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 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Deaf Smith Monument in Richmond, Texas]
Postcard image of the Deaf Smith Monument in Richmond, Texas. The free standing monument has a bust image of Smith at top with the following information etched in the stone: "Erastus (Deaf) Smith Born in Washington Dutchess County, New York April 19, 1797 Died in Richmond Fort Bend County, Texas Nov 30, 1837 He Married Guadalupe Ruiz De Duran Who Died In San Antonio May ? 1849. Erected by the State of Texas". Small shrubs in front of monument. Tree and a white wooden building in background. The postcard has a silver border around outer perimeter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9095/
[Decorated buffalo tail]
Label on buffalo tail states: "Buffalo Tail - A Comanche Indian Ornament." Tail is brown at top and fades to red toward the end. A small piece of wood is attached by label and has white, green and blue beads wrapped around it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8339/
[A decorated pipe]
Black wooden mouthpiece attached to 2000.081.001a. Label on pipe identifies it as: "Pipe found on the Battlefield of San Jacinto the day after the battle. Supposed to be several hundred years old and former property of a German officer." The wooden mouthpiece is divided by metal rings into three separate portions. Two rings are missing and one is unremovable. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8350/
[A decorated pipe]
As identified on attached card: "Pipe found on the Battlefield of San Jacinto the day after the battle. Supposed to be several hundred years old and former property of a German Officer." Pipe has a white ceramic bowl that is decorated with a multi-colored image of two women. The woman on the left is sitting in a turquoise, fabric backed chair with her left elbow on her knee and her left hand resting against her face. The woman on the right is kneeling at the the seated woman's feet. Her right wrist is resting on the left knee of seated woman. A stool is between the women with a small chandelier above them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8351/
[Decorative piece of silver that is broken in two]
Decorative piece of silver that is broken in two. Function unknown. Found in small white box 2000.085.087 that states: "M.O. NOBBE & COMPANY INC. Jewelers GALVESTON, TEXAS." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8761/
[The dirt driveway leading to the George house]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8354/
[The dirt driveway leading to the George house]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8382/
[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]
Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8415/
[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]
Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8364/
[A docked boat with four men and a boy onboard]
Photograph of a docked boat with four men and a boy onboard. The dock is to the left with three men standing in the distance. The boat has wooden baskets and barrels in it, with the man on the right sitting on a box. The young boy is standing on the edge of the boat closest to the dock. On the back of the boat, painted: "SPECTRE GALVESTON". Water is on right side and in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8384/
[Double heart gold ring]
Double heart gold ring. The initials "E R" are on the hearts. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7795/
[Drop-leaf Empire table on wheels]
Drop-leaf Empire table, with what appear to be wheels at the feet. Dark wood finish, smooth, plain surface. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7131/
[Duck sitting in the middle of a yard with approximately twenty ducklings]
Photograph of a duck sitting in the middle of a yard with approximately twenty ducklings surrounding her. A white fence with six small shrubs lies across the background of the photo. One small tree is in front of the fence and behind the ducks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8488/
[A. E. Myers daughter dressed in a ballet outfit]
Photograph of A. E. Myers daughter. The blonde young lady is wearing a ballerina tutu and a beaded headpiece. She has her arms extended and near her side with her right foot slightly forward. She is standing on a tile floor of alternation light and dark colors. The photograph is secured by yellowed tape (on back) in a tan cardboard matte with a gray thin line followed by a gray thick line as a border. Text at bottom center of the matte reads: "Studer S. A. Texas". Contained in the sleeve of the photograph is a pink slip of paper with pencil writing that reads: "Daughter of A E. Myers". Image dimensions are approximately: 8.8 cm x 12.6 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9174/
[Eastlake armchair with golden oak frame and orange fabric]
Eastlake armchair with golden oak frame. Orange fabric upholstory with a diamond pattern. The upper back of the chair has been carved in a decorative pattern. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7132/
[Eastlake golden oak armchair with orange fabric, torn corner]
