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Rangers and sovereignty

Description: A book about Texas Rangers and the events they took part in. Some of the contents detail the battles that the Rangers fought in, the different criminals they dealt with, and some of the events in their own personal lives.
Date: 1914
Creator: Roberts, Dan W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Texas Ranger Captains]

Description: Four men standing behind a seated man on a porch. Back reads: "Texas Ranger Captains. Seated: Captain Dan Roberts. Standing L to R: Captain J. A. Brooks, Adjutant General W. W. Sterling, former Ranger Captain Frank A Hamer and Captain John R. Hughes."
Date: August 30, 1932
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Rangers]

Description: Group portrait of six men. Back reads: "Adjutant General W. W. Sterling with group of Rangers on steps of Capitol."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Rangers]

Description: Group portrait of seven men on the steps of the Capitol. Back reads: "Adjutant General Sterling, Roxie and group of Rangers."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Ranger Captain Joe Shely and wife, Mary Shely

Description: Photograph of Captain Joe and Mrs. Mary Shely, posed for a cabinet portrait, studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. The photo shows the couple from mid-chest up. Their heads are tilted together. Captain Shely has a bushy mustache and well-trimmed, dark hair. Mrs. Shely has tightly curled, dark hair. She is wearing a dark pleated dress or blouse with a broach at the neck. Captain Shely is wearing a dark suit with something other than a tie at the neck, possibly an ascot, with a white shirt collar. His top button is buttoned, making the neck tight. The next button is undone.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Men and women kneeling around a stone]

Description: Photographic print of nine men and women kneeling around a stone with "D. Rugeley" painted on it in white. Another women is standing partially out of the frame at the left. According to a paper taped to the back of the image, the picture was probably taken at the site where John DeForest Rugeley was killed (Sept. 1862) at Woodbury, TN during the Civil War. Rugeley was in Co. B of Terry's Texas Rangers and was from Matagorda County. Rugeley's sister Minnie married Col. Philip E. Peareson and moved to Richmond in 1867. See paper on back of photo for additional family information. Substrate has been cropped close to image at bottom, right, and top sides. Substrate at left side is missing several large pieces. An 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm triangle is missing from the image at the center top. Upper right corner of image is missing. 4 cm semi-circular area is missing from image near bottom of right edge. Small triangular area is missing from image at bottom left.
Date: 1905
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace]

Description: Photograph of William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace, a famous Texas Ranger. He stands next to a low stone wall studio prop in front of a backdrop painted with a landscape. The back of the photograph provides a printed biography of him. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Texas Rangers in Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of ten Texas Rangers, nine on horseback, and one on foot to the right. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "A. J. Sowell with the + mark over head. Taken at Laredo while in the Ranger service under Capt. J. J. Sanders, 1911. Capt Sanders on right with chimney in back where + is marked."
Date: 1911
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Henderson County Lynchers

Description: Photograph of the Henderson County Lynchers in front of a jailhouse. Four Texas Rangers are also present in the picture, squatting down in front of the lynchers. Inscription on the back reads "Lynchers being transferred to Anderson Co. for trail. Lynchers who lynched the Humphries."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group portrait of Texas Rangers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Texas rangers. Each ranger is holding a rifle of their own. Identified on the back are Jim King, Bass Outlaw, Riley Boston, Charles Fusselman, -- Derbin, Ernest Rodgers, Charles Barton, Walter Jones, Bob Bell, Cal Aten, Captain frank Jones, Walter Durbin, JIm Robinson, and Frank Schmidt.
Date: 1932
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Andrew Jackson Sowell, Texas Ranger]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Jackson Sowell, a Texas Ranger, holding a rifle by the barrel in his right hand, and a knife in his left. Portrait was taken in a studio with a painted background depicting a landscape. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1871
Creator: Barr, D. P.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Navajo Saddle Blanket]

Description: Navajo Saddle Blanket. Red, Black and White Patterned. Belonged to donors great grandfather who acquired the blanket while pursuing a criminal into Colorado during his service as a Texas Ranger. Blanket Believed to be over 100yrs old.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum