[Photograph of Bogel Boys After a Hunt]

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In this photograph, there are two young men standing in front of a dead cat. The boys are both dressed casually and wearing cowboy hats. Each of them is resting a rifle on the ground next to him, holding the muzzle in his right hand. The taller boy, to the right, is also wearing a belt of ammunition and holding some kind of horn in his left hand. The animal in front of them is a large cat, most likely a mountain lion (a related source refers to it as a panther) which is posed on the ground. There is ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.75 x 6.75 in.

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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 401 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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In this photograph, there are two young men standing in front of a dead cat. The boys are both dressed casually and wearing cowboy hats. Each of them is resting a rifle on the ground next to him, holding the muzzle in his right hand. The taller boy, to the right, is also wearing a belt of ammunition and holding some kind of horn in his left hand. The animal in front of them is a large cat, most likely a mountain lion (a related source refers to it as a panther) which is posed on the ground. There is also something off to the left, possibly another animal. The ground they are standing on appears to be bare and, in the background there is a house made of brick with a porch. To the left, there is a tree and a fence as well as some other indistinguishable objects behind the hunters. An accompanying note reads: "l to r - Gus Bogel, Graves Bogel, Sauceda ranch-house."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.75 x 6.75 in.

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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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:27 p.m.

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[Photograph of Bogel Boys After a Hunt], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40121/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.