Covered Wagon Journey Photograph Album
An Inventory of the Collection
The creator of this album is unidentified.
An album with 118 black and white photographs documents an unidentified group of people on a covered wagon journey in Colorado and Texas, 1907-1910. Locations of the wagon journey include Grand Junction and Gunnison, Colorado; (Chama?), New Mexico; and the Medina River in San Antonio, Texas. Images include men and women sitting in and standing next to the horse-drawn wagon, men fishing and hunting, camp sites, cattle and ranch scenes. Toward the end of the album there are photographs of other unidentified locations and houses, as well as a scene with a group of Native American Indians. Photographs specific to Austin include a "Rambler Auto" in Hyde Park and a car stuck in a ditch.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Some pages are brittle and detached from the album and should be handled with care.
Restrictions on Use
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It is unknown how the donor acquired this album.
Covered Wagon Journey Photograph Album (AR.2011.046). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.
Donor #: DO/2011/066
Donation Date: 2011 December 31
Finding aid created and encoded by Nicole Davis/March 2015.
Detailed Description of the Collection