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Ben and Mattie Ward

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and woman, Ben and Mattie Ward, standing in front of a house. He is dressed in a white shirt, dark pants with suspenders, and a tie. She is dressed in a long skirt and long-sleeved blouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

'Bob White'

Description: Photograph of a bobwhite bird sitting in the hand of an unseen person.
Date: March 7, 1915
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy with net] looking for a bug

Description: Photograph of an unnamed boy standing in a wooded area, holding a net, looking for bugs. The boy may be a grandson of J. D. Mitchell, an entomologist.
Date: October 2, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Branding calves

Description: Photograph of two cowboys branding a calf inside a pen. Other calves stand off to the side of the pen; Victoria County, Texas.
Date: July 12, 1916
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Bug hunters['] camp [at] Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a campsite at Circle Bayou in Victoria County. A man sits on a camp stool in a wooded area. A tent and buggy stand in the background. A body of water is behind the campsite.
Date: March 23, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Building in Port O'Connor, Texas

Description: Photograph of construction work in Port O'Connor,Texas, located in southern Calhoun County. The town was established in 1909 on land formerly owned by Thomas M. O'Connor.
Date: March 25, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, toddling away from the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, sitting on a porch step.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Carl Allnoch

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl Allnoch, standing in a fenced yard in Victoria, Texas. Behind him are two buildings, one has a painted sign on the side of the building advertising Capadura 5 cent cigars.
Date: December 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Carl Allnock and nurse

Description: Photograph of a woman holding a child. They are sitting on porch steps. The child is Carl M. Allnoch. The woman is identified as a nurse (probably the child's nanny).
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph

Carl M. Allnoch on Rupley grape vine

Description: Photograph of a young child, Carl M. Allnoch, sitting on a large wooden vine that winds from a tree to the ground. He is the son of Rebecca (Mitchell) and Fred J. Allnoch. He is the grandson of J. D. and Agnes Martha (Ward) Mitchell.
Date: February 2, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph