The Southwestern Land Co. in the Rio Grande Valley

The Southwestern Land Co. in the Rio Grande Valley

Date: August 27, 1923
Creator: Ziebel Studio
Description: Excursion party posing in front of Charles Volz's home
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
[Photograph of a Mexican Hut]

[Photograph of a Mexican Hut]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photograph of a small hut with a thatched roof in Mexico, with two military men and a Mexican family with small children standing near the hut.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Photograph of Company A of the 23rd NY Regiment National Guard]

[Photograph of Company A of the 23rd NY Regiment National Guard]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photograph of Company A of the 23rd regiment of the NY National Guard marching down a dirt road holding rifles, with a mule in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Photograph of a Mexican Saloon]

[Photograph of a Mexican Saloon]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photograph of a Mexican saloon with a large group of horses, wagons, and people in front of it. A sign above the saloon says "La Estrella, Guerra & Co, Comerciantes."
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Photograph of McAllen-Pharr Road]

[Photograph of McAllen-Pharr Road]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photograph of the road connecting McAllen and Pharr, Texas, a dirt road lined with plants and telephone poles.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Photograph of a Car in a River]

[Photograph of a Car in a River]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photograph of a bull hitched to a rope pulling a car out of a river, with several men standing around the bull and one man sitting in the car.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Postcard of the 23rd Infantry Baseball Team, 1916]

[Postcard of the 23rd Infantry Baseball Team, 1916]

Date: 1916
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Postcard of the 23rd Infantry baseball team, a group of ten men who won the Texas Championship in 1916. The men's last names are listed on the back of the postcard, but are mostly illegible.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp]

[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photographs of a military camp. The top left photo is of a cot inspection at the camp, with rows of cots between rows of tents and men walking among the rows. The top right photo is of a wooden screened building with a row of tents behind it, and a handwritten note: "I Co. Street." The bottom left photo is of a group of men in military uniforms standing in front of the wooden building of the guard house. The bottom right photo is of a group of men standing in lines at a distance with an American flag in the foreground, and a handwritten note that says "Guard Mount."
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas Scenes]

[Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas Scenes]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photographs of Pharr, Texas. The top left photo is of buildings in the distance. The top right photo is of The Shamrock Bar and Pharr Lunch Room building, with a sign on the side that says "Life Saving Station" and people sitting on the front porch. The middle photo is of a Gulf Coast Railroad train engine with a number 91 on it. The bottom left photo is of a building with a post office, Cage's Newsitorium, and Cage's Cigar Palace and Candies, with cars parked outside. The bottom right photo is of the Pharr train station with men standing around a wagon near stacks of boxes.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
[Scrapbook Page: Military Camps]

[Scrapbook Page: Military Camps]

Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Description: Photographs of military camps. The top left photo is of military men cooking near a tent. The top right photo is of a man giving another man a haircut with rows of large tents in the background. The middle photo is of men standing together with tents in the background and a handwritten note "Prof. Evans Ll Hospital." The bottom left photo is of a man with a dog standing in a street in McAllen, Texas with buildings, wagons, and people behind him. The bottom right photo is of men eating and standing around boxes.
Contributing Partner: Museum of South Texas History
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