Date: 1945 - 1955
Description: Photograph of Pete Frost branding the wall (of Rice Hotel?) with the "O" brand belonging to Polly Ryon and used by the George Ranch. The paneled wood wall on right has several other brands. A lamp in front of the wall has a cowhide with branding motif on the lamp shade. A man with gray hair standing in the center of the portrait is wearing a striped suit, white shirt, and striped tie. Partial view of a man (top of head) near bottom left and another at far left. Other men in background. The "ranch" style of the room includes a mural of a pasture at top of wooden paneling (right) with mounted deer, horns, ropes, and branding irons adorning the wall in background. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "Photograph By Victor M. Helm 4026 Dover - Houston, Texas Peter Whitney Associate MI- 1504 JA - 6342". The photograph was removed from the Mamie George photo album page 16.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park