Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Life in Crosby County Texas from 1800s to 1950

Boy Drinks from Burlap Covered Jug

Drinking water from jar covered in wet burlap on farm near Ralls, Texas in 1939. Rapping a jug in wet burlap would keep the contents slightly cooler than if it was left uncovered in the hot sun. This type of water container was most often placed at the end of a field. Hoe hands and other field workers would quench their thirst before turning to the next row.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

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

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

You know you grew up in Dalhart if.... (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Thirsty Farmer Drinks from Canvas Bag

Thirsty Farmer Drinks from Canvas Bag

On a hot summer morning on a farm near Ralls Texas in 1939, a farmer pauses for a cold drink of water from a canvas bag . . . read more and view large image

Books about Crosby County People and Places

Books about Crosby County TexasBooks about Crosbyton, Ralls and Estacada Texas

Crosby County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Crosby County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Crosby County left a total $10,743 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Ralls, Crosbyton and Lorenzo Texas to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . .  See the full list

Flax Canvas Water BagsAntique and Vintage Water Bags

Desert water bag, Safari water bag, U.S. Army Military water bag, Egyptian canvas water bag, Minnequa radiator water bag, Burch Climate water bag, Coast to Coast canvas water bag, US Forest Service Canvas water bag

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

 

Mysterious TexasTrue 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
 

Crosby County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Crosbyton, Lorenzo, Ralls, Cone and Kalgary, Texas

See All Crosby County Treasures (eBay)