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[In Camp, the Texas Cattle Trade]

Description: A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "In Camp. The Texas Cattle Trade" at the bottom. The drawing is of people camping out by a tent while the sun is setting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

[On the Trail, magazine sketch]

Description: A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "On the Trail" at the bottom. The drawing is of people on horses herding cattle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

[Ho, For Texas! magazine sketch]

Description: A drawing taken from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Ho, for Texas!" at the bottom. The drawing is of horses and men. Some of the men are raising their hats in the air.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

[Branding, magazine sketch]

Description: A drawing from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Branding" at the bottom. The drawing is of people branding cattle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

[Commemorative Ribbon]

Description: Commemorative ribbon for the Texas Live Stock Association with text on one side (blank on back). The words "Texas Live Stock Association" are written horizontally across the length of the ribbon, inside a decorative border; the left end says "GUEST" and the right end says "SAN ANTONIO FEB. 12 - 13."
Date: 1900?~-02

[Button and ribbon]

Description: Button and ribbon. Button "NATIONAL LIVE STOCK COMMISSION CO. CHICAGO - ST.LOUIS - KANSAS CITY - FORT WORTH." Ribbon "1904 - SOUVENIR - 1904 Texas Cattle Raiser's Convention FORT WORTH. TEX." Red, white, and blue ribbons Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1904

[Button with the shape of a star on it]

Description: Button with the shape of a star on it. In center of star, it states: "+1803 ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR. 1903+.THE STAR OF PROGRESS IS IN THE WEST". Purple ribbon extends downward and states: "EL__ 1903 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS WORLD'S FAIR 1902 ST. LOUIS". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Date: [1902..1903]

[Wedding invitation to the Mary Davis and Albert P. George wedding]

Description: Wedding invitation on off-white paper which reads: "Mr. & Mrs. J.H.P. Davis announce the marriage of their daughter Mary E. to Mr. Albert P. George. Wednesday, October the seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety six. Richmond, Texas. At Home after November the first, Richmond, Texas."
Date: October 7, 1896
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from the American Veteran Industries]

Description: This letter from the American Veteran Industries had the newspaper article with picture of Mr. And Mrs. A.P. George Accession # 2000.020.005a. The letter reads: "American Veteran Industries P. O. Box 834 Kansas City, Missouri. Attention: The American Veteran has selected YOUR Article! Your new item containing memories of the golden past has been preserved by the process of Permolasting to defy the elements of time, air and water. Your remittance of $1.00 or more if you wish would be greatly appreciated so that we may continue our work. If you desire we can obtain additional copies through the courtesy of the publishers. Your Favorite photographs, membership cards, social security cards, etc., can also be processed for a small fee if you will send them to us. Enclosed for your convenience is a prepaid remittance envelope. Thank you in advance for your reply. Sincerely yours, The American Veteran." A form below the letter request name and address information.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter

[Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston"]

Description: Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston" written underneath a drawing of a two story plantation house with trees and landscape. Drawing is in maroon ink with trees in green. Also written at bottom "A Party-Pix Photo 'Where Texans Dine and Dance to Nationally Famous Orchestras". The back page of the folder has four slits for the picture corners (accession 2000.026.015a)to be placed. Back of folder in maroon ink: "Reprints One Dollar Per Copy Refer To Club, Number on Table and Date SEP 13 1946 Call K.3-1293 or Write Party-Pix Company 10009 Isabella Houston 4".
Date: 1946
Item Type: Artwork

[Manila envelope from R. W. Shirer]

Description: Manila envelope containing one photograph 2000.028.014b. The label on the envelope reads: "From R. W. Shirer 210 Westport Road Kansas City, Mo. Return Postage Guaranteed To Mr. C. M. Frost, 25th Floor Esperson Bldg., Houston 2, Texas." and is stamped "First Class Mail" to the top and left of the label. The envelope has a United States 10 cents Postage Stamp bearing the image of John Tyler 1841-1845 and is postmarked Kansas City Mo. Jul 29 6 PM 1955. Written in pencil across the front of envelope: "1/4 + 7/8 9/8" "9/16" On label and "C".
Date: 1955
Item Type: Letter

[Envelope with print reading: "Houston Fat Stock Show"]

Description: Envelope that contained 38 photographs. Manila envelope with red print reading: "Houston Fat Stock Show - and Live Stock Exposition - Houston, Texas" below this print is a red image of a cow's head in a star with ribbons, sheep, hog, and cow drawing at interval between star points. The star is enclosed in a circle. Written below circled star image is written "Premium List" Stamped in red near top center "[drawing of a globe] The Best Job In The World Enlist U. S. Army" The stamp is postmarked "Houston, Texas Oct 21 '46 PB Meter 93104 U. S. Postage Paid .04 1/2" and addressed to "For [in red print] A. P. George Richmond, Texas [in blue ink]
Date: 1940
Item Type: Letter