[Man in a Watermelon Patch]

One of 72 photographs in the series: Joseph C. Kilgore Collection available on this site.

Description

Photograph of Theodore Kilgore standing in a watermelon patch on land belonging to Frank Outlaw. According to accompanying information, Theodore hired a man named Pat Felts to plant 10 acres of watermelons on Frank Outlaw's property. The land is now the location of the Countryside South neighborhood.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. August 1939.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by League City Helen Hall Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 30 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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League City Helen Hall Library

League City residents organized the Library in 1971. It was renamed in 1985 in honor of one of the charter members Helen Hall. Today, it's one of the busiest and largest libraries in the Galveston County Library System and is also a member of the Houston Area Library System.

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Description

Photograph of Theodore Kilgore standing in a watermelon patch on land belonging to Frank Outlaw. According to accompanying information, Theodore hired a man named Pat Felts to plant 10 acres of watermelons on Frank Outlaw's property. The land is now the location of the Countryside South neighborhood.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 10 cm.

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Texas History Collection

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Creation Date

  • August 1939

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  • Nov. 17, 2012, 7:39 p.m.

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[Man in a Watermelon Patch], photograph, August 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth278996/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting League City Helen Hall Library.