Grand Champion Beef Calf of 1944 Houston Stock Show

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Photograph of the Grand Champion steer at the Houston Stock show wearing a harness. The steer has a banner hanging on it that reads, "Grand Champion Steer Houston Fat Stock Show & Live Stock Exposition, Houston, Texas". The steer's lead rope is being held a young man in a cowboy hat and button-up shirt. Behind the steer stands three men, one wearing eyeglasses, a vest and suit with a cigar in his mouth. The other two men are wearing collared shirts and neckties. All three men wear hats.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 8.0 in. X 7.5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1944.

Context

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 416 times , with 4 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 the Grand Champion steer at the Houston Stock show wearing a harness. The steer has a banner hanging on it that reads, "Grand Champion Steer Houston Fat Stock Show & Live Stock Exposition, Houston, Texas". The steer's lead rope is being held a young man in a cowboy hat and button-up shirt. Behind the steer stands three men, one wearing eyeglasses, a vest and suit with a cigar in his mouth. The other two men are wearing collared shirts and neckties. All three men wear hats.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 8.0 in. X 7.5 in.

Notes

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Grand Champion Beef Calf of the 1944 Houston Fat Stock Shows - Owned By Dietrich Gembler, Jr. San Antonio 4-H Boy" followed by illegible writing.

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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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  • 1944

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:20 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2011, 10:25 p.m.

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Grand Champion Beef Calf of 1944 Houston Stock Show, photograph, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43918/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.