Load of cotton going to river landing for shipment--good roads here

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Photograph of a horse-drawn wagon filled with bales of cotton. The driver is standing on top of this tall load, holding the reins of the horses. Buildings and other wagons can be seen in the background.

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

Creation Information

Mitchell, J. D. August 13, 1911.

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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 42 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 a horse-drawn wagon filled with bales of cotton. The driver is standing on top of this tall load, holding the reins of the horses. Buildings and other wagons can be seen in the background.

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

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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

  • August 13, 1911

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 10:24 p.m.

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  • May 20, 2011, 11:36 a.m.

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Mitchell, J. D. Load of cotton going to river landing for shipment--good roads here, photograph, August 13, 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64893/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library.