Excursion party of the Sharyland Co. in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas

One of 14 photographs in the series: Shary Collection available on this site.

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Panoramic photograph of an excursion party in front of the William Jennings Bryan house in Mission, Texas. John Shary and Peter Bentsen are labeled in the image. The same man is at both ends.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 89 cm.

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Eskildsen November 18, 1919.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by The University of Texas-Pan American to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 223 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The University of Texas-Pan American

The University of Texas-Pan American images include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include panoramic photographs of the Southwestern Land Excursion Company and glass plate negatives documenting the history of Hidalgo County.

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  • Main Title: Excursion party of the Sharyland Co. in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
  • Series Title: Shary Collection

Description

Panoramic photograph of an excursion party in front of the William Jennings Bryan house in Mission, Texas. John Shary and Peter Bentsen are labeled in the image. The same man is at both ends.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 89 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • November 18, 1919

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  • May 30, 2006, 10:02 a.m.

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  • April 4, 2013, 6:33 p.m.

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Eskildsen. Excursion party of the Sharyland Co. in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, photograph, November 18, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14485/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas-Pan American.