Covered Wagons on the Plains Going West by Bettmann
Cowboys at the bar in Old Tascosa, Texas, circa 1907.
1872 "Baby" The Stiffhorn Texas Saloon Brothel Token | eBay
The chuckwagon was designated the official state vehicle of Texas in 2005. Chuckwagons carried food and cooking equipment on the prairies of the U.S. and Canada as part of wagon trains and was used for feeding nomadic workers like cowboys and loggers. The "cookie" was in charge of the chuckwagon, usually second only to the "trailboss" on a cattle drive. The cookie would often act not only as cook, but also barber, dentist, and banker.
Three-year-old George W. Bush rides a horse in 1949. The future President moved as a toddler with his family to West Texas and had what he has described as an idyllic upbringing in post-World War II Midland, Texas.
Shirley Temple in 1936, celebrating the Texas Centennial. Ranger outfit, and more to be shown in Ft. Worth, TX exhibit, June 20-27th and auctioned at Theriault's event, "Love, Shirley Temple" on July 14, 2015. https://www.theriaults.com/love-shirley-temple-events-auction-schedule