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[Archaeological artifacts and Mexican man pulling cart]

[Archaeological artifacts and Mexican man pulling cart]

Top photograph shows display of archaeological artifacts, probably at the National Museum of Mexico, Mexico City. Bottom photograph shows a man, possibly a peddler, pulling a cart loaded with jugs on a street.

[Archaeological artifacts and man standing near urns]

[Archaeological artifacts and man standing near urns]

Photographs show displays of Aztec sculplture, probably at the National Museum of Mexico, Mexico City, and a man, probably William Henry Jackson, standing near urns probably at the National Museum of Mexico. Ti... More

Family Bible

Family Bible

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Christian Workers Holy Bible; includes four-generation family record of the Stock/Stewart family in Paradise Valley Maker: John Winston; Philadelphia, PA; ca. 1905

Hitching Post

Hitching Post

Maker: Peraldo, Guillelmo Post weighs about three hundred pounds, similar to granite posts made in the Piedmont region of Italy, where the stonemason's family originated, made ca. 1905

Farm Journal, 1906

Farm Journal, 1906

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Popular magazine that found its way to the ranching frontier Maker: Wilmer Atkinson Company, Philadelphia, Pa. ca. 1906

The Ladies' World, ca. 1907

The Ladies' World, ca. 1907

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Popular magazine that found its way to the ranching frontier Maker: S.H. Moore Company, New York N.Y. 1907

[Japanese artifacts, Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, Mass.]
Light, shadows, and old wagon wheels against a shed in Buffalo Gap Historic Village, museum of fifteen outdoor structures and West Texas artifacts that reach back to the late 19th century and the early 20th century located in the small town of Buffalo Gap south of Abilene, Texas

Light, shadows, and old wagon wheels against a shed in Buffalo Gap His...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

Bottles

Bottles

Two-mold glass bottles, ca. 1910 Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine

Brown Oval Bottle

Brown Oval Bottle

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Two-mold glass bottles, glass stopper with cork, ca. 1910 Maker: Roth & Co., San Francisco, California

[South Pacific and African artifacts, Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, Mass.]
Man at Spring City Mine, ca. 1911

Man at Spring City Mine, ca. 1911

People in photograph: Dooley, John; Buckingham, Frank

Horse-Drawn Fruit Sprayer

Horse-Drawn Fruit Sprayer

ca. 1914 Maker: Bean Spray Pump Company, San Jose, California

Buck Rake at Mill Ranch, ca. 1915
Reverse P's Sheep Stamp

Reverse P's Sheep Stamp

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Iron stamp used by Gill Predia (ca. 1915), later used by the Siard Operation, for stamping the shorn backs of sheep with paint

Thermometer

Thermometer

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Displayed over door of bunkhouse in 1980 Smithsonian Exhibition, made ca. 1920 Maker: Taylor, Rochester, N.Y.

Detail of Stone Retaining Wall at Cottonwood Creek

Detail of Stone Retaining Wall at Cottonwood Creek

Builder: Ramasco, Antone; Ramasco, Augusto Behind Micca House, built ca. 1920

Sample Quilt

Sample Quilt

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Quilt made by Viola or Frances Case from samples of men's suiting that their father, J.B. Case, sold at his mercantile store in Paradise Valley; ca. 1920

Egg Beater

Egg Beater

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Factory-made, ca. 1923; considered a symbol of progress and modernization in the ranch kitchen

Horse Castrator

Horse Castrator

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Device held the sperm ducts while the testes were cut free, made of leather and oak, ca. 1925

Earthenware Saucer

Earthenware Saucer

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Commerical glazed earthenware, marked "Buffalo China," ca. 1930

Quilted Coverlet

Quilted Coverlet

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Double wedding ring pattern, made by Catherine Stewart from pieced cotton scraps found on the Ninety Six Ranch, ca. 1930 Maker: Stewart, Catherine

H Sheep Iron

H Sheep Iron

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Iron stamp used to brand the owner's mark onto the jaw or horn of sheep, ca. 1930

Macardy

Macardy

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Twisted horsehair hair rope locally called a "macardy," from the Mexican-Spanish mecate, for maguey-fiber rope, Nevada State Prison, ca. 1930

Shepherd's Crook

Shepherd's Crook

Source: Pedroli, Pete Used to catch sheep by the rear leg and to prod them, made of iron, ca. 1930

7 U P Iron

7 U P Iron

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Brand first recorded by J.P. Byrnes of Paradise Valley in 1902, then in 1916 by Gideon Forgnone and Steve Boggio; this iron made by local Paradise Valley blacksmith in ca. 1930... More

Coffee Can

Coffee Can

2 1/2 lb., tinned zinc can marked "Folger's Golden Gate/Steel Cut Coffee" for regional appeal, ca. 1930 Maker: Folger's, ca. 1930

Stock Saddle

Stock Saddle

Source: Miller, Alvin Made ca. 1930; many Nevada buckaroos preferred this saddle's features: one centrally placed cinch (center-fired, single-rigged) and an unswelled pommel (slick fork) with bucking rolls Make... More

H Sheep Stamp

H Sheep Stamp

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Pine stamp used by James R. Harvey Co. of Paradise Valley (ca. 1930), for stamping the shorn backs of sheep with paint

Hay Hooks

Hay Hooks

Source: Pedroli, Pete Used to handle bulky bales of hay, ca. 1930

John Ferraro with Hay Derrick, ca. 1933

John Ferraro with Hay Derrick, ca. 1933

People in photograph: Ferraro, John

J B Iron

J B Iron

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Maker: Seymour Riley, Paradise Valley, Nevada Brand recorded by James Byrnes of Winnemucca in 1874; similar brand used by Harvey and then Joe Boggio; this iron made ca. 1935 by... More

Low Laced Thong Stool

Low Laced Thong Stool

Made by an itinerant Mexican vaquero (buckaroo) on a Paradise Valley ranch ca. 1935; it differs from stools made by Anglo buckaroos in its concave seat of laced thongs and its short, chamfered legs Maker: Garci... More

Postcard of Funicular at Oropa Santuario, Italy, ca. 1938

Postcard of Funicular at Oropa Santuario, Italy, ca. 1938

Inscription: "Funivia Oropa, Lago Mucrone;" from near Biella, Italy, the Recanzone family home

Culvert on Hinkey Summit Road

Culvert on Hinkey Summit Road

ca. 1939 Maker: Pasquale, Virgil

Culvert on Hinkey Summit Road

Culvert on Hinkey Summit Road

ca. 1939 Maker: Pasquale, Virgil

Tea Service

Tea Service

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Commercial pressed-glass products, ca. 1940

Cast-Iron Stew Pot

Cast-Iron Stew Pot

ca. 1940 Source: Pedroli, Pete

Enameled Pan

Enameled Pan

Gray ironware cooking utensils have been common on ranches since the 1880s, this pan made ca. 1940

Bunkhouse Side Chair

Bunkhouse Side Chair

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Made ca. 1940 for the Bradshaw line camp cabin, the plank construction of this chair is a modern, western variation of a traditional European type

Side Chair

Side Chair

ca. 1940

Medicinal Containers

Medicinal Containers

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Vicks Vaporub and Mitchell Essence Ginger (decongestants); powdered alum box (gargle and douche); Ourine box (sore ears); Mitchell Essence ginger bottle; Vaseline jelly (lubric... More

Bunkhouse Wood Box

Bunkhouse Wood Box

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Made of wood and reinforced with tin, ca. 1940, this container was large enough to hold cooking and heating wood for a week

Awl

Awl

Source: Pedroli, Pete Handmade tool, made ca. 1940

Leather-Work Needles

Leather-Work Needles

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Used to work rawhide into braiding, also known as marlinspikes, ca. 1940

Coal and Wood Burning Stove

Coal and Wood Burning Stove

Source: Pedroli, Pete Served for cooking and heating in the bunkhouse; made ca. 1940 Maker: C. Stove & Range Co./Sheffield, Ala.

Razor Strop

Razor Strop

Source: Pedroli, Pete Referred to as an "Arabian Shell Winchester" strop and used to sharpen straight-edge razors, made ca. 1940 Maker: Winchester

Circle A Chuck Wagon, ca. 1942

Circle A Chuck Wagon, ca. 1942

At Forks Ranch People in photograph: Foster, Clyde

High Stool

High Stool

Source: Fischer, Walter and Irene Made by buckaroo ca. 1945; note the splayed legs and deep skirts under the seat with rounded corners Maker: Heller, Wayne "Lupey"

Utensil Box

Utensil Box

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Made of pine, handmade on the Stewart ranch, ca. 1950

Enamelware Plates

Enamelware Plates

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Grey and white enameled ironware, left plate marked "K.E.R. Sweden, 24 cms," ca. 1950; common on Nevada ranches

Kerosene Lantern

Kerosene Lantern

Source: Pedroli, Pete ca. 1950, common in ranch houses and bunkhouses, even after electricity was available Maker: Paull's

Butcher Knife

Butcher Knife

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Handle marked with 96 brand, made of wood, steel, and brass, factory-made ca. 1950

Miller and Tietjen Catalogue

Miller and Tietjen Catalogue

"Catalogue No. 6," source of supply and design for Leonard Faupel's handmade bits and spurs; ca. 1950 Source: Faupel, Marguerite and Wesley Maker: Miller and Tietjen, Reno, Nevada

Stirring Paddle

Stirring Paddle

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Factory-made, oak, ca. 1950

Horseshoe Gate

Horseshoe Gate

Gate in front of ranch house, built ca. 1950; has couterweighted device for self-closing Maker: Pedroli, Pete

Leather-Trimming Gauges

Leather-Trimming Gauges

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie With a pocket knife inserted into the tinned notch, these blocks are used to trim irregular strips of rawhide into even-width, beveled thongs for braided lariats, hackamores, a... More

