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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Nevada Wing Of Boulder Dam PowerHouse"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Nevada Wing Of Boulder Dam PowerHouse" as written in white text in bottom right corner of postcard. The interior of the powerhouse focuses on the five turbines in center of photograph. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones and Hilmar Moore dressed up in miniature bride and groom clothing]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and Hilmar Moore dressed up in miniature bride and groom clothing. The photograph was taken outdoors. Mary is wearing a white dress with a long train flowing out to the side, white veil with flowers around crown, white stockings, and white shoes. Moore is wearing a tuxedo (short jacket, white vest) with flower on his left lapel. Shrubs in background. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Mary Jones Hilmar (double layer writing) Moore". Stamped in purple on back: "This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright 1925 By Carl D. Newton" and in black "8 201". The photograph has a black pattern around border.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
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, who is wearing a cape, dark stockings and shoes, gloves, and a hat, is holding a doll in her right hand. There are ice covered trees to the right and left of Mary. A large shrub in the background. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "9 592" and in purple "This is a Genuine Fox Co. San [remainder not legible]".
Date: 1925 - 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mary Jones riding her tricycle on a sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones riding her tricycle on a sidewalk. Mary is wearing a long plaid blouse with bloomers beneath, sweater, stockings, black boots, and a tweed hat. There is a house in the background, gate on left, fence on right. Stamped on back in black: "9 197" and stamped on back of .002 in purple: "Fox Tone [remainder not legible].
Date: 1925 - 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of two adults and a child walking along a snow covered road]

Description: Photograph of two adults and a child walking along a snow covered road. Vehicle tracks in foreground extending along the highway. Limbs are strewn across the roadway. The little girl in the center is probably Mary Jones and the man holding her hand is either her father James Prowell or Albert Peyton George. The woman was probably either Mary's mother Rhydonia Jones or Mamie George. There are ice covered trees on the right and left side of the roadway. The photograph is blurred and faded. Stamped on back of photo in black: "9 19" and in purple: "This is a Genuine FoxTone [part of stamp is not legible] San Antonio, Texas".
Date: 1925 - 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image "Looking Downstream, Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image "Looking Downstream, Boulder Dam" as written in white text in bottom right corner of postcard. In the image, water is seen flowing from the dam into the canyon. Buildings on either side of the canyon walls in foreground. Roadways along the banks of the canyon walls in background. Cables cross each other near the center of the photo. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Lake Mead From Observation Point Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of "Lake Mead From Observation Point Boulder Dam" as written in white text at bottom right corner of postcard. Two automobiles are parked near the rock ledge of the point. Two people can be seen leaning near the ledge. Large body of water with mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Lowering Box Car Of Power House Machinery"]

Description: Postcard image of "Lowering Box Car Of Power House Machinery Via Government 150-T On Cableway, Boulder Dam". Cable at top of photo with wires supporting a platform carrying machinery. Dam wall in background. Canyon mountains in distance. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-"]

Description: Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The image shows a dirt road at center with huge pine trees on left and right. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address AZO {written 4 times to form a square with a black square at each corner] Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-"]

Description: Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The image shows a dirt road at center with huge pine trees on left and right. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address AZO {written 4 times to form a square with a black square at each corner] Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of the "Boat Landing and Bathing Beach Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Boat Landing and Bathing Beach Boulder Dam". The image shows a sandy beach area from bottom left horizontally to center right with eight automobiles parked on right side of photo. Several wooden pavilions and buildings line the water edge. Boats are parked next to buildings in center. Several boats out in the water. Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of the "Visitors Gallery Within Boulder Dam. Leading From Elevator Shaft to Power House"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Visitors Gallery Within Boulder Dam. Leading From Elevator Shaft to Power House" as written in white text at bottom center of postcard. Several people can be seen standing at the end of the tunnel-like gallery. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of "Visitors Waiting For Elevator To Boulder Dam Powerhouse"]

Description: Postcard image of "Visitors Waiting For Elevator To Boulder Dam Powerhouse" as written in white text in bottom right corner of postcard. A line of people are inside of a covered area that leads to a tall cement structure on right of photo. Street on left with cars parked on both sides of the road. A round shaped cement building is in the right background. Canyon mountains in distance extend from left to center of postcard. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Power Line Leading From Boulder Dam To Los Angeles"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Power Line Leading From Boulder Dam To Los Angeles" as written in white text near bottom right corner of postcard. The image shows a highway with car approaching (right). The large metal structures that support the power line can be seen from right center to left center with desert land in foreground and mountains in left background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Saddled paint horse being ponied by another horse]

Description: Photograph of a saddled paint horse that is being ponied by another horse (only partially seen on right). Wooden barn in right background. Other buildings and trees in left 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Site of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Site of Boulder Dam. View 1931" as written in black text at bottom center. The image shows tall rock canyon to left right and center background with dam waters in center. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Terrazo Floor In Boulder Dam Powerhouse"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Terrazo Floor In Boulder Dam Powerhouse" as written in white text in top right corner. The floor has a unique patterned circle near center with a man leaning to the outside of the circle on center right of photo. Metal rail extends from left edge to near center of photo. Metal vertical ladder on other side of rail. Cement wall in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image the "Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam" as written in white text near bottom right of postcard. Observation Point is in the foreground. The dam is in the center of the photograph. There is a boat cruising through the water near center right (wake of water seen behind boat). Canyon mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925/1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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