[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]

[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. At a ranch, cowboys drive cattle to branding. Visitors to the White Deer Land Museum look at period furniture, wagon parts, and arrowheads. At a military museum, a United States Army helicopter and an airplane are displayed outside. Indoors, a guide shows Nazi military knives, a P38 pistol, and other weapons to a visiting man and boy. An outdoor sculpture of a musical staff displays the opening measures of Woody Guthrie's song "This Land is Your Land". The film’s various other shots of Pampa sites and inhabitants include: the Gray County Court House, Pampa Chamber of Commerce, Pampa Fire Department, Clarendon College, National Oilwell factory, Celanese factory, Cabot Corporation plant, men performing various tasks on heavy industrial machinery, men repainting the Harris Drugs storefront, and a colony of black-tailed prairie dog clans.
Contributing Partner: UNT Media Library
[The Staggs Branding Table]

[The Staggs Branding Table]

Date: c. 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: The Staggs Branding Table and Brad Staggs. Photo circa 1940: Henrietta, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[Photograph of a "Hereford-Brahman Cross- in crimson clover pasture"]

[Photograph of a "Hereford-Brahman Cross- in crimson clover pasture"]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a "Hereford-Brahman Cross- in crimson clover pasture" as written on the back of the picture in pencil. White fence posts, trees, and white buildings in background. Also written on back in pencil "8 x 10" and stamped in black on the back "05".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a Brahman bull with brand "193"]

[Photograph of a Brahman bull with brand "193"]

Date: 1955 - 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Brahman bull (full length side view; bull facing left) with brand "193" on left flank and a "4" brand near top left of hip. Typewritten at bottom border of photograph: "Figure 4 Ranch No. 193 - Sells In Our Auction". The bull has a rope halter; there is a rope extending from right side of photo. Small pond from center to right side of photo in background. Lone bare tree on other side of pond (right center of photo). Cattle grazing on right and left side of photo in pasture background. Trees in background. On the back of the photograph is a typewritten bloodline diagram of cattle sired by bull No. 193 (bull in photo). The cattle are from the Figure 4 Ranch
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a Brahman facing a dark colored bull in a pasture]

[Photograph of a Brahman facing a dark colored bull in a pasture]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Brahman facing a dark colored bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. White posts of fence on left and cross fence leading to another pasture just beyond the two cattle in center. Cattle in this pasture can be seen in the distance. A white wooden feeder in pasture and a white building at the corner of pasture. The white fence line and oak trees border the driveway that leads to the George Ranch house (not visible). "39" written in white in bottom right corner of photograph. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 39".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a herd of white and brown Brahman cattle]

[Photograph of a herd of white and brown Brahman cattle]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of white and brown Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cattle are centered around wooden feed troughs. Photograph has purple pen marks on the (left and right only) white border around the image. Written on back in purple: "8 in" with lines extending horizontally and in pencil "6560 [line] 7" and [in a circle] 8 1/2 (?)".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a herd of white Brahman cattle and one black calf]

[Photograph of a herd of white Brahman cattle and one black calf]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of white Brahman (one black calf near left of photo) cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The two story white George Ranch house can be seen between the trees near right center background. Other white ranch buildings in left background. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Neg 361-A".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

[Photograph of Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. White fencing and two prominent trees in background. The photograph was in the process of being retouched but was not finished. Two cattle, one on far left and one near center, were being taken out of the photograph by painting with similar background colors; however they were not fully removed. Pencil marks (lines and arrows) in the white border around perimeter of photograph. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Do not flop negative 4 X 21/2 and 3 [circled]". A label attached to the back in black print and in pencil: "Art Engraving Co. Job No. 5434 [line] 4 Wanted Fri For Webb (?) Account Line R. Scale -13 1/4 % Halftone 100 line zinc Size W 4 H 2 1/2 V Scale Finish Aqua (?) Mounting Top - bottom flush". Stamped in black on back: "Photograph By David J. & Mattie V. Morris Box 428 So. Houston, Texas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a herd of white Brahman cattle and one black calf]

[Photograph of a herd of white Brahman cattle and one black calf]

Date: 1940 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of white Brahman (one black calf near left of photo) cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The two story white George Ranch house can be seen between the trees near right center background. Other white ranch buildings, including the chicken house on far left. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Neg 361-A".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Jean Kiger, exhibitor of a Short Horn steer produced on the George Ranch]

[Photograph of Jean Kiger, exhibitor of a Short Horn steer produced on the George Ranch]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Jean Kiger, exhibitor of a Short Horn steer produced on the George Ranch. The steer has a banner proclaiming it a Champion at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1940. Kiger is holding the lead rope of the haltered steer in her left hand. Albert Peyton George is standing to her right. Four other unidentified men are standing behind the steer. The photograph was taken in the indoor arena. Criss-crossed metal partitions in background separate the crowd from the auction area. Stamped on back in black: "David J. Morris Official Livestock Photographer Houston Fat Stock Show Houston, Texas [and in pencil] meg 2192".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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