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["Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex."]

Description: Postcard image titled "Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex. Maurer Photo" as written at bottom of the image. The photograph shows a ship with two decks of people at the rails. There is a banner on the second deck rail that reads: "Texas Shriners, Galveston-Rochester". There are lifeboats with a few people milling about on top deck.
Date: [1900..1920]

[A city street scene near the corner of a two story stucco building]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph is a city street scene taken near the corner of a two story stucco building. There are huge fabric "drapes" hanging over tall arched doorways. The second story of the building has intricate iron railing around the balcony. Sign above one arched doorway of this building reads: "LA CHARANGA". There are several horses and buggies in the street and people walking on the sidewalks. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 23.5 cm x 18.5 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]

[Commemorative Ribbon]

Description: Commemorative ribbon for the Texas Live Stock Association with text on one side (blank on back). The words "Texas Live Stock Association" are written horizontally across the length of the ribbon, inside a decorative border; the left end says "GUEST" and the right end says "SAN ANTONIO FEB. 12 - 13."
Date: 1900?~-02

[Commemorative Ribbon]

Description: Partial gold-colored ribbon in two fragments that says "Guest" across the top and "Third Annual Meeting National Live Stock" just below. The second piece has a partial illustration of a bull or cow, with the word "Association" written below. Additional pieces are missing from the center and bottom of the ribbon.
Date: 1900

[The construction of a building in Cuba]

Description: The photograph shows the construction of a building. There are several men on top of and around the construction site. Text below the photo reads: " This building was hastily run up to afford shelter to the homeless reconcentrados after the attention of the civilized world was drawn to their condition; one of the few things ever done by the Spanish in haste."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A couple sitting in a buggy pulled by a man on a horse]

Description: The photograph is of a couple sitting in a "buggy" pulled by a man on a dark horse. The outfit is parked in front of a building with people standing near the front entrance. Text below photo reads: "Cuban Volante. This one was used by ex-President Cleveland when he visited Havana. It was smashed by a company of volunteers, "because it had been used by a Yankee pig."
Date: [1900..1920]

[Cowboy and cattle in cattle shoots and pens]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph shows a cowboy standing (center) on one of many wooden partitions that form cattle shoots and pens. There are cattle peering through the wooden partition in foreground. Partial view of a white wooden building seen between trees in the top left corner of photograph; trees on right. The photograph is mounted on a gray matte with a thick dark gray border around perimeter of image and again around the edge of the matte. Written on the back of the image: "Cows and dipping vat." Image dimensions are approximately: "17.9 cm x 12.8 cm".
Date: [1900..1920]

[A Cuban dry-goods store]

Description: The photograph shows the interior of a store. Two men are behind the shelf lined counter, while one man is leaning against a showcase on far left. Text below the photograph reads: "The interior of a Cuban dry-goods store, with the proprietor in the foreground, with his clerks in their regular attire. All the clerks in Havana are similarly dressed - or , rather, undressed."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A family of six sitting around a long table]

Description: This photograph shows a family of six sitting around a long table in a very large dining room. Text below the photo reads: "Typical dining room of well-to-do Cubans. They are drinking coffee at six o'clock A. M. Oilcloth covers the table in place of linen. It is easier to wash, and Spaniards are ease-loving."
Date: [1900..1925]

[Four young children on the back of a donkey]

Description: The photograph shows four young children on the back of a donkey. There is a young man standing behind the donkey and two people standing near a building on the left. Text below photo reads: "Boys are boys the world over and in all colors and languages. These youngsters are having a fine time with the donkey, who does not enjoy the situation half so much, and whose "business end" longs for employment."
Date: [1900..1920]

[Frances Lee Baker as an infant, reclining on a floral coverlet]

Description: Photograph of an infant reclining on a floral coverlet. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Frances Lee Baker Age six months". In this studio portrait, Francis is wearing a white one piece outfit with lace trim. She has a bracelet on her left wrist and a ring on a finger of her left hand. The photograph has been cropped into an oval and mounted on a dark gray matte. The matte has an embossed line that borders the perimeter of the photograph. Written in gold on the matte: "Hartung MAH [initials intertwined] Brownwood Texas".
Date: 1900

[A group of men on horseback, a few men are standing]

Description: Photograph that was possibly brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photo was found with others that he brought from Cuba. The photograph shows several men on horseback. There are four men standing (two near right center, and two on far right) near the group who are not on horses. One man wearing dark pants, long sleeved shirt, suspenders, and a hat is holding reins to a horse in the foreground. There is a fence and trees in the background. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 20.8 cm x 12.2 cm.
Date: [1900..1920]

[The interior of a Havana home]

Description: The photograph shows the interior of a home. The room shown is a parlor with several pieces of sitting furniture. Text below photo reads: "A typical Havana parlor in the residence of a family of the better class. The frame of the furniture is of solid mahogany, which is a native wood in common use."
Date: [1900..1920]

[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark suit]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has graying hair and mustache, is wearing a dark three piece suit with a white rounded collar shirt. A watch fob is visible at his vest. The portrait is cut into an oval and mounted onto a gray wood-patterned matte. The matte has a thick dark gray border that frames the perimeter of the image. Back of photograph in pencil reads: Davis 3 x 4 [line] oval. Image dimensions are: 8.7 cm x 12.6 cm.
Date: [1900..1910]

[A large group of men and women around a man and a woman dancing]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of men and women around a couple that is dancing in the center. There is a thatch roofed building in the background. Text below the photograph reads: "This is a typical Sunday morning scene in one of the side streets of Havana, and indicates a negro dance - "up and down and all chassee." Negroes are children of sun and fun."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of men standing around a couple]

Description: The photo shows a large group of men and one woman standing near the entrance of a large brick building. Text below the photo reads: "The most talked of couple in Havana - General Arola and Elsa Tobin. The senorita is the daughter of the Spanish army in Cuba, and was recently married to the general, who is what we would call the mayor of the city, and old enough to be her father."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of people at a picnic]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of people at a picnic. Text below the portrait reads: "Last photograph of Joaquin Ruiz, who was shot by the Cubans when he went out under Spanish instructions to offer the insurgents autonomy. At a picnic, the Monday preceding his death, this picture was taken. He stands with a cross on his hat."
Date: [1900..1920]