Life in Texas from the 1800's to 1950

Life in Bastrop County Tx 1891-1943

 

 

Bastrop County, Texas 1891-1943 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers from Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville, Camp Swift, McDade and Wyldwood, Texas.

 

If you like these images, you can browse and view more than a thousand images of early life in Texas in our Historical Texas Collection. .

Snowstorm Smithville Tx 1920Snowstorm Smithville Tx 1920
Smithville Tx Street Scene 1920 Smithville Tx Street Scene 1920
Smithville Tx Fire Department 1920Smithville Tx Fire Department 1920

Post Exchange Camp Swift Bastrop TX 1940Post Exchange Camp Swift Bastrop TX 1940

Lone Star Bakery Delivery Wagon Smithville Lone Star Bakery Delivery Wagon Smithville
Cotton Field Near SmithvilleCotton Field Near Smithville Tx
Camp Swift Bastrop County 1942
Colorado River Smithville Tx 1900Colorado River Smithville Tx 1900
Bastrop Texas Railroad Station 1900
Bastrop County Courthouse 1940s
 

While fewer than half of the FSA images survive, the collection remains one of the most extensive pictorial records of life in Texas between 1935 and 1944.

 

Bastrop County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Estate of Harold Jones $17,826 Smithville
Estate of TC Klink $10,470 Bastrop
Estate of Anna M Fulton $6,946 Elgin
Estate of Corey Carlson $5,238 Elgin
Robert C Runkle Estate $4,564 Bastrop
. . . See All Bastrop County Unclaimed Estates
Resources:

US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Vintage Texas Photos

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

Bastrop Bulletin Board (Facebook)

 

Bastrop County Items for Sale

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville, Camp Swift, McDade and Wyldwood, Texas See More Bastrop County Items for Sale
 
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