Register of Merit Hereford Competition

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Photograph of IMF Lady Blend 701, a junior heifer calf. Standing behind the calf, left to right, is Paul Swaffer, Judge Wilbur Drybread, Miss Barbara Lewis, and dressed in a button-up shirt and tag clipped to his pants with the number 237 on it is Wayne Haygood, holding the calf with a harness. The other three are wearing suits, neckties and cowboy hats. Miss Lewis is holding a ribbon and is wearing a sash. More men in suits and hats are in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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American Hereford Association Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 630 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of IMF Lady Blend 701, a junior heifer calf. Standing behind the calf, left to right, is Paul Swaffer, Judge Wilbur Drybread, Miss Barbara Lewis, and dressed in a button-up shirt and tag clipped to his pants with the number 237 on it is Wayne Haygood, holding the calf with a harness. The other three are wearing suits, neckties and cowboy hats. Miss Lewis is holding a ribbon and is wearing a sash. More men in suits and hats are in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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An attached typed note reads, "Kansas City, Missouri--Indian Mound Farms, New Harmony, Indiana, exhibited this classy and alert junior heifer calf, IMF Lady Blend 701, to reserve champion female honors in Register of Merit Hereford competition at the 1967 American Royal. In the picture left to right are: Paul Swaffar, who retired from the position of Secretary of the American Hereford Association during the American Royal; Judge Wilbur Drybread, Valentine, Nebraska; Miss Barbara Lewis, Larned, Kansas Hereford Queen; and at the halter is Wayne Haygood, Indian Mound Farms manager. (Photograph by American Hereford Association)".

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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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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:18 p.m.

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  • April 3, 2017, 1:01 p.m.

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American Hereford Association. Register of Merit Hereford Competition, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43989/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.