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[The front of the Jodarski house]

Description: Photograph of the Jodarski house. The home is a two story white wooden house with front porch that extends across the entire front. There are two potted plants on the left edge of the porch. Wooden steps lead to the porch and the front entrance. A dormer is located at the front center of the house. A chicken house can be seen on far right of the photograph. This photograph was taken shortly after the Jodarski's moved into the home in 1922. The house was located on 762. Written on the back of the photograph (scanned image 2000.067.005b): "Mom & Papa Jodarski moved into this house in 1922 on A. P. George Ranch Twins Madeline & Florine were born here in 1924 Rhydonia was born the next year in 1925." The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
Date: 1922 - 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gate in front of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house enclosed by a white picket fence with gate near center right of photo. In this photo, note that the top porch is screened, no shutters adorn the windows, no foul pens are on the outside perimeter of the picket fence, and there is a south driveway leading to the house. . 001 photo has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." written in top right and bottom left of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gate in front of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house enclosed by a white picket fence with gate near center right of photo. In this photo, note that the top porch is screened, no shutters adorn the windows, no foul pens are on the outside perimeter of the picket fence, and there is a south driveway leading to the house. . 001 photo has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." written in top right and bottom left of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George house yard covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the George house yard covered in snow with ducks and ducklings along a wooden fence in the distance. A small animal house is on left of photo along with large trees. Short wooden fence extends across the photo with more small animal houses on the opposite side of the fence and thick trees in the distance. Most of the ducks are centered in the photo around a trough. A tree stands on the right side of the photo.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence which in turn is enclosed by a wire fence. The house a porch on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being enclosed during this period. The cistern house seen to the left rear of the house, is unpainted and does not have a weather vane at top. The once shuttered windows are not shuttered in this photo. Partial view of a driveway extending from bottom left corner to bottom center. Several oak trees line the perimeter of the fence while other larger trees are seen to the right of the photo (back yard). Stamped in blue on back: Morris-Carter Photo Supply Co. 2119 P. O. St. Galveston, Tex".
Date: 1924 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch House and yard from a south approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch House and yard, south approach. The chicken house is the white wooden building on the left side of the photo followed by the garage. White wooden fence posts are in front of the main ranch house, a white wooden two story house obscured by tall oak trees. The house has porches on top and bottom, with the top porch screened in this photo. Note that there are no shutters on the windows. The south driveway leads to the garage. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch house with Mamie George standing in front]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house with Mamie George standing in front of the white picket fence that encloses the house. Mamie is wearing a dark colored, long sleeved dress. She is standing near the northwest corner of the house with her hands behind her back. The George Ranch house is a white wooden two story house. Note in this photograph of the house, that the top porch is screened, the cistern house (to the left of the main house) is unpainted, the foul pens that once enclosed the white picket fence have been removed, and front driveway has been added. There are two large bare trees (partial view of a third on far left) in front of the picket fence with several shrubs around the tree on left. Written on back of photo in black ink: "Mrs. Mamie George" and in pencil: "1009".
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch yard covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard, probably the east yard, looking North. The photo was taken after a snow and ice storm. The ranch house yard is covered with snow, and the tree branches are encased in ice. There is a small wooden coop on left of photo. There are several birds within the fenced area (possibly turkeys). Wooden feeder near center right with birds around it. A wire extends from top left center to right of photo. Three trees in fenced area. Wooden fence in background with a small white building on far side near center. Trees in distance. Stamped on back of photo in black: "9 592". Stamped in purple: "This is a Genuine Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas".
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gray cardboard folder with white ribbon on binding]

Description: Gray cardboard folder with white ribbon on binding. Tissue page covers the paper insets in corners where photograph is secured. Front cover of folder has a thin gray line as a border. Written within bordered area: "Witzel L. A." Stamped on back of folder in red: "9280" and in blue "2924". Written in pencil on back: "Mrs. A. P. George Richmond, Tex 9 (?) So of P.O #7 blue slight brown lt yellow dress white trim". The folder contained the photograph 2000.035.030b of Mary Jones.
Date: [1927..1930]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A group of men cooking on an underground pit at Camp George]

