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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[A studio portrait of a toddler girl and a young boy]
Photograph of a toddler girl and a boy. In this studio portrait, the girl is wearing a short sleeved light colored dress with cowl neck, and a band of lace near waist line; the boy is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and striped bow tie. The young man has his left arm around the waist of the girl. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8912/
[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/
[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/
[Green silk ribbon from livestock exposition]
Green silk ribbon that states: "SIXTH PREMIUM BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS (STATE FAIR OF TEXAS SEAL IN CENTER) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION DALLAS 1958". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8627/
[A young man wearing dark pants and a red shirt]
Color photograph of a boy. In this studio portrait, the young man is wearing dark pants, red shirt with drawings of masks, stripes, and other patterns horizontally across the shirt, and a white undershirt. The young man is standing in front of a wooden chair. He has his right arm draped across the back of the chair, and his left hand is resting on his right hand. A letter in reference to this portrait is accessioned 2000.052.003b is addressed to Mr. Tom Booth. The photograph is secured in a light brown cardboard matte by yellowed tape. Image dimensions are: 9.4 cm x 11.9 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8910/
[William Ryon wearing a dark jacket and cravat]
Pre-1971 copy of an original oval photograph of William Ryon. In the bust portrait, Ryon is wearing a dark jacket and vest with white shirt and dark cravat. His gray hair is thinning at the top and curls above his ears. Underneath the picture is hand-written in pen: "Colonel Wm. Ryon for George A. B. order Choose best one for Copper Plate - Tex" On the lower, right hand corner is written the date "8/29/55" in pencil. On the back, lower, right hand side is written: "3774/159/133" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8294/
[The original Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital]
Photograph of the original Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital. The sprawling single story brick building is partially hid by landscaping. The front entrance, near the center of the building, has many windows, including full length windows to the left of the main entry doorway. Window units are seen in several of the windows to the left of the main entrance. There are six automobiles in the parking lot. A roof top to a large two story house can be seen in left background. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "9/1/55 Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital". Stamped on back in black: Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas [in red] Aug 23 1955". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8855/
[A young man on a sidewalk in Hollywood, California]
Outdoor photograph of a young man posed on a city sidewalk. Written on the back of the photograph in blue ink: "Hollywood, California Easter Sunday 1955". The man is wearing dark shoes and belt, light colored pleated slacks, and long sleeved white shirt. He is posed with his hand on his left hip as he stands next to a tree trunk on a cement sidewalk. A canopy covered walkway leads to a tall brick building in background. There is a man walking toward canopy area on far left of photograph. The photograph has scalloped edging at top and bottom borders. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8776/
[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]
Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The white fence post and tree lined driveway that begins near bottom center of photo leads to the garage with a sidewalk area that continues to the left and leads to the chicken house. A right turn before the garage leads to a circular drive in front of the ranch house. The ranch house is a two story white wooden house partially obscured by trees. The white painted round cistern house can be seen to the left rear of the ranch house roof. To the right rear of the ranch house is a small white wooden building that is the servants' quarters. The ranch site has a second servant quarters building adjacent to this one but it is not seen with this view. There is a large white workshop to the left of the ranch house with barn 1 above and to the left of the workshop. To the right of barn 1 is barn 2 and above barn 2 is barn 3. To the left of barn 3 is the dipping vat. Cattle can be seen grazing in pastures to the left and right of the driveway and to the left and right of the dipping vat. This photograph is mounted in a tan cardboard frame. The frame has a double gray border around the perimeter of the photo. Image dimensions are approximately: 16.7 cm x 10.9 cm. Text near bottom right corner of frame reads: "Zekan-Robbins Photographers". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8968/
[Mamie George wearing glasses and a black dress]
Bust photograph of Mamie George. She is wearing a black dress that buttons down the middle, and has a ribbon-like collar. She is wearing dark glasses and her gray hair is parted on the left side and pulled back into a low bun. She is looking off to her right. The edges of the photograph are scalloped. On the lower, right hand corner of the photo, the photographer's mark: "Robinson copyrighted" Photo is attached to an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8129/
[Manila envelope from R. W. Shirer]
Manila envelope containing one photograph 2000.028.014b. The label on the envelope reads: "From R. W. Shirer 210 Westport Road Kansas City, Mo. Return Postage Guaranteed To Mr. C. M. Frost, 25th Floor Esperson Bldg., Houston 2, Texas." and is stamped "First Class Mail" to the top and left of the label. The envelope has a United States 10 cents Postage Stamp bearing the image of John Tyler 1841-1845 and is postmarked Kansas City Mo. Jul 29 6 PM 1955. Written in pencil across the front of envelope: "1/4 + 7/8 9/8" "9/16" On label and "C". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7959/
[Photograph of a Brahman bull with brand "193"]
Photograph of a Brahman bull (full length side view; bull facing left) with brand "193" on left flank and a "4" brand near top left of hip. Typewritten at bottom border of photograph: "Figure 4 Ranch No. 193 - Sells In Our Auction". The bull has a rope halter; there is a rope extending from right side of photo. Small pond from center to right side of photo in background. Lone bare tree on other side of pond (right center of photo). Cattle grazing on right and left side of photo in pasture background. Trees in background. On the back of the photograph is a typewritten bloodline diagram of cattle sired by bull No. 193 (bull in photo). The cattle are from the Figure 4 Ranch texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7656/
[Photograph of five men with Mamie Davis George]
Photograph of five men with Mamie Davis George at a dedication ceremony at the George [Foundation] Building. George is wearing a black dress, dark glasses, and a black hat. She is holding paper in her left hand and a purse and handkerchief in her right hand. The plaque is mounted on a brick wall of the George Building. The entrance glass doors to the building are on the left of the photograph. Back of photograph in top right corner: "Mrs. George." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8119/
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman. Davis, who has gray hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses, is wearing below knee length dress that buttons down just below the belted waist. George has her left hand clasped with the woman next to her. There is a narrow stone sidewalk directly behind the two women. A child can be seen standing in the left background. Trees and plants in distance; white building in right background. White scalloped edging of a border around perimeter of photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8143/
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing left of a large house plant]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8137/
[Photograph of Mamie George]
Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8132/
[Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant]
Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8135/
[Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait]
Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8134/
[Photograph of the "Billie Gamm children"]
Photograph of the "Billie Gamm (?) children" as written on back of the photo in blue ink. There are two girls and two boys in the outdoor photograph. The toddler (girl) is being held in the arms of the older girl. The toddler is holding two flowers in her right hand and one flower in her left hand. The toddler is wearing a print skirt with solid color bodice. The girl holding the toddler is wearing a plaid skirt with solid blouse. Of the two young men on right, the one is center (tallest) is wearing denim pants with a plaid shirt. The boy on far right is wearing a denim pants with a striped shirt. There is a tree in left background. Text on back of photo reads: "Foto by Rachlin". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9175/
[Virginia Lee (Nichols) Feeny wearing a cap and gown]
Photograph of Virginia Lee (Nichols) Feeny. Virginia, who wears glasses, has short dark hair. In this outdoor photo, Virginia is wearing a graduation cap and gown. She is holding paper (diploma) folded in her right hand. There is a large tree in center background, sidewalk in left background, and shrub in right background. More trees in distance. The photograph has scalloped edges. Written on back in blue ink: "Virginia Lee (Nichols) Feeny". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8897/
[Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy at Babe's 90th birthday party]
Photograph of Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy (?) at the 90th birthday party for Babe. Babe and Sara (facing each other) are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe and Sara are both wearing dark colored dresses and have corsages on their right shoulders. Partial view of five women and one child in background. Two candles and three floral arrangements decorate a wooden mantel on the wall. Written on back of the photo in blue ink: "'Sister' and Coz. Sara Purifoy who made the decorations for cake." A number "3" is also written on the back in pencil. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9171/
[Babe Leake, Neely Jones Leake and his wife May, at Babe's 90th birthday party]
Photograph of Babe Leake, Neely (?) Jones Leake and his wife May. The photograph was taken at the 90th birthday celebration of Babe Leake. The three are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe is wearing a dark colored dress and has a large floral corsage on her left shoulder. Mr. Leake is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and a dark colored wide tie. May is wearing a polka dot dress with matching jacket. She has a floral corsage on her left shoulder. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9170/
[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand]
Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey of Eelkton Ky. In background and half of another friend Franklin Mrs. R. M. Patterson." Also written in pencil "2". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9169/
[Babe Leake standing behind a cake at her 90th birthday party]
Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9172/
[Driveway extending from the George Ranch house]
Color photograph of the George Ranch house. A driveway extends from the left side of the photo and continues in front of the ranch house. There are white fence posts on either side of the driveway. The ranch house is a white wooden two story house with screened upper and lower porches. Tall oak trees surround the house. There is a man sitting beneath one large tree in the center of the photograph. Stamped on back of photo in black: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8966/
[Two story white and wooden George Ranch house]
Color photograph of the George Ranch house. The ranch house is a two story white wooden house with screened top and bottom porches. One of the four brick chimneys is visible in this photo. The round white brick cistern house is located to the left of the main house. White railing borders a stairway that leads to the upper entrance of the cistern house. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard; trees on right and left of house. White fence posts in front of the driveway border the pasture in foreground; metal gate on far left of photo. Stamped on back of photo in black: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8967/
[Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch]
Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch. The front of the envelope has blanks with information to be filled in such as Name: "John Wendt" (written in pencil) and Date: "May 28 1954" (stamped in purple). Filled in next to Rolls blank is a black stamp "H383". Next to Prints: " 1 10" in pencil and total: "10"; prints of each: "1". Stamped in purple: "SAVE Return enough of these envelopes to show a total of $5.00 work of finishing work done in YOUR name and same drug store name and we will make you a 8 x 10 enlargement from your negative for only 15 cents. Ell Envelopes must hear? this notice". Text on back in black: "Expert Photo Finishing Service" and in purple: "John Bros. Drug 1201 Quiltrnan ? St. B 3-3611 The Floyd Company 710 Gale M. 3-8494 Houston 9, Texas" Developing �" written in brown trim. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8985/
[A bull between two trees in a pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. There are two tree trunks on the right and left of the bull. Trees in left background. Stack of dead tree trunks in right branch. The photo is blurred and has white vertical areas in center and left of photo. Stamped on back in black: "H487". Watermark on back: "Kodak Velox Paper". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8982/
[Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree]
Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Two wooden benches and most of the yard are shaded by the large sprawling branches of the oak. Wooden picnic tables to left of tree. Shrubs and tops of shrubs in foreground. Two white buildings on right side of the photograph with one in foreground bearing a rounded roofline. Two smaller wooden buildings in center background. Small white pump house and storage tank near left side of photo. Written on back in pencil: "Mary Jones Tree House." Text on back in black print reads: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis, U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7490/
[Dry Creek at George Ranch]
Photograph of the George Ranch. Dry Creek is in the foreground with large trees on right. The George Ranch house is in the left background. The house is a two story white wooden house with fence posts of front pasture in front of it. There is a white barn in center of photo. Stamped on back of photo in black: "H383". The back of the photo is watermarked: "Kodak Velox Paper". Image is slightly blurred. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8984/
[A large field at George Ranch]
Photograph of the George Ranch. The photograph shows the George Ranch house partially obscured by trees near center of photograph. The house is a two story white wooden house. White post fence line extends from left side of photo to barn on right. A large white barn is on the left side of the photo. Dry Creek is partially seen near bottom right corner of photo. Utility pole in center foreground. Stamped on back in black: "H487". Back of photo is watermarked: "Kodak Velox paper". Image is blurred. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8980/
[A large field at George Ranch]
Photograph of the George Ranch. The photograph shows the George Ranch house partially obscured by trees near center of photograph. The house is a two story white wooden house. White post fence line extends from left side of photo to barn on right. A large white barn is on the left side of the photo. Utility pole in center foreground. Stamped on back in black: "H471". Image is blurred. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8983/
[Linen style envelope with "Mrs. A. P. George Richmond, Texas" printed on it]
Linen style envelope has writing in blue ink on front that reads: "Cousin Babe Pictures". The flap on the back of the envelope reserved for the return address has text that reads: "Mrs. A. P. George Richmond, Texas". The envelope is lined with blue paper. The envelope contained four photographs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9173/
[Mauve banner with a yellow border and yellow fringe at bottom]
Mauve banner with a yellow border and yellow fringe at bottom. Banner states: "CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION SAN ANTONIO 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along upper edge and a ribbon is also attached, it states: "FIRST PREMIUM BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BEXAR COUNTY COLISEUM SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION San Antonio, Texas 1954". Old Object Term: Banner texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7234/
[Mauve banner with yellow border]
Mauve banner with yellow border. Banner states: "GRAND CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW and LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON, TEXAS 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along upper edge and has yellow fringe along bottom edge. Old Object Term: Banner texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7232/
[Mauve banner with yellow border]
Mauve banner with yellow border. Banner states: "RESERVE CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW and LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON TEXAS 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along the upper edge. Old Object Term: Banner texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7233/
[Red silk Houston "Livestock Exposition" ribbon]
Red silk ribbon that states: "SECOND PREMIUM BREEDING BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW AND LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON TEXAS 1954". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8628/
[W.A. Hughes wearing a hat and a polka dotted tie]
Bust photograph of W.A. Hughes. He is wearing a dark coat, with a white handkerchief in the left pocket, a dark collared shirt and a polka dotted tie. He has on a light colored hat. Embossed on lower, right corner, photographer's mark: "MURILLO STUDIO GALVESTON TEX." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9154/
[Teachers and children at an unidentified school in New York]
Photograph of an unidentified school in New York. The predominantly African-American school children are standing three rows deep, with a white female teacher on crutches on the right side of the picture, a white male teacher with glasses in back, center of the class and an African-American female teacher with glasses on the far left side of the class. There is one white girl with a ribbon in her dark hair, standing in the middle of the picture between an African-American boy on her right and an African-American girl on her left. On the back of the photo, handwritten: "From Hattie Jackson Brooklyn, N.Y. 167 Hoyt St. To Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas April 16, 1953" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9155/
[Photograph of C. M. "Pete" Frost riding on a white horse in a parade]
