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    Oliver Grote, circa 1939-1940

    Pictured: Oliver Grote with prize-winning Hereford, circa 1939-1940.

    Summary: The Nikki Grote Collection contains digital images from two scrapbooks and a book. The scrapbooks contain images of the Fort Worth Stock Show and the donor's relatives, M.E. Grote and Oliver Grote, who raised cattle and won various awards for them at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show and other competitions. The collection consists of photographs, 4-H Club records and articles cut from Fort Worth, San Angelo and Mason, Texas, newspapers. All items date from the late 1930s and 1940s. Newspaper clippings include adds for "Grand Champion" meat sold in Fort Worth markets.


    • Garry Winogrand, Stock Photographs: The Fort Worth Fat Stock Show and Rodeo, with an Essay on the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show by Ron Tyler. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1980.

    Digital Images

    • Two scrapbooks showing newspaper clippings and photographs related to 4-H Agricultural Club Meat Animal Demonstrations and the Fort Worth Stock Show. Circa 1930s and 1940s.


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