Dear Portal friends: Do you enjoy having history at your fingertips? We’ve appreciated your support over the years, and need your help to keep history alive. Here’s the deal: we’ve received a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Now it’s time to keep our word and raise matching funds for the Cathy Nelson Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment. If even half the people who use the Portal this month give $5, we’d meet our $1.5 million goal immediately! All donations are tax-deductible and support Texas history: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

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Side Saddle

Side Saddle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a side saddle designed by Chas. Gooding. The saddle is sitting on top of a blanket.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Billy Cook Saddle

Billy Cook Saddle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Billy Cook behind an intricately designed saddle. The saddle shop in the background was once located on Lee Street and is now in Sulphur, Oklahoma.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Billy Cook Saddle

Billy Cook Saddle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Billy Cook holding a saddle tree. In the background is a saddle shop.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
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