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Blackbirds on pecan tree

Description: Photograph of hundreds of blackbirds sitting on the branches of a pecan tree.
Date: November 1909
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Sleet scene [in] Victoria

Description: Photograph of a field that is covered in snow. A house is in the background behind a fence.
Date: December 20, 1909
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Catholic cemetery

Description: Photograph of a tombstone in a Catholic cemetery, Victoria, Texas. The inscription reads "Our Beloved Daughter Teresa M. Fossati Born April 5, 1887 Died September 9, 1905 Gone But Not Forgotten." The tombstone is a statue of an angel holding a cross.
Date: 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

County bridge and ice plant, Victoria

Description: Photograph of the Victoria County bridge over the Guadalupe River and the ice plant on the bank.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Entrance to Welder's dipping vat

Description: Photograph of a wooden loading chute leading into a dipping vat where cattle were treated for ticks at J. F. Welder Ranch.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Lafayette in woods [hunting] squirrels

Description: Photograph of Lafayette W. Mitchell standing in a wooded area, holding a shotgun. He was a son of J. W. and Agnes (Ward) Mitchell.
Date: 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Scene on the Guadalupe River three miles below Victoria

Description: Photograph of a short stretch of the Guadalupe River three miles below Victoria, Texas. The photograph was taken during the first decades of the 1900s when dredging had begun to make the river more navigable.
Date: 1910?
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Skunk hunters [in] Welder's pasture

Description: Photograph of a man and boy sitting on a mule in front of a corral at Welder Ranch. Two hunting dogs stand nearby.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Sugar house, Victoria [Texas] - first stage

Description: Photograph of the buildings and equipment for the sugar mill built in Victoria in 1910. The mill was located above the shipyards south of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks at the south end of Main Street in Victoria, Texas.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Tangerine tree

Description: Photograph of a tangerine tree in front of a house. The tree bore 850 fruit in 1910.
Date: 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

United States Snag Boat Number One on Guadalupe River near Victoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of United States Snag Boat Number 1 on the Guadalupe River five miles below Victoria, Texas. The boat is tied up for Sunday. Men and women stand on the boat; wash hangs on a clothesline. A rowboat is nearby in the water.
Date: January 6, 1910
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

Uncleared bank of the Guadalupe River and Snag Boat Number Two

Description: Photograph of tree limbs on the bank of the Guadalupe River six miles below Victoria, Texas. In the background is United States Snag Boat Number 2. Snag boats are used to clear limbs and other debris from rivers.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Helen and Neville Jr.

Description: Photograph of a woman and a child, Helen and Neville Jr. They are standing outside in a fenced yard. Other houses can be seen.
Date: February 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

J. D. Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a child, J. D. Allnoch, grandson of J. D. Mitchell, son of Fred J. Allnoch & Rebecca (Mitchell) Allnoch. He is sitting on a large tree vine.
Date: February 10, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library