Sheriff George Boothe, 1937-1938

Description

Portrait of George Boothe, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, standing out-of-doors in front of an unidentified building. He is wearing a light-colored uniform with a dark tie as well as a hat and utility belt holding bullets. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Sheriff Boot[he"]. George Boothe, 1937 to 1938, Mrs. Geo. Boothe was appointed sherrif [sic] in May 1939 due to the death of her husband." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherriff [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, 1990."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 19 cm., in frame 26 x 21 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1937/1938.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Wilson County Historical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 60 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Creator

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Donor

  • Bauman Donated to WCHS by Sheriff "Pete" Bauman, 1990

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Wilson County Historical Society

Wilson County Historical Society contributes its collection of photographs of people, places, and structures that show the rich history of Wilson County, often called the "Cradle of Texas Ranching."

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Description

Portrait of George Boothe, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, standing out-of-doors in front of an unidentified building. He is wearing a light-colored uniform with a dark tie as well as a hat and utility belt holding bullets. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Sheriff Boot[he"]. George Boothe, 1937 to 1938, Mrs. Geo. Boothe was appointed sherrif [sic] in May 1939 due to the death of her husband." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherriff [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, 1990."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 19 cm., in frame 26 x 21 cm.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: WCHS-201115
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1996.202.1-1D
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth307674

Collections

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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Creation Date

  • 1937/1938

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1937 - 1938

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 14, 2013, 9:20 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Sheriff George Boothe, 1937-1938, photograph, 1937/1938; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth307674/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wilson County Historical Society.