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Insect cages

Description: Photograph of insect cages sitting on a table. Many of them are wooden boxes that are stacked. Others are jars. They are all tagged.
Date: February 13, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Look where you wet my pants. I don't care.

Description: Photograph of a man and a child standing in a yard. The man is looking at his pants leg, pointing to a wet spot. The child, whose back is to the camera, is holding a water hose and looking in the direction of the man's pants.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Scene at Corpus Christi

Description: Photograph of the wharf at Corpus Christi Bay. Mooring posts stick out of the water. A wooden warehouse-type building is on the wharf.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Toads and Copperhead

Description: Photograph of toads and a Copperhead laid out on a cloth on the ground. The Copperhead appears to be dead. At least some of the toads appear to be alive. The booted feet of a person standing nearby can be seen in the photo.
Date: March 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, Joseph Daniel
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Freddie and sister Allnoch

Description: Photograph of two children standing with their backs to the camera, looking at a river. They are Fred Allnoch and his sister whose name is not given. They are the children of Fred J. and Rebecca (Mitchell) Allnoch.
Date: March 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

L. W. Mitchell

Description: Photograph of L. W. Mitchell standing in profile, aiming a rifle at an unseen target. This is possibly Lafayette Ward Mitchell, born 1895,the youngest son of J. D. and Agnes Mitchell. Trees stand in the wooded area just beyond him.
Date: unknown
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

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