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Taking Turkeys to the Market

Description: Copy negative of the Louise Trading Company store in Louise, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the photograph, there are two donkeys pulling a cart full of turkeys. There are also several turkeys standing in front of the store. There is a large sign above the store that reads, "People's Bank. Louise Trading Co, Furniture Harness, Hardware Feed Hay Car."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Picturing Texas: The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943

Description: Book containing photographs taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information between 1935 and 1943. Subjects include men and women struggling through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, migrant workers, and the cattle industry.
Date: 1994
Creator: Reid, Robert L., 1938-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Turkeys near the animal houses in the George yard]

Description: Photograph of turkeys and a chicken in the George house yard. On the left are small animal houses and a large tree, where the turkeys are gathered. In the middle of the photo is a large, white chicken coop. A small chicken is in the center, right of the photo with trees behind it. A white wooden fence runs along the back of the entire photo. The images are far removed from the photographer.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man Grabbing Netted Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat and plaid coat kneeling by a group of netted turkeys. His hands are extended under the net where he is grabbing a trapped turkey. Bare trees and a stone fence stand behind them.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Man Grabbing Netted Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat and plaid coat kneeling by a group of netted turkeys. His hands are extended under the net where he is grabbing a trapped turkey. Bare trees and a stone fence stand behind them.
Date: 1949~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Mr. Janes]

Description: Photograph of five people looking over a large book. Mr. Janes of Janes Turkey Farm is pictured, 2nd from left.
Date: July 2, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal Holding a Turkey]

Description: Photograph of A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal kneeling in front of a truck with a turkey. Jackson, left, is banding the animal, while Royal, right, is holding it. Boxes, notes, and a string of metallic bands rest on the ground between them. The truck belongs to the Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Janes Turkey Ranch

Description: Photograph of turkey standing on cage surrounded by five people. This photograph was taken on Christmas Eve so this must have been a special turkey.
Date: December 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Janes Turkey Farm]

Description: Photograph of 6 men & a turkey in cage, with Mayor Tom Miller, center. All standing in front of car with sign that reads: "Janes Bar Nothing Ranch."
Date: December 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Charlie Standifer Holding a Turkey By His Side]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Standifer standing in an expansive field where cattle can be seen grazing in the distance. He is holding a turkey at his side and in his other hand he is holding a jug. He is wearing a long-sleeve, collared button-up shirt and pants that are held up by a belt.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Janes Turkey Ranch

Description: Photograph of turkey in cage being loaded onto a Braniff International Airways plane. Photo was taken on Christmas Eve 1946.
Date: December 24, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library