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 Decade: 1910-1919
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Button that states: "FORT WORTH THE REAL COW TOWN WELCOME HOME AGAIN 1912"]

[Button that states: "FORT WORTH THE REAL COW TOWN WELCOME HOME AGAIN 1912"]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Button. Blue border, white background, orange steer. "FORT WORTH THE REAL COW TOWN WELCOME HOME AGAIN 1912". A cream colored ribbon used to hang from it, but is completely missing. Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Button with an image of a longhorn in center that states: "OKLAHOMA CITY 1913"]

[Button with an image of a longhorn in center that states: "OKLAHOMA CITY 1913"]

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Button with an image of a longhorn in center. States: "OKLAHOMA CITY 1913". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Cream button with image of a longhorn on front]

[Cream button with image of a longhorn on front]

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Cream button with image of a longhorn on front. Lettered around edges: "OKLAHOMA CITY 1913" Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The dirt driveway leading to the George house]

[The dirt driveway leading to the George house]

Date: February 21, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph looking down the dirt driveway leading to the George house. A white posted barbed wire fence runs along the right side up until the white picket fence that surrounds the George house in the distance. The two story white George house can be seen behind some small trees in the distance on the right. Directly down the driveway is a white garage with two garage doors open. On the left side is a white posted barbed wire fence. On back, handwritten: "GEORGE HOUSE".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The George Ranch house and cistern house]

[The George Ranch house and cistern house]

Date: 1911 - 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House taken before December 21, 1924. The ranch house is a two story white wooden home with four visible brick chimneys. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. There is one dormer above the top porch. The cistern house has a stairway with white railing leading to the door near top. There is an African-American man standing next to the white picket fence on the left side of the photo. Three people are sitting on the front porch of the house. In this photograph, note that both porches are open, the cistern house is unpainted, upstairs and downstairs windows are shuttered, the cistern house has a weather vane at the top, foul pens in front of house, and no driveway has been formed in front of the house. Underneath the picture, hand-written: "GEORGE HOUSE MADE INTO TWO STORY". Back of post card in black: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here AZO [written four times to form a square with triangles in each corner] Place Stamp Here [written inside of square]. Images are slightly blurred.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Date: 1911 - 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Date: 1911 - 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The George Ranch house from an east approach]

[The George Ranch house from an east approach]

Date: 1911 - 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house, east approach. The two story white wooden house has three of the four chimneys visible. The two open porches on have white railing. There is a rocking chair on the bottom porch. Two oak trees partially obscure view of the front of house. The cistern house, to the left of the main house, is not painted and has no weather vane on top during this period. The top of a windmill is seen between the cistern house and the main house. A white picket fence is in front of the house and a wire fence for foul encloses the picket fence. Inside of the wire fence on right and to the left of the wooden gate are several wooden boxes (coops ?). There is no driveway leading to front. Stamped on back of photo in black: "316".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Gold medal with red and white ribbon]

[Gold medal with red and white ribbon]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Gold medal with red and white ribbon. "FT. WORTH 1912 36TH ANNUAL CONVENTION" on top half, "CATTLE RAISERS ASS'N OF TEXAS. MEMBER" on bottom half. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Gold metal pin that states: "KEY TO FORT WORTH 34TH ANNUAL CONVENTION"]

[Gold metal pin that states: "KEY TO FORT WORTH 34TH ANNUAL CONVENTION"]

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Pin is gold metal and at top has a cougar on top of a key that states: "KEY TO FORT WORTH 34TH ANNUAL CONVENTION" Image of Texas with a cattle head in the center and a banner across the top. Banner states: "MEMBER CATTLE RAISERS' ASS'N 1910". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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