Grand Champion Beef Calf of 1944 Houston Stock Show

Description:

Photograph of the Grand Champion steer at the Houston Stock show wearing a harness. The steer has a banner hanging on it that reads, "Grand Champion Steer Houston Fat Stock Show & Live Stock Exposition, Houston, Texas". The steer's lead rope is being held a young man in a cowboy hat and button-up shirt. Behind the steer stands three men, one wearing eyeglasses, a vest and suit with a cigar in his mouth. The other two men are wearing collared shirts and neckties. All three men wear hats.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: 1944
Partner(s):
Cattle Raisers Museum
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 274
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1944
  • Digitized: December 15, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1944  
Description:

Photograph of the Grand Champion steer at the Houston Stock show wearing a harness. The steer has a banner hanging on it that reads, "Grand Champion Steer Houston Fat Stock Show & Live Stock Exposition, Houston, Texas". The steer's lead rope is being held a young man in a cowboy hat and button-up shirt. Behind the steer stands three men, one wearing eyeglasses, a vest and suit with a cigar in his mouth. The other two men are wearing collared shirts and neckties. All three men wear hats.

Note:

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Grand Champion Beef Calf of the 1944 Houston Fat Stock Shows - Owned By Dietrich Gembler, Jr. San Antonio 4-H Boy" followed by illegible writing.

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 8.0 in. X 7.5 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Hereford Steers | Champion Hereford Steers | Harnesses | Banners | Cowboy Hats | Steers | Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Expositions | Stock Shows | Fat Stock Shows | Livestock Shows | Houston Stock Shows | Cows | Hereford Cows | Ties | Neckties | Bow Ties | Suits | Hats
Partner:
Cattle Raisers Museum
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth43918
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public