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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents:

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photographs

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the East Texas Photograph Collection, 1902-1908



Descriptive Summary

Creator: East Texas Photograph Collection
Title: East Texas Photograph Collection
Dates: 1902-1908
Abstract Collection consists of photographs of East Texas and the Big Thicket areas.
Extent: 116 silver gelatin prints
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents:

Consists of 58 images (two prints of each) of scenes and persons in the East Texas and Big Thicket area.

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions:

Unrestricted

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Index Terms

Persons:
Doucette, Peter
Garvey, Alloway C.
Lilly, Ben, 1856-1936.
Strickland, John
Subjects (Organizations):
Merchants National Bank (Houston, Tex.)
Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railway Company of Texas
Places:
Big Thicket (Tex.)
Doucette (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
Kilgore (Tex.)
Sour Lake (Tex.)
Tyler County (Tex.)
Willard (Tex.)
Subjects:
Banks and banking--Texas.
Fishing--Texas.
Forests and forestry--Texas.
Hunting--Texas.
Lumber--Texas.
Petroleum industry and trade—Texas.
Sawmills--Texas.

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Administrative Information

Donated by the Texas State Historical Association.

Preferred Citation:

East Texas Photograph Collection, 1902-1908, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Records

 

Photographs

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3S24a Big Thicket bear-hunter, Ben V. Lilly, 1902
Big Thicket bear-hunter, Ben V. Lilly, 1902
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned
Reducing bear #2 to steak
"Uncle Bud" Hooks dogs, 1906
"...a game of fan-tan"
John Strickland, reporter, Kansas City Star
Uncaptioned
Stand of Virgin Long-Leaf, wood superintendent
Uncaptioned
Willard Sawmill from water tower, T&T photo
Merchants National Bank, Houston
Alloway C. Garvey, Surveyor & Timberman, T&T photo
Planing mill, T&T photo
Log train, Shay Locomotive, T&T
Sawmill south of Batson
Commercial National Bank Bldg., T&T photo
Rough shed and lumber yard, Doucette, T&T phot
Logging crew with mules and high-wheel carts, T&T photo
Uncaptioned
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3S24b T&T employee at Stile Ne_ Office, T&T office
General store, T&T photo
Thompson & Tucker Lumber Co.
Merchants National Bank, Houston, T&T photo
Group of employees at Doucette, 1908
At Sawmill No. 7, built in 1882. Employees of T&T in foreground
View across log ramp, T&T photo
Negro quarters at Willard, T&T photo
Woods force (oldest employees in foreground) T&T photo
Mules with Colly wagon at Transfer Table at Doucette, T&T photo
Interior of Sales Room at Taylor, T&T photo
Cross-loading operation on flatcar, T&T photo
Fallers using cross-cut on virgin pine, T&T photo
Interior of Planning Mill, Willard T&T photo
Buckers sawing logs into short lengths, T&T photo
Interior of Private Office of Alexander Thompson, Manager, Doucette, T&T photo
Shay engine, T&T photo
Loader in action at trackside, T&T photo
Couple on porch, T&T photo
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3S25 Thompson Bros. mill at Doucette, T&T photo
New mill of Thompson & Ford at Sour Lake
Oil fields at Sour Lake, View of Higgins well #1, T&T photo
Wiley Hood residence, near Livingston, T&T photo
Slip tongue high wheel cart, T&T photo
Shpping platform at Willard, T&T photo
Showing off two pine logs of Virgin Timber, T&T photo
Buckers sawing logs
Kilgore, Texas RR ties in foreground
Group of logging workers, with animals and carts
Steel gang, laying tram road track, T&T photo
Kilgore, Texas RR ties in foreground
MKT train coming into Willard, T&T photo, 1908
Interior of great rough dry shed T&T photo
Logging crew in Tyler County, supervised by Peter Doucette, who appears at far right, end of fourth row
Unidentified
"Porter locomotive"

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