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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Life in Dallam County Texas 1850 - 1950
Advertising for a Wife in Dallam County Texas in 1800s

Advertising for Wife in Dallam County Texas in 1800s

Sometime in the late 1800's a lonely man had a photograph taken of himself on his homestead on the Texas Panhandle. Then he turned it into a postcard and advertised for a wife to join him on his farm near Texline Texas. Wanted: A Kind and Loving Wife. Must be good Housekeeper. Have Good Homestead and Excellent Prospects ...

 

Photo Source: Taming the Land: The Lost Postcard Photographs of the Texas High Plains (Amazon)

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Books about Dallam County People and Places

Books about Dallam County Tx  People and PlacesBooks about Dalhart, Texline and Coldwater 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 

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