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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

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

Description: 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.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[An African-American man riding a Brahman cow]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man riding a Brahman cow that is harnessed to a second Brahman cow. The man is wearing lace-up knee length boots, pants, long sleeved shirt, and felt cowboy hat. The cows are inside of a stock pen at the King Ranch. Other cattle can be seen in a stock pen on the other side of wooden panel. Partial view of a wooden building on right. White wooden house in left background. Copy 001 has substantial fading and foxing.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A Brahman bull facing left of photo]

Description: Full length close-up photograph of a Brahman bull (facing left of photo) in a pasture on the King Ranch. Partial view of another Brahman cow on far right. Fence and wooden building in background on left.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A Brahman bull (facing right side of photo)]

Description: Full length close-up photograph of a Brahman bull (facing right side of photo) in a pasture on the King Ranch. Barb wire fence with white posts in background. Log cabin in center right distance; trees in background.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph centers on a Santa Getrudis bull in a pasture]

Description: Photograph centers on a Santa Getrudis bull in a pasture (probably on the King Ranch). Other Santa Gertrudis cattle in background. There is a calf on right side of photo. Trees in background. Written in pencil on back of photograph "Pop Eye 1948" and stamped in black on back "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer May 16 1948 Kingsville, Texas".
Date: May 16, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a Brahman bull]

Description: Close-up full length photograph of a Brahman bull (facing left side of photo) in a pasture on the King Ranch. Large white barn on left. Barb wire fence can be seen the horizontal length of the photo in background (in front of barn on left).
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a Brahman bull standing near a water trough/tower]

Description: Photograph of a Brahman bull standing near a water trough/tower on the King Ranch. The tower has a three dimensional image of a Brahman cow on top of it. The tower's water is provided by a windmill to the left of the photograph. There is a small wooden pump house beneath the windmill. A wooden fence separates the pasture from land that has been broken up for possible hay planting or row crops. White building in far left background; trees in background.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a herd of Santa Getrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a herd of Santa Getrudis cattle in a pasture (probably on the King Ranch). Two men on horseback (one center of photo, the other to right) are controlling the herd. Fence line in background. Typewritten on back of photograph: "Santa Gertrudis Herd".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a herd of Santa Getrudis cattle in a pasture near a water trough]

Description: Photograph of a herd of Santa Getrudis cattle in a pasture near a water trough (probably taken at the King Ranch). The cement water trough (surrounded by a puddle of water) is on the left side of the photograph. Written in black ink on back of photo: "Pop Eye". Stamped on back in black: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer May 16 1948 Kingsville, Texas".
Date: May 16, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a man holding the halter on a King Ranch owned horse]

Description: Photograph of a man holding the halter on a King Ranch owned horse. The man is wearing light colored pants with the hems tucked into cowboy boots, white shirt, and light colored felt hat. He is holding the horse halter in his right hand and he has his left hand in front of the horse's mouth. White barn in background. Black stamp on back: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Nov 29 1948 Kingsville, Texas" with black border around print.
Date: November 29, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a "Santa Getrudis Bull Coton"]

Description: Photograph of a "Santa Getrudis Bull Coton" as typewritten on front of photo. The bull is haltered and has a ring in his nose. The bull is standing in front of a wooden barn with double doors opened (probably on the King Ranch). Back of photo stamped in black: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Mar 22 1948 Kingsville, Texas".
Date: March 22, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a "Santa Getrudis I" cow]

Description: Photograph of a "Santa Getrudis I" as typewritten on the front top center of the photo. The cow is standing in a pasture of tall grass. Partial view of another Santa Gertrudis on right. Trees and fence in left background. Stamped on back in black: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Jan [?] 1948 Kingsville, Texas".
Date: January 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a small herd of Brahman cattle]

Description: Photograph of a small herd of Brahman cattle. A man wearing a dark suit and hat is walking (center, left) between the cattle. Two story ranch houses, water tank, storage tanks in background.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a white Brahman bull - side view]

Description: Photograph of a white Brahman bull (side view) standing in a (flower filled) pasture on the King Ranch. Stamped on back of photograph in black: " J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Apr [sic] 25 1948 Kingsville, Texas". There is a black ink mark on photo near bulls back.
Date: April 25, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.K. Northway holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse]

Description: Photograph of a man holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse. The man, who has wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing dark boots, light colored pants (hems tucked into boots), white long-sleeved shirt, and light colored felt hat. A white barn with the flying "w" brand painted on the exterior wall (to left of photograph) can be seen in the background. There is a water faucet with bucket and a post near barn wall on far left (just below brand).
Date: 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Santa Gertrudis steers in stock pens]

Description: Photograph of Santa Gertrudis steers in stock pens. Wooden barn on left. Roof of large barn in right background. Typewritten on back: "Santa Gertrudis steers on feed". Stamped on back in black: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Mar [rest of date not legible] Kingsville, Texas".
Date: 1943 - 1950
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of six Brahman cattle in a pasture owned by the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of six Brahman cattle in a pasture owned by the King Ranch. A man wearing a dark suit and dark hat is standing (left of photograph) between two of the cows. He has his left hand on the top of a cow's head. He is probably displaying the gentleness of the breed.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of six young Brahmans in the corner of a stock pen]

Description: Photograph of six young Brahmans in the corner of a stock pen on the King Ranch. All are wearing halters except the second cow from the right. Their lead ropes can be seen across the dirt of the stock pen. Bare tree in background.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park