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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Decade: 1890-1899
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood]
Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood. There are people and a man on horseback walking across the railroad track in the bottom right corner of the photograph The photograph shows the following businesses: A. Kochan Farming Implements, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Austin's Exchange Saloon. The Brazos River bridge is near the top right corner. Text near bottom of photo reads: "North View July 7 1899 No 7". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8859/
[Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules]
Photograph of Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules. In this Sepiatone professional outdoors photograph, the two men are holding black umbrellas in their left hands and fans in their right hands. Both are wearing slacks, jackets, and hats. Man on right has a cigar in his mouth. A limb extends across the length of the (bottom) foreground. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The back of the photograph has a picture of a town with crowd of people labeled "M'Leodsville.--Happy Hollow." Printed in black under picture and label: "HAPPY HOLLOW for outdoor amusements. FREE ENTERTAINMENT every pleasant day. Cages open all the time. DONKEYS and PONIES for mountain rides and phuny fotos. All owned and managed by McLEOD, THE WILD WEST PHOTOGRAPHER, Hot Springs, Ark." In black ink in back at top: "Left - Albert George". Image dimensions are: 11.3 cm x 17.5 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8090/
[Albert Peyton George and two unidentified men wearing dark suits]
Studio photograph of Albert Peyton George and two unidentified men. Albert, who is standing in the center of the photograph, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark tie. He is resting his left elbow on a brick structure to his left. Man on left is seated on a cement column and he has an umbrella (closed with tip on ground) in his right hand. Man on right is seated on a wooden bench. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Text below the image reads: "Deane. Waco, Texas". Text on back of photograph reads: "Deane. Waco, Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8086/
[Albert Peyton George seated on a bench, with his hands clasped together]
Photograph of Albert Peyton George seated on a bench. George, who has his hands clasped around his left knee (crossed over his right) is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt, and light colored felt hat (pushed back on his head). White building (possibly the water cistern at the George Ranch house) in background. The photograph is mounted on a white texture cardboard matte. There is pencil writing on back that begins "Mr. A P. George" but the remainder of the notation is not legible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8087/
[Albert Peyton George smoking a cigar astride a small mule]
Photograph of Albert Peyton George astride a small mule. He is wearing a striped suit, white shirt, tie, and golf cap. He has a cigar in his mouth. There is an umbrella across the saddle in front of him. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Back of photograph in black ink: "Albert George." The photograph may be taken in Hot Springs, Arkansas because of the similarities in surroundings to photograph 2000.022.003. Image dimensions are: 11.4 cm x 17.9 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8089/
[Albert Peyton George wearing a dark suit, white shirt, bow tie, and derby hat]
Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, white bow tie, and derby hat. George has a cigar in his right hand. There is a buggy hitched to two horses in left background and a gray horse tied to a white picket fence in right background. Trees in distance. The photograph is printed into a round frame and mounted on a cardboard substrate. There is a black thick line around the perimeter of the cardboard and edges of cardboard are trimmed in gold. Back of photograph has floral vining printed in brown. In center of photo: "Manufacturers of the Kodak Camera Eastman Kodak co. 115 Oxford St. London. Rochester N. Y." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8093/
[Alfred Kirkland Baker as an infant, with a dog]
Photograph of an infant and a dog. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Alfred Kirkland Baker Age eight months". Alfred, who is wearing a white gown with eyelet lace at hem, is seated on tassel trimmed fabric draped over a wooden chair. A large brown or black and white dog is sitting in a chair to the left; the dog has its front paws on the chair that the infant is sitting on. There is a pillow over the back of the chair. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate. The cardboard has an embossed floral pattern on the outer border. Text in gold below the photo reads: "Eggel, Coleman, Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8872/
[An arch at Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899]
Photograph of the Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899. There are wooden fences on far left; iron fence with arched entrance gate near center - all under flood waters. There is a white house and trees in right background; a small building in center right background. This photograph is a copy of an original. Text written on the back of the original was copied to the back of this photograph and reads: "Flood of July 1899 Richmond Cemetery - Arch arc Gate is North cattle guard by Mrs. Annie Holmes Lot - [typed] Richmond Cemetery Gate During Flood of July 1899. Original in Morton Cemetery File - "History". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8858/
[T.B.W. Lumber Yard during the flood of 1899]
