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[Episcopal Church Construction]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the construction of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church. One man is working on top of the frame of the church. In the foreground, there are piles of wood planks. In the background, there are other buildings. Text on the bottom of the image says "St. Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church."
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

[Farming Equipment on Bell Farm]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of farming equipment in a field on Bell Farm. Two men are gathered around a tractor, with threshers surround it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church after Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church after a fire. A sign in the foreground says "St. Christopher's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church." Behind the sign, there is a bell tower. In the background, there are houses and trees.
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

[Episcopal Church on Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church on fire. Flames and smoke are rising from the top of the roof. In the background, there are trees.
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

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

Farm Workers

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of farm workers in San Patricio County, TX. Two men and two children are shown. There are two men standing in front of a wooden cart parked in front of several shacks. Both of the men are shown wearing hats. One of the children is wearing a black hat and looking back at the men.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Mrs. Louis DeMouche

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Mrs. Louis DeMouche. She is shown wearing a light dress with dark ribbon accents. The neck of the dress is tall and ornately woven. A large, lace bow is on the chest of her dress. She is holding her head leaned slightly to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

DeMouche Children

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three children identified as the DeMouche children of Portland, TX. There is a single young boy seated between his two sisters. All three children have dark hair. Both girls are wearing dresses and have large, white bows in their hair. The boy is wearing a dark suit and bow tie. The girl to the right is leaning towards him with her head leaning on his shoulder.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Fisher Family

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a couple identified as Mrs. Adele Hauschild-Fisher and Mr. Edwin C. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher is dressed in an ornate light dress with high neck. Her hair is pulled back into a bun. Mr. Fisher is dressed in a tuxedo and white bow tie. They both appear to be seated in front of a blank background. According to accompanying information, they have a daughter, Madelyn P. Stone, who is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of DeMouche Child and Dog

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a young child (last name DeMouche) with a dark dog. The infant is wearing a long, white gown and dark boots and has a white hat covering its head and ears. The dog has short, curly hair; it is seated next the infant and looking to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Young Edwin C. Fisher

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a boy identified as Edwin C. Fisher. He is standing next to an upright construction made from thin branches. He is wearing a dark suit and light neckerchief-like tie. He is leaning his left arm on the wooden item. He is holding a wide-brimmed hat in his right hand. According to accompanying information, he was an early settler of Portland, TX, born in 1873, who operated a duck hunting business.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Mrs. Melissa Ann Fisher Smith

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an elderly woman (identified as Mrs. Melissa Ann Fisher Smith) posing with her arm around a large, dark-haired dog. The woman is wearing a dark dress with a frilly top covering her shoulders and upper arms as well as a dark hat. The dog has short, curly hair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Louis P. DeMouche

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Louis P. DeMouche. According to accompanying information, he was an early settler of Portland, TX. He is seated backwards in a chair with his arms cross over the back. He has a long, styled mustache and a small pseudo-goatee. He is wearing a dark, round-domed hat. In his left hand he is holding a cigar. A large, dark ring is on his right ring finger.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of DeMouche Family

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the DeMouche family in Portland TX. The woman seated on the front left is Mrs. Melissa Ann Fisher Smith. She is seated next to her son-in-law, Louis Pierre DeMouche. Mrs. DeMouche and the DeMouche's two daughters are standing behind the front two. The group is posed in front of a picket fence bordering a grove of trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Louis Pierre DeMouche

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Louis Pierre DeMouche. He is seated in a suit and bow tie. He is wearing a vest underneath his suit coat. Attached to that vest is a pocket watch. He has a dark mustache. He is facing slightly to the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of DeMouche Children and May

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three children, identified as the DeMouche children, with a woman. The three children are seated to the left of the woman. There are two girls and one boy. The two girls are closest to the woman. One of the girls has her head leaning on the woman's chest. The woman is wearing a dress with large sleeves. She is identified as May. One of the children is named Haydee DeMouche, but information does not indicate which child shown is Haydee.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Heron's Nest

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, Texas. The house is a wooden building with a covered porch and two chimneys on the roof. A basement is also visible on the right side of the house. A section of gutter has fallen off the edge of the roof.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Fisher Home

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. A large grove of trees is shown to the side of the house. A picket fence surrounds the entire area. The home is at the corner of Elm and Seventh in Portland. According to accompanying information, in the house was built in 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Gum Hollow Hunters

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of four hunters outside the Gum Hollow Hunting Resort. The resort is a wooden structure with a brick chimney on the right side. Two of the hunters are seated on a small staircase leading up to the front door. The other two hunters are working around the chimney.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Heron's Nest

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in San Patricio County. The house is a wooden structure. Several covered porches are on both sides of the house. Two chimneys are on the roof on opposite sides of the house. A picket fence is shown in front of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library