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[Ice covered fence and trees in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]
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".
[Photograph of Palm Tree]
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.
[Photograph of an Overgrown Field]
Photograph of an overgrown field with small trees in the background.
[Photograph of Palm Tree]
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".
[Group photograph in front of the George School]
Group photograph in front of the George School. The photograph shows twelve students and one adult (teacher?) in front of a white wooden building with wooden steps that lead to a small porch and the front entrance. A brick chimney is seen to the left of the center roof line. There are two hats in the foreground. "[The Jodarski] house was next to the school - they would go home for lunch, teacher would stick the bell out of the window and ring it once for them to come back from lunch, and to come in the morning (everybody). [The Jodarski children's] father was a trustee of the school. "My-lady" Maltzick was the first teacher. Each class was taught separately, but concurrently". The photograph was taken approximately in the early 1920's. Written on back of photo as seen in scanned image 2000.067.002b: "1st school house on A. P. George Ranch". The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
[Albert Peyton George showing a horse at his ranch]
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].
[An area of water in front of an oil field]
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.
[White picket fence on the east side of the George Ranch house]
Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house east approach. The white wooden two story house, has top and bottom floor porches. The bottom floor porch has brick columns, while the top floor has white columns and is screened. Dark painted shutters adorn top and bottom floor windows. A white wooden picket fence encloses the house with the gate on the far right of photo. There is a small tree in front of the steps with shrubs near the house. Large tree on right; branch of large tree, top left. Written on back of photo in pencil: "17".
[A white wooden building in the George Ranch yard]
Photograph of the George Ranch house yard, probably the east yard, looking North. The yard is enclosed by a wooden fence in background with a white wooden building in center background. The enclosure has several birds roaming within it. A small unpainted wooden coop with wooden structure next to it is on the far left of photo with partial view of another coop of far right. A wire extends from top left corner of photo to center right. There are two large trees and one small tree in the enclosed yard with several trees in the distance. This view of the yard is similar to 2000.047.005. Written on back in pencil: "17". Photograph was taken before November of 1939.
[First Baptist Church Ladies Group]
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".
[Frankie Jodarski and three other children, in a pasture at George Ranch]
Outdoor photograph of Frankie Jodarski with three other unidentified children taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Frankie, on far left, is wearing dark colored pants, belt, vest, and tie, with a white shirt and hat. His name "Frankie" is written on the photo directly above his image. Frankie is standing apart from the three other boys. Fence in background, wooden gate on right, road on other side of fence with fence line across road. Photo is bordered by thin line framed drawings of cameras, paint palettes and brushes.
[The front of the Jodarski house]
Photograph of the Jodarski house. The home is a two story white wooden house with front porch that extends across the entire front. There are two potted plants on the left edge of the porch. Wooden steps lead to the porch and the front entrance. A dormer is located at the front center of the house. A chicken house can be seen on far right of the photograph. This photograph was taken shortly after the Jodarski's moved into the home in 1922. The house was located on 762. Written on the back of the photograph (scanned image 2000.067.005b): "Mom & Papa Jodarski moved into this house in 1922 on A. P. George Ranch Twins Madeline & Florine were born here in 1924 Rhydonia was born the next year in 1925." The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
[The George Ranch house and yard]
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".
[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones sitting on a rowboat]
Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones (at about 1 year old) sitting on a rowboat (upside down) near a large body of water (background). George is wearing dark pants, dark vest, tie, white shirt, and felt hat. Jones is wearing a white gown, white stockings, and white shoes. Partial view of an automobile to right. Two men and tree to left. Back of photograph in pencil: "957 (Duplicate 3)".
[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]
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".
[Photograph taken from the George house looking down the driveway]
Photograph looking down the driveway leading to the George house. The bushes that line either side of the driveway are overgrown and covered in ice. Tall trees to the back and right of photo are covered in ice.
[Photograph of the back of the George house]
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"
[Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building]
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.
[Large tree with branches covered in ice]
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".
[Two oak trees and a large body of water at Camp George]
Photograph of two oak trees and a large body of water at Camp George. The photograph was taken during a cookout at the camp in 1920. Photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Envelope addressed to A.P. George Richmond, Texas]
Envelope has the following penciled on front: " [return address] Box 96 Fulshear Tx [center] Pictures John Mayes (?) A. P. George Richmond, Texas [the following is printed on envelope front but was probably added after photos were discovered] Photos ca 1920s". The envelope has a red postage stamp embossed on envelope which is partially torn but reads: United States 2 cents. Envelope is torn along right edge (to retrieve contents). This envelope contained six photographs which are accessions 2000.026.001a-g.
[Cowboy on a horse, holding a coiled rope in his right hand]
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".
[Man wearing a suit and hat, and holding the lead rope of a paint horse]
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".
[Photograph of the back of the George house]
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"
[Cowboy holding the lead rope of a paint horse]
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".
[Man mounting a horse]
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".
[Photograph of Mamie George]
Photograph of Mamie George. The photograph is inside of a brown folder. Exterior cover of folder has a thin brown border around perimeter of page. At the top, center, is a drawing of a young girl wearing a dress and hat. Printed in dark brown print near center: "A Portrait by Van Dyck Dufresne Studio Houston". In the brown-toned oval cropped portrait that ends near the waist, Mamie is wearing a striped jacket with white blouse beneath. She has her dark hair pulled up and back into a bun. Written in pencil at bottom right corner on cardboard area that contains portrait: "Mamie George".
