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Building a Fence

Description

Photograph of a woman building a fence of chicken wire around several posts in a back yard. The woman wears a jacket over a long dress and bonnet, in front of a two-story home surrounded by thin vegetation and sand. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Mama is fixing a place for Chino, Bilito's Dog."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and one other and was provided by Witte Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 52 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Witte Museum

The Witte Museum contributes more than 200, The Witte Museum's more than 183,000 artifacts include diverse collections in anthropology, archives, arms and armor, art, history, military history, natural history, and textiles, and reflect the cultural mix of South Texas and illustrates how each is intertwined in the lives of South Texans of the past, present, and future.

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Description

Photograph of a woman building a fence of chicken wire around several posts in a back yard. The woman wears a jacket over a long dress and bonnet, in front of a two-story home surrounded by thin vegetation and sand. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Mama is fixing a place for Chino, Bilito's Dog."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

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Collections

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection

These photographs document the Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Active from around 1910 until the 1940s, the carpas combined traditional circus acts such as acrobats and clowns with theatrical performances such as singing, dancing, and comedy routines.

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 31, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Building a Fence, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201053/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Witte Museum.