[General Colquitt's staff at the Houston carnival in 1914]

Description:

Nine army officers in full dress uniform, Governor Oscar Branch Colquitt in long coat and top hat, and a gentleman in a costume composed of a crown, a pastel dress with lace, a shawl, white stockings and slippers stand as a group near the end of a wooden pier or boat slip. Two gentlemen wearing naval caps are at the back of the group. From left to right in the first row is Col. Hugh B. Moore, then Governor Colquitt, then the man in the costume, then another army officer. The man in costume has a sash of leaves or fronds draped over the dress. Strings of flags and banners hang overhead. On the back of the photograph is written:"Governor Colquit's staff Houston Carnival 1914." On the front of the photograph is a handwritten note "Governor" identifying the gentleman in the top hat.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: 1914  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 123
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1914
  • Digitized: June 14, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1914  
Description:

Nine army officers in full dress uniform, Governor Oscar Branch Colquitt in long coat and top hat, and a gentleman in a costume composed of a crown, a pastel dress with lace, a shawl, white stockings and slippers stand as a group near the end of a wooden pier or boat slip. Two gentlemen wearing naval caps are at the back of the group. From left to right in the first row is Col. Hugh B. Moore, then Governor Colquitt, then the man in the costume, then another army officer. The man in costume has a sash of leaves or fronds draped over the dress. Strings of flags and banners hang overhead. On the back of the photograph is written:"Governor Colquit's staff Houston Carnival 1914." On the front of the photograph is a handwritten note "Governor" identifying the gentleman in the top hat.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.25 in.

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Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: moore81-020-17
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15241
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public