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[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

[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family]

Description: Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family. Exterior cover shows a black drawing of a front porch of a house with large columns. The focus is on a lamp attached to a wall with purple lines radiating from the lamp. The background shows bare trees and a large dome roofed building (capital?). Text on front reads: "Merry Christmas". The "M" and "C" are in purple; remaining lettering in black. The interior of the card is a drawing of a family hanging stockings near the mantle of a fireplace; candles and a wreath with two bells are placed on top of the mantle; decorated Christmas tree in left background. The photograph shows a young girl standing next to a large upholstered chair where a woman holding a baby is seated. A man dressed in a black suit is standing behind the chair. To the right of the chair is a young boy kneeling on one knee next to a Boxer dog. On right, a boy is standing near the fireplace holding up a snowman decorated stocking with the name "Bud" printed on it. Text at bottom of photo reads: "Marialice Sue (Cissie), Brian McGee, Marialice, Allan, "Dynamite", John Sharp, Allan, Jr. (Bud). Text in purple and black at bottom of card: "With the Best of Good Wishes for the Season The Shivers Family".
Date: unknown

[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

[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

[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

[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