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[Large plant growing on the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up that focuses on a large plant (possibly a crepe myrtle?) growing on the exterior wall of the George Ranch house. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden building. Note in this photo, that both top and bottom porches are screened and the windows have no shutters. Partial view of the unpainted brick cistern house with white railed stairway on far left of photo. Written at bottom of photo in blue ink: "Nov. 1939". Stamped on back in black: "N669".
Date: November 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas" as written in black text near bottom right corner of postcard. Also written in blue ink on bottom "1939". The stucco church has vine covered exterior near north west side with large turret near northeast side just below arched doorway. Two story wooden white building in left background. The postcard has a silver border. Written on back in black text: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence. MFD. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Fort Bend County Court House, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Fort Bend County Court House, Richmond, Texas" as written in black on bottom left corner of postcard. Written in blue ink at bottom center: "1939". The dome shaped three story building (with basement, four) has four huge round columns at front entrance. Trees in front and on sides of Court House. Street and curb in foreground.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Four young girls and a toddler by a chicken yard]

Description: Outdoor photograph of four young girls and a toddler. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "By the chicken yard at Eben's house - FM 762 circa - 1939 Bernice was 9 yrs old Mary Anne Eben, (little girl) Bernice Linke - standing in Back Peevitz girls the rest". The wooden and wire chicken coop is in the left background, tree and barrels in right background.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Large plant growing on the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up that focuses on a large plant (possibly a crepe myrtle?) growing on the exterior wall of the George Ranch house. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden building. Note in this photo, that both top and bottom porches are screened and the windows have no shutters. There is a cement sidewalk extending from bottom right and leading to screened porch door. A rock walkway leads to an intersecting sidewalk in front of house. Stamped on back in black: "N669".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile. The automobile is bearing the results of a hunt - two turkeys and a deer. Pasture and trees in background. The photograph has black pattern around the perimeter of the picture with the word "ELKO" printed in all four corners. On the back of the photograph stamped in black: "1 223".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen. She is seated and wearing a dark dress with buttons down the center and a pin halfway down the top. Her hair is pulled back at her neck and she is wearing dark, round earrings. Helen is wearing a shite, lacy dress that comes above her knees. She has curly, shoulder length hair that is tied back with a large ribbon. At bottom, left of matte, handwritten: "MRS. TOM BOOTH daughter HELEN" c. 1939
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man leaning against a rice combine or cutter at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a man leaning against a rice combine or cutter. The man, wearing overalls, short sleeved shirt, and a hat, is to the left of the photograph. He is leaning on the cutter that is attached to the tractor on far right. This photograph was taken from the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on a tractor that is pulling harvesting rice at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch two men harvesting rice. A man wearing overalls, white shirt, and cap is sitting on the fender of the tractor. Another man, only partially viewed (hat and shirt) is sitting on top of the stack of rice in the cart being pulled by the tractor. Small stacks of hay seen in the field to the left. This photo is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man standing on rice sacks in a rice field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a man standing on rice sacks in a rice field. The man is wearing light colored pants (rolled up to his knees), long sleeved shirt, and hat. He appears to be in his stockings. There is a man standing on the other side of the sacks with his back to the camera. He is probably sewing the rice filled sacks shut. The machinery partially seen on the left side of the photo is a threshing machine. Smoke can be seen coming from the smoke stack of the Case combine. The photograph is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Men working in the rice field around a truck at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of men working in the rice field. There is a truck on the left side of the photo with a man standing in the bed. The man is partially visible (hat) above the cab of the truck and through the back glass. He may be unloading supplies. There is another man on the right side of the photo standing near boxes and paper that are on the ground of the field. The front ends of two tractors can be seen on either side of the truck. Telephone poles in background from left to center. This photograph is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men lifting a steel drum in a field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken at the George Ranch of two men working in the rice field. The men are lifting a steel drum. Man in foreground (with back to camera) is wearing dark colored pants, long sleeved shirt, and straw cowboy hat. The man on the far end of the drum is wearing a long sleeved shirt and he is smoking a cigarette. Equipment on right side of photo. Rice field in background. Top "tee" portion of a utility pole on far left edge of photo. The photograph is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men standing near a rice thresher at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of rice threshing. Two men are standing in front of rows of rice filled sacks (in foreground). The men are also holding one rice filled sack in between them. The Case combine in background is being used to harvest the rice. There is a man on far left standing (with back to camera) on top of equipment. This photograph was taken from the collection of Edward Kopycinski. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School. The students are posed in the "L" shaped area of the George School. The school building is the white wooden building in the background. Written on the back of the photograph in black: "1938 February (sic) Class of 38 George School Teacher: Ethel Sympson First Row: Francis Sopchack, Clara ? , ? , Hattie Gorka, Stanley Sykowski, Josephine Rogge. Second Row: ? , Bernice Linke, Vincent Sykowski, Katherine Piosecky, Florence Kopycinski, Mable Mahiezek, Angeline Piosecky, Johnny Gorka. Third Row: 6th Boy - Ben Sopchack."
Date: February 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert P. George and two men with a fox that was killed during a hunt]

Description: Photograph of three men with a fox that was killed during a hunt. Albert Peyton George is seated at the wheel of an automobile. There is a man standing near front wheel of car who has his hand on the windshield and his gun leaning against his bent left knee. Another man is seated on the running board near the rear tire of the car. This man has his gun resting between his hands and near his left shoulder. The fox is stretched across the running board of the car. Written in ink on back of photograph: "Albert George At Wheel".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Peyton George and three other men posed with trussed deer]

Description: Photograph of four men posed with trussed deer. Albert Peyton George is the second man from the left. He is wearing tall lace up boots, pants, white shirt, tie, and a golf cap. There is an unpainted wooden building on left. (faded area on left of photograph.)
Date: 1938 - 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Edwin and Anita Kopycinski's house covered in snow]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a white wooden house with snow covered roof and yard. Written on back in pencil: "Edwin [&] Anita's Kopycinski's house on FM 762 - directly across from Linke's house. This house was bought and moved from the George Ranch - currently located near Fairchild, Tx circa - 1938, 1939". The white wooden house has a porch on the northeast corner. The porch columns are made of brick and wood. A wire with wooden post fence surrounds the house. There is a white wooden building behind the house. Snow covered driveway with car tracks and footprints in bottom left corner of photo; trees in distance.
Date: 1938 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch farm worker sitting on the Massey Harris tractor]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of a George Ranch farm worker. The man sitting on the Massey Harris tractor is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat. He has "busters" or plowing equipment attached to the tractor. The back of the photograph has "Mr. Ed Kopychinski" written on back on blue. Partial view of fence in right background with tree on far right. Back of photo is watermarked: "This Paper Manufactured By Kodak".
Date: 1938 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A group of older adults standing on a porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of five women and one man standing on the porch of a white wooden house. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "on porch of Linke House - circa 1938 - 1939 L to R Paula Luedke, Frieda Witteneben, Agusta Eben, Charlie Hill, Tillie Baker, Hilda Linke". The two women on far left are standing in front of the screened door. Two on far right are standing in front of a window.
Date: 1938 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch. The man is wearing a white shirt and a dark colored hat. There is a white barn in right background. Trees in background from barn to left edge of photograph. Partial view of another tractor on right side of photo. Photo is slightly blurred. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Three tractors passing through a wooden gate at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a procession of three tractors passing through a wooden gate (away from camera). The men are wearing jackets and hats or caps. The man in the center is partially turned toward camera. The other two men are facing away from camera. The wooden gate is on the right side of the photograph. Stamped on back of photo in black: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park