Texas Rangers at the Brite Ranch

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Photograph of five Texas Rangers outside of the Brite Ranch near Marfa, Texas. L-R: Boone Oliphant, Lee Trimble, Clint Holden, Billie Duncan, and Jack Murdock. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1918.

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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 1134 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of five Texas Rangers outside of the Brite Ranch near Marfa, Texas. L-R: Boone Oliphant, Lee Trimble, Clint Holden, Billie Duncan, and Jack Murdock. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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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A Picture Report by McMinn White (Text)

A Picture Report by McMinn White

Paper by McMinn White that describes photographs of the Brite Ranch. Photos included, the Texas Rangers, alfalfa fields, the ranch's headquarters, and some of the ranch hands.

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A Picture Report by McMinn White, 1964.08_05, ark:/67531/metapth87654

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  • 1918

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2015, 4:25 p.m.

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Texas Rangers at the Brite Ranch, photograph, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87344/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.