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[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

Description:

Photograph of Carpe Cubana's circus camp in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and members of the circus stand together in knee-high water. Some members of the circus carry household goods such as pots, bags of food, and fold-up chairs. Several men sit in the water, and one man even balances a teacup on his head. Plain tents are visible behind the circus members. A hand-written inscription written in white reads "CUBAN SHOW CAMP," and "LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Cameron County - La Feria
Creation Date: May 29, 1929
Partner(s):
Witte Museum
Collection(s):
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Usage:
Total Uses: 58
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 29, 1929
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Cameron County - La Feria
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
May 29, 1929
Description:

Photograph of Carpe Cubana's circus camp in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and members of the circus stand together in knee-high water. Some members of the circus carry household goods such as pots, bags of food, and fold-up chairs. Several men sit in the water, and one man even balances a teacup on his head. Plain tents are visible behind the circus members. A hand-written inscription written in white reads "CUBAN SHOW CAMP," and "LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): circus camps
Partner:
Witte Museum
Collection:
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WTM_01-002-002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth200965
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth200965
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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