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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.
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.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Ben and Mattie Ward

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and woman, Ben and Mattie Ward, standing in front of a house. He is dressed in a white shirt, dark pants with suspenders, and a tie. She is dressed in a long skirt and long-sleeved blouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library