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[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a palm tree planted in front of a white picket fence that is lined with tall trees. There is a small patch of grass in the foreground, but the rest of the ground and trees is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large herd of cows and a large haystack]

Description: Photograph of a large herd of cows. There is a large haystack in the center, left of the photo. Trees line the background.
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A.P. George and friend standing beside two hunted deer]

Description: Photograph of A.P. George and friend standing beside two hunted deer that are suspended between the men with their heads tied to a slat of wood. The man on the right is holding in his right hand the left front hoof of the deer on the left. To the left and behind A.P. George is a white wooden building. On the right is a tree providing shade for the right half of the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A.P. George and three men standing beside two hanging deer]

Description: Photograph of A.P. George, second from left, and three men standing beside two deer that are suspended in the middle of the men by their heads that are tied to a slat of wood. Man on far right is leaning with is right hand on bag hanging from slat. Large tree on right side providing shade for right half of picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man about to be beheaded, sitting on a platform]

Description: Photograph of a man about to be beheaded sitting on a platform. A guard is behind his chair holding the lever of the device. Two guards are standing on the ground on the either side of the platform. The platform has large stairs leading up to it and a metal fence surrounding the upper portion. On back, handwritten: "A hanging in Mexico". Attached to a cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A young woman sitting in a chair with her left elbow resting on a table]

Description: Photograph of a young woman. She is sitting in a chair with her left elbow resting on the table beside her and her left hand touching her right hand in her lap. She is wearing a dark dress with light colored striped edging around the cuffs and a light colored collar. Her curly hair is parted down the center and hanging down past her shoulders. The image is attached to a metal substrate.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A large herd of cows and two women standing on a platform at Goliad Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a large herd of cows. Two women are standing on a platform in the center of the photo. A house, water tower and barn sit in the back, right of the photo. Barbed wire lines the back of the photo, though it can only be faintly seen. On back, handwritten: "Goliad Ranch".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Three unidentified men wearing hats]

Description: Tintype image of three men. Two men are sitting in chairs in front of a man standing in the middle of them towards the back. Both men that are sitting have their right leg crossed over their left with their hands in their lap. Both men are wearing light colored pants. The man on the right is wearing a dark jacket, white collared shirt and a dark hat. The man sitting on the left is wearing a dark vest, white collared shirt and a dark, think tie. He is also wearing a light colored hat. The man standing in the back is wearing a light colored vest, white shirt and a dark hat. Attached to a matte.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Multiple tents camped out in front of a building]

Description: Photograph, possibly taken in Cuba, of a large, ornate two story building. There is a flag in flying in the top, center of the building. Multiple tents are camped out in front of the building, with trees surrounding the tents and lining the sidewalk. Two men in the center of the photo are walking towards the building. A man is sitting on a horse drawn cart in the left side of the photo. Attached to a cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of seven men and one boy]

Description: Photograph of seven men and one boy with a newspaper clipping beside the image. A young boy sits atop a wooden railing in front of a two story building with the seven men standing under the porch of the long, two story building. The man on the left is leaning with his right hand on a post of the porch, then two men standing to his left. Next, a man is leaning with his left side on a post, with another man to his left leaning with his right side against the same post. One man is standing with another man leaning with his left elbow against the furthest post. The newspaper clipping beside the image speaks about the first grand jury in Fort Bend county and the fact that "a great-grandson of one of the jurors is now serving on the grand jury at this term of court in the person of S. B. Beard.". It does not identify the men in the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of houses with the yards, trees and houses covered with snow and ice]

Description: Photograph of houses, probably in Richmond, with the yards, trees and houses covered with snow and ice. There is a tall tree in the center, left with branches weighted down and bent because of the ice covering them. A barbed wire fence is directly behind it with small trees in the yard of the houses on the left of the photo. Branches from large trees are on the right edge of the photo. The sidewalk, that looks freshly shoveled, extends from the middle of the right edge of the photo across the foreground of the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[An older woman standing next to two small children in a carriage]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing on the sidewalk in front of a white picket fence with two small children in a carriage in front of her. There is a large tree on the opposite side of the fence with a white wooden house further back. The woman is wearing a light colored dress with her dark hair parted in the middle and pulled back. Her left hand is hanging over the top of the carriage, that is pulled back to reveal a boy and a girl sitting inside. The boy is on the left and the girl is on the right with a bonnet on her head.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man holding the reins of a horse with fourteen men in the background]

