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[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. White posts with wire fence in foreground; oak tree enclosed by wood on far right; partial view of metal gate on far right; cross fence in center. In left background there are three stacks of grain with cattle eating around them. Between second and third stack from the left, the chicken house is visible. The two story white wooden house in left background is the George Ranch main house. Barns in right background. Written on back of photo .001 in pencil: "7". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Cattle in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. A large herd of cattle is gathered near wooden water and feed troughs on left. Pole barn in left background. Trees in distance. Back of photo has "4" written in pencil.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]

Description: Photograph close-up of the front screened porch of the George Ranch house. The columns of the front porch are brick. A round topped shrub located near the front door is covered with snow. Other shrubs on right and left of front door. Footprints in foreground lead to the front door. Written on back in pencil: "4". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Fences in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. Partial view of a metal gate on left with sign reading: "Member Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn? Posted". White fence posts and wire fence in foreground. Cross fence extends from right side of photo and across to left. A large tin barn is in the background center left. Center right is three stacks of grain (supported by poles in center) with cattle eating around them. In the background on far right, the chicken house and garage (far building on right) can be seen. Written on back of photo in pencil: "6".
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]

Description: Photograph close-up of the front screened porch of the George Ranch house. The columns of the front porch are brick. A round topped shrub located near the front door is covered with snow. Other shrubs on right and left of front door. Footprints in foreground lead to the front door. Written on back in pencil: "4". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Trees in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. Trees in the background have cattle standing beneath them (near center). Large dark painted barn on right. Trees in distance. Back of photo has a "5" written in pencil. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[One of a pair of gold cuff links]

Description: One of a pair of gold cuff links. It is rectangular with intricate engravings across the front. The matching cuff link for this pair is missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. White posts with wire fence in foreground; oak tree enclosed by wood on far right; partial view of metal gate on far right; cross fence in center. In left background there are three stacks of grain with cattle eating around them. Between second and third stack from the left, the chicken house is visible. The two story white wooden house in left background is the George Ranch main house. Barns in right background. Written on back of photo .001 in pencil: "7". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch house and yard from a southeast approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard southeast approach. The driveway, in foreground, leads to the garage with the chicken house to the left of the garage (partially obscured by white fence posts; fence posts also to right of driveway). The driveway also veers to the right leading to the front of the ranch house, a white wooden two story house. All four brick chimneys are visible from this view. The house has porches on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being screened during this period. The cistern house is seen to the far right of the photo, with the top of the windmill seen over the cistern house roof. There is an automobile parked in front of the picket fence on far right. Stamped in blue on back of photo: "This Is A Genuine Fox Tone [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas" and "9 252".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Barbara McCampbell with her arms crossed]

Description: Photograph of Barbara McCampbell. Her arms are crossed left over right and the photograph stops at her elbows. She is wearing a white, button up top with a pearl necklace. Her wedding ring can be seen on her left hand. Attached to a grey cardboard substrate. On lower, right corner, photographer's mark: "gittings"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family]

Description: Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family. Exterior cover shows a black drawing of a front porch of a house with large columns. The focus is on a lamp attached to a wall with purple lines radiating from the lamp. The background shows bare trees and a large dome roofed building (capital?). Text on front reads: "Merry Christmas". The "M" and "C" are in purple; remaining lettering in black. The interior of the card is a drawing of a family hanging stockings near the mantle of a fireplace; candles and a wreath with two bells are placed on top of the mantle; decorated Christmas tree in left background. The photograph shows a young girl standing next to a large upholstered chair where a woman holding a baby is seated. A man dressed in a black suit is standing behind the chair. To the right of the chair is a young boy kneeling on one knee next to a Boxer dog. On right, a boy is standing near the fireplace holding up a snowman decorated stocking with the name "Bud" printed on it. Text at bottom of photo reads: "Marialice Sue (Cissie), Brian McGee, Marialice, Allan, "Dynamite", John Sharp, Allan, Jr. (Bud). Text in purple and black at bottom of card: "With the Best of Good Wishes for the Season The Shivers Family".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family]

Description: Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family. The front cover reads: "Merry Christmas" in green script with holly and berries as decorations. The interior of the card has text in black along with family photographs. The basic message reads: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The Texas Treichlers Christmas 1952 Newgulf, Tex". The top center photograph is of an older couple. Beginning clockwise from this top photo: couple dressed in light colored shirts - "Ann Bob"; two children playing on the beach - "Andy John"; a baby in a swing (or some other type of seat) - "Stephen Randall Treichler 1st 1952 addition."; baby held on person's lap - "Paul Treichler Edquist 2nd 1952 Addition"; couple (man wearing glasses) in white shirts - "Jean Jan (?); blonde toddler wearing sleeveless shirt - "Herb III "T3""; couple with woman wearing dark blouse and man (facing woman) wearing whit shirt - "Virginia Herb II".
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Wily Jones standing on a wooden porch]

Description: Postcard of Wily Jones standing on the wooden porch of a building with shutters on his left side. Wiley Jones has white hair, long white beard and is wearing a light colored shirt, dark sweater (buttoned halfway down), dark, cuffed trousers and boots. He is holding a dark hat in his left hand. His right hand is closed by his right side. He is looking off to his left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee of the George School]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee of the George School. Mr. Linke is wearing a dark suit jacket, striped white shirt, dark tie, and light colored cowboy hat. Written at bottom of photo in black: "Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee".
Date: 1936 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team. The boys are lined up according to their height with tallest on left and shortest on the right. Three baseball bats form a triangle near the center foreground. White wooden exterior wall of a building in background (probably the George School building). Written on back of photo in pencil: "George School Ball Team (1) Edwin Kopycinski, (2) Milton __, (3) Leon Kachinski (4) John Kopycinski, (5) Eric Kopycinski, (6) Frank Jodarski, (7) James Cobb, (8) Steve Cobb & (9) Stenbrig Cobb."
Date: 1936 - 1939
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

[Students standing and kneeling in front of the George School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of students posed in front of the George School. The four rows of children are standing in front of a white wooden building with white four white columns in front. Two of the four columns support a small front porch.
Date: 1936 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
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

[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

[An "Aerial View of Boulder Dam" and "Lake Mead"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Aerial View of Boulder Dam And Lower Basin Of Lake Mead" as written in white text in bottom left corner 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

["Aerial View of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of an "Aerial View Of Boulder Dam" showing the semi-circular dam with cars on highway at top. Two cylinder shaped extensions radiating from either side of main portion of dam. Smaller roadways cross-cross in top right. Cement parking area on left. The canyon extends vertically across the center of the 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