Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated description of composition and use of pack trains by the military in the Big Bend area of Texas, c. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Detailed illustration of the diamond hitch pattern of ropes used to secure a load to an army mule before 1920.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated explanation of the qualifications and duties of the men, horses, and mules of the Remount Service of the U. S. Cavalry.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Items needed for horse and man while on a march. Picture

Items needed for horse and man while on a march. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated list of 24 items carried by the U. S. Cavalryman while on a march c. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Josephina Colomo, the youngest of the Colomo family, poses for a picture in her late teens. Picture was taken after her marriage to Carlos Spencer. She is wearing a dark dress and is sitting down.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Mexican Federal soldiers at International Bridge]

[Mexican Federal soldiers at International Bridge]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Mexican Federal soldiers lined up on the International Bridge after being surrendered by United States troops to the Constitutionalistas in Nuevo Laredo.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[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."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[East side of Denton square]

[East side of Denton square]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the east side of the square in Denton, Texas. Several vehicles are parked around the square, and a Dry Goods store, druggist, Nickel store, and bank are visible in the background. The small, white, wooden building on the right is a war bonds office.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
The Story of the S.M.S. Ranch

The Story of the S.M.S. Ranch

Date: [1922]
Creator: Swenson Brothers
Description: This booklet is primarily photographs of life on the S. M. S Ranch. Near the end are several text sections, the first of which states, "It is the design of the S. M. S. Booklet to give feeders and breeders both by picture and written word a comprehensive idea of our methods and breeding in which we have been so successful..." (p. 78). The first section gives an overview of the policies and buying options for the cattle company. Next, "Some Glimpses Into Ranch Life" gives an overview of how ranching works, defines ranching jargon, and gives several songs/poems that illustrate ranching. The third and final section, "Stock Farms and Small Ranches, From the Spur Ranch" includes photographs from Spur Ranch and a brief overview about the ranch and surrounding area.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Sis Taber - Highland Park Methodist Church

Sis Taber - Highland Park Methodist Church

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Sis Taber holding a book and standing in the field near the Highland Park Methodist Church tabernacle around 1916. [The tabernacle first had a roof and screened in sides; later the sides were closed and a floor was added.]
Contributing Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church
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