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Life in Midland County Tx 1890 to 1940

Midland County, Texas in 1890 to 1940 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.

 

Telegraph Pole Workers Midland Texas 1902

Main Street & Stores in Midland Texas in 1890

Main Street and Stores in Midland, Texas in 1890

Midland Street Scene 1895Midland Texas Street Scene 1895
Harvest Time in Front of Llano Hotel Midland Texas in 1904

Harvest Time in Front of Llano Hote

Midland College Football Team 1910

Midland College Football Team in 1910

Midland College Girls Basketball Team 1914

Midland College Girls Basketball Team in 1914

Masonic Parade Midland Texas 1904

1904 Masonic Parade in Midland, Texas

Jack Starr and His Prize Winning Pig Midland Texas 1918

Jack Starr and His Prize Winning Pig in Midland Texas in 1918

Midland Tx Parade 1918

1918 Parade in Midland, Texas

Midland Texas Home and Water Tower in 1939

Midland Texas Home and Water Tower in 1939

Cowboy at Midland County Ranch Rodeo in 1939

Cowboy at Ranch Rodeo in Midland County Texas  in 1939

Midland Tx Main Street 1920's

Main Street in Midland Texas in 1920's

Midland Tx Sandstorm 1918

Huge Sandstorm Approaching Midland Texas in 1918

Roadside Candy Stand in Midland County Texas in 1939

Roadside Candy Stand in Midland County Texas in 1939

Cowboy Takes a Hard Fall in 1940 at Midland, Texas Rodeo

Cowboy Takes a Hard Fall in 1940

Original FSA photos and negatives are archived in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. You can browse and view more than a thousand images of early life in Texas in our Historical Texas Collection. .

Resources:

US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Vintage Texas Photos

Midland High School (Texas) Alumni (Facebook)

All Things Midland Texas (Facebook)

 

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