Eastlake arm chair, golden oak frame with orange cloth upholstery in diamond pattern. The upholstery appears to be torn in the left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7133/
[Eastlake library oak table, slightly crooked]
Eastlake oak wood library table. From the picture, it appears to be slightly off-balance. There is a small carved drawer beneath the desk, with shelves on either side. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7121/
[Eastlake side chair, gold]
Eastlake side chair, gold upholstery, dark wooden frame. Armless, decorated and carved legs and back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7112/
[Eastlake side chair, gold]
Eastlake side chair, gold upholstery, dark wooden frame. Armless, decorated and carved legs and back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7111/
[Eastlake slipper chair without cushion]
Eastlake slipper chair, which is missing its seat. The legs are shorter than a typical chair. The back of the chair has a fabric "head rest." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7135/
[Eastlake slipper chair without cushion, higher angle shot]
Eastlake slipper chair which is missing its seat. The legs are shorter than those of a typical chair. The wood around the seat frame shows some wear and jagged edges. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7136/
[Eastlake walnut stool with no cushion]
Eastlake walnut stool which appears to be missing a top cushion. Most of the frame has been carved in a curving pattern. The wood shows signs of wear and scratches. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7120/
[Ed G. Wessendorff sitting in a wicker rocking chair on a wooden porch]
Photograph of a man sitting in a wicker rocking chair on a wooden porch. The man is identified on back in black ink as Ed G. Wessendorff. The man is wearing a suit, tie, white shirt, and hat and he has his elbows resting on the wooden arms of the chair. There is partial view of a white wooden rocking chair on the left side of the photograph; exterior wood siding of house from left to center background; white porch rail on right; top of an automobile in right background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8887/
[Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag]
Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag. Blue and white beads line all four edges. Directly next to the edge, but on the face of the purse is a row of green beads, four beads deep with a traditional Native American design using red, white and blue beads dividing the line of green beads. Purple and yellow quill work is in horizontal rows across the front of the purse. Yellow and beige decoration, believed to be made with porcupine quills, on front of purse. A string of yellow beads is used for the strap, and leather fringe is at bottom of purse. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8349/
[Empire style chest of drawers, Pine, dark finish]
Empire chest of drawers of pine wood, with a dark finish. Wooden, circular knobs. Framed by carved "columns." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7130/
[Enevelope from "Mrs J H P Davis Richmond Texas"]
Enevelope from "Mrs J H P Davis Richmond Texas" to "THE WORLD'S LARGEST STORE SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. DALLAS, TEXAS "Station B"". On back it states: "24-HOUR SERVICE We Ship Your Orders Within 24 Hours After We Receive Them. You Get the World's Best Service From the World's Largest Store". Also, "IN LESS THAN A DAY YOUR ORDER'S ON ITS WAY" "24 HOUR SERVICE" "STOP! BEFORE SEALING THIS ENVELOPE Be sure you have written your name, postoffice and shipping directions plainly on your order. Be sure you have given SIZES and COLORS and enclosed samples where needed." Small image of a train on railroad tracks is beside "STOP!" passage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8213/
[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/
["Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville"]
Postcard image of the "Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville, La. B-40" as written in white at bottom of postcard. The huge oak tree with moss hanging from the limbs has two benches in front of its trunk. Shrubs to right and left; trees in background. Road in foreground with sidewalk leading to tree and cement ledge on right. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9108/
["Evans=Snider=Buel Co." livestock pin]
Rectangular pin at top states: "Evans=Snider=Buel Co." Red ribbon extends down to a circular medallion with a long horn on the left side and a pig on the other. On a banner across the bottom is stated: "EVANS SNIDER BUEL CO." Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7261/
["Evans Snider Buel Co." round emblem]
Round emblem detached from original location. It states: "EVANS SNIDER BUEL CO." Old Object Term: Commemorative pin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7278/
["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/
[Factory with two large smokestacks in front of the building]
Photograph of a factory with two large smokestacks extended outward and upward of the front. The building is a white, two story with a small water tower on the left side. A large tractor and two vehicles are beside the water tower. There is a lady and another individual standing around the vehicle. In front of the building stands three women wearing long dark dresses. In the foreground is a receptive tank with grass on the right side. Trees stand behind the building and off to the sides. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8515/
