[Ten men in uniform, mounted on dark horses]

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Postcard of ten men in uniform mounted on dark horses. There are fifteen horses in the picture; eight harnessed to two separate buggies. Two men on horses are in the foreground of the other eight, who are lined up in a row. There are two trees in the far left of the postcard. There is a white "East National Bank" building in the background and a smaller building in the far right center of the picture. On the back of the postcard: "10/15/17 (at top) Oct 16 2 PM (post office stamp) 1 cent stamp" Addressed to "Mr and Mrs ...

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 8.9, Width/Diameter: 14

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Creator: Unknown. October 15, 1917.

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This postcard 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. More information about this postcard 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

Postcard of ten men in uniform mounted on dark horses. There are fifteen horses in the picture; eight harnessed to two separate buggies. Two men on horses are in the foreground of the other eight, who are lined up in a row. There are two trees in the far left of the postcard. There is a white "East National Bank" building in the background and a smaller building in the far right center of the picture. On the back of the postcard: "10/15/17 (at top) Oct 16 2 PM (post office stamp) 1 cent stamp" Addressed to "Mr and Mrs APGeorge Richmond, Texas" Other writing is on back, but illegible due to the back of the postcard's attachment to the back of another postcard.

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 8.9, Width/Diameter: 14

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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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  • October 15, 1917

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 8:38 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Ten men in uniform, mounted on dark horses], postcard, October 15, 1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9088/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.