[Branding calves at the McElroy or Y Ranch]

Description:

Branding on a roundup at the McElroy or Y Ranch. Several herds of cattle are in the background. Four men are in the foreground. Two seated men are securing a calf and a third man is standing above the calf with a branding iron. A fourth man is running from the scene. One of the men in the photo is Hugh Castleberry, brother of Hub Castleberry.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Runnels County
Creation Date: c. 1939  
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 125
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1939
  • Digitized: February 16, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Runnels County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1939  
From c. 1939 to c. 1939
Description:

Branding on a roundup at the McElroy or Y Ranch. Several herds of cattle are in the background. Four men are in the foreground. Two seated men are securing a calf and a third man is standing above the calf with a branding iron. A fourth man is running from the scene. One of the men in the photo is Hugh Castleberry, brother of Hub Castleberry.

Physical Description:

b&w, 4 11/16" x 6"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.08.02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39594
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public