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[Beef Calves at Food and Livestock Show]

Description: Photograph of people showing their beef calves. A handwritten note on the back of the photo describes it: "Fourteen heavy weight beef calves weighing 819 pounds and over showed in Travis County's Third Annual Food and Livestock Show on the 26th and 27th of March 1947. These calves were sold at auction in Austin for an average of 29 cents per pound." The livestock show took place in Rosewood Park.
Date: March 1947
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Downtown Waco]

Description: Photograph of downtown Waco with cars, including a police car, parked on the street and several businesses visible, including Harry Kestner Furniture, Hardware, and Appliances, John Q. Fitch Co. General Electric Appliances, Willie's Cafe, J. B. Holder & Co. Cotton, and W. D. Hunter Cotton.
Date: 1967~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Longhorn cattle in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of three longhorns in Big Bend ranch, standing in a fenced area in front of a desert area with a mountain in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "His [Don Milton Faver's] entire herd of three hundred cattle was run off by the Indians, leaving him with only thirty or forty calves which were in a corral. From this meager beginning, he built a second herd of ten to twenty thousand" (p. 6).
Date: 1969~
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Map showing Cattle Trails as used from 1866 to 1895

Description: Map of the cattle trails throughout Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas, used to travel northward to markets and shipping points. The map also includes state boundaries, major towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: 1935
Creator: Loveless, A. C. & Potter, Jack
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a horse and wagon decorated as a parade float with flowers and American flags. One young boy is riding the horse, and four people of various ages are sitting in the wagon under umbrellas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Miller
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Big Bend landscape with tractors]

Description: Photograph of farm fields in front of a mountain range, located in the Big Bend area. Several tractors and wagons are visible on dirt roads around the fields and desert scrub is visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The two to three hundred acres behind the mission have been given the title of 'the oldest piece of land continuously used for farming in North America'" (p. 4).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Ranch home in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Cibolo ranch home in Presidio, surrounded by desert trees and landscape. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The first Anglo-American rancher in the Big Bend was Don Milton Faver. He established three ranch headquarters when he came in 1857. His first cattle were Mexican longhorns which he branded with a 'lazy F' on the left hip " (pp. 5-6).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Combined Buckle and Trace or Breeching Loop

Description: Patent for a "device whereby, in a harness, the back-band and belly-band may readily be connected to a trace-buckle, or a breeching-loop or 'trace-square'" (lines 10-13) without sewing the buckle into other harness pieces.
Date: August 10, 1886
Creator: Kay, William V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas: Zapata Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Zapata, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, borders, water bodies, farms and ranches, and landmarks. Most of the map is comprised of intentionally blank, unsurveyed land. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Brown, Earl L.; Nicholas, R. U.; Minter, William H.; Temple, R. C.; Heap, F. C.; Patrum, W. G. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: El Sauz Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of El Sauz, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, ranches and farms, creeks, rivers, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Includes red overprint of road classifications. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1959
Creator: Waugh, W. H.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Kenda, P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library