Manchaca

Manchaca

Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Woman w/celery plant in situ
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Manchaca

Manchaca

Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Woman with celery(?) plant
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Manchaca

Manchaca

Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Sun bonneted woman w/celery plant
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Tomato Field]

[Tomato Field]

Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of a tomato field in Dialville, which yielded a crop of 400 crates of tomatoes per acre, after its first picking.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Grading Tomatoes at Packing Shed]

[Grading Tomatoes at Packing Shed]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of workers grading tomatoes at a packing shed in Jacksonville. The man in the far right background is Sam Boles. None of the other workers have been identified.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Tomato Shed]

[Tomato Shed]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of workers unloading tomatoes from a farmer's vehicle at a tomato shed. Baskets full of tomatoes are piled on top of one another to the left. A worker stands in the middle of the shot holding a full basket of tomatoes. Next to him, another man looks at the camera over his shoulder. More workers can be seen in the background. A sign declares the shed to belong to a J. W. Patton.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[First Shipment of Tomatoes]

[First Shipment of Tomatoes]

Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of the first carload of tomatoes shipped from Jacksonville. A man sits on a loaded cart, and a line of men stand in front of a sign. It reads, "First Car Fancy Texas Tomatoes, from Love & Jarratt, Jacksonville, TX, to Wilson Prod. Co., Pittsburg, PA."
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Unloading at a Tomato Packing Shed]

[Unloading at a Tomato Packing Shed]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of unknown male workers unpacking tomatoes from the D. B. Bruno Shed in Jacksonville. Two automobiles are parked in front of the shed, and baskets of tomatoes are placed on the ground. Empty baskets are stacked to the right.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 16, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 16, 1881]

Date: March 16, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. Gertrude provided information about her recent exams and her efforts to study and asked for dresses or materials to have dresses made for the summer. She asked about her mother's plan to have a garden this year and when she would receive another letter from home.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]

[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore and the White family, September 22, 1913]

Date: September 22, 1913
Creator: McKinley, Birdie McGee
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore and the White Family. In this letter, Birdie informs her kin of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: details about how they have survived the drought with their well and spring for the stock animals, a discussion about Minnie's visit and their preparation for Minnie's return to Georgia, a dialogue about Birdie's baby who likes to be in her buggy, updates on community news and the well-being of family and friends, a discussion about a boat trip Will took with the boosters, details about some dentistry work Birdie is going to get done, news about their chickens and milk cow surviving the drought, a discussion about the baby and how she wears short dresses now, details about having some Kodak pictures made of the baby, a dialogue about correspondences received including Linnet's postcard, an update about Will's position at Ewing's,and news about Will's aunt passing away. She closes the letter by noting that she hopes to hear from Mary Ann and the white family soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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