Land - Verkauf in Nord-Amerika

Land - Verkauf in Nord-Amerika

Date: September 1, 1848
Creator: Rump, J. E.
Description: Document regarding the sale of lands in the Medina District. Discusses location and price of lands, as well as the procedure for procuring property. It mentions the price of livestock. Also discussed are possible reasons why the land was not settled earlier, if it's as desirable as they say it is. Signed by J. E. Rump on September 1, 1848 in Bremen. Includes a section informing people to apply to Huth & Co. if they want to acquire already surveyed lands under favorable conditions.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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
Texas Almanac, 1980-1981

Texas Almanac, 1980-1981

Date: 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, livestock, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page 667.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
["Guest" Medal with Ribbon]

["Guest" Medal with Ribbon]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Medal with a partial red ribbon attached to the bottom. Medal reads "GUEST" and the ribbon says "TWENTIETH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ~"
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Field of cattle]

[Field of cattle]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of cattle in a field. Back of photograph: "One of Ball's tanks. Full of water and ready to furnish its clean water for thirsty livestock."
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
[Receipt from Daly, Miller, & Co. for Cattle Purchase]

[Receipt from Daly, Miller, & Co. for Cattle Purchase]

Date: May 7, 1884
Creator: Daly, Miller, & Co.
Description: Receipt for A. D. Kennard's purchase of 16 cattle and some hay. A handwritten note at the bottom of the receipt appears to say "We have steady market. Prospects fair. Cable not quite heavy enough."
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Barb Wire

Barb Wire

Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: White, Robert
Description: Research paper written by Robert White about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Livestock Auction

Livestock Auction

Date: June 20, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Unidentified men and women sit outside of a metal pen at the Watson Brothers Stock Sale livestock auction. Inside the pen two small, black cows stand in hay, they are branded with the number "89."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Dairy Day Contestents

Dairy Day Contestents

Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Description: Photograph of a contestant posing with the cow that he entered in the livestock-judging portion of the Dairy Day celebrations in Cleveland, Texas. The cow is multi-colored and wearing a halter. The young man is standing behind the cow and is wearing a checkered shirt, jeans, and cowboy boots. He is also holding a ribbon against the cow's back. There are trees and other contestants in the background.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
[Cattle Grazing]

[Cattle Grazing]

Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle grazing in an open field with a man and woman, riding horseback, on the hill behind the herd.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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