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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[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 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 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 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 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 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