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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Gold velvet dining chair]

[Gold velvet dining chair]

Date: c. 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Chairs, side, Eastlake. Hall chair with gold-beige velvet upholstery; braid trim; Walnut; capstan round front legs, back legs square plain. American c. 1885 Old Object Term: Chair, Hall Pair
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Mauve pink dining chair, armless]

[Mauve pink dining chair, armless]

Date: c. 1880 - 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Chairs, dining, Eastlake. 1 of a set of 8 Eastlake style, includes 1 armchair, 7 side; upholstered in mauve pink velvet with covered button edging; upholstered over top of chair crests in roll form; black walnut, casters on front legs. American c. 1880-1885 Old Object Term: Dining Chairs
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A page from an autograph album addressed to "Mamie"]

[A page from an autograph album addressed to "Mamie"]

Date: c. 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Page from autograph album reads: "To Mamie On this leaf in memory forest may my name forever rest. Your Friend E.H. Da___".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Page in autograph album to Mamie from Alex K. Jones]

[Page in autograph album to Mamie from Alex K. Jones]

Date: c. 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Page in autograph album reads: "To Mamie Remember me when far far off where the wood chuck dies with the whooping cough Yours truly Alex K. Jones".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Ryon House (pre-1889?) from a distance]

[Photograph of Ryon House (pre-1889?) from a distance]

Date: c. 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Ryon House (pre-1889?) from a distance. White picket fence surrounds the house, complete with white archway on front fence. Small trees line the right side of the fence. Windmill present above and beyond the house. Upstairs master bedroom window and downstairs formal parlor window open. A woman is sitting on front porch. On bottom of picture, hand-written: "RYON HOUSE"
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Turkish style chair with tassled fringe]

[Turkish style chair with tassled fringe]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Chair, Turkish style. Green velvet upholstery, cut velvet floral trim; placed vertically on outer sides; green fringe around legs; overstuffed with wire frame and walnut legs. American c. 1880 Old Object Term: Turkish-style chairs
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Page written in autograph album to Mamie Davis from Zemma Schley]

[Page written in autograph album to Mamie Davis from Zemma Schley]

Date: March 6, 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Page written in autograph album. It states: "To Mamie Davis Peace be around, thee, wherever thou p__est; May life be for thee, one summer's day, And all that thous wishest, and all that thou lovest come smiling around thy sunny way! If sorrow e'er this calm should breath, May even thy tears pass off so lightly; Like spring-showers they'll only make The smiles that follow - shine more brightly. May time, who sheds his blright [sic] o'er all, And dayly dooms some joy to death, O'er thee, let years so gently fall, They shall not crush one joy beneath! As half in shad and half in sun This world along its path advances May that side the sun's ____ Be all that e'er shall meet thy glances Zemma Schley Richmond Mar 6th 1889".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[East exterior view of the J.H.P. Davis house]

[East exterior view of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Date: 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house. East exterior view of the white wooden two story house. The home has first and second floor porches with round white columns and white railing. Some of the windows have dark painted shutters. Three of the brick fireplaces can be seen above the roof line. A portico on the right side of the house is partially obscured by shrubs. At the center of the photograph is a shrub lined cement sidewalk leading to the front porch steps. There is a metal archway over the sidewalk about halfway to the steps. A woman wearing dark skirt, white blouse, and dark hat is seated on the top step of the porch. Two men and three women are standing on the porch near the front entrance. Line of tall shrubs on left; small shrub on right corner of house; large tree on right. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Image dimension are: 17.3 cm x 12.1 cm.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A horse and buggy in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]

[A horse and buggy in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Date: 1889 - 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house. This is the exterior north facade of the two story white wooden house with dark painted shutters, gate post, urns, and fence baseboard. A brick fireplace is to the left of the porch. There is a stained glass window over the portico. Standing on the porch is J.H.P. Davis and two women. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence with open gate. Reference used for description: "Internship Report Davis Complex Research/Planning" written by Michael Moore. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Written on back of photo in black: "Judge Davis Home in 1920 The Judge - Mrs. Davis, Mamie Davis". Also written on back with reference to the identification of Mrs. Davis and Mamie Davis in pencil was "Error". Image dimensions are: 19.5 cm x 11.8 cm.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[J.H.P. Davis in front of Davis house, standing on the shrub lined sidewalk]

[J.H.P. Davis in front of Davis house, standing on the shrub lined sidewalk]

Date: 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (with color added) of a white wooden two story house. The house is the J.H.P. Davis house with J.H.P. Davis standing on the shrub lined sidewalk that leads to the front steps of the house. The house has a first and second floor porch with white columns and railing. Dark painted shutters are found on most of the windows. Three fireplace chimneys are visible above the roof line of the house. The front door of the house is opened and a fence and wooden building can be seen through the hallway. There are trees and shrubs on the right and left of the photo; large bare tree in right foreground. Written in black ink at bottom of photograph: "Nurses' Home". When the Davis home was no longer occupied by the Davis family, it became a home for nurses of Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital and was used as such until about 1975. Reference material used for the description information was provided by "Internship Report Davis Complex Research/Planning George ranch Historical Park" by Michael R. Moore.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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