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[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

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909

[Car in parade]

Description: Photograph of a car driving down the street in a parade. The car has the slogan, "Howdy Folks, Welcome" written on the side of it. There are people in the background and lined up on the side of the street watching.
Date: unknown

[Carriages at a warehouse]

Description: Photograph of a large number of horse-drawn carriages at a warehouse in a large field, called "The Old Ware House." The small building on the right side of the photograph is identified as a "cotton house." Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the buildings were similar to community buildings, and that a large picnic was taking place that day.
Date: unknown

[Cecil Coe Farm]

Description: Photograph of a herd of pigs from the Cecil Coe pig farm, two miles South of Wellington. There is a man standing on the right side of the photograph, wearing a long black coat and a hat. The pigs are grazing the field in a line to the left of the man.
Date: unknown

[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

[City Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a city bakery. It is a small wooden building with a porch, and there are multiple people standing in front of it facing the camera. There is a young boy sitting on the back of a donkey in front of the store.
Date: unknown

[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

[City Shoe Shop]

Description: Photograph of the City Shoe Shop in Wellington, Texas. The caption in the bottom-left corner states that the shop was on the Frank Hajek Property. There are two men wearing bow ties that are standing behind the counter and looking towards the camera, and another man wearing overalls standing in the shop. There are various types of machines and work stations behind the counter.
Date: September 25, 1929

[Closed Pool Hall]

Description: Postcard of a large group of people standing outside of a closed pool hall. There is a wagon drawn by two horses in front of the group. Handwriting on the back of the postcard describes the scene.
Date: unknown

[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

[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit. It is located indoors, and there are tables with various types of produce on them. The man holding a large gourd and standing in the center of the photograph is identified as Morris Higdon, the Chamber of Commerce Manager.
Date: unknown

[Collingsworth County Jail]

Description: Postcard of the Collingsworth County Jail, located at Belton and 9th Streets in Wellington, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a covered front porch. There are a few small houses in the distant background, and no other buildings nearby.
Date: unknown

Collingsworth County, Texas History, Volume 2

Description: This volume about Collingsworth County, Texas describes various aspects of the county's history, including: early county history, current county [history], churches, schools, organizations, early business, current business, agriculture, military, families, and dedications and memorials. Index starts on page 291.
Date: 2009
Creator: Collingsworth County Book Committee