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[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]

Description: Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The dirt road that runs alongside the George house]

Description: Photograph looking down the dirt road that runs alongside the George house. In the center right of photo is the southeast corner of the George house. It is partly covered by trees in the foreground. A barbed wire fence runs down the left side of the road with trees on the opposite side from the road and further down the fence line. All is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George house yard covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the George house yard covered in snow with ducks and ducklings along a wooden fence in the distance. A small animal house is on left of photo along with large trees. Short wooden fence extends across the photo with more small animal houses on the opposite side of the fence and thick trees in the distance. Most of the ducks are centered in the photo around a trough. A tree stands on the right side of the photo.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Ice covered fence and trees in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house after an ice storm. The house is only partially visible (near center right) because of the ice covered trees and shrubs. The second story porch, roof, dormer, and two brick fireplace chimneys are visible. There is an ice covered barb wire fence with wooden posts that extends from left foreground to right center of photo. The foreground is covered in snow. Image is slightly blurred. Written at bottom of photo in black ink: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Icy trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house]

Description: Photograph of trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house. Snow covers the ground and ice and snow appears on the trees. A palm tree is in the center of the photograph and cattle in a large pen is on the right side. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Icy trees that surround the fence line of the George house]

Description: Photograph overlooking trees that surround the fence line of the George house front yard. A palm tree is in the center of the photo with cattle in an open pen is on the right. Trees and ground are all covered with snow. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large tree with branches covered in ice]

Description: Photograph of a large, barren tree whose branches are covered with ice and therefore hanging to the ground. The corner of a dark two-story building can be seen in far right center of photo. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a palm tree planted in front of a white picket fence that is lined with tall trees. There is a small patch of grass in the foreground, but the rest of the ground and trees is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a single palm tree in the middle of a yard. Behind it is a white picket fence lined with trees. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building]

Description: Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building visible further back and to the right. The small building has a chimney between a window and a door and is propped up on wood slats. Two windows are on the west side of the building and one on the south side next to the chimney. Snow covers the ground and icicle hang from the roof top and ledges of the windows. Some dark objects are directly behind and to the left of the small building.
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: Photograph of the back of the George house. Same photo as image 2000.080.033 Large water tower in center of photo with cables extending from it. George house behind with two chimneys visible. Large tree on left side of photo and white building on right side with the edge of a smaller building visible on the far right. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: Photograph of the back of the George house, water tower with cables extending from it and a windmill slightly to the right. Two chimneys are visible and one white building on right side with the edge of another building visible on extreme right. There is a large tree in the left side of the photo. Snow covers the ground. On the bottom of the photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Tire tracks in the snow and people standing in the distance]

Description: Photograph of tire tracks with trees lining both sides. Two adults and one small child are in the distance. The trees and ground are covered in snow and ice. The tree branches are so weighted by the ice, many are bent and touching the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A young girl holding a doll, standing in the middle of a snow covered yard]

Description: Photograph probably of Mary Jones as a young girl. She is standing in the middle of snow covered yard surrounding my trees whose branches are bent under the weight of the ice on them. Mary is wearing a dark dress that falls at her knees, dark stockings, shoes and a dark hat. She is holding a baby doll in her right hand. A few sparse pieces of grass stick out of the snow. On the bottom of the photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Florine and Madeline Jodarski with Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of the Jodarski newborns with young Mary Jones. The photograph is titled "Mary Jones, my twin and I". In this outdoor photograph, two infants identified as Florine and Madeline Jodarski, who are wearing only diapers, are sitting on a blanket in the grass. Mary Jones, who is squatting down near the blanket, is wearing a print jumper with a shirt (rolled up short sleeves) beneath. Mr. Jones' car is seen in the upper left corner of the photograph. The photograph was taken in the Jodarski front yard. [The Jodarski's older sister played with Mary often, since they were about the same age.] Written on the back of the photograph and scanned as image 2000.067.001b: "Mary Jones - Madeline - 5 mos old - 1924 Born on Albert George Ranch - 2 story house." Mr. Jodarski was a tenant farmer on the George Ranch.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence which in turn is enclosed by a wire fence. The house a porch on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being enclosed during this period. The cistern house seen to the left rear of the house, is unpainted and does not have a weather vane at top. The once shuttered windows are not shuttered in this photo. Partial view of a driveway extending from bottom left corner to bottom center. Several oak trees line the perimeter of the fence while other larger trees are seen to the right of the photo (back yard). Stamped in blue on back: Morris-Carter Photo Supply Co. 2119 P. O. St. Galveston, Tex".
Date: 1924 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch house with Mamie George standing in front]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house with Mamie George standing in front of the white picket fence that encloses the house. Mamie is wearing a dark colored, long sleeved dress. She is standing near the northwest corner of the house with her hands behind her back. The George Ranch house is a white wooden two story house. Note in this photograph of the house, that the top porch is screened, the cistern house (to the left of the main house) is unpainted, the foul pens that once enclosed the white picket fence have been removed, and front driveway has been added. There are two large bare trees (partial view of a third on far left) in front of the picket fence with several shrubs around the tree on left. Written on back of photo in black ink: "Mrs. Mamie George" and in pencil: "1009".
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch yard covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard, probably the east yard, looking North. The photo was taken after a snow and ice storm. The ranch house yard is covered with snow, and the tree branches are encased in ice. There is a small wooden coop on left of photo. There are several birds within the fenced area (possibly turkeys). Wooden feeder near center right with birds around it. A wire extends from top left center to right of photo. Three trees in fenced area. Wooden fence in background with a small white building on far side near center. Trees in distance. Stamped on back of photo in black: "9 592". Stamped in purple: "This is a Genuine Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas".
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones and another young girl]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and another young girl in the front yard of the George Ranch house. The girls are wearing long blouses, shorts, socks, and shoes. They both have bobbed hair cuts. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "57". Stamped on back in purple: "Fox-Tone Print (outline of fox) Fox Co. San Antonio Texas" .
Date: 1924 - 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones and another young girl eating watermelon]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and another young girl eating watermelon in the front yard of the George Ranch house. Both girls are wearing long blouses with "bibs" over them, shorts, socks, and shoes. A corner of the George Ranch house can be seen on the far left. White picket fence and trees in background. Stamped on back of photo in purple: "Fox-tone Print (outline of fox) Fox Co. San Antonio Texas". Pencil marks on back not legible.
Date: 1924 - 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park