Fry Pan

Fry Pan

Source: Pedroli, Pete Cast iron, marked "5X," factory-made ca. 1950

Latch Made from Bit on Horsehoe Gate

Latch Made from Bit on Horsehoe Gate

Maker: Pedroli, Pete Handmade, ca. 1950

Coffee Pot

Coffee Pot

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Thread spool finial, rolled aluminum, makes twelve cups, ca. 1950

Leather-Trimming Gauges on Saddle Blanket

Leather-Trimming Gauges on Saddle Blanket

For trimming rawhide or leather for braiding, ca. 1950

Bunkhouse Kitchen Table

Bunkhouse Kitchen Table

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie This pine table was used in the Bradshaw cabin since ca. 1950 and is marked with brands from the "96," it follows a traditional pattern of canted corners covered with oilcloth,... More

Sauce Pan

Sauce Pan

Source: Pedroli, Pete Aluminum, marked "Wear Ever" ca. 1950

Stock Saddle

Stock Saddle

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Probably made in Wyoming ca. 1950, this typical ranch saddle displays a swelled pommel, and has leather coverings, rosettes, and iron D rings to hold the single cotton cinch; t... More

Rasp

Rasp

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Used to smooth the hoof before nailing on the shoe, ca. 1950

Corkscrew

Corkscrew

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Manufactured ca. 1950

Alligator Pliers

Alligator Pliers

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Alligator pliers used to clinch off nails in hoof; hoof parer used to pull off shoes and trim hooves, ca. 1950

Fry Pan

Fry Pan

Source: Pedroli, Pete Hollow handle helps prevent burned hands, made of rolled tin, ca. 1950 Maker: Acme N.Y. Stamping Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hoof Parers

Hoof Parers

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Used to pull off shoes and trim hooves, ca. 1950

Salt-Shaker

Salt-Shaker

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Molded glass, celluloid lid, ca. 1955 Maker: MacDonald & Gehm, New York, N.Y.

Anvil

Anvil

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Made from iron railroad rail, ca. 1960

Hay Hooks

Hay Hooks

Source: Pedroli, Pete Used to handle bulky bales of hay, ca. 1960

Pack Saddle with Full Rigging

Pack Saddle with Full Rigging

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Even after pickup trucks changed life in the 1950s, pack animals continued to haul supplies into the back country; this type is called a "saw buck;" a factory product from ca. 1960

Griddle

Griddle

Source: Pedroli, Pete Made of cast iron, ca. 1960; used both indoors and out

Work Stool

Work Stool

Source: Boggio, Joe and Geraldine Used on the Boggio Ranch since ca. 1960, this stool has an unusual design of five-sided legs with lateral attachment to a long block projecting below the covered seat

Blacksmithing Tongs

Blacksmithing Tongs

Long-snouted iron devices used by blacksmiths to hold pieces in the making, ca. 1960

U-Grille

U-Grille

Source: Pedroli, Pete Made ca. 1960 from an iron rod, this device was used to hold cooking pot over fire, easily carried on horseback, often in a bag behind the saddle cantle

Sougan Cover

Sougan Cover

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Used with sougan and other bedding to make bedroll, fastened with hooks, made of canvas, ca. 1965

Ditty Bag

Ditty Bag

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie Pouch for personal items, carried behind the saddle, made of denim trouser leg, ca. 1965

Ashtray Holder

Ashtray Holder

Source: Fischer, Walter and Irene A local buckaroo-made device from a hame and four "Diamond Hot Forged" horseshoes, ca. 1970

Box for Horseshoe Nails

Box for Horseshoe Nails

Source: Stewart, Leslie and Marie "Capewell" box for standard 2-inch nails, ca. 1970 Maker: Capewell

Barbed Wire Fence
Fence on Hinkey Summit Road
Hay Pen
Churn

Churn

From Joe Boggio's basement museum

Mexican-Style Roping Glove on Hand
Listing of Family Births in Bible
Belt-Driven Grinding Stone
Holding Fancy Buckskin Dress

Holding Fancy Buckskin Dress

Maker: daughter of Ethel Cavanaugh People in photograph: daughter of Ethel Cavanaugh

Feeding Trough in Cattle Pasture
Gravestones of Hulda S., Victor W., and Robbie H. Schwartz
Diamond Hitch Pack on Horse
Corral Gate
Water Tank

Water Tank

Used on field wagon

Gate of Willow Corral

Gate of Willow Corral

Local materials used to make corral

Gravestone of Son, James Pierce, and Infant Daughter

Gravestone of Son, James Pierce, and Infant Daughter

Inscription: "Children of Samuel and Anna Pierce"

Pack Saddle Bags
Stand and Cruets

Stand and Cruets

Church interior

Picnic Table

Picnic Table

Maker: Boggio, Steve

Sign, 101 Ranch
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