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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

 
Life in Garza County Texas 1850 - 1950

Garza County, Texas from 1850 to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. This was life in Texas as our parents, grandparents and ancestors saw it.

 
OS Ranch Cowboys near Post Texas in 1888OS Ranch Cowboys near Post Texas in 1888

Shown left to Right: Oscar Kelly, Joe Smith, Bud Boren, Hal McCarty, F. E. (Bud) Marable and Willie Williams ... see full size

 
 
Road to Post City Texas in 1910Road to Post City Texas in 1910

Four mule Team pulls two wagon up treacherous road to Post City Texas in 1910 ... see it full size

 
Algerita Hotel in Post Texas in 1913Algerita Hotel in Post Texas in 1913

Guests driving early cars arrive on dirt street at the Algerita Hotel in Post Texas in 1913 ... view full size

 
1920s Street Scene in Post TexasDowntown Post Texas in 1920s

Model T trucks and cars line the street in front of Willard Hardware, Lake Grocery and a huge sign advertising Wrigley's Spearmint Gum, Windmills, pipes and fittings in this huge old photo of Post Texas in the 1920s ... see full size

 
Garza County Courthouse 1940sGarza County Courthouse 1940s

Garza County Courthouse in the 1940s showing period cars, woody station wagon and one with sign on trunk.... Look closer

 
Post High School Sophomore Class 1938Post High School Sophomore Class 1938

In 1938, sophomores at Post High School posed for this photo two years before they graduate in 1940 See anyone you know? Look closer

 
Post High School Basketball Team in 1938Post High School Basketball Team in 1938

 

Resources:

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People County by County

Books about Garza County People and Places

Books about Garza County Texas (A)Books about Garza County Texas

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Texas Estates with Unclaimed Assets Waiting to be ClaimedTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County

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