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[First Baptist Church Ladies Group]

Description: Photograph of the First Baptist Church Ladies Group, Richmond, Texas. The group of eight ladies are all dressed in long sleeved outfits with hats (with the exception of woman in dark round collared dress in center). The woman on the far left is holding a book in her hands. Partial identification list and other information written in blue ink: "Mrs. Johnson Died June 22, 1933 [and] Fay Louis; Mrs. Jenks Adams July 66, Mrs. Slavin; Mrs. S. L. Cole; Mrs. L. C. Davis Jan. 4, 1927; Mrs. Davidson; Mrs. J. H. P. Davis Died Feb 4-1930. I think taken 1925 or 26. 3-20-80 - picture donated to the Park by Mrs. Hardin - first Baptist Church ladies group - Richmond".
Date: 1925 - 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[An old woman holding a baby]

Description: Photograph titled "Christmas 1921" as written in ink on right border of picture. Back of photograph identifies the woman and child as "Probably Belle Davis [and] Mary Jones". Davis, who has glasses and gray hair pulled into a bun at the nape of her neck, is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. She has her back to the camera and she is facing the child that she is holding in her arms. The child, who has her thumb in her mouth, is wearing a long sleeved white gown. White balustrade just beyond Davis and Jones. White picket fence and trees in background. Photograph bears evidence that it was possibly glued into an album.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Belle Ryon Davis and Mary Jones as a child, next to a house]

Description: Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis, standing with Mary Jones, child in foreground (Rhydonia Jones' daughter, born July 30, 1922, bending over). The portion of the house that is shown is the remodeled/expanded carport porte-cochere. Mrs. Davis, who wears glasses and has graying hair, is wearing a light colored ankle length dress with dark shoes. Mary is wearing a knee length dress with dark shoes and has a bonnet covering her head. Plants contained in plant stands, hanging baskets, and pots are seen in various locations on the porte-cochere. White picket fence and trees in right background. Written on the back bottom of the photograph in black ink: "With another wish for a happy birthday, Rhydonia". In pencil "313".
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones sitting on a rowboat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones (at about 1 year old) sitting on a rowboat (upside down) near a large body of water (background). George is wearing dark pants, dark vest, tie, white shirt, and felt hat. Jones is wearing a white gown, white stockings, and white shoes. Partial view of an automobile to right. Two men and tree to left. Back of photograph in pencil: "957 (Duplicate 3)".
Date: 1920 - 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man riding a bucking horse]

Description: Photograph of a man riding a bucking horse. The man has his right hand in the air. An African-American man is on horseback to the right of the bucking horse. Unpainted wooden buildings in background. Man on porch of building to far left. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Black dots at bottom of photo. Blank (black) strip on right. Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Envelope addressed to A.P. George Richmond, Texas]

Description: Envelope has the following penciled on front: " [return address] Box 96 Fulshear Tx [center] Pictures John Mayes (?) A. P. George Richmond, Texas [the following is printed on envelope front but was probably added after photos were discovered] Photos ca 1920s". The envelope has a red postage stamp embossed on envelope which is partially torn but reads: United States 2 cents. Envelope is torn along right edge (to retrieve contents). This envelope contained six photographs which are accessions 2000.026.001a-g.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Letter
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Cowboy on a horse, holding a coiled rope in his right hand]

Description: Photograph of an African-American cowboy on a horse. He has a coiled rope in his right hand. A paint horse is in the foreground facing the cowboy. Three unpainted wooden buildings in background. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man wearing a suit and hat, and holding the lead rope of a paint horse]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man holding the lead rope of a paint horse. The man is wearing a dark suit and felt hat. Buildings on left and right and in far background. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 857".
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Cowboy holding the lead rope of a paint horse]

Description: Photograph of an African-American cowboy (wearing glasses) holding the lead rope of a paint horse. The cowboy has a coiled rope in his left hand. Unpainted wooden buildings in background. Ladder leaning against building on left. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man mounting a horse]

Description: Photograph of a man (possibly Albert Peyton George) mounting a horse. He is in the process of swinging his right leg over the saddle. An African-American cowboy is holding the paint horse while the other man attempts to get astride. Two unpainted buildings in background. A man is leaning against the porch post of building on right. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mamie George]

Description: Photograph of Mamie George. The photograph is inside of a brown folder. Exterior cover of folder has a thin brown border around perimeter of page. At the top, center, is a drawing of a young girl wearing a dress and hat. Printed in dark brown print near center: "A Portrait by Van Dyck Dufresne Studio Houston". In the brown-toned oval cropped portrait that ends near the waist, Mamie is wearing a striped jacket with white blouse beneath. She has her dark hair pulled up and back into a bun. Written in pencil at bottom right corner on cardboard area that contains portrait: "Mamie George".
Date: 1920 - 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of three people standing near a large moss covered oak tree.]

Description: Photograph of three people (to the bottom left of photo) standing near a large moss covered oak tree. There is a wooden wagon wheel to the right of the base of the oak tree. Trees in background. The oak tree is possibly the Nancy Stiles Jones Oak tree. Back of the photograph in black ink: "4/16/22". Also blue stamp: "5 64".
Date: April 16, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Three people standing near a large moss covered oak tree]

Description: Photograph of three people standing near a huge moss covered oak tree. There is a wooden wagon wheel to the right of the base of the tree. The man in far right is wearing a dark suit and a light colored felt hat. He has his right hand up and touching the brim of his hat. Man in center (closer to tree) is wearing dark slacks and dark vest with white shirt and striped tie. He also has on a dark hat. The woman (standing to the right of the tree) is wearing a print dress with white bib inset. There is a heavily wooded area in the background. Back of photograph in black ink: "4/16/22" and stamped in blue "5 64".
Date: April 16, 1922
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

[A man holding up a large portion of barbecued meat at the George Camp]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a large portion of barbecued meat. He is standing near the underground pit that was dug for the cookout at the George Camp. The man is wearing dark pants, dark vest, white shirt, tie, and a dark hat. There is a wire fence just behind the man. Large body of water in background. 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

[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 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

[Man attending to barbecue on a underground pit grill at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a man checking barbecue on a underground pit grill at Camp George. He is wearing dark pants, dark vest and tie, white shirt, and dark felt hat and he is holding a long handled wooden utensil in his right hand. Seven men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. Large body of water in the background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Four men at Camp George during a cookout]

Description: Photograph focuses on four men who appear to be having a conversation. The photograph was taken at Camp George during a cookout. Other guests can be seen near and on the porch of the Camp George cabin in the background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Men standing near a row of long wooden tables at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of three African-American men standing near a row of long wooden tables. The tables bear the remains left from a barbecue cookout at Camp George. The tables are set up under a large moss draped oak tree. Several other trees on left and 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

[Black photograph album]

Description: Black photograph album. The cover is textured cardboard which is bound together by a black fabric ribbon. The interior lining of the album cover and subsequent pages are of thick black paper. The album contains 19 photographs taken at a cookout at Camp George. Album contains eleven pages. Photographs adhere to front and back of pages; however, front and back of every page is not utilized, unless there are photographs missing or removed at an early date (no evidence through fading or gluing of any removals). Notation at inside front cover in white: "CAMP GEORGE [T-shaped pattern under each letter of those two words] FORT-BEND-COTX. FEB 22-1920." Below this inscription is an embossed marking: "H. H. Morris Galveston, Tex.". The album is 1 cm thick.
Date: 1920
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park