Description: Photograph of 11 Cottle County Officials standing in front of the courthosue in 1900. All of the men are wearing hats. Back of photograph: "Some of the men shown in the picture, with the old courthouse at Paducah in the background, were instrumental in the organization and early development of Cottle County. The old courthouse, built in 1884...Seen in the picture, which was made in 1900, are left to right), H.P. Cook, tax assessor; J.C. Evans, commissioner; M.F. Knowles, county judge; J.H. Doolen, justice of the peace; J.M. Barron, sheriff; Dan Jenkins, county treasurer; Roddy Neff, county clerk; John W. Carroll, surveyor; J.J. Thomas, Joe Robertson and G.W. Woodley, commissioners."