Champion Hereford Bull, Open Show

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Photograph of a Champion Hereford Bull wearing a harness. Standing behind the bull, from left to right, is Leon Turner, Bob Beck, Lee Campbell, Kim Box wearing a tiara on her cowboy hat and holding a ribbon, and Topper Largent. Mr. Turner, Mr. Beck and Mr. Campbell wear suits and ties and the first two wear glasses. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Fort Worth Fat Stock Show".

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

Creation Information

Johnston, Johnny 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 743 times , with 6 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 a Champion Hereford Bull wearing a harness. Standing behind the bull, from left to right, is Leon Turner, Bob Beck, Lee Campbell, Kim Box wearing a tiara on her cowboy hat and holding a ribbon, and Topper Largent. Mr. Turner, Mr. Beck and Mr. Campbell wear suits and ties and the first two wear glasses. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Fort Worth Fat Stock Show".

Physical Description

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

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An attached typed note reads, "16-2-5, Champion Hereford Bull, Open Show, Leon Turner, Hereford Superintendent, Bob Beck, Manager Winrock Farms, Lee Campbell, Kim Box, Topper Largent, owner - Winrock Farms, Rapid City, S.D.".

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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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  • 1969

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:22 p.m.

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  • July 30, 2013, 2:07 p.m.

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Johnston, Johnny. Champion Hereford Bull, Open Show, photograph, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43886/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.