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Cottonwood tree in road near Wharton Texas

Description: Photograph of a cow standing in front of a tall cottonwood tree that is growing in the middle of a dirt road in a rural farming community near Wharton Texas. A few small wood houses are in the background. Signs hang on the tree trunk; one sign reads "HUB Dry Good Co. for the Best Dry Goods".
Date: June 30, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

[Letter from Wharton County Sheriff to Dallas, Texas Bureau of Identification]

Description: Letter from Sheriff J. C. Willis of Wharton, Texas to all peace officers in the United States informing them of the arrest warrant placed for Clyde Champion Barrow, Raymond Hamilton and Bonnie Parker for the assault to murder of a deputy. He also provides a description of their getaway car and places where they may be hiding.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wharton (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Sycamore [tree], Wharton County, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large Sycamore tree on the side of a dirt road. A fence runs along the road behind the tree.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library