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 Cottle County Texas 1850 - 1950

Cottle County, Texas from 1850 to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. This was life in Texas as our parents, grandparents and ancestors from Cee Vee, Narcisso and Paducah saw it.

 
Mrs L C Hanks, Paducah in 1936Mrs L C Hanks, Paducah in 1936

In 1936 Mrs. L.C. Hanks of Paducah Texas endorsed the Electrolux Kerosene powered refrigerator as a means of bringing modern conveniences to farm families.

Improving Streets in Paducah in 1912Improving Streets in Paducah in 1912

In 1912 the citizens of Paducah Texas took to the streets to improve East Backus Street

C. H. Long in Life MagazineC. H. Long in Life Magazine

On August 22, 1949, LIFE magazine ran a cover photo of C.H. Long who was a thirty-nine year old foreman of the JA Ranch in Paducah, Texas. The magazine described the cowboy as “one of the most purely functional human beings the world has ever developed.” In 1954...read more

Cottle County Courthouse in 1930sCottle County Courthouse in 1930s

 

Cowboys Eating Dinner in the 1910sCowboys Eating Dinner in the 1910s

Sometime in the 1910s thirteen cowboys from he O X Ranch sat down for supper near Paducah Texas

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 Cottle County People and Places

Books about Cottle County TexasBooks about about Paducah, Delwin, Ginsite, Cee Vee, Chalk and Hackberry Texas

 

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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