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[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

[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

[A crowd of people at Camp George during a cookout]

Description: Photograph of Camp George taken during a cookout. Two men and automobiles on left of photograph; windmill also on left. A water tower in center of photograph appears to have [pencil?] retouching applied to it. The tower has printing on its face, but it is not legible. Camp George cabin with crowd near it on left. 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

[Frankie Jodarski and three other children, in a pasture at George Ranch]

Description: Outdoor photograph of Frankie Jodarski with three other unidentified children taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Frankie, on far left, is wearing dark colored pants, belt, vest, and tie, with a white shirt and hat. His name "Frankie" is written on the photo directly above his image. Frankie is standing apart from the three other boys. Fence in background, wooden gate on right, road on other side of fence with fence line across road. Photo is bordered by thin line framed drawings of cameras, paint palettes and brushes.
Date: 1920 - 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Fritz and Minnie Hill]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an older woman and man. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Grandma [&] Grandpa Hill (Fritz [&] Minnie) parents of Hilda Linke early 1920's Taken near Welcome, Tx Fritz died around 1924 - before Leo Linke met their daughter. Minnie lived with the Linkes at their house on FM 762 until 1950". Mr. Hill, who has a long scraggly beard and mustache, is wearing dark striped pants, black jacket and vest, and white shirt. Mrs. Hill, who has her dark hair pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with ruffles at collar and down front to waist. She has a brooch pinned at the center of the collar. There is a plant in a tub seen behind the couple; large bare tree in center background, partial view of white wooden building in left background.
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 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

[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

[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

[A man drinking a bottled beverage at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a man drinking a bottled beverage. Photograph was taken during a cook out at Camp George. The man is wearing dark pants, white shirt, and a dark felt hat. There is a body of water in the background with trees on the opposite bank. The 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

[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

[Photograph of a woman holding the infant Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding the infant Mary Jones. The woman, who has her back to the camera, is wearing a white dress with wide black belt. Jones is wearing a white gown and white ruffled bonnet. There is a tree trunk in the center background of the photograph. White, wooden archway and fence beyond the tree. Back of photo in pencil: "47". Image is slightly blurred.
Date: 1920 - 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park