The Wilbert Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel Photograph Collection - Browse

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[W. Lee O'Daniel at Barbecue]

Description: Photograph of W. Lee O'Daniel standing next to a fire pit, holding a long broom on the meat on the grate in one hand, and a two-pronged fork in the other. There is a bucket on the ground to the right, and several buildings and a tree in the background.
Date: January 21, 1941
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial View of Harlingen]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Harlingen, Texas, looking south at intersection of the US77 bypass and Morgan Blvd. Coronado Village and the site for the Bonham store are visible in the right foreground.
Date: 1941
Creator: Purnell Commerical Photos
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Campaign Rally]

Description: Photograph of a campaign rally for W. Lee O'Daniel. A bus with men inside has "Vote for W. Lee O'Daniel for U.S. Senator" painted on it, as does a pavilion in the background. People gather around the pavilion to listen to the speakers.
Date: 194u
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Campaign Rally at Corner Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of a campaign rally for W. Lee O'Daniel in front of a Corner Drug Store. Men, women, and children gather in front of the store, looking up at two men standing on the bed of a truck next to a large megaphone. People stand behind the truck as well.
Date: 194u
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Living Room in the Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of a living room in the Governor's Mansion in Austin, Texas. There is a table with a bowl of flowers in the middle of the room, and chairs are placed around the edges of the room. To the right candelabras sit on a cabinet, and behind the table there is a fireplace.
Date: unknown
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial View of McAllen]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of downtown McAllen, Texas, looking west. Main Street is at the bottom of the photo. Many cars are parked in parking lots, or on the sides of streets, while others drive down the road.
Date: 196u
Partner: McAllen Public Library