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[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

[Photograph of Texas Ranger Station]

Description: Photograph of a long, log cabin with two stone chimneys, an elevated portion in the back left, and three-dimensional letters spelling "Texas Rangers" on the roof. Three people stand on the long front porch, one of whom is looking out at the narrow lawn in front of the cabin. Among the bushes and trees scattered around the lawn, there is a statue of a cowboy, surrounded by a low rail, on the right side of the lawn, and a pathway on the left, leading down from the house to the street. On the street curb, there are two poles supporting a cylindrical metal piece oriented parallel to the ground. There are notes about the photo, which was taken at the Pan American Exposition in Dallas, typewritten on the back.
Date: 1937
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Texas Ranger Station at Pan American Exposition]

Description: Photograph of a long, log cabin with two stone chimneys, an elevated portion in the back left, and three-dimensional letters spelling "Texas Rangers" on the roof. Three people stand on the long front porch, one of whom is looking out at the narrow lawn in front of the cabin. Among the bushes and trees scattered around the lawn, there is a statue of a cowboy, surrounded by a low rail, on the right side of the lawn, and a pathway on the left, leading down from the house to the street. On the street curb, there are two poles supporting a cylindrical metal piece oriented parallel to the ground. There are notes about the photo, which was taken at the Pan American Exposition in Dallas, typewritten on the back.
Date: 1937
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[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

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Description: This book contains a series of anecdotes about Lewis Rigler's life, focusing on his time as a law enforcement officer in Texas. He discusses his life growing up, various cases that he worked on as a Texas Ranger, and general observations that he gained from his job. Index starts on page 181.
Date: 1995
Creator: Rigler, Lewis C., 1914- & Rigler, Judyth Wagner
Partner: UNT Press

[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

[Woman Placing Flowers at Marker]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a patterned dress placing flowers on the ground in front of a Texas historical marker about Texas Ranger Captain Will Wright in Wilson County, Texas. A crowd of women and children stand in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2991, Chapter 920

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the exemption of certain honorably retired special rangers and special Texas Rangers from certain required law enforcement education and training programs regarding persons with mental impairments.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[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

[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

[President Kennedy and Vice President Johnson at Fort Worth breakfast]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image shows President Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on November 22, 1963. Lady Bird Johnson is at the left edge of the picture.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza