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[Lauritsen Family Deer]

Description: Photograph of the Lauritsen family deer wearing a collar. His head is turned to the right, looking in that direction. Accompanying information indicates the deer's name is Buck, he was born in 1967, and pictured at the A. P. Lauritsen farm home. There are three small cats behind the deer. In the back, off to the left, there is a single-story structure, possibly a shed, surrounded by a few trees.
Date: June 28, 2007
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Deer Hunter with Kill

Description: Copy negative of three men with guns standing next to three deer carcasses hanging in a garage. The man on the left is unknown, in the middle is Reg Cogdell, and on the right is Roy Campbell Barton.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man with Deer

Description: Copy negative of Alan Lindley wearing a cowboy hat, posing on the ground with a buck deer he has killed. There are a car, a lawnmower, stairs, and other items behind him.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Children Riding a Deer-Drawn Wagon]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of two children, Hoyt and Burnetta L. Murphree, sitting in a small wagon that has a deer harnessed to it. According to handwritten information on the back, they are the children of Lena Beck Murphree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Women Riding Mules in Colorado]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of three women riding mules near a waterfall in Colorado. Two of the women are identified as Elizabeth "Bessie" Causey Miles and Lucy Sleeper Miles. The antlers of a deer are visible directly behind the women.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Floresville Peanut Festival]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of men and women wearing paper hats at a peanut festival in the Hall of Horns at the Lone Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas. Two stuffed deer are visible in the foreground, and several animal heads are mounted on the wall to the left.
Date: August 1957
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Hunters in a Wagon

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three hunters in San Patricio County, TX. Two of the hunters are seated in a wagon hung with ducks. The third man is unloading part of a deer from the wagon. A gun is next to him, leaning against the seat of the wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

The Bounty of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas, Mexican and Spanish folklore, including information about hunting, canning, cooking, and other folklore. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1990
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press