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Childress Concert Band, c. 1906

Description: Photograph of the Childress Concert Band seated and standing with their instruments outside of a nondescript building. The band consists of all men; a large bass drum occupies the center of the frame which says "Childress Concert Band."
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon pictured in front of a fire which had been put out. There is one man with a firefighter helmet on sitting on the driver's seat with the reins in his hands. Another man in a suit is holding the tack of one of the horses; it is unknown who is who, but the men are Albert Withey and Pollard Bennett. The horses are named Sam and Charlie. A building is visible in the background to the right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Ladies in White Lining Up For the Parade

Description: Two unidentified ladies in white dresses line up for a parade in their horse-drawn carriage. One of the horses has a sign on him which is not legible due to folds. There is another float behind the ladies and a man and two women on horses stand next to their carriage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Kirkland Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the Kirkland Lumber Co. owned by Jim M. Wilder. Three unidentified men sit on the front porch of the building in the center of the frame. Long warehouses stand to either side of the building in the center and another lumber yard is visible in the background behind a low wooden fence. Written in pencil along the bottom margin of the photograph: "Kirkland Lbr Co. Kirkland Texas Aug - 1 - 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Czewski Family Wagon Yards and Dairy

Description: Photograph of the Czewski family's wagon yard and dairy. An unidentified young girl in a light-colored dress holds onto a cow as a boy in straw hat holds an infant on the back of the cow. An unidentified man leans against a horse-drawn dairy cart in the background. A building is visible in the far background in the center of the image.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Unidentified Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of an unidentified grocery store. In the center of the frame is a large banana display with a myriad of other items in the display including Kraklkrisp Wheat Flakes, IGA Fruit Cocktail, Gold-Tost Corn Flakes, and IGA Pineapple. An unidentified man stands ff to the far left of the image wearing an apron.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Railroad Machinists' Float in 1910 Labor Day Parade

Description: Unidentified railroad machinists stand in front of and on their float for the 1910 Labor Day parade. Their float won second prize. The men and three young children are all wearing white shirts, black pants, and a hat, except for one man to the left of the float who is also wearing a black suit jacket.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Old Settlers Parade

Description: Old Settlers parade in Childress, Texas. A small float in the shape of a building is being drawn by two horses. One of the horses has a sign on him, but the only legible word is "Childress." Men in light-colored suites follow the leading float and more floats can be seen in the distance down the road. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians line the sides of the streets to view the parade.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

McFarland Battery & Electric

Description: Photograph of the inside of McFarland Battery & Electric which was owned by A. V. McFarland, the original director of the Childress County Heritage Museum. There are car batteries and signs for Willard Storage Batteries in the building. A work area can be seen in the back of the store where the back of an automobile is visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County 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

The Childress Index

Description: Photograph of a window display at The Childress Index taken at night. There is a poster on a Samson card table which reads: "Win! A genuine Samson regular $4.00 card table in our canned foods guessing contest. Ask for details!" On either side of the table are stacked IGA products including apricots, cranberry sauce, salad dressing, fruit cocktail, and tomato juice. There are two unidentified men sitting inside of the store in the center of the frame.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Old Settlers Parade 1942]

Description: Photograph of the Old Settlers' parade held in Childress, Texas in 1942. In the procession are two young children, a boy and a girl, in costumes riding scooters. Following them is a woman dressed as a clown and a line of men and women riding horses. The parade is traveling down a busy street lined with businesses, parked cars, and watchful spectators. Among the spectators is a man in military uniform.
Date: July 17, 1942
Creator: Webb Studio
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
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

[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

[Volunteer Firemen 1915]

Description: Photograph of volunteer firemen standing in front of the Childress fire station. Some of the men are wearing fireman hats and they are all dressed in suites or in collared shirts with ties. Two horse-drawn wagons are standing behind the line of volunteers. There is a water tower in the background and buildings on both sides of the fire station.
Date: 1915
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
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