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J. D. Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young boy, J. D. Allnoch, standing in a wooded area, holding a bug hunter's net. J. D. Allnoch is the grandson of J. D. Mitchell, an entomologist.
Date: October 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.

'Cow kids,' Victoria

Description: Photograph of two boys standing on each side of a cow. One boy is pulling on the cow's tail. The other boy has his left hand on the cow's back. Both boys are looking at the camera. They are dressed in suit coats with knickers and long socks and wearing caps. In the background is a horse. The animals and boys are inside a fenced area. Beyond the fence, a two-story house stands in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.

Trade day [at] Olney, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Olney, Texas. Many horses and buggies stand on the dirt street as if waiting. No people are visible. Some buildings are scattered in the background. On the roof of one building is an advertisement: "Land Office Norman & Stovall". The photographer's caption identifies the occasion as "Trade days".
Date: November 7, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.

Boy swimming [at] Corpus Christi

Description: Photograph of a boy in wavy water (probably Corpus Christi Bay). Only his head is visible as he looks up at the camera. The photographer's shadow is visible on the water from where he is standing above the swimmer on what looks to be a dock.
Date: August 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.