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[Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire"]

[Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire"]

Date: April 27, 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire Cowboy: No place like home on the range" taken from the HERALD COASTER and written by Sharon Wallingford dated Wednesday, April 27, 1988. The article spotlights Oscar "Lightning" Autrey, a African-American cowboy. Written at the top of the article "Grandpa Jodarski first settled in Booth Tex when he came here - This is how it was 1920 - He knew Mr & Mrs Booth well. Written at bottom: "Ethel was born in Booth, Texas."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

Date: July 6, 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead reads: "Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 Phone (817) 336-3611 July 6, 1971 Mr. Hilmar Moore, Manager Mamie E. George Ranch Richmond, Texas 77469 Dear Hilmar: It will be the George Ranch time to be featured in the cooperative Polled advertising page in our August 1 issue. I would suggest using something like "Headquarters For Polled Cattle Breeders Since 1932". You might also include a description of what you have for sale and a sentence such as "watch for our all-polled offering in the Pioneer Sale". We have a number of pictures on hand that could be used. I am sending two for your consideration, a group of young bulls and one of a herd sire which I think is Husky George 100. Please let me know what your wishes are in regard to the ad and return the picture you want to use. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz" .
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[A magazine page clipping taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

[A magazine page clipping taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Date: July 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: A magazine page (23) taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" dated July 1971. The page is in reference to a letter 2000.034.044a. The page shows an advertisement for breeders of �Polled Santa Gertrudis Cattle and lists Ranches and Farms that offer the sale of these cattle. Mamie E. George Ranch is listed in the bottom right corner of the page (23). In this particular article, the "Ballenger Farms" cattle were featured. The Ballenger Farm information was marked through with a black crayon.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

[A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Date: October 20, 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" as the letterhead reads as: "Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 (817) 336-3611 October 20, 1970 Mr. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. P. O. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are the pictures made at Kingsville. I have copies of them on hand here at the office so if you wish just call me collect about the copy for the next ad. I would suggest using the picture of the three men along with an announcement of the purchase of the highest selling polled bull in the history of the breed; along with a thank you to those who purchased Mamie E. George cattle at the Pioneer sale. I will use a picture of the bull editorially. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Encs."
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[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

Date: August 10, 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead reads: Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 August 10, 1970 Mr. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. P. O. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Attached are two pictures each of four of your Pioneer Sale heifers, one picture of one of the heifers and four pictures of the sale bull. Also included is a suggested layout of a page ad, which includes all six pictures. You will need to fill in appropriate remarks about each animal under its picture. The promotion of these sale cattle could be done in any of the following ways. 1. Run the attached layout in both the September and October issues. 2. Increase the size to two pages to run in September, thereby making the pictures larger; run a follow up smaller ad of a half page in the October issue. 3. Do not run a picture of all of the heifers - use only one or two. We will need to have the layout, copy and pictures you want to use in September by August 20. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Encs."
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[Letter with letterhead "The Cattleman"]

[Letter with letterhead "The Cattleman"]

Date: April 27, 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter with letterhead from "The Cattleman Published By The Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 410 E. Weatherford St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102, Phone 817/332-7155, Paul W. Horn, Editor" Contents of letter dated April 27, 1970: Mr. Hilmar G. Moore 900 Hillcrest, Richmond, Texas 77469 Dear Hilmar: Enclosed are the photographs which I took when I was with you and Walter at the George Ranch. The day was not the best and the photographer could have been a little better too. I understand Roger went out the next day when he had some sunlight. I hope he got some good shots for you. Sincerely, [signed] Paul W. Horn (cr) Paul W. Horn PWH/cr Enclosure CC: Walter Cardwell, Jr. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas 78644."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[1851 Map of Texas]

[1851 Map of Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1851 Map of Texas.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Branding, magazine sketch]

[Branding, magazine sketch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Branding" at the bottom. The drawing is of people branding cattle.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Brown leather box with a push clasp]

[Brown leather box with a push clasp]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Brown leather box with a push clasp. On fabric in interior of lid, stamped: "MANUFACTURE D'HORLOGERIE PATEK, PHILIPPE & Co. GENEVE GRAND PRIX A PARIS 1889 MEMBRE DU JURY - PARIS 1900". Interior is lined with purple velvet. On bottom of box a sticker reads: "PATEK, PHILIPPE & Co. Fabrique d'Horlogerie Geneve No 128391".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Business card of "Pilkington Jackson Art Publisher"]

[Business card of "Pilkington Jackson Art Publisher"]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Business card of "PILKINGTON JACKSON ART PUBLISHER 58 East 13 Street" Front of card has image of a carriage holding two men wearing black top hats drawn by a black horse who is moving fast. Trees are in the background. Back of card reads: "Terms To Dealers. TAKING THE REINS, BY JOHN W. EHNIGER, N.A.21 by 13 inches, beautifully mounted on India tint, engraved title &c., per dozen, $24.00. Retail, $3 00Another edition, 12 1/2 by 7 1/2, per dozen $8 00. Retail, & $1 00Also, by the same Artist, "Sheridan's Ride," and "The Decisive Moment," (Farragut at Mobile Bay), 12 by 10. India tint, mounted, &c., $16 per dozen. Retail $2 00.All the above measurements are exclusive of margin.These photographs sell at sight, and colored copies can be had at a slight increase of prices. Remit by Money Order. In cases where parties are know to the publisher goods will be sent C. O. D. If this does not interest you personally be good enough to hand it to some one else."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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