Description: Photograph of a dark horse facing left with one man to the left holding the reins and fourteen men standing in the background looking on. There are two large barns in the background and a carriage directly behind the horse. Two wheels of another carriage can be seen in the center of the left edge. All men are wearing dark suits and a dark hat, except for the man who is holding the reins. He is wearing dark slacks, vest, white collared shirt, dark tie and light colored hat. A pocket watch and watch chain is attached at his right side.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Northeast corner of the "Brazos River Bridge"]

Description: Photograph of the northeast corner of the "Brazos River Bridge Richmond Tex." as handwritten on the bottom of the photo. The river is very low, so the two cement foundations for the bridge can be seen. Trees line the left side of the photo and behind the bridge, with brush on the right side of the photo. Shallow water can be seen center, right of photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Grammar School Richmond Tex."]

Description: Photograph of "Grammar School Richmond Tex." as handwritten on the bottom of the photo. The building is a dark bricked two story building with a square portion on the northeast corner that appears to be a separate building attached to the primary building. In this square portion are two arched entranceways. The east side of the building has three windows on the first floor, three arched windows on the second floor and a round window on the very top. On the north side there are two windows on the first floor, one in between the first and second and two on the second. There are two trees on the left side of the image and grass in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of northeast corner of "High School Bld. Richmond Tex"]

Description: Photograph of northeast corner of "High School Bld. Richmond Tex" as handwritten on bottom of photo. It is a three story dark bricked building with large entranceways and stairways on both the east and north sides. On the front of building, fourteen windows line the third floor, ten windows line the second floor and ten windows line the bottom floor. On the east side, eight windows line the third floor, four line the second and four line the third. A one slat wooden fence surrounds the building, with a dirt road in the foreground. A wooden baseball cage sits on the left side and small houses are visible behind the school.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Jimmy Booth" an infant, wearing a white top with ruffled sleeves]

Description: Photograph of "Jimmy Booth" as handwritten on the bottom of the photo. In this studio portrait, Jimmy Booth is an infant wearing a white top with ruffled sleeves and a square collar. He is looking right and his left hand is in his mouth. Photographer's mark in brown extends from the ruffle of the left sleeve down: "SHANKLIN"
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The ice covered driveway leading to the George house]

Description: Photograph of the driveway leading to the George house. Large bushes line the driveway on both sides. Ice and snow cover the bushes and trees. The large cluster of trees in the upper, right corner of the photo are so weighted with ice that their branches are bent over.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A field with four houses and two barns in the distance]

Description: Photograph of a field with four houses and two barns in the distance. On the left we see the west side of the house with a small door and steps leading into the side of the house. A small tree is on the south side of the house. In the distance is a two story house with a smaller one story to the right. Next, are two barns with a holding pen in from of them. ON the far right is a two story home with a windmill and water tower beside it. On back, handwritten: "Pettus' Place Josephine Rich's".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The dirt road that runs alongside the George house]

Description: Photograph looking down the dirt road that runs alongside the George house. In the center right of photo is the southeast corner of the George house. It is partly covered by trees in the foreground. A barbed wire fence runs down the left side of the road with trees on the opposite side from the road and further down the fence line. All is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Bust tintype photograph of a young woman seated in a chair]

Description: Bust tintype photograph of a young woman. She is seated in a chair and is wearing a patterned dress with dark edging above the chest and down the center of the dress. It has a small white collar. Her dark hair is parted down the center and pulled back. Attached to a matte.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Woman wearing a crown and a dark fur cape lined with white fur]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing facing right with both of her hands resting on the top of a fabric covered chair back. The fabric extends from the upper right corner to cover the chair. In this studio portrait, the woman is wearing a quilted white skirt with fur at the end, a fitted black and white bodice top, a dark fur cape lined with white fur and extending to ripples on the floor. On her head is a crown with a long, white lacy veil extending from the top to the floor. The backdrop appears to be two walls of a room with a door on the left side.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary E. Molly George]

Description: Photograph of Mary E. Molly George standing in the foreground on the right side of a small corn field with a man standing further back on the left. A long, white house is in the background. Mary E. Molly George is wearing a white dress and the gentleman is wearing dark trousers, dark print tie, white collared shirt and a dark hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park