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Bee County Courthouse: Early View from the Houston Highway

Description: Photograph of the Bee County Courthouse while it was still under construction. The three-story courthouse was built by W.C.Stephenson and Fritz W. Heldenfels, and still in use today. Note the barbed wire fence seen in the foreground. Before this courthouse was built, barbed-wire (called bob-wire by cow punchers) proved to be a great benefaction to the ranchmen. It put an end to the cattle drives up the Chisholm Trail to Kansas, and brought an urgent need for a railroad through Bee County. This need was met by the SA&AP railroad through Beeville in 1886.
Date: 1912
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[Cattle Chute along a Hill]

Description: Photograph of a cattle chute that passes along a wooded hill. The structure is comprised of wooden fencing at either end and a pair of brick walls near the center of the photo and in front of a small shack. Cattle can be seen shuffling along the chute and in a herd in the background.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Class Portrait]

Description: Photograph of 41 people. 13 girls, 25 boys, and a woman are photographed in one full-length front-facing pose. They are sitting and standing on stairs in front of a brick building. The girls are sitting in front, most of the boys are sitting in the back, and the teacher is standing on the left. The boys are wearing shirts, overalls, and/or jackets. The girls are wearing dresses. A few students are wearing hats. The teacher is wearing a dress.
Date: May 1, 1919
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Coffins]

Description: Copy negative of coffins of deceased American soldiers about to be shipped to hometowns. The coffins are sitting on top of crates. There is a wooden building behind the coffins.
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Girls Basketball Team Portrait]

Description: Photograph of 8 people. Eight girls, a woman, and a man are photographed in one full-length front-facing pose in front of a building. Three girls are kneeling, three are standing behind him, and the woman and man are standing on the left and right. The girl kneeling in the middle is holding a basketball with "W. H. S. '17" written on it. The girls are all wearing light-colored blouses with dark sailor-style ties, dark skirts, and dark head wraps.
Date: 1917
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students. They are arranged in three rows. The girls are all wearing plaid dresses. The woman at center is teacher Cordelia Dippel, and the boy third from left in the front row might be Bruno Stapper.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Matthews Family Members Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of four individuals standing outdoors, three of which are women and one of which is a man. The two women on the left, Lucile Matthews (Brittingham) and Sallie Reynolds Matthews are wearing full-length, long-sleeved dresses. The man to their right, John A. Matthews, is wearing a brimmed hat, a shirt, a tie, a vest, and pants; he has his hands clasped at his stomach. On his right is Sallie Matthews (Judd), whose face and a portion of her dress are the only part of her that is visible.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Men and Animal along a Cattle Chute]

Description: Photograph of two men standing along a cattle chute that is currently occupied by an obscured animal. The chute is made of wooden fences that moves from the left off camera into a brick enclosure. One of the men stands on a dirt path outside of the wooden structure, while another stands on top of the brick wall.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. The subject, a man, is in front facing and three quarter bust poses. He is wearing a suit with a vest and striped tie. He has short hair parted on the side.
Date: 1917
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are three images of a woman in three poses. In the left image she is sitting and is resting her chin on her hand. In the middle image she is sitting with her hands folded in her lap and is looking down. In the right image she is standing with her hands at her sides. She is wearing a plaid blazer and skirt.
Date: 1917
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. She is photographed in a full length pose. She is standing in front of a window backdrop. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with lace-up boots.
Date: 1917
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are three images of a woman in three poses. In the left image she is sitting and is looking away from the camera. In the middle image she is standing at an angle to the camera and is looking away. She is in the same pose in the right image but is closer to the camera.
Date: 1917
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of Man in Suit]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. The man is photographed in one bust length three quarter front facing pose. He is wearing a suit with a light shirt, tie, and faintly pinstriped vest and jacket. His hair is grayed and parted on the left side. "1918" is written faintly at the top.
Date: 1918
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of Man in Suit]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. The man is photographed in one bust length front facing pose. He is wearing a light shirt with pins on the high collar, a printed tie, a pin striped jacket, and a matching vest. His hair is shaved on the sides, longer on top, and is combed back.
Date: 1918
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum