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[Two bobcats at Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of two bobcats drinking from a body of water at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Ranchers often have to hunt mountain lion, coyote, and bobcat to protect their flocks of sheep and newborn calves" (p. 11).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

CCC Service Camp

Description: Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture was taken in 1933, during the depression, when President Roosevelt held office. It shows a CCC Service Camp, which was formed so that the people could work. Their jobs were at making roads on the Chisos Mountain, where Big Bend is now located. The government paid the federal workers according to their duties and responsibilities under several different pay plans. They lived in these camps and were allowed to leave every fifteen days to go to the nearest town."
Date: 1933
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Big Bend of Texas

Description: This book contains numerous photographs of the Big Bend area with descriptions. Featured photographs include images from Fort Stockton, Marfa, Capote Canyon, Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis, Presidio, and others.
Date: 192u
Creator: Albertype Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Bighorn sheep at Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of two male and one female bighorn sheep on the side of a hill or mountain, surrounded by desert brush and bushes at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Bighorn sheep are being reintroduced in the rocky mountains of the Black Gap Game Preserve" (p. 11).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Body of water at Big Bend National Park surrounded by buildings and hills]

Description: Photograph a river winding through the desert landscape at Big Bend National Park. Some buildings are visible in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The native has a deep respect of the land which the traveler must quickly learn if he takes it upon himself to stray from the trails" (p. 10).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mountains and shrubbery at Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of mountains at Big Bend National Park, taken from between two mountain peaks overlooking a valley. Another mountain peak is in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Work was begun in 1934 to establish a national park out of the newly created Big Bend State Park. It wasn't until nine years later that the park became a reality" (p. 10).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mountains and hills at Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of a mountain peak and grassy hills in Big Bend National Park; a group of cacti are visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Long termed as 'the end of the world' of the 'jumping off' place, the thorns and rocks and adverse geography with the land's beautiful and unusual contrasts have been enjoyed by many people who pass through the Big Bend National Park" (p. 10).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of a body of water at Big Bend National Park, with hills and mountain ridges rising up on either side and in the background of the photo. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Long termed as 'the end of the world' of the 'jumping off' place, the thorns and rocks and adverse geography with the land's beautiful and unusual contrasts have been enjoyed by many people who pass through the Big Bend National Park" (p. 10).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Head of cattle in a field near Marfa]

Description: Photograph of a herd of brown-and-white cattle in a grassy field; there are mountains in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Cattle ranching is the primary industry of this country. The major breeds raised are Hereford, Brahmas, Angus, and Charolais" (p. 11).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Javelina at Big Bend National Park]

Description: Photograph of a javelina at Big Bend National Park. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Rattlesnake, badger, and Javelina make the dry, brushy areas their domain. Many ranch children have raised baby Javelinas into fine pets" (p. 11).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Rio Grande river near Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of the Rio Grande River near the Big Bend area. Threes and brush are visible on both banks. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The first white man to enter the Big Bend area was the Spaniard, Cabeza de Vaca, who led an expedition in 1535. The later expedition of Antonio de Espejo left a better record of the Indians found along the Rio Grande" (p. 3).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Big Bend Ranch State Park

Description: Card advertising Big Bend Ranch State Park with brief descriptive information and a summary of activities, facilities, and other features of the location.
Date: 2012
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department