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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Red silk Kingsville livestock ribbon]

Description: Red silk ribbon that states: "SECOND PREMIUM SR. LIVESTOCK DIV. BRAHMAN SHOW (SEAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS IN CENTER) SOUTH TEXAS FAIR & EXPOSITION KINGSVILLE 1950" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1950