Cadena Family
Photograph Collection, 1933-1969
11 copy prints

Consists of photographs of the Cadena family and their blacksmith shop in Del Rio, Texas (1933-1969). Hernan Cadena worked at the shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana, during World War I and later settled in Del Rio, Texas. In 1920 he opened a blacksmith shop in Del Rio to work with livestock, wagons, and automobiles.

Caldwell Family
Photograph Collection, 1870s-1920s
26 tintypes, 58 B/W prints, and 1 color print
SWCPC 805 E1

Collection includes many small, unidentified tintype portraits, many from Austin. Also, there are other portraits of family and children. Postcards include scenic places around the United States as well as important figures in US and Texas history (e.g., Kit Carson, Sam Houston). Some feature hunting, especially a wolf hunt. Also included in the collection are images from the San Antonio Flood of 1921.

This is a collection that possibly came from the Caldwell family. It is unclear as to who the family really was. The collection was found in an envelope addressed to Hinton Caldwell of Dallas, Texas.

Photograph Collection, 1940-1952
40 photos
SWCPC 391 E1

Consists of commercial photographs of Spanish missions and movie stars' homes in California (1940-1952).

Callahan County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1856-1960
129 copy prints

Photographs of Baird, Texas, include street scenes, business activities, buildings, schools, organizations, and early settlers, and bulks with photos of buildings (1890-1920) and early settlers (1880-1900). It also includes single photos of Atwell (1891) and Clyde, Texas (1923).

Callahan County is located in central West Texas; and Baird, established in 1880 as a switching station on the Texas and Pacific Railroad, became the county seat in 1883. With a population of approximately 1800, the town remains the center for the farm and ranching industry of the county.

Cameron (Milam County), Texas
Photograph Collection, 1867-1960
48 copy prints
SWCPC 137 E1-E2

Contains photos of Cameron, Texas (1886-1960), and bulks with photos of private dwellings (1905-1920). It also contains photos of the Hagg-Clark Campaign (ca. 1920) and the Cameron Sediment Basin Dedication (ca. 1912).

Incorporated in 1888, Cameron became the county seat for Milam County, Texas. The town acts as a cotton center for the surrounding area and also supplies the Minerva oil field.

Camp Bowie, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1940
47 copy prints

Consists of photographs of Camp Bowie, Texas, and bulks with photographs of the construction of Camp Bowie (1940). Located in Brownwood, Texas, Camp Bowie was established in December 1940 as a training center for the Texas National Guard 36th Division. Throughout World War II, it served as headquarters for army units including elements of the Eighth Army Corps and the Third Army. Camp Bowie was abandoned in August 1946.

Camp Stewart, El Paso, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1916
1 B/W 10x53-inch panoramic print
SWCPC 770 E1

The image is of the Pennsylvania Division of the 10th Regiment army encampment set up to protect the Texas border in 1916 called Camp Stewart located outside El Paso. Military tents are arranged in uniformed fashion and soldiers can be seen roaming the area.

U.S. residents were living in tense times after Pancho Villa attached Columbus, New Mexico. The United States beefed up border patrols and set up encampments. The U. S. also responded by sending General John J. Pershing and his troops to pursue Villa into Mexico. They were unsuccessful.

Camp Wood, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1880-1960
44 copy prints

Consists of photographs of Camp Wood, Texas (1880-1960), and bulks with photographs of business and residential development (1880-1910).

Camp Wood, in southwestern Real County, Texas, was originally established as a military outpost in 1857. The army abandoned this post during the Civil War; however, a settlement did develop near the site around 1880. Camp Wood became a terminal for the Uvalde and Northern railroad, producing kaolin and cedar oil.

Campbell, William Lindsey
Photograph Collection, undated
252 prints, 78 negatives and 26 tintypes placed in individual envelopes
SWCPC 881 E1-E6

Family pictures composed of prints, negatives and tintypes.  The Campbell family ranched in Potter County, Texas.)

Cannon Family
Photograph Collection, 1877-1920
15 copy prints

Consists of photographs of Abilene, Texas, and the Cannon family, who were Abilene residents (1877-1920), and bulks with photos of the Cannon family (1890-1900). It also contains photographs of Abilene High School (ca. 1890), the court house in Anson, Texas, (undated), and of a 104-year old black man, who was a shoeshine boy in Abilene, Texas (undated). The Jesse Cannon family were residents of Abilene, Texas.

Cantwell, Nancy
Photograph Collection, 1908-1962 and undated
3 B/W panoramic prints
SWCPC 760 E1

Three panoramic shots of the Texas National Guard. Group photo by the beach of Company L, 144th infantry in Galveston, TX in 1924. Aerial encampments photograph taken in Ft. Crockett, Texas in 1924. Group photo of troops and horses taken at Leon Springs, Texas in 1908.

