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Collingsworth County, Texas History, Volume 2

Description: This volume about Collingsworth County, Texas describes various aspects of the county's history, including: early county history, current county [history], churches, schools, organizations, early business, current business, agriculture, military, families, and dedications and memorials. Index starts on page 291.
Date: 2009
Creator: Collingsworth County Book Committee

[Wellington Volunteer Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of a group of men from the Wellington Volunteer Fire Department. They are standing outdoors next to two small fire engines that are parked in front of a garage. Two young boys are sitting in the back of the engine on the left side of the photograph. All of the men are wearing suits and hats, and facing towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states the Fire Department was located on West Avenue, and an accompanying note identifies the fire engines as American LaFrance trucks.
Date: 1925

[Telephone operators]

Description: Photograph of four women operating telephones. They are all wearing dresses and have short haircuts. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies their names as Pearl Boverie Hendrick, Ruth Boone Fleming, Tina Thompson Hendrix, and Berniece Brickey.
Date: 1925

[George Kelley Telephone Office]

Description: Photograph of the George Kelley Telephone Office. There is a man and a woman seated at a small table. The woman is wearing headphones and sitting in front of the telephone operations, and the man is writing on the table. The name of the telephone operator was Willie Payne.
Date: 1907/1910

[Fresno Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of the girls Fresno Basketball team. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the two girls in the front row and three of the girls in the back row.
Date: 1927

[Portrait of Charles Wright]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit and tie, identified as Charles Wright. He is shown from the torso up, and has short curly hair and a large mustache that covers his mouth. The photograph is an oval shape on a rectangular mat, and there is handwriting on the back that describes his family and states that he was born in 1911.
Date: unknown

[Small wooden house]

Description: Photograph of a small, wooden house taken by Kirby Campbell. It is pictured in a field of tall grass, and there is a small shed on the right side of the photograph. Handwriting on the back of the photograph indicates that the house is located North of Lutie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Campbell, Kirby

[Beach home]

Description: Photograph of the Beach home, owned by Ben Beach. There are multiple men wearing suits and tending to horses, some of which are attached to carriages. There is a boy sitting in a tree on the left side of the photograph. The caption states that the house was later known as Pedigo Place.
Date: 1898

[Portrait of Maye Ryan]

Description: Postcard of the portrait of a woman identified as Maye Ryan. Her hair is short, and she is wearing a long, elaborate dress with white ruffles and a large bow on the back of her neck. She is standing in front of a plain gradient background.
Date: unknown

[Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are men sitting on bar stools at the counter, and servers lined up in front of them. The man on the far left wearing a bow tie is identified as Goat Hopper.
Date: 1936

[Three men inside clothing store]

Description: Photograph of three men standing inside a clothing store. They are standing near glass displays with clothes hanging inside. There are tables on the left side of the photograph with various displays on them. The men are identified as V. P. Robertson, Sr., Joe Fleming, and Roy Horn.
Date: unknown

[Cochran Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Cochran Drug Store. It is a long room with tall shelves lining the walls and counters on each side. There are five men standing by the display counters looking towards the camera.
Date: unknown

[Interior of Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are people seated at tables and at the counter. A waitress is taking orders on the right side of the photograph. The man sitting in the back of the cafe in front of "Taylor's" ice cream sign is identified as Goat Hopper. Handwriting on the back of the photograph talks about the history of the cafe and states that it had the first refrigerated air conditioner in Wellington, Texas.
Date: 1936