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[Advertisement for A.P. George's Brahmans]

Description: Advertisement for A.P. George's Brahmans. It has a large panoramic photograph of the front of the George house with approximately twenty Brahmans in a pen in front. A large tree is on the right side. Caption underneath reads: "A group of ideal "Beef" Brahman cows in front of the home place". On bottom left of advertisement is a photo of Shiek's Jubilee, a black shorthorn. The caption at the bottom: "A.P. GEORGE Breeder of Shorthorn and Brahman Cattle RICHMOND, TEXAS".
Date: January 1948

[Announcement of funeral for R.J. Calder]

Description: Announcement of funeral for R .J. Calder. It reads: "Funeral Notice. The friends and acquaintances of R. J. Calder, Are respecfully (sic) invited to attend his funeral from his residence, to=morrow Aug. 29th, at Nine o'clock, a.m. Interment at the Cemetery Richmond, August 28th, 1885."
Date: August 28, 1885

[Broadside stock certificate]

Description: Broadside stock certificate. Texas and German Emigration Company stock certificate, signed August 2, 1854.
Date: August 2, 1854

[Certificate issued to Mr. F. J. Jodarski]

Description: Certificate issued to Mr. F. J. Jodarski. The U. S. Army Air Forces III Fighter Command Aircraft Warning Service Certificate of Appointment issued this certificate to Mr. Jodarski in 1943. Certificate written on linen colored paper with black text and blue watermark (circle with wings).
Date: 1943

[Enevelope from "Mrs J H P Davis Richmond Texas"]

Description: Enevelope from "Mrs J H P Davis Richmond Texas" to "THE WORLD'S LARGEST STORE SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. DALLAS, TEXAS "Station B"". On back it states: "24-HOUR SERVICE We Ship Your Orders Within 24 Hours After We Receive Them. You Get the World's Best Service From the World's Largest Store". Also, "IN LESS THAN A DAY YOUR ORDER'S ON ITS WAY" "24 HOUR SERVICE" "STOP! BEFORE SEALING THIS ENVELOPE Be sure you have written your name, postoffice and shipping directions plainly on your order. Be sure you have given SIZES and COLORS and enclosed samples where needed." Small image of a train on railroad tracks is beside "STOP!" passage.
Date: unknown

[Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch]

Description: Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch. The front of the envelope has blanks with information to be filled in such as Name: "John Wendt" (written in pencil) and Date: "May 28 1954" (stamped in purple). Filled in next to Rolls blank is a black stamp "H383". Next to Prints: " 1 10" in pencil and total: "10"; prints of each: "1". Stamped in purple: "SAVE Return enough of these envelopes to show a total of $5.00 work of finishing work done in YOUR name and same drug store name and we will make you a 8 x 10 enlargement from your negative for only 15 cents. Ell Envelopes must hear? this notice". Text on back in black: "Expert Photo Finishing Service" and in purple: "John Bros. Drug 1201 Quiltrnan ? St. B 3-3611 The Floyd Company 710 Gale M. 3-8494 Houston 9, Texas" Developing �" written in brown trim.
Date: May 28, 1954

[Hunting Permit issued to Ervin Muegge by Mrs. A.P. George]

Description: Hunting Permit issued to Ervin Muegge by Mrs. A.P. George. Permit reads: Hunting Permit This will authorize [ink] Ervin Muegge to hung in [ink] A.P. George lands until [blank line] 19 [blank line] [signed] Mamie E. George Owner.
Date: unknown

[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]

Description: Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis. Died Aug. 3, 1891. Black card with gold edging and writing. Top, center sparrow holding a card that reads: "In Loving Remembrance of". Underneath bird, Holy Bible with "Capt. W. K. Davis, Died Aug. 3, 1891" written on front. Foliage in background. Bottom, center unraveled scroll reads: "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, Must we forever part? Dearest loved one we have laid thee, In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face."
Date: August 3, 1891

[White envelope addressed to Mrs. A. P. George]

Description: White envelope containing one photograph. The envelope has a return address on the back flap with blue text that reads: "Mrs. A. P. George [line] Richmond, Texas". Written on the front of the envelope in blue ink: "W. K. Davis House Pecan Tree Planted by A. P. G."
Date: unknown