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[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

[Pink silk livestock exposition ribbon]

Description: Pink silk ribbon with a circular top and two strands of pink ribbon extending from center: "STATE FAIR OF TEXAS DALLAS (on center of circular top) (on left strand) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION STATE FAIR OF TEXAS - 1953 (on right strand) RESERVE CHAMPION BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1953

[Outdoor photograph of "Gus"]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a toddler playing ball. The youngster, who is wearing white shoes, light colored shorts, and a white knit shirt, is standing on a cement sidewalk. There is a ball in front of him in the foreground. There are shrubs and trees in the background with the top of a building visible above trees on left. Written on back of photograph in black ink: "Gus (Nancy's baby)".
Date: 1950 - 1965

[Hilda Linke, Bernice Linke, and Leo Linke standing in front of Linke home]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a man and woman standing on either side of a young bride. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Bernice Linke's Wedding Day" April 15, 1950 In front of Linke House on FM 762 (L to R) Hilda Linke, Bernice Linke, Leo Linke". Hilda is wearing a dark cap sleeve dress with v- neckline. The dress is belted at the waist and has large fabric covered buttons from left of waist to thigh. She is wearing a dark hat. Bernice is wearing a long, white wedding dress with tiers of lace, and she has a white tulle veil. She is holding a bouquet. Leo is wearing a light colored suit, white shirt, and light colored tie. He has a boutonni�re on his left lapel. The three are standing outdoors in front of a white wooden house; vining plant on right.
Date: April 15, 1950

[Outdoor photograph of a cowboy standing on the back of a trick horse]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a cowboy standing on the back of a trick horse. The white horse has the left front hoof on a wooden box and the right front hoof on a round metal platform of a higher level. The cowboy, who is wearing denim pants, white shirt, bolo tie, and a hat, has his left hand on his hip and his right hand by his side. There is a small wooden building in left background; trees in left and right background.
Date: 1950 - 1965

[A young man on a sidewalk in Hollywood, California]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a young man posed on a city sidewalk. Written on the back of the photograph in blue ink: "Hollywood, California Easter Sunday 1955". The man is wearing dark shoes and belt, light colored pleated slacks, and long sleeved white shirt. He is posed with his hand on his left hip as he stands next to a tree trunk on a cement sidewalk. A canopy covered walkway leads to a tall brick building in background. There is a man walking toward canopy area on far left of photograph. The photograph has scalloped edging at top and bottom borders.
Date: April 1955

[Two boys wearing suits and a girl wearing a dress]

Description: Outdoor photograph of two boys and a girl. The young men, on left and right of photo, are wearing doubled breasted suits. The young woman in center is wearing a light colored print dress with full skirt and dark lace that forms cap sleeves and then drapes across the rounded neckline. She is wearing a light colored hat. There is shrubbery in the background with partial view of a brick structure in top right corner. The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: 1952 - 1953

[A man named "John" mowing the yard]

Description: Photograph of a man mowing the yard. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "John made July 1951 (Keep or Send back). John, who is wearing light colored pants, light colored short sleeved shirt, and a cap, is pushing a reel-type lawn mower. There is a metal "T" post on left side of photograph that supports a clothes line. A tilled bed in front of a chain link fence has shrubbery. There is a mimosa tree, wooden garage, and a white wooden house in the background on the other side of the fence. Photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: July 1951

[An unidentified woman standing in front of a brick house]

Description: Color photograph of an unidentified woman standing in front of a brick house. The woman, who is wearing a plaid dress, has her right hand on an ornate wrought iron trellis that is near the front porch of the brick house. There is a flower bed enclosed by wire fencing near the northeast corner of the house. Top of a small tree in left foreground; driveway on left; garage in left background.
Date: 1952