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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 Gaines County Texas 1850 - 1950

Gaines 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 Seminole, Seagraves and Loop Texas saw it.

Joke Postcard from Seagraves TexasJoke Postcard from Seagraves

Humorous postcard from Seagraves Texas dated June 4, 1946 shows a man skinning a Jack Rabbit to make a new pair of chaps. Back of the post card says, "When cornered this species may leap over a cow, pony or car and speed to safety. Like the bison herds, now almost extinct. "

Gaines County Courthouse and JailGaines County Courthouse & Jail

Nice photo of the Gaines County Courthouse and Jail in 1950 in Seminole Texas.

Seminole Street Scene in 1940sSeminole Street Scene in 1940s

Busy day in Seminole Texas near Jameson's Grocery & Market, the Beauty and Barber Shop and the Tower Theater in 1940s

Mr. & Mrs. Davee in Seminole in 1953Mr. & Mrs. Davee in Seminole in 1953

Very nice photo of Ron Davee's parents standing beside a Nash in Seminole in 1953. Photo courtesy of Ron Davee

Road Construction Machinery in 1940Road Construction Machinery in 1940

Great old photo of road construction machinery at work in Gaines County Texas in 1940

Gaines County Farmstead in 1942Gaines County Farmstead in 1942


Filling Tank w Water from Irrigation Well in 1940Filling Tank w Water from Irrigation Well in 1940


Drilling Rig at Gulf Station 1942


Road Construction in Gains County in 1940Road Construction in Gains County in 1940




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)

Texas History by Category and Event

Books about Gaines County People and Places

Books about Gaines County People and PlacesBooks about Seminole, Seagraves and Loop Texas

Gaines County Unclaimed Estates

Gaines County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Gaines County left a total $20,273 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Please Share this with your Family and Friends in Gaines County, Seminole and Seagraves Texas and let them know they can collect it from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . . See the list


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
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

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