Dipping Cattle on the Bogel Ranch

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This photograph shows a vat for dipping cattle and many people standing around it. The people are all wearing light colored shirts, dark pants, and cowboy hats. According to the related report, the people are Graves, Woodworth, and Sarah Bogel (left to right) with Mexican cowhands. The foreground is focused on the dipping vats which is a canal of concrete with wooden gates and filled half-full with water. In the background, there are some other fences, what appears to be part of a wagon to the far right and mountains in the distance.

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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 685 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Description

This photograph shows a vat for dipping cattle and many people standing around it. The people are all wearing light colored shirts, dark pants, and cowboy hats. According to the related report, the people are Graves, Woodworth, and Sarah Bogel (left to right) with Mexican cowhands. The foreground is focused on the dipping vats which is a canal of concrete with wooden gates and filled half-full with water. In the background, there are some other fences, what appears to be part of a wagon to the far right and mountains in the distance.

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

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:27 p.m.

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  • Oct. 9, 2009, 4:55 p.m.

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Dipping Cattle on the Bogel Ranch, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40123/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.