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First Ranch House in West Texas

Description: Photograph of the old Hank Smith house, the first ranch house in west Texas. There is a windmill and some rock walls in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of West Texas Picnic]

Description: Photograph of three women and a man eating in a field with four horses. Written on the back of the photo, "A pioneer West Texas picnic party, Misses Mary, Annie and Lelia Smith, and George Mayes eating watermelon which washed down the Blanco Canyon during a flood in 1899."
Date: 1899
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library