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 County: Cameron County, TX
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
[Carpe Cubaba's Show Truck in Flood Water]

[Carpe Cubaba's Show Truck in Flood Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Camp]

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Camp]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's flooded camp in La Feria, Texas. Several members of the crew stand in front of a tent posing for the camera. The flood waters reach up to the crew member's knees. One man balances on a barrel floating in the water.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Cuban Cookhouse Inundated with Flood Waters]

[Cuban Cookhouse Inundated with Flood Waters]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's cookhouse in La Feria Texas. The street is flooded into the doorsteps of the houses up and down the street. A man stands in the middle of the street, facing the camera. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads "Cuban Show Cookhouse. La Feria Tex. 5/29/1929."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Cuban Show Flooded in La Feria]

[Cuban Show Flooded in La Feria]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's headquarters in La Feria Texas. In this photograph, the flood waters had receded, but the front of the building is strewn with debris. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads "Cuban Show Flood Quarters. La Feria Tex. 5/29/1929."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Cuban Show in La Feria]

[Cuban Show in La Feria]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's flooded camp ground in La Feria Texas. "Cuban Show La Feria Texas 5-29-29" is hand-written on the front of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Cuban Show Lot in La Feria

Cuban Show Lot in La Feria

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's show lot in La Feria, Texas. The ground is flooded with water and surrounded by trees and shrubs. Five men pose for the camera while standing in the flood water. Two tall poles extend from the center of the show lot, secured by heavy hires. A hand-written inscription reads "CUBAN SHOW. LOT LA FRIA TEX 5/29/29."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Cuban Show, Panaderia La India

Cuban Show, Panaderia La India

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's storage building in La Feria, Texas. Several men stand outside of a warehouse structure with a sign reading "Panaderia La India." Machinery is strewn messily outside of the building. A hand-written inscription on the photograph in white reads "Cuban Show."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[La Feria Inundated with Flood Water]

[La Feria Inundated with Flood Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of La Feria, Texas, flooded with rainwater. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front of several buildings. The wagon is filled with men and small children. The flood waters reach half the height of the wagon wheels.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Flood in La Feria, Texas]

[Flood in La Feria, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the flood in La Feria, Texas. The photograph depicts a street of single story houses to the right, and a two-story storefront to the left. The street in between the structures is filled with flood water. An inscription written in white reads "LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/1929."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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