George Ranch Museum Collection - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Cardboard box addressed to "Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Cardboard box addressed to "Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas" from "J.J. SWEENEY JEWELRY COMPANY 417-419 Main Street HOUSTON, TEXAS". Contained 2000.085.095 There are two five cent postage stamps, one three cent postage stamp and one fifteen cent postage stamp on the box. On bottom of box postal service stamped it was sent on "MAR 29 1927".
Date: February 29, 1927
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Mildred Booth" as identified on the bottom of the photo]

Description: Photograph of "Mildred Booth" as identified by handwriting on the bottom of the photo. She is standing in front of the steps leading to the front entrance of a screened porch of a dark house behind her. She is wearing a long white dress with a white bonnet on her head and both of her hands behind her back. The house appears to be Camp George. An automobile is on the east side of the house. A chimney is visible at the back of the house. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "April 1922"
Date: April 1922
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

[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

[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

[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]

Description: Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A young girl holding a doll, standing in the middle of a snow covered yard]

Description: Photograph probably of Mary Jones as a young girl. She is standing in the middle of snow covered yard surrounding my trees whose branches are bent under the weight of the ice on them. Mary is wearing a dark dress that falls at her knees, dark stockings, shoes and a dark hat. She is holding a baby doll in her right hand. A few sparse pieces of grass stick out of the snow. On the bottom of the photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A large tree in the George house backyard]

Description: Photograph of a large tree in the George house backyard. A smaller tree is to the right and a white building is in between the two trees. A wooden fence runs along the left side of the photo and continues on the other side of the white building. A barn is on the left side beyond the fence. Chickens are in the yard under the trees. On back, handwritten: "Apr 16/22"
Date: April 16, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Tire tracks in the snow and people standing in the distance]

Description: Photograph of tire tracks with trees lining both sides. Two adults and one small child are in the distance. The trees and ground are covered in snow and ice. The tree branches are so weighted by the ice, many are bent and touching the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: Photograph of the back of the George house. Same photo as image 2000.080.033 Large water tower in center of photo with cables extending from it. George house behind with two chimneys visible. Large tree on left side of photo and white building on right side with the edge of a smaller building visible on the far right. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building]

Description: Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building visible further back and to the right. The small building has a chimney between a window and a door and is propped up on wood slats. Two windows are on the west side of the building and one on the south side next to the chimney. Snow covers the ground and icicle hang from the roof top and ledges of the windows. Some dark objects are directly behind and to the left of the small building.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large tree with branches covered in ice]

Description: Photograph of a large, barren tree whose branches are covered with ice and therefore hanging to the ground. The corner of a dark two-story building can be seen in far right center of photo. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: Photograph of the back of the George house, water tower with cables extending from it and a windmill slightly to the right. Two chimneys are visible and one white building on right side with the edge of another building visible on extreme right. There is a large tree in the left side of the photo. Snow covers the ground. On the bottom of the photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of six men sitting on and around oil pipes]

Description: Photograph of six men sitting on and around oil pipes. The man on the left is seated on a pipe that is resting on the ground. A man is sitting above and behind him on pipe running from the main pipe, the focal point of the picture. Above and to the right of him is a man with his left leg hung over metal sticking out from the pipe. Next to him, on the right side of the pipe, stands a man leaning on the main pipe. Next to him is a man standing on the pipe with his left foot crossed over his right. A man is sitting on the pipe below the previous gentlemen. His legs are spread and his hands are placed in his lap with his feet dangling in the air. A pipe on the right side of the picture appears to be emitted some type of exhaust. At bottom of picture, handwritten: "Davis No. 6 flowing 1500 burls Sept 11th 1923"
Date: September 11, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[An area of water in front of an oil field]

Description: Photograph of an oil field. There is an area of water with a containment levee surrounding it in foreground. A metal storage tank with a pipe extending from it on far right of photo; wooden post on far left. A dark painted wooden building near right center of photograph. There are six oil derricks in the distance. The photograph has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." in bottom left and top right corners of the border. There is a red "v" or check mark on back of photo.
Date: 1926 - 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Rippled Water]

Description: Photograph of rippled water that appears to be double exposed in the top half. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Taken May 1922."
Date: May 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a single palm tree in the middle of a yard. Behind it is a white picket fence lined with trees. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Hilda Linke and unknown girl on horses]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two girls on horseback. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Hilda Linke - on the left, on right unknown (Hilda Hill) - before marriage to Leo Linke Taken @ Welcome, TX Circa 1920s Girls would go riding to church on horseback". Horse on left is dark, second horse is white. Both girls are wearing dark jackets and white skirts (girl on far left is wearing a knit cap). There is a wire fence directly behind the horses. Bare tree in center, white wooden house in right background; fence post and branches of tree on far right. There is a well next to the left corner of the house - the frame and wheel for lifting the bucket is visible.
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park