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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
Item Type: Text

[Albert P. George with G. MacCarthy and an unidentified man]

Description: Photograph of Albert P. George with G. MacCarthy and an unidentified man. The close-up photograph was taken at the hotel dinner table in a room with a carousel motif. George is wearing a white shirt with a dark printed tie. He has round rimmed glasses and gray hair. Table with dishes in foreground.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George with two unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George (center) with two unidentified men. The group is standing in front of a large oak tree. Mamie is wearing a dark dress with v-neck and two hexagon shaped buttons just below the neckline. Mamie has graying hair and wears wire rimmed glasses. She has her right hand on her hip. Albert is wearing light colored slacks, white striped shirt and a lattice print tie. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. There is a white wooden building in the background. Trees in right background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mamie George standing in the yard of the George home]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mamie George standing in the yard near the northwest corner of the George home. Mr. George, who has gray hair and wears glasses, is wearing pants, and matching vest, white shirt, and tie with lattice print. He has his left arm around Mrs. George. Mrs. George, who also has gray hair and wears glasses, is wearing a dark long-sleeved dress with a round brooch just below the center of the rounded neckline. Written on back of photo: in red "2 col P 78" in pencil "E4513 [circled] 1480". Photograph has tape (yellowed) across part of front and back.
Date: 1945 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George at George Ranch standing with his hands in his pockets]

Description: Full length photograph of Albert Peyton George taken at the George Ranch. George is wearing boots with a striped three-piece suit, white shirt, and tie with pattern. He is wearing round frame eyeglasses and a felt cowboy hat. George has his hands in the pockets of his pants. A white building is in left background and stock pens and trees in center and right background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George feeding a white Brahma over a wire fence]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George feeding a white Brahma over a wire fence. The photograph was taken at the George Ranch in June of 1945. George is wearing light colored slacks, dark belt, and white shirt. He has arms over the fence. The white building in the background (with white arches) is the chicken house. Trees in background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "June 1945". Photograph is out of focus.
Date: June 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George holding a gun, next to three unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with three unidentified men. George, second from left, is holding the handle of a gun in his right hand. George is wearing a three piece suite, dark patterned tie with white shirt. He has wire-rimmed glasses and graying hair. A business card bearing the name "Harry C. Webb" was once attached to this photograph with a paper clip (rust evidence on back of photo and front of card). The card is accessioned 2000.026.018b and is tucked inside the photograph sleeve of this photograph. There is a window with blinds in the background. Back of photograph in top right corner has a rusted image of a paper clip.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a Santa Gertrudis bull at the George Ranch. Two other men wearing straw cowboy hats are standing on the other side of the bull. George is wearing wing-tip cowboy boots, light colored pants, shirt, print tie, and light colored felt hat. The group is standing on a gravel road. Partial view of a truck in far right background (behind George) Trees and fence line in background. Stamped in black on back: "Humble Oil & Refining Company Houston, Texas Photo By: Mel Coston".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George seated on a chair in the George Ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George seated on a chair (hewn from a large tree stump) in the George Ranch yard. George is wearing dark pants with striped shirt. He has his right leg over his left knee. The photo ends just below the knees. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas". The photograph appears to be cut in half.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George sitting and reading a newspaper]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George sitting and reading a newspaper. He is wearing a dark three piece suit, a spotted tie, and a light colored pin-stripe shirt. He has his wire rimmed glasses on and his hair is parted slightly on his left side. His right hand is holding the paper, while his left hand is in his pant pocket. The photo has scalloped edges and is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. On the matte just below the photo on the bottom, right corner, photographer's mark: "Robinson" Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George sitting and reading a newspaper]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George sitting and reading a newspaper. He is wearing a dark three piece suit, a spotted tie, and a light colored pin-stripe shirt. He has his wire rimmed glasses on and his hair is parted slightly on his left side. His right hand is holding the paper, while his left hand is in his pant pocket. The photo has scalloped edges and is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. On the matte just below the photo on the bottom, right corner, photographer's mark: "Robinson" Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George walking down the ranch house main driveway]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George walking down the ranch house main driveway. George is wearing light colored pants, white shirt, and striped tie. He has eyeglasses and graying hair. The fence line along the driveway has white painted posts. White wooden entryway at end of driveway in background. Trees line both sides of the driveway. White guide wire cover that extends to the utility pole in bushes is just to eh left of George. Photograph has a white/blank are on right. Back of photograph in blue ink: " June 1945" and stamped in black "941".
Date: June 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George, wearing a dark three piece suit and a spotted print tie]

Description: Bust photograph of Albert Peyton George. He is wearing a dark three piece suit, spotted print tie, and a light colored pin-stripe shirt. He is wearing wire rimmed glasses and his gray hair is slightly parted on his left side. The picture has scalloped edges and is mounted on an ivory, cardboard matte. On the matte, under the lower, right corner of the picture, photographer's mark: "Robinson". Photograph enclosed in an ivory cardboard folder.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a light colored suit, and leaning over]

Description: Studio proof of Albert Peyton George. In this portrait of George that ends just below the waist, he is wearing a seersucker pin stripe suit, white shirt, and dark tie that has light colored polka-dots. George has round glasses and his gray hair is parted on the side. He has his right hand on his right hip and his left elbow is resting on his left knee. Stamped on the front of the photograph in black: "ROBINSON PROOF Must be returned or will be charged for finished picture." Top center (left) is a rusted outline of a paper clip (?).
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a white shirt and a dark spotted tie]

Description: Studio proof of Albert Peyton George. In the bust portrait of George, he is wearing a white shirt, dark tie with light polka-dots, and he has a pen in his left shirt pocket. George, who wears round rimmed glasses, has his gray hair parted on the side. Stamped in black near bottom left of photo: "ROBINSON PROOF Must be returned or will be charged for as finished picture." Back of photograph has random brown marks.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with his trophy prong-horn antelope from a hunt]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with his trophy Prong-horn Antelope from a hunt on the Adobe Ranch. Mr. George is holding the horn of the antelope in his right hand. Mr. George is wearing pants, shirt, sweater, tie, jacket, and a cap. Typewritten in black on back of photograph: "To Albert George our hats we doff: He downed this buck from a fur piece off! Adobe Ranch, Oct. 12/44" . Also written in pencil: "22 6". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: October 12, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break]

Description: Colored photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon and is wearing a light colored jacket, pants and hat. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy on far right is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys are standing behind and to the left of A.P. George. Large herd of cattle in background.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Framed copy print of original, numbered 2000.027.008. Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with seventeen men at a hotel dinner table]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with a group of seventeen contemporaries at a hotel dinner table in a carousel motif room. George is the third man from left seated at the table. The second man seated at the table is identified on back in pencil as Glenn Mal (?), sixth from left is Chuck Darst, and seventh from left is Pep Peareson. Back of photograph in pencil: 2. "Glenn Mal 6. Chuck Darst 7. Pep Peareson".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Automobiles surrounding a large pecan tree]

Description: Photograph of a large pecan tree. The men near the base of the tree appear to be pruning the tree. The tree has newly cut branches which are stacked on a trailer to the right. There is a wooden ladder leaning against the trailer. A truck is parked to the right of the photograph. Other automobiles are parked along the street on right and another one is parked on opposite side of corner (near center of photo). There is a brick building from center to right with sign that reads: "Electric Service H L & P Co." There are branches in the street in the foreground.
Date: 1949 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Barbara McCampbell sitting in a yard in front of some plants]

Description: Photograph of Barbara McCampbell sitting in a yard. Her left hand is resting in her lap, while her right hand is out to her right side supporting her. She is wearing a textured white shirt with a gingham print skirt. She has a bracelet on her left arm and is wearing a necklace.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph