[Scrapbook Page: Mexican Shacks and Fishing]

One of 34 photographs in the series: Frank Lauderdale Cook Scrapbook available on this site.

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Photographs of shacks in Mexico and a fishing trip. The top left photo is of a small shack built out of sticks, with a man working on a wagon in the front yard. The top right photo is of Sterling's Ranch, a house surrounded by trees next to a dirt road. The middle photo is of shack with walls made of sticks and thatched roofs. The bottom left photo is of a woman standing outside of a wood-paneled shack with farm animals behind it and children playing in the yard. The bottom middle photo is of two men holding fish, ... continued below

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6 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 29 cm.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale 1916/1917.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2014 and was provided by Museum of South Texas History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 23 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of South Texas History

The Museum of South Texas History was founded in 1967 as the Hidalgo County Historical Museum. Located in the city of Edinburg, the museum features exhibits on the history of the Rio Grande Valley between South Texas and Northeastern Mexico. Its various materials highlight the rich heritage and blended culture of the region.

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  • Main Title: [Scrapbook Page: Mexican Shacks and Fishing]
  • Series Title: Frank Lauderdale Cook Scrapbook
  • Added Title: Frank Lauderdale Cook Scrapbook, page 8

Description

Photographs of shacks in Mexico and a fishing trip. The top left photo is of a small shack built out of sticks, with a man working on a wagon in the front yard. The top right photo is of Sterling's Ranch, a house surrounded by trees next to a dirt road. The middle photo is of shack with walls made of sticks and thatched roofs. The bottom left photo is of a woman standing outside of a wood-paneled shack with farm animals behind it and children playing in the yard. The bottom middle photo is of two men holding fish, with a handwritten note that says "'Horny Gar' caught at Lake Capote, Tex." The bottom right photo is of a shack with laundry drying on a line in the yard.

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6 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 29 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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Photographs of military camps and Hidalgo, Texas. The top left photo is of men in military uniforms standing near a small tent, with the caption "La Gloria." The top right photo is of a campsite being constructed with small tents at Young's Ranch. The bottom left photo is of a man with a large hat sitting on a horse. The bottom right photo is of the Hidalgo courthouse with men standing on the porch.

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camps and Hidalgo, Texas], MSTH_1983-012-029, ark:/67531/metapth575354

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  • 1916/1917

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  • 1916 - 1917

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2015, 9:55 p.m.

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  • Feb. 16, 2015, 3:08 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Mexican Shacks and Fishing], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575347/: accessed February 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.