[Carpe Cubaba's Show Truck in Flood Water]

Description:

Photograph of Carpe Cubana's show truck in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and five members of the circus stand around the truck, trying to move it out of the knee-high water. The men wear loose-fitting sleeveless shirts and shorts. A horse is also attached to the truck in an attempt to free the truck from the flood waters. A hand-written inscription in white reads "CUBAN SHOW. TRUCK NO. 2, LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Cameron County - La Feria
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Witte Museum
Collection(s):
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 1
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Creator:
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Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Cameron County - La Feria
Date
May 29, 1929
Description:

Photograph of Carpe Cubana's show truck in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and five members of the circus stand around the truck, trying to move it out of the knee-high water. The men wear loose-fitting sleeveless shirts and shorts. A horse is also attached to the truck in an attempt to free the truck from the flood waters. A hand-written inscription in white reads "CUBAN SHOW. TRUCK NO. 2, LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."

Physical Description:

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

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Partner:
Witte Museum
Collection:
The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WTM_01-002-003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth200966
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth200966
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image