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In 1924, while still at Fort Sam Houston, the family encountered a snake in the road. James Renwick is holding the snake for all to see. Billy is watching from the side. Mabel and the girls are in the car. James Clark Hughes was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1888, and served in the Mexican Border Conflict, World War I, and World War II. He used an autographic camera to take pictures of friends, family, and places in the United States and Europe during World War I and the years following. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.

Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1924

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Item Number: 315027
Call Number: James C. Hughes Collection, negative 541
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 315027

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