Early Anglo-American immigrants to Texas introduced the concept of a United States militia. Under the Republic of Texas, the president served as commander in chief of the militia. After annexation, the Militia Act of 1792 and state legislation regulated the Texas militia. The idea of state sovereignty and the fear of a large standing army influenced the American concept of the militia.

Caraway, John K.
Photograph Collection, undated
20 B/W photographs
SWCPC 892 E1

Early photographs of Lubbock, cowboys, ranches and farms, windmills.

Caraway, T. G.
Photograph Collection, 1976-1996
208 color photo prints
SWCPC 518 E2

Bulks with images of the Maines Brothers Band and of Victor Morales in his 1996 campaign for the U.S. Senate against Phil Gramm, photographed by T. G. Caraway. Bulks with Victor Morales' Senate campaign.

T. G. Caraway was a volunteer for Victor Morales' 1996 U.S. Senate campaign. Democrat Morales began his political career in 1991 as a member of the Crandall, Texas, city council.

Caraway, T. G.
Photograph Collection, undated
198 prints, 41 contact sheets and 1 oversized photo
SWCPC 859 E2-E4

Collection of color and B/W photos of current Texas politicians and the Texas State Capitol. Oversized photo of Pete Laney.

Card, Lottie Holman
Photograph Collection, 1871-1900 an undated
8 B/W copy prints and 10 negatives
SWCPC 664 E1

This collection consists of photographs of Lottie Holman Card’s family and homes in Comanche, Texas. Most prints are of drawings of family homes and one of the Baptist Church in Comanche.

Lottie Holman Card was an artist and folklorist. She lived in Comanche for 72 years. She was the paternal granddaughter of Nancy Burnham, the first Anglo child born in Stephen F. Austin’s colony. She died in 1964.

Carlson, Paul H.
Photograph Collection, 1870s, 1928-1997 and undated
17 B/W photo prints and copy prints

Collection holds one image of Brule Dakota Sioux squaws preparing dogs for a feast on South Dakota's Rosebud Reservation in 1928, images of the Bush Library in Hayer House, Martinsburg, New York, and portraits of William Henry Bush and Barbara Blankinship Kerts in Pasadena, California, in the 1920s (bulks with portraits), shots from the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new SWC/SCL building in 1997. Also contains photographs from Dr. Carlson’s book,
Empire Builder and a portrait of Nicholas Nolan in his uniform.

Paul Carlson is professor of history at Texas Tech University. He has authored articles and books on military and ranching history about Texas and the American West. He is also editor of the West Texas Historical Association Yearbook.

Carmona, Adan "Danny" Segura
Photograph Collection, undated
1 sepia copy print: 7 x 5

Contains a photograph of Adan "Danny" Segura Carmona’s parents on their wedding day. Mr. Carmona was born in Ralls, Texas, in 1920. Carmona was a member of the first group of Hispanic students to attend North Ward School. Although he did not finish high school, his daughter, Anita Carmona Harrison, was the first Hispanic student to go through LISD and then graduate from Texas Tech. Mr. Carmona took part in the SWC’s Hispanic Oral History Project.

Carmona, Adan "Danny" Segura
Photograph Collection, 1999
1 B/W print
SWCPC 620 E2

Photo of Julia Segura Garcia, who moved to Lubbock, Texas, in 1926 after the suicide of her first husband. Julia and her children became one of the first Hispanic families to permanently settle in what is now known as the Guadalupe Neighborhood. She recently celebrated her 102nd birthday.

Carpenter, Fred
Photograph Collection, 1971-1974
83 copy prints, 93 copy negatives

Consists of photographs of the Fred Carpenter family (1971-1974). Fred Alan Carpenter came from Indiana to enroll in the University of Texas in 1928. He settled in Brownwood, Texas, where he married Nancy Renfro and entered the pharmacy business. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and later managed the Renfro Drug Stores in Brownwood. In 1969, he became a field representative for the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University.

Carr, Waggoner
Photograph Collection, 1958-1973 and undated
455 photo prints, copy prints, contact sheets, negatives, and slides
SWCPC 473 (A) E5

This collection consists of photographs of groups of individuals, political campaigns, conferences, ceremonies, campaign advertising and a hunting trip.

Waggoner Carr was born in 1918 in Fairlee, Hunt County, Texas. He was awarded his B.A. by Texas Technological College (1940) and his L.L.B. by the University of Texas Law School (1947). Carr served as Assistant District Attorney in Lubbock, Texas (1948), Lubbock County Attorney (1949-1951), a member of Texas Legislature (1957-1961), Speaker of the House (1957-1959), and as Attorney General of Texas (1963-1967). He led in the formation of the Texas Youth Council, the Attorney General’s Youth Conference, the re-codification of Texas Juvenile Laws, and returned to private practice in 1968.

Casey, Clifford B.
Photograph Collection, 1905-1969
1 microfilm reel (10 ft.): negative

The collection consists of family photographs, including some that date back to Casey's childhood in Tuscola and his youth in Abilene, where he ran on the high school track team. Casey, head of the history department at Sul Ross State University from 1929-1962, spent part of his childhood in Tuscola and graduated from Abilene High School. He has published several articles and books on West Texas, including Alpine, Then and Now.

Photograph Collection, 1915-1970
37 copy prints, 43 copy negatives
SWCPC 195 E1-E2

Collection consists of photographs of the cattle industry in Texas (1915-1970), and includes photos of a worker shooting cattle as part of the government slaughter program (1934). Several photos also feature dairy cattle and the dairy business in Texas. One photograph was published in the
American Dairyman.

This is an artificially created collection consisting of photographs of the cattle industry in Texas.

Cavazos, Lauro F., Sr.
Photograph Collection, undated
8 color copy prints
SWCPC 556 E1

Is comprised of a portrait image of Lauro Cavazos, Sr., father of Lauro Cavazos, Jr., former president of Texas Tech University. Images also include Cavazos' sister, Sara Ochoa, and his mother, Tomasa Cavazos.

Lauro Cavazos, Jr., was born in 1927 on the King Ranch in South Texas, where his father was a foreman. He received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in zoology from Texas Tech, and a Ph.D. in physiology from Iowa State University. In 1988 after serving as President of Texas Tech, President Ronald Reagan nominated him as U. S. Secretary of Education, a position he held until 1991.

Chambers, Tim
Photograph Collection, 1925-1935
9 B/W copy prints; 12 B/W negatives

Collection consists of portrait images of early board members, administrators, and faculty, particularly H.Y. Price, photographed from early Texas Tech University
La Venatana yearbooks. Bulks with administrators of Texas Technological College.

Tim Chambers created the H.Y. Price Scholastic Endowment booklet with
La Ventana and other photographs from the Southwest Collection.

Chambless, Mattie Lee Harris
Photograph Collection, undated
1 copy print: 11x13

This collection consists of a portrait of Mattie Lee Harris Chambless. Mattie Chambless was the great aunt of Wanda Arnold. Ms. Chambless passed away in 1973. During the 1930s she owned several Lubbock hat shops.

Chicago International Exposition
Photograph Collection, 1933
12 B/W photo prints and 12 copy prints
SWCPC 705 E1

This collection consists of various photographs from the Chicago International Exposition, including the Travel and Transport Building; a replica of the Lincoln-Berry Store; Hall Exposition; the Chinese Lama Temple; a replica of the Golden Pavilion of Jehol; The Administration Building; The Hall of Science; and blockhouses and ships. The 1933 Chicago International Exposition was labeled "A Century of Progress.” The fair was held in Chicago as a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the city. The fair included exhibits from American and world history, natural history, art, medicine, and science.

Chihuahua, Mexico
Photograph Collection, 1880-1900
2 B/W copy negatives

Includes images of a Mexican family and woman posing for portrait, circa 1890. Bulks with Mexican family. Photograph was taken in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Childress County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1912-1917
9 copy prints, 1 photo, 12 copy negatives

Consists of photographs of people and places in Childress County, Texas (1912-1917), and includes a photograph of cotton wagons on Main Street in Childress, Texas.

Christenson, Linda
Photograph Collection, 1933
58 B/W copy negatives; 65 B/W photo prints; 6 B/W copy prints
SWCPC 554 E1

Collection bulks with images of the 1933 Texas Technological College Field Expedition to New Mexico conducted by William Curry Holden. Images include Indian ruins, canyons, kivas, pottery, expedition members, Native Americans, street scenes, pottery, automobiles, churches, river, archaeological dig, and cabin.

Linda Christenson is the daughter of Virgil Rowland, a member of the 1933 expedition to New Mexico. Christenson obtained the photographs from her father. William Curry Holden was an archaeologist and professor of history at Texas Technological College for many years beginning in the 1920s.

Christian, H. F.
Photograph Collection, undated
1 B/W photo print
SWCPC 535 E1

This collection consists of a single image of cotton pickers. H. F. Christian was a West Texas businessman.

Cisco, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1918-1920
7 copy prints

Consists of photographs of Cisco, Texas, during the oil boom (1918-1920).

In 1881, Cisco was established at the junction of the Texas and Pacific and the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas railroads in northwestern Eastland county. After suffering several setbacks, such as the cyclone that struck the town in 1893, Cisco became part of the oil boom at Ranger in 1917. The town remains a shipping point for petroleum. Images in this collection have been digitized and are listed [
here] and viewable [here].

