People Around Town
If you've lived around here for any time
at all, you know that it's the people of
Hobbs, New Mexico that make it special.
  Here are some of those people.

Recognize anybody?  If so, please let us know so we
can add their names.


Eva Yee, Margie Gee and Minnie Gee (in inner-tube)
at Aquamarine Swimming Pool, 1958
Photo courtesy of Johnny Yee


Coffee drinkers in 1950
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Coffee drinkers in 1950
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Coffee drinkers in 1950
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Unidentified fashionable ladies in 1950
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Local hairdressers in 1952
Photo courtesy of David Minton



Above and below: Patrons of Tommy's Lounge at 117 N Shipp in 1951
Photos courtesy of David Minton





July 1957
Photo courtesy of David Minton


The Girl Scouts celebrate their 39th anniversary in 1951.
Back row on the left is Barbara Abbott. Surely someone
recognizes some of these other young ladies.
Image courtesy of David Minton



A gathering of Boy Scouts in 1953. Names of scouts unknown.
Image courtesy of David Minton

 
Unknown event in 1951
Photos courtesy of David Minton


Hobbs Police rescue a horse in distress in 1951
Photos courtesy of David Minton



Some adventurous Hobbs High School seniors made their mark in 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Homemade transportation in 1951
Photo courtesy of David Minton


A game of marbles in 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton





A trip to the barber shop in 1951
Photos courtesy of David Minton





Lined up and waiting in 1951... But for what?
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Motion picture advertising in 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton



Unidentified scene in1957.
Harry McAdams is on the far right.
Photo courtesy of David Minton




Unidentified scene in1957.
Photo courtesy of David Minton




A couple of cowboys in 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton



Cigarette prices rising in 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton





Young men at work cleaning up the cemetery in 1951
Photos courtesy of David Minton


Unidentified man in 1951
Photo courtesy of David Minton


Unknown groundbreaking in June 1951.
Photo courtesy of David Minton




The images below are from 1948 taken at a rodeo arena south of Hobbs.
Thank you to David Minton for the photographs.






















Location unknown
Photo courtesy of David Minton



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