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Life of the Bogel Family

Description: This report is a brief biography of William Woodworth Bogel and his children, focusing in particular on Gus Bogel and his wife, Annie Maude Bogel.
Date: 1966
Creator: Belt, Becky
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Description: This report is written in two sections giving brief biographies of William Woodworth Bogel and his wife Sarah Newton Bogel. The report also includes a poem written by Mr. Whittier and dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Bogel.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Rojo, Margarita
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ranching in the Early Days

Description: This paper starts with a brief introduction regarding the Bogel family and then talks about life on a ranch in the Marfa, Texas area.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Wheelis, Mark
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[William Bogel and Father]

Description: This photograph shows a middle-aged man sitting in a chair with his arm around a boy who is standing to the right. Both of them are wearing dark suits with bow ties. The man has a moustache and beard and is sitting with his right leg crossed over the left. The background appears to be a wall indoors. A related source names the boy as William Bogel (father of William Woodworth Bogel) and his father in Germany.
Date: c. 1820
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Gus Bogel at Sauceda Ranch

Description: In this photograph, there is a man on horseback. The man is fairly young, dressed as a cowboy (wearing chaps, a vest, loose shirt, and hat) and the horse is darkly colored with white socks. They are standing in what appears to be a desert area in front of a building that seems to be half made of adobe and half of wood with a window in the adobe portion. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photograph reads "Gus Bogel" and "Sauceda Ranch" and is repeated on the back "Gus Bogel at Sauceda Ranch."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Chuck Wagon]

Description: In this photograph, there are four men standing around a parked wagon amidst some brush. Two men are standing to the left of the wagon, wearing work clothes and boots. They are standing in front of a small building with a fenced-in porch. There are some bundles sitting outside the porch, to the left of the wagon. To the right of the first two men, there is a third man in dark overalls with his hands in a silver tub, perhaps doing dishes. The tub is on a folded-out table on the back of a wagon with large wheels. Above the table, there are several shelves with various objects on them. In front of the wagon, there are a variety of buckets or pots sitting on the ground. The fourth man is leaning against the right side of the wagon and appears to be eating. The handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Chuck wagon at W. W. Bogel's Perdiz pens."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter from W. B. Hubbard]

Description: The letter from W. B. Hubbard is a brief explanation of the enclosures provided including a photocopy of an article that appeard in The Cattleman in 1937.
Date: December 17, 1983
Creator: Hubbard, W. B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Bogel Brothers]

Description: This photograph is a portrait of the four Bogel brothers in Germany. All four are wearing suits with bowties including vests and watch chains. In the center of the photograph, there is a decorative end table with books and other objects on top of it. Two of the brothers are standing behind the table, leaning on some of the items, and the other two are sitting in ornate chairs to either side of the table. They are standing in front of a wall with decorative moulding. A related source names them from left to right: Theodore, Gustave, August, and William (father of William Woodwoorth Bogel).
Date: c. 1835
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Portrait of W. W. Bogel]

Description: This photograph is a portrait of William Woodworth Bogel (visible from the chest up). He is an elderly man with a moustache dressed in a suit and tie; there is a pin through his tie and a handkerchief in his breast pocket. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "W. W. Bogel, Pioneer Rancher."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Two Women Posing in an Automobile]

Description: In this photograph, there are several people in an old-style automobile. In the front, at the wheel, there is an older woman in a suit and hat; in the backseat, a younger woman dressed in white is sitting with a small child. In the background, there is a house and several wooden fences. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel behind the wheel. Mrs. Woodworth Bogel, Jr. in rear seat. In front of Bogel home, 220 West Lincoln, Marfa. Posed. Mrs. W. W. Bogel never drove." The child is most likely W. W. Bogel, III.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Gus Bogel]

Description: In this photograph, a man, dressed casually and wearing a cowboy hat and a gun belt, is standing in front of a brick building that appears to have an aluminum roof. There is an open window in the building's wall and some scrub is growing beneath it. In the background to the right of the photograph, a wagon wheel is visible. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "A. J. (Gus) Bogel at Bogel Brothers' Sauceda Ranch. Banoit Times."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Cattle Branding]

