Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures - 49 Matching Results

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Cowboys Having Dinner in Coke County, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.
Date: 1889
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Written land agreement between H. Howard, A.J. Rigsby and J.M. Northworth, October 11 1888]

Description: This document is an agreement by Hartsford Howard, party of the first part, and A.J. Rigsby and J.M. Northworth, parties of the second part, on a portion of land. The land was part of the Washington-Howard Survey in Hood County. The agreement was for the cultivation of cotton, corn, wheat, oats and millet. The document was witnessed by J.C. Donathan.
Date: October 11, 1888
Creator: Donathon F.C.
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Commerce Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1888

Description: Aerial photograph of Ft. Worth at Commerce Street in 1888. In the center is a large strip of buildings, homes and businesses, surrounded with dirt roads and more homes across those streets. A store on the right corner of the black has a sign that reads, "Black Smith Shop". In the foreground are dirt trakcs, a telephone pole, and a few horse-drawn wagons.
Date: 1888
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of LS Ranch in Oldham County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the LS Ranch. In the foreground is a river with tall dead trees on either side. Up the hill from the river are two large houses connected by a wall. The house facing the viewer has a large front porch. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "LS Ranch 1887, Oldham County, Texas".
Date: 1887
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

OX Ranch

Description: Group of cowboys at dinner time on the OX Ranch. This photo was taken in 1886 upon the spot where Childress, Texas stands today. The OX Ranch covered parts of Childress, Hardeman and Cottle Counties. The ranch headquarters was about 10 miles southeast. -
Date: 1886
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of a roundup on Bar CC Rance in 1886, near the old ranch headquarters on Wolf Creek. Jas McKenzie the ranch manager, is in the center on the bobtailed horse and Ed Brainard, the range boss, is the furthest man on the right.
Date: 1886
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library