The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 20 – Fondren and Farrish at Chupadera

This home movie captures scenes of the cattle industry at Sterling’s Chupadera Ranch. Ranch owners Sterling and Dolph Briscoe Sr. often enjoyed bringing colleagues and friends out to the ranch for hunting trips, and this film includes scenes of Sterling’s oil industry colleagues, Walter Fondren and William Stamps Farrish II, visiting Chupadera.

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The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 10 – Chupadera Ranch

This home movie captures scenes of friends and business partners, Ross S. Sterling and Dolph Briscoe Sr., driving their cattle across the Rio Grande river in Southwest Texas. The two men co-owned several thousand head of cattle and the Chupadera Ranch that spread across Maverick and Dimmit counties. Prominent Texan men often hunted on the […]

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