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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Resource Type: Postcard
 County: Fort Bend County, TX
[The northwest corner of the "M.E. Church Richmond, Tex."]

[The northwest corner of the "M.E. Church Richmond, Tex."]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with a photo of the northwest corner of the "M.E. Church Richmond, Tex." as handwritten at the bottom of the photo. It is a three story building made of dark brick with white edging around the windows. Three entranceways face the north side with steps leading up to them and three large windows above the entranceway with a smaller one at the point of the building. One square portion of the building with four windows on each side protrudes from the northeast and northwest corner. There is a simple door on the far right of the building on the west side, along with a small window over the door and three large windows on the west side. The building sits on the corner of a street. Two two-story houses sit on the church's left side.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
["Jaybird Monument, Richmond, Texas"]

["Jaybird Monument, Richmond, Texas"]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the Jaybird Monument, Richmond, Texas. The free-standing monument with a bird sculpted at top is enclosed by a wrought iron fence. There is landscaping in and around the fenced area of the monument. Two large trees behind the monument provide shade; railroad tracks (crossing sign visible) extend from left vertically. There is a two story stucco building on right. The postcard has a silver border around image. Text on back of post card reads: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence Mfd. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

Date: November 11, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Postcard image of a child and a man outdoors]

[Postcard image of a child and a man outdoors]

Date: 1900 - 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of a child and a man outdoors. The child, standing to the left of the photo, is wearing a white short pants suit. The man is on his hands and knees beneath a palm plant. There is foliage and a wooden fence (near center right) in the background. Partial view of a large wooden building with turret in left background. The postcard was cut, so the text on back is only partially viewed. Partial text reads: "-Ost Card [Postmark] Sep [not legible] [1 cent green stamp with image of Ben Franklin and his birth death date of 1706 1790] Mrs. A. P. George". Other partial text in blue ink.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Postcard image of a dark horse standing in a yard]

[Postcard image of a dark horse standing in a yard]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of a dark horse standing in a yard. The horse is facing an exterior wall of a white wooden building with dark painted shutters. There is a fence with white wooden gate near bottom left corner. In the background, there is a white wooden box around a small tree near corner of the house, wire fence, gate, and small wooden building with surrounding trees on other side of wire fence.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Postcard image of a group of people gathered on a porch]

[Postcard image of a group of people gathered on a porch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of a group of people gathered on a porch. The group is probably part of the Booth family at the home of F. I. Booth. There are two men sitting on a porch swing on the left.. A woman is seated in a chair near center and two women, with partial view of a third are seated on a bench on far right. There is a wooden rocking chair in left foreground. Arches and porch railing of the wooden house is in the background. Text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Velox [four times to form a square] Place Stamp Here Name and Address Here".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Cattle in front of a barn at George Ranch]

[Cattle in front of a barn at George Ranch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of one side of barn #2 at George Ranch House. One bull and one dark cow are standing in the middle of the postcard. The bull is looking directly at the camera. A dark cow with a white underbelly stands facing toward the left, on the lower, right hand side. Shingles are sitting atop a platform protruding from the side of the barn, under a raised door.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

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

[The George Ranch house and cistern house]

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

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

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