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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

Green Hotel

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the Green Hotel in Taft, TX. The hotel is a large, three-story, mansion-like building. It is surrounded by a well-trimmed lawn. The covered porch is shown around the perimeter of the hotel. A sign over the front door reads, "Green Hotel."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Green Hotel

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the Green Hotel in Taft, TX. The hotel is a large, white home with a wrap-around porch. The house is three stories high. A large grove of trees is to the left, next to the porch. A street runs in front of the hotel. Several cars are parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group and Farming Equipment]

Description: Photograph of three men and one woman posing in front of farming combines and tractors on Bell Farm in Taft, Texas. To the left, there is a truck partially parked inside of a metal building. In the background, there is a field.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women at La Quinta Hotel]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a group of women standing outside of the La Quinta Hotel. The building is two-stories tall with a balcony stretching the width of the building. To the right behind the women, there are two cars. The hotel was built in 1906-07, and was the home of Joseph F. Green. He provided a place to entertain hundreds of dignitaries who were visiting the ranch during that time.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Outside of Ford Building]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a crowd of people posing outside of the Ford Building in Taft, Texas. In the center of the crowd, there is a car with text on the side that says "Twenty Millionth Ford." In the background, there is a brick building with a sign in a window that says "Twenty Millionth Ford."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group Portrait by Portland's Cafe

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a group of young people around a car in Portland, TX. The car is parked in front of a building and sign labeled as "Portland's Cafe." A total of sixteen people are shown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Gum Hollow Fishermen

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of two fishermen in a boat in San Patricio County, TX. The lake is surrounded by trees and bushes. One of the fishermen is standing in the boat on the left side. The other is seated on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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

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

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