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[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

[Small boy on chair]

Description: Postcard of Pete Boverie, later Dr. Robert Floyd Boverie, in a light-colored outfit with a wide belt and black shoes. He is standing on a chair with one hand on its back, and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Postcard

[Wellington Basketball team]

Description: Photograph of a Wellington Basketball team. There are six young women pictured standing in a line, and one man standing in the middle of them. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies their names.
Date: 1913/1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Trout and Talley reunion]

Description: Postcard of the Trout and Talley reunion. The photograph is taken outdoors, in front of the door of Charlie Trout's house in Dodsonville, Texas. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies the individuals in the third row as Effie (Tyler) Trout, Charlie Trout, Bill Hays, and Clarence Talley holding Oliver Trout; in the second row is Jim and Otho Talley, Susie, Margie, and Vergie Trout, and Annie Talley; and in the first row is Bessie Talley, Gerald Trout, and Olen Trout.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard

[Dodsonville School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodsonville School. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building, and are lined up in seven rows. The younger children are seated in the first two rows.
Date: 1915/1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Group in front of small house]

Description: Photograph of three women standing in front of a small, portable house. One woman is looking towards the camera and holding a suitcase, and the other two are looking towards the ground. Handwriting on the back of the photograph describes the scene and states that it is from the Gaye Eeds Glenn collection.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Large group posing outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a large group of adults and children at a quilting at the house of Mrs. S. C. Somerville. There are multiple rows of people standing and sitting between two trees in front of the house. Notes on the back of the photograph identify the individuals as Mrs. Lackey, Betty Cocke, Mamie Swafford, Mrs. T. T. Fain, Mrs. Nunn, Mrs. Harper, Mrs. Foster Brown, Mrs. L. T. Alexander, J. L. Alexander, Emma Richards, Mamie Anderson, Mrs. Leach, Mrs. Walter Dobbs, Maude Singley, Mrs. Sam Prichard, Mrs. John Anderson, Mary Somerville, Mary Stall, Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Winnie Fain, Mrs. Swafford, Mrs. Jake Owens, Mrs. J. Longings, Mrs. Myers, Edith Longings, Walter Somerville, Otis Somerville, Lois Sherwood, Mrs. S. C. Somerville, Clint Richards, Lee Smith, and Linnie Richards.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington First National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the First National Bank in Wellington, Texas. It is a long, two-story building with small trees lining the exterior. There are not any other buildings nearby. Handwriting on the back of the postcard is a note addressed to Jessie Sugg.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard

[Flour mill]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a flour mill. It is identified as the Home Queen and Pride of Wellington flour, opened in 1916. Handwriting on the back of the photograph describes the history of the mill.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Hospital above drug store]

Description: Postcard of a small hospital on the East side of the Square in Wellington, Texas. It is located above the Hardy O'Neil Drug Company store. There are other stores on both sides of the hospital.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard

[Kelly School Photograph]

Description: Photograph of a group of students at the Kelly School. There are young children in the front of the group, and older students standing behind them. The children are identified in each row in writing on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Singley Brothers Mill]

Description: Photograph of the Singley Brothers Mill and Elevator. The mill has a brick exterior and there are three men standing in front it, facing towards the camera. There is a smaller, wooden building near the bottom-left side of the photograph.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Small group next to an early car]

Description: Postcard of three people next to an early seven-passenger Studebaker. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the individuals as Bob Glenn, Gay Eads, and Eula Williams. The man and one of the women are seated on the side of the car, and the other woman is standing up facing them. A shadow from the photographer is cast on the front of the car.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Three children on porch]

Description: Photograph of three small children identified as Irma Sherwood, Sadie Sherwood, and Ray Sherwood. They are seated next to each other on a wooden porch. Their parents are identified as Rube and Sadie Sherwood.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Children in front of car on bridge]

Description: Photograph of two small children standing at the front of a car on a wooden bridge. They are leaning together and looking towards the camera. There is another person sitting in the car behind the wheel. Notes on the back of the photograph describe the location of the scene and state that Rube Sherwood is the mother of the children pictured.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Fresno School photograph]

Description: Photograph of a group of young women outside of Fresno School. They are playfully posing under benches and smiling towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reveals that one of the women is Alma Crawley.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Pleasant Hill School gathering]

Description: Postcard of a large group gathering at Pleasant hill School. The group is standing in front of the school, which is a small white building. There are horses and carriages in the background on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard

[Wellington State Bank]

Description: Photograph of five women standing outside of Wellington State Bank. They are all wearing long coats, skirts, and hats. The woman on the far right side of the photograph is wearing a large fur shawl, muff, and hat. All are smiling towards the camera except for the woman in the center of the photograph.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Young boys in uniforms]

Description: Postcard of two young boys in scout uniforms and hats, identified as Clem and Pete Boverie. They are standing side by side and looking towards the camera. There are notes on the back of the postcard that describe the image.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Postcard

[Mother and children]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing next to a child and holding a baby. The woman and child are both wearing dresses, and they are posing in front of a black car.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton gin in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard at the Wellington Cotton Gin. There are numerous bales of cotton in a field, and five men are pictured standing and sitting on top of them. The men are all wearing hats and facing towards the camera, and one man on the far right side of the photograph is smiling and pointing. There are houses in the distant background. An accompanying note states that Lonzo Cartwright was the cotton gin manager.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph