[Sheared sheep roundup]

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Photograph of four cowboys on horseback rounding up sheep in pens. A group of sheared sheep are in a pen in the foreground and a group of unsheared sheep are grouped on the other side of the fence, with the cowboys spread out behind them. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Although modern inventions have made ranching easier, the truck can't compare to the cow pony when it is time for round-up" (p. 11).

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1969.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 26 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

The Marfa Public Library materials include photographs that document their local history. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • Main Title: [Sheared sheep roundup]
  • Added Title: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 104

Description

Photograph of four cowboys on horseback rounding up sheep in pens. A group of sheared sheep are in a pen in the foreground and a group of unsheared sheep are grouped on the other side of the fence, with the cowboys spread out behind them. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Although modern inventions have made ranching easier, the truck can't compare to the cow pony when it is time for round-up" (p. 11).

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

The Marfa Public Library contributes its collection of photographs that document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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My Land, My Heritage, My Hope (Paper)

My Land, My Heritage, My Hope

Paper submitted to the Junior Historical Society state writing contest held by the Texas State Historical Society, discussing historical landmarks, landscape, and people of Marfa. This written speech accompanied photographic slides (noted in the text with slide numbers).

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  • 1969

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:14 p.m.

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  • April 2, 2015, 11:38 a.m.

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[Sheared sheep roundup], photograph, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39610/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.