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 County: Val Verde County, TX
 Language: Spanish
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Two Boys on the Roof of the Del Rio Annex]

[Two Boys on the Roof of the Del Rio Annex]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two children (identified as 12 year old Benjamĺn and 6 year old Davĺd) standing side by side on the roof of the Del Rio Annex. Benjamin is holding a bucket in his left hand. In the foreground there is a wooden railing as well as some trees and shrubs. There is a man doing labor work next to the annex. On the back of the photograph there is a note handwritten in Spanish. It reads: "Aquí se ven dos niños, Benjamĺn de 12 y Davĺd de 6 años. Davĺd se resbaló de la parte de arriba del techo y se vino rodondo hacia abajo, pero a los dos terceras partes del techo se delubo, se levantó y levantó en brazo derecho con la brocha con que pinta-ra y gritó y dijo "Soy puro hombre". él luchó bastante rasqui-nando el techo para dete-nerse, lo que consĺguró Dios lo salvó de caer ó tal vez de haberse matado. (Ello pintaron von el (illegible)"
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary