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[The dirt driveway leading to the George house]

Description: Photograph looking down the dirt driveway leading to the George house. A white posted barbed wire fence runs along the right side up until the white picket fence that surrounds the George house in the distance. The two story white George house can be seen behind some small trees in the distance on the right. Directly down the driveway is a white garage with two garage doors open. On the left side is a white posted barbed wire fence. On back, handwritten: "GEORGE HOUSE".
Date: February 21, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house and cistern house]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House taken before December 21, 1924. The ranch house is a two story white wooden home with four visible brick chimneys. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. There is one dormer above the top porch. The cistern house has a stairway with white railing leading to the door near top. There is an African-American man standing next to the white picket fence on the left side of the photo. Three people are sitting on the front porch of the house. In this photograph, note that both porches are open, the cistern house is unpainted, upstairs and downstairs windows are shuttered, the cistern house has a weather vane at the top, foul pens in front of house, and no driveway has been formed in front of the house. Underneath the picture, hand-written: "GEORGE HOUSE MADE INTO TWO STORY". Back of post card in black: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here AZO [written four times to form a square with triangles in each corner] Place Stamp Here [written inside of square]. Images are slightly blurred.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from a northwest approach]

Description: Postcard image of the George Ranch House northwest approach. The house is white wooden and two story. The bottom porch of the house has brick columns, while the top porch has white, round columns and both have white wooden railing. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The cistern house on the right side of the photograph is unpainted at this period. The windmill is partially visible between the limbs of the huge oak tree on far right. The house is surrounded by a picket fence which in turn is partially enclosed by a wire fence for foul. On the George house, note that both porches are open and no driveway has been formed in front.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The George Ranch house from an east approach]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house, east approach. The two story white wooden house has three of the four chimneys visible. The two open porches on have white railing. There is a rocking chair on the bottom porch. Two oak trees partially obscure view of the front of house. The cistern house, to the left of the main house, is not painted and has no weather vane on top during this period. The top of a windmill is seen between the cistern house and the main house. A white picket fence is in front of the house and a wire fence for foul encloses the picket fence. Inside of the wire fence on right and to the left of the wooden gate are several wooden boxes (coops ?). There is no driveway leading to front. Stamped on back of photo in black: "316".
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gold medal with red and white ribbon]

Description: Gold medal with red and white ribbon. "FT. WORTH 1912 36TH ANNUAL CONVENTION" on top half, "CATTLE RAISERS ASS'N OF TEXAS. MEMBER" on bottom half. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1912
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Group of men at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men at Camp George. Notation on front of photograph "Feb 22 1910 Camp George". Majority of the group is sitting on the ground in background. In the foreground one man is standing on left and he is holding a bottled beverage; the other man is standing in a wheelbarrow while he is holding a bottled beverage up near his shoulder (his right hand is up near his shoulder also, with palms flat. There is a barbed wire fence behind the group. Two horses are tied to a tree in right background. Pasture and trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: February 22, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A large group of automobiles parked in front of Camp George]

Description: Photograph of Camp George. The wooden cabin with screened porch is surrounded by a large number of automobiles. There is a large water puddle in foreground. Trees in background. Notation on back of photograph reads: "Feby [sic] 21st - 1915" and "61" written vertically.
Date: February 21, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man leaning against a window sill of a building with his arms folded]

Description: Photograph titled "Deadwood S. D. 8-19" of a man leaning against a window sill of the exterior of a stucco building. The man has his arms crossed at his chest and his right ankle over his left. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, tie, and flat top hat. Written on back in pencil: "5".
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man (possibly identified as Wiley Jones) on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach of house. The cistern house is unpainted in this photograph, and has a weather vane at the top of it. There is no driveway leading to the front of the house. Photograph .001 is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Dimensions below are of the image itself. Dimensions of .001 on substrate are approximately: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach of house. The cistern house is unpainted in this photograph, and has a weather vane at the top of it. There is no driveway leading to the front of the house. Photograph .001 is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Dimensions below are of the image itself. Dimensions of .001 on substrate are approximately: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm.
Date: 1911 - 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man standing on a cliff overlooking a city]

Description: Outdoor photograph titled "At Deadwood, S. D. Aug. 1919" of a man standing on a cliff overlooking a city. The man is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, dark tie, and a hat. Written on back in pencil: "5".
Date: August 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man working at a desk]

Description: Photograph titled "Beatrice, Nebr. Jan. 1919" as written below the image. The photograph shows a man seated behind a desk. The man, who is wearing a dark vest, white shirt, and a dark tie, is holding an ink pen in his right hand. There are several bottles of ink, stacks of papers, rolls of paper, and stamps and stamp pads on the desk top. There is a light fixture at top and drapes (pulled back) in the background. Written on back in pencil: "41".
Date: January 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Nine men and a little girl gathered around an automobile]

Description: Postcard image of nine men and a little girl on and around an automobile. The little girl is standing on the left fender of the automobile. Thomas Walter Davis is standing in the center of the photograph just beyond the image of the steering wheel. He is wearing a white shirt and a light colored square crowned felt hat. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand (visible below steering column of vehicle). To the right of the photograph is a sign reading: "J. T. DYER". On back of postcard is the Post Card mail information.
Date: 1915 - 1922
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Nine men standing around and sitting in a Marion "Bob Cab" automobile]

Description: Photograph identical to 2000.014.002 There are nine men in the photograph standing around and sitting in a car that belonged to Dr. Chas. Castelaw and was a Marion 'Bob Cab'. Behind the car, to the right, is a J.T. Dyer sign. A small, brown haired girl, identified by writing on the substrate surrounding the picture as Martha Virginia Hinson (Ansel), is standing on the left fender of the car. From left to right, the men are identified as Bill Jones, Cap. Rich (Marshall Howard Rich) Chas. Crawford, Dr. Chas Castelaw, Walter Jones, "Bud" Davis, Earnest Farmer, Albert P. George Martha Virginia Huison (Ansel) and Joe Jones. Photo enclosed in an ivory, twofold substrate with identification markings (used in this description) on left side. On bottom, right corner of matte under photo, photographer's mark: "Boek Studio VICTORIA, TEXAS"
Date: October 5, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park