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[First Flight in Texas]

Description: Photograph of the first flight in Texas. A biplane in visible in the sky above some buildings. Inscription on the back reads "Dallas 1908, Rogers in plane."
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[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