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Hello, I hope you enjoy these pages! Perhaps it will bring back memories,

perhaps it will help you to better understand how your ancestors lived.

Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax and get ready - - to step back in time!

Photos compliments of John Edward "Eddie" Cope, Christine Cook, James "Jimmy" Sullivan, Jimmy Moore & Kay Woods-Lopez

If you have any old Pecos County photos, I'd love to add them here! Scan & email them to me!

And, if you happen to know the names of the people in these photos, please make note of the picture number and give me a holler!

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Gibbs Field

Joe L. (Jose) Hernandez (on left) in kitchen at Gibbs Field Air Base in 1940s Fort Stockton. Joe is the father of Lillian Castelo

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Mexican school 1912-1913

with teacher, Mary Lou McKee Fulcher with her son, Jesse Lee Fulcher

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First Communion girls Macaria Gonzales and Candida Duran (who became mother of Rosemary Vijil) at the home of parents Pilar and Albina Duran

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Ezequiel Lugo Gonzales son of E.O. EHO Gonzales and Marcos Garza, son of Meliton Garza and Fernanda Gonzales Garza, grandson of Felix Garza

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Lupe Terrazas in front of Rooney Mercantile

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Essie McDonald

(teacher)

at far right

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Left: Constable B.L. Gonzales, Sr., son of E.O. (Eho) Gonzales, and father of Judge Robert Gonzales Middle: William (Billy) Cope, Deputy Sheriff Right: Frank Morales, early Deputy Sheriff (Photo given to Judge Gonzales by Billie Sol Estes)

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Felisito and Genobita Montez

59. Blacksmith Shop

Drawing of Old Blacksmith Shop

Ran by Claude Cooke and his father John Cooke. Was located behind the downtown Hotel on 1st Street. Building was torn down in 1970

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Old Cope place about 1947 when John Edgar Cope first bought it. The house still stands today (with additions) at

1701 North Texas street in Fort Stockton, Tx. It is the only house on the complete block even though it is surrounded by blocks with newer houses

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On the left is Frank Morales, the lady in black (center) is Bennie Belle Boydstun, the lady on the right is Josephine Moore Buchanan. Bennie was County Clerk for a couple of years.

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1949 Water Carnival

Parade

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1949 Water Carnival Parade

Businesses in the picture include: Dorsey Boot & Saddle Co; General Electric; Hospital; Buick and Western Auto. To the far right appears to be parade judges

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Fort Stockton

Community Center

Ca: 1940's

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The Black & White Cafe (ca: 1938) located in Ft Stockton. The location of cafe is believed to be referred to today as the "Old Pool Hall Building" The Cafe was owned by the Cope Family and Earnest Rigs. Do you recognize any of these people?

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Front Row: Unknown, Charlie Baker, Unknown Back Row: Bill Cope, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Ben Hilger, Unknown Do you recognize any of these people?

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Rooney Mercantile Building

Fort Stockton. Do you recognize any of these people?

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Rooney Mercantile Building

Fort Stockton. Do you recognize any of these people? Look closely on the wall behind the man on the right - there is a picture - could it be Lillie Langtry?

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Rooney Mercantile Building

Fort Stockton. Do you recognize any of these people? Look closely at the beautiful ceiling - and the post office!

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Back of picture shows the following names: Cook; Fowler; Barry Ketchum; Johnson; Haseltine. Do you recognize any of these people?

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Della (Fowler) Moore

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Della (Fowler) Moore

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Della (Fowler) Moore (on right)

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Jessie & Will Rooney

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George Haseltine

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Jessie & Will Rooney

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Pecos County Courthouse

1883

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Old Fort Guardhouse

80.

Meat Market / Joe Cordero Home

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First State Bank, next door is James Rooney's Reliable Retailer "Not Cheap Goods Anything"

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Orient Express - 1911 Newspaper Article reads: CONSTRUCTION INCHES WEST - This picture was made in 1911, when the Orient reached Fort Stockton. The work was of great interest to average citizens who came in flocks to inspect the engines along the line.

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Fort Stockton - Does the sign on the wall to the right of the door read "Contest" or "Dentist" ?? Do you know where this location is?

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Fort Stockton - What event took place to take this picture? Pay special attention to the dress here!

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Cattle Roundup

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Cattle Roundup

99.

Cattle Roundup

Probably on the Buck Pyle Ranch between Fort Stockton and Longfellow 

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Mrs J L Moore and daughter, Mrs Josephine Buchanon

If you happen to know the names of the people in these photos, please make note of the picture number and give me a holler!

And, MANY, MANY THANKS to

John Edward "Eddie" Cope, Christine Cook, James "Jimmy" Sullivan, Jimmy Moore

for taking the time to scan and submit these WONDERFUL photos!!

Thanks!!

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Last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2007 03:15 PM

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