Champion Polled Hereford Female, Open Show

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Photograph of a Champion Polled Hereford Female wearing a harness. Standing behind the cow, from left to right, is Orville Sweet, Bruce Purdy, Suel Hill, Lynn Storm holding a banner, Susan Rheman holding a ribbon, and Joe Lewis. All of the men except for Mr. Lewis are wearing suits and ties and all but Bruce Purdy are wearing cowboy hats. The banner reads, "Champion Female 1969 Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show". 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

Johnny Johnston 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 168 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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Photograph of a Champion Polled Hereford Female wearing a harness. Standing behind the cow, from left to right, is Orville Sweet, Bruce Purdy, Suel Hill, Lynn Storm holding a banner, Susan Rheman holding a ribbon, and Joe Lewis. All of the men except for Mr. Lewis are wearing suits and ties and all but Bruce Purdy are wearing cowboy hats. The banner reads, "Champion Female 1969 Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show". In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Fort Worth Fat Stock Show".

Physical Description

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

Notes

An attached typed note reads, "21-7, Champion Polled Hereford Female, Open Show, Orville Sweet, Secretary American Polled Hereford Ass'n., Bruce Purdy, Judge, Suel Hill, Pres. Texas Polled Hereford Ass'n., Lynn Storm, V.P. American Polled Hereford Ass'n., Susan Rheman, Joe Lewis, owner - Alfalfa Lawn Farm, Larned, Kansas."

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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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  • March 31, 2017, 7:04 p.m.

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Johnny Johnston. Champion Polled Hereford Female, Open Show, photograph, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43887/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.