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Branding a Calf

Description: Photograph of Juan Morales, Oscar Wells, and Clint Holden branding a calf in a corral on the Brite Ranch in 1941.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph

[Cavalry at Bloys Campground]

Description: This photograph shows a large group of people. In the front, there are five people sitting on a bench at a low table covered in books and other objects. There is a man in a suit standing in front of them, holding a United States flag on a pole. Back behind, there are people in uniform standing, and others sitting on horseback in a loose semi-circle. In the middle of the photograph there is someone with a movie camera. In the background, there are some trees and what appear to be some mountains. In the bottom right corner, there is a signature that says, "Keith, Marfa." On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that reads, "1944. Big Bend Cavalry, Bloys camp meeting grounds. George Jones commander, R. J. Bledsoe adjutant. Met at Bloys camp mtg. grounds. Joe Peeney standing near table."
Date: c. 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Ft. Davis Catholic Church]

Description: The Catholic church home where the Crosson family stayed in Ft. Davis. George Francis Crosson is standing in the far left middle of the photograph.
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Highland Cows]

Description: Large enclosed wooden pen of Highland cows on the Crosson ranch. The cows accompanied their calves to town. The calves were shipped to feed lots while the cows were returned to the Crosson ranch.
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph

The Luis Morales Family

Description: Photograph of the Morales family on horseback in 1949. (L-R): Luis Morales, Ben Morales, Adam Morales, and Sam Morales. They were long-time employees of the Brite Ranch in West Texas.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Juan Dominguez and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Juan Dominguez and three members of his band sitting on a bench on the side of a street with cars parked on the curb behind them. The instruments included in the band are a violin, guitar, trombone, and saxophone.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph