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[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

[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 charred roof. Two firefighters are spraying the front of the building with a hose. One man is standing in front of the building. In the background, there is a bell tower.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

Exterior of Cole Home

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house is Portland, TX identified as the Cole home. The house is a white, two-story structure. There are several balconies shown on the second floor. Both sides shown on the ground level have two windows and a door. A picket fence surrounds the entire building. A street and field run in front of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Exterior View of Garrett House]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an exterior view of Garrett House, the farm manager's home at Farm number 23 (Taft Ranch near Gregory, Texas). A dirt road leads to the house in the background. Tropical trees line the road and cover the view of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Exterior View of House]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an exterior view of a house. The metal house has a door in the center-front with windows on each side. On the left side of the house, there is another door and a gas meter. In the background, there is a similar-shaped house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Family in Velie Brand Automobile

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a family in a car. According to accompanying information, the car is a Velie. A man wearing a white hat is seated in the driver's seat. A woman in a white dress, with her arm around a child, is seated in the seat behind him. Two other people, of unknown gender and age are seated in the front and back passenger side of the car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Family on Outing

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an a family on an outing in San Patricio County, TX. The family is shown around an older, black car. He is standing with his hands leaning on the passenger-side door to the car. A young girl is standing on the foot board along the car's side. She is holding on to the brace supporting the fabric car top. A woman with a child on her lap is shown in the back seat of the car. Several buildings are slightly visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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

Findley Building

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a building in Sinton, TX. Accompanying information identifies the building as the Findley Building. The building is a two-story brick building. An awning covers the first floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

First Baptist Church

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the First Baptist Church in Portland, TX. The church is a very plain, white building. A small covered entrance is at the front of the building. Several trees obstruct the view of the length of the church. Several piles of wood are shown behind the church, next to another white building. Several houses line the street beyond the church. A street lamp pole is in front of the entrance.
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

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

Fisher Home in Portland

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. The home is a two-story structure. It is surrounded by a grove of tall bushes. A small picket fence is shown at the bottom right of the image. According to accompanying information, the house was built in 1909.
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

[Flood Waters at Hospital]

Description: Postcard of flood waters at U. S. General Hospital #15 on Rincon Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The water floods into the first floor of the brick building. Debris is scattered in the water. In the background, there is another building. The hospital was originally the Beach Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Flood Waters at Residence]

Description: Postcard of flood waters from a storm surrounding the home of Judge Henry D. McDonald in Corpus Christi, Texas. The house is several stories high, and the water reaches the first floor. In the background, there are trees and buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Gas Blowout at White Point]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a gas blowout at White Point, eight miles west of Portland, Texas. A thick stream of gas is spewing upwards from a well. Drilling equipment surrounds the stream. Text below the image says "Great Gas Well at White Point, San Patricio Coun[ty].
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

General Merchandise and Drug Store

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the C. H. McGary General Merchandise Store in Portland, TX. The Portland Drug Store is connected to the General Store. Lettering on the side of the stores identifies them. The front of the stores is a covered porch area. The area around the stores is undeveloped land. A railroad runs in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Green Avenue Shopping Area

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Green Avenue in Taft, TX. The area appears to be busy with traffic and people at a large market. A line of tents and awnings is set up along the side of the road. Many people are walking along the row of tents. Several vehicles are parked on the street in front of the people and tents.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph