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[Portrait of Lorraine Kesler]

Description: Postcard of the portrait of a baby, identified as Lorraine Kesler. She is seated on a black cushion and is wearing a white dress. The background is a plain, black wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Portrait of Charles Wright]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit and tie, identified as Charles Wright. He is shown from the torso up, and has short curly hair and a large mustache that covers his mouth. The photograph is an oval shape on a rectangular mat, and there is handwriting on the back that describes his family and states that he was born in 1911.
Date: unknown
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

[Tull Harden family portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Tull Harden family. They are seated indoors and wearing formal outfits. There is one man, one woman, four young girls and three young boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Small wooden house]

Description: Photograph of a small, wooden house taken by Kirby Campbell. It is pictured in a field of tall grass, and there is a small shed on the right side of the photograph. Handwriting on the back of the photograph indicates that the house is located North of Lutie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Campbell, Kirby
Item Type: Photograph

[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 Palo Cummings]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit and hat and holding a small child. The man is identified as Palo Cummings and the child is his daughter, Edith. They are seated outside in a large, open field.
Date: January 15, 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Men constructing house]

Description: Photograph of three men in front of a house being constructed. One man is standing on the ground, and the two other men are standing at the second floor. The house is two stories, and the roof has one layer of wooden planks.
Date: unknown
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

[Portrait of Maye Ryan]

Description: Postcard of the portrait of a woman identified as Maye Ryan. Her hair is short, and she is wearing a long, elaborate dress with white ruffles and a large bow on the back of her neck. She is standing in front of a plain gradient background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are men sitting on bar stools at the counter, and servers lined up in front of them. The man on the far left wearing a bow tie is identified as Goat Hopper.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Collingsworth County Clerk's Office]

Description: Photograph of two women seated at a large desk, inside the Collingsworth County Clerk's Office. The women are identified as Marguerite Bartlett, County Clerk, and Opal Estes, Deputy Clerk.
Date: September 25, 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[Palace Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Palace Drug Store. There are tall, dark, wooden shelves on the walls, and men are standing behind the glass counters on both sides of the store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men inside clothing store]

Description: Photograph of three men standing inside a clothing store. They are standing near glass displays with clothes hanging inside. There are tables on the left side of the photograph with various displays on them. The men are identified as V. P. Robertson, Sr., Joe Fleming, and Roy Horn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cochran Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Cochran Drug Store. It is a long room with tall shelves lining the walls and counters on each side. There are five men standing by the display counters looking towards the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Interior of Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are people seated at tables and at the counter. A waitress is taking orders on the right side of the photograph. The man sitting in the back of the cafe in front of "Taylor's" ice cream sign is identified as Goat Hopper. Handwriting on the back of the photograph talks about the history of the cafe and states that it had the first refrigerated air conditioner in Wellington, Texas.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Wellington Post Office]

Description: Photograph of five people standing inside the Wellington Post Office. They are standing in a line, facing the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies each person from left to right as: Wade Arnold, Jessie Fuson, Unknown, Lee N. Gragg, and Aubrey Moore.
Date: unknown
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

[Palace Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in the Palace Drug Store. They are identified from left to right as Dr. C. E. High (who had an office above the drug store); Dr. Moss; Lester Benge; Tom Benge; Mrs. Tom Benge; Jack Hurst; and Sandy Parson. The store was owned by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Benge.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Stall Dry Goods Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Stall Dry Goods Store. There is a group of people standing behind glass display cases, looking towards the camera. The men on the left side of the photograph are identified as L. H. Stall and John Wells, and two people on the right side of the photograph are identified as Mrs. E. M. Hix and May Godfrey.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Johnny Wallace Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Johnny Wallace Store on the West side of the Wellington square. Five men are standing behind the counter next to a rack of suits. There are shelves with clothing on them on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
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

[Sid Jones Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Sid Jones Hardware Store. Six men are in the store and are facing towards the camera. There are tall shelves on both sides of the store that are stocked with various hardware supplies, and a bike is sitting in the middle of the room. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the store was located in Wellington, Texas, and identifies the man in the dark shirt as Cleburne Jones.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph