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[Episcopal Church Construction]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the construction of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church. One man is working on top of the frame of the church. In the foreground, there are piles of wood planks. In the background, there are other buildings. Text on the bottom of the image says "St. Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church on Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church on fire. Flames and smoke are rising from the charred roof. Two firefighters are spraying the front of the building with a hose. One man is standing in front of the building. In the background, there is a bell tower.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Farming Equipment on Bell Farm]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of farming equipment in a field on Bell Farm. Two men are gathered around a tractor, with threshers surround it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church after Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church after a fire. A sign in the foreground says "St. Christopher's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church." Behind the sign, there is a bell tower. In the background, there are houses and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church on Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church on fire. Flames and smoke are rising from the top of the roof. In the background, there are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Young Children Assembled for a Class Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a small group of young children assembled for a class portrait. The four girls are wearing light, fluffy dresses, and the four boys are all wearing light t-shirts and darker trousers. Two young women are standing on either side of the group; they are both wearing long dresses and holding books and papers. There is a wood-slatted building behind the group with a large, open double doorway. People are faintly visible through the doorway. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft??".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

DeMouche Children

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three children identified as the DeMouche children of Portland, TX. There is a single young boy seated between his two sisters. All three children have dark hair. Both girls are wearing dresses and have large, white bows in their hair. The boy is wearing a dark suit and bow tie. The girl to the right is leaning towards him with her head leaning on his shoulder.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of DeMouche Family

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the DeMouche family in Portland TX. The woman seated on the front left is Mrs. Melissa Ann Fisher Smith. She is seated next to her son-in-law, Louis Pierre DeMouche. Mrs. DeMouche and the DeMouche's two daughters are standing behind the front two. The group is posed in front of a picket fence bordering a grove of trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of DeMouche Children and May

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three children, identified as the DeMouche children, with a woman. The three children are seated to the left of the woman. There are two girls and one boy. The two girls are closest to the woman. One of the girls has her head leaning on the woman's chest. The woman is wearing a dress with large sleeves. She is identified as May. One of the children is named Haydee DeMouche, but information does not indicate which child shown is Haydee.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Heron's Nest

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, Texas. The house is a wooden building with a covered porch and two chimneys on the roof. A basement is also visible on the right side of the house. A section of gutter has fallen off the edge of the roof.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Fisher Home

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. A large grove of trees is shown to the side of the house. A picket fence surrounds the entire area. The home is at the corner of Elm and Seventh in Portland. According to accompanying information, in the house was built in 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Gum Hollow Hunters

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of four hunters outside the Gum Hollow Hunting Resort. The resort is a wooden structure with a brick chimney on the right side. Two of the hunters are seated on a small staircase leading up to the front door. The other two hunters are working around the chimney.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Heron's Nest

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in San Patricio County. The house is a wooden structure. Several covered porches are on both sides of the house. Two chimneys are on the roof on opposite sides of the house. A picket fence is shown in front of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Haydee and Louis DeMouche

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of two DeMouche children holding hands. The girl (on the left) is identified as Haydee DeMouche and the boy (on the right) is Louis DeMouche. The young girl is dressed in a white skirt and hat; her top appears as a naval-style outfit. The young boy is dressed in a dark suit and tie with his coat fastened around his torso with a large bow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Gum Hollow Fishermen

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of two fishermen in a boat in San Patricio County, TX. The lake is surrounded by trees and bushes. One of the fishermen is standing in the boat on the left side. The other is seated on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

R. E. Turner Cottage

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cottage in San Patricio County, TX. The cottage is a small, light-colored house. Is has a covered porch. A single chimney is on the right side of the porch. A fence is shown in front of the cottage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Fisher Home in Portland

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. The home is a two-story structure. It is surrounded by a grove of tall bushes. A small picket fence is shown at the bottom right of the image. According to accompanying information, the house was built in 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Fisherman at Bayview College

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a fisherman shown holding a bunch of fish he caught near the campus of Bayview College in Porland, TX. He is holding a long fishing pole over his left shoulder. A woman is standing on the right ins a dark dress, light blouse, and overcoat. A group of women are standing on the porch of a large house behind the fisherman and woman. A picket fence with an open gate is between the pair and the house. A caption at the bottom reads, "These fish were caught within a few steps of the college campus."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Professor T. M. Clark

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Professor T. M. Clark. The image is a bust image. He is wearing a suit and tie. He appears to me middle-aged. He has a white mustache and thick, dark eyebrows. His white hair is parted on the right. According to accompanying information, Professor Clark came to Portland in 1894 and established Bayview College.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Exterior View of Garrett House]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an exterior view of Garrett House, the farm manager's home at Farm number 23 (Taft Ranch near Gregory, Texas). A dirt road leads to the house in the background. Tropical trees line the road and cover the view of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

La Quinta Mansion

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the La Quinta Mansion in Portland, TX. The mansion is a large, three-story house. It has several chimneys and balconies. A large, open yard surrounds the mansion on all sides. Several rows of trimmed hedges are shown bordering the mansion grounds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

John Willacy Residence

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. According to accompanying information, the house belonged to John Willacy, founder of Portland, TX. The house is a single-story building with a covered porch. Another house is shown to the right of the Willacy house. A large plant is shown in the front yard. The house overlooks a bay at the rear.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Old Portland Hotel

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the side of a building identified as a hotel in Portland, TX. The building is a two-story structure with a balcony and porch over the front. The wall shown has a second-story door approached by a wooden staircase. A large liquid storage container is on a wooden platform next to the hotel. According to accompanying information, this site is now the location of St. Christopher's Church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Willacy Oil Well

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of an oil well west of Portland, TX. A single drilling rig is shown in the middle of a field of wild plants and grasses. A wire fence with stone posts encloses the area around the well. The well is on a raised portion of ground devoid of any of the surrounding plants.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library