City Council of the Parent-Teacher Association (Lubbock, TX)
Slide Collection, undated
10 color slides, 24 B/W slides
SWCPC 772 E1

Slides of past presidents of the City Parent-Teacher Council of Lubbock, Texas, currently called the Council of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). The organization is designed to bridge the gap between the teachers and parents of children of an independent school district. They elect officials and hold regular meetings.

Civilian Conservation Corps
Photograph Collection, 1930s
1 B/W 27x10-inch panoramic print
SWCPC 414 (C) E1

Item is a panoramic view of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Co. 851, Camp F51C at Norrie, Colorado, during the 1930s. It shows tents, trucks, and barracks with the mountains in the background.

The Civilian Conservation Corps was responsible for providing jobs for people who suffered during the economic Depression years which begin in October 1929 when the stock market crashed. Thousands of people went unemployed. The Corps planted trees, constructed town streets and highways, and renovated recreational parks throughout the United States.

Clark, Jeptha Freeman
Photograph Collection, 1901-1915
14 copy prints

Consists of photographs of the Jeptha Freeman Clark family, and bulks with family portraits (1901-1915). It also contains a photograph of the first light plant in Bronte, Texas (1917). The Jeptha Freeman Clark family moved to Texas in 1876, settling near Strawn. George Clark, a rancher, moved to Coke County in 1888 and bought a home near Fort Chadbourne, while many family members live in Bronte, Texas.

Clay County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1910-1928
6 copy prints
SWCPC 327 E1

Consists of photographs of Clay County, Texas (1910-1928). These include photos of agricultural equipment and machinery, a horse-drawn wagon, a mail carrier from Byers, Texas (ca. 1913), and a street scene in early Pittsburg, Kansas, featuring streetcars running down Broadway. There is also a negative of Main Street in Clovis, New Mexico.

Cline, Lloyd
Photograph Collection, undated
1 B/W 5x7 print
SWCPC 785 E1

Collection contains a portrait of Lloyd Cline, a native of Lamesa, Texas, cotton farmer in Dawson County, Texas, and past president of the National Cotton Council. He has also been mayor of Lamesa, president of Lamesa National Bank, and a leader in charitable organizations.

Cloudcroft, New Mexico
Photograph Collection, 1922 and undated
44 B/W copy prints

This collection contains photographs of mountain ranges, railway lines, railway bridges, lumbering activities, and agricultural activities. Cloudcroft, New Mexico, is a small resort town east of Alamogordo. It is surrounded by the Sacramento and Capitan Mountain ranges. Available images are listed [

Cochran County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1926-1950
16 copy prints
SWCPC 263 E1-E3

This artificial collection of photographs of Cochran County, Texas (1926-1950) bulks with photographs of people and places through 1940. These include photographs of the Greener family (1950); roping scenes on the Marlin Ellington Ranch (1938); and street scenes in Bledsoe, Texas (1926).

Coke County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1890-1970
105 copy prints
SWCPC 29 E1-E7

This is an artificial collection of photographs of Coke County, Texas (1890-1970), and bulks with photographs of Bronte, Texas (1900-1939). It also contains photographs of construction of the Orient Railroad to Tennyson, Texas, various school groups; and of rabbit drive (1920). Hayrick was the county seat until 1891 when the seat of government was moved to Robert Lee. Other towns include Bronte and Blackwell. Coke County originally consisted of open range lands protected by Fort Chadbourne. Ranching, farming, agribusiness, and oil-well supplies have formed the economic base in the last half of the twentieth century.

Cole, William J.
Photograph Collection, 1900-1949 and undated
77 B/W prints
SWCPC 817 E1

The collection has family portraits of William J. Cole’s family and relatives. Most are from the Wilkerson and Ross Families. Some pictures depict rural scenes with homes, mules, wagons, picket fences, windmill structures, machines, and gardens. Locations vary from New Mexico, Texas and California.

William J. Cole was a native of Lubbock, Texas. No other details are known except that he was related to the Wilkerson and Ross Families. Some relatives lived in Rockdale, Miles, McGregor, Bartlett, and Temple, Texas; California; and Hondo, New Mexico.

Coleman, Genelle
Photograph Collection, 1950-1955
6 B/W photo negatives

Bulks with images of Texas Technological College band director D. O. Wiley with entire band, and during rehearsals. D. O. Wiley served as the Texas Tech director of bands and professor of music from 1934 to 1959. Genelle Coleman was his daughter.

Collins, Bill
Photograph Collection, 1930s-1960s
92 B/W prints and 1 color postcard
SWCPC 803 E1

Collection contains photographs detailing the life and career of Bill Collins. Images include openings of Hemphill Wells Department Stores in Lubbock. Also included are photos of family, business colleagues, airplanes, and airstrips.

Bill Collins was a dry goods retailer in Brownfield, Texas, before coming into a position of leadership with Hemphill Wells in Lubbock, Texas. Established in 1923 as Hemphill-Price, its name was changed when Spencer A. Wells succeeded M. L. Price as store manager in 1925. The store moved from downtown Lubbock to Monterey Center and finally to the South Plains Mall in 1973. In 1986 Dillards bought the store and its name change to Dillards.

Collins, Geneva
Photograph Collection, undated
Album Hospital, 1 color print, 1 B/W print
SWCPC 837 E1

Methodist Hopital, 1928 photo Lubbock Park, Barbara Bush and others.

Colliton Discovery Well
Photograph Collection, 1923-1925
5 B/W photo prints and 1 B/W negative
SWCPC 270 E1 (A-B)

This collection consists of photographs of an oil and gas well, oil and gas well equipment, petroleum industry, and groups of individuals in Cherokee County, TX. The images in this collection have been digitized and are viewable [

Colorado City, Texas
Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1976
232 copy prints, 1 photo
SWCPC 39 (A) E1- (B) E45

This is an artificial collection of photographs of Colorado City, Texas (1880-1976), and bulks with photographs of town scenes (1880-1900; 1940-1960).

Covering 885 square miles on the South Plains of West Texas, Mitchell County was organized in 1876. The Colorado River flows through this open range area where farming, ranching, and oil production form the basis for a balanced economy. The county seat, Colorado City, is the oldest established town between Weatherford and El Paso, dating from 1877. With the arrival of the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881, Colorado City became a center for cotton and feed production and oil refining. Mitchell County has a population of approximately 8,700.

Photograph Collection, 1909-1984
314 photos, 2 copy prints

Consists of photographs of people, places, and activities throughout Colorado (1909-1984). The collection includes prints of a hippie community near Parlin, Colorado (1968), the site of the Sand Creek massacre (1984), and a negative of the hanging of a horse thief in Durango, Colorado.

Columbus, New Mexico
Photograph Collection, 1916
1 B/W 10x58-inch panoramic print
SWCPC 769 E1

The image is of the town of Columbus, New Mexico, after Pancho Villa’s Raid in 1916. Homes and business can be seen from an almost aerial view of the town. Troops and people wander the dirt streets. Burned buildings can also be seen.

Columbus is located three miles of the Mexican border. It was attacked by Villa on March 9, 1916; and his forces killed 16 Americans and burned several buildings. Villa was a revolutionist from Mexico who became angry when the U.S. recognized Carranza's government instead of Villa’s. The picture was taken by J. U. Medley of El Paso, Texas.

Comanche County, Texas
Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1967
112 copy negatives

Consists of photographs of the people and events in Comanche County, Texas (1900-1967).
Comanche County is located on 972 square miles in west central Texas. The county did not organize until 1856, although it was part of the original Austin land grant. Stock raising and specialty crops such as peaches, grapes, pecans, and grain support the local economy. Some oil production continues at Sipe Springs, part of the Desdemona field. A population of 13,000 centers around Comanche, the county seat.

Conatser, Ron
Photograph Collection, 1957-1958
38 photos

Consists of photographs of ranch life and work on the Matador Ranch (1957-1958). Ron Conatser worked as a cowboy on the Matador division of the Matador Land and Cattle Company in Motley County, Texas, during the 1950s.

Concho County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1886-1942
9 B/W copy prints and 9 negatives

Consists of groups of people, architecture and cattle. Concho County, located on the Edwards Plateau in west central Texas, was organized in 1879. It was named for the river which flows through it. The economy is agribusiness.

Conselman, Frank, B.
Photograph Collection, 1936-1986 and undated
3597 color and B/W slides, 166 color and B/W photo prints, 109 color negatives
SWCPC 663 E1

This collection primarily consists of travel images dating from 1961 to 1986. There are some geological images along with many of Dr. Conselman’s classroom lectures. Two audiocassettes of several of the lectures are present in the collection.

Dr. Frank B. Conselman was a prominent West Texas geologist and member and officer of several professional societies. Born in 1910 in New York, he earned his B.S. and Sc.M. from the University of New York and his Ph.D. in 1934 from the University of Missouri. He came to the Southwest in 1935 as a petroleum geologist. This initiated a lifelong career as an oil company consultant. He served as an U.S. Army Air Corps lieutenant during World War II, and was stationed in the European Theater. Dr. Conselman was prominent in the affairs of Texas Tech as a Professor of Geosciences and as Director of the International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies (ICASALS).

