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Branding Cattle at the Brite Ranch

Description: Photographic postcard of cowboys branding cattle on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. It has the name "Bill Bailey" written on the back and it is addressed to Mr. C.E. Brite in Brite, Tex and it is postmarked September 1, 1921 in Marfa, Texas.
Date: 1921~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[News Script: TCU Ranch Week]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a rodeo-themed celebration at Texas Christian University.
Date: March 18, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from J. Sabina Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 15-16, 1888]

Description: These letters are from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by J. Sabina Rucker to her brother, Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Sabina updates Charles on the Rucker family and details the country around her. She notes that while in the country she saw cowboys herding fifteen hundred cattle to New Mexico. The topic of this first letter moves to correspondences she had begun writing to Henry or Solomon. She discusses their travel and lodging plans and then closes the letter. Her brief, second letter was written on June 16, 1888. She discusses a house the family is looking at and notes that they saw a pack of dogs as they were coming into town. She details some news about a family friends and closes the letter because of the misting rain. The envelope is included with the letters.
Date: June 15, 1888
Creator: Rucker, J. Sabina
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Horses in Port Arthur Parade]

Description: Photograph of group of people riding horses for a parade in Port Arthur, TX. There are a variety of age groups on horseback. The horses are a multitude of colors. Most of the people are wearing cowboy hats. A fire engine is in the back, behind the group of horses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Actor in Fight Scene

Description: Copy photograph of John Wayne in a fight scene from the movie The War Wagon. Wayne is striking another man, who appears to be falling to the ground. A woman and man watch from behind.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[News Clip: Clothes]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: January 27, 1978
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Longhorns]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: February 2, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Bull Riding]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Rodeo]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). The volume includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. The index begins on page 301.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[News Clip: Boots]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: March 20, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sleeping Cowboy]

Description: A photograph of a man sleeping on a bed with a straw cowboy hat on his face. His shirt states, "March on Washington October 14, 1979." Individual is possibly part of the Texas group traveling to the 1979 March on Washington.
Date: October 14, 1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Rodeo

Description: Copy photograph of a rider at a rodeo. The rider and horse are in midair as two men from within the enclosure watch. Above is a crowd of onlookers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Western Parade

Description: Photograph of a marching band dressed in cowboy attire. They are playing instruments and marching down the street for a parade. Onlookers line the road as the parade approaches the corner of Colorado and Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Cowboy on Horse

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified man dressed as a cowboy riding a horse. In the background, there is a trailer, horses with saddles, and a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library