Life in Somervell County Tx 1912 to 1940

 

Somervell County, Texas in 1912 to 1940 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. Click on photos to enlarge

 

Store buildings on square. Glen Rose, Tx in 1939Store buildings on square in Glen Rose Texas in 1939

Very clear image of J.F. Reynolds Cash Grocery next door to their competitor and a cafe specializing in Fish and 10 cent beer . . . see it full size

Bank Corner in Glren Rose TexasBank Corner Glen Rose Texas in 1939

Group of men hang out at bank building next to J. E. Ward's Tailor Shop in Glen Rose Texas in 1939 . . . look closer

Courthouse. Glen Rose, Tx 1939Somervell Courthouse in Glen Rose, Tx 1939

Note the large milk cans set out by the curb in this huge photo.

Farmers talking Downtown Glen Rose,Tx in 1939Farmers Talking in Downtown Glen Rose in 1939

Farmers chat over cotton seed sacks in Glen Rose in 1939. One of the farmers is wearing something unusual on his cap. A passer-by appears to be trying to figure out what it is . . . look closer

Street Scene Glen Rose TX 1939

Street Scene in Glen Rose in 1939

Family Outing Near Glen Rose in 1912Family Outing Near Glen Rose in 1920

In 1920 a family loaded up their covered wagon and went for family outing to a nice spot near Glen Rose

Glen Rose Swimming Park in 1930Glen Rose Swimming Park in 1930

Sometime in the 1930s Lifeguards and swimmers posed on the foot bridge at the Glen Rose Swimming Park

YWCA Pool in Glen Rose Texas in 1939

YWCA Pool in Glen Rose Texas in 1939

Resources:

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Loving Glen Rose Texas (Facebook)

Remember in Glen Rose When (Facebook)

 

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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