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Allnoch kids at pump house

Description: Photograph of three children standing in front of a brick building identified as as a pump house. The children are grandchildren of J. D. and Agnes Ward Mitchell. Their parents are Fred J. and Rebecca (Mitchell) Allnoch.
Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Allnoch kids by the river

Description: Photograph of three children sitting on the banks of a river and looking out at the water.
Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Armadillo

Description: Photograph of an armadillo detained by a hand holding its tail. Armadillos are common in Texas.
Date: January 11, 1917
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Baby Killdeer

Description: Photograph of a baby Killdeer bird sitting in the hand of an unseen person.
Date: June 27, 1915
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bank of Guadalupe River, cleared by snag boats

Description: Photograph of a section of the Guadalupe River after it was cleared of limbs and debris by snag boats to make the river navigable.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bank of the Guadalupe River ahead of snag boats

Description: Photograph of tree limbs on the bank of the Guadalupe River prior to being cleared by snag boats. A snag boat can be seen in the background.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

'Bob White'

Description: Photograph of a bobwhite bird sitting in the hand of an unseen person.
Date: March 7, 1915
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Boy swimming [at] Corpus Christi

Description: Photograph of a boy in wavy water (probably Corpus Christi Bay). Only his head is visible as he looks up at the camera. The photographer's shadow is visible on the water from where he is standing above the swimmer on what looks to be a dock.
Date: August 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

[Boy with net] looking for a bug

Description: Photograph of an unnamed boy standing in a wooded area, holding a net, looking for bugs. The boy may be a grandson of J. D. Mitchell, an entomologist.
Date: October 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Boys swimming across river, at pump house

Description: Photograph of three boys swimming in the Guadalupe River. Pipes from the pumping station can be seen.
Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Brahmin grade [cattle at] McFaddin Ranch

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle and yearlings standing or lying in a large open range on McFaddin Ranch. Cowboys on horses are in the background.
Date: May 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Branding calves

Description: Photograph of two cowboys branding a calf inside a pen. Other calves stand off to the side of the pen; Victoria County, Texas.
Date: July 12, 1916
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bug hunters['] camp [at] Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a campsite at Circle Bayou in Victoria County. A man sits on a camp stool in a wooded area. A tent and buggy stand in the background. A body of water is behind the campsite.
Date: March 23, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Building in Port O'Connor, Texas

Description: Photograph of construction work in Port O'Connor,Texas, located in southern Calhoun County. The town was established in 1909 on land formerly owned by Thomas M. O'Connor.
Date: March 25, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Camp [at] Sweet Bay Mott, Calhoun County

Description: Photograph of a campsite at Sweet Bay Mott in Calhoun County. A buggy can be seen behind a tent.
Date: March 25, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Camp visitors [at] Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle at Circle Bayou in Victoria County, Texas.
Date: January 17, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library