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Men Branding Calf

Description: Copy negative of four men, 3 unknown and Darden Walker branding a calf. Two men sit on the ground holding down the calf as one brands the calf and another stands and holds a pole as he aids in the process. The calf is lying on its side and smoke from the brand is still rising from its hide. All four men are wearing stripped long sleeved shirts and cowboy hats with boots. More cattle roam in the mid ground within a fenced in are. In the background is house that sits atop a hill. This is a ranch near Midland Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Longhorn Cattle in Corral]

Description: Photograph of longhorn cattle in a corral sponsored by the Texas Longhorn Breeder's Association of America, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three longhorns are visible in the corral. The first, in the foreground, is black with white spots and has horns that curve backward. Behind him is a brown and gray longhorn, and a brown and white one in the very back. The corral is sectioned off on the right by an old ranch fence with stacked wooden logs, and on the left, with a tall chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 663.
Date: 1991
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Cattle on Lee Gray's Farm]

Description: Cattle grazing around a watering hole on Lee Gray's Farm in Lynchburg, TN. Lee is in the background cloaked in an early morning fog.
Date: 1972-08~
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cattle-Yoke.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cattle yoke for preventing them from breaking, tearing down, jumping over, or crawling through the openings in fences (line 6 -8).
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Kirk, Robert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change From 1750

Description: This book discusses the history of ranching in South Texas, illustrated with photographs that were part of "the first major exhibit to examine the private cattle ranch in South Texas, held in 1994 in the John E. Connor Museum in Kingsville, Texas" (p. ix). Index starts on page 117.
Date: 1994
Creator: Graham, Joe S.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Stock-Weaner.

Description: Patent for improvements in stock weaners. The invention is used for weaning cattle and "may be applied to either the parent or the offspring to prevent abstraction of the lacteal fluid from the udder by either. The purpose of the invention is to devise a device of the character and for the purpose aforesaid which will be simple, effective, light, not interfere with grazing or feeding, and which can be easily and quickly placed in position without the use of tools and adapted to be readily removed and applied to another animal" (lines 12-22). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Looby, Hiram R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Man riding Organ Grinder]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man riding a cutting horse (Organ Grinder). A calf in the foreground has been cut from the herd, visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back reads: "'Organ Grinder.' Return this photo to: Dalco advertising, PO. Box 151153, Irving, TX 75015, (c)1985 Dalco, all Rights Reserved."
Date: 1985~
Creator: Dalco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Summary of Texas Requirements For Entry of Livestock (Domestic and Exotic), Poultry and Ratites Into the State and into Shows, Fairs, Exhibitions, and Assemblies

Description: Summarized laws and regulations related to livestock entering the state of Texas or livestock entries into various fairs and exhibitions. Regulations include quarantine procedures, veterinary inspections, permits, laws related to livestock from other states or from foreign countries, and other related information.
Date: January 5, 2004
Creator: Texas Animal Health Commission
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Cattle-Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate that automatically opens when cattle are crossing and closes afterward, so that the track is unobstructed for trains. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Westmoreland, Joseph M. & Strange, Benjamin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad Stock-Guard.

Description: Patent for "a guard which will effectually prevent cattle from entering adjoining fields to which ingress is afforded by means of a railroad traversing them and to provide means for preventing the guards being injured by trains passing over the road," (lines 11-16) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Bridges, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Russians]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Soviet Russian farm delegation touring the Midwest, and stopping over in Dallas and San Antonio.
Date: August 25, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Freight train accident]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a railroad accident in which a train is derailed near the Dallas MKT switch yards.
Date: December 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Trading Card: Texas Longhorn]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Copper Breaks State Park, depicting a longhorn steer standing in a field. Information on the back of the card provides information about longhorns in Texas.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Man on horse leading steer]

Description: Photograph of two men: one lounging on the back of a light-colored cow and a second riding a horse and leading the cow by a rope. Directly behind them, several other cows are standing in the shade of a tree; other trees and brush are visible in the background.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Crawford and Irma Finney Riding Horses]

Description: Crawford and Irma Finney on horseback riding alongside a herd of cattle on the ranch in Lynchburg, TN. They have over 300 head of cattle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Junebug
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Feeding Trough

Description: Patent for a feeding trough. This invention is designed to prevent the waste of feed by collecting the feed pushed out during feeding. Illustration included.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Butz, John F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department