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[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

[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~

[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

[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~

[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

[Texas Wholesale Company railroad car #1]

Description: Postcard of a Texas Wholesale Company tank on a railroad bed. There are five men and a young boys standing or sitting on beams propped against the tank and a second young boy standing on the ground in front of the tank. Handwriting at the top of the image says "unloading Tanks for Texas Co. Wholesale 1910" and one person appears to be labeled "Ralph." There are also handwritten notes on the back of the postcard including a description that says "only way unload heavy tank, B. F. Ball & boys with help."
Date: 1910

[Texas Wholesale Company railroad car #2]

Description: Postcard of a Texas Wholesale Company tank on a railroad bed. There are five men and a young boys standing or sitting on beams propped against the tank and a second young boy standing on the ground in front of the tank. Handwriting at the top of the image says "First Gasoline tank to arrive in Wellington. Come in on train. (1)."
Date: 1910

[Train engine]

Description: Photograph of a train engine, identified as a thrasher engine. It has large wheels and a covering over the conductor's area. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the engine was B. H. Ford's.
Date: 1910

[Wellington School after construction]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington School after completion. There are six men standing in front of the two-story building, facing towards the camera. An accompanying caption states that the contractors were Smith and Sommerville Contractors. The man first on the right side of the photograph is identified as Sam C. Sommerville.
Date: 1911~

[Wellington School in construction]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington School in construction. The structure is made of wood and is mostly a skeleton of the building. There are six men standing in front of the structure, wearing hats and working gear. The caption states that the work was done by Smith and Somerville Contractors.
Date: 1911

[Dodson School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodson School. They are pictured outside near the wall of a building, and are lined up in four rows. An accompanying note identifies the students; in the back row is O. D. Thorn, Carrol Jones, Buddy Wynn, Merlin Carter, Ralph Brannum, Clarence Talley, Fred Scott, Teacher Vaughn, Leona Rodgers (white bonnet), Cap Berry (behind Leona), Floy Wynn (left side of Cap), Alf Wynn, Belle Hunt, and Otis Royal. In the second row is Jewel Nipper, Blanch Futch, Ruth Royal, Sue Rodgers, Vrigie Trout, Margie Trout, Susie Trout, and Ruth Gardner. in the third row Alonzo McDowell, Ralph Cherry, and Ruby Roedocker. In the fourth row is Goldwyn Millner, Bryan Ellis, Carl Weaver, Jack Deahl, Arlin Baker, Elliot Wynn, Forrest Jones, and Jack Broyles.
Date: 1912

[Men standing on porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven men standing on a porch. They are all wearing hats, and three on the left side of the photograph are also wearing full suits. The man on the far right is holding a dog over his leg. Handwriting above each person identifies them, from left to right, as Joe Jones, J. J. Calloway, Papa Couch, P. W. Meyer, C. B. Jones, George Lee, and Henry Singley.
Date: 1912

[Three women posing with wooden cart]

Description: Photograph of three women posing with a wooden cart. They are identified as Gay Eads, Blanch, Crouch, and LaNora Sherwood. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the cart is a city meat market "hack" that was used to deliver meat. Two of the women are riding on the back of the cart as the other is pretending to pull it forward, and there are houses in the distance behind them.
Date: 1912/1915

[Wagons and mules outside]

Description: Photograph of multiple mule-drawn wagons outside a store that reads "Singley Bros." There is a man standing in the doorway of the store with his hands at his side, identified as H. E. Singley. The man sitting in the wagon to the left is identified as Bert Weaver. Rooftops of houses can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads "Jones Singley."
Date: 1912

[Women posing with rifles]

Description: Postcard of a group of women outdoors posing with rifles, from the Gaye Eeds Glenn collection. They are wearing long white dresses and standing in front of shrubs. The woman on the left side of the photograph is drinking out of a large jug.
Date: 1912/1915

[City Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the City Drug Store and the South side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are three men and one small boy standing in front of the drug store. The building on the left side of the photograph is a lunchroom.
Date: 1913

[Family group posing indoors]

Description: Photograph of a family group posing indoors. An elderly woman is seated in a chair with one girl and two boys behind her. The individuals are identified by handwriting on the back of the photograph as Lenore Sherwood, Mrs. Ermie Sherwood, Hugh Sherwood, and Mrs. Mary E. Hannah.
Date: 1913