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Life in Dawson County Tx in 1940

Dawson County, Texas as it was in 1940. Images are from the US Farm Security Administration - Office of War (FSA). You can browse and view more than a thousand images of early life in Texas in eBay's Historical Texas Collection. . .

 

Elbowman Grocery Dawson County Tx 1940

Beer joint on dirt road in Dawson County, Tx 1940

Family Shopping in Lamesa Texas in 1940
Lamesa Tx Street Scene1940's

Dawson County Texas Farm 1940
Cedar Lake Town site Dawson County Tx 1940

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. Original FSA photos and negatives are archived in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

Resources:

Davick Services on Facebook: True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Books about Dawson County People & Places

Books about Dawson County Texas

History of people and places in Dawson County, Lamesa, Arvana, Hancock and Welch Texas . . . Read more

 
Unclaimed Estates in Texas Probate
Dawson County Estates with Unclaimed Money
Ricky Smith Estate $2,176 Lamesa
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Dawson County Items for Sale

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Lamesa, Arvana, Hancock, O'Donnell and Welch, Texas

Important: Tap or click the title (not the photo) for details on the items listed below.

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