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dc.coverage.spatial Galveston County (USA, Texas) en_US
dc.creator Sloan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-28T19:54:33Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-28T19:54:33Z
dc.date.created 1948 en_US
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.other Photograph location: Box 1-129x en_US
dc.identifier.other Image file name: CMLAGC00098.jp2 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/92052
dc.description An African American man standing in front of a small building on a farm with an isolated group of cows standing nearby. en_US
dc.description This scene takes place on the Rigsby Dairy in Dickinson. The farm belongs to Hulen T. Rigsby Jr. (purchased with a GI Loan), and the cattle belong to his father Hulen Rigsby the third. There are forty head of registered Jersey cattle on the forty-two acre farm. Rigsby is a member of the American Jersey Cattle Club and also the Texas Jersey Cattle Club. He started with his herd four years ago and shows cattle in the Texas Jersey Cattle Show. He is a 4-H Club leader and has given three boys a calf valued at $200 each. He averages twelve thousand pounds of milk per month. Hulen has completed his agreement with the Soil Conservation Service. Of the forty-two acres, he has twenty acres in temporary pasture and twenty acres in permanent pasture. Permanent pasture consists of shite Dutch, dallis, rye, Bermuda, burclover. Has put out eighteen thousand pounds of phosphate. en_US
dc.description Although some of the descriptions of photographs in this collection have been altered for clarity, a majority of the descriptions are transcribed verbatim from the back of the photographs and reflect the language of those times. en_US
dc.format.extent Photographic print size: 5x7 inches en_US
dc.format.medium Photograph en_US
dc.publisher Physical: Agricultural Communications and Journalism Program, Texas A&M University en_US
dc.publisher Digital: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, <a href="mailto:cushing-library@tamu.edu">Email</a>, Phone: 979-845-1951, <a href="http://cushing.library.tamu.edu/">Website</a> en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Historic African-American Farm Work, The Texas A&M Agricultural Communications Photograph Collection en_US
dc.rights It is the users responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holders for publication of any materials. Permission must be obtained in writing prior to publication. Please contact the Cushing Memorial Library for further information. en_US
dc.title Dairy en_US
dc.type Image en_US
dc.subject.tgn Galveston County (USA, Texas) en_US
dc.subject.tgn Agriculture en_US
dc.subject.tgn Dairy farming en_US
dc.subject.tgn Outbuildings en_US
local.sequence 9800 en_US

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