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[Portrait of the Neese family]

Description: Photograph of the Neese family in front of a small wooden house. There is one man, one woman, and four small children. There are two horses and a barn in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the names of the individuals.
Date: 1889~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of couple]

Description: Photograph of a couple identified as Will O. Richards and his wife, Emma Cocke Richards. The image is an oval shape on a rectangular mat. The man is wearing a black suit and a tie, and the woman is wearing a white top, and they are posing in front of a backdrop with a tree on it.
Date: 1896
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Mrs. S. C. Somerville's Class]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S. C. Somerville's class. The students are posing outdoors in front of a white building, and are lined up in three rows. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the names of the students.
Date: 1899/1903
Item Type: Photograph

[William Washington Maddox family]

Description: Photograph of the William Washington Maddox family standing in front of a small, wooden house. There are two men, one woman, and three small boys standing near a wire fence. The men are wearing suits and hats, and one has a long beard. The woman is wearing a long, black dress and the three boys are wearing suits and bow ties.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Young man standing in bank]

Description: Postcard of a young man leaning against the counter inside the Wellington Bank. There are other customers in the background, and three bankers are standing behind the counter looking towards the camera. The man that is seated in the back room, in the interior business department, is identified as Franklin Turney Copey. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that he worked at the bank from 1900-1910.
Date: 1900\1910
Item Type: Postcard

[Robert A. and Ella Jane Dysart home]

Description: Photograph of the Robert A. and Ella Jane Dysart home. There are people standing and sitting in the front yard, and are identified as Clyde, Dysart, Charley Dysart, Jennie Dysart, Gertrude Loter holding her son John, Carey Dysart, Hubert Dysart, and B. P. Bonnea. Notes on the back of the photograph provide additional information about the home.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington School photograph]

Description: Photograph of a Wellington School group posing outdoors in front of a wooden building. There are five rows of students, ranging from small children to young adults. The small children are seated in the first two rows.
Date: 1903/1904
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington Vocal Class]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington Vocal class. They are pictured outdoors near the side of a building, and are lined up in four rows. The caption identifies three of the individuals.
Date: 1904~
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Beach family]

Description: Photograph of the Beach family in front of an exterior wall. There are four men, one woman, and one small child in the second row, and two men, three women, and three small children seated in the first row. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing long skirts.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton yard in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard in Wellington. A small, fenced area is pictured with a large number of wrapped cotton bales inside. There are men in the center of the photograph that are standing on the bales. There is a building on the left side of the photograph with horses standing near its exterior.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Missionary Society]

Description: Photograph of a group of women from the Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church in Wellington, Texas. They are seated indoors and are posing in three rows. All of the women have their hair pulled back and are looking towards the camera, except for two in the center of the photograph that are looking at a book. Handwritten numbers on each individual identify the names of the women on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable]

Description: Postcard of the Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. It is a large wooden barn, and there is a group of people and horses standing in front of it. There is a small boy standing near the left side of the photograph.
Date: September 18, 1908
Item Type: Postcard

[Home of J. M. Foraker]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outdoors in front of two small barns. Two women are seated in a carriage drawn by one horse. A small boy is standing near the front of the photograph with a sign that has the date written on it. The caption states that the photograph depicts the home of J. M. Foraker.
Date: September 25, 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of men in new car]

Description: Postcard of five men seated in a new car. They are all wearing light shirts, dark pants, and hats. One man has his hand on the steering wheel and is looking off to the side. There are trees and fences in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies the names of each individual.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Group outdoors in snow]

Description: Photograph of four girls outdoors in the snow. Notes on the back of the photograph identify them as Nettie West, Ethel Kelley, Sallie Kelley, and Emma Hite. They are sitting on top of wagon wheel bottoms and looking towards the camera. There is a small store on the left side of the photograph and houses in the far distance.
Date: April 1, 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Curtner Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Curtner Drug Store. Two people are looking at products in a glass display in the center of the store. Three other men are standing behind the counters in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the man on the left with the dark cup is Ruel Curtner, and the man on the right with the dark hat is "Papa" Curtner.
Date: 1910/1915
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Postcard

[Pleasant Hill School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Pleasant Hill School. The students are standing outdoors in front of a building, and are lined up in four rows. The youngest children are standing in the first two rows. An accompanying note identifies some of the students; those identified in the first row are Bertrude Peggram Clark, Fran Abbott, Morris Abbot, Lou Ellen Burdine, Rosa Bell Peggram, Carla Fields, Neil Fields, Horace Bible, and John Abbot. Those identified in the second row are Miss Lou Goodnight (teacher), Uple Holland, Mae Beth Wilson, Ola Starr Hunter, and Ray Burdine. Those identified in the third row are Mildred Abbott, Vera Abbott, Alice White Ammons, Bertha Fields, Mary Burdine, Curtis Jones, Frank Wilson, and Elroy Burdine. Those identified in the back row are Zula Holland, Ivy Fields, Conrad Jones, Walter Burdiner, Arnold Holland, Ernest Abbott, and Willie Fields.
Date: 1910/1919
Item Type: Photograph

[South side of square]

Description: Photograph of the South side of the square in Wellington. There are multiple small stores and a hotel in the foreground, and the First Baptist Church is located in the upper left side of the photograph. The streets around the square are not paved.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas Wholesale Company gasoline tank]

Description: Postcard of a large gasoline tank from the Texas Wholesale Company. It has been hauled off of a train and is resting on the ground. There is a group of men and children standing in front of the tank, behind railroad tracks. A man on the left side of the photograph is holding the reins of two horses. Small houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard