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Jack Newcomb Teaching Jake's Grandchildren How to Throw a Rope
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
- [Children Playing with a Rope between Two Adults]
Photograph of two of Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren playing with a role between two adults. The man on the left, Jack Newcomb, is holding the rope. A boy is lying on the ground with the end of the rope while a girl leans over him touching the rope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74014/
- [Jack Newcomb and Boys]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb and two boys (grandchildren of Oliver Jacobs) in the trap behind the bunkhouse at Lambshead Ranch. The children are running across a field; Newcomb is running behind them and has just thrown a lasso to catch one of the boys, while he teaches the boys how to throw the rope. The area is an open field with trees visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74008/
- [Jack Newcomb and Oliver Jacobs' Grandchildren]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb and Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren. A young boy is smiling and lying on the ground between Newcomb and an older boy and girl. Newcomb is holding a partially coiled length of rope. Fencing is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74015/
- [Jack Newcomb Catching a Child with a Rope]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb catching one of Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren with a rope. The smiling girl has the rope around her legs mid-run. A boy stands near Newcomb, watching. Another boy, younger than the other children, runs to the right. Ranch buildings stand behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74016/
- [Jack Newcomb Holding a Rope Attached to a Child]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb holding a rope that is wrapped around the leg of one of Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren. An older sister leans over the roped boy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74005/
- [Jack Newcomb Roping a Child]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb roping a boy wearing blue jeans and a plaid shirt. A younger girl stands to the right. Ranch buildings can be seen behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74017/
- [Jack Newcomb Twirling a Lariat among Children]
Photograph of Jack Newcomb twirling a lariat over his head among Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren. The five children have been photographed mid movement, faces smiling as they begin to dart away. Ranch buildings stand in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74018/