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[Cattle Sales Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing records of cattle sales for the O'Connor Brothers and Dennis Martin O'Connor. The ledger includes brand, number of cattle, class, to whom sold, owner, price, and whether it was paid.
Date: [1888..1893]
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

Animal Brander

Description: Patent for an animal brander with interchangeable characters and a holder for the characters.
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Hayes, Monard Vinson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Denton County

Description: Hand-drawn map of Denton County by Mrs. Sena Mounts Wright that was hung behind the checkout desk at the Denton Public Library. The brands of various Texas ranches are visible on either side of the map.
Date: July 31, 1949
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two men branding a calf]

Description: Photograph of two men branding a cow in a field. The cow is pinned at the head by one, and the leg is held by another. Neither man's face is visible from the front, both have a partial profile view.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Five cowboys branding a calf]

Description: Photograph of five men in work or western wear, close up, branding a cow. In the background a herd of cows stand to the left, and the right side of the frame shows two trucks with cattle trailers attached.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two cowboys branding a calf]

Description: Photograph in an above shot of two men and one cow cattle branding at Marion Flynt Ranch, Midland, Texas. The men are dressed in cowboy or western wear, both kneel on the ground, holding an auburn and white calf. One holds the calf's head, the other holds a hind leg. The grass is tan and brown around them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Device for Marking Live Stock.

Description: Patent for improvement in devices for marking livestock by using steel blades either to cut or heated to burn the surface of livestock’s skin. (Lines 71-73) There is no mistaking the marks of one owner from those of another. (Lines 85-86) Illustration is included.
Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: Conine, Frederick B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. At a ranch, cowboys drive cattle to branding. Visitors to the White Deer Land Museum look at period furniture, wagon parts, and arrowheads. At a military museum, a United States Army helicopter and an airplane are displayed outside. Indoors, a guide shows Nazi military knives, a P38 pistol, and other weapons to a visiting man and boy. An outdoor sculpture of a musical staff displays the opening measures of Woody Guthrie's song "This Land is Your Land". The film’s various other shots of Pampa sites and inhabitants include: the Gray County Court House, Pampa Chamber of Commerce, Pampa Fire Department, Clarendon College, National Oilwell factory, Celanese factory, Cabot Corporation plant, men performing various tasks on heavy industrial machinery, men repainting the Harris Drugs storefront, and a colony of black-tailed prairie dog clans.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Parker Brand Book]

Description: Handwritten ledger containing a list of registered brands in Texas and surrounding states, including ear marks and branding symbols as well as the name and address of the holders.
Date: unknown
Partner: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Cattle Branding

Description: Photograph of Bud Stuckey, Mrs. Crossland, Dave Moser, Mrs. Combs, Roy Wells, and a man named Jim branding cattle. In the center of the photograph in the foreground is Mrs. Combs and Dave Moser holding down a calf. Bud Stuckey is branding the calf. Mrs. Crosshand stands beside him. Jim is on the right side of the frame and Roy Wells is on the left side. Behind them are many calves. They all wear button-up shirts, denim, coyboy hats and boots. Written on the top border in black ink is "Bud Stuckey. Mrs. Crossland." On the right border is, "Jim". On the bottom border is, "Mrs. Combs. Dave Moser." On the left side is, "Roy Wells."
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Men in a Pen with Cows]

Description: In this photograph, several men, dressed as cowboys (loose shirts, chaps, and cowboy hats) are standing in a wooden pen with cows. To the left, there is some sort of building outside the pen and in front of it, there is a man leaning over. There is a second man standing in the middle of the photograph watching something and two cows are in the pen behind him. To the right, there are two men watching a third man in the foreground who is grabbing onto something (possibly another cow). In the background, more cows are visible on the other side of the pen. On the back of the photograph there is a handwritten note: "Branding scene, W. W. Bogel Ranch. Nicolas Machuck looks over the operation."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library