Photograph of C. M. "Pete" Frost riding on a white horse in a parade (probably Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Parade) in Houston, Texas. Frost is wearing boots, dark pants, whit shirt, short jacket, western bolo tie, and large brimmed sombrero. Crowd of people standing on sidewalk. "Gordon's Quality Jewelers" store on left of photo. Other two story stucco buildings in background. Tall lamp post near right center. Written in black ink near bottom right corner of photo: "2/16/53 To my good Friend, A. P. George With Very Best Wishes Your friend C. M. "Pete" Frost". Written on back of photo in pencil: "530102". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7733/
[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]
Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The ranch house is the white wooden, two story building located in the bottom right corner of the photo. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The top and bottom porches of the house are screened. Adjacent to the main house is the white round cistern house. The cistern house has a white railed stairway leading to the upper entrance. The white building to the left rear of the house is the smoke house. Two white wooden buildings near the left corner are the servants quarters. Barn 1 followed by barn 2 are situated above and slightly to the right of the servants quarters. Barn 3 is directly left of barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with the teardrop (shaped) pen, and round pen. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Albert George 1/13/53". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8973/
[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and the circular driveway]
Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The George Ranch house is the two story white wooden building located to the bottom center of the photograph. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The upper and lower porches of the ranch house are screened. Adjacent to the ranch house is the white round cistern house with white railed stairway that leads to the upper entrance. The circular driveway is visible to the right of the main house. Other ranch buildings include the chicken house in bottom left corner; garage to the right of the chicken house; above and to the left of the garage are two small white wooden buildings (only one is visible, the other is obscured by trees) that are the servants quarters. The tall gable roofed building seen between the servants quarters and the main house (rear) is barn 1. Above barn 1 is barn 2. To the left of barn 2 is barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with a teardrop pen and round pen. Cattle are feeding in the lot below the dipping vat. A bend of Dry Creek is visible between the trees that line it near center of photo. There is a pole barn with a windmill on far left center of photograph. George Ranch pastures in distance. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "1/13/53". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8974/
[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site next to the highway]
Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site. The highway near bottom right of photo, Farm to Market 762, leads to the George Ranch by turning left at the white wooden entryway. The ranch driveway is lined by white fence posts and trees. Cattle are grazing in the pasture near left bottom of photo. The George Ranch house is on the far left of photo. The two story white wooden house is obscured by large oak trees. There is a large barn to the right of the house and another smaller barn near center left. The town of Richmond is visible from center background to right background. Note the water tower near center right. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Albert George" 1/13/53". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8975/
[Green silk ribbon from livestock exposition]
Green silk ribbon that states: "SIXTH PREMIUM BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS (STATE FAIR OF TEXAS SEAL IN CENTER) DALLAS PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION DALLAS 1953". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8631/
[Pink silk livestock exposition ribbon]
Pink silk ribbon with a circular top and two strands of pink ribbon extending from center: "STATE FAIR OF TEXAS DALLAS (on center of circular top) (on left strand) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION STATE FAIR OF TEXAS - 1953 (on right strand) RESERVE CHAMPION BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8619/
[Purple silk livestock exposition ribbon]
Purple silk ribbon that states: "FIRST PREMIUM BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS (STATE FAIR OF TEXAS DALLAS IN CENTER) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION DALLAS 1953". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8630/
[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/
[Coin from Jamaica. "King George The Sixth"]
Coin from Jamaica. The front states: "KING GEORGE THE SIXTH" with the image of King George's head. On the back it states: "JAMAICA 1952 HALF PENNY". On a banner underneath the Jamaican emblem it reads: "INDUS INTERQUE SERVIET UNI". Found in 2000.085.092 which is a small white box with "A.P. George" handwritten on the bottom of the box. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8717/
[Family photograph taken at the Linke residence]
Full length family photograph taken at the Linke residence. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "Family photo. Taken at the Linke residence, circa 1952 or 1953 (L to R) Adults (sic) Herman Christ, Nelson Linke, Bernice Christ, Ricky Christ, Kathleen Christ, Hilda Linke Leo Linke (front row children L to R) Jeannie Christ, Janie Christ, Cynthia Linke". From far left, two of the men are standing, five of the people are sitting on an upholstered sofa, and three children are sitting on the floor in foreground. The young man seated on the sofa is holding an envelope and paper money in his hands. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8697/
[Two boys wearing suits and a girl wearing a dress]
Outdoor photograph of two boys and a girl. The young men, on left and right of photo, are wearing doubled breasted suits. The young woman in center is wearing a light colored print dress with full skirt and dark lace that forms cap sleeves and then drapes across the rounded neckline. She is wearing a light colored hat. There is shrubbery in the background with partial view of a brick structure in top right corner. The photograph has scalloped edging. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8773/
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