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[Bayview College Alumni]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a group of three women and three men; former students at Bay View College. One man is holding a framed paper with a seal on it, and one woman is holding a purse. They are identified as Mrs. Rita Stark McGregor, Mrs. Edna Crites David, Roy Marberry, Charles E. French, Nell French Sutherland, and Representative LeRoy Weiting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Bayview College Chapel

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the chapel on the campus of Bayview College in Portland, TX. The chapel is a two-story house-like structure. A balcony surrounds the front half of the building and covers the bottom porch. A small bell tower in on the front of the roof. Several chimneys are shown behind it. A picket fence borders the field next to the chapel. A caption at the bottom reads, "The Chapel."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Bayview College Gymnasium

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the gymnasium on the campus of Bayview College in Portland, TX. The gym is an awkwardly-shaped building in the middle of a field of different plants. a single door is on the side of the windowless building. A small sun-shaped design is above the door. A caption at the bottom of the picture reads, "The Gymnasium."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Bayview College Students]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a group of Bayview College Students. They are posing in five rows outside of a wooden building. The college was founded by Thomas M. Clark and Alice Yantis Clark for the scattered South Texas ranching children. The college opened in September 1894, teaching primary through Junior College students. Most buildings were destroyed by a hurricane in 1916, and the college closed in 1917.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Beginning of Overpass Construction]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the beginning construction of Portland Highway 181. Two trucks and a piece of construction machinery are sitting beside piles of dirt. In the background, there are several businesses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Boat Damaged by Storm]

Description: Postcard of the boat, Japonica, damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship is washed up on shore with debris surrounding it. A leaning house with a destroyed fence is to the right of the boat. In the background, there is a body of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Boat Damaged from Storm]

Description: Postcard of boat damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. Signs on the front of the boat say "Japonica" and "Corpus Christi." The boat is washed up on shore amongst debris. One man is standing in front of it. In the background, there is a body of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Busy Commercial Street

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the exterior of several stores along a street in Taft, TX. A row of cars is parked in front of the stores. The store on the far left is labeled, "Cage Hardware Company." The business to its right is the "First State Bank." The business on the far right appears to be a restaurant with several food and drink signs on the facade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Cane Break at Gum Hollow

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cane break at the Gum Hollow Resort in San Patricio County, TX. A large field of grass is shown across a small body of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Carroll House

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house identified as the Carroll House in Portland, TX. A woman is standing in a fenced yard surrounded by four young children. A large group of chickens is feeding in the yard in front of the children and woman. Another person is seated by the house. The house is a dark, wooden structure with white trim.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Causeway and Railroad Bridge

Description: Photograph of a postcard of a causeway and railroad bridge between Portland, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. The bridge appears to be made of wood. A single vehicle is parked on at the top of the bridge. Several people are walking by it. The railroad bridge is on the right. It is unoccupied. A small sign between the bridges reads, "Built 1921, cost $300,000.000, Your Money."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Celebrating After a Hunt

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of hunters in San Antonio, TX. Two hunters, posing with guns, are standing next to a rack of ducks they have hunted during the day. Two other men are behind the rack of ducks, leaning against the counters, propped up on one elbow. All the men are wearing hats. The shelves around the store are stocked with many different goods.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Chiles Food Store and Post Office

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Chiles Food Store, Post Office, and Gas Station in Portland, Texas. Three stores are pictured in one building and several gas pumps are in front of the stores. The three signs read, "Texas Star Oil Co.," "U.S. Post Office," and "Food Store." Two people are standing in front of the oil company store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Club House

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a club house in Portland, TX. The house is a two-story wooden structure. A small, covered porch is shown over the front door. A chimney is shown on the right side of the roof. Each side of the house has several windows. Two large plants are in the front of the house behind a long, picket fence. A man is standing in front of the bush on the left side of the front door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Coleman Fulton Pasture Company]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Coleman Fulton Pasture Company, Farm number 23, near Gregory, Texas. A group of five men wearing hats are posing outside of a building; four of the men are on a horse-drawn wagon. The wooden building has a sign above the door that says "Portland - Farm."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Coleman Fulton Pasture Company

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a a placard about Sinton, TX. The placard describes various pleasant things about the city. At the top, the title reads, "This is Sinton" and "You Are Welcome to Our City."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Coleman Fulton Pasture Company

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the a meat market in Sinton, TX. Accompanying information identifies the area as the meat market of the Coleman Fulton Pasture Company. Several buildings are shown in the image. A white, house-like building is to the far right. A small wooden building is in the middle background. The corner of a two-story brick building is shown on the far left. A large tree is in the middle in front of the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Coleman Fulton Pasture Company Department Heads]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Coleman Fulton Pasture Company department heads. The first row (left to right) is identified as Professor Chas H. Weyland (Taft band), J. G. Willacy (Portland Development and Founder), Walter P. Napier (company attorney), Joseph F. Green (company manager), H. V. Fetick (Taft Ranch Industries), W. S. Clark (editor Taft Tribune), W. L. Weber (manager of Taft Oil Mill), and A. M. Brooks (manager of Taft store). The middle row is identified as Fritz W. Hoepfner (cattle), E. N. Tutt (assistant to Green), W. P. Mullen (lumber yards), Raymond Mullen (cashier at Taft Bank), A. W. Scrivener (paint department), G. H. Harries (grain elevator), John Oliver (Rincon Ranch), A. C. Tutt (Taft Subdivision), and R. O. Tackett (cotton farms). The back row is identified as Robert Toland (Farm 24), Dr. L. Penrod (physician), Claud Hunt (Farm 21), C. J. Meyer (auditor), Adrian Gudein (land breaking), A. H. Barnett (cashier at First National Bank), Gregory William Lillico (Coast Dairy), R. H. Anderson (water department), and J. F. Cruickshank (La Quinta Garden).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Harvesting]

Description: Photograph of cotton harvesting in a field. A piece of farming equipment is emptying cotton into a trailer. In the background, there is another trailer.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Harvesting Equipment]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of cotton harvesting equipment in a field. One woman and three men are standing beside two machines; the machines both say "McCormick" at the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Picking Equipment]

Description: Photograph of cotton farming equipment in a field. One man is standing and bending over on a piece of machinery. To the left, there is a trailer with cotton in it, and another trailer farther in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Picking Equipment]

Description: Photograph farming equipment in a cotton field. A man and woman are standing in between the two machines. Two men are standing in front of them. Both machines says "McCormick" on the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Cotton Picking Machinery

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a Farmall cotton-harvesting machine. A large, plow-type attachment is shown attached to the undercarriage. The rear half of the engine is also visible. The word, "Farmall" is seen on the console immediately in front of the steering wheel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Cotton Picking Machinery

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cotton-picking tractor in San Patricio County, TX. Several large shields are protruding from the tractor to protect the tires and assist with harvest. A large piece of machinery is attached to the rear of the tractor. Several tanks and pipes are also on the top of the engine. A hardware and furniture store is visible behind the tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library