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[The letterhead reads: "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Description: The letterhead reads: "The Santa Gertrudis Journal". The contents of the letter dated December 22, 1969 are: "Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 Phone (817) 336-3611 December 22, 1969 Mrs. Clark Berry Mamie E. George Ranch Box 33 Richmond, Texas 77469 Dear Mrs. Berry: I am returning the picture of the champion Shorthorn bull Prince Peter Jasper that I borrowed from you the other day. Many thanks for the use of it. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger B. Letz Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Enc.". The photograph referred to in the letter is 2000.034.025.
Date: December 22, 1969
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. Just beyond the barbed wire fence line is a white wooden house. Small metal gate near right center opens up to corner porch of house. There is a wooden bench on the porch. Wooden fence on right side of photo with trees in the background.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull in a stock pen on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a stock pen on the George Ranch. The bull hooves are muddy. White wooden fence on left and wire fence on right. Another cow can be seen in the stock pen just beyond the white wooden fence on left. Scattered bare trees and pasture in background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "Herd Bull 258".
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull with "02" and "6" branded on his left side]

Description: Photograph of a bull with "02" and "6" branded on his left side. The bull is standing in a hay strewn stock pen on the George Ranch. Another cow is lying behind and to the right of the bull. A wooden post is directly behind bull. Tin roofed shed in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Recently Purchased Polled Bull" and also "Dec 1969 Letz". The photograph was attached to a letter from Roger B. Letz 2000.034.002a.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull with "258" branded on left flank]

Description: Photograph of a bull with "258" branded on left flank. The bull has muddy hooves. White fence with cow visible in other pasture in left background. Metal gate to right. White buildings and sheds in background. The photograph was taken on the George Ranch. Back of photograph written in blue ink: "Herd Bull 258" and in pencil "Dec 1969 Letz".
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of two bulls in a pasture]

Description: Photograph of two bulls (one lying in pasture on left and the other standing on right) in a pasture. Barb wire fence just beyond the cattle. Pasture and utility poles in background. Back of photo in pencil: :"56-7". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in blue ink] 556-7".
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of two bulls in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph focuses on two bulls in a pasture on the George Ranch. Bull on right has horns, bull on left has grass in his mouth. Just beyond bull on right, there is a cow lying in the grass and another in right background near a white wooden fence. Fence line and scattered trees in background.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of two groups of bull calves eating from wooden feed troughs]

Description: Photograph of two groups of bull calves eating from wooden feed troughs. Three calves are standing near the perimeters of the feeding calves. There is a cow eating hay near a round water trough in the back area of the fenced pen. White wooden building with a small wooden shed in background. Trees in distance. Written in back of photo in pencil: "Bull Calves" and "Dec 1969 Letz". The photograph was attached to letter 2000.34.002a.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letter head]

Description: Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letter head reads: " Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas August 12, 1969 Mr.. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are the layouts we discussed yesterday. The September ad has been sent to Hilmar. I found a good picture of Walter Hellyer. Many thanks for your efforts in my behalf on this matter and I will try my best to help you as time goes by. Should you want me to meet with you and Hilmar at the ranch I will be happy to do so. I have in mind doing a story on the cattle Hilmar has sold that are on feed at Eagle Lake and in turn made into barbecue for a man in El Campo. These are his personal cattle. We have 47 students for the school of knowledge at Valley Mills, from six states and Mexico, a turn out that is much better than we expected. Looks like this will be a successful venture. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Encs.".
Date: August 12, 1969
Item Type: Letter

[Newspaper article taken from The Herald-Coaster]

Description: Newspaper article taken from The Herald-Coaster, Rosenberg Richmond and dated Tuesday, August 12, 1969, with headline that reads: "George Ranch featured in trade magazine". Above the article is a photo of a bull in a pasture; white fence in background; white house on far right. Caption under photo reads: "A Polled Bull�one of the day Polled bulls used in the George Ranch breeding program. The ranch has recently expanded its operation by purchasing 229 females and 11 herd bulls from the Vachel Lackey Estate in San Antonio and shipping 23 heifers and three bulls to Ontario, Canada." Newspaper photo dimensions are: 13.5 cm x 8.3 cm.
Date: August 12, 1969
Item Type: Clipping

[Letter with letterhead "The Santa Gertrud Journal"]

Description: Letter had three photographs attached to it. The letter had the following contents:" [letterhead] The Santa Gertrudis Journal Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 December 12, 1969 Mr. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. Box 1080 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are several photos made yesterday at the George Ranch. Included is one of No. 99, the bull which is scheduled to be used in the January ad, of which you have a layout. All photos are identified on the back. Hilmar was not here, but I called him and he said to go ahead without him being in the pictures. We are mailing the January issue early, so we need copy as soon as possible. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger B. Letz RBL/mm."
Date: 1969
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph a herd of cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph a herd of cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cattle include Santa Gertrudis, white Brahman, and white faced cattle. There is a creek along the left side of the photograph with a bridge in left background. Three trees in pasture. Road (Fm 762) in background. Trees on other side of road. Back of photo in pencil: "600-17". Stamped in back in green "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-17".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph a short horn steer haltered]

Description: Photograph a short horn steer haltered (elbow of person holding halter in top right corner) and standing in a pasture on the George Ranch. The tail of the steer is hand-painted. Written beneath the steer (in the hay area) in white: "Phil Winegar". Fence and cross fence in background. White bar in distance near right. Written on front near white border: "17" and "552". Back of photograph in black type: "Prince Peter Jasper" and in pencil "Lot 17 - Photo L [marked out] and "552". Written in ink: " Mrs. Clark Berry Box 22 Richmond, Tex 77469" and "Return to Mrs. Berry". Stamped in blue on back: "Photograph by Phil Winegar - Livestock Photographer - Arlington - - Texas". A letter that accompanied this photo is accession 2000.034.026.
Date: 1968 - 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. There is a white house, wooden stock pen, and tin roofed barn in right background. Small tin roofed cattle feeder in left background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "600-5". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-5".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a herd of predominantly Santa Gertrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a herd of predominantly Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The photo was taken from a higher view. Dry Creek can be seen on the left as well as the bridge over it on FM 762. There are three trees visible in this pasture. Trees in background (across 762). Back of photo in pencil: "600/19". Stamped on back in green "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. 600-19".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull is in full side view and is facing the camera. He appears to only have one (right) horn. There are several other cows laying in the grass in the background. Trees on right and left background. Image is slightly blurred and faded or overexposed.
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch}

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull has an "S" branded on his back and near his left hip. He has "72" branded on his left flank. There is a wire fence (topped with barbed wire) just beyond the bull. A gravel road is on the other side of the fence with another fence just beyond the gravel road. Trees line that fence. Written on back in pencil: "600-9". Stamped in green: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-9"
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - in full side]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull is facing the camera in full side view (body aiming right). Fence line in background. Two trees across fence. Trees in background. White buildings in right background. Photograph is either faded or overexposed.
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - side view]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull (side view; bull facing camera) in a pasture on the George Ranch. Wire fence with barbed wire top in background. Wooden barn with tin roof and stock pens in left background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "600-4". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman, 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-4".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow, calf, and bull]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow, calf, and bull. The three are in a pasture on the George Ranch. Across the fence in other pasture is a tin roofed building with wooden pen on left; tin roofed building with two wooden pens on right among scattered trees. Trees in distance. Written on the back of the photograph in pencil: "600-23". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-23".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow - full side view]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow standing (full side view, cow facing the camera) next to a stock pen and white wooden barn. The cow has the "O" brand in two placed near his left leg. The brand was Polly Ryon's and was used by the George Ranch. Written on back in pencil: "600-13". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File no. [in ink] 600-13".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph