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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 County: Fort Bend County, TX
[Antilla Taylor wearing a scarf]

[Antilla Taylor wearing a scarf]

Date: 1993 - 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American woman. She is identified as Antilla Taylor, the George's cook. In this photograph that ends just below the shoulders, Taylor is wearing a dark jacket over a dark button up blouse. She has a print scarf tied loosely around her neck. She is wearing gold loop earrings and has two barrettes in her hair. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Antilla Taylor".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Josephine Thomas]

[Josephine Thomas]

Date: 1993 - 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. She is wearing a dress with a rounded neckline that has covered buttons down the front. She has a floral pin on her left shoulder and earrings in her ears. Thomas is wearing dark rimmed eye glasses. The photograph ends just below the shoulders. There is an interior glass and brass ceiling light fixture on far left of photograph. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Josephine Thomas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Josephine Thomas]

[Josephine Thomas]

Date: 1993 - 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Color outdoor photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. Thomas is wearing a light colored dress with rounded collar and buttons down the front. She has a red sweater over her dress and is wearing a matching scarf on her head. Thomas is wearing eyeglasses. There are shrubs in the background with partial view of a white wooden building on the right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Josephine Thomas". The original photograph was in poor condition (peeled and torn).
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A woman elegantly dressed in a silver tulle and lace over satin dress]

[A woman elegantly dressed in a silver tulle and lace over satin dress]

Date: 1993 - 1995
Creator: unknown
Description: Full length color photograph of an African-American woman. The woman, who is seated on an upholstered sofa with wooden trim, is elegantly dressed in a silver tulle and lace over satin dress. She has a fur wrap over her shoulders. She has silver and diamond earrings in her ears with matching necklace. She is wearing silver high heeled sandals and she is holding a silver purse in her left hand. There is a wooden table with glass containers and flowers on top in the bottom left corner of photo; bookcase with floral arrangements on top in right background, door in left background.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire"]

[Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire"]

Date: April 27, 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire Cowboy: No place like home on the range" taken from the HERALD COASTER and written by Sharon Wallingford dated Wednesday, April 27, 1988. The article spotlights Oscar "Lightning" Autrey, a African-American cowboy. Written at the top of the article "Grandpa Jodarski first settled in Booth Tex when he came here - This is how it was 1920 - He knew Mr & Mrs Booth well. Written at bottom: "Ethel was born in Booth, Texas."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Manila envelope with a note written on it]

[Manila envelope with a note written on it]

Date: February 12, 1982
Creator: unknown
Description: Manila envelope that contained four photographs. Text written in red ink near top of envelope reads: "Note: It appears that these photograph were among items belonging to Stanley Decker that were in George Office vault - Sent to the park on 2-12-82-".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

[Letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" letterhead]

Date: July 6, 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: 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" .
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A magazine page clipping taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

[A magazine page clipping taken from "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Date: July 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull taken in a pasture on the George Ranch]

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull taken in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Date: February 27, 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Barb wire fence directly beyond the haltered bull. Barns and buildings in left and right background. Automobile and storage tank in center left background. Trees in left background. Back of photograph written in blue ink: "George Ranch Sold at Mid Coast Sale Feb. 27, 1971 - $1425 to Dick Vesfar [?]".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph centered on a  Santa Gertrudis bull]

[Photograph centered on a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Date: 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph centered on a Santa Gertrudis bull with "44" branded on right flank and an "S" brand on his right upper hip. The photograph was taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Three other Santa Gertrudis cows beside the bull. Fence line in background. Written in pencil on back of photo: "600-7 6 5/16" x 3 1/2 " george Ranch SGJ 99R .10 1.65" Stamped in black on back "25". Stamped in green on back: The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600 - 7".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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