[Cowboys of the OX Ranch]

Description

Photograph of a group of cowboys sitting cross legged on the grass during a meal. There are a few pots scattered around and behind the cowboys on the far right and there is a wagon in the background. Some of the cowboys are holding plates and eating utensils in their laps.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w ; 8 in. x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1898.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Childress County Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 746 times , with 14 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Childress County Heritage Museum

The Childress County Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic photos from the 1880s to the 1950s. Images feature the local city streets and businesses; area ranches; the FW&D Railway Co; and the Childress Army Air Field during WWII. They have also contributed hundreds of items to the Rescuing Texas History, 2007 collection.

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Description

Photograph of a group of cowboys sitting cross legged on the grass during a meal. There are a few pots scattered around and behind the cowboys on the far right and there is a wagon in the background. Some of the cowboys are holding plates and eating utensils in their laps.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w ; 8 in. x 10 in.

Notes

Written on the back of the photograph:

"Pioneer Roundup... OX Ranch in 1898

That's an OX chuckwagon, Pardner, in 1898, and to this day Knox Crews of Plainview can tell who some of the cowpokes are.

Left to right they are Bill Lemons, Baker, Wade O'Neal, Walker, Earnest Hunt, Knox Crews, Odis O'Neal, two unidentified, the cook, Daddy O'Neal, and Charles Womack of Quanah.

In the inset picture there's Andy Scott on the donkey and Rush Crews, deceased, Ed O'dell, Lubbock, is second from the right and at the extreme right is C.E. Crews, deceased, another of the Crews brothers.

From Photo Collection of Knox Crews
Herald-News Engraving
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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • 1898

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  • Feb. 18, 2008, 9:29 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Cowboys of the OX Ranch], photograph, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34630/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Childress County Heritage Museum.