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Life in Childress County Tx in 1938

 

The following images depict life in Childress County, Texas in 1938. If you like these images, you can browse and view more than a thousand images of early life in Childress County and throughout the state in our Historical Texas Collection. .

Carey Texas in 1938Carey Texas in Childress County in 1938

Two years after this photo was taken Carey was home to 25 families and had a post office, a school, a cotton gin, three churches, and a general store . . . See the image full size

Migrant laborer's wife near Childress Texas 1938Migrant laborer's wife near Childress Texas in 1938

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Abandoned Cafe in Carey Texas in 1937Abandoned Cafe in Carey Texas in 1937

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Man in front of Carey Texas Post Office in 1937Man in front of Carey Texas Post Office in 1937

Childress County farmer reads letter on the post office porch . . . zoom in

Horse-drawn plowing in Childress County Tx 1938Horse-drawn plowing in Childress County Tx in 1938

A four-horse team plows a field with rows that seem to reach to the horizon in Childress County Texas in 1938 . . . zoom in on this large photo

Tractor operator in Childress County, Texas in 1938Tractor operator in Childress County, Texas in 1938

Tractor operator stops his early tractor and two row planter to pause for picture in Childress County Texas in 1938 . . . zoom in on this highly detailed photo

O. O. Mills, Postmaster of Carey Texas in 1938O. O. Mills, Postmaster if  Carey Texas in 1938

The Postmaster of Carey Texas relaxes to smoke his pipe at a local filling station in 1938.

Childress County Unclaimed EstatesChildress County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Childress and Kirkland Texas left a total $9,131 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please Share this with your Family and Friends to Let them know they can collect from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . . see the list

Resources:

Directory of Texas Counties

Vintage Texas Photos

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

Post Cards from the Panhandle

Remember in Childress, Texas when....

Old Texas Panhandle (History Page)

 
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