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[Steam-powered thresher]

Description: Photograph of a steam-powered thrasher, 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. The photograph was taken around 1910 and this copy was developed around 1960.
Date: 1910

[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

[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

[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~

[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~

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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