Description: There are three African-American men tending (a fourth is leaning against a tree on far right) to barbecue over an underground pit at a Camp George cookout. Two men are seated on a pile of dirt to the left. The man dressed in dark three-piece suit with white felt hat who is sitting on far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. Trees in right background. Large body of water in left background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men gathered around a table for a cook out at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men gathered around a wooden table for a cook out at Camp George. The table is topped with glass beverages, plates, napkins, and other items. Some of the men are holding a beverage in their hands. The branch of a moss draped oak tree in in the top corner of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men gathered around a table, under a tree at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men gathered around a table at Camp George. There is a pile of wood in the foreground and a large moss draped tree just beyond the table. Tall grass and trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men near an underground barbecue pit at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men near an underground barbecue pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with various meats. Four African-American men (one is bent with long wooden handled utensil in his hands) are standing near the center (one on far right leaning against a tree) of the photograph and they are tending the meat. There are two men seated on a pile of dirt to the left of the photograph. The man dressed in dark three-piece suit and light colored felt hat is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men near an underground grill pit at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men near an underground pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with assorted cooking meats. Three African-American men are standing to the left of the photograph tending the meat. Two men are seated on a mound of dirt to the left of the photo. Man wearing dark three-piece suit with light colored felt hat who is seated on the far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album. Same image as 2000.025.001f.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men near an underground grill pit at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men near an underground pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with assorted cooking meats. Three African-American men are standing to the left of the photograph tending the meat. Two men are seated on a mound of dirt to the left of the photo. Man wearing dark three-piece suit with light colored felt hat who is seated on the far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men standing around a table drinking bottled beverages at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing around a wooden table at Camp George. They are drinking bottled beverages. The table has several bottles, plates, and napkins on top of it. A man wearing white shirt, dark pants, and an apron is holding a serving tray just to the right of the men nearest table. The limb of a moss draped oak tree can be seen in the top left corner of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men walking at the George Camp cookout]

Description: Photograph of a group of men that appear to be heading for the same destination. The men are at the George Camp cookout. There is a large moss draped oak tree on the left side of the photograph. A large body of water is in the background. Photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group photograph in front of the George School]

Description: Group photograph in front of the George School. The photograph shows twelve students and one adult (teacher?) in front of a white wooden building with wooden steps that lead to a small porch and the front entrance. A brick chimney is seen to the left of the center roof line. There are two hats in the foreground. "[The Jodarski] house was next to the school - they would go home for lunch, teacher would stick the bell out of the window and ring it once for them to come back from lunch, and to come in the morning (everybody). [The Jodarski children's] father was a trustee of the school. "My-lady" Maltzick was the first teacher. Each class was taught separately, but concurrently". The photograph was taken approximately in the early 1920's. Written on back of photo as seen in scanned image 2000.067.002b: "1st school house on A. P. George Ranch". The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
Date: 1920 - 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Ice covered fence and trees in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house after an ice storm. The house is only partially visible (near center right) because of the ice covered trees and shrubs. The second story porch, roof, dormer, and two brick fireplace chimneys are visible. There is an ice covered barb wire fence with wooden posts that extends from left foreground to right center of photo. The foreground is covered in snow. Image is slightly blurred. Written at bottom of photo in black ink: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Icy trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house]

Description: Photograph of trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house. Snow covers the ground and ice and snow appears on the trees. A palm tree is in the center of the photograph and cattle in a large pen is on the right side. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Icy trees that surround the fence line of the George house]

Description: Photograph overlooking trees that surround the fence line of the George house front yard. A palm tree is in the center of the photo with cattle in an open pen is on the right. Trees and ground are all covered with snow. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large group of men standing around the porch of the cabin at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men standing near and on the porch of the cabin at Camp George. There is a man walking in front of the cistern to the right of the photo. Two men are sitting on the steps leading to the porch. Partial view of another wooden building on far left. Tree in background seen above cistern and (right) rooftop of main building. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park