Description: In this photograph, there are two men branding what appears to be a calf in a wooden pen. The man holding the brand is fairly young, wearilng loose, lightly-colored clothing, a hat and and tall boots. He is facing a slightly older man who is sitting on the calf. The second man has a moustache and is wearing a light shirt, dark pants, and what appears to be a leather apron as well as a hat. The calf is white with darker spots. Behind them, there is a third man, also dressed in light clothing, who is only partially visible, walking near a tall wooden fence that surrounds them. The left side of the photograph is partially obscured by a white spot. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says, "Gus Bogel brands one for his dad, W.W. Bogel, at the Perdiz pens."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Group of People Near a Tree]

Description: In this photograph, there are five people standing beneath a blooming tree. To the left, there is a young man in rolled-up pants and a dark jacket; he is holding the hand of the older woman next to him who is wearing a long, dark dress. In the middle, there is another older woman wearing a light-colored dress and holding what appears to be a bunch of flowers. To the right, there are two older men, wearing suits and hats. The one to the left has a pipe in his mouth and the one to the left is wearing tall boots. They are standing in the dirt in front of a sidewalk. In the background, there is a building with windows and a porch that looks like a house. At the bottom of the photograph, there are handwritten names labeling the woman to the left "Mrs. W. W. Bogel" and the man to the far right as "W. W. Bogel." A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Today, June 3, 1983, I showed this picture to Mrs. Jim Tyler. She said the young man is NOT Jim Tyler and that the two older people with Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bogel are NOT the R. E. L. Tylers." and is signed "W. B. Hubbard."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Out on a Summer Day

Description: In this photograph, there are three people standing in front of a small palm tree on short grass. The man on the left is wearing a suit and tie and a straw hat; he is holding a cane in his right hand and has his left arm around the shoulders of the woman next to him. The woman is standing between the two men, wearing a white jacket, skirt and hat. The two people on the left are middle aged, but the man on the far right is older and has a moustache. He is also wearing a suit, a bowtie, and a straw hat. The men also have flowers pinned to their jackets. On the back of the photograph, there are some handwritten notes that say "Sunday - August 29. 1926, 'Out on a Summer Day!'" and also the names of the people, although they are not very clear; one appears to be "Aunt Linda" (?) and one that says "Papa Bogel."
Date: August 29, 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Portrait of Jessie Bogel]

Description: This photograph is a portrait of Jessie Bogel Hubbard when she is an older woman with gray-streaked hair. She is wearing a dark patterned dress, a small necklace, and glasses. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Mrs. Harry J. (Jessie Bogel) Hubbard, [...] c. 1950."
Date: c. 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Small Group of People]

Description: In this photograph, there are four adults and a child sitting together in a group. To the left, there are two young women sitting in the back and an older woman sitting directly in front of them, leaning against their knees. The third woman is facing a man who is also sitting in the back and a little girl sitting in front of him. All of the people in the group are dressed up; the women are wearing dark-colored dresses and hats. The man is wearing a suit and tie and a hat. The little girl is wearing a dress with a plaid pattern. The two younger women are holding bottles and the man is holding a third bottle and is pouring it into a glass. Behind the group is a wall made of bricks. An accompanying handwritten note reads, "Left to right: ? , ? possibly Mrs. Augustus Julius Bogel, Sr. (W. W. Bogel's mother) of Shreveport, La. (visiting), Mrs. W. W. Bogel (Sarah Newton), W. W. Bogel (William Woodworth), the child ? possibly Jessie Bogel - oldest child of W. W. and Sarah Newton Bogel."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Picture of a mother and daughter]

Description: In this photograph, a mother and daughter, both in long white dresses, are standing together in front of a brick wall and flowering plants. The mother has her arm around the daughter's shoulders. In the background, to the right, a partial stairway leading to an open door and the arm of another woman are visible, A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Genevieve Bogle - Mrs. W. W. Bogel daughter - mother about 1916."
Date: c. 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

W. W. Bogel and Family

Description: In this photograph, the Bogel family is posing together for a portrait. The parents are sitting in the front row, flanked by two of their children, and the other five children are standing in the back row. The men are all wearing dark suits with neck- or bowties. Mrs. Bogel is wearing a striped dress and a cameo pin; her daughters are wearing light-colored dresses. According to accompanying information, the people in the picture are, left to right, 1st row: Edward Lindsey (Speck) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel, William Woodworth Bogel, Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel (Mrs. Everett Collins); 2nd row: Augustus Julius (Gus) Bogel, William Woodworth Bogel, Jr., Jessie Bogel Hubbard Kirk, Amos Graves Bogel, and Gallitzen Newton (Gallie) Bogel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Bloys Campmeeting]

