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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 County: Fort Bend County, TX
 Decade: 1960-1969
[Mamie Davis George seated on a floral print sofa]

[Mamie Davis George seated on a floral print sofa]

Date: 1960 - 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Color Photograph of Mamie Davis George. Mamie is seated on a floral print sofa. George has her gray hair pulled back into a bun and she is wearing wire rimmed glasses. She is wearing a dark black dress with black shoes. There is a round wooden table with a floral arrangement. To the right of the photograph is a table with a lamp and various other glass items. Above the lamp is a painting of a boy fishing.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George and a group of five women and one man]

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George and a group of five women and one man]

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George and a group of five women and one man standing outside the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel. The plaque bearing the name of the building can be seen just to the right of the open double doors of the chapel. Mrs. Davis is standing to the left of the plaque. The plaque reads: "MAMIE DAVIS GEORGE CHAPEL 1960". George has gray hair and is wearing dark rimmed glasses. Her dark dress has a corsage pinned on the left shoulder in honor of the dedication of the chapel named after her. She has a dark hat with a large two tone bow in front partially covering her gray hair. On back of photo: in pencil "1-5x7 #8"; and black stamp "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel taken during the dedication of the chapel. George, who is wearing a dark dress and hat, is seated in the metal folding chair in the center of the photograph. The chapel was adjacent to the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital and the building was once the Calvary Episcopal Church. [This photograph is similar to 2000.018.008 except two of the women in the front row have removed their eyeglasses and the woman on front row, left is not holding a purse with floral accents in the 009 photo]. On back of photo: blue ink lines marking through pencil erasures and stamped in black "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas" and in pencil "#7".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel taken during the dedication of the chapel. George, who is wearing a dark dress and hat, is seated in the metal folding chair in the center of the photograph. The chapel was adjacent to the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital and the building was once the Calvary Episcopal Church. [This photograph is similar to 2000.018.009 except two of the women in the front row have removed their eyeglasses and the woman on front row, left is not holding a purse with floral accents in the 009 photo]. Back of photo: in pencil "[erasures] 1-5x7, 1-5x7, 1-5x7 #6"; and stamped in black "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Letter sent to Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald"]

[Letter sent to Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald"]

Date: March 25, 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter sent to the Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald". The letter has a letterhead with black text that reads: "The Rosenberg Herald" 'Fort Bend County's Leading Newspaper' NO2-3737 Rosenberg, Texas [in black border] Memo From the Desk of Don Bryant Editor-General Mgr." The type written letter reads: " 3/25/60 Dear Mrs. George: Found this in our files - - an aerial picture of your ranch. Thought maybe you'd like to have it. Regards, [signed] Donald B. Bryant, Editor - Gen. Mgr. The Herald-Coaster". An aerial photograph, 2000.048.007b, was enclosed with letter.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George as she is entering her car]

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George as she is entering her car]

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George as she is entering her car to leave the dedication ceremony of the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel that was located adjacent to the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital. Davis, who is wearing dark rimmed glasses, a dark hat with two tone ribbon in front, and dark dress with floral corsage on left shoulder, has her right hand on the passenger car door. Two men and one woman are assisting George. Several automobiles in background with a man and woman standing next to nearest vehicle. Trees in distance. Back of photo: in pencil "#10" and black stamp "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard]

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard]

Date: 1961
Creator: unknown
Description: 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 in 1824 by Nancy Jones. Four chairs made from tree stumps in foreground; three men are standing near a truck with tall platform and cables on back (water well truck?) can be seen to right rear of tree (partially obscured by a shrub in foreground). Partial view of a white building on left; small white wooden building on left between trees. Wooden fence in center background; white building partially visible in right background. (Photograph 2000.037.016 is similar, however, men near truck are in different positions). Photograph has a circled "2" written in pencil in bottom left corner. Written on back in pencil: "negative #363". Stamped in blue on back: Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post, Houston, Texas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph centers on a Santa Gertrudis bull]

[Photograph centers on a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Date: 1965 - 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph centers on a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. Full length view of the bull facing the left side of the photograph. Two other Santa Gertrudis cows in center and right background. Other cattle grazing in the distance. Image is slightly blurred.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

[Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Date: 1965 - 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The image is slightly blurred and is not centered on the photograph page (tilted to the left). Fence line and trees in background.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - full side view]

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - full side view]

Date: 1965 - 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull (full side view; bull facing camera). There is a body of water in the bottom left portion of the photograph; another body of water in right background. Cross fence in background with white building in left back pasture and a group of Santa Gertrudis cows in right background.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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