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[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. George is facing the to the left side of the photograph. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George and nine other men wearing hats]

Description: Photograph of a group of ten men who appear to be discussing a white calf partially seen to the far right of photograph. Man on far left is pointing to the calf. Albert Peyton George is the eight man from the left. He is wearing pants, long-sleeved shirt, print (wide) tie, and a hat with a dark wide band. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. Two men can be seen in top right corner. Automobiles are parked in parking lot in background. People on and near automobiles to right. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of this Picture Please Mention Neg. No [48-3]".
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and two unidentified men]

Description: Albert Peyton George (second from left), Gene Autry (third from left) and two unidentified men (one possibly A. Lee?) in a publicity pose. Gene Autry is "reading" a cattle brochure. The front of the photograph is autographed by Autry and reads: "To one I am proud to call friend Albert Lee". The men are seated on a striped upholstered sofa. Table lamps to left and right of the sofa. Two framed art pieces on wall above the sofa. Back of photograph is stamped in black: H. M. TENNY & Associates photography publicity 3615 MacGregor Houston" and in pencil "#1228b".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George sitting in a crowd of men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George sitting in a crowd of men. George is in the front row third man from left. He is wearing a dark suit, striped shirt, and dark tie. He is wearing glasses and a light colored felt cowboy hat. A man is reaching across George to shake hands with the gentleman seated to the right of George. The crowd may possibly be attending the Houston Livestock Show. Metal railing in foreground.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George standing next to a man holding the halter of a steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George standing next to a man who is holding the halter of a steer. They are in a covered arena, probably at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. George is wearing a coat, three-piece suit, print tie, white shirt, and felt cowboy hat. He has his gloved hands in the pockets of his coat. On right in background is hay, a feedbox, and buckets. Partial view of an automobile in left background.
Date: 1940 - 1950
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George wearing a three piece plaid suit and holding a hat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George, who is wearing a three piece plaid (thin) suit (top button is buttoned). He is holding his hat in his left hand. His right hand is in an urn that is resting on top of a pillar to George's right. There are vines in front of and draped over the pillar. George has his right leg over his left leg. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. In black print at bottom of cardboard: "Rose & Schmedling, Galveston."
Date: 1886 - 1888
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer that he purchased at the Houston Livestock Show. The young man who exhibited the steer is holding the banner naming his steer the champion. George, who is standing on far left, is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt, and dark tie. He is wearing glasses and a light colored felt cowboy hat. The livestock show crowd is in the background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Back of photo in pencil: "Bell Ryon". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with circular patterns.
Date: 1870 - 1880
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the Full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Written at bottom of cardboard below the image in black ink: "Bell Davis". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with circular patterns.
Date: 1870 - 1880
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dress with ruffled insets]

Description: Studio portrait of Belle Ryon Davis. In this bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and ruffled insets above shoulders. There is heavy embroidered stitching at edges of collar and down the center of the dress. Davis' graying hair near forehead is curled and the rest of her dark hair is pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with gold trimmed scalloped edging.
Date: 1880
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Black and white negative of a woman wearing a dark dress]

Description: Black and white negative of a woman wearing a dark dress. She has her hair, curled in front, pulled back in a bun. The dress has long tight-fitting sleeves with intricate embroidery along the bodice that extends below the tight-fitting waist. The embroidery ends in scallops at the hips, where the skirting flares in gathers. She has her right hand up and partially obscured by a floral arrangement in a vase on the left side of the portrait. Her left arm is bent and behind her back. A rounded balustrade forms a semi-circle around the woman. The portrait ends near the knees. The original of which this negative is a picture of, was mounted on cardboard with "Deane 306 Preston Street, Houston, Texas" printed on the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Directors of the American Brahman Breeders Association]

Description: Photograph of a group of fifteen men and one woman. They are the "Directors of the American Brahman Breeders Association Present at the Meeting Held March 17, 1947, at Houston, Texas" as type written on tape attached note on back of photograph. Also type written was identification of members: "Front Row (Left to right): G. A. Parr, Alice, Texas; R. G. Herrmann, Ocala, Florida; Edgar Hudgins, Hungerford, Texas; Afton Burke, President, Corsicana, Texas; Mrs. S. C. Border, Secretary, Hungerford, Texas; Claude C. Appling, Louise, Texas; Gail Whitcomb, Vice-President, Houston, Texas; Andrew Johnson, Port Bolivar, Texas. Back Row (Left to Right): Howard C. Parker, Center, Texas; Malcolm Levi, San Antonio, Texas; J. V. Gates, Poteet, Texas; Wm. States Jacobs, Houston, Texas; Bill Pate, Hidalgo, Texas; Wilbourn S. Gibbs, Huntsville, Texas; Houghton Brownlee, Burnet, Texas; Jack T. Garriett, Houston, Texas. Other members of the Board of Directors who were not present for this picture are as follows: Cecil Boyt, Devers, Texas; C. H. Beville, Bushnell, Florida; T. J. Durrance, Sr., Brighton, Florida; George Echols, Houston, Texas; O. J. Flowers, Menard, Texas; Fernando Calan, Havena, Cuba; A. P. George, Richmond, Texas; George Gilbert, Houston, Texas; Bob R. Jones, Slaughter, La.; M. G. Johnson, Edna, Texas; James M. McLemore, Alexandria, La; Henry O. Partin, Kissimmee, Florida; A. N. Smith, Blanks, La.; L. M. Slone, Bay City, Texas; N. S. Wittman, Beaumont, Texas". The typed notation is slightly faded and some letters are not easily distinguishable so names could be misinterpreted.
Date: March 17, 1947
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

