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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 County: Harris County, TX
[Santa Gertrudis exhibited at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition]

[Santa Gertrudis exhibited at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition]

Date: 1945 - 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis exhibited at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. The huge black bull partially obscures the man standing on the other side of it. The man, who is wearing a light colored suit and felt hat, is holding a banner reading [not fully legible]: "Champion ? Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Houston, Texas 1955?". The man appears to be holding a show stick in his left hand since it is visible below the neck of the bull. There is a partition made of wood and metal separating spectators from the arena area in the background. Partial view of a man in standing near spectator section on left and three men and a wheel chair standing in an alley on right. Typewritten (and in blue ink) on back of photo: "18347 - champ. Santa gertrudis [sic], Prince Albert 2 II - A. P. George, Richmond, Texas".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Red silk Houston "Livestock Exposition" ribbon]

[Red silk Houston "Livestock Exposition" ribbon]

Date: 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: 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
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Jean Kiger with enclosed letter]

[Photograph of Jean Kiger with enclosed letter]

Date: 1960 - 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Jean Kiger with enclosed letter 2000.042.009a. Kiger was associated with Mr. And Mrs. Albert Peyton George through the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition where Kiger exhibited George Ranch cattle. The graduation portrait of Kiger shows her dressed in her graduation cap and gown. The cap partially covers her shoulder length dark blonde hair. The photograph is secured in a tan folder. The interior of the folder secures the photograph with a matte. The matte has an embossed frame around the perimeter of the photo. Engraved in silver and centered below the portrait: "Wheat Studio". Image dimensions are approximately: 11 cm X 16.1 cm.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Date: 1870 - 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Back of photo in pencil: "Bell Ryon". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with circular patterns.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A woman standing beside a chair wearing a black dress and hat]

[A woman standing beside a chair wearing a black dress and hat]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman standing beside a chair with her right hand resting on the back of the chair. He left arm is by her side and her left hand is holding a closed fan. She is wearing a dark, full dress that buttons from the waist up with large white buttons. A watch fob is around her neck and extends down to a small pocket in her dress. She is wearing dangle earrings and a decorative hat. A white crocheted throw is draped over the chair. The backdrop resembles the interior room of a house. Attached to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of substrate, under photo, photographer's mark: "CABINET PORTRAIT C.J. Wright. Houston, Texas.". On back, handwritten: "Nolie Hinson J.H.P. Davis' Sister Martha Anseli's paternal grandmother. A yellow post-it note attached states: "Possibly Jane G. Davis In either case this would not be M.A.'s paternal grandmother". (Removed)
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dress with ruffled insets]

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dress with ruffled insets]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio portrait of Belle Ryon Davis. In this bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and ruffled insets above shoulders. There is heavy embroidered stitching at edges of collar and down the center of the dress. Davis' graying hair near forehead is curled and the rest of her dark hair is pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with gold trimmed scalloped edging.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
["Mrs. Belle R Davis" wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar]

["Mrs. Belle R Davis" wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar]

Date: 1892 - 1898
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of "Mrs. Belle R Davis" as identified in pencil just below the bust image. Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar that extends to shoulders and attaches at the center of the dress near an inset of intricate embroidery. Davis has her graying hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thin red line around its perimeter. Written in red at bottom: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Date: 1870 - 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the Full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Written at bottom of cardboard below the image in black ink: "Bell Davis". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with ...
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Red silk Houston "Livestock Exposition" ribbon]

[Red silk Houston "Livestock Exposition" ribbon]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Red silk ribbon that states: "SECOND PREMIUM BRAHMAN BREEDING CATTLE HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW & LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON, TEXAS 1950". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

Date: June 23, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of F. I. Booth. In this studio portrait, Booth is wearing a dark colored jacket, white striped shirt, and dark colored tie. There is a pin on his left lapel. Mr. Booth has graying hair parted on the left side, and he has a thick mustache. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray matte with embossing below portrait that reads: "Wright's Studio A. H. Hitchler 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." Written on back of photo in pencil: "F. I. Booth" and in black ink: "6/23/99". Image dimensions are: 10.3 cm x 14.6 cm.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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