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220-yard dash at the 1944 Fat Stock Show

Description: Photograph of the runners making their start in the 220-yard dash at the 1944 Fat Stock Show track and field meet. The man on the far right is Curly Whitaker, who entered for Convair.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Grand Champion Beef Calf of 1944 Houston Stock Show

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.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Looking down on a B-32

Description: Photograph of a B-32 from above. It is a large military plane with 4 propellers. There is a fleet of smaller planes behind the B-32.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Merlyn Gail Kothmann and Grand Champion Steer

Description: Photograph of Merlyn Gail Kothmann wearing a short-sleeved pantsuit and holding the lead rope of a Grand Champion steer. She is holding the winning banner on the steer's back. In the background are two old cars and an old truck.
Date: 1944
Creator: Smith, Guy E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum