Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew in 1880

Description:

Photograph of the Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew. There are twenty-seven men, all standing except seven who are seated. One row of men are standing on the ground and the other row is on a platform behind them. The men are wearing button-up shirts, some are wearing vests, suspenders or jackets and all except one are wearing hats. In the foreground are wooden beams and bits of wood. Written on or above some of the men are the numbers 1 through 10.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Orange County
Creation Date: 1880  
Partner(s):
Heritage House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 116
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1880
  • Digitized: April 14, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Orange County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of the Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew. There are twenty-seven men, all standing except seven who are seated. One row of men are standing on the ground and the other row is on a platform behind them. The men are wearing button-up shirts, some are wearing vests, suspenders or jackets and all except one are wearing hats. In the foreground are wooden beams and bits of wood. Written on or above some of the men are the numbers 1 through 10.

Note:

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew about 1880".

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Crews | Mill Crews | Shingle Mill Crews | Shingle Mills | Workers | Mill Workers | Hats | Men | Young Men | Vests | Suspenders | Pails | Boys | Lumber | Wooden Beams | Wooden Boards
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Heritage House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: hhm_01252
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth36758
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public