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Bonds Ranch and Burnett Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: P-0071

Scope and Description

This collection consists of approximately 130 black and white snapshots of family and ranch life in Tarrant County. The subjects are Mr. Burnett, his family, and scenes around the Bonds ranch. The photographs range in size from 2”X 2” to 6 ½ X 3 ½”. They reflect the working life of a medium sized Texas cattle ranch in the mid 20th Century. Although the photographs are undated, internal evidence suggests they range from the 1910s and ‘20s to the mid 1970s.

Dates

  • 1910 - 1979

Biographical / Historical

This collection consists of family photographs originally belonging to Pete Burnett and the Burnett family. Pete Burnett was a ranch foreman for the Bonds Ranch for 32 years. The ranch was located in North West Tarrant County, between Haslet and Saginaw. Bob Bonds, the owner of the ranch, died in 1954. Mr. Burnett continued to work at the ranch for Mrs. Bonds until his retirement in 1977.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Archives: 4A1
Title
Bonds Ranch and Burnett Family Photographs
Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth Texas 76102
817-392-7740