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[Photograph shows the north side of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph shows the north side of the George Ranch house, the wooden building on right, cistern house (center), and the wooden platform of a windmill. The cistern house has wires or lines extending from it to unknown destination (out of picture). The grounds are covered with snow and the trees and power lines have icicles on them. Trees on left. A handwritten date of "Dec 21, 1929" is written at the bottom of the picture.
Date: December 21, 1929
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Five children on the Jodarski back porch]

Description: Outdoor photograph of five children on the Jodarski back porch. The photograph was taken in 1928 on the George Ranch. Two of the children are seated on the bottom step that leads to the porch, two children are standing on the second step, and the fifth child is standing on the top step. The white wooden house has a lantern hung on the exterior wall on the left side of the photograph.
Date: 1928
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones sitting on an upholstered bench]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones. The studio portrait of Mary sitting on an upholstered bench with her right leg tucked up under her left; right hand on arm of bench; left hand on bench seat; ends just below the knees. Mary, who has short hair, is wearing a light colored dress with white cap sleeves, round white collar with a wide print ribbon tied into a bow a center of collar. Just below the collar there is row of buttons with pleating that continues to hemline. Mary is wearing a watch on her left wrist. Photograph was found in folder 2000.035.030a.
Date: 1928 - 1930
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the snow covered ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the ranch yard after snow. White picket fence (gate open) with automobile parked near gate. White wooden buildings on right. Trees and pasture in background. The photograph has a black pattern around perimeter. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "8 178" and in purple "GUARANTEED FOR LIFE THIS IS A GENUINE BORDER FOX-TONE PICTURE MADE BY FOX COMPANY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS COPYRIGHTED 1927 BY CARL D. NEWTON".
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gate in front of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house enclosed by a white picket fence with gate near center right of photo. In this photo, note that the top porch is screened, no shutters adorn the windows, no foul pens are on the outside perimeter of the picket fence, and there is a south driveway leading to the house. . 001 photo has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." written in top right and bottom left of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gate in front of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house enclosed by a white picket fence with gate near center right of photo. In this photo, note that the top porch is screened, no shutters adorn the windows, no foul pens are on the outside perimeter of the picket fence, and there is a south driveway leading to the house. . 001 photo has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." written in top right and bottom left of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch House and yard from a south approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch House and yard, south approach. The chicken house is the white wooden building on the left side of the photo followed by the garage. White wooden fence posts are in front of the main ranch house, a white wooden two story house obscured by tall oak trees. The house has porches on top and bottom, with the top porch screened in this photo. Note that there are no shutters on the windows. The south driveway leads to the garage. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in back in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Geunine [sic] Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade mark Protected". A brown line is across this stamp.
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones in a snow covered yard]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones in a snow covered yard. Mary is standing next to a cement column of a low cement fence (barb wire and posts on left) . Mary is wearing dark pants, dark jacket, cap, and gloves. Moss covered trees with snow on the grounds beneath them in the background. Photograph has a black pattern around the border. Stamped on back of .001 and .002 in blue: "8 178" and in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Ton Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 By Carl D. Newton". Written on back of .001 in pencil: "Mary Jones".
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones sliding across an iced water puddle in the pasture]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones sliding across an iced water puddle in the pasture in front of the George Ranch house and yard. Mary is wearing dark pants, jacket, hat, boots, and gloves. She has her back to the camera and is facing the George Ranch house. The photograph has a black pattern around the perimeter of the image. Stamped in blue on back: "8 178" and in purple "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton". Written on back of photo in pencil: .002: "Mary Jones".
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Rhydonia and Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of Rhydonia and Mary Jones. The studio portrait ends just above the waist. Rhydonia (Mary's mother) is wearing a dark colored dress with white lace inset near rounded neckline. She has dark colored beads visible just above the neckline of the dress. Rhydonia's hair is short, parted on her left side, and slightly graying. Mary is wearing a light colored dress with buttons below the white collar. A wide print ribbon is tied at center below the collar. Mary's short hair is parted on her left side. Rhydonia and Mary have their heads and shoulders together. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "18297 [underlined] Thurs" and "separated from frame #4". Old Object Term: Print,Photograph
Date: 1927 - 1930
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach. The two-story white wooden house has top and bottom porches, with the top porch screened in this photo. Note that no windows have shutters. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence. The cistern house, in left rear of house is unpainted. There is a palm tree in left portion of yard. Large oak trees line the outer perimeter of the picket fence. Garage partially visible on far left. Driveway (appears to be covered with snow?) leads to veers to front of house and leads to garage. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." printed in top right and bottom left corners. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "8 178". Stamped in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 By Carl D. Newton".
Date: 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach. The two-story white wooden house has top and bottom porches, with the top porch screened in this photo. Note that no windows have shutters. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence. The cistern house, in left rear of house is unpainted. There is a palm tree in left portion of yard. Large oak trees line the outer perimeter of the picket fence. Garage partially visible on far left. Driveway (appears to be covered with snow?) leads to veers to front of house and leads to garage. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." printed in top right and bottom left corners. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "8 178". Stamped in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 By Carl D. Newton".
Date: 1927
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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man with a horse that has been trained to sit]

Description: Photograph of a man with a horse that has been trained to sit. The man is holding the horse's reins with his left hand and he has his right hand extended toward the horse's head. The black and white horse is sitting on the ground. They are in a pasture with cattle to the left near wooden shoots. There is a white bowl or pan near the bottom left corner of the photograph. The photograph has a black trim around the image with "Fox Co." printed in the top right and bottom left corners. Written on the back in pencil: "S".
Date: 1926 - 1927
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones sitting in a wooden swing]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones sitting in a wooden swing. Mary, who is dressed in a white, long sleeved blouse with rounded collar, and bloomers underneath has her right arm around a doll. The frame of the wooden swing encompasses the perimeters of the photograph. There is a white picket fence in the background. Mary is probably in the yard of the George Ranch house. Back of photo stamped in purple: "210" and "This is a Genuine Fox Tone [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas".
Date: 1926 - 1929
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of three little girls on the front porch of the J.H.P. Davis House]

Description: Photograph of three little girls on the front porch of the J.H.P. Davis House. One of the little girls sitting in the hammock is Mary Jones. The hammock is attached to a column on the left and the exterior house wall on the right. The columned porch has a white wooden balustrade that follows the curve of the porch.
Date: 1926 - 1928
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George showing a horse at his ranch]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George showing a horse at his ranch. George is wearing light colored slacks, long-sleeved shirt and felt hat. Small unpainted wooden building can be seen in the background between George and his horse. Large oak tree to right of George. Picket fence beyond building and wooden fence on far left. Pasture in background. Moss draped trees in left background. Back of photograph in blue ink: 12 [double underlined].
Date: 1925 - 1940
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
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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
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
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
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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mamie George, Albert Peyton George, Rhydonia Jones, and Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of (left to right) Mamie George, Albert Peyton George, Rhydonia Jones, and Mary Jones near the porch of the George Ranch house. Mamie is wearing a checked dress, Albert is wearing light colored pants and white shirt. They are both sitting on the cement rail of the porch. Rhydonia is wearing a white dress with black shoes and she is sitting on the steps leading to the porch. Mary, who is standing on the bottom step is wearing a short sleeved, round neckline dress, white socks, and black shoes. She is holding the hem of her dress with both of her hands. There is a flowering shrub in the bottom left corner of the photograph. The George Ranch house is in the background. On bottom of photo: "MAMIE, ALBERT, RHYDONIA & MARY JONES" Appears photo was cut out of a photo album.
Date: 1925 - 1928
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park