The Gospel West of the Pecos

The Gospel West of the Pecos

Date: 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper written by Janet Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The report covers the history of the Bloys Camp Meetings in west Texas held by Rev. William Benjamin Bloys beginning in the summer of 1890. It describes the camp grounds, the groups that met each summer, and improvements through the years.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Group of Men on Horses in Orange, Texas

Group of Men on Horses in Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of eleven men and two young boys standing next to or on top of twenty horses. They are all wearing hats. In the background are several buildings, a water tower, telephone and electric poles and wires. In the foreground is a large patch of grass.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Cattle Branding

Cattle Branding

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bud Stuckey, Mrs. Crossland, Dave Moser, Mrs. Combs, Roy Wells, and a man named Jim branding cattle. In the center of the photograph in the foreground is Mrs. Combs and Dave Moser holding down a calf. Bud Stuckey is branding the calf. Mrs. Crosshand stands beside him. Jim is on the right side of the frame and Roy Wells is on the left side. Behind them are many calves. They all wear button-up shirts, denim, coyboy hats and boots. Written on the top border in black ink is "Bud Stuckey. Mrs. Crossland." On the right border is, "Jim". On the bottom border is, "Mrs. Combs. Dave Moser." On the left side is, "Roy Wells."
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
[Cowboys Riding Mules]

[Cowboys Riding Mules]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four cowboys on a ranch. Each cowboy is posing on a mule and are equipped with their rancher gear. The second cowboy from the left is Andy Scott and the last cowboy on the right is Reese Barton.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Crews Ranch Cowboys, Early 1900's]

[Crews Ranch Cowboys, Early 1900's]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of eight cowboys on horseback. They are completely equipped with their ranching gear and posing in front of a heard of cattle.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Cowboys of the OX Ranch]

[Cowboys of the OX Ranch]

Date: 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys sitting cross legged on the grass during a meal. There are a few pots scattered around and behind the cowboys on the far right and there is a wagon in the background. Some of the cowboys are holding plates and eating utensils in their laps.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Chow Time for the Shoenail Ranch Cowboys]

[Chow Time for the Shoenail Ranch Cowboys]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys on a ranch during lunch time. There are ten adult men and two young boys posing along two wagons with cooking and eating utensils scattered all around them.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Polaroid Photograph of Harriet Doyle May and Box T Ranch

Polaroid Photograph of Harriet Doyle May and Box T Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Polaroid photograph of Harriet Doyle May with gray hair and scenes from the Box T Ranch. In the painting she is wearing a white shirt, dark sweater, and necklace. In front of her right shoulder is a scene of cowboys branding cattle. In the upper left hand corner of the photograph is a tree and a man with a cow. On the left hand side of the painting is a creek with a group of cowboys and horses and below that is a windmill.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Date: 1886
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a roundup on Bar CC Rance in 1886, near the old ranch headquarters on Wolf Creek. Jas McKenzie the ranch manager, is in the center on the bobtailed horse and Ed Brainard, the range boss, is the furthest man on the right.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Round-up at Bar O-T-O Ranch

Round-up at Bar O-T-O Ranch

Date: 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a big round-up held on the Bar O-T-O Ranch in Dawson County in 1898. The ranch consisted of about 200,000 acres and extended to within six miles of present day Lamesa. About 12,000 cattle were in the herd when this picture was taken. In the picture L-R: Gip Akins, Charlie Nivvins of El Paso, Eldridge Ingle of Ensby, Alabama, Paul Dalmont of Lamesa, V.P. Baker of Lamesa, Eulis Dalmont of Lamesa, Harry Morgan of Lamesa (12 mi. north), Bill Oden and other unnamed cowpunchers.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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