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[Aerial view of Wellington State Bank and Wellington Hotel]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Northeast corner of the square in Wellington. The visible buildings include the East side of the courthouse, the Wellington State Bank, and the Wellington Hotel. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the Bailey Grocery Co. building, and a group of people standing at the door of the Wellington Hotel. Other people can be seen walking across the street. There are houses and fields in the background.
Date: unknown

[Baptist Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a Baptist Hospital building in Wellington, Texas. It is a small two-story building, and there are houses in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that Dr. E. W. Jones was a doctor there.
Date: unknown

[Closed Pool Hall]

Description: Postcard of a large group of people standing outside of a closed pool hall. There is a wagon drawn by two horses in front of the group. Handwriting on the back of the postcard describes the scene.
Date: unknown

[Collingsworth County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Collingsworth County Courthouse. It is a three-story brick building with multiple windows on each story. There is a road in front of it and other buildings in the background.
Date: unknown

[Collingsworth County Jail]

Description: Postcard of the Collingsworth County Jail, located at Belton and 9th Streets in Wellington, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a covered front porch. There are a few small houses in the distant background, and no other buildings nearby.
Date: unknown

[Cotton compress]

Description: Postcard of a large building that was a cotton compress in Wellington. The exterior of the building is plain and white, and the roof is repeatedly slanted.
Date: unknown

[Crowd in Wellington]

Description: Postcard of a large crowd in Wellington, Texas. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that the crowd was at the Katy Depot during World War I. There are many people standing near a dirt road facing a building, and the caption at the bottom of the photograph reads "Going to get the Kaiser."
Date: unknown

[Dodsonville School students]

Description: Postcard of students from Dodsonville School. They are standing outdoors in front of a building. Each person has a number near them that an accompanying note identifies them with. The numbers identified are 1. E. T. Vaughan - Teacher, 2. Lois Morgan, 3. Alma Ellis, 4. Josie Scott, 5. Ruth Royal, 6. Fred Scott, 7. Otis Royal, 8. Bailey Bland, 9. Carol Jones, 11. Rosalee Carter, 12. Sue Rogers, 13. Leona Rodgers, 14. Jewell Ranum, 15. Lena McKinney, 16. Buster Davis, 17. Johnny Gambel, 19. William Day Driscoll, 20. Bell Hunt, 23. FLoyd Branum, 25. Coy McDuff.
Date: unknown

[Drug Store building in Dodson]

Description: Postcard of a Drug Store building in Dodson. There are two men sitting on the front porch, looking towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the store was built in 1911 by the grandfather of Jimmy Cochran.
Date: unknown

[Early Wellington School]

Description: Postcard of an early school in Wellington, Texas, next to a railroad track. It is a two-story white building in a large field. The railroad track is in the right corner of the photograph.
Date: unknown

[East Ward School]

Description: Postcard of a high school identified as the East Ward School in Wellington, Texas. The building is three stories tall and made of brick. There are four large white columns at the front entrance, and many people are exiting and walking towards the left side of the photograph. There is also a group of people at a side entrance on the right side of the school building.
Date: unknown

[Family portrait]

Description: Postcard of a family portrait. There is a man who is seated and holding a small girl, with two other girls standing next to him. One of the girls is identified as Etha Pruden.
Date: unknown

[First Collingsworth County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the first Collingsworth County Courthouse. It is a small, white building with a steep roof. There is a group of trees surrounding the building, and multiple cars are parked in front of it.
Date: unknown

[First Courthouse in Collingsworth County]

Description: Postcard of the first Courthouse in Collingsworth County. It is two stories, and has a red brick exterior and a white clock tower on the roof. There are white buildings in the background.
Date: unknown

[Fleet Pruden holding horse reins]

Description: Framed postcard of a child identified as Fleet Pruden holding a horse by the reins. Writing on the back of the photograph states that the horse was called "Mack" and was two years old. There is a barn and a windmill in the background.
Date: 1912

[Group at caves]

Description: Postcard of a group of young people at the caves of Southwest Wellington, Texas. There is a man in a black suit and hat standing in front of four other people at the mouth of the cave.
Date: unknown

[Group of students]

Description: Postcard of a large group of students from the West Ward School in Wellington, Texas. The children are standing and sitting in four rows, and a teacher is standing on the left side of the photograph.
Date: unknown

[Horse-drawn float]

Description: Postcard of a horse-drawn float for W. H. Mims Blacksmith and Woodwork. There are American flags covering the top of the float, and a large banner on its side. There are men sitting on the float, and one man standing beside it. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that W. H. Mims managed an electric plant from 1912-1923.
Date: unknown

[Horses and buggy]

Description: Postcard of two horses behind a fence that are attached to a buggy. There is a man, identified as Ernest Sherwood, and a woman seated inside the buggy. There is a short note on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910~

[Hospital above drug store]

Description: Postcard of a small hospital on the East side of the Square in Wellington, Texas. It is located above the Hardy O'Neil Drug Company store. There are other stores on both sides of the hospital.
Date: 1916

[Jeff and Wilford Harrison]

Description: Postcard of a young man and a boy. They are wearing suits and hats, and standing outdoors. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies them as Jeff and Wilford Harrison.
Date: unknown

[Man plowing fields]

Description: Postcard of a man plowing a field, shown from behind. He is wearing overalls and a hat, and working a small type of plow or tractor. The field is very large and flat, and nothing is visible in the distance.
Date: unknown

[Mish Dukeminer with horse and wagon]

Description: Postcard of a man standing on a flat wagon with a horse hitched to it. He is identified as Mish Dukeminer by handwriting on the back of the postcard, which also describes the horse as a dray horse. There is a train behind the wagon with a man seated inside.
Date: unknown

[Northeast corner of square]

Description: Postcard of the Northeast corner of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are multiple stores pictured and cars parked in front of them. An accompanying note states that there are Ozark Trail monuments on the corner of the square.
Date: unknown