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["Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex."]

Description: Postcard image titled "Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex. Maurer Photo" as written at bottom of the image. The photograph shows a ship with two decks of people at the rails. There is a banner on the second deck rail that reads: "Texas Shriners, Galveston-Rochester". There are lifeboats with a few people milling about on top deck.
Date: 1900 - 1920
Item Type: Postcard

[Albert Peyton George and two other men outside of a tent, a woman sitting in the tent]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George in a street scene. George is the second man from left (outside of tent). There is a woman in a striped tent in the center of the photograph. George (image blurred probably because of motion) is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, white tie, and light colored felt hat. Back of photograph in pencil: "4701 [marked through] 4710".
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[T. B. Wessendorff residence in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the T. B. Wessendorff residence in Richmond, Texas. This photograph copy was found in envelope 2000.053.010a. The house is a two and a half story white wooden house with dark trim. The house has a porch that wraps around one corner. The house has diamond shaped accents on windows and painted on the turret above the corner porch. There is a second floor balcony area on either side of the turret. Each gable of the roof has an half circle shaped window. There is a dormer to the left of the turret. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. There is a hexagon shaped building to the left rear of the house and a white wooden building to the right rear. Text at bottom of photo reads: "T. B. Wessendorff. Res. Richmond Tex. 11."
Date: 1901 - 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[Beige ribbon]

Description: Beige ribbon surrounds a large circular button partly covered in felt. An image of a head of cattle is on the front. Beige ribbon extends downward from button and states: "FORT WORTH 1905". Bronze colored ribbon tied in a bow lies directly below button and same ribbon shaped like ringlets extend from end of ribbon. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1905

[Bronze medal]

Description: Bronze medal in 2 pieces connected with a red ribbon. Top "St. Louis National Stock Yards", on ribbon "Fort Worth March 21 - 22 - 23 1905", bottom is Texas star with longhorn bust. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: [1905-03-21..1905-03-23]

[Burgundy ribbon with a circular button at top]

Description: Burgundy ribbon with a circular button at top that states: "10th ANNUAL CONVENTION MEMBER T. L. S. A." Surrounded by ribbon, with a bow tied underneath and two strands of ribbon extending downward. The left strand states: "FORT WORTH TX" The right strand states: "FEB. 12-13-14, 1901" There is a brown tassel hanging from the button. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: [1901-02-12..1901-02-14]

[Burgundy ribbon with a circular button at top]

Description: Burgundy ribbon with a circular button at top that states: "10th ANNUAL CONVENTION MEMBER T. L. S. A." Surrounded by ribbon, with a bow tied underneath and two strands of ribbon extending downward. The left strand states: "FORT WORTH TX" The right strand states: "FEB. 12-13-14, 1901" There is a brown tassel hanging from the button. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: [1901-02-12..1901-02-14]

[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 surrounded by metal]

Description: Button surrounded by metal. Button states: "ATB". A ribbon extends from the bottom and states: "GUEST SHERMAN=DENIS_ MAY 12-13, 1903". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: [1903-05-12..1903-05-13]

[Button with image of "EXCHANGE BUILDING"]

Description: Button with image of "EXCHANGE BUILDING" as stated directly below image in center. Above image it states: "FT. WORTH MAR. 8, 1904." Around edges it states: "NATIONAL STOCK YARDS EAST ST. LOUIS, ILL." Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Date: March 8, 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 PASO 1903 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS WORLD'S FAIR 1902 ST. LOUIS". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Date: [1902..1903]

[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]

[Camp George Cabin]

Description: Photograph of the Camp George Cabin (sign above open doorway of building). A woman and a child are standing in the double doorway near center of building. Two men are standing outside near the double doorway. Two children are standing in single doorway near right side of building. An African-American man is holding a tree branch in front of the building (right). Man standing with hands on hips (to left) in front of a buckboard. Barbed wire fence in foreground.
Date: 1909 - 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[A city street scene near the corner of a two story stucco building]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph is a city street scene taken near the corner of a two story stucco building. There are huge fabric "drapes" hanging over tall arched doorways. The second story of the building has intricate iron railing around the balcony. Sign above one arched doorway of this building reads: "LA CHARANGA". There are several horses and buggies in the street and people walking on the sidewalks. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 23.5 cm x 18.5 cm.
Date: 1900 - 1925
Item Type: Photograph