Cook, Jerry "Washtub Jerry"
Photograph Collection, undated
1 8x10 promotional B/W print
SWCPC 898 E1

Contains one promotional photograph of Washtub Jerry, cowboy singer from Fort Davis, Texas.

Cooper, Clyde L.
Photograph Collection, 1899-1945 and undated
95 B/W prints and 2 color prints
SWCPC 821 E1

The photos depict the Cooper family of Estelline, Texas, and some Auburg family members in various activities. They show portraits, baby images, old vintage cars used in trips, rural life with farms, dogs, and poultry, West Texas canyon regions, soldiers, Sudduth cemetery, school class portraits, and homes. One set shows the
SS American Legion as they cross the equator in 1929 and the Burkburnett oil fields where Clyde Cooper worked in 1919.

Born in 1901 in Estelline, Texas, Clyde L. Cooper past away at age 92 in 1993. His wife Pauline Sudduth died in 1994. He was a Methodist missionary for 40 years in Brazil and retired in 1969. Clyde attended North Texas State Normal College and was also a graduate of SMU (1928). The couple began their missionary work in 1929. Mr. Cooper taught English, Math, and was director of the Physical Education department with the Ginasio Americano in Brazil. In addition to teaching he served as a circuit preacher in his later years. He and his wife had four daughters.

Cooper, Marie Fearn
Photograph Collection, 1885-1920
88 B/W photo prints

Include images of Marie Fearn Cooper’s family from Kansas, farming activities, and street scenes from Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Hale Center, Texas. Ms. Cooper moved to Hale Center in the early 1900s.

Cope, Mrs. Millard L.
Photograph Collection, 1890-1905
17 B/W copy prints

Collection contains images of Austin and San Antonio, Texas (1890-1905). Bulks with government buildings. Millard L. Cope was publisher of the San Angelo, Texas
Standard Times, the Marshall, Texas News-Messenger and a director of the Associated Press.

Copeland, Thomas
Photograph Collection, 1996
45 color photo prints
SWCPC 660 E1

This collection consists of photographs of cotton plants, cotton strippers, gins, tractors, irrigation wells, and a crop duster relating to cotton planting and harvest during the Spring through Fall seasons in the South Plains Texas region. 

The photos were taken by Thomas Copeland, who received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas Tech University in 1997.

Cornick, Boyd
Photograph Collection, 1900-1910
5 copy prints

Consists of portrait photographs of the Cornick family (1900-1910). Boyd Cornick was born in Missouri in 1856 and practiced medicine in Mascoutah, Illinois. After contracting tuberculosis, he moved to San Angelo, Texas, in 1891 in an attempt to recover. The West Texas climate proved beneficial and Cornick soon began treating tuberculosis patients from across the nation. He established a sanitarium in San Angelo and organized the first local medical society.

Cornick, Louis
Photograph Collection, 1895-1905
3 B/W copy prints
SWCPC 547 E2

Contains stereoscopic images of San Antonio, Texas, cathedral and missions including the Alamo, San Jose, circa 1895. San Antonio, Texas grew out of San Antonio de Bexar Presidio, established in 1718, and the village of San Fernando de Bexar, chartered by Canary Islanders in 1731.

Corpus Christi, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1890-1900
12 copy prints

Consists of photographs of people and places in Corpus Christi, Texas (1890-1900). Includes photographs of a sailboat in the harbor (1890) and wreckage on the beach following a storm (1900).

Cottle County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1870-1969
141 copy prints
SWCPC 31 E1-E4

This is an artificial collection of photographs of Cottle County, Texas, which consists of photographs of daily activities (1870-1957), and bulks with copy prints from
Our Roots Grow Deep: A History of Cottle County (1908-1957). Also contains group photographs of students and photographs of chuck wagons, cattle branding, barbed-wire stringing equipment, and a half-dugout home.

Paducah, organized in 1893, is the largest town and the county seat of Cottle County. Other county towns are Cee Vee, Delwin, Hackberry, and Chalk. Initially, the county consisted mainly of range camps on large ranches such as the Matador Land and Cattle Company. Today, cotton and grain sorghums are a major portion of its economic base.

Cotton Club (Lubbock, Texas), see Gibson, R. A. Bob
Photograph Collection, undated
3 B/W photo prints and 3 B/W negatives
SWCPC 688 E1

This is a set of photos of various people being entertained at the Cotton Club in Lubbock, Texas. The Cotton Club was an entertainment club in Lubbock, Texas.

Cotton Industry
Photograph Collection, undated
1 B/W oversized print (16 x 20)

This collection consists of a single mounted image of a mechanized cotton picker (machine) circa 1970.

Cotton Industry
Photograph Collection, undated
1 B/W photo print
SWCPC 104 E5

This collection consists of a single image of cotton trailers in Idalou, Texas. This is an artificial collection that consists of photographs of the cotton industry in Texas.

