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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.
Description: Photograph of an armed guard lifting the Norden Bombsight to a bombardier in the bomber's nose of an AT-11 during World War II.
Description: Photograph of Carrie Underwood Pennell Hardin, center, showing the younger ladies how to model period clothing at an Old Settlers event in the early 1960's at the City Auditorium.
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.
Description: Photograph of the Childress fire station next to City Hall. There are two men standing in the open doorway of the garage. The building is unmarked except for a sign that says "City Secretary, City Tax Collector, Water Department" which is to the right of the men standing in the garage.
Description: Photograph of the Childress Concert Band seated and standing with their instruments outside of a nondescript building. The band consists of all men; a large bass drum occupies the center of the frame which says "Childress Concert Band."
Description: Photograph of a large group of approximately ninety children and fifteen adults standing and sitting in rows in front of a the first Childress School building. The women and girls wear dresses or shirts with skirts, the boys wear button-up shirts and some of the boys and men wear suits, ties, and hats. The building is light-colored with a shingled roof and a bell tower. On the right side of the frame next to the building is a buggy and a horse.
Description: Photograph of Childress High School Boys Football Team in 1930. The members are posing in three rows, the back two rows are standing and the front row is sitting. Two men in suits are standing on the right hand side of the photograph. The football players are wearing their team sweaters which displays a large "C". They are standing in front of an unidentifiable brick building.
Description: Photograph of the coaches and manager of the Childress High School Football Team. They are posing with their arms around one another, shoulder to shoulder. The football team is visible in the background doing exercises.
Description: Photograph of the Childress High School Girls Basketball Team in 1903. They are posing in three rows: the back row is standing, the middle row is kneeling, and the front row is lying on the floor. They are all holding hands.
Description: Photograph of the graduating senior class of Childress High School in 1914. Top row from left to right: Dick Weddington, Patti Jefferies, Anis Campbell, J. D. Gilliam, Edith Sport, Lida Pittman, Irene Baker, Tully Dian. Center row from left to right: Mary Biggerstaff, Bertha Copher, Elizabeth Milner, Lora Curd, Ella Keer, Mary Johnson. Front row from left to right: Hazel Howard, Nell Crews, Abbie Berry, Mary Coffee, Bess Johnson. Written on the negative in the bottom left corner to cause white text on the positive print: "C.H.S. 1914."
Creator: Hanna, Mark
Description: Photograph of a window display at The Childress Index taken at night. There is a poster on a Samson card table which reads: "Win! A genuine Samson regular $4.00 card table in our canned foods guessing contest. Ask for details!" On either side of the table are stacked IGA products including apricots, cranberry sauce, salad dressing, fruit cocktail, and tomato juice. There are two unidentified men sitting inside of the store in the center of the frame.
Creator: Stanford Studio