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W.E. Lea Home

Description: Photograph of the old W.E. Lea Mansion in Orange, Texas. The home has a large wrap-around porch and balcony with a smaller balcony on the third story. In the front and around the sides are columns. There are several tall trees around the house and a fence that surrounds it. Lined up in front of the house on the street are old fire trucks and in front of those are many men in dark suits with ties and hats and also some firemen in uniform. Typed across the top of the photograph is, "GREEN AVENUE MANSION - The First Baptist Church Youth Building now sits on the site where once a majestic mansion stood on Green Avenue between Fifth and Sixth Streets. It originally came from Sholars heirs to Lou Bettis. It was remodeled by George Bancroft and later became the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Lea. Still later it became Noguess Mortuary. It was torn down in 1959 to make way for the Baptists building. Occasion for line-up of firemen and trucks unknown.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Men with Oil Derrick

Description: Photograph of six men standing, sitting or leaning against a large oil Derrick at Orangefield. All of the men wear hats, some wear overalls and gloves. One man wears a collared shirt and a tie. In the foreground is a pile of pipes and the derrick has several tools on it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Men and Women on Hay Wagon

Description: Photograph of fifteen women and fourteen men sitting and standing on a hay wagon hitched to a team of four dark horses. They are all looking at the camera and they all wear bonnets, hats, or cowboy hats. The women are wearing light-colored dresses and the the men have collared shirts on and some wear suits and ties. Behind them are two buildings. A sign on the building on the right side of the frame reads, "Real Estate and Cattle. Merydith and Co. School and RR Lands, Farms and Ranches". In the foreground is grass and weeds.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Childress' First School House

Description: Photograph of a large group of approximately ninety children and fifteen adults standing and sitting in rows in front of a the first Childress School building. The women and girls wear dresses or shirts with skirts, the boys wear button-up shirts and some of the boys and men wear suits, ties, and hats. The building is light-colored with a shingled roof and a bell tower. On the right side of the frame next to the building is a buggy and a horse.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

John Campbell with Boxes of Parts

Description: Photograph of John Campbell kneeling over several boxes and crates filled with different metal parts, including rings. There are four invoices sitting on top of the crates. Mr. Campbell is wearing a dark suit and dark necktie with a button on the lapel and a hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Gene Pickard and Grand Champion Steer

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champion Steer at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show in Ft. Worth in 1958. Behind the steer stands two older men and two young girls. One of the girls is holding the steer's lead rope and both are wearing coats. Both men are wearing cowboy hats and one is wearing a necktie. The steer has ribbons and banners hanging on it's back. The banner's read, "Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock SHOW, Fort Worth 1958". In the background are two signs, one reads, "Hale County Clubs, 4-H".
Date: 1958
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Several Men Boarding Mexicana Airplane

Description: Photograph of ten men and one female flight attendant standing on aircraft stairs. All of the men are wearing suits and neckties, seven are wearing eyeglasses and all but two are wearing hats. A banner on the side of the stairs reads, "CIA. MEXICANA DE AVIACION".
Date: May 14, 1953
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Several Men Smiling

Description: Photograph of eleven men all seated side by side. All of the men except for four are wearing neckties. Four men are wearing cowboy hats and two are holding their hats in their laps. In the background is a hut with a straw roof.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Several People in Goree Drug Store

Description: Photograph of eight men and one woman standing in the Goree Drug Store. Six of the men are wearing suits and ties, and one man is wearing cowboy boots. The woman is wearing a dark skirt and white blouse. Two of the men in front of the group are handing off a piece of paper. The man on the left side of the frame has a cigar in his mouth. The group is surrounded by glass cabinets filled with goods. On a shelf in the background are framed certificates and on the wall above them is an American flag. Hanging from the ceiling is a ceiling fan and a fluorescent light.
Date: April 1, 1942
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Farmfico Luncheon, April 22, 1953

Description: Photograph of many men in suits and ties gathered around a very large dining table for a Farmfico luncheon. The table is covered in dishes and bouquets of flowers. In the foreground is an electric fan and a film projector. The room has many tall pillars and windows.
Date: April 22, 1953
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Orange Leader Daily Tribune Newsboys

Description: Photograph of seven newsboys with their arms full of newspapers with Arthur Ford in front of the Orange, Texas newspaper office. The sign on the window reads, "Orange Leader, Daily Tribune". In front of that door stands a man in suspenders, hat and tie. The boys wear jackets, ties, knickers and hats. Arthur Ford wears a jacket, hat and necktie. Four of the boys are on small horses.
Date: 1903
Partner: Heritage House Museum

First Garza County Court

Description: Photograph of the first Garza County Court. There are several men seated and standing in front of a canvas tent. All of the men are wearing hats and some are wearing neckties and some vests. In the front row, left to right are: S.C. Wilkes, L.F. Barrow, Walter Roy, and a Mr. Davis. In the back row, left to right: W.E. Alexander, Hal Murrey, Bud Boren, B.F. Wilkes and Oscar Kelly. In the middle of the frame is an old automobile with people in it. On the left side of the frame is a covered wagon and in the foreground is a saddle.
Date: July 1907
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Five Fifty-Year Masons

Description: Photograph of five elderly men who are holding certificates commemorating fifty years as Masons. The two men on the left hand side of the frame are wearing light colored suits and ties and the three on the left are wearing black suits, one with a tie and two with bow ties. Four of the men wear glasses and all wear lapels and white aprons. They are in a carpeted room with chairs and large windows with blinds in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Plunk's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Four Men in Suits

Description: Photograph of four men standing side by side. One man is wearing a button-up shirt, two men are wearing suits, ties and glasses, and one man is wearing a military unifor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Henry Jacob Lutcher and Family

Description: Photograph of the family of Lewis and Mary Lutcher. There are four men, eight women, four girls and one boy. The men are wearing jackets, button-up shirts, and two are wearing neckties. Two of the women are wearing long-sleeved dresses and the others are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. All of the young girls are wearing dresses and the boy is wearing a suit with a bow tie. They are sitting in a room with lace curtains on either side of the frame and behind the group is a mantle and three framed paintings on the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Grand Champion Hereford Steer, Fort Worth 1947

Description: Photograph of the Champion Hereford Steer at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Jack Turner, W.A. King, Dean Blizzard, Irene Rich, W.R. Watt, Patsy Moody and Mrs. George Prock. Patsy Moody is holding a ribbon and Irene Rich is wearing a hat and fur coat. The men are all wearing coats, hats and neckties. The steer has two banners on it's back. The first banner reads, "Grand Champion Steer, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947" and the second reads, "Champion Hereford Steer Show, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947".
Date: 1947
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Grand Champion Steer at San Antonio Livestock Expo, 1962

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and ties standing behind a steer and two men in denim and button-up shirts holding the harnesses of two steers. All of the men are wearing boots and cowboy hats and one man is wearing glasses. The steer in the foreground has a banner on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, San Antonio Livestock Exposition, San Antonio, Texas 1962". The group is standing in an indoor corral.
Date: 1962
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston, Texas, 1957

Description: Photograph of a steer with a banner hanging on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Exposition, Houston, Texas 1957". Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Mr. Edgar W. Brown, J.F. Pat Carley, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, James Everett and Archer Romero. All of the men except one is wearing a jacket and bow tie. Two of the men wear eyeglasses and everybody is wearing a cowboy hat.
Date: 1957
Creator: James Cathey
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1969

Description: Photograph of a champion Hereford in a harness. Two men in suits, ties, and glasses stand behind the cow, as does a young woman in a sash and a young boy holding the harness. All of them wearing cowboy hats, one man holds a large trophy and a banner and the girl holds a small trophy. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 1969".
Date: 1969
Creator: American Hereford Association
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Ernest O. Thompson, Overland Automobiles 1909

Description: Photograph four old automobiles with drivers parked in front of a dealerships. The tops are down and the drivers wear suits, two with caps, one with a cowboy hat and one with goggles. Behind the cars is a wooden building with a sign that reads, "Ernest O. Thompson Overland Automobiles". Next to that is a lumber yard with the words, "Amarillo Lumber & Coal" painted on the roof.
Date: 1909
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Dr. Clark E. Phillips

Description: Studio portrait of Dr. Clark E. Phillips. He is wearing a high collared white shirt, a dark buttoned coat, and a tie. He is dark hair that is parted on the side. The photograph is cropped within an oval.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum