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[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The white fence post and tree lined driveway that begins near bottom center of photo leads to the garage with a sidewalk area that continues to the left and leads to the chicken house. A right turn before the garage leads to a circular drive in front of the ranch house. The ranch house is a two story white wooden house partially obscured by trees. The white painted round cistern house can be seen to the left rear of the ranch house roof. To the right rear of the ranch house is a small white wooden building that is the servants' quarters. The ranch site has a second servant quarters building adjacent to this one but it is not seen with this view. There is a large white workshop to the left of the ranch house with barn 1 above and to the left of the workshop. To the right of barn 1 is barn 2 and above barn 2 is barn 3. To the left of barn 3 is the dipping vat. Cattle can be seen grazing in pastures to the left and right of the driveway and to the left and right of the dipping vat. This photograph is mounted in a tan cardboard frame. The frame has a double gray border around the perimeter of the photo. Image dimensions are approximately: 16.7 cm x 10.9 cm. Text near bottom right corner of frame reads: "Zekan-Robbins Photographers".
Date: 1955 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The ranch house is the white wooden, two story building located in the bottom right corner of the photo. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The top and bottom porches of the house are screened. Adjacent to the main house is the white round cistern house. The cistern house has a white railed stairway leading to the upper entrance. The white building to the left rear of the house is the smoke house. Two white wooden buildings near the left corner are the servants quarters. Barn 1 followed by barn 2 are situated above and slightly to the right of the servants quarters. Barn 3 is directly left of barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with the teardrop (shaped) pen, and round pen. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Albert George 1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and the circular driveway]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The George Ranch house is the two story white wooden building located to the bottom center of the photograph. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The upper and lower porches of the ranch house are screened. Adjacent to the ranch house is the white round cistern house with white railed stairway that leads to the upper entrance. The circular driveway is visible to the right of the main house. Other ranch buildings include the chicken house in bottom left corner; garage to the right of the chicken house; above and to the left of the garage are two small white wooden buildings (only one is visible, the other is obscured by trees) that are the servants quarters. The tall gable roofed building seen between the servants quarters and the main house (rear) is barn 1. Above barn 1 is barn 2. To the left of barn 2 is barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with a teardrop pen and round pen. Cattle are feeding in the lot below the dipping vat. A bend of Dry Creek is visible between the trees that line it near center of photo. There is a pole barn with a windmill on far left center of photograph. George Ranch pastures in distance. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site next to the highway]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site. The highway near bottom right of photo, Farm to Market 762, leads to the George Ranch by turning left at the white wooden entryway. The ranch driveway is lined by white fence posts and trees. Cattle are grazing in the pasture near left bottom of photo. The George Ranch house is on the far left of photo. The two story white wooden house is obscured by large oak trees. There is a large barn to the right of the house and another smaller barn near center left. The town of Richmond is visible from center background to right background. Note the water tower near center right. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Albert George" 1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George seated, with his left hand in his pants pocket]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. In this studio portrait, George is seated with his left hand in his pants pocket. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit, print tie, and striped shirt. George has graying hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses. The portrait ends just below the knees. Photograph has scalloped edging and is mounted on a ivory, textured matte. Right bottom of matte reads: "Robinson". Enclosed in an ivory textured folder. Old Object Term: Print,Photographic
Date: 1950 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George seated, with his left hand in his pants pocket]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. In this studio portrait, George is seated with his left hand in his pants pocket and his right hand resting on his right thigh. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit, dark print tie, and striped shirt. George has graying hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses. The portrait ends just below the knees. Photograph is mounted on a ivory, textured matte. Left bottom of picture reads: "Robinson". Old Object Term: Print,Photographic
Date: 1950 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a brown suit]

Description: Color tinted portrait of Albert Peyton George. In the portrait, George is wearing a brown suit, white striped shirt, and red tie with white polka dots. George is wearing brown round rimmed eyeglasses and has graying hair. Multicolor background. Bottom right corner of photograph in black print: "Robinson". Top center of photograph in black print: "KODAK - SAFETY 580 (?)".
Date: 1950 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy at Babe's 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy (?) at the 90th birthday party for Babe. Babe and Sara (facing each other) are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe and Sara are both wearing dark colored dresses and have corsages on their right shoulders. Partial view of five women and one child in background. Two candles and three floral arrangements decorate a wooden mantel on the wall. Written on back of the photo in blue ink: "'Sister' and Coz. Sara Purifoy who made the decorations for cake." A number "3" is also written on the back in pencil.
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake, Neely Jones Leake and his wife May, at Babe's 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake, Neely (?) Jones Leake and his wife May. The photograph was taken at the 90th birthday celebration of Babe Leake. The three are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe is wearing a dark colored dress and has a large floral corsage on her left shoulder. Mr. Leake is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and a dark colored wide tie. May is wearing a polka dot dress with matching jacket. She has a floral corsage on her left shoulder.
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey of Eelkton Ky. In background and half of another friend Franklin Mrs. R. M. Patterson." Also written in pencil "2".
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake standing behind a cake at her 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints".
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[A bull between two trees in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. There are two tree trunks on the right and left of the bull. Trees in left background. Stack of dead tree trunks in right branch. The photo is blurred and has white vertical areas in center and left of photo. Stamped on back in black: "H487". Watermark on back: "Kodak Velox Paper".
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[A car parked in front of George Ranch house garage]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house garage. The white wooden garage has the two doors on left that are opened. The two doors on right are closed and a car is parked in front of the door on far right. On the roof, a gable on left has numbers "1915" while the gable on right has numbers "1911". The cement drive is in foreground with a sidewalk off to the right that probably leads to the main ranch house. Large oak trees on left and right of house with a white picket fence separating two of the trees on right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Picture of Cousin Mamie's garage, made July 16, 1951 (Keep)".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Coin from Jamaica. "King George The Sixth"]

