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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

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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

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

'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

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, toddling away from the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, sitting on a porch step.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, standing in a fenced yard in Victoria, Texas. Behind him are two buildings, one has a painted sign on the side of the building advertising Capadura 5 cent cigars.
Date: December 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Carl Allnock and nurse

Description: Photograph of a woman holding a child. They are sitting on porch steps. The child is Carl M. Allnoch. The woman is identified as a nurse (probably the child's nanny).
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Carl M. Allnoch on Rupley grape vine

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl M. Allnoch, sitting on a large wooden vine that winds from a tree to the ground. He is the son of Rebecca (Mitchell) and Fred J. Allnoch. He is the grandson of J. D. and Agnes Martha (Ward) Mitchell.
Date: February 2, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Carrie Hofer's grave, Victoria

Description: Photograph of a new grave site covered with flowers.
Date: March 1, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Catfish caught in Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a fisherman's catch: Two freshwater catfish caught at Circle Bayou.
Date: January 19, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library