[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand]

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Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey ...

Physical Description

Paper; Width/Diameter: 12.9 cm, Height: 10.1 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. October 9, 1954.

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 28 times . More information about this photograph 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

Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey of Eelkton Ky. In background and half of another friend Franklin Mrs. R. M. Patterson." Also written in pencil "2".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 12.9 cm, Height: 10.1 cm

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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 9, 1954

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 8, 2007, 3:26 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand], photograph, October 9, 1954; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9169/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.