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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One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 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 889 times , with 26 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 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 participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously 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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James Cathey. Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston, Texas, 1957, photograph, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43964/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.