Description: Photograph of F. I. Booth. In this studio portrait, Booth is wearing a dark colored jacket, white striped shirt, and dark colored tie. There is a pin on his left lapel. Mr. Booth has graying hair parted on the left side, and he has a thick mustache. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray matte with embossing below portrait that reads: "Wright's Studio A. H. Hitchler 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." Written on back of photo in pencil: "F. I. Booth" and in black ink: "6/23/99". Image dimensions are: 10.3 cm x 14.6 cm.
Date: June 23, 1899
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of five men wearing hats and riding horses]

Description: Photograph of a group of five men on horseback. The men are dressed in western clothing with light colored felt cowboy hats. Two men to left of photograph also on horseback are exiting a covered arena. Brick arena wall in background. Photograph was probably taken during the Houston Livestock Show. Back of photograph in black ink: "Albert George" and in blue ink "Fred Golding, Pete Frost, Vernon Frosh (?), Jany [sic] 31st 1948". Stamped in blue: "Bob Bailey fine photography Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston 2, Texas 11187-4".
Date: January 31, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men dining at a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men dining at a Houston hotel. The group of nineteen men are dining in a circus motif room. Albert Peyton George is the third man from the left in the group of seven seated men. George is wearing a white shirt and a dark print tie. He has his right arm around the back of the man to his right.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Jean Kiger, Albert Peyton George, a champion steer, and four other men]

Description: Photograph of a champion steer with the Jean Kiger who exhibited it (holding the halter at far right) and five men at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. The fifth man from the left is Albert Peyton George. George is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt and dark tie, with a felt cowboy hat. Back of photograph in pencil: "neg 2193" and stamped in black: "David J. Morris Official Livestock Photograph Houston Fat Stock Show Houston, Texas".
Date: 1946
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Jean Kiger and a champion steer]

Description: Photograph of a champion steer and Jean Kiger who exhibited it at the Houston Fat Stock Show & Livestock Expedition in 1946. Kiger, who has shoulder length hair, is wearing light colored pants, shirt with dark trim, and a light colored felt cowboy hat. She is holding the steer by the halter and a wooden cane in her right hand. Tall wooden panel in background. Written in pencil in back of photo: "neg 2052" and stamped in black: "David J. Morris Official Livestock Photographer Houston Fat Stock Show Houston, Texas".
Date: 1946
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Jean Kiger and her champion steer]

Description: Photograph of a Jean Kiger and her champion steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1947. An unidentified man is standing to the right of the exhibitor. Kiger, who is holding the chain to the steer's halter in her right hand, is wearing slacks, blouse, plaid jacket, and a felt cowboy hat. She is holding the champion banner in her left hand. Exterior of brick building in background. Stamped in black on back: "Morris Photographs David J. and Mattie V. Morris box 428, South Houston, Texas Print from Negative no. [in ink] 425".
Date: 1947
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large group of men watching a cock fight]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men watching a cock fight. The front row of men is sitting in the grass or squatting down and the others are standing. Six of the men are holding paper plates. Man standing in foreground appears to be supervising the fighting roosters. Trees in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "A. P. George" and stamped in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints Of This Picture Please Mention Neg. No [in pencil] 48-11".
Date: 1940 - 1955
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man on horseback with several other men on horseback in the background]

Description: Photograph focusing on one man on horseback. The man is wearing a western suit with light colored felt hat. Several other men on horseback can be seen in an open doorway of a covered arena. Back of photograph in black ink: "Albert George" and in blue ink: "Fred Golding, Pete Frost Jany [sic] 31st 1948". Stamped in blue: "Bob Bailey fine photography Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston2, Texas Negative Number 11187-1".
Date: January 31, 1948
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Mrs. Belle R Davis" wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar]

Description: Photograph of "Mrs. Belle R Davis" as identified in pencil just below the bust image. Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar that extends to shoulders and attaches at the center of the dress near an inset of intricate embroidery. Davis has her graying hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thin red line around its perimeter. Written in red at bottom: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas."
Date: 1892 - 1898
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Mrs. Steward, Mr. A. P. George, Judge Elkins standing next to an automobile]

Description: Photograph of two men and a woman standing next to an automobile. There is a woman in the driver's seat of the automobile. Notation on back of photograph reads: "Mrs. Steward (Galveston), Mr. A. P. George, Judge Elkins" . The two men are wearing dark pants, white shirts, and ties. They are holding their hats in the left hands. The woman (with back to camera) is wearing light colored slacks, white shirt with a dark yoke at back and sleeves. Pasture in background. A number "12" is written in blue ink and a stamped "249" on back.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Newspaper clipping of two men standing along side of their winning Shorthorns]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two men standing along side of their winning Shorthorns at the Houston Fat Stock show. The caption reads: "BEST OF THE SHORTHORNS - On left is Golden Oak Signet, reserve champion of the Shorthorns at the Houston Fat Stock show, and on the left is Sheiks-Jubilee, the grand champion of the Shorthorns. The men in the picture are C. S. Berry, left, and A. H. Caraway." Old Object Term: Newspaper
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park