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[President Taft and Joseph F. Green at Cattle Dipping]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cattle dipping at Rincon Ranch. Several cows are lined up in a trough full of water. A wooden fence lines each side of the trough. A group of men are guiding the cattle in the background. Another group of men are standing and sitting along the fence to the left; President William Howard Taft and Joseph F. Green are standing inside the fence. One man is standing outside the fence on the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burton & Danforth
Item Type: Photograph

[President Taft at Taft Ranch]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a group of men gathered around two prize shorthorn cows at Taft Ranch. President William Howard Taft is identified as the third man from the left. In the background, there is a wooden fence around a wooden barn with open doors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burton & Danforth
Item Type: Photograph

[Storm Damage at E. H. Caldwell and Son Mercantile]

Description: Photograph of storm damage at E. H. Caldwell and Son Hardware and Machinery on North Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is partially intact, and furniture can be seen in the destroyed rooms. A sign on the front of the building says "E. H. Caldwell & Son." In the foreground, there is debris scattered about. Text on the top-right corner of the image says "E. H. Caldwell & Son Merchantile."
Date: unknown
Creator: Patterson, Harvey
Item Type: Photograph

[Storm Damage at Texas Motor Sales Company]

Description: Photograph of storm damage at Texas Motor Sales Company on North Mesquite Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Debris including wooden planks and shingles is piled in the street. The brick building to the right of the image says "Texas Motor Sales Co." In the background, there are other buildings, and two men standing amongst the debris.
Date: unknown
Creator: Patterson, Harvey
Item Type: Photograph

[Storm Damage on Beach]

Description: Photograph of storm damage on North Beach in Corpus Christi, Texas. Debris including metal pipes and bricks is scattered on the sand. In the background, there is a building identified as Spohn Sanitarium. In the far background, the General Hospital can be seen to the right of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Patterson, Harvey
Item Type: Photograph

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

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

[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

[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

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

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

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

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

[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

[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

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

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

[DeMouche Home]

Description: Postcard of an exterior view of the DeMouche Home, built in 1915. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with various plant vines growing on the sides. Two chairs are sitting on the porch. Other plants and trees are growing around the house. The home overlooks Corpus Christi Bay.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Early Portland Library]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of an early library on Austin and Eighth Street in Portland, Texas. Two tall windows are on the left corner of the building. Text on the front of the building says "Mary and Jeff Bell Public Library." A lawn mower is parked on the left side of the building. The building is now the County Annex.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Portland Public School Building]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an exterior view of an early Portland public school building built in 1909. There is a bell tower towards the center of the roof. In the foreground, there is a wooden fence. Text below the image says "Portland Public School Building."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[First Library Building in Portland]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the first library building in Portland, Texas. There is a doorway in the center of the wooden building. In the foreground, there is a paved street. In the background, there are other buildings. The library originally opened in 1934; it contained 241 books, and Chatwork Club members served as librarians.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Fisherman at Bayview College

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a fisherman shown holding a bunch of fish he caught near the campus of Bayview College in Porland, TX. He is holding a long fishing pole over his left shoulder. A woman is standing on the right ins a dark dress, light blouse, and overcoat. A group of women are standing on the porch of a large house behind the fisherman and woman. A picket fence with an open gate is between the pair and the house. A caption at the bottom reads, "These fish were caught within a few steps of the college campus."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph