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[Wellington Baseball team]

Description: Photograph of a group of the Wellington Baseball team. They are in their uniforms and hats. An accompanying note identifies their names; back row from left to right: Johnnie Payne, Polly O'Neil, Jack Lackey, George Smith, Big Dean. Middle row from left to right: Doc Dean, Jim Fuller, Coon Cocke. Front row: Gentry Brooks, Iran Benson, Nugent Pritchard, and Eddie Moore.
Date: 1920~

[Fresno School]

Description: Photograph of a class from the Fresno School. The students are standing outdoors in three rows. Two children can be seen looking out of the windows behind the group. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies some of the students.
Date: 1921/1922

[Family group next to car]

Description: Photograph of a family group standing next to a car. Notes on the back of the photograph state that the image was taken on the corner of 14th and El Paso Streets. The people are identified as Lou Goodnight, Hayden Goodnight, Mrs. Mayme Goodnight, and Pearl Goodnight.
Date: 1922

[Stevenson Grain and Elevator]

Description: Photograph of the Stevenson Grain and Elevator. There is a small building in the foreground in front of the Grain & Elevator Co. building. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the elevator was purchased from Kelling Milling Company of Wichita Falls in 1921.
Date: 1922

[West side of square]

Description: Postcard of the West side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are multiple stores along a dirt road. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the grocery store on the left side of the photograph.
Date: June 26, 1922

[Grassbur School students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Grassbur School. They are posing outdoors in front of the wall of a building and a large American flag. Many of the children are squinting from the sunlight and not looking towards the camera. The teacher is identified as Hubert Carpenter.
Date: 1923

[Cottonwood School Basketball]

Description: Photograph of a basketball championship team from Cottonwood School. There are four young men in the front row with a champions banner, and two young men and one man in a suit in the second row. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the names of the individuals.
Date: 1924

[Scene during Wellington coal shortage]

Description: Photograph of a scene during the coal shortage in Wellington. There are several horse-drawn wagons crowding a dirt road. A note accompanying the photograph states that coal was used in cast iron stoves for cooking and heating, and that during the shortage coal was brought to the County and each family was allowed to purchase two sacks. During the shortage, corn, cottonseed, and wood were burned as alternatives to coal.
Date: 1924

[Wellington School musical group]

Description: Photograph of a musical group from the Wellington School. There are four young women seated in the first row, holding violins, and two young men with drums. Some of the students behind them have trumpets and clarinets. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies some of the individuals.
Date: 1924

[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

[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

[School group in costumes]

Description: Photograph of a group of school children in costumes, for "Hobo Day" at Crossroads School, posing outdoors next to a brick wall. Many of the children are wearing over-sized clothes and hats, and holding brooms. One child in the front row is laying in a wheel-barrow.
Date: 1926

[West Ward Elementary School class]

Description: Photograph of a third grade class from West Ward Elementary School. The class is posing in front of a brick wall and lined up in three rows. Some of the children are identified; in the first row, the third person is Anna Lee Graham, the sixth person is Virginia Fortenberry, and the ninth person is Genevieve Strickland. In the second row, the first person is Kathleen Leggitt, and the teacher in the third row is Mrs. Ruth Barton.
Date: 1926/1927

[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

[Fresno School students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Fresno School. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building, and are lined up in about seven rows. An accompanying note identifies most of the students' names and which rows they are in. Back row: Ora Lee Forbis (teacher), unidentified, Woodrow Byrd, Tom Harwell, J. Y. Pollard, Loyd Graham, Glenn Crawley, Ray Uselton, Ocie Scott, Lester Harwell, Ray Wood, Ernest Nunnelly, Ben W. Beaird (teacher), Jack Colson. Second row from back: first two unidentified, Clay King, R. B. Uselton, Bernice Hicks, Dorothy D. Roberts, Myrtle Beaird, Lottie Scott, Nell Burton, Marie Hicks, Ozell Byrd, Velma Colson. Row three: J. B. Killian, Neal Braboy, Tom Wood, Aubry Duke, Otha Weaver, Olan Roberts, next three unidentified. Row four: Ray Williams, next two unidentified, Johnny Graham, Vera Scott, Beatrice Black, Edmund Crane, Viola Sullivan, Oleta Coker, Woody Wood, Clarence Black, W. C. Williams, Clifton Sullivan, Grover Graham, George Graham, J. J. Coker. Row five: Raymond Hicks, J. C. Hicks, Olen or J. D. Roverts, Jack Wood, Carline POllard, Austin Emmert, Basil Clubb, unidentified, Clarence Nunnelly, next three unidentified, J. C. Emmert. Bottom row: unidentified, Dorothy Black, Clovis Scott, Roger Clubb, unidentified, Billie Uselton, Pauline Emmert, James Craine, Douglas Coker.
Date: 1927/1928

[Teacher and students in costume]

Description: Photograph of a teacher and two students dressed up in costumes. Writing on the back of the photograph states that the costumes were for "Hobo Day" at the Crossroads School. The teacher is identified as Mrs. Bill Roberts and the student of the left is identified as J. D. Phipps.
Date: 1927