Blackshear School Students

Blackshear School Students

Date: c. 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of students of the Blackshear School of Austin, TX in the early 1940s. Names written on the photo include: R. Corley and Rice (the principal).
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

Date: 1926
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Description: Postcard of rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas with at least seven African American men, a mule-drawn carriage, bags, rice, and machinery. On the right side of the postcard can be seen the threshing machine separating the grain from the stalks. Men are standing near the thresher as well as on and near a mule drawn cart between a pile of grain and bags. Another cart can be seen on the right side of the postcard. On the top right of the postcard is printed "Rice Threshing near Beaumont, Texas." Rice production is a key agricultural commodity for the area situated around Beaumont, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library