Branding Cattle at the Brite Ranch

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Photographic postcard of cowboys branding cattle on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. It has the name "Bill Bailey" written on the back and it is addressed to Mr. C.E. Brite in Brite, Tex and it is postmarked September 1, 1921 in Marfa, Texas.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1921~.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by the Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 410 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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

Photographic postcard of cowboys branding cattle on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. It has the name "Bill Bailey" written on the back and it is addressed to Mr. C.E. Brite in Brite, Tex and it is postmarked September 1, 1921 in Marfa, Texas.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 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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  • 1921~

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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • Oct. 1, 2014, 7:24 a.m.

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Branding Cattle at the Brite Ranch, postcard, 1921~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87338/: accessed July 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.

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