Description: In this photograph, a group of 13 people (including two children) are standing in front of trees. All of the men and most of the women are wearing hats (and/or bonnets). At the bottom of the photograph there are several handwritten labels: "S. N. B., G. N. Bogel, Jessie B. H. [...] H. J. H. Jr., Eda Jenkins Hubbard, and W. W. Bogel" From left to right, there are: a woman in a white dress with dark-colored sleeves (S. N. B.); a man in a white shirt and bow-tie wearing dark glasses; a second woman in a white dress next to a younger woman wearing a darker-colored dress and bonnet and behind them there is a man wearing a white shirt and tie; a woman in a white dress with a dark pin at the collar holding the hand of a very young boy, also in white, and standing next to a slightly older boy in white with a square collar; a man (directly behind the boys) who appears to be wearing a uniform; two women in white dresses; another man in uniform; and an older man (W. W. Bogel) with a moustache who has something tucked into the waist of his slacks. Directly behind the men to the right, there is some sort of covered vehicle (a buggy or automobile). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Bloys Camp Meeting circa 1913/1916."
Date: [c. 1913 - 1916]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback]

Description: In this photograph, a young man (dressed in a light-colored shirt and chaps and wearing a cowboy hat) is sitting astride a horse. The horse is dark but has a white stripe down the middle of its face and three very short white socks. There is a coiled rope attatched to the saddle. They appear to be standing in a corral or yard of bare dirt. In the background, there is a wooden fence and a wooden structure with pegs and various items hanging on the side. There is also a sawhorse and several other objects on the ground to the right, in front of the building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Gus Bogel 1916."
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Gus Bogel]

Description: In this photograph, a young man (identified as Gus Bogel on the back of the photograph in a handwritten note) is standing in an area that appears to be a garden or backyard. The man is wearing a loose shirt and slacks, a tie, and cowboy boots. He is standing on grass and there are trees to either side. Behind him, there is some sort of wooden structure and a wooden swing or bench. There is a printed border around the outside of the photograph.
Date: c. 1927
Creator: Fox Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mrs. W. W. Bogel

Description: This photograph is a portrait of Sarah Newton Bogel. She appears to be middle-aged and is wearing a dress with a dark pattern and lace as well as a necklace. There is a typed caption under the photograph that says "Mrs. W. W. Bogel" as well as a handwritten note on the back that says, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel c. 1913." Additionally, there is a handwritten note accompanying the photograph that reads, "Mrs. William Woodworth (Sarah Newton) Bogel a real Marfa and Presidio County pioneer. She came to Marfa with her husband and daughter, Jessie - age 2 - in 1884. Photo made in 1913" signed "W. B. Hubbard."
Date: 1913
Creator: Cones
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Sarah Russell Bogel and her son]

Description: In this photograph, a woman and young boy are standing in the yard of a ranch. The woman is young and wearing a loose, white dress. The little boy is wearing a loose shirt with overalls and is petting two dark-colored dogs. They are standing directly in front of a large wooden wagon. In the background, there is a building made of brick, a large pile of wood and a fence and mountains in the distance. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "Sarah Russell Bogel (Mrs. William Woodworth Bogel, Jr.) and William Woodworth Bogel III (Billy B.) at W. W. Bogel's Charco Larco Ranch circa 1913-14."
Date: [c. 1913]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Bogel Boys After a Hunt]

Description: In this photograph, there are two young men standing in front of a dead cat. The boys are both dressed casually and wearing cowboy hats. Each of them is resting a rifle on the ground next to him, holding the muzzle in his right hand. The taller boy, to the right, is also wearing a belt of ammunition and holding some kind of horn in his left hand. The animal in front of them is a large cat, most likely a mountain lion (a related source refers to it as a panther) which is posed on the ground. There is also something off to the left, possibly another animal. The ground they are standing on appears to be bare and, in the background there is a house made of brick with a porch. To the left, there is a tree and a fence as well as some other indistinguishable objects behind the hunters. An accompanying note reads: "l to r - Gus Bogel, Graves Bogel, Sauceda ranch-house."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library