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Al Dean Ranch--Sheep Shearing--Photograph

 Unprocessed — Box: 5775
Identifier: H2004-053

Content Description

This collection consists of three undated black and white photographs of ranch hands and shearing crew at the Al Dean Ranch near Buffalo (S.D.) in Harding County. Accretion to H2003-23 and H2003-052

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s-1930s


0.1 Cubic Feet


3 x 4 ¾ image of a group of sheep shearers on the Al Dean Ranch. The verso of the image has the following message, “ a group of sheep shearers after the days work is done. The man without hat and bald headed is A.B. Gilfillan.” The donor, Mary Jewell and her brother, Almon Jr. are pictured. Undated 3 x 4 ½ image of a sheep shearing crew on the Al Dean Ranch. Those pictured include Almon Dean, Clair Ledbetter, a hired girl, Mary Jewell Dean, Kirk Ledbetter, and Leroy Cooper. The others are unknown. Undated 2 ¾ x 4 image of a wagon hauling wool from the Al Dean Ranch. Undated