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Will Ellis

Description: Studio photograph of Will Ellis from the bust up. He is wearing a dark suit with the top button fastened. Underneath the jacket is a white collar and necktie. His hair is dark and parted on the side. Printed on the bottom of the mat is, "Blackburn, Houston. Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Blackburn
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

[Portrait of a Couple]

Description: Cabinet card photograph of a man and woman taken by C. J. Wright of Houston, Texas. The man has a mustache and wears a suit. The woman's hair is pulled back. Photographer's information is on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.J. Wright
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Reserve Grand Champion Steer, Houston Stock Show

Description: Photograph of the Reserve Grand Champion Steer wearing a harness at the Houston Stock Show with five men standing behind him. The steer has a banner on it's back that reads, "Reserve Grand Champion Steer of Show Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Exposition, Houston Texas 1959". The lead rope is being held by a young man in a button-up shirt and watch with a paper pinned to his shirt with the number 2. Three more men stand behind the steer, wearing suits and ties. On the right side of the frame is a man in a hat, glasses and fringed leather jacket reading from a piece of paper. The other four men wear cowboy hats. In the background is a podium with a microphone and more men.
Date: 1959
Creator: James Cathey
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

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

Champion Hereford Female, Junior Division 1955 HFSS

Description: Photograph of a champion Hereford female who's harness is being held by a young cowboy in glasses with the number 2403 hanging around his neck. Behind the cow stands a man in a suit, tie and hat and is holding a banner on the cow's back that reads, "Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition". In the background are several cowboys and numbered gates.
Date: 1955
Creator: R.W. Shirer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Champion and Reserve Champion Herefords at the 1955 HFSS

Description: Photograph of two young cowboys holding the harnesses of the Grand and Reserve Champion Herefords at the Houston Fat Stock Show. Both boys are wearing button-up shirts, cowboy boots and cowboy hats and one boy has the number 984 pinned to his shirt. They are both holding banners on the cow's backs, one reads, "Champion, Open Class Hereford Steer, Houston Fat Stock show and Livestock Exposition". In the background is arena seating.
Date: 1955
Creator: R.W. Shirer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Champion and Reserve Champion Herefords at the 1955 HFSS

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Hereford steers at the Houston Fat Stock Show. The cows have banners on their backs and young boy in a cowboy hat stands in-between them. Nine men and one woman stands behind the steers. Three men are wearing suits and ties, five men are wearing cowboy hats, and the woman is wearing earrings and a purse.
Date: 1955
Creator: R.W. Shirer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1969

Description: Photograph of a champion Hereford in a harness. Two men in suits, ties, and glasses stand behind the cow, as does a young woman in a sash and a young boy holding the harness. All of them wearing cowboy hats, one man holds a large trophy and a banner and the girl holds a small trophy. In the background is a backdrop that reads, "Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 1969".
Date: 1969
Creator: American Hereford Association
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1969

Description: Photograph of a Champion Polled Hereford Female wearing a harness. Standing behind the cow, left to right, is Howard Phillips, Gail Long, Jonothan Fox, Henry Tilford, Lynn Storm, Verne Fuvall, and Jack Phillipps. Five of the men wear cowboy hats, five wear suits and neckties and two wear jackets. Mr. Fuvall is holding a plaque and Mr. Storm is holding a banner on the cow's back that reads, "Champion Female 46th National Polled Hereford Show and Sale, American Polled Hereford Association, Houston, Texas February 20-21-22, 1969'. In the background is a backdrop with the words, "National Polled Hereford Show" on it.
Date: 1969
Creator: Johnny Johnston
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Champion Polled Hereford Bull

Description: Photograph of a Champion Polled Hereford Bull wearing a harness. Standing behind the bull, left to right, is Orville Sweet, John Salmon, Lou Salmon, Dr. Harlan Ritchie, Jim Demuth, Don Jobes, Lynn Storm, Glen Klippenstein, Kirk Pendleton, Lloyd Arnett and Don Reynolds. Seven out of the nine men are wearing cowboy hats and all except one are wearing suits and ties. Mr. Reynolds is holding a plaque and Mr. Storm is holding a banner on the bull's back that reads, "National Polled Hereford Show and Sale, American Polled Hereford Association, Houston, Texas". In the background is a backdrop that says, "46th National Polled Hereford Show, Houston".
Date: 1969
Creator: Johnny Johnston
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Miss Silver Mischief 596, Champion Hereford Female

Description: Photograph of Miss Silver Mischief 596, a champion Hereford female wearing a harness. Standing behind the cow is five men and two women. All of the men are wearing cowboy hats and three are wearing suits and ties. The women are wearing dresses and heals. One man is holding the bull's harness, one man is holding the bull's harness and a man and woman are holding a trophy.
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

J.D. Hudgins

Description: J.D. Hudgins, owner of the J.D. Hudgins ranch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum