Shipyard, Victoria, Texas

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Photograph of men and boats at the shipyard at Victoria, Texas.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Mitchell, J. D. September 29, 1910.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 204 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Mitchell, J. D. Mitchell, Joseph Daniel (1848-1922) - pioneer entomologist and conchologist.

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Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria presents over 200 photographs belonging to J.D. Mitchell, a rancher in Calhoun County who would later serve as a Texas state representative. The photographs depict ranching practices, hunting and the topography of Calhoun and Victoria County.

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Description

Photograph of men and boats at the shipyard at Victoria, Texas.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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The shipyard was established shortly after the Guadalupe River Navigation Company was formed to handle boat and barge traffic on the Guadalupe River. The shipyard was located south of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks at the south end of Main Street in Victoria, Texas. The manager of the shipyard was Captain C. Touchy.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • September 29, 1910

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 10:24 p.m.

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  • May 20, 2011, 11:54 a.m.

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Mitchell, J. D. Shipyard, Victoria, Texas, photograph, September 29, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64814/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library.