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[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

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington School students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Wellington School. They are pictured indoors, sitting in three rows. Most of the students are girls wearing white blouses and dresses. There are five young boys pictured at the right of the photograph.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Veteran R. L. Templeton]

Description: Photograph of Veteran R. L. Templeton standing outdoors in front of the Veterans Memorial Collingsworth County Courthouse. He is wearing a fifty year battle uniform and holding a cane.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Aberdeen School]

Description: Photograph of a class from the Aberdeen School posing outdoors. The students are lined up in three rows, and a teacher is standing on the right side.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington High School Graduating Class of 1912]

Description: Photograph of the graduating class of Wellington High School. There are seven students pictured, two of them are young men wearing suits and five of them are young women in white dresses. The caption identifies the names of the students.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Group standing outdoors]

Description: Photograph of two men and three women standing outdoors. The men are wearing nice suits and hats, and the women are wearing light-colored dresses and large-brimmed hats. They are standing on a slope in front of a large bush.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[Man proposing to a woman]

Description: Photograph of a young man proposing to a woman. He is wearing a dark suit and kneeling on one knee. The woman is wearing a long black skirt and a hat, and holding the man's hand. They are pictured on a rocky hill.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph