[Cattle Branding]

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In this photograph, there are two men branding what appears to be a calf in a wooden pen. The man holding the brand is fairly young, wearilng loose, lightly-colored clothing, a hat and and tall boots. He is facing a slightly older man who is sitting on the calf. The second man has a moustache and is wearing a light shirt, dark pants, and what appears to be a leather apron as well as a hat. The calf is white with darker spots. Behind them, there is a third man, also dressed in light clothing, who is only partially visible, ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.25 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 211 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

In this photograph, there are two men branding what appears to be a calf in a wooden pen. The man holding the brand is fairly young, wearilng loose, lightly-colored clothing, a hat and and tall boots. He is facing a slightly older man who is sitting on the calf. The second man has a moustache and is wearing a light shirt, dark pants, and what appears to be a leather apron as well as a hat. The calf is white with darker spots. Behind them, there is a third man, also dressed in light clothing, who is only partially visible, walking near a tall wooden fence that surrounds them. The left side of the photograph is partially obscured by a white spot. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says, "Gus Bogel brands one for his dad, W.W. Bogel, at the Perdiz pens."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.25 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, 6:19 p.m.

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  • Oct. 9, 2009, 4:20 p.m.

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[Cattle Branding], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40151/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.