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 County: Matagorda County, TX
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Contributing Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library
Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230

Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230

Date: 1885-11/1886-09
Creator: unknown
Description: Occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid ten dollars for both a state and county tax. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
At the Bay

At the Bay

Date: 1921
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Margaret Juhl and her husband Arnold Juhl sitting on the beach at the East Bay in Palacios, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

Date: December 27, 1937
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of some of the members of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. There are men, women, and children in the picture. They are posing in front of the entrance to the church. The church is a brick building with a covered front porch, and the sign above the entrance says "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." There is a fence in front of the church. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1937.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Boats at Palacios

Boats at Palacios

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a couple of boats on the water of the Tres Palacios Bay. The boat on the left is carrying passengers; the boat on the right has a single sail and one individual on it.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Building in Bay City]

[Building in Bay City]

Date: 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a building in Bay City, Texas. It is a brick building with a covered porch and three windows along the side. There are trees around the building. According to the information on the back, the photograph was taken in 1935.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Camping at the Bay

Camping at the Bay

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of three men identified as Louie Knudsen, Arthur Andersen, and Mads Andersen camping at Palacios Bay in Texas. Two of the men are sitting at a makeshift table and eating a meal while the third is cooking over a fire. Tools including buckets, a hatchet, and several stacked rifles are strewn about the campsite. The men are surrounded by dense foliage.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Camping at the Bay

Camping at the Bay

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of three men plucking game birds while camping at Palacios Bay in Texas. Two men are standing; one is holding a pile of guns and the other is cooking. The third man is sitting. Tools and supplies are visible around the camp. Two mules are standing next to a covered wagon.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Campsite at the Bay

Campsite at the Bay

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a Danevang family camping at Palacios Bay, Texas. Several women and children wearing long dresses and bonnets are sitting around two covered wagons that are parked on the shore.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Children Playing by the Seashore]

[Children Playing by the Seashore]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of schoolchildren playing by the seashore. Some of the children are holding hands, and others are laughing. There is a young boy standing in the middle of the photograph turned around to face the camera. The ocean is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1935 Mr. Mil Clement & children".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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