[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]

Description:

Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1948  
Partner(s):
The Williamson Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History 2013
John Sharpe Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1948
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Slavery and Antebellum Texas Culture, 1821-1865
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From September 19, 1848 to 1948~
Description:

Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): freighting | cattle drives | biographies | histories | cattlemen
Partner:
The Williamson Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History 2013
Collection:
John Sharpe Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WILLM_2006-015-158
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth426872
Resource Type: Paper
Format: Text