Sculpture of African American cowboy and rodeo and film star Bill Pickett

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Photograph of a sculpture of a man tackling a bull in Fort Worth. In the background is a large building with orange tile. The statue of African American cowboy and rodeo and film star Bill Pickett in front of the 1908 Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

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1 photograph : color ; 3.5 x 5 in.

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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 188 times . 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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Description

Photograph of a sculpture of a man tackling a bull in Fort Worth. In the background is a large building with orange tile. The statue of African American cowboy and rodeo and film star Bill Pickett in front of the 1908 Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

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1 photograph : color ; 3.5 x 5 in.

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This photograph is part of the following collection of related materials.

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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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:25 p.m.

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  • Nov. 17, 2009, 3:54 p.m.

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Sculpture of African American cowboy and rodeo and film star Bill Pickett, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43760/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.