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Erwin E. Smith (1886–1947)
Turkey Track cowboys letting their horses drink while crossing the Wichita River. [Ed Bomar on Rabbit is in front, and Charley Thompson is on the right.] Turkey Track Ranch, Texas, 1906
Nitrate negative
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
LC.S59.001
 

Lesson Plans

The Cowhand Then and Now
The True Grit and the Romantic Myth of the Cowboy

Diagrams

The Cattle Drive Crew
Mounted Cowboy
The Chuck Wagon

Activity Pages

The Cowhand Then and Now
The True Grit and the Romantic Myth of the Cowboy
Math Worksheet: Cowboy Equipment and Clothing
Jobs Along the Trail Drive
Comparison chart for works of art (.pdf file)

 
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