Photograph of the T.B.W. Lumber Yard during the flood of 1899. There are three men in a small wooden boat (crossing the street) near the center of the photograph. The lumber yard, on right, has stacks of lumber outside of the wooden tin roofed building. A two story house with trees in front yard is enclosed by a white picket fence on the left side of the photograph. There are other buildings in the background. Text at the bottom of the photograph reads: "T. B. W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 No 3". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8861/
[Beige ribbon with blue star]
Beige ribbon with blue writing that states: "(large star at top) Galveston April 21, 1896. Texas Veteran Twenty-Third Annual ..Re-union.." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7326/
[Beige silk ribbon with red writing]
Beige silk ribbon with red writing that states: "MEMBERS' BADGE DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC (SEAL OF TEXAS IN CENTER) OF TEXAS. ORGANIZED AT HOUSTON, TEXAS, NOV. 6, 1891." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7327/
[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dark high neck collar dress]
Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. Back of photograph in pencil identifies her as "Cousin Bell Davis". Davis, who has her graying hair loosely pulled up into a bun, is wearing a dark high neck collar dress with insets of lace at neckline and shoulders. Ruffled lace trim makes a "v" from shoulders to center of dress. Two strips of dark velvet extend from the ruffled lace. Bottom right of photograph reads: "The Elliotts Austin of (?) Texas". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8221/
[A boy standing behind a child in the yard of the J.H.P. Davis house]
Photograph of an African-American boy standing behind an Anglo child in the yard to the rear of the J.H.P. Davis House. The African-American boy may be the son of George/Frank Simpson and the Anglo child may be Davis George. There is a black and white dog to the left and a black dog to the right of the photograph. Partial view of a wagon (two-horse single board) on far left, fence around tree, shed addition to the barn all in background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8233/
[Brazos River during the flood of 1899]
Photograph of the Brazos River during the flood of 1899. Text at bottom of photo reads: "River & Stand Pipe July 7 1899 No9". The stand pipe is located to the right center of the photograph. Rooftops of several white wooden buildings are to the right of the stand pipe. There are trees on the left bank and in the distance. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8863/
[Button - seal of the state of Texas in center states: "TEXAS PROTECT YOUR SEAPORT"]
Button. White background, seal of the state of Texas in center. "TEXAS PROTECT YOUR SEAPORT". Last pat. date July 21, 1896 Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7361/
[Button with ribbonreads "WELCOME TO THE LIVE STOCK CENTER OF TEXAS, SOUVENIR, 1898"]
Button with ribbon. Button reads "WELCOME TO THE LIVE STOCK CENTER OF TEXAS, SOUVENIR, 1898", ribbon "AT SAN ANTONIO, JANUARY 18-20, 1898." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7381/
[Commemorative Ribbon]
"RECEPTION committee 8th ANNUAL CONVENTION Texas Live Stock Ass'n GALVESTON Jan. 17-20, 1899" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7395/
[Commemorative Ribbon]
"TEXAS LIVE STOCK ASS'N GUEST SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, JANUARY 14-15, 1898." Red, with longhorns over Texas state seal in center. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7394/
[Commemorative ribbon "GUEST" at top in metal frame]
"GUEST" at top in metal frame, "TEXAS LIVE STOCK ASSOCIATION GALVESTON TEXAS JANUARY 17 TO 20, 1899" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7396/
[A cow facing the right side of the photograph]
Photograph of a cow. The (brown) cow is facing the right side of the photograph. Partial view of a wooden barn on left. A saddled white horse is tied to a tree on the right. The photograph is cropped into a circle and is on a cardboard substrate with white border. A black border measuring 4 cm borders the outside of the cardboard with gold at edging. Image dimensions are: 8.6 cm in diameter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8255/
["Daughters of the Republic of Texas" ribbon]
Ribbon. "Member's badge Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Organized at Houston, Texas, Nov. 6, 1891" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7342/
[Davis George as an infant, laying on a table]
Studio portrait of Davis George. Davis is reclining on a fabric covered table. The fabric has tassels on the edge and can be seen in the bottom right corner. The background has a draped cloth on right and mountain scenery in left background. The photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8157/
[Davis George as an infant, wearing a long white gown]
Portrait of [infant] Davis George. George is wearing a long white gown with white lace trim. He is sitting on a tassel edged flower print blanket. George is not wearing shoes. The photograph is mounted on a beveled black cardboard matte. Bottom of the matte is embossed in gold: Zahn (in round emblem) 418 Tremont Galveston, Tex. Image dimensions are: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8167/
["Delegate Democratic State Convention" ribbon]
Ribbon. " DELEGATE DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION GALVESTON, TEXAS AUGUST 2 1898" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7340/
["Democratic State Convention Galveston" ribbon]
Ribbon. Top is unreadable. "DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION GALVESTON, TEXAS AUGUST 2 1898" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7341/
[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]
Photograph of F. I. Booth. In this studio portrait, Booth is wearing a dark colored jacket, white striped shirt, and dark colored tie. There is a pin on his left lapel. Mr. Booth has graying hair parted on the left side, and he has a thick mustache. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray matte with embossing below portrait that reads: "Wright's Studio A. H. Hitchler 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." Written on back of photo in pencil: "F. I. Booth" and in black ink: "6/23/99". Image dimensions are: 10.3 cm x 14.6 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8908/
[Fort Bend County Jail and surrounding buildings flooded]
Photograph of the Fort Bend County Jail and surrounding buildings taken during the 1899 flood. The jail building is a two and a half story dark brick building with white trim. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8862/
[The fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse]
Photograph of a two and a half story brick building with a tower at center of roof that houses a clock on each of the four faces of the structure. The building is the fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse that was located at 410 Morton Street in Richmond, Texas circa early 1900's. The building is enclosed by an iron fence. A wooden hitching post is located in front of the iron fence at the front entrance. There is a windmill on the far right side of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8722/
[Gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides]
14K gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides. The perimeter is decorated with diamond shape engravings and small swirled patterned engravings. Inscribed inside the back cover: "Mother to Albert Oct 7th 1891". Watch maker is "Elgin Natl, Watch Co." as seen on face of watch. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and has a separate dial for the seconds. A black ribbon with a gold two-pronged buckle on it is attached to the watch by a small gold chain. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8081/
[Gold San Antonio ribbon with black letters]
Ribbon. Gold, with black letters "San Antonio Desires to Greet You in '96." (1896). Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7334/
[A group of photos of Davis George as an infant]
Studio portrait of Davis George as an infant. Five studio poses of Davis George on one print. Starting from top and moving clockwise: Davis flying through the air holding a light colored banner with both hands out in front, with end of banner flying behind; Davis resting on an opened flower with one wing apparent; Davis in a long, lacy gown sitting; Davis laying on his stomach inside of a cracked egg; Davis on his stomach flying on an umbrella. Picture is mounted on a gray mat board. Photographers mark at lower, right hand corner of mat board. On back: "25672 1/2 silver, Mrs. A. P. George, 1.25" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8155/
[J.H.P. Davis wearing a black suit]
Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and mustache, is wearing a dark two piece suite, dark tie with polka dots, and a white shirt. Pocket watch chain is attached at second button of vest. The portrait ends just above the waist. Embossed in bottom right corner of photograph: "Lefkowsky & Co. Beaumont, Texas." Back of photograph in pencil: "Judge J. H. P. Davis". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8243/
[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark suit]
Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a dark three-piece suite with a polka-dot tie. Photograph fades just above the waist. Bottom right corner of photograph has embossed: "Lefkowsky & Co. Beaumont, Texas." Photograph is enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom right portion of the photograph has adhered to the folder and so remains a part of this accession number. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8237/
[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark three piece suit and a tie]
Bust portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and a silk tie with a light colored circular pattern. Davis has thin (graying at temples) hair, and a graying mustache. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate with a thin red line that that borders the outer perimeter of the cardboard. Below photograph in red: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8264/
[J.H.P. Davis with a dark suit and a spotted tie]
Portrait of J.H.P. Davis that has been cropped into a circle measuring 17.7 cm in diameter. Davis, who has gray hair and a graying mustache, is wearing a tweed three piece suit, white shirt, and lattice patterned tie. A ribbon with legible portion of it reading: ''ANNUAL CONVENTION" is pinned to his left lapel by a round pin bearing five points. Portrait is cropped above the waist. To left of photograph: "Moffett". Back of photograph in pencil: "J. H. P. Davis 5565[over]8 E 875% 4x6 #5. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8242/
[Large Stick and ball oak chair]
Referred to as "stick and ball' describing the back design; arms of golden oak with cane seat Old Object Term: Chairs, arm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7088/
[Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones]
Photographic copy of Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones. Mamie (on left), who has long hair, and dark dress with dark stockings and lace up ankle shoes. She has her hands on a floral arrangement. Albert, who is standing in the center, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark tie. He has his left leg crossed over his right. Jones, who has dark hair that is curled at her forehead, is seated in an upholstered chair and is holding a book in her hands. Her dark, long sleeved dress buttons down front to the waist. The back of the photograph has a notation that reads: Duplicate of orig. belonging to Va. Scarborough. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8178/
[Mamie E. Davis as a young girl]
Bust portrait of Mamie E. Davis. Davis, who is seen in profile, is wearing a light colored outfit and beads, has her long hair down and over her shoulders. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in brown reads: "Morris. N. E. Cor. Market and Centre, Galveston." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8177/
[A man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899]
Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. There is a man wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and hat walking across the bridge (approaching camera). Trees on right and left of bridge. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Southern Pacific Bridge - Flood 1899". The photo is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8865/
[Map of Ryon Farm and Pasture Co. lands]
Drawing, map, ink of Ryon Farm and Pasture Co. lands 1897. On paper with black ink, the title reads "Lands in Fort-Bend Co-TEX" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7109/
[Medal and button connected by a red ribbon reads "FORT WORTH CHICAGO"]
Medal and button connected by a red ribbon. Medal decorated with American flags, reads "FORT WORTH CHICAGO." Button reads "EXCURSION TO MEXICO VIA SOUTHERN PACIFIC - SUNSET ROUTE Jan'y 20th, '98" with longhorn in center. 1898. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7385/
[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]
Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis. Died Aug. 3, 1891. Black card with gold edging and writing. Top, center sparrow holding a card that reads: "In Loving Remembrance of". Underneath bird, Holy Bible with "Capt. W. K. Davis, Died Aug. 3, 1891" written on front. Foliage in background. Bottom, center unraveled scroll reads: "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, Must we forever part? Dearest loved one we have laid thee, In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8546/
["Mrs. Belle R Davis" wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar]
Photograph of "Mrs. Belle R Davis" as identified in pencil just below the bust image. Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar that extends to shoulders and attaches at the center of the dress near an inset of intricate embroidery. Davis has her graying hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thin red line around its perimeter. Written in red at bottom: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8222/
[The northwest corner of a white wooden house]
Photograph of the northwest corner of a white wooden house. The house has a porch that extends across a portion of the front of the house. A brick chimney of the house is seen on the right side of portrait; and a picket fence runs along the front of the house on the left. There is a man standing in the front yard of the home while a child is standing on far left, just outside of the picket fence, on the sidewalk. Trees in background. Writing in blue ink on back of photo reads: "Our House Made Jul 6 " 96. By H. K. Mitchell." The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8869/
[A.P. George in a wooden flat bottom boat]
Photograph of A.P. George in a wooden flat bottom boat. George, who is standing in the boat and is holding a long pole for navigating in the water, is wearing lace up boots, dark pants, white shirt, and a hat. There is a large moss draped tree in the water in background. The bow of another wooden boat is visible to the left of the photograph. The muddy bank is in the foreground. The photograph is pressed into a thin cardboard and is embossed with "H. H. Morris Galveston, Texas" in the bottom left corner. Back of photograph in pencil: "Albert P. George". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8091/
[Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet]
Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet. Davis is bent over to get a drink and is wearing a white gown. He is in the left center of the photograph. There is a wooden planter with pointed triangular trim in the bottom right corner. Small tree in right foreground. Shrubs, white picket fence and trees in background. Photograph is mounted on a white textured substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8159/
[Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet in the front yard]
Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet. George is wearing a white gown. Davis is in the front yard of the JHP Davis home. The man wearing slacks, white shirt, suspenders, and hat in center left of photograph is George/Frank Simpson. Simpson is holding a garden hoe. White picket fence in background left; shrubs and trees in right background. Wooden planter to right foreground. Photograph is mounted on a white textured cardboard matte. Image dimensions are: 11.5 cm x 9.2 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8160/
[Photograph of Davis George drinking water in the front yard]
Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet. George is wearing a white gown. Davis is in the front yard of the JHP Davis home. The man wearing slacks, white shirt, suspenders, and hat in center left of photograph is George/Frank Simpson. Simpson is holding a garden hoe. White picket fence in background left; shrubs and trees in right background. Wooden planter to right foreground (image is peeled away). The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate that is trimmed in gold. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8161/
[Photograph of Davis George wearing a long sleeved gown]
Photograph of Davis George. Davis George is wearing a long sleeved gown and is standing next to round wooden structure (possible a planter). He is resting his left hand on the rim of the planter. Shrubs and trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate that is trimmed in gold. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8164/
[Photograph of Davis George wearing a white gown and drinking water from a faucet]
Photograph of Davis George, who is wearing a white gown, drinking water from a faucet. The older African-American boy standing on left in overalls is possibly the son of George/Frank Simpson. White picket fence in background. Bare trees to left and right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8163/
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