[An African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together]

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Photograph of an African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together. The harness consists of a leather halter (with two straps attaching the two bulls to each other), a padded yoke and chains that are linked to a strap that extends across the bull's back. A chain also hangs below the yoke. The man is wearing overalls, white shirt, and a cloth head covering. The bulls and the man are standing in front of a row of bushes at the King Ranch. Photograph has a number "20" written in white print in bottom right ...

Physical Description

Paper; Width/Diameter: 17.9 cm, Height: 12.8 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1940 - 1955.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 285 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park has contributed a collection of over 2,000 photographs, artifacts, letters, artwork and more to us. The Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum.

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Photograph of an African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together. The harness consists of a leather halter (with two straps attaching the two bulls to each other), a padded yoke and chains that are linked to a strap that extends across the bull's back. A chain also hangs below the yoke. The man is wearing overalls, white shirt, and a cloth head covering. The bulls and the man are standing in front of a row of bushes at the King Ranch. Photograph has a number "20" written in white print in bottom right corner.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 17.9 cm, Height: 12.8 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

The George Ranch Collection features extensive materials from the George Ranch Historical Park a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families, and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton and oil.

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  • 1940 - 1955

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  • 1940 - 1955

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 15, 2007, 3:39 p.m.

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[An African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together], photograph, 1940 - 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7875/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.