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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 Coryell County Texas 1850 - 1950
Tailor Shop at Gatesville School for Boys

Tailor Shop at Gatesville School for Boys

In 1931 these boys from the Gatesville School for boys were working hard and learning a trade in the Tailor Shop when this photo was captured for the school's pictorial yearbook. The department, supervised by Mrs. Mattie Sears, and made all the garments, both under and outer, including the caps, table and bed lines, for seven hundred boys.
 

. . . photo courtesy of Brent Lemons

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)

Texas History by Category and Event

Life in Coryell County 1850 - 1950

Life in Coryell County 1850-1950Life in Coryell County 1850-1950

Books About Coryell County People

Books About Coryell County PeopleBooks About Coryell County 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
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

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