"Vaqueros: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy" is a photography exhibit set to open Tuesday January 22nd at TTU's International Cultural Center according to Lubbock in the Loop.

Photos of Bill Wittliff will be featured together with a companion exhibit "The History of Beef Cattle Breeds" from the National Ranching Heritage Center.

In 1971 photographer Bill Wittliff had the unique opportunity to visit a working ranch in Mexico and capture photos of old school traditional cattle ranching. He was able to take some rare photos making this a very original and special collection.

The exhibit opening January 22nd at 6:30 pm is hosted by the TTU Office of International Affairs. You can follow this link for complete details.

The Texas Tech University International Cultural Center,  is located at 601 Indiana Avenue in  Lubbock.