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[B.P.O.E. (Elks) Members Marching in Parade]

Description: Photograph of Elks Members walking in a parade down a city street in Childress, Texas. Two men in a horse-drawn wagon are leading the line of members who are dressed in matching hats and suits. Spectators line the street and are watching the parade pass them by.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

B.T. Williams Stone Home

Description: Photograph of the B.T. Williams homestead. The stone house is 1 story with broken windows in the front. There is tall grass that is growing around the house. Pieces of wood are detached from the structure. B.T. Williams is believed to have helped develop the first cotton gin in Childress County.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Best Courts in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Best Courts in Childress, Texas. The tourist court is located on the corner of an intersection and stands next to residential homes. The tourist court is labeled with several signs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bombsight storage buildign

Description: Photograph of a building at Childress Army Air Field where the Norden Bombsight was locked away for protection. The concrete walls of the vault are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

["Bonehead" Troop Gathers for Cato's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of the "Bonehead Boys" at the funeral of their deceased scout master, Edwin "KOW" Cato. The men are posing in four rows, the front two are kneeling and the back two rows are standing. There is a bus behind them with their troop name "Bonehead Boys" painted across the roof, right above the windows.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Scouts with Scout Master, Delbert Wasson]

Description: Photograph of Scout Master Delbert Wasson and three young Boy Scouts. The Scout Master is dressed in full uniform and the boys are casually dressed. One boy is serving soda in small cups to an adult couple and the other Boy Scouts. There is a gas station and a moving car in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bricking of the City Streets

Description: Photograph of the bricking of an unknown street in Childress, Texas, in the early 1920's. A sign for the Central Filling Station is visible on the left side of the street. Early automobiles are parked on either side of the street past the area where bricks are being laid by unidentified workers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Burley Pixler

Description: Photograph of Burley Pixler. Pixler is shown standing in front of a wooden-frame building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[C.W. Furr Mercantile]

Description: Photograph of the C.W. Furr Mercantile. There is a wide array of merchandise around the store. There is a woman behind the counter and another woman and three men on the other side of the counter. One man is sitting on a stool and the rest are standing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[C.W. Furr Mercantile 1915]

Description: Photograph of two stores standing side by side. There are a couple of unidentified buildings in the background on the right hand side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

CAAF Briefing

Description: Photograph of several unidentified soldiers attending a brief at Childress Army Air Field in Texas. An AT-11 is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

The Car-Vu

Description: Photograph of two people sitting in a car and watching a movie at the drive-in theater Car-Vu. The movie is projected on a large screen in front of the vehicle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carrie Underwood's Playhouse]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in front of a float which was featured in a parade. The float is an elaborate playhouse propped on top of a wagon. The Childress courthouse is visible in the background as well as an American flag. Horse-drawn wagons are also in the background behind the playhouse float.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph