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Childress County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Childress County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Eubank & Park Drugs]

Description: Photograph of the Eubank & Park Drug store in Childress, Texas. The drug store is sandwiched between two other businesses. There is a large sign in front of the drug store and above the entrance of the drug store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Childress City Hall and Fire Station, Early 1900's]

Description: Photograph of the Childress fire station next to City Hall. There are two men standing in the open doorway of the garage. The building is unmarked except for a sign that says "City Secretary, City Tax Collector, Water Department" which is to the right of the men standing in the garage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[The Best Courts in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Best Courts in Childress, Texas. The tourist court is located on the corner of an intersection and stands next to residential homes. The tourist court is labeled with several signs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Furr Home in Kirkland]

Description: Photograph of the Furr residence in Kirkland, Texas. It is a two story house with a front and back porch. A picket fence surrounds the home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Childress Green House 1950's]

Description: Photograph of a greenhouse in Childress, Texas. There are several trees and plants surrounding the greenhouse and there is a bench in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Childress High School Boys Football Team 1930]

Description: Photograph of Childress High School Boys Football Team in 1930. The members are posing in three rows, the back two rows are standing and the front row is sitting. Two men in suits are standing on the right hand side of the photograph. The football players are wearing their team sweaters which displays a large "C". They are standing in front of an unidentifiable brick building.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

["Bonehead" Troop Gathers for Cato's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of the "Bonehead Boys" at the funeral of their deceased scout master, Edwin "KOW" Cato. The men are posing in four rows, the front two are kneeling and the back two rows are standing. There is a bus behind them with their troop name "Bonehead Boys" painted across the roof, right above the windows.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Childress Lions Club]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Childress Lions Club. All of the members are adult men. They are posing in three rows, the two back rows are standing and the front row is sitting cross legged. There is an unidentifiable building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[A. L. Mills with Buffaloes in Childress Fair Park 1960's]

Description: Photograph of a man, A. L. Mills, looking at a mother buffalo and her calf through a wire fence. The man is wearing a coat and has his hands in his pockets. Both the buffaloes and the man are faced towards each other. There are leafless tress in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Cowboys Riding Mules]

Description: Photograph of four cowboys on a ranch. Each cowboy is posing on a mule and are equipped with their rancher gear. The second cowboy from the left is Andy Scott and the last cowboy on the right is Reese Barton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Crews Ranch Cowboys, Early 1900's]

Description: Photograph of eight cowboys on horseback. They are completely equipped with their ranching gear and posing in front of a heard of cattle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Cowboys of the OX Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys sitting cross legged on the grass during a meal. There are a few pots scattered around and behind the cowboys on the far right and there is a wagon in the background. Some of the cowboys are holding plates and eating utensils in their laps.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

The Car-Vu

Description: Photograph of two people sitting in a car and watching a movie at the drive-in theater Car-Vu. The movie is projected on a large screen in front of the vehicle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Chow Time for the Shoenail Ranch Cowboys]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys on a ranch during lunch time. There are ten adult men and two young boys posing along two wagons with cooking and eating utensils scattered all around them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Fort Worth & Denver City Roundhouse Built at Childress Shop Yards in 1910]

Description: Photograph of the Forth Worth & Denver City Railroad roundhouse and shop yards in Childress, Texas. This photograph contains two images. The top image is of the roundhouse and the bottom image is of the shop yard. The roundhouse is made of brick and mortar and is surrounded by several train tracks and wheels. The shop yard is full of buildings, structures, and steam engines labeled "Fort Worth & Denver".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[The Era of the Steam Engine Would Soon End]

Description: Photograph of seven steam engines lined in a row on a railroad track. The first steam engine is labeled number 402. There are poles in the background and weeds in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Cattle Roundup on Crews Brother Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a heard of cattle running across an open field. There is an automobile and a man standing on the horizon.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mark Hanna Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[The "Silver Chief" Texas Zephyr]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Zephyr known as the "Silver Chief". The zephyr is traveling along the Fort Wort & Denver- Burlington Route. There is another set of train tracks in front of the moving zephyr and power lines are present in the top right hand corner of the photograph. The name "Silver Chief" is visible on the side of the zephyr.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[And the Shriners! Ready to Roll!]

Description: Photograph of Shriners and a marching band on and in front of a steam engine train. There is a sign on the train labeled "El Mina Temple, Galveston".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum