National Geographic : 1952 Jan
© National Gteographic Society 48 Kodachromes by HIlwell Walkcr When School Is Out, King Ranch Youngsters Follow in Their Fathers' Stirrups T Two teachers instruct 40 Mexican-American children in this one-room school, which also serves as a church. y As soon as a boy is able to ride he is taught to knot and handle a rope (right), brand, doctor, and do the many things a full-fledged cowhand must know. Falling heir to the long and rich tradition of the cattle country, he grows up in the business. After a hard morning in the saddle rounding up cattle on the Laureles division, Juan (left) is happy because he smells beef broiling on the charcoal grill.