[Thirteen men and two boys around a large grill pit]

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Photograph of thirteen men and two boys around a large grill pit that extends almost the entire width of the photo. Two men are sitting to the left of the fire on the inside of the wire fence. Three African-American men are standing around the pit, and one is slightly off the right leaning on a tree not far from the pit. Six men line the wire fence beside the pit, and one man is walking up from the rear with a boy is his arms and another older boy following close behind. On large tree trunk is in the ... continued below

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 7.9, Width/Diameter: 13.9

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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 20 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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Photograph of thirteen men and two boys around a large grill pit that extends almost the entire width of the photo. Two men are sitting to the left of the fire on the inside of the wire fence. Three African-American men are standing around the pit, and one is slightly off the right leaning on a tree not far from the pit. Six men line the wire fence beside the pit, and one man is walking up from the rear with a boy is his arms and another older boy following close behind. On large tree trunk is in the middle of the photo, with other trees on the right side. On side of photo album next to this photo, handwritten: "HENRY JONES, SON OF WILEY, 7th FROM L, white hat & shirt"

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 7.9, Width/Diameter: 13.9

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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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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 26, 2007, 2:44 p.m.

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[Thirteen men and two boys around a large grill pit], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8457/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.