Cotton Industry
Photograph Collection, 1947-1960
298 copy prints, 28 photos
SWCPC 104 (A)-(C)

This is an artificial collection that consists of photographs of the cotton industry in Texas (1899-1960), and bulks with photographs of cotton crops, cotton gins, and cotton harvesting equipment (1930-1950. It also contains a photograph of the first Texas Maid of Cotton and photographs of experimental cotton strippers and pickers (1928).

Cotton Pickers
Photograph Collection, undated
1 B/W copy print: 40x56 inches

This collection contains one photograph of a group of individuals, farm equipment, and a cotton field. The photograph contains information on the cotton industry and the people who made a living from it. For many years before cotton strippers were invented, hired hands known as cotton pickers would work the fields gathering the cotton harvest. Some cotton pickers were blacks or Hispanics.

Couch, J. W.
Photograph Collection, 1952-1953
1 scrapbook of 1,040 B/W prints
SWCPC 808 E1

The item is a scrapbook numbered from 4052-5092 and interleaved between the pages is an identification of the people, places, and things associated with each image. The images concentrate on the Denver, Colorado Union Terminal, employment offices, Denver and Rio Grande railroad, Bridger, Montana, Whitie (?), the Leroy Hafen’s home, Colorado State Historical Building and employees, Lafayette Place and Creamery, and Climax, Colorado mine during the early 1950s.

J. W. Couch was a travelling shoe salesman who began in Texas and ended his career in Denver, Colorado. He did a number of things in his life. He was in the U.S. Navy (1919-1920) as an electrical engineer aboard the
U. S. S. Despatch, a wrestler and prize fighter (1923-1933), a musician in Texas (1934-1937) before he became a salesman. One of his nicknames was "Ol’ Cannon Ball." After the age of fifty he became a writer and photographer.

Cox, Jack
Photograph Collection, ca. 1970
890 color 11x14-inch prints
SWCPC 815, Q23

Collection of aerial low-level images of private rural homes located in a seven-county area in West Texas. The images which are mounted on 16 x 20 boards show farm fields and machinery, vehicles, and county highways and roads. The images are numbered for sorting purposes. Item 6 is Albany, Texas. Items 10-101 are Floyd and Hale Counties. Items 102-118 are Crosby County. Items 119-124 are unknown. Items 125-163 are Lamb County. Items 164-203 are Hockley County. Items 204-210 are Lubbock County. Items 204-429 are unknown counties but could possibly be around the Texas Panhandle region and Western Oklahoma. One wallet contains four roll sheets and two maps for Crosby, Lamb, Hockley, and Lubbock Counties. Included were Lubbock and Hockley County maps with notes of their flight paths.

Jack Cox engaged in a business venture in the early 1970s with some colleagues to photograph homes from an airplane in a seven county-wide area around Lubbock, Texas. The photographs were to be sold as mementos to the public. The collection represents the remaining photographs not sold to the public.

Cox, Mike
Photograph Collection, 1969-1970
3 B/W photo prints
SWCPC 673 E1

The images are photos of the Lubbock tornado of 1970 and the Lubbock Garbage Strike of 1969. Mike Cox was a Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reporter during the 11 May 1970 tornado in Lubbock, Texas.

Craft, Betty
Photograph Collection, 1900-1905
3 copy prints

Consists of photographs of Brady, Texas, and the family of Betty Craft.

Crawford, Duane
Photograph Collection, undated
19 B/W copy prints

Is comprised of portraits of individuals and of groups of American Indians, some including soldiers. The Sioux, Apache, Arapahoe, Shoshone, and unnamed tribes are represented in this set. Duane Crawford is an employee of the Texas Tech Petroleum Engineer Department.

Creel, Jack Earl
Photograph Collection, 1954-1970 and undated
7,000 B/W copy prints and 2,069 photo prints

Collection contains images of agriculture, irrigation, cotton gins, cattle, water sports, poultry, a church, horses, branding, automobiles, Texas Tech University, beauty pageant, baton twirlers, prairie dogs, airport, baseball players, archery club, banquet, buildings and people near Lubbock, Texas, circa 1964. Bulks with irrigation. Also contains photographs of equipment, work sites, offices, advertising, and television shows relating to Gifford-Hill-Western Inc.

Jack Earl Creel, a commercial photographer, worked for Gifford-Hill-Western, an irrigation company. He was also the first agriculture reporter for KFYO radio, and put on the first locally-produced hunting and fishing show. Creel also worked for Texas Tech University.

Crockett County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1892-1967
80 B/W copy prints: various sizes

This consists of photographs of Crocket County, Texas (1892-1967), and bulks with photographs of groups of people and street scenes. It also contains photographs of a flood and a baseball team.

