Mary Camp Gober

Description:

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mary Camp Gober, age 46, looking into the camera. In writing on the back of the photograph: "Mrs. Mary Camp Gober, mother of Mrs. W. C. Wright. Mama's photograph was taken in Atlanta, GA, May 2, 1872, Age 46 yrs, 2 months, 12 days. The first Confederate woman from Denton County to be enrolled in the Stone Mountain Book of Memory is Mrs. Mary Camp Gober. The name of Mrs. Gober is the 3rd from Texas to be entered in the Silver Book memorializing wives of Confederate soldiers."

This appears to be a photograph taken of photograph. The original photographer is unknown, although the original date is listed on the back as indicated by the author. This duplicate was taken by J. T. Jones, a photographer in Denton, Texas in the 1890s, who photographed the original matted photo at an unknown time and mounted it on board.

Creator(s): J. T. Jones
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County
Creation Date: May 2, 1872
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 112
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
J. T. Jones

"Tal" Jones ran a photographic shop and his business cards were printed: "Jones Photographic Studios of America. Studio No. 1, Denton, Texas."

Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 1872
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mary Camp Gober, age 46, looking into the camera. In writing on the back of the photograph: "Mrs. Mary Camp Gober, mother of Mrs. W. C. Wright. Mama's photograph was taken in Atlanta, GA, May 2, 1872, Age 46 yrs, 2 months, 12 days. The first Confederate woman from Denton County to be enrolled in the Stone Mountain Book of Memory is Mrs. Mary Camp Gober. The name of Mrs. Gober is the 3rd from Texas to be entered in the Silver Book memorializing wives of Confederate soldiers."

This appears to be a photograph taken of photograph. The original photographer is unknown, although the original date is listed on the back as indicated by the author. This duplicate was taken by J. T. Jones, a photographer in Denton, Texas in the 1890s, who photographed the original matted photo at an unknown time and mounted it on board.

Note:

The image has been cropped down to a vertical ellipse.

Printed on the bottom of the front of the mount:

Jones
Denton
Texas

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 2.75 x 3.75 in. mounted to 4.25 x 6.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Gober, Mary Camp
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF-B-57
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth12342
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image