Cowboys Having Dinner in Coke County, Texas

Description:

Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Coke County
Creation Date: 1889  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 350
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1889
  • Digitized: May 12, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Coke County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): chuck wagons | dinners
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-10-22_1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38411
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image