Hunter on Dam

Hunter on Dam

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cropped copy-photograph of two hunters on a dam at the Gum Hollow Hunting Resort in San Patricio County, TX. The hunters appear to be carrying shotguns. One of the men has a tied bunch of ducks in his hand. Each side of the dam is covered in tall plants.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Men Posing After a Hunt]

[Men Posing After a Hunt]

Date: November 1932
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Description: Photograph of six men posing with guns after a hunt; one man is identified as P. J. Lemm. Four men are sitting on the front bumpers of two cars, and two men are standing in between the cars. Dead deer are strapped to the hoods of the cars.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Deer Hunters]

[Deer Hunters]

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Deer Hunters. Photo taken in 1890: Henrietta, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Texas nature observations and reminiscences / by R. Menger.

Texas nature observations and reminiscences / by R. Menger.

Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, Rudolph
Description: Descriptions, illustrations, photos and analyses of various native Texan animals, and their habits.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Photograph of J. M. Beaty After Hunting]

[Photograph of J. M. Beaty After Hunting]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man named J. M. Beaty. Beaty is standing posed with ducks he has recently killed hung on a string around his neck. He is wearing a campaign hat. His left hand is on his waist and in his right hand he is holding a shotgun.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of a man holding the horns of an elk killed in a hunt]

[Photograph of a man holding the horns of an elk killed in a hunt]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man holding the horns of an elk killed in a hunt. The man is wearing pants, chaps, hunting jacket, and cap. Tall grass in foreground. There is a saddled horse grazing in the background. Trees in background. Photograph has scalloped edging. Stamped in black on back: "8466" and "Velox".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Three men around a car with a bagged coyote]

[Three men around a car with a bagged coyote]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative 35mm film of three men around a car with a bagged coyote on the running board. A.P. George is sitting in the driver's seat with one man sitting next to the coyote on the right and another man standing to the left with a shotgun in front of his legs. Original photograph was enclosed in George family scrapbook.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photograph of Mary Jones holding the turkey]

[Photograph of Mary Jones holding the turkey]

Date: 1936 - 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mary Jones holding the turkey that she bagged in a hunt. There is a deer strapped to the right fender of an automobile (partial view). Mary is wearing denim pants, blouse with dark colored sweater. She is looking downward at the turkey. Trees in the background. Black pattern borders the image with "ELKO" printed in all four corners of pattern. Stamped on back of photograph in black. "1 223".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[After the deer hunt]

[After the deer hunt]

Date: November 1916
Creator: Fred J. Feldman Co.
Description: In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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