[General Colquitt's staff at the Houston carnival in 1914]

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Nine army officers in full dress uniform, Governor Oscar Branch Colquitt in long coat and top hat, and a gentleman in a costume composed of a crown, a pastel dress with lace, a shawl, white stockings and slippers stand as a group near the end of a wooden pier or boat slip. Two gentlemen wearing naval caps are at the back of the group. From left to right in the first row is Col. Hugh B. Moore, then Governor Colquitt, then the man in the costume, then another army officer. The man in costume has a sash of leaves or ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.25 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1914.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 176 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Nine army officers in full dress uniform, Governor Oscar Branch Colquitt in long coat and top hat, and a gentleman in a costume composed of a crown, a pastel dress with lace, a shawl, white stockings and slippers stand as a group near the end of a wooden pier or boat slip. Two gentlemen wearing naval caps are at the back of the group. From left to right in the first row is Col. Hugh B. Moore, then Governor Colquitt, then the man in the costume, then another army officer. The man in costume has a sash of leaves or fronds draped over the dress. Strings of flags and banners hang overhead. On the back of the photograph is written:"Governor Colquit's staff Houston Carnival 1914." On the front of the photograph is a handwritten note "Governor" identifying the gentleman in the top hat.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.25 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1914

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  • July 20, 2006, 9:17 a.m.

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  • May 2, 2007, 4:17 p.m.

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[General Colquitt's staff at the Houston carnival in 1914], photograph, 1914; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15241/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.