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1880 census of Nicodemus Township, Graham County, Kansas

1880 census of Nicodemus Township, Graham County, Kansas
Creator: United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880
Date: June 8, 1880 through June 23, 1880
This census schedule provides details--including the name, age, race, and occupation--of both white and black settlers in Nicodemus Township in Graham County, Kansas. This township had been settled by Exodusters in 1877 along the south fork of the Solomon River. Today, the town of Nicodemus is the only surviving Exoduster settlement west of the Mississippi River.


B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas

B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
This is a view of cowboys eating a meal by the B. R. Grime's chuck wagon in Ashland, Kansas.


Branding a calf in a squeeze chute

Branding a calf in a squeeze chute
Creator: Kansas Farmer Magazine
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
View of men watching a demonstration of calf branding in Chautauqua County, Kansas. The calf is held in a squeeze chute.


Branding cattle

Branding cattle
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This is a view of men branding cattle in Seward County, Kansas, or in Oklahoma.


Branding cattle on the Nick Kramer Ranch, Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas

Branding cattle on the Nick Kramer Ranch, Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photographs show men branding cattle on Nick Kramer's Ranch in Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas.


Cattle drive

Cattle drive
Date: Between 1870 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a cattle drive at the 101 Ranch in Hunnewell, Kansas.


Cattle drive of Longhorns

Cattle drive of Longhorns
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
"Midnight Storm and Stampede" copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Cattle round up

Cattle round up
Date: Between 1880 and 1909
Photograph of a cattle round up at an unidentified location.


Cowboy and dead cow

Cowboy and dead cow
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a cowboy pulling a dead cow out of the water.


Cowboys, Barber County, Kansas

Cowboys, Barber County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a view of cowboys on horseback working on the Salt Fork, Barber County, Kansas.


Cowboys and chuck wagon

Cowboys and chuck wagon
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows cowboys in front of a chuck wagon. In the background horses and rolled-up tents are visible.


Cowboys at a cattle round up

Cowboys at a cattle round up
Creator: Kansas Farmer Magazine
Date: Between 1980 and 1989
A recent photograph of cowboys at a cattle round up probably in the Flint Hills region of Kansas.


Cowboys gathered for a round-up.

Cowboys gathered for a round-up.
Date: Between 1870 and 1898
This black and white photograph shows a group of cowboys gathered for a round-up at the 101 ranch south of Hunnewell, Kansas.


Cowboys herding cattle in Barber County, Kansas

Cowboys herding cattle in Barber County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is black and white photograph shows a group of cowboys herding cattle near Medicine Lodge, Kansas.


Cowboys on horses

Cowboys on horses
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows a group of cowboys on horseback. A note attached to the photo describes the cowboy apparel.


Cowboys on the Salt Fork in Barber County, Kansas

Cowboys on the Salt Fork in Barber County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
Cowboys sitting on their horses on the Salt Fork in the western part of Barber County, Kansas.


Cowboys on their horses

Cowboys on their horses
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows a group of cowboys on their horses at a unidentified location.


Cowboys ready to saddle up

Cowboys ready to saddle up
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows a group of cowboys in a corral getting ready to saddle up.


Cowboys rounding up cattle

Cowboys rounding up cattle
Creator: Kansas Farmer Magazine
Date: March 1986
View of cowboys rounding up cattle in the Flint Hills region of Kansas.


Cowboy with cattle

Cowboy with cattle
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This black and white photograph shows a cowboy rounding up cattle at a unidentified location.


Driving cattle

Driving cattle
Creator: Mies, A
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This illustration shows cattle being driven from the range to the railroad.


Forbes ranch in Seward County, Kansas

Forbes ranch in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: February 15, 1897
This is a photograph of the Forbes ranch in Seward County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are a rancher feeding hay to cattle and two cowboys on horseback. A farmhouse and barns are visible in the background.


Fred Tainter's ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory

Fred Tainter's ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
View of Fred Tainter's chuckwagon with cowboys seated on the ground eating a meal. Also visible are horses and a herd of cattle in the background.


Harry Fine correspondence

Harry Fine correspondence
Creator: Fine, Harry
Date: October 1915-June 1916
These postcards and letters were written by Harry B. Fine to his parents, Mr. And Mrs. John B. Fine, Princeton, New Jersey, while he was working on the W. J. Tod Ranch, Maple Hill, Kansas. Harry worked on the ranch from October of 1915 to June of 1916. While working on the farm, Harry wrote letters describing his experiences on the ranch. He had just graduated from Andover High School in New Jersey at the age of 15. His father, John, felt that he was too young to start college and thought that a little work experience would do the boy good. The letters describe the year in the life of a teenager who is away from home and in unfamiliar surroundings for the first time. He provides detail about his chores and the people with whom he works.


Herd of cattle

Herd of cattle
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows a herd of cattle on the Texas panhandle plains.


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