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[Men in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men and a young man in the town of Abilene. A utility pole and two small, wooden shacks or buildings are visible behind the group.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Courthouse at Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the courthouse at Anson, Texas. It is a two-story building with a tower in the center. A man is visible at the corner of the building and a horse is in the foreground, tied to a fence.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Compress at Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and bowler hat standing amidst stacks of compressed cotton bales. Several buildings and electric lines are visible in the background.
Date: January 15, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Men at a Cotton Compress in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men, Bob Rutledge, Phil Hanlon, and [unidentified] Hanlon, standing in front of many stacked bags of compressed cotton. They're holding and observing some of the cotton. They all wear suits and hats.
Date: 1906
Creator: Caldwell, Frank, 1883-1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Thompson and Thompson, Abilene Cotton Buyers]

Description: Photograph of two men, Thompson and Thompson, sampling cotton at a cotton compress. Bales of cotton are stacked neatly in the background. The roof of a wooden structure is partially visible over the men.
Date: January 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Colorado City, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two men in front of a large, two-story building with a clock tower (likely the Mitchell County Courthouse). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Jones & Ed Hanlon, Colorado City, Texas, 06."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Man in a Horse-Drawn Cart]

Description: Photograph of a man by the name of Bob in a horse-drawn cart. The photograph was taken in a level field with sparse trees, likely near Abilene.
Date: 1906?
Item Type: Photograph

[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of pigeons gathered around a wooden-fenced area with a large birdhouse or dovecote. Much of the view is obscured due to the motion blur of flying pigeons.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Pigeons in Anson, Texas]

Description: Photograph of numerous pigeons gathered in a wooden-fenced. Some are sheltered in what appears to be a large birdhouse or a dovecote.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Cliff near Colorado City, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two men at the foot of a cliff. The photograph was taken looking upwards with one man at the lower left and the other standing on a rocky shelf at center.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Thompson and Rutledge at a Cotton Compress]

Description: Photograph of several men, including a Mr. Thompson and a Mr. Rutledge, at a cotton compress. Bales of cotton are neatly laid out on the ground. A large wooden structure and a smokestack are visible in the background.
Date: January 16, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Mill in Abilene]

Description: Photograph of a man at a mill named Bob in Abilene, Texas. The man is standing next to a large pile of cotton seed and a horse-drawn cart filled with seed. A cotton [seed oil?] mill is to his left, with large smokestacks protruding from the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Bullring in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of two men outside of a bullring in Juarez, Mexico. One man is identified as Jon Denton of Austin and the other is "Stewart". The bullring has various advertisements posted on it in English.
Date: May 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Federal Building in Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a three-story federal building in Abilene, Texas. A man, a wagon, and power lines are visible outside of the building. An American flag flies from the roof of the building.
Date: January 1, 1906
Item Type: Photograph

Courthouse at Baird, Texas

Description: Photograph of the old Callahan County Courthouse at Baird, Texas. It is a two-story stone building with a statue of a person on top of a dome in the center of its roof. A small windmill is set up on the, near a telephone pole. A fence surrounds the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

[Courthouse in Midland, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the courthouse in Midland, Texas, apparently under construction. The stone building has one level competed with wood framing beginning to be put in place for second story windows. Small trees partially obscure the building.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph