The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

Date: 1993
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 651.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
[Horses in Port Arthur Parade]

[Horses in Port Arthur Parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of group of people riding horses for a parade in Port Arthur, TX. There are a variety of age groups on horseback. The horses are a multitude of colors. Most of the people are wearing cowboy hats. A fire engine is in the back, behind the group of horses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Cows Being Led into Dipping Vat]

[Cows Being Led into Dipping Vat]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of cows being herded through a chute toward water in a dipping vat.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Work horse hauling materials

Work horse hauling materials

Date: 1947-1948
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Photo of Watt Matthews]

[Photo of Watt Matthews]

Date: 1943~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews on horseback, hat in hand.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Cattle Round Up On the Brown Ranch

Cattle Round Up On the Brown Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of cowboys herding cattle on the Ed Brown Ranch. The Brown family has been in Bee County for several generations. Austin II's great grandfather operated the mercantile store on the square in town. Austin I, his son, was in the bulk fuel business. As a wholesale dealer for Magnolia, which later became Mobil, he delivered kerosene and gasoline to farm families with a wagon and team. Every time he made a dollar or two, Austin Brown I bought a little piece of land. He began putting the ranch together in 1924. The headquarters operation, where their preconditioning facility is located, is in Bee County, but they lease several other ranches in South Texas. Early on, like many South Texans, the Browns ran Brahman cattle. In 1945, Ed bought some registered Hereford cattle from a man in the area. He began crossing these Herefords with the Brahman cattle and ended up with a "tiger stripe-looking animal," Austin says. "My grandfather found out right quick that the first cross (F-1) was one of the best animals ever developed for Texas." Eventually the Browns phased out the Brahman cattle altogether and began building their Hereford program. Today they continue to maintain a ...
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
[Men in a Pen with Cows]

[Men in a Pen with Cows]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, several men, dressed as cowboys (loose shirts, chaps, and cowboy hats) are standing in a wooden pen with cows. To the left, there is some sort of building outside the pen and in front of it, there is a man leaning over. There is a second man standing in the middle of the photograph watching something and two cows are in the pen behind him. To the right, there are two men watching a third man in the foreground who is grabbing onto something (possibly another cow). In the background, more cows are visible on the other side of the pen. On the back of the photograph there is a handwritten note: "Branding scene, W. W. Bogel Ranch. Nicolas Machuck looks over the operation."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Men Branding Cattle]

[Men Branding Cattle]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, several men, dressed as cowboys (loose white shirts, chaps, boots, and cowboy hats) are standing in a wooden pen with cows. The man to the left is holding what appears to be a can of some sort. To the right, there is a cow lying on the ground surrounded by four men: one on the left is sitting next to the cow, one is standing next to him and one is standing in front of the cow, the fourth is kneeling near the cow's head. In the right of the photo, there appears to be at least one other cow in the pen and a sixth person. In the background, on the other side of the wooden fence, there are several groups of cows. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Branding scene, at Perdiz pens, W. W. Bogel Ranch."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Riders at a Dam]

[Riders at a Dam]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows several horseback riders on the shores of a small lake. The shore in the foreground appears to be rocky with desert scrub. In the background, on the far side of the lake, there are eight riders spread out across the photograph: four of the horses are grouped near to the water at the left side of the photograph, two are running in the middle of the photograph, and two more are near the right side. A related source refers to this as a small, unidentified dam in the Marfa area.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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