[The dirt road that runs alongside the George house]
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.
[An old woman holding a baby]
Photograph titled "Christmas 1921" as written in ink on right border of picture. Back of photograph identifies the woman and child as "Probably Belle Davis [and] Mary Jones". Davis, who has glasses and gray hair pulled into a bun at the nape of her neck, is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. She has her back to the camera and she is facing the child that she is holding in her arms. The child, who has her thumb in her mouth, is wearing a long sleeved white gown. White balustrade just beyond Davis and Jones. White picket fence and trees in background. Photograph bears evidence that it was possibly glued into an album.
["Mildred Booth" as identified on the bottom of the photo]
Photograph of "Mildred Booth" as identified by handwriting on the bottom of the photo. She is standing in front of the steps leading to the front entrance of a screened porch of a dark house behind her. She is wearing a long white dress with a white bonnet on her head and both of her hands behind her back. The house appears to be Camp George. An automobile is on the east side of the house. A chimney is visible at the back of the house. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "April 1922"
[George house yard covered in snow]
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.
[Icy trees that surround the fence line of the George house]
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".
[Icy trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house]
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".
[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]
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.
[A dirt road with a railroad bridge and power lines in the background]
Photograph of a dirt road in the foreground with a fallen power line on the right side of the photo. Raised railroad tracks are in the upper, right corner and a standing power line is in the center of the photo.
[Photograph of three people standing near a large moss covered oak tree.]
Photograph of three people (to the bottom left of photo) standing near a large moss covered oak tree. There is a wooden wagon wheel to the right of the base of the oak tree. Trees in background. The oak tree is possibly the Nancy Stiles Jones Oak tree. Back of the photograph in black ink: "4/16/22". Also blue stamp: "5 64".
[Group of men walking at the George Camp cookout]
Photograph of a group of men that appear to be heading for the same destination. The men are at the George Camp cookout. There is a large moss draped oak tree on the left side of the photograph. A large body of water is in the background. Photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[A man holding up a large portion of barbecued meat at the George Camp]
Photograph of a man holding up a large portion of barbecued meat. He is standing near the underground pit that was dug for the cookout at the George Camp. The man is wearing dark pants, dark vest, white shirt, tie, and a dark hat. There is a wire fence just behind the man. Large body of water in background. Photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Large group of men standing beneath moss covered oak trees at Camp George]
Photograph of a large group of men standing beneath moss covered oak trees (predominantly one large tree) at Camp George. The men have their backs to the camera. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Group of men gathered around a table for a cook out at Camp George]
Photograph of a group of men gathered around a wooden table for a cook out at Camp George. The table is topped with glass beverages, plates, napkins, and other items. Some of the men are holding a beverage in their hands. The branch of a moss draped oak tree in in the top corner of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[A group of men cooking on an underground pit at Camp George]
There are three African-American men tending (a fourth is leaning against a tree on far right) to barbecue over an underground pit at a Camp George cookout. Two men are seated on a pile of dirt to the left. The man dressed in dark three-piece suit with white felt hat who is sitting on far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. Trees in right background. Large body of water in left background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Group of men near an underground grill pit at Camp George]
Photograph of a group of men near an underground pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with assorted cooking meats. Three African-American men are standing to the left of the photograph tending the meat. Two men are seated on a mound of dirt to the left of the photo. Man wearing dark three-piece suit with light colored felt hat who is seated on the far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album. Same image as 2000.025.001f.
[Man attending to barbecue on a underground pit grill at Camp George]
Photograph of a man checking barbecue on a underground pit grill at Camp George. He is wearing dark pants, dark vest and tie, white shirt, and dark felt hat and he is holding a long handled wooden utensil in his right hand. Seven men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. Large body of water in the background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Four men at Camp George during a cookout]
Photograph focuses on four men who appear to be having a conversation. The photograph was taken at Camp George during a cookout. Other guests can be seen near and on the porch of the Camp George cabin in the background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[Men standing near a row of long wooden tables at Camp George]
Photograph of three African-American men standing near a row of long wooden tables. The tables bear the remains left from a barbecue cookout at Camp George. The tables are set up under a large moss draped oak tree. Several other trees on left and in left background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
[George Ranch yard covered in snow]
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".
[George Ranch house with Mamie George standing in front]
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".
[Belle Ryon Davis and Mary Jones as a child, next to a house]
Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis, standing with Mary Jones, child in foreground (Rhydonia Jones' daughter, born July 30, 1922, bending over). The portion of the house that is shown is the remodeled/expanded carport porte-cochere. Mrs. Davis, who wears glasses and has graying hair, is wearing a light colored ankle length dress with dark shoes. Mary is wearing a knee length dress with dark shoes and has a bonnet covering her head. Plants contained in plant stands, hanging baskets, and pots are seen in various locations on the porte-cochere. White picket fence and trees in right background. Written on the back bottom of the photograph in black ink: "With another wish for a happy birthday, Rhydonia". In pencil "313".
[George Ranch House and yard from a south approach]
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.
[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]
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".