Grand Champion Hereford Steer, Fort Worth 1947

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Photograph of the Champion Hereford Steer at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Jack Turner, W.A. King, Dean Blizzard, Irene Rich, W.R. Watt, Patsy Moody and Mrs. George Prock. Patsy Moody is holding a ribbon and Irene Rich is wearing a hat and fur coat. The men are all wearing coats, hats and neckties. The steer has two banners on it's back. The first banner reads, "Grand Champion Steer, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947" and the second reads, "Champion Hereford Steer Show, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1947.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1168 times , with 21 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cattle Raisers Museum

This is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the U.S. It first opened in 1980 to build public awareness and appreciation for ranching heritage. They relocated in 2009 to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and maintain a vast exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle industry.

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Photograph of the Champion Hereford Steer at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Jack Turner, W.A. King, Dean Blizzard, Irene Rich, W.R. Watt, Patsy Moody and Mrs. George Prock. Patsy Moody is holding a ribbon and Irene Rich is wearing a hat and fur coat. The men are all wearing coats, hats and neckties. The steer has two banners on it's back. The first banner reads, "Grand Champion Steer, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947" and the second reads, "Champion Hereford Steer Show, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Written on the back of the photograph is, "Grand Champion Hereford Steer, Fort Worth 1947, LtoR Jack Turner, sec. "Amer Hereford" Breeders Assn, W.A. King, Livestock Supt., Dean Blizzard Okla A&M, spectator, Irene Rich, W.R. Watt, Pres of Show, Patsy Moody owner, Fort Stockton and Mrs. George Prock, Dallas, sister of Patsy".

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1947

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:32 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

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Grand Champion Hereford Steer, Fort Worth 1947, photograph, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43590/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.