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[Longhorn cattle in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of three longhorns in Big Bend ranch, standing in a fenced area in front of a desert area with a mountain in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "His [Don Milton Faver's] entire herd of three hundred cattle was run off by the Indians, leaving him with only thirty or forty calves which were in a corral. From this meager beginning, he built a second herd of ten to twenty thousand" (p. 6).
Date: 1969~
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend landscape with mountains and trees]

Description: Photograph of a desert landscape in the Big Bend area, including trees and bushes with mountains in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The Big Bend really began to open up when in 1882 the Southern Pacific Railroad planned to lay rails through Ft. Davis on its way to the ocean. The city fathers didn't want the noise of the trains to disturb their beautiful, quiet town, and the plan was revised so the tracks would be laid twenty-five miles south" (p. 6).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend landscape with tractors]

Description: Photograph of farm fields in front of a mountain range, located in the Big Bend area. Several tractors and wagons are visible on dirt roads around the fields and desert scrub is visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The two to three hundred acres behind the mission have been given the title of 'the oldest piece of land continuously used for farming in North America'" (p. 4).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Big Bend landscape with unidentified mountain peak]

Description: Photograph of a desert landscape in the Big Bend area with a prominent mountain in the center. A dirt road is visible in the foreground as well as an unidentified building. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The city fathers didn't want the noise of the trains to disturb their beautiful, quiet town, and the plan was revised so the tracks would be laid twenty-five miles south" (p. 6).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Craggy desert landscape in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of a rocky desert landscape in Big Bend near Marfa, Texas. The landscape has sparse grasses and weeds; two hilltops are visible in the top right corner of the image. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "[John W.] Spencer tried horse and cattle raising, but because of Indians, failed" (p. 4).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Windmill and ruins in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of a windmill on top of a small fort in Big Bend. Various sparse bushes surround it and a rocky hillside is to the right of the fort. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The presence of a United States Army fort in the Big Bend encouraged more settlers to ranch" (p. 5).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Border Initiative

Description: This document provides information about the "Texas Commission on Environmental Quality [TCEQ] cooperative effort to serve border residents. The TCEQ has individual projects and also works with local, state, and federal stakeholders to maximize efforts to improve the environment of the U.S.-Mexico border region." (p. 1).
Date: May 2011
Creator: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conservation Easements : A Guide For Texas Landowners

Description: "This guidebook is intended to help Texas landowners understand one of the most flexible and effective means available to conserve and protect private property-- the conservation easement. A conservation easment is a legal agreement that ensures a property will be managed according to the landowner's wishes for years into the future" (1 p.).
Date: July 2003
Creator: Francell, Jeffrey Isaac
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Texas Children in Nature Strategic Plan

Description: This document "focuses on the role of Health, Education, Access and Community in furthering engagement with nature and increasing understanding of Texas' natural resources. Stakeholder teams of content experts examined relevant issues, reviewed current research and developed recommendations for each focus area. The plan optimizes partnerships and relies on implementation across multiple public and private sectors. The full report includes their analyses of the problem, objectives and suggested action items" (p. 5).
Date: November 2010
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Agricultural Diversification Through Nature Tourism : Opportunities for the Rural Business and Landowner

Description: "The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)has compiled this guide to provide you with information about agricultural diversification through nature tourism. It is intended as a starting place for people interested in establishing or expanding an agriculture-based nature tourism business, and it includes many references and resources for additional information" (title page).
Date: January 2005
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

View [of club house] at Municipal Golf Course

Description: Photograph of Austin Municipal Golf Course and Club House and lawn. The grass is freshly mowed and the club house is partially obscured in the background by trees and shrubs. Club house entrance and right elevation are visible. The municipal Golf Course, constructed originally by the Lions Club in 1928 at 2901 Enfield Road, has served its citizens since 1934 and has long been Austin's most popular course.
Date: July 19, 1941
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Lab., Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Girls' 4-H Campsite]

Description: Photograph of tents in a field with a lot of trees. According to a handwritten caption below the image, it is the campsite for a girls' 4-H camp in Travis County.
Date: July 1946
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[View of a Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of a neighborhood with houses with large backyards and many trees. The houses are all wooden. The roads near the house are all dirt. Most likely this was an African American neighborhood in Austin.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[4-H Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of girls of various ages in a field, with some of them holding booklets with the 4-H logo on the covers.
Date: March 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Girls at 4-H Camp]

Description: Photograph of a group of girls standing in rows in a field during a girls' 4-H camp. They all hold their hands above their heads, possibly as part of an exercise or athletic activity.
Date: July 1946
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[4-H Club]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men and boys from 4-H. They stand between a large tent and a row of cars in a large open field. Other tents are visible behind them. Trees are in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[4-H Camp]

Description: Photograph of large tents in a park surrounded with trees. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken during a 4-H camp.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Ross Studio
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library