[Belle Ryon Davis and Mary Jones as a child, next to a house]

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Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis, standing with Mary Jones, child in foreground (Rhydonia Jones' daughter, born July 30, 1922, bending over). The portion of the house that is shown is the remodeled/expanded carport porte-cochere. Mrs. Davis, who wears glasses and has graying hair, is wearing a light colored ankle length dress with dark shoes. Mary is wearing a knee length dress with dark shoes and has a bonnet covering her head. Plants contained in plant stands, hanging baskets, and pots are seen in various locations on the porte-cochere. White picket fence and trees in right background. Written on the back ...

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.5 cm, Height: 6.9 cm

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Creator: Unknown. 1922.

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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 48 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park has contributed a collection of over 2,000 photographs, artifacts, letters, artwork and more to us. The Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum.

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Description

Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis, standing with Mary Jones, child in foreground (Rhydonia Jones' daughter, born July 30, 1922, bending over). The portion of the house that is shown is the remodeled/expanded carport porte-cochere. Mrs. Davis, who wears glasses and has graying hair, is wearing a light colored ankle length dress with dark shoes. Mary is wearing a knee length dress with dark shoes and has a bonnet covering her head. Plants contained in plant stands, hanging baskets, and pots are seen in various locations on the porte-cochere. White picket fence and trees in right background. Written on the back bottom of the photograph in black ink: "With another wish for a happy birthday, Rhydonia". In pencil "313".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.5 cm, Height: 6.9 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

The George Ranch Collection features extensive materials from the George Ranch Historical Park a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum. The land 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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  • 1922

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 5, 2007, 4:14 p.m.

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[Belle Ryon Davis and Mary Jones as a child, next to a house], photograph, 1922; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8220/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.