Houston Hustlers in Hallettsville, Texas

Description:

Photograph of the Houston Hustlers as they came through Hallettsville, Texas. According to an accompanying article, "Seven wagons chained together and drawn by eight yoke of oxen conveyed the Houston party from the depot to the barbecue grounds." The wagons are in front of several buildings on the west side of the Courthouse Square. According to another accompanying article, you can see the Lavaca Bank, the white building in the center background, partially visible. There are other people in the street watching, including a band. Written at the bottom right of the photograph is "Houston Hustlers at Hallettsville Texas April 26, 1907." On the back it says "Property of Lillie Ahrens."

Creator(s): Fey & Braunig
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lavaca County - Hallettsville
Creation Date: April 26, 1907
Partner(s):
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 468
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 26, 1907
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lavaca County - Hallettsville
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
April 26, 1907
Description:

Photograph of the Houston Hustlers as they came through Hallettsville, Texas. According to an accompanying article, "Seven wagons chained together and drawn by eight yoke of oxen conveyed the Houston party from the depot to the barbecue grounds." The wagons are in front of several buildings on the west side of the Courthouse Square. According to another accompanying article, you can see the Lavaca Bank, the white building in the center background, partially visible. There are other people in the street watching, including a band. Written at the bottom right of the photograph is "Houston Hustlers at Hallettsville Texas April 26, 1907." On the back it says "Property of Lillie Ahrens."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm., on mat 27 x 31 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): oxen | wagons | cities
Partner:
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: FSML_T-40025
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth128799
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image