[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family]

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Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. The exterior cover of the card has a photographic image of three children. The children are sharing the seat of an upholstered chair. Girl sitting on left is wearing a light colored, belted, elbow length dress. Boy in center is wearing a plaid short set with striped socks and dark leather shoes. Boy on right is wearing a suit with striped tie. He has his left hand on his knee. There is partial view of a cat (head) on the left side of the photo. A lamp sits on a ... continued below

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.4 cm, Height: 31.5 cm

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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. 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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Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. The exterior cover of the card has a photographic image of three children. The children are sharing the seat of an upholstered chair. Girl sitting on left is wearing a light colored, belted, elbow length dress. Boy in center is wearing a plaid short set with striped socks and dark leather shoes. Boy on right is wearing a suit with striped tie. He has his left hand on his knee. There is partial view of a cat (head) on the left side of the photo. A lamp sits on a table next to a wooden wall in center right background. In right background, there is a brick wall with partial view of a broom and another fireplace tool hanging on the wall. Text on interior page reads: "Season's Greetings and all best wishes [four stars]" and "Melissa [star] John Clinton [star] Jay John and Winifred Jones".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.4 cm, Height: 31.5 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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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 8, 2007, 3:05 p.m.

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[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9136/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.