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 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. . .

 

Inman's Cafe in 1930s Lamesa TexasInman's Cafe in 1930s Lamesa Texas

 

Hamburger Stand in Lamesa in 1950sHamburger Stand in Lamesa in 1950s

Sometime in the 1950s Mr. and Mrs. Spurlock stood in front of their hamburger stand in Lamesa Texas

Lamesa Texas in 1938Lamesa Texas in 1938

Nice image of downtown Lamesa Texas from the top of the Dawson County Courthouse show two pharmacies, grocery store and eleven vintage cars
 

Elbowman Grocery in Dawson County Texas in 1940

 

Beer Joint in Dawson County Texas in 1940Beer Joint on Dirt Road in Dawson County in 1940

 

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

 

Dawson County Texas Farm in 1940Dawson County Texas Farm in 1940
 
Cedar Lake Town Site in 1940Cedar Lake Town Site in 1940

 

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 and Places

Books about Dawson County People and PlacesBooks about Lamesa,  Hancock, O'Donnell and Welch

Dawson County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Dawson County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Dawson County left a total $35,358 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Lamesa, Ackerly and Welch Texas to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . .  See the list

Dawson County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Lamesa, Arvana, Hancock, O'Donnell and Welch, Texas. See Dawson County Treasures (eBay)
 

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

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