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[Three men watching over an open pit cookout at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of three African-American men watching over an open pit cookout at Camp George. Notation on front of photograph in blue ink "Feb 22 1910 Camp George" Man on left (in background) is seated on a pile of wood. Man in center is dressed in dark slacks, white jacket, and black tie. He is holding a plate possibly in preparation to serve guests of Camp George. Man on right is bent over the grill filled with meats. There is a large serving platter on the far right of the grill. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: February 22, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Nine men standing around and sitting in a Marion "Bob Cab" automobile]

Description: Photograph identical to 2000.014.002 There are nine men in the photograph standing around and sitting in a car that belonged to Dr. Chas. Castelaw and was a Marion 'Bob Cab'. Behind the car, to the right, is a J.T. Dyer sign. A small, brown haired girl, identified by writing on the substrate surrounding the picture as Martha Virginia Hinson (Ansel), is standing on the left fender of the car. From left to right, the men are identified as Bill Jones, Cap. Rich (Marshall Howard Rich) Chas. Crawford, Dr. Chas Castelaw, Walter Jones, "Bud" Davis, Earnest Farmer, Albert P. George Martha Virginia Huison (Ansel) and Joe Jones. Photo enclosed in an ivory, twofold substrate with identification markings (used in this description) on left side. On bottom, right corner of matte under photo, photographer's mark: "Boek Studio VICTORIA, TEXAS"
Date: October 5, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two tiered "Trans-Mississippi Commercial Congress" pin]

Description: Two tiered pin connected with small chains. Top tier is a circle atop a pair of wings. Lettering states: "TRANS-MISSISSIPPI COMMERCIAL CONGRESS". Second tier has an image of a woman sitting with left hand extended upward holding a torch and right hand holding a corn stalk. Lettering on either side states: "NOV 1910 SAN ANTONIO, TEX." Old Object Term: Commemorative pin
Date: November 1910
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house and cistern house]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House taken before December 21, 1924. The ranch house is a two story white wooden home with four visible brick chimneys. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. There is one dormer above the top porch. The cistern house has a stairway with white railing leading to the door near top. There is an African-American man standing next to the white picket fence on the left side of the photo. Three people are sitting on the front porch of the house. In this photograph, note that both porches are open, the cistern house is unpainted, upstairs and downstairs windows are shuttered, the cistern house has a weather vane at the top, foul pens in front of house, and no driveway has been formed in front of the house. Underneath the picture, hand-written: "GEORGE HOUSE MADE INTO TWO STORY". Back of post card in black: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here AZO [written four times to form a square with triangles in each corner] Place Stamp Here [written inside of square]. Images are slightly blurred.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from an east approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house, east approach. The two story white wooden house has three of the four chimneys visible. The two open porches on have white railing. There is a rocking chair on the bottom porch. Two oak trees partially obscure view of the front of house. The cistern house, to the left of the main house, is not painted and has no weather vane on top during this period. The top of a windmill is seen between the cistern house and the main house. A white picket fence is in front of the house and a wire fence for foul encloses the picket fence. Inside of the wire fence on right and to the left of the wooden gate are several wooden boxes (coops ?). There is no driveway leading to front. Stamped on back of photo in black: "316".
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man (possibly identified as Wiley Jones) on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach of house. The cistern house is unpainted in this photograph, and has a weather vane at the top of it. There is no driveway leading to the front of the house. Photograph .001 is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Dimensions below are of the image itself. Dimensions of .001 on substrate are approximately: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach of house. The cistern house is unpainted in this photograph, and has a weather vane at the top of it. There is no driveway leading to the front of the house. Photograph .001 is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Dimensions below are of the image itself. Dimensions of .001 on substrate are approximately: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Three tiered San Antonio livestock "Executive Committee" pin]

Description: Three tiered pin that is connected by small chains. The top rectangular pin states "Executive Committee". Second tier is circular with an image of the Alamo in center. Underneath it states: "35TH ANNUAL CONVENTION MARCH 21-23, 1911 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS". Third tier is a blue star with a white circle on top that states: "CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: [1911-03-21..1911-03-23]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two tiered San Antonio livestock pin]

Description: Two tiered pin. Top pin is a semi-circle with image of Alamo in center. Underneath on rectangle, it states: "35th ANNUAL CONVENTION MARCH 21-23, 1911 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: [1911-03-21..1911-03-23]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

Description: Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gold medal with red and white ribbon]

Description: Gold medal with red and white ribbon. "FT. WORTH 1912 36TH ANNUAL CONVENTION" on top half, "CATTLE RAISERS ASS'N OF TEXAS. MEMBER" on bottom half. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1912
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis. Mr. Davis, who has gray hair, is wearing dark slacks and dark vest with white long sleeved shirt. He is holding his dark, felt hat in his right hand. Mrs. Davis is wearing a light colored dress that is shirred from shoulders to waist and buttons from the collar to just below the waistline. Her gray hair is pulled back into a bun. The couple is standing on their front porch. White wooden building in background. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern.
Date: 1912 - 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Pin with ribbon]

Description: Pin with ribbon. Top "TEXAS BANKERS ASSOCIATION" Ribbon "SAN ANTONIO MAY 7 - 8 - 9 1912" Bottom in handwriting "J. H. Davis, J.H.P. Davis & Co., Richmond, Texas" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, banker
Date: [1912-05-07..1912-05-09]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park