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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

 
Life in Hansford County Texas 1850 - 1950

Hansford 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 saw it.

Dust Storm Spearman in 1935Dust Storm Spearman in 1935

A 1935 dust storm in Spearman as seen through a mass of telephone and electric wires. Elevator row can be seen in the background.

Elevator Row in Spearman in 1920sElevator Row in Spearman in 1920s

In the 1920s an unknown photographer captured this very clear photo of Model Ts parked in front of elevators on Elevator Row in Spearman Texas

Woman in Downtown Spearman in 1942Woman in Downtown Spearman in 1942

In 1942 an attractive woman leans against an old pickup in front of the Lyric Theater and Hale Pharmacy

Hansford County Courthouse September 1951Hansford County Courthouse September 1951

Vintage cars parked in front of the Hansford County Courthouse on September 1951

Spearman Texas 1935 Dust StormSpearman Texas 1935 Dust Storm

A group of people were caught in the open on both sides of a dry gulch outside Perryton Texas  in 1935

Mobil Gas Station in Spearman in 1940sMobil Gas Station in Spearman in 1940s

Orville Fullbright and John Pipkin at a gas station in Spearman Texas in 1940s

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 Hansford County People and Places

Books about Hansford County (A)Stories from Spearman, Gruver and Zulu Stockade Texas

 

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
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County
 

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