[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse]

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Photograph of Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing in an arena next to a horse. George, who is on the far right, is wearing a three piece suit with print tie and striped shirt. He is wearing dark rimmed glasses and a light colored felt hat. George has his left hand in his pants pocket. Autry is wearing a knit suit with tucked in boots with tops that have images of longhorns, hearts, moons, and stars on them. He has a yoked western shirt and a white felt hat. He is holding a riding crop in his ... continued below

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.4 cm, Height: 20.5 cm

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Creator: Unknown. [1945..1955].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 195 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.

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Description

Photograph of Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing in an arena next to a horse. George, who is on the far right, is wearing a three piece suit with print tie and striped shirt. He is wearing dark rimmed glasses and a light colored felt hat. George has his left hand in his pants pocket. Autry is wearing a knit suit with tucked in boots with tops that have images of longhorns, hearts, moons, and stars on them. He has a yoked western shirt and a white felt hat. He is holding a riding crop in his left hand and he is holding his horse's halter in his right hand. The horse has a saddle with very intricate leather work and ornate silver trim. Written in pencil in back of photograph: "Mr. George standing to Gene Autry's left."

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.4 cm, Height: 20.5 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton, and oil.

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  • [1945..1955]

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  • 1945 - 1955

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • Feb. 22, 2017, 6:55 p.m.

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[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse], photograph, [1945..1955]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7968/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.