'Ox Cart In Old Mexico'

Title

'Ox Cart In Old Mexico'

Subject

Oxen; Mexico; Silas Bontrager; Ora Bontrager; Weslaco, Texas; economic migration; The Great Depression

Description

A painted or tinted photograph of two oxen pulling a small cart in front of a small house and a larger square building.

Transcription: Sabbath morning (illegible) well how is all this (illegible) go it shure is nice here. We are fixing to go to S.C. I like it here fine. Wish you and the children were here. We will get the house done Monday we are building and then I will look for something. The fruit is not ripe yet. We will write a letter in a day or two. Eula will start to school Monday. You write us in care of Acire. R.=1. As soon as I can we will get us a house. I can't say yet what we will do only it look good here. Dad.

Source

The Ora Bontrager Postcard Collection (BPC)

Publisher

“C.T. Art Color Tone” Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Made only by Curt Teich and Co.,Inc., Chicago

Date

09-11-1937

Format

Paper

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

BPC 011.1.0, 011.2.0

Coverage

Weslaco, Texas

Files

Bontrager Postcard Collection 011.1.0.jpg
Bontrager Postcard Collection 011.2.0.jpg

Collection

Citation

“'Ox Cart In Old Mexico',” The Ora Bontrager Postcard Collection, accessed December 13, 2017, http://bontragercollection.omeka.net/items/show/11.