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[Black silhouette of the left side of a woman]

Description: Black silhouette of the left side of a woman. Her hair is in a bun at the nape of her neck and she is wearing a hat. The silhouette is resting (at one time attached) to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "J. B. SLINN, Premiere Artists, CAIRO STREET, WORLD'S FAIR, CHICAGO, ILLS."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gold colored medal]

Description: Medal. Gold colored metal. Front reads "UNION STOCK YARDS AND TRANSIT CO. CHICAGO ILLINOIS. THE GREATEST LIVE STOCK MARKET IN THE WORLD CHICAGO SETS THE PACE WATCH CHICAGO'S PROGRESS SHIP YOUR STOCK TO CHICAGO KEEP YOUR (symbol for eye) ON CHICAGO" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Medal with American flag design]

Description: Medal with American flag design. "FORT WORTH CHICAGO". Just a very small scrap of ribbon left. Very similar to GRF1999.002.014 Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach"]

Description: Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach" as written in black near top right of postcard. The color image shows a man holding a whip who is standing near the side door of a coach. There is another man with gun in his gloved hand sitting atop the coach to the right side of the postcard. Blue text on back of postcard reads: "Copyright By "Johnny" Baker, Golden, Colo. The Original Deadwood Coach Built at Concord, N. H. 1867. Sent to San Francisco by water where it was placed on a line infested with bandits, "baptized in fire and blood" so repeatedly on the plains, was finally abandoned. In organizing his Wild West show Col. Cody bought the old derelict, and on its time honored springs has carried more distinguished Americans and Royalty than any vehicle extant. C. T. American Art Colored [emblem] CT Chicago Postcard This Space For Address Only [in rectangle] Place One Cent Stamp Here." Written in pencil on back: "175 69 [line] 244".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Six tiered metal livestock pin]

Description: Six tiered metal pin. Each link has a different animal image on it and are connected to each other by a small chain. The final link is circular and states: "STEER YOUR STOCK TO CLAY ROBINSON & CO. HOUSES AT SIX LEADING MARKETS". On back, first link states: "OUR RECORD". Second link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT CHICAGO FOR BEEF CATTLE DEC. 6.00 __$15.50". Third link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT SOUTH OMAHA FOR RANGE CATTLE AUG. 11.02__$6.35". Fourth link states: "HIGHEST SALE ON RECORD AT CHICAGO FOR A STRAIGHT DROVE OF RANGE CATTLE SEP. 29,02 $7.25". Fifth link states: "TRY US". On back of circular link: "CLAY, ROBINSON & CO. SUCCESSFUL SELLERS OF STOCK". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A windmill with a cable extending to a water tower]

Description: Photograph of a windmill (with a sign attached to it on the left: "THE AERMOTOR CHICAGO") with a cable extending to a tall water tower on the right. A small white building sits directly under the windmill. An image of a bull facing left is standing on top of the water tower. A live bull is on the ground in front of the water tower directly below the cardboard cutout image. A five slat wooden fence runs across the photo behind the windmill and water tower. Shrubs line the opposite side of the fence with farm land in the distance. On lower right corner, extremely faint writing: "38".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park