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[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]

[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 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]

[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

[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

[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