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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Field of Longhorn Cattle]

Description: Photograph of a field with a group of cattle and men on horseback near a small pond. Back of photograph: "Bob Kleberg trading cattle with peeler. First time King Ranch purchased Longhorns. Kleberg had photos taken to Document the historical event. He used the images in advertising sale catalog in 1960's."
Date: 1952
Creator: Harvey Patteson & Son Photographers

Farmfico Luncheon, April 22, 1953

Description: Photograph of many men in suits and ties gathered around a very large dining table for a Farmfico luncheon. The table is covered in dishes and bouquets of flowers. In the foreground is an electric fan and a film projector. The room has many tall pillars and windows.
Date: April 22, 1953

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

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

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

Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston, Texas, 1957

Description: Photograph of a steer with a banner hanging on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Exposition, Houston, Texas 1957". Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Mr. Edgar W. Brown, J.F. Pat Carley, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, James Everett and Archer Romero. All of the men except one is wearing a jacket and bow tie. Two of the men wear eyeglasses and everybody is wearing a cowboy hat.
Date: 1957
Creator: James Cathey

President Dwight Eisenhower

Description: Photograph of President Dwight Eisenhower speaking to a group of cattle raisers. He stands at a podium decorated with stars. A sign above him reads, "Welcome Mr. President" and one below him reads, "The Hereford Heritage". Many men sit on the platform and photographers stand below in the crowd.
Date: 1957~