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[Photograph of Sam Myres]

Description: Photograph of Sam Myres wearing a leather cowboy hat and a leather jacket with fringe on the sleeves. He has a white collared shirt on underneath and is wearing a bolo tie as well as a neck tie. He has a white mustache and white goatee. He is posing with his right arm across his chest.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of Harry Truman and Sam Myres]

Description: Photograph of Harry Truman and Sam Myres. They are facing each other and both holding on to what seems to be a belt. Myres is wearing a brown fringed jacket and a black neck tie. He has grey hair and a white mustache and goatee. Truman is wearing a suit with a white shirt underneath and a black and white tie. He is also wearing glasses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Truman, Harry
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of Sam Myres and Herb Glass]

Description: Photograph of Sam Myres and antique weapons curator, Herb Glass, looking at a gun that Sam Myres is holding. Myres is wearing a cowboy hat and a fringed jacket with gloves. Glass is wearing a suit with a name tag. They are standing in front of a display of several guns with a sign above that says "Herb Glass Bullville New York". There are two posters on the sides of the gun display.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of the interior of the S. D. Myres Saddle Company]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the S. D. Myres Saddle Company Shop. From the shape of the walls, it looks to be the inside of the Sweetwater shop, however the light fixtures seem to fit the time period he would have been in the El Paso Shop. The photograph shows a room with dozens of saddles in the forefront as well as other Western related gear hanging on the walls and ceiling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of Sam Myres, two men and a woman hanging up a sign]

Description: Photograph of Sam Myres, a woman, and two men who are hanging up a sign on a tree that reads, "Notice! Today is Frontier Day in El Paso" with "Sheriff Capt. Falby" written below that. Myres is wearing a fringed jacket and a cowboy hat with black pants and a black neck tie. The woman is wearing a brown fur coat and a collared dress with a printed pattern on the front of the dress. She is wearing ankle strap heeled shoes. The man on the right is wearing a brown western suit, brown neck tie, and brown cowboy hat. The man on the left seems to be the sheriff, he has a black long-sleeve shirt on, white tie, and white cowboy hat. He is hitting the nail in on the sign with the butt of his gun. He also has an elaborately designed gun holster on his hip. There is a crowd standing behind them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Myres and the 101 Ranch saddle]

Description: Newspaper clipping that talks about Sam Myres and the saddle that he made for Col. Joe Miller of the 101 Ranch. This saddle was made of hand-carved leather with trimmings of silver and gold as well as 246 diamonds and rubies.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bishop, Curtis
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Newspaper article featuring Sam Myres and three saddles made by him]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring Sam Myres and three of his saddles made by the S. D. Myres Saddle Company. His article is featured in the El Paso Herald-Post and contains a picture of Myres standing behind the three saddles. The saddles were made to be givent o the boy and girl grand champions and the girl reserve champion of the Southwestern Championship Kids Rodeo.
Date: August 14, 1950
Creator: El Paso Herald-Post
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Sam Myres and his Buscadero Gunbelt]

Description: Newspaper clipping that talks about Sam Myres and his role as the inventor of the Buscadero Gunbelt. This belt was extremely efficient due to the fact that the belt "canted the pistol butt forward, and the holster toe backward, permitting the wearer to whip out his pistol efficiently and quickly." It goes on to explain that buscadero means "the one who is hunted" or "the one who was hunted." In the top right of the article, there are two pictures, the one on the left is a headshot of Sam Myres from the chest up. He is wearing a tan suit with a tan cowboy hat. On the left, there is a picture of Captain John R. Hughes of the Texas Rangers who assisted in the invention of the Buscadero belt. In the picture he is wearing suit with a black tie, tan cowboy hat, and white beard.
Date: January 12, 1962
Creator: Braddy, Haldeen
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Sam Myres and Marcie Long]

Description: Newspaper clipping with Sam Myres and Marcie Long pictured side by side with a white horse in the background. Long is wearing a black fringed jacket, brown hat and is holding a bucket purse in her right hand. Myres is wearing a brown fringed jacket with black gloved and a black cowboy hat. Below the picture there is a write up about Myres saying that he is famous among stockmen and cowboys for his impeccable saddles and his reputation for helping with the war effort by donating saddles to the military.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of Sam Myres posing with a man and two children]

Description: Photograph of Sam Myres wearing a black cowboy hat, a button up jacket, and a white button up shirt tucked in. He is also wearing dark pants and cowboy boots. To his right, there is a man wearing a white button up shirt with a tan cowboy hat. To his right, there is a young girl with short curly hair wearing a button up top, she is holding a white cowboy hat. Next to her is a young boy who is wearing a cowboy hat and striped button up shirt. There is a horse to the far right slightly in the back. In the very back of the photograph is a wooden fence. They are standing outside in what seems to be a corral.
Date: September 5, 1949
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of Sam Myres with the champion cowgirl of El Paso]

Description: Photograph of Sam Myres and the Champion cowgirl. Myres is wearing a fringed jacket and a cowboy hat. The woman is wearing a shiny button up shirt tucked into trousers. The woman and Myres are holding an elaborately designed saddle with "Champion Cowgirl El Paso" engraved onto it. They are standing in front of a cement wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Photograph of the inside of the S. D. Myres Saddle Company]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the S. D. Myres Saddle Company. In the forefront of the picture there are several saddles in two rows. Behind them are six men facing the camera. To the right of them is a glass case with several items inside. the man in the direct forefront is wearing overalls, to his right there is a man in a brown smock. To his left, the remaining three men are wearing dark suits with ties and a white shirt on underneath. The saddles in the forefront are intricately engraved.
Date: unknown
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum