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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Decade: 1940-1949
[Beef Calves at Food and Livestock Show]

[Beef Calves at Food and Livestock Show]

Date: March 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people showing their beef calves. A handwritten note on the back of the photo describes it: "Fourteen heavy weight beef calves weighing 819 pounds and over showed in Travis County's Third Annual Food and Livestock Show on the 26th and 27th of March 1947. These calves were sold at auction in Austin for an average of 29 cents per pound." The livestock show took place in Rosewood Park.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Girls' 4-H Campsite]

[Girls' 4-H Campsite]

Date: July 1946
Creator: Ross Studio
Description: Photograph of tents in a field with a lot of trees. According to a handwritten caption below the image, it is the campsite for a girls' 4-H camp in Travis County.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
1949 Livestock Show, Travis County

1949 Livestock Show, Travis County

Date: 1949
Creator: Ross Studio
Description: Photograph of young men standing in a row with their calves at the 1949 Travis County Food and Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in Austin, Texas. Two men with sticks appear to be inspecting the cattle. A group of spectators is in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
T. A. Mayes

T. A. Mayes

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Thomas A. Mayes, a Travis County Agricultural Agent with the Negro Extension Service.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[View of a Kitchen]

[View of a Kitchen]

Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Studtman Photo Service
Description: Photograph of a small kitchen with a small stove, oven, and table. The walls are covered in newspaper. The floor is uneven and stained. This was most likely the kitchen in the home of an African American family.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Family Outside Their Home]

[Family Outside Their Home]

Date: August 8, 1949
Creator: Studtman Photo Service
Description: Photograph of a family with two small children and a dog outside of their wooden house. Laundry is hanging to dry on lines. Other wooden houses in the background. Dirt, patches of weeds, and small trees surround the houses.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Men Butchering Meat at Victory Food Show]

[Men Butchering Meat at Victory Food Show]

Date: March 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of give men butchering meat, with cuts of meat displayed on the walls behind them. A banner on the wall above the meat reads "First Annual Travis County Victory Food Show, March 17-18." According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, the third man from the left is T. A. Mayes. About six people are on the opposite side of the table watching the men.
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[Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. with a Cow]

[Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. with a Cow]

Date: 1946
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Jerome Boyd Collins, Sr. standing with a cow and holding a ribbon that says "Reserve Champion Beef Calf." He wears a cap with the 4-H clubs symbol. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken at the Third Annual Food and Livestock Show at Rosewood Park in 1946.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Boy with a Cow]

[Boy with a Cow]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy squatting next to a cow and holding a ribbon. Most likely he is at an annual Travis County Food and Livestock show in Rosewood Park in Austin.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Young Boy and a Show Pig]

[Young Boy and a Show Pig]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young boy kneeling next to a show pig and holding a ribbon that reads "1st Place, Travis County Fourth Annual Food and Livestock Show, 1948, Swine, Sponsored by the Austin Negro Chamber of Commerce with Austin Chamber of Commerce Assisting." The boy wears a cap with the symbol for 4-H clubs. The event took place at Rosewood Park in Austin.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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