Located in southwest Texas, Crockett County was organized in 1891 and named for Alamo hero, Davy Crockett. Ozona is the county seat. The economy is based on ranching, petroleum, and hunting leases. Available images are listed [

Crosby County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1900-1990
4 photos; 33 copy prints
SWCPC 291 E2-E12

Consists of photographs of Crosby County, Texas (1900-1990), and contains photographs of the Lorenzo band in San Angelo (1923); the Crosby County Fair Exhibit (1922); an early silo and farming equipment (ca. 1905); historical markers (1968); and the Witt and Spikes General Store in Emma, Texas (ca. 1900).

Crosby County, Texas
Photograph Collection, 1904-1909 and undated
18 B/W negatives and 2 B/W copy prints
SWCPC 291 E16

This collection consists of several images of a wagon train. Also included are images of Emma, Texas.

Crosby County is located on the eastern border of Lubbock County. It was named for Stephen Crosby, a Texas land commissioner during the nineteenth century. The county covers 911 square miles. Agriculture is the economic base of Crosby County. Cattle, hogs, and poultry, as well as crops such as corn, cotton and wheat yield $45 million annually.

Crump, Bob
Photograph Collection, 1908-1915
18 copy prints
SWCPC 299 E4

Consists of photographs of the Crump family and the Two Buckle Ranch (1908-1915). It also contains photographs of the Lone Star School, Lubbock County (1910); covered wagons (1910); the "Ripley Special" (July 4, 1911); and Shallowater School, Shallowater, Texas (1911). Bob Crump was a member of a pioneer Lubbock county family.

Cunningham, Albert B.
Photograph Collection, 1938-1953
12 B/W copy prints
SWCPC 302 E2

Bulks with portraits of Albert B. Cunningham, Texas Technological College English professor, novelist and mystery writer with his wife at their home in Lubbock, Texas.

Born in 1888 in West Virginia, Albert B. Cunningham was a veteran of World War I and a Methodist circuit rider. He received his Ph.D. from New York University in 1929 and came to Texas Tech University where he taught English for 20 years. Cunningham completed 42 novels and numerous short stories prior to his death in 1962. Many of these were mysteries written under the pseudonyms Garth Hale or Estil Dale.

Cunningham, Jack
Photograph Collection, 1910-1958
9 copy prints

Consists of photographs of the Cunningham family (1910-1958) and includes photographs of an early threshing machine and a newspaper article about Moze Cunningham's widow in 1958. Moze Cunningham, a Confederate veteran, settled in Greenville, Texas, following the Civil War. He moved his family to Tom Green County in 1901 and established a ranch on the Concho River. In 1904, he moved his ranching operation to the area of Miles in Runnels County where the family continued to ranch and farm.

Cunningham, Oliver
Photograph Collection, 1830-1918
24 copy prints

Consists of photographs of the Oliver Cunningham family (1830-1918). It also includes photographs of the Lindley family; the interior of a law office in Abilene, Texas (1910); a photograph of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee (1918); senior law class and faculty at Cumberland University (1918); and patent drawings of cotton harvester (1898).

Born in 1860, James T. Cunningham came to Abilene, Texas, in the 1880s and established a law practice with Bruce Oliver. He later developed a design for one of the early cotton harvesters. Cunningham's son, James, continued the law firm until his death in 1933. Another son, Oliver, served in World Wars I and II and engaged in state politics. Oliver married Ruth Pierson, daughter of Marshall S. Pierson, the head of a banking family in Haskell, Texas.

Cutshaw, Roger C. (R. C.)
Photograph Collection, 1955-1997 and undated
172 copy prints and photo prints, and 203 negatives

This collection consists of officers who served at Fort Hood, Texas, from 1955-1959 and old buildings, railroad depots, farm machinery, theaters, locomotives, tombstones, grain elevators, windmill, railroads, and sculptures in various towns throughout Colorado, Texas, and Wyoming.

Roger C. Cutshaw is a Lubbock, Texas, native whose hobby is photography. He is interested in documenting the West Texas region and other forgotten buildings and sites as a record for future researchers.

Cutshaw, Roger C.
Photograph Collection, 1977
1 B/W print
SWCPC 575 E10

Photo of Sante Fe depot in Floydada, Texas in 1977. The importance of railroad depots cannot be over emphasized in early pioneer life. The towns which contain depots represented centers of commerce and transportation (although these may be limited in some areas). Roger C. Cutshaw is an amateur photographer with an interest in old buildings from small towns and railroads.

Cutshaw, Roger C.
Photograph Collection, undated
17 prints and 3 photocopies
SWCPC 852 E1

Color photos depicting landmarks, railroad depots, bridges, and old buildings in TX, NM, CO, WY.