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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
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
Cowboys Having Dinner at Unknown Ranch

Cowboys Having Dinner at Unknown Ranch

Date: May 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of ten cowboys having dinner on a ranch near Clarendon, Texas in May 1904. Most of them sit on the ground to eat.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Cowboys at the Bar S Ranch

Cowboys at the Bar S Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of cowboys dancing to a fiddle at the Bar S Ranch which was located in Reagan and Irion Counties out in west Texas. A wagon and building stand in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Cowboys Chapping another Cowboy on the Bar S Ranch

Cowboys Chapping another Cowboy on the Bar S Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of eleven cowboys on the Bar S Ranch located in the west Texas counties of Reagan and Irion. The men appear to be horsing around after work, giving one man a "chapping." The cowboy on his stomach is restrained while the man on the far right prepares to strike him with the leather chaps laying over his shoulder.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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