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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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tool-Handle

Description: Patent for a tool handle for "hoe-handles, rake-handles, and other like farming implements."
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Pederson, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Lumber Yard Fire 1917]

Description: Photograph of a lumber yard fire in Childress, Texas. The fire is being put out by firemen as spectators watch from a distance. A large amount of smoke fills the sky. There is an unidentifiable building close to the fire.
Date: January 1917
Creator: Mark Hanna's Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Volunteer Firemen with Fire Truck]

Description: Photograph of volunteer firemen in front of the Childress fire station. Most of them are nicely dressed and they are all posing on and around a fire truck. There are a couple of trees and an unidentifiable building in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, First Fire Chief of Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, the first Fire Chief of Childress, Texas. Chief Fitzgerald is dressed in formal attire for his portrait. He is wearing a three piece suit, a collared shirt, tie, and a hat. His badge is pinned to his vest and is barely visible underneath his jacket. The portrait captures only the Chief's head, shoulders, and the top half of his torso. Chief Fitzgerald is posed looking straight ahead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartlett
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.
Date: November 1894
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Carrie Underwood's Playhouse]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in front of a float which was featured in a parade. The float is an elaborate playhouse propped on top of a wagon. The Childress courthouse is visible in the background as well as an American flag. Horse-drawn wagons are also in the background behind the playhouse float.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Fourth Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the fourth courthouse built in Childress, Texas. This current version of the county courthouse is surrounded by trees and a parking lot filled with parked cars. Large white clouds are scattered throughout the sky.
Date: unknown
Creator: Webb Photo
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
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Fire Chief John Ballew with Firemen 1948]

Description: Photograph of Fire Chief John Ballew and his fellow firemen. They are all kneeling in a row in front of three fire trucks. The Chief and his firemen are all wearing matching shirts and ties. The fire station and an unidentifiable building are in the background.
Date: 1948
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum