Snuff box

Snuff box

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Oval snuff box with hinged lid and original japanned (varnished) finish.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Virge T. Williams Participating in a Tobacco Spitting Contest]

[Virge T. Williams Participating in a Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as "Cowboy," at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cowboy is wearing a long-sleeve buttoned shirt tucked into jeans, with a leather belt and long necklaces around his neck.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Tobacco Spitting Contest]

[Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a tobacco spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man leans backward as he raises his fingers to his mouth, preparing to spit. Several man stand behind him, preparing to take their turn.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Kids in Front of Tobacco Barn

Kids in Front of Tobacco Barn

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two young boys standing in front of a tractor piled high with tobacco. The tractor is at the open entrance to a tobacco barn.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Canteen

Canteen

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Handmade tin snuff or tobacco canteen with cork closure secured with wire loop
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Tobacco box

Tobacco box

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cast Iron tobacco box with lid; brass knob on lid.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Portraits of Three Women]

[Portraits of Three Women]

Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Description: Photograph of 3 people. This photograph is of two portraits. One woman is in both portraits seated next to a different woman in each and she is holding a cigar in her hand in both portraits. The woman in both photographs is wearing a jacket over a t-shirt, pants and a ring. In the first portrait, the woman next to her is wearing a jacket over a blouse with what appears to be a skirt and a ring. They each have one hand in their lap and their other arm around the other woman's shoulders. One woman is looking slightly to the left and the other is looking directly at the camera and they are both smiling. In the second portrait, the woman is seated next to a woman wearing a jacket over a blouse and what appears to be a skirt. One woman is looking slightly up and to the left and the other woman is looking directly at the camera and they are both smiling.
Contributing Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum
[Portraits of Three Women]

[Portraits of Three Women]

Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Description: Photograph of 3 people. This photograph is of two portraits of three women seated next to each other on what appears to be a large stuffed chair in front of a backdrop. One of the women is wearing jeans, a jacket over what appears to be a t-shirt, and short boots. The other two women are wearing jackets over blouses with a skirt and boots. They all have cigars in their mouth in both photographs and in the first portrait, two of the women are looking off to the left and the woman in the middle is looking directly at the camera. In the second portrait, the woman in the middle has one arm around the shoulders of the other two women and they all appear to be looking directly at the camera.
Contributing Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum
[Portraits of Two Men]

[Portraits of Two Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Description: Photograph of 2 people. This photograph is of two portraits of two men sitting in front of what appears to be a backdrop. They are both wearing long-sleeve, button-down shirts and slacks and one of the men is smoking what appears to be a cigarette. They are facing forward in both portraits and in the second portrait, one of the men is holding a hat. They are both looking directly at the camera in both portraits and in the first portrait, they are smiling.
Contributing Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum
[Portraits of Three Men]

[Portraits of Three Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Description: Photograph of 3 people. This image is of two portraits of three men. One man is seated on a wooden stool and the other two men are standing behind him. All three of the men have hats on, button-down shirts, ties, slacks, and are smoking cigarettes. In the first portrait, the three men are looking directly at the camera and in the second photograph, the two men standing are looking at the man seated on the wooden stool while he alone looks at the camera.
Contributing Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum
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