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[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 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

[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 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

[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

[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 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

[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

[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