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Rebecca Butter

Description: Photograph of an African American woman, wearing a 1900s-style dress, standing in front of a house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Roger Fleming in the woods

Description: Photograph of a boy standing on a dead tree trunk in a wooded area. He wears a hat, a long-sleeved shirt, shorts, long socks and leather shoes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Rooster

Description: Photograph of a rooster in a yard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Scene at Corpus Christi

Description: Photograph of the wharf at Corpus Christi Bay. Mooring posts stick out of the water. A wooden warehouse-type building is on the wharf.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Scene in back yard of J. D. Mitchell [home]

Description: Photograph of the backyard of J.D. Mitchell home in Victoria Texas. There are numerous plants and trees, a wood structure that may be a shed, a wood fence, and a small white wood box that may be a bee house.
Date: 191?
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Street view of Juan Linn Street, Victoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of downtown Victoria, Texas in 1910 looking from Juan Linn Street. Buildings visible: F. M. Fossati Cosmopolitan Saloon; Armour and Co.; St. Joseph's Academy [where Post office now stands in 2009]; other buildings. Horses and buggies crowd the street.
Date: October 1, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Toads and Copperhead

Description: Photograph of toads and a Copperhead laid out on a cloth on the ground. The Copperhead appears to be dead. At least some of the toads appear to be alive. The booted feet of a person standing nearby can be seen in the photo.
Date: March 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

L. W. Mitchell

Description: Photograph of L. W. Mitchell standing in profile, aiming a rifle at an unseen target. This is possibly Lafayette Ward Mitchell, born 1895,the youngest son of J. D. and Agnes Mitchell. Trees stand in the wooded area just beyond him.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Watering Grandma's lawn

Description: Photograph of a young child standing in the yard of a house, watering the grass with a water hose. A sign on the building nearby reads, "Capadura 5¢ Cigars"
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Wood boys pigeons

Description: Photograph of at least a dozen pigeons inside a pen. The caption reads "Wood boys pigeon".
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

[Young child spraying water from a hose]

Description: Photograph of a young child standing in a fenced yard of a house and holding a water hose that is spraying a long stream of water. On the outside wall of a building to the left of the house is a sign that reads, "Capadura 5¢ cigar".
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Armadillo

Description: Photograph of an armadillo detained by a hand holding its tail. Armadillos are common in Texas.
Date: January 11, 1917
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph