Dodd, Jimmie A., photograph collection, 1937-1966.

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Dodd, Jimmie A., photograph collection, 1937-1966.

Negatives generated by Dodd (1917-1984) during his years as a professional photographer in Kingsville, Texas, include images of the King Ranch, Texas cities and towns, famous people, sports, wedding portraits, and freelance work for the Kingsville Police Department and area newspapers.

12,453 negatives, 32 prints.

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