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[Bones and fossils in Big Bend]

Description: Close-up photograph of woolly mammoth bones and fossils embedded in the soil, near Marfa, Texas. A red trowel is visible near the top of the image. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The land turned against the 'thundering lizards,' and the Age of mammals came upon the earth" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Collection of fossils in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of bones and fossils that have been partially excavated from soil, with a trowel in front of them on the ground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "This beast watered at a lake which was once in the Big Bend. His feet were caught in the sticky mud, and the mammoth, unable to move, was preserved" (pp. 1-2).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mastodon Dig Site Near Seguin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mastodon dig site near Seguin, Texas. There is an individual standing in the dig site and there are some unearthed bones protruding from the earth. There is a broom and other surveying equipment located in the site.
Date: January 1983
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Man Playing Cow Bones]

Description: Color photograph of a man named John Henry "Bones" Nobles playing the cow bones as musical instruments at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A microphone is positioned to pick up the sound of his playing. He is wearing a red kaftan shirt and a tan beret. A pair of cymbols are visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[John Henry (Bones) Nobles and his Rib Bones]

Description: Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, playing rib bones of a cow at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tribal shirt, a leopard-print beret and has a long gray mustache and goatee. He is shaking the bones in his right hand.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Metal Tool Touching Spinal Column]

Description: Slide of a partial spinal column within a lightly excavated mound of dirt. An upturned hand on the top left holds a slender metal utensil, as if about to touch the specimen. In the back right corner, slightly out of focus, an array of both fractured and whole bones can be seen. Some of these appear to have a head, similar to that of a femur or other bones found in limbs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Burnet County Historical Commission

[John Henry (Bones) Nobles with Fan]

Description: Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, with a fan at the Texas Folklife Festival. Nobles is on the right wearing an African tribal shirt and a leopard-print beret. He has a long gray mustache and goatee. The fan, on the left, is an older woman with graying hair and a navy blue shirt.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Musician John Henry Nobles]

Description: Photograph of John Henry Nobles, also known as Bones, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bones, a musician from Beaumont, Texas, sits on the edge of a low stage with his feet in the grass, wearing a felt beret with a colorful shirt and pants. He sits next to a man wearing a white shirt and translucent sunglasses.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Evolution of Horses Shown by Horse Skulls

Description: Photograph of a table diagram showing the evolution of horses through several different types of skulls. The skulls are lined up, most evolved and biggest on top to the smallest on bottom. The poster has several words on it that read, from top to bottom, "Quarternary or Age of Man, 1,000,000 Years, Pleistocene Epoch. Tertiary Age of Mammals: 50,000,000 Years. Pliocene Epoch, Miocene Epoch, Oligocene Epoch, Eocene Epoch, Mesozoic Epochs".
Date: January 1969
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum