Baby Bighorn Sheep

Description

Photograph of a man with a baby big-horn sheep taken from the Black Gap Area. This little sheep was used in disease research. A windmill stands in the background. This photo was included in a research paper by Paula Kilpatric for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

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1 photographic print: color; 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 2550 times , with 36 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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Description

Photograph of a man with a baby big-horn sheep taken from the Black Gap Area. This little sheep was used in disease research. A windmill stands in the background. This photo was included in a research paper by Paula Kilpatric for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

Physical Description

1 photographic print: color; 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

Notes

User Feedback: "This photo was taken in 1968 at the Black Gap Wildlife Management Area south of Marathon, Texas in the Big Bend country of Brewster County The young man in the photo is yours truly, Jack Kilpatric. The lamb was captured for use in a disease research project that was being conducted at Texas A&M University."

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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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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • March 21, 2017, 3:06 p.m.

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Baby Bighorn Sheep, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87574/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.