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B. Y. Sawyer

Description: Studio photograph of B.Y. Sawyer as a young boy. He is smiling and barefoot and wearing a white shirt with a large plaid bow-tie and short striped pants. On the floor in front of him is a toy train and behind him are large curtains and a toy cat. Printed on the mat below the photograph is, "Atlantic and Pacific, View Company. Headquarters, Los Angeles, California."
Date: unknown
Creator: Atlantic and Pacific View Company
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Will Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Will Ellis from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit with the top button fastened. Underneath the jacket is a white collar and necktie. His hair is dark and parted on the side. Printed on the bottom of the mat is, "Blackburn, Houston. Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Blackburn
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Cowboy on Horseback

Description: Photograph of a cowboy riding a saddled horse. He is wearing a cowboy hat, jacket and boots. Behind him is a barbed wire and wooden fence and in the background is a large ranch house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Riley
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Cowboy on Horseback

Description: Photograph of a cowboy riding a saddled horse. He is wearing a cowboy hat, jacket and boots. Behind him is a barbed wire and wooden fence and in the background is a large ranch house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Riley
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Cowboy on Horseback

Description: Photograph of a cowboy seated on a saddled horse. He is wearing a cowboy hat, jacket and boots. Behind him is a barbed wire and wooden fence and in the background is a large ranch house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Riley
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of a hotel being moved from Demmitt (45 mi. away) into Plainview, Texas in 1893. It was supported by eight wagons that were pulled by 32 horses. Businesses along the street include a hotel, Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc. and City Drug Store.
Date: 1893
Creator: Britain's Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of the downtown area in Plainview, Texas in 1897 showing businesses on the west side of the square. Two freighting teams, comprised of horses and carts, fill the block. Businesses include: Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc.; Irick and Dyer Groceries; City Drug Store; Williams Bro's. Cheap Cash Store; and Donohoo and Ware Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries and Hardware.
Date: 1897
Creator: Britain's Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cowboy and Cattle

Description: Photograph of a cowboy on horseback watching a field of cattle. The cowboy is wearing a denim jacket, boots and a cowboy hat. In the background is a calf nursing from a female cow.
Date: unknown
Creator: Browarny, Walt
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Description: Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show, 1916

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show. In the foreground are cattle standing on hay with a brick floor. Sitting behind them are seven men in dark suits with vests, boots, watch chains and cowboy hats. There is a large banner behind them that reads, "Nat. Feeders & Breeders Show 1916, Famous "6666", GRAND CHAMPIONS. Raised by S.B. Burnett, Fed by Sid Williams. Bought by Swift & Company. 12 cts. Highest Price Cattle U.S. 1916." Behind the banner are the Ft. Worth Stockyards and the Swift & Co. building with a smokestack.
Date: 1916
Creator: Bryant Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library