[Faded image of W. B. Jones]
Bust photograph of W. B. Jones. Image is so badly yellowed and faded W.B. Jones is hard to detail. He has dark hair. On photo, handwritten: "W. B. Jones". Attached to a cardboard substrate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8555/
[Family jewelry]
Misc. small family jewelry GF vault Old Object Term: Jewelry texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9208/
[Family jewelry]
Misc. small family jewelry GF vault Old Object Term: Jewelry texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9206/
[Family standing in a yard in front of a large tree]
Photograph of a family standing in a yard in front of a large tree. Five children are sitting in the yard in front of seven adults who are standing. There are two men on the right, two women in the middle, a man holding a young child in his arms, Mamie Davis George with a woman on her left. On back, handwritten: "Carl Clem___o_'s family Houston". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8290/
[Female handkerchief in a gift box]
in gift box, red and silver Christmas motif on box , Female handkerchief texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9214/
[A field with four houses and two barns in the distance]
Photograph of a field with four houses and two barns in the distance. On the left we see the west side of the house with a small door and steps leading into the side of the house. A small tree is on the south side of the house. In the distance is a two story house with a smaller one story to the right. Next, are two barns with a holding pen in from of them. ON the far right is a two story home with a windmill and water tower beside it. On back, handwritten: "Pettus' Place Josephine Rich's". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8147/
[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/
[Folding oak desk]
Folding oak desk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7186/
[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/
[Four girls in the Jodarski yard]
Outdoor photograph of four girls taken in the Jodarski yard. The Jodarski family lived on the George Ranch. The four girls, who all have short hair, are standing on a dirt pathway. Flowers in foreground. The white buildings in the background have been identified as: from left of photo to right: George School, Jakubick's house, natural gas station (small white building), Eben's house (far in background) and Walter Kopicinski's house (nearest) and outbuilding on right. "Everybody had a smokehouse". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8650/
[Framed lithograph of Jeff Davis]
Framed lithograph of Jeff Davis texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7197/
[Framed picture of a man with glasses holding a horse by the reins]
Framed picture of a man with glasses holding a horse by the reins, with a tin barn in the background. Wharton Weems, ranch lawyer, approximately 1945. Old Object Term: Photograph texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7206/
[George Ranch house and yard from a southeast approach]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard southeast approach. The driveway, in foreground, leads to the garage with the chicken house to the left of the garage (partially obscured by white fence posts; fence posts also to right of driveway). The driveway also veers to the right leading to the front of the ranch house, a white wooden two story house. All four brick chimneys are visible from this view. The house has porches on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being screened during this period. The cistern house is seen to the far right of the photo, with the top of the windmill seen over the cistern house roof. There is an automobile parked in front of the picket fence on far right. Stamped in blue on back of photo: "This Is A Genuine Fox Tone [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas" and "9 252". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9034/
[Gold arched pin lined with pearls]
Gold arched pin lined at the top with pearls. The pearls are line up in a graduated pattern. A stick pin runs across the arch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7993/
[Gold colored medal]
Medal. Gold colored metal. Front reads "UNION STOCK YARDS AND TRANSIT CO. CHICAGO ILLINOIS. THE GREATEST LIVE STOCK MARKET IN THE WORLD CHICAGO SETS THE PACE WATCH CHICAGO'S PROGRESS SHIP YOUR STOCK TO CHICAGO KEEP YOUR (symbol for eye) ON CHICAGO" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7360/
[Gold cuff band]
Gold cuff band, diamond pattern with 4 red stones. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7214/
[Gold cuff band]
Gold cuff band, diamond pattern, 4 red stones. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7213/
[Gold half moon pin]
Gold half moon pin. It is designed with an alternating pearl and amethyst pattern. Two small pearls are at each end. A straight stick pin extends across the backside. Found inside 2000.085.043 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7465/