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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Photograph of the interior of a room on the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a room on the King Ranch. A wooden desk and chair is against a wall between two doors. A glass encased shelf above the desk displays framed photographs of horses (some at racing competitions) and horse trophies. Black stamp on back: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Nov 29 1948 Kingsville, Texas" with black border around print.
Date: November 29, 1948

[Photograph of Smith Kendrick Hall on the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Smith Kendrick Hall who was a blacksmith on the King Ranch. The fireplace and work areas with tools can be seen in the interior. Smith Kendrick Hall, also known as S.K., Smitty, or Smithy, is wearing light colored pants, shirt, cap, and leather apron, and is standing just outside of the overhead doorway of the building. The chain that raises and lowers the door is hanging to the right of the photograph. Black stamp on back: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Nov 29 1948 Kingsville, Texas" with black border around print.
Date: November 29, 1948

[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

[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

[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

[Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch. A man wearing a dark suit and hat is petting the Brahman (on left) with spots on its head to prove its gentleness. Large white barn in left background. Two story white house and water tank in right background.
Date: 1940 - 1955

[Photograph of two Brahmans]

Description: Close-up full length photograph of two Brahmans. They are in a pasture on the King Ranch. White wooden fence in background. Large white barn in left background.
Date: 1940 - 1955

[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

[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

[Photograph of the interior of a barn at the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a barn at the King Ranch. Rows of stalls with chain link topped partitions. Feed buckets and halters hang outside each stall. Enclosed wooden storage area on right interrupts line of stalls near center. Overhead garage door open in rear of building. Windows near roof line. Black stamp on back: "J. A. Dodd Commercial Photographer Nov 20 (?) 1948 Kingsville, Texas".
Date: November 20, 1948

[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