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McFarland Battery & Electric

Description: Photograph of five unidentified men inside McFarland Battery & Electric which was owned by A. V. McFarland, the original director of the Childress County Heritage Museum. The men are standing in a garage area and there is an early-model car behind them. A sign on the wall on the left side of the image says "We are not responsible for loss by fire or theft."
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers, regarding unusual activity in a railroad yard prior to the President's assassination. Bowers states that he watched multiple cars engage in suspicious activity by a street that dead ended at the railroad yard near North Tower Union Terminal Company, where he worked. About 10 minutes after he saw the last car leave he heard gunshots.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Voluntary Statement by Julia Ann Mercer #1]

Description: Voluntary statement by Julia Ann Mercer regarding men in a Ford truck with what appeared to be a gun case, prior to the assassination. Mercer states that she saw a truck on the side of the entrance road to the overpass. There was a man pulling out a gun case from the back of the truck who proceeded to walk away.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, Rosemary
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

The Boone Tyson Well

Description: Photograph of the Boone Tyson Well. Surrounding the well are four cars, three trucks, a camper, four tanks, a pile of long pipe and eight people on or around it. In the foreground are a man and woman standing next to a car. The date is printed on the top border of the photo, "May 56".
Date: May 1956
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Old Spiller House

Description: Photograph of a photograph of the Old Spiller House. In the foreground is a dirt road with barrel and old car on the left side of the frame. To the left side of the house there is a tall fence and dead tree. The house has a wrap-around porch. There is a man and a dog standing on the porch. On the right side of the frame, behind the house, is a metal silo. Written on the photograph within the photograph across the bottom is "1887 The Old Spiller House Lipscomb" and on the left side "Ceder Tree". On the outer photograph, printed across the top is, "OCT 72".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

E.W. and Carl Bancroft

Description: Photograph of E.W. Bancroft and his son, Carl M. Bancroft standing on a grassy curb in front of an old automobile. E.W. Bancroft is wearing a dark suit with a vest, necktie and hat. Carl Bancroft is wearing a navy uniform with a hat. Behind the car are telephone poles and wires, a tree and a house.
Date: December 1917
Creator: Fox Company
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Two Soldiers Sitting Near a Jeep]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed soldiers sitting on a table by a road near Camp Campbell in Kentucky. Jeeps are lined up along the road with men attending to them. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that the men in the foreground may be Arthur Sweeny and Lieutenant Hill.
Date: 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[The Train That Brought FDR to Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a steam engine traveling across an open field. There are parked cars waiting along both sides of the train tracks and the drivers are waiting outside their cars. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is a passenger on the train according to the handwriting on the edge of the photograph.
Date: 1938
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Lipscomb County Courthouse and Jail

Description: Photograph showing the Lipscomb County Courthouse from across the street on the buildings right side. Next to the left and in front of the courthouse is the jail and maintenance house. Around the courthouse lawn is a detailed fence. There are two trees on either side of the frame. On the left side of the frame there is a dark car parked beneath in the shade of a tree. Written across the bottom is, "Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Vaughan Brothers]

Description: Photograph of Derrel Vaughan, Jack Vaughan, and Howard Vaughan standing in front of a car. A little girl, identified as Joy Ellen, stands in front of Jack, who is in his military uniform. A house can be seen in the left background.
Date: 1944
Partner: Arlington Public Library