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Cowboys

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

An Arizona cowboy, Oklahoma Nick Dominick., undated

 Item — Box Photo B-8, item: 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Quanah Parker and Comanche Indians, the Post Oak Cemetery, and a mission in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Also included are baptismal scenes and a meeting place of the Choctaw council.
Dates: undated

Arthur Covey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1557
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1920

B. M. Bower Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2615
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Business and personal correspondence (1924-1941) of western novelist B. M. Bower and family; manuscripts and research notes (1904-1940) for books by Bower; publishing and copyright contracts (1904-1951); and photographs (1882-1911) of the Bower family.
Dates: 1882-1951

Buford Monnet Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2224
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Tulsa, Indian Territory and state and of Bartlesville and Morris, Oklahoma. Included are scenes of bands, businesses, schools, and a cotton market.
Dates: 1895-1920

Charles Nesbitt, Margot Nesbitt, and Emil W. Lenders Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1407
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the employees and performances of the Pawnee Bill and the 101 Wild West Shows. The collection includes scenes of cowboy and cowgirl performers, as well as those of Indian performers from the Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Potawatomi, Osage, Crow, Sioux, Blackfoot, Comanche, Ponca, Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kickapoo tribes.
Dates: 1900-1925

Cowboys eating around a chuck wagon.  The cooking utensils are in the foreground.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Cowboys eating in the field.  Some of them have mounted their horses while others are still eating. The food is served in a tent.  It looks like the chuck wagon may be at the back of the tent.  There are a couple of women in the camp.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Cowboys gathered for a roping contest. From right to left: Irvin Hunt, unidentified, Bob Turner, unidentified, and Slack Bowman. Right to Left: John Warren, unidentified, Harlan Hopkins, Oscar Caudle, Boats Fields, Gus Trammell, unidentified, Bob Hammet (, 1911

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.
Dates: 1911

Cowboys posed w/their horses.  This could have been taken after a meal because the chuck wagon is on the left side of the picture.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Cowboys seated on ground eating.  There are a couple of wagons behind the men; one of them has a tent audition on the back of it (may be the chuck wagon).  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Cutting cattle from the herd.  Eight riders are pictured around the herd.  The photograph was taken from some distance.  Fading. Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Edith and Vernon Tantlinger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1651
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of wild west show performers Edith and Vernon Tantlinger. The collection includes scenes of the Tantlingers performing with the 101 Wild West Show, Tantlinger's Wild West Shows, and the Tex-Mex Real Wild West Show. Also included are photographs of other performers with the shows. Edith and Vernon Tantlinger Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1930

Elva Groves Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2225
Scope and Contents Black and white prints, mostly of cowboys and cattle, farms and farmers, railroad depots, and rolling stock, in and around Wray, Colorado. The collection also includes photographs of Geronimo, of a bridge across the Brazos River that had been damaged by stampeding cattle, and of the interior of a mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Dates: 1886-1919

Harry Parker Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-469
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

The autobiography of Parker, an Oklahoma cattleman, relating his family's migration to the Oklahoma Panhandle in 1887. Included is an account of an immigrant family who killed several people before being apprehended.
Dates: 1937

Ina Badger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1502
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of a group of cowboys and an Indian camp scene. Ina Badger Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: unknown

Jon Kyle Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2596
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Poet. Three poems by Jon Kyle Murray entitled"Comeback Encounter of the Classical Kind" (1992); "Final Duel for a Fast-Draw Fool" (1992); "Hot Tamale Folly.. Slurp & Gulp" (1997); and "A Heartbreak Valentine" (2002).
Dates: 1992-2002

Men dressed in cowboy regalia mounted on horses., Undated

 Item — Box Photo W-12, Item: 5-6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Idabel, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included are views of the main street, businesses, the railroad depot, and hunting scenes. Mrs. J.R. White Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated

Men on horseback moving cattle through pastureland. South of Red Rock, OK. June 11, 1905, 1905 June 11

 Item — Box Photo M-24, Item: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Red Rock, and Guthrie, Oklahoma, with scenes of cattle ranching near Red Rock. Also included are hunting scenes, and studio portraits of Ella M. Reed, Walter M. Snyder, Ed Snyder, and members of the Eldridge family.
Dates: 1905 June 11

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

Panoramic picture of cowboys, trick riders, Quapah Indians, Boys Mounted Troops of America—Tom Mix Patrol. Baxter Springs, Kansas (Outsize), undated

 Item — Box Photo XYZ-1, Item: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints and panoramas of the Grand River Dam, mining and smelting in the Picher, Oklahoma area, the town of Miami, Oklahoma and businesses. Also included are photographs of Will Rogers and of Quapaw and Seneca Indians.
Dates: undated

Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1688
Scope and Contents Black and white and color postcards offering holiday greetings with views of cities, parks, rivers and mountains in the United States. Many cards include scenes of Ute, Hopi, Navajo, Kiowa, Zuni, Apache and Pueblo Indians.
Dates: 1900-1915

Remuda.  There are several men (some are mounted) around the horses.  A camp and fenced area in the background.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

“Roping a maverick.  An animal is on the ground on its side w/four ropes on it.  There are four cowboys mounted n the foreground w/several others around the herd.  Fading.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Roundup, view of. There are several bunches of cattle spread out over the land.  Fading.  Photo by C.D. Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyoming., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Scene on Jake Bartles’ ranch near Ramona. Adam Perry and Karnel Swearingen are identified., Undated

 Item — Box Photo S-10, Item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Ramona, Indian Territory and Oklahoma state, including scenes of businesses, ranching, and oil storage construction. Martha T. Swearingen Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated

Several men on horseback with a herd of cattle to pasture in the background (Oversized)., Undated

 Item — Box Photo M-24, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of Red Rock, and Guthrie, Oklahoma, with scenes of cattle ranching near Red Rock. Also included are hunting scenes, and studio portraits of Ella M. Reed, Walter M. Snyder, Ed Snyder, and members of the Eldridge family.
Dates: Undated

Unidentified group of men eating from a chuck wagon near a herd of cattle., Undated

 Item — Box Photo S-6, Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints and glass negatives of cowboy and ranching scenes. The collection also includes a photograph of members of the Oklahoma Territorial Regiment of Volunteer Infantry. Lewis Spencer Salter Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated

Unidentified group of men on horses herding cattle at a “round up”., Undated

 Item — Box Photo S-6, Item: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints and glass negatives of cowboy and ranching scenes. The collection also includes a photograph of members of the Oklahoma Territorial Regiment of Volunteer Infantry. Lewis Spencer Salter Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated