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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Language: English
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Photograph of Jeff McLemore and Henry Frost]
Photograph of Jeff McLemore and Henry Frost. McLemore has dark hair and mustache. The full length portrait shows McLemore, who is dressed in a dark pin stripe three piece suit with his hat on his right knee, sitting on a rock ledge. Frost is balding and has a long beard. Frost, who is standing on the right side of the portrait, is wearing a dark knee length coat, dark pants, white shirt, dark colored ascot and his right arm is in a sling. Frost's left arm is behind his back. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with writing in pencil at bottom that reads: "Jeff McLemore, / Henry Frost". Text at bottom also reads: "Chas J. Wright 84 Main St. Houston, Texas". The back of the photograph is pink. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7405/
[1851 Map of Texas]
1851 Map of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7164/
[Autograph album "To darling Mamie"]
Page in autograph album reads: "To darling Mamie =My prayer= May choicest blessings crown thy head A"around [sic] thee beauteous robes be spread M"ay [sic] never sorrows gloomy pall. I"n [sic] all thy life - like a dark shadow fall E"ver [sic] guard her Father from starless skies D"o [sic] grant she may grow in beauty as old Time flies A"ye [sic] give a life all peace - or strength to bear with Fale V"erify [sic] every promise - of her present state I" pray for sunshine on her days and years S"avions [sic]! Save her, from storms and tears. Lovingly subscribed C.M. Reading Home- April 16, 1886". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8103/
[Autograph album "To my little Friend"]
Page from the autograph album that reads: "To my little Friend, This world is like a garden Your heart the fairest spot. Now in this fairy bower, Let me plant "Forget me-not" Your Friend Richmond April 20th 1886". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8202/
[Branding, magazine sketch]
A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Branding" at the bottom. The drawing is of people branding cattle. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7155/
[Brown leather box with a push clasp]
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". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7476/
[Business card of "Pilkington Jackson Art Publisher"]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8576/
[Button and ribbon]
Button and ribbon. Button "NATIONAL LIVE STOCK COMMISSION CO. CHICAGO - ST.LOUIS - KANSAS CITY - FORT WORTH." Ribbon "1904 - SOUVENIR - 1904 Texas Cattle Raiser's Convention FORT WORTH. TEX." Red, white, and blue ribbons Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7390/
[Button with the shape of a star on it]
Button with the shape of a star on it. In center of star, it states: "+1803 ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR. 1903+.THE STAR OF PROGRESS IS IN THE WEST". Purple ribbon extends downward and states: "EL__ 1903 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS WORLD'S FAIR 1902 ST. LOUIS". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7300/
[Cardboard box that contained eighteen postcards of Boulder Dam]
Cardboard box made similar to an envelope that contained seventeen postcards that were apparently purchased as a set. The front of the box has brown text that reads: "Boulder Dam [top, center] Word's Most Impressive Engineering Spectacle Center of a Magnificent Scenic Wonderland 18 Miniature Post Cards from Original Photographs". On left side of box front is a drawing of the dam, and on the right side is a drawing of canyons. The back of the box has text in brown that reads: "From [line] To [lines]" and in a rectangular box top, right "Postage 1 1/2[cents] Seal With Stamp". Text written under flap: "Issued By Boulder Dam Service Bureau Boulder Theatre Building Boulder City, Nevada Official Motion Pictures, Original Photographs, Souvenirs and Authentic Booklets". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9129/
[Cardboard white envelope with a white label on front]
Cardboard white envelope with a white label on front which reads: "First Class Mail From The Cattleman 410 East Weatherford Street Fort Worth 2, Texas To Hilmar Moore George Building Richmond, Texas 77469" . The envelope had a label with red writing in top right corner and is only partially legible because it was cut off. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7616/
[Child's toy engine, black and red]
Child's toy engine, red and black with spoked wheels. Text reads "Empire Express." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7176/
[Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family]
Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family. The front cover reads: "Merry Christmas" in green script with holly and berries as decorations. The interior of the card has text in black along with family photographs. The basic message reads: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The Texas Treichlers Christmas 1952 Newgulf, Tex". The top center photograph is of an older couple. Beginning clockwise from this top photo: couple dressed in light colored shirts - "Ann Bob"; two children playing on the beach - "Andy John"; a baby in a swing (or some other type of seat) - "Stephen Randall Treichler 1st 1952 addition."; baby held on person's lap - "Paul Treichler Edquist 2nd 1952 Addition"; couple (man wearing glasses) in white shirts - "Jean Jan (?); blonde toddler wearing sleeveless shirt - "Herb III "T3""; couple with woman wearing dark blouse and man (facing woman) wearing whit shirt - "Virginia Herb II". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9142/
[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family]
Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family. Exterior cover shows a black drawing of a front porch of a house with large columns. The focus is on a lamp attached to a wall with purple lines radiating from the lamp. The background shows bare trees and a large dome roofed building (capital?). Text on front reads: "Merry Christmas". The "M" and "C" are in purple; remaining lettering in black. The interior of the card is a drawing of a family hanging stockings near the mantle of a fireplace; candles and a wreath with two bells are placed on top of the mantle; decorated Christmas tree in left background. The photograph shows a young girl standing next to a large upholstered chair where a woman holding a baby is seated. A man dressed in a black suit is standing behind the chair. To the right of the chair is a young boy kneeling on one knee next to a Boxer dog. On right, a boy is standing near the fireplace holding up a snowman decorated stocking with the name "Bud" printed on it. Text at bottom of photo reads: "Marialice Sue (Cissie), Brian McGee, Marialice, Allan, "Dynamite", John Sharp, Allan, Jr. (Bud). Text in purple and black at bottom of card: "With the Best of Good Wishes for the Season The Shivers Family". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9141/
[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges from the Frosts]
Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges from the Frosts. The exterior cover of the card is red with white border on left and right. White text reads: "[holly leaf attached to the "H"] Holiday Greetings [holly leaf attached to the cross of the "t"]. The interior of the card is a paper "frame" for the enclosed photograph. The photograph shows a man and woman dressed the same in brown knit pants, red satin shirts, and felt hands. The man is standing in front of a mare and her colt while the woman is sitting on her heels and holding her hat out to the colt. Red text reads: "Mary and Pete Frost". Written in blue ink on the back of the cover [interior]: "Fruit Cake [underlined]". There is a white wooden house with red shutter trim in the background; picnic table on far left with a tree trunk that partially obscures it. Tree and shrubs on right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9131/
[Color photograph Gene Autry]
Color photograph Gene Autry. Autry, who is wearing cowboy boots, striped knit pants, plaid shirt, necktie, and white felt hat. Autry is sitting on a cedar hitching post and he is holding a guitar. His brown horse (with white strip across face), is standing beside him on left. Building and trees in background. Written in white on bottom of photo: "Always Your Pal Gene Autry". The photograph was taken from the Mamie Davis George photo album page 10. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7416/
[Commemorative Ribbon]
Commemorative ribbon for the Texas Live Stock Association with text on one side (blank on back). The words "Texas Live Stock Association" are written horizontally across the length of the ribbon, inside a decorative border; the left end says "GUEST" and the right end says "SAN ANTONIO FEB. 12 - 13." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7398/
["Crest of Boulder Dam and Arizona Highway"]
Postcard image of the "Crest of Boulder Dam and Arizona Highway" as written in white text near bottom right of postcard. The semi-circular roadway atop the dam has many automobiles traveling across it. Two walkways radiate from the highway (one in foreground, the other near center of photo). Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9120/
[Cutting Out, magazine sketch of ranchers on horseback]
A drawing from a magazine. The drawing is of men on horseback herding cattle. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7157/
["Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]
Postcard of the "Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam". Mountains and canyons at top of photo, dam at center, downstream flow of water at bottom. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9128/
["Downstream Face of Boulder Dam At Night"]
Postcard image of the "Downstream Face of Boulder Dam At Night" as written in bottom right corner of the postcard. Darkness around the spotlighted area of the dam (center of photo). Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9127/
[Envelope contain thirteen negatives of Mr. And Mrs. Flet]
A small manila envelope used for storing negatives. This envelope contained thirteen negatives of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan Sr. and their children. Printed in black print on front of envelope: "No. Name Order Remarks Retouched Order Finished Reorder Reorder". Type written on front: " 1/27/71 FAMILY & Mr. & Mrs. Morgan Fletcher Sr." Written on front in blue ink: "1-5x7 #2 glossy 6-5x7 #2 B&W 6-8x10 #9 B&W 6-5x7 #9 B&W". Printed on back in black: "No. Name Order Remarks Retouched Order Finished Reorder Reorder" and in blue ink: "M/M Fletcher Morgan". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7546/
[Envelope with print reading: "Houston Fat Stock Show"]
Envelope that contained 38 photographs. Manila envelope with red print reading: "Houston Fat Stock Show - and Live Stock Exposition - Houston, Texas" below this print is a red image of a cow's head in a star with ribbons, sheep, hog, and cow drawing at interval between star points. The star is enclosed in a circle. Written below circled star image is written "Premium List" Stamped in red near top center "[drawing of a globe] The Best Job In The World Enlist U. S. Army" The stamp is postmarked "Houston, Texas Oct 21 '46 PB Meter 93104 U. S. Postage Paid .04 1/2" and addressed to "For [in red print] A. P. George Richmond, Texas [in blue ink] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7874/
["Evengeline Oak"]
Postcard image of the "Evengeline Oak" as written in black at top of postcard. The oak is seen from across a body of water. There are lilies in the water in foreground. White wooden building in right background. Two and a half story wooden dark painted building near left center. Evengeline Oak near right center. White wooden building in right background. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9107/
[Folder containing a letter and photographs of cattle]
Folder containing a letter from The Santa Gertrudis Journal and nine photographs of cattle. The folder is white on the front and back. Inside (right side only) has an advertisement for Mamie E. George Ranch. The advertisement is in gray, black, and white and reads: "Our ALL POLLED Offering at the Pioneer Breeders Sale Premont, Texas Oct. 17 [6 rectangular areas for photos and 6 lined areas below rectangles for print]. Sale will be held at Los Jaboncillos Ranch - 7 Miles North of Premont on Hwy. 281 beginning at 1:30 P. M. [on bottom left is a sticker that reads: "For Sale At the Ranch" and below it is a lined area. Sticker in bottom left corner reads: Horned and Polled Santa Gertrudis Member: Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, Kingsville, Texas 78363 A Pioneer Santa Gertrudis Breeder An Old Herd With A New Program Santa Gertrudis Since 1932 Hilmar Moore, General Manger Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. Consultant Lockhardt, Texas Mail: George Building, Richmond, Texas 77469 Phone 713 342-2261 or 713 342-3758 (night)". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7653/
[Ho, For Texas! magazine sketch]
A drawing taken from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Ho, for Texas!" at the bottom. The drawing is of horses and men. Some of the men are raising their hats in the air. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7159/
[Gray cardboard folder with white ribbon on binding]
Gray cardboard folder with white ribbon on binding. Tissue page covers the paper insets in corners where photograph is secured. Front cover of folder has a thin gray line as a border. Written within bordered area: "Witzel L. A." Stamped on back of folder in red: "9280" and in blue "2924". Written in pencil on back: "Mrs. A. P. George Richmond, Tex 9 (?) So of P.O #7 blue slight brown lt yellow dress white trim". The folder contained the photograph 2000.035.030b of Mary Jones. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7557/
[Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston"]
Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston" written underneath a drawing of a two story plantation house with trees and landscape. Drawing is in maroon ink with trees in green. Also written at bottom "A Party-Pix Photo 'Where Texans Dine and Dance to Nationally Famous Orchestras". The back page of the folder has four slits for the picture corners (accession 2000.026.015a)to be placed. Back of folder in maroon ink: "Reprints One Dollar Per Copy Refer To Club, Number on Table and Date SEP 13 1946 Call K.3-1293 or Write Party-Pix Company 10009 Isabella Houston 4". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8000/
[Gray thick paper with "Harry C. Webb" in black type]
Gray thick paper with "Harry C. Webb" in black type. The card has a rusted outline of a paper clip[ in the top left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7996/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Cobb family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Cobb family. The card is a photographic image of a mother reading a Christmas book to their two young girls. Girl on right, who has dark hair, is wearing a white short ruffle sleeved dress. Woman in center, who has dark short hair is wearing a long sleeved light colored dress with dark colored button trim. Little girl on right, who has short blonde hair and is leaning her cheek on her mother's shoulder, is wearing a short ruffle sleeved dress with ruffled collar and tie belt that ends in a bow at back. Black text at bottom of photo reads: "The Same Old Story - - Merry Christmas Joan, Johnye and Suzanne". Written on back in pencil: "First Wife And Children Of Irby Cobb, Son Of Zillah Wheat [&] Dr. S. B. Cobb". The card has scalloped edging. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9133/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Cobb family]
Greetings card sent to the Georges from the Cobb family. The left side of the card has a photographic image of two young boys. Child on left, wearing overalls and white shirt, is seated in a folding chair next to a table bearing two shiny wrapped gifts. Boy on right wearing overall shorts with white shirt is standing next to the table. He has ribbon in his left hand and his right hand is on a gift box on top of the table. Written in black below the photo: "Charles [&] Chris". Text to right of photo reads: "Seasons Greetings". Written in black in below the text: "Shirlee and Irby Cobb". The card has scalloped edging. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9134/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. A photographic image of the family is at the top of the card. Photograph shows a man sitting in a chair with a toddler on his lap, a little girl wearing a short sleeved dress, and a woman with dark hair wearing a light colored dress with white collar is standing next to a fireplace (on right). There is a lamp in left background and a brick wall with lettering that reads "Merry Christmas" in center background. Text near center of card reads: "Merry Christmas" and has an eagle with ribbon in his beak and stars above it drawn below the text. Text at bottom reads: "John, Jay, Melissa, Freddie". Written in blue ink below text: "All of the very best of the best to you both - John Jones". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9138/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. The exterior cover of the card has a photographic image of three children. The children are sharing the seat of an upholstered chair. Girl sitting on left is wearing a light colored, belted, elbow length dress. Boy in center is wearing a plaid short set with striped socks and dark leather shoes. Boy on right is wearing a suit with striped tie. He has his left hand on his knee. There is partial view of a cat (head) on the left side of the photo. A lamp sits on a table next to a wooden wall in center right background. In right background, there is a brick wall with partial view of a broom and another fireplace tool hanging on the wall. Text on interior page reads: "Season's Greetings and all best wishes [four stars]" and "Melissa [star] John Clinton [star] Jay John and Winifred Jones". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9136/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Lewis family]
Greeting card that was sent to the Georges from the Lewis family. The card has a photograph of a young girl, who has blonde hair and wears eyeglasses, holding a cat in front of a ornate wooden framed mirror. The photo is framed by black line drawings of four thin Christmas trees with stars on top. Text at top of photo reads: "a very merry Christmas" with stars in between "very" and "merry". Written in top left corner of face of card: "over [encircled]". Written at bottom of photo in black ink (slightly smeared): "Bob, Do and Carol Lewis". Written on back of photo in blue ink: "12-20-58 Card sent - thanking Do and Bob Gray for the picture [underline]. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9132/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from The Richard Newkirk family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from The Richard Newkirk family. The card has a photographic image of two young girls standing in front of a fireplace. The young lady on the left is wearing a short sleeved dark velour dress. The girl on right is wearing a striped taffeta dress with elbow length sleeves and a plaid black trimmed inset at bodice. She is holding a wrapped gift box. There is a pot plant in bottom left corner. Over the mantle of the fireplace is an ornate wooden framed mirror. On top of the mantle are two vases with floral arrangements, and several candles with greenery surrounding them. Small votive candles fill in between flowers and tapered candles. Black text at bottom of card reads: "Suzanne and Joan send Greetings from The Richard Newkirks". The card has scalloped edging. Written in green ink on back of card: " 'Hello' Cousin Mamie! You can see what big girls I now have. Write us how you are getting along. We'd love to hear from you. Sincerely, Johny (?)". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9140/
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from The Richard Newkirk family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Richard Newkirk family. The card has a photographic image of two young girls decorating a Christmas tree. Girl on left is wearing a black jumper with white short sleeved shirt underneath, young lady on right is wearing a belted dress with short cuffed sleeves. The Christmas tree is decorated with ornaments (mostly doves) and gifts with shiny wrapping and large bows are stacked beneath the tree. Larger wrapped gifts can partially be seen behind both young women. The tree and the girls are in front of a large window that has the drapery pulled back leaving partial viewing of the outdoors. Text at bottom of card reads: "Suzanne and Joan send Greetings from The Richard Newkirks". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9139/
["Guest" Medal with Ribbon]
Medal with a partial red ribbon attached to the bottom. Medal reads "GUEST" and the ribbon says "TWENTIETH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ~" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7384/
[Head of cattle cut out in the center of circular pin]
Head of cattle cut out in the center of circular pin. Pin states: "ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7282/
