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 Decade: 1910-1919
Birds-Eye-View, Fort Davis, Texas

Birds-Eye-View, Fort Davis, Texas

Date: c. 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: The photograph on this postcard shows the town of Fort Davis. In the foreground, there is a formation of large rocks and an unpaved road that continues into the middle of the town. To either side of the road, there are various buildings enclosed by fences and surrounded by yards, trees, and windmills. The postcard was sent from Fort Davis March 15 and arrived in Uvalde, Texas March 17, 1918 according to the postmarks. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Wednesday. Well Janet how are you today? This picture was taken from some big high rocks in front of my uncle's house. There are hardly any lumber houses here - nearly all dirt or stone. Some are made of pretty pink rocks. They get the different kinds of rock from the mountains in the town or near town. Hope I'll see you again sometime. Miss Ada." The postcard was addressed to Miss Janet Harris.
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[Portrait of a Private]

[Portrait of a Private]

Date: [c. 1914 - 1918]
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph is a portrait of a young man (visible from the waist up) wearing the uniform of a private in World War I. The jacket of his uniform has pins on the collar and the buttons have an imprint on them. The uniform also includes a hat that has cords knotted around the brim. The photograph is mounted in a dark-colored frame which has a name handwritten on the back "Graves Bogel."
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[After the deer hunt]

[After the deer hunt]

Date: November 1916
Creator: Fred J. Feldman Co.
Description: In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
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[Picture of a mother and daughter]

[Picture of a mother and daughter]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, a mother and daughter, both in long white dresses, are standing together in front of a brick wall and flowering plants. The mother has her arm around the daughter's shoulders. In the background, to the right, a partial stairway leading to an open door and the arm of another woman are visible, A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Genevieve Bogle - Mrs. W. W. Bogel daughter - mother about 1916."
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[The Bogel Women]

[The Bogel Women]

Date: [c. 1913]
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, three women are standing together in what appears to be a yard. The women on the ends are both wearing white dresses with lace; the woman in the middle is wearing a checkered dress. The woman to the far right is older and has a dark tie at her throat and is holding a white, lacy parasol. Behind them, there is a tree and some bushes and several buildings are visible in the background. The names "Jessie," "Aunt Hennie," and "Granny" are handwritten from left to right over the women. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "Jessie Bogel Hubbard (Mrs. Harry J.), Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel (Mrs. W. W.), at Bogel residence, 220 W. Lincoln. Old Baptist Church in background. Tall chimney on Howell residence is still there. Circa 1913-1914."
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[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback]

[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback]

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, a young man (dressed in a light-colored shirt and chaps and wearing a cowboy hat) is sitting astride a horse. The horse is dark but has a white stripe down the middle of its face and three very short white socks. There is a coiled rope attatched to the saddle. They appear to be standing in a corral or yard of bare dirt. In the background, there is a wooden fence and a wooden structure with pegs and various items hanging on the side. There is also a sawhorse and several other objects on the ground to the right, in front of the building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Gus Bogel 1916."
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[Bloys Campmeeting]

[Bloys Campmeeting]

Date: [c. 1913 - 1916]
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, a group of 13 people (including two children) are standing in front of trees. All of the men and most of the women are wearing hats (and/or bonnets). At the bottom of the photograph there are several handwritten labels: "S. N. B., G. N. Bogel, Jessie B. H. [...] H. J. H. Jr., Eda Jenkins Hubbard, and W. W. Bogel" From left to right, there are: a woman in a white dress with dark-colored sleeves (S. N. B.); a man in a white shirt and bow-tie wearing dark glasses; a second woman in a white dress next to a younger woman wearing a darker-colored dress and bonnet and behind them there is a man wearing a white shirt and tie; a woman in a white dress with a dark pin at the collar holding the hand of a very young boy, also in white, and standing next to a slightly older boy in white with a square collar; a man (directly behind the boys) who appears to be wearing a uniform; two women in white dresses; another man in uniform; and an older man (W. W. Bogel) with a moustache who has something tucked into the waist ...
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[Sarah Russell Bogel and her son]

[Sarah Russell Bogel and her son]

Date: [c. 1913]
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, a woman and young boy are standing in the yard of a ranch. The woman is young and wearing a loose, white dress. The little boy is wearing a loose shirt with overalls and is petting two dark-colored dogs. They are standing directly in front of a large wooden wagon. In the background, there is a building made of brick, a large pile of wood and a fence and mountains in the distance. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "Sarah Russell Bogel (Mrs. William Woodworth Bogel, Jr.) and William Woodworth Bogel III (Billy B.) at W. W. Bogel's Charco Larco Ranch circa 1913-14."
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Mrs. W. W. Bogel

Mrs. W. W. Bogel

Date: 1913
Creator: Cones
Description: This photograph is a portrait of Sarah Newton Bogel. She appears to be middle-aged and is wearing a dress with a dark pattern and lace as well as a necklace. There is a typed caption under the photograph that says "Mrs. W. W. Bogel" as well as a handwritten note on the back that says, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel c. 1913." Additionally, there is a handwritten note accompanying the photograph that reads, "Mrs. William Woodworth (Sarah Newton) Bogel a real Marfa and Presidio County pioneer. She came to Marfa with her husband and daughter, Jessie - age 2 - in 1884. Photo made in 1913" signed "W. B. Hubbard."
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[Wedding Photograph of Charley and Mary Bishop]

[Wedding Photograph of Charley and Mary Bishop]

Date: March 30, 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a wedding photograph from the marriage of Mary and Charley Bishop, March 30, 1912. Charley is dressed in a suit and leaning on the railing of ornamental metalwork; Mary is standing on the other side of the metalwork, to his right and is wearing a traditional white wedding dress with a long veil and has a coronet of flowers on her head as well as a bouquet in her arms. The two are standing inside an indeterminate building with visible pillars and arched windows in the background.
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