Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1969

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Photograph of a champion Hereford in a harness. Two men in suits, ties, and glasses stand behind the cow, as does a young woman in a sash and a young boy holding the harness. All of them wearing cowboy hats, one man holds a large trophy and a banner and the girl holds a small trophy. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 1969".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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American Hereford Association 1969.

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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 1514 times , with 13 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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Description

Photograph of a champion Hereford in a harness. Two men in suits, ties, and glasses stand behind the cow, as does a young woman in a sash and a young boy holding the harness. All of them wearing cowboy hats, one man holds a large trophy and a banner and the girl holds a small trophy. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 1969".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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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  • 1969

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:22 p.m.

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  • June 16, 2017, 2:40 p.m.

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American Hereford Association. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1969, photograph, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43882/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.