[In Camp, the Texas Cattle Trade]
A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "In Camp. The Texas Cattle Trade" at the bottom. The drawing is of people camping out by a tent while the sun is setting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7158/
[Large tree that has been uprooted and is laying on its side]
Photograph of a large tree that has been uprooted and is laying on its left side. The right side (now top) of the tree is full, while the bottom side that is laying on the ground is barren. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Getting ready to crawl off-flood is coming!" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8375/
[Letter from Miss Jean Kiger to Mrs. Mamie George]
Letter enclosed in a portrait [2000.042.009b] of Miss Jean Kiger to Mrs. Mamie George. The letter, written in black ink, reads as follows: "Miss Jean Kiger R. 6 Box 1012 Houston 8, Tex Dear Mrs. George, I thought you might like to have one of my graduation pictures. I would have sent you one with the invitation but the studio did not have them finished then. I hope Mr. George is over his flu by now. Tell him "Hello" for me. Very Sincerely Yours Jean Kiger". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9178/
[Letter from Robinson Portraits to Mr. Tom Booth]
Letter from Robinson Portraits to Mr. Tom Booth. Letterhead in blue: "Robinson Portraits Marijo Robinson One Studio Only Children and Pets [emblem] Member The Photographers Association of America 2912 Fannin, JA 9 - 1108 Houston 2, Texas Established 1935". The note reads as follows: "April 15 - 58 Mr. Tom Booth Richmond, Tex- 1-3 /14 [sic] x 4 1/4 colored copy in Frame - 5500 Paid April 16 - Robinson Portraits [sic] 1958". The photograph referred to in the letter is accession 2000.052.003b. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8911/
[Letter from the American Veteran Industries]
This letter from the American Veteran Industries had the newspaper article with picture of Mr. And Mrs. A.P. George Accession # 2000.020.005a. The letter reads: "American Veteran Industries P. O. Box 834 Kansas City, Missouri. Attention: The American Veteran has selected YOUR Article! Your new item containing memories of the golden past has been preserved by the process of Permolasting to defy the elements of time, air and water. Your remittance of $1.00 or more if you wish would be greatly appreciated so that we may continue our work. If you desire we can obtain additional copies through the courtesy of the publishers. Your Favorite photographs, membership cards, social security cards, etc., can also be processed for a small fee if you will send them to us. Enclosed for your convenience is a prepaid remittance envelope. Thank you in advance for your reply. Sincerely yours, The American Veteran." A form below the letter request name and address information. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8102/
[Letter with letterhead "The Cattleman"]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7689/
[Letter with letterhead "The Santa Gertrud Journal"]
Letter had three photographs attached to it. The letter had the following contents:" [letterhead] The Santa Gertrudis Journal Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 December 12, 1969 Mr. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. Box 1080 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are several photos made yesterday at the George Ranch. Included is one of No. 99, the bull which is scheduled to be used in the January ad, of which you have a layout. All photos are identified on the back. Hilmar was not here, but I called him and he said to go ahead without him being in the pictures. We are mailing the January issue early, so we need copy as soon as possible. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger B. Letz RBL/mm." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7702/
[A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7698/
[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letter head]
Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letter head reads: " Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas August 12, 1969 Mr.. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are the layouts we discussed yesterday. The September ad has been sent to Hilmar. I found a good picture of Walter Hellyer. Many thanks for your efforts in my behalf on this matter and I will try my best to help you as time goes by. Should you want me to meet with you and Hilmar at the ranch I will be happy to do so. I have in mind doing a story on the cattle Hilmar has sold that are on feed at Eagle Lake and in turn made into barbecue for a man in El Campo. These are his personal cattle. We have 47 students for the school of knowledge at Valley Mills, from six states and Mexico, a turn out that is much better than we expected. Looks like this will be a successful venture. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Encs.". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7618/
[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]
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" . texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7623/
[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7651/
[A magazine page clipping taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7622/
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