[Josephine Thomas]

Description

Color outdoor photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. Thomas is wearing a light colored dress with rounded collar and buttons down the front. She has a red sweater over her dress and is wearing a matching scarf on her head. Thomas is wearing eyeglasses. There are shrubs in the background with partial view of a white wooden building on the right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Josephine Thomas". The original photograph was in poor condition (peeled and torn).

Physical Description

Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.4 cm, Height: 20.4 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1993..1995].

Context

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 54 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

Color outdoor photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. Thomas is wearing a light colored dress with rounded collar and buttons down the front. She has a red sweater over her dress and is wearing a matching scarf on her head. Thomas is wearing eyeglasses. There are shrubs in the background with partial view of a white wooden building on the right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Josephine Thomas". The original photograph was in poor condition (peeled and torn).

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.4 cm, Height: 20.4 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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  • [1993..1995]

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  • 1993 - 1995

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 25, 2017, 9:59 p.m.

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[Josephine Thomas], photograph, [1993..1995]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8716/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.