Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston, Texas, 1957

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Photograph of a steer with a banner hanging on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Exposition, Houston, Texas 1957". Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Mr. Edgar W. Brown, J.F. Pat Carley, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, James Everett and Archer Romero. All of the men except one is wearing a jacket and bow tie. Two of the men wear eyeglasses and everybody is wearing a cowboy hat.

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

Creation Information

James Cathey 1957.

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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 1091 times , with 19 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 steer with a banner hanging on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Exposition, Houston, Texas 1957". Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Mr. Edgar W. Brown, J.F. Pat Carley, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, James Everett and Archer Romero. All of the men except one is wearing a jacket and bow tie. Two of the men wear eyeglasses and everybody is wearing a cowboy hat.

Physical Description

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

Notes

An attached typed note reads, "3-1-7-880 Houston Stock Show - Grand champ. steer of show at auction. L. to r. Mr. Edgar W. Brown, Jr., Member Exec. Comm., J.F. Pat Carley, chairman auction comm., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, buyer, James Everett, owner and Archer Romero, pres. Show."

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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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  • 1957

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:19 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

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James Cathey. Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston, Texas, 1957, photograph, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43964/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.