Description: Coin from Jamaica. The front states: "KING GEORGE THE SIXTH" with the image of King George's head. On the back it states: "JAMAICA 1950 ONE PENNY". On a banner underneath the Jamaican emblem it reads: "INDUS INTERQUE SERVIET UNI". Found in 2000.085.092 which is a small white box with "A.P. George" handwritten on the bottom of the box.
Date: 1950

[Coin from Jamaica. "King George The Sixth"]

Description: Coin from Jamaica. The front states: "KING GEORGE THE SIXTH" with the image of King George's head. On the back it states: "JAMAICA 1952 HALF PENNY". On a banner underneath the Jamaican emblem it reads: "INDUS INTERQUE SERVIET UNI". Found in 2000.085.092 which is a small white box with "A.P. George" handwritten on the bottom of the box.
Date: 1952

[Color photograph of a man and woman standing in a yard]

Description: Color photograph of a man and woman standing in a yard in front of a white wooden two story house. The white house has dark painted shutters and foliage that covers the front exterior of the house. There is a small bare tree in left foreground. A two story wooden house with large white columns in right background. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Dentist [&] his wife in Houston". Black text on back reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of Mar. 20, 1950". The photograph was taken from the Mamie Davis photo album page 12, top right.
Date: March 20, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of four people]

Description: Color photograph of four people standing beneath the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. The man on far left is unidentified, beginning at second from left: Albert Peyton George, Mamie Davis George, and probably Pete Frost. There is a wooden bench to the left side of the photograph. The north facade (back) of the George Ranch house is in left background. Small white wooden pump house in right background with partial view of the cistern house on far right. Stamped on back in blue: "This is a Kodachrome Enlargement made by Eastman Kodak Company [line not legible] Jun 16 '51 8". The photograph was in Mamie George's photo album page 8.
Date: June 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Two wooden benches and most of the yard are shaded by the large sprawling branches of the oak. Wooden picnic tables to left of tree. Shrubs and tops of shrubs in foreground. Two white buildings on right side of the photograph with one in foreground bearing a rounded roofline. Two smaller wooden buildings in center background. Small white pump house and storage tank near left side of photo. Written on back in pencil: "Mary Jones Tree House." Text on back in black print reads: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis, U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I".
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of two women standing in the George Ranch House yard]

Description: Color photograph of two women standing in the George Ranch House yard. The woman on the left is Mamie Davis George. The two women are standing near the white picket fence with tall light post to the right. The northeast corner of the house is visible on the left side of the photo. The two story white house has enclosed porch and balcony area with brick corner support. Grazing cattle in the George Ranch pasture and a long pole barn can be seen in the background. Text on back of photo reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of Mar. 20, 1950 11 2". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 12, top left.
Date: March 20, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Driveway extending from the George Ranch house]

Description: Color photograph of the George Ranch house. A driveway extends from the left side of the photo and continues in front of the ranch house. There are white fence posts on either side of the driveway. The ranch house is a white wooden two story house with screened upper and lower porches. Tall oak trees surround the house. There is a man sitting beneath one large tree in the center of the photograph. Stamped on back of photo in black: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I".
Date: July 12, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[The driveway leading to the George Ranch house]

Description: Color photograph of the driveway leading to the George Ranch house. The left of photo shows oak trees with surrounding shrubbery and flowers. The neatly trimmed edges near the cement drive fork off at a triangular area that contains a pine tree surrounded by gladiolas. The opposite side of the triangular area has more oak trees with shrubbery and flowers. Beyond the foliage lined driveway is a George Ranch pasture. Text on back of photo reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week Of May 29, 1950 11 2". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 12, top right. This photograph was beneath photograph 2000.041.001u.
Date: May 29, 1950
Item Type: Photograph