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

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Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. A photographic image of the family is at the top of the card. Photograph shows a man sitting in a chair with a toddler on his lap, a little girl wearing a short sleeved dress, and a woman with dark hair wearing a light colored dress with white collar is standing next to a fireplace (on right). There is a lamp in left background and a brick wall with lettering that reads "Merry Christmas" in center background. Text near center of card reads: "Merry Christmas" and has an eagle with ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 11 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. It has been viewed 12 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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Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family. A photographic image of the family is at the top of the card. Photograph shows a man sitting in a chair with a toddler on his lap, a little girl wearing a short sleeved dress, and a woman with dark hair wearing a light colored dress with white collar is standing next to a fireplace (on right). There is a lamp in left background and a brick wall with lettering that reads "Merry Christmas" in center background. Text near center of card reads: "Merry Christmas" and has an eagle with ribbon in his beak and stars above it drawn below the text. Text at bottom reads: "John, Jay, Melissa, Freddie". Written in blue ink below text: "All of the very best of the best to you both - John Jones".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 11 cm.

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(Paper; Width/Diameter: 10.7 cm, Height: 13.9 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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  • April 30, 2009, 6:34 p.m.

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[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Jones family], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9138/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.