Life in Texas from the 1800's to 1950

 
Life in El Paso County Tx 1897 to 1950

El Paso County, Texas as it was in 1924 to 1938 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.

 

 

Border Patrol El Paso Tx 1924

Texas Border Patrol in 1924 equipped with fast horses, reliable pistols and strong ropes in El Paso. View full size photo

 

El Paso Police Department 1910

43 street cops, detectives and police chiefs of the El Paso Texas Police Department of 1910 included in this group photo.

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Men in automobile 1910 El Paso TexasMen in automobile 1910 EL PASO Texas

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El Paso Brewing Association  Freight Wagon 1910El Paso Brewing Association wagon 1910

El Paso Brewing Association horse drawn freight wagon carries empty barrels from saloons back to brewery in 1910.

El Paso School Students 1897

El Paso School Students 1897

El Paso, Texas. North Central School Students - 6th and 7th grades 1897.

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El Paso Street Scene 1918El Paso Street Scene 1918

Horse drawn wagons and early cars line an El Paso street beside trolley rails in front of Beros Clothing Store in 1918.

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Texas Street El Paso, Texas 1932

Horse drawn wagons, Model A and Model T cars and pedestrians crowd Texas street in this photo from 1932.

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Cooking breakfast outskirts of El Paso 1938

Unknown Woman cooks breakfast on campfire outside El Paso in 1938.

 

1938 El Paso Texaco Gas Station

Motorists get their cars serviced at 1938 gas station.

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Shoppers return to El Paso from JuarezReturning to El Paso after Shopping Juarez in 1937

Shoppers return to El Paso after shopping Juarez markets in 1937

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1914 Military Funeral On the Way To Fort Bliss1914 Military Funeral On the Way To Fort Bliss

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Flag Draped 1924 El Paso Cigar Store  Features Omar and Murad CigarettesCigar Store in El Paso Texas 1924

Flag Draped 1924 El Paso Cigar Store  Features Omar and Murad Cigarettes.

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Lighted Christmas tree in El Paso 1945Huge lighted Christmas tree in El Paso town square 1945

From Post Card by H. Blumenthal

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San Francisco Street in El Paso Texas Early 1950's

San Francisco Street was the place to stay in El Paso during the early 1950's. Stay at the Hilton, Knox Hotel, Hotel McCoy or several budget hotels that line the street.

El Paso County Unclaimed Estates

Unclaimed Estates in El Paso County

The State of Texas is holding over $773,000 in unclaimed inheritance for the heirs of these El Paso County Estates. Know the Heirs? See the list

 

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El Paso County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from El Paso, Horizon City, San Elizario, Socorro, Anthony, Clint and Vinton

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