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Cattle turning back in dipping vat

Description: Photograph of cattle that have been herded into a dipping vat for treatment for ticks. Some have tried to turn back for the entrance. The caption says that two of them drowned.
Date: June 22, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of three men sitting at a table eating. They are at a campsite at Circle Bayou.
Date: January 20, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Convent [in] Corpus Christi, Texas

Description: Photograph of a convent, one of the early buildings in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is several stories tall and has screened balconies with decorative features. In this image, there is a fence surrounding the building and there are two people walking in front of the property.
Date: September 8, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Cottonwood tree in road near Wharton Texas

Description: Photograph of a cow standing in front of a tall cottonwood tree that is growing in the middle of a dirt road in a rural farming community near Wharton Texas. A few small wood houses are in the background. Signs hang on the tree trunk; one sign reads "HUB Dry Good Co. for the Best Dry Goods".
Date: June 30, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

'Cow kids,' Victoria

Description: Photograph of two boys standing on each side of a cow. One boy is pulling on the cow's tail. The other boy has his left hand on the cow's back. Both boys are looking at the camera. They are dressed in suit coats with knickers and long socks and wearing caps. In the background is a horse. The animals and boys are inside a fenced area. Beyond the fence, a two-story house stands in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library