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[Texas map, 1852]
Texas map, 1852. Titled "No. 13 Map of the State of Texas Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography."
[A 1886 Drug Store]
Photograph of a 1886 Drug Store. The drug store is located in a two story brick building on the corner of a dirt street. The sign "Drug Store" on the northwest corner of the building, has a horse hitched to the support post. The front of the building has two glass box windows on either side of the double door entrance. Eight men are standing on the sidewalk near the front entrance. There is a man sitting in each of the four second story windows on the front side of building. A hitching post is on far left; two white wooden buildings on far right with the top of a two story brick building partially visible over the roof tops of the wooden buildings. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.4 cm. Pencil writing near top left corner of cardboard reads [not fully legible]: 84.50 49.00 $35.50 $35.50 (with x's under the cents).
[Photograph of ripples in water across a large body of water]
Photograph of ripples in water across a large body of water. The very distant shoreline appears to be lined with trees.
[Manila envelope from R. W. Shirer]
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".
[Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company"]
Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company Houston 6, Texas Advertising" to " Mr. A. P. George Richmond, Texas" postmarked "Houston, Tex. June 13 1951". Four purple 3 cent United States Postage stamps are cancelled in the top right corner. Written in red ink near top left corner: "Cattle Pictures". Eighteen cattle photographs were enclosed in this envelope.
["Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]
Postcard image the "Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam" as written in white text near bottom right of postcard. Observation Point is in the foreground. The dam is in the center of the photograph. There is a boat cruising through the water near center right (wake of water seen behind boat). Canyon mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
[Ice covered fence and trees in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]
Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house after an ice storm. The house is only partially visible (near center right) because of the ice covered trees and shrubs. The second story porch, roof, dormer, and two brick fireplace chimneys are visible. There is an ice covered barb wire fence with wooden posts that extends from left foreground to right center of photo. The foreground is covered in snow. Image is slightly blurred. Written at bottom of photo in black ink: "Dec 21 1924".
[Letter sent to Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald"]
Letter sent to the Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald". The letter has a letterhead with black text that reads: "The Rosenberg Herald" 'Fort Bend County's Leading Newspaper' NO2-3737 Rosenberg, Texas [in black border] Memo From the Desk of Don Bryant Editor-General Mgr." The type written letter reads: " 3/25/60 Dear Mrs. George: Found this in our files - - an aerial picture of your ranch. Thought maybe you'd like to have it. Regards, [signed] Donald B. Bryant, Editor - Gen. Mgr. The Herald-Coaster". An aerial photograph, 2000.048.007b, was enclosed with letter.
[Photo album guide card for photo dimensions]
Card inserted between 2000.083.022 and 2000.083.024 in photo album. It states: "NOTICE. Be particular to trim the pictures the size of this Card before inserting, otherwise the Album will be injured, and the clasps prevented from catching. (OVER.)" On back it states: "Trim the Pictures the size of this Card before inserting in the Album. PERFECTION ATTAINED. Patent Flexible Chain-back Albums, MANUFACTURED BY WILLIAM W. HARDING, 326 Chestnut Street, PHILADELPHIA." It is a white card with black type.
[Crochet- Handbag]
Crochet, silver, two straps Old Object Term: Handbag
[Photograph of an Unidentified Person Standing on a House Porch During a Flood]
Photograph of the front of white, one-story building with four windows in the front and six columns lining the porch. Water surrounds the house with trees sticking out of the water. A man is standing on the front porch with his left hand on a front column, he is wearing light colored pants, shirt and a dark jacket and hat. There is another structure in the water in the left of the photo. At the top of the picture, handwritten: "CARMEM & NELSON @ Booth". On bottom of picture, handwritten: "HALLEY HOUSE".
[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]
Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899; the railroad track extends from the foreground and leads to the bridge in the background. There are people standing on the railroad tracks near the bridge and there are telephone poles on the left. The city of Richmond with one tall building in particular can be seen in the distance. Written at bottom of photo: "S. P. R. R. Bridge July 7, 1899 No. (?)". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
[A Man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]
Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. There is a man wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and hat walking across the bridge (approaching camera). There is a note written on the back of the photo in blue ink saying: "Southern Pacific Bridge - Flood 1899". The photo is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
[Metal derrick platform with an oil pump below it]
Photograph of a metal derrick platform with an oil pump below it. There are two more oil derricks in left background; gravel road extending from right foreground into left background. Written on back in red pencil: "2 col A. P. George 65.3 [encircled] 1411". This photograph is one of a group that was found taped together for a journal or newspaper publication.
[Wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well beneath]
Photograph of a wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well beneath. Rows of metal pipe are lined up on the wooden platform near the derrick. One pipe is lying on the ground in foreground. The metal gears and machinery at base of platform is also visible. Reverse writing in purple on back of photograph reads: "Mr. A. P. George Richmond, Texas".
[Wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well below]
Photograph of a wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well below. There is metal pipe lying in mud and oil puddled ground in the foreground. More metal pipes are lined up on the wooden platform near the derrick. The derrick is only partially seen.
[Photograph of Palm Tree]
Photograph of a palm tree planted in front of a white picket fence that is lined with tall trees. There is a small patch of grass in the foreground, but the rest of the ground and trees is covered in snow and ice.
[Photograph of an Overgrown Field]
Photograph of an overgrown field with small trees in the background.
[Photograph of Rippled Water]
Photograph of rippled water that appears to be double exposed in the top half. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Taken May 1922."
[Photograph of Nancy Jones Oak Tree at George Ranch]
Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree that was planted in 1824 (according to the 1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual). The oak tree is located in the George Ranch house yard. There is a small wooden pump (tool) shed in left rear of tree. The storage tank can be partially be seen to the left and right of the trunk of the tree. The edge of a building is in the left corner of the photo. Wire fence in background. White wooden building partially visible on other side of fence. Written in pencil on back: "9".
[Photograph of Palm Tree]
Photograph of a single palm tree in the middle of a yard. Behind it is a white picket fence lined with trees. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
[Photograph of Dry Creek at George Ranch]
Photograph of the George Ranch. Dry Creek is in the foreground with large trees on right. The George Ranch house is in the left background. The house is a two story white wooden house with fence posts of front pasture in front of it. There is a white barn in center of photo. Stamped on back of photo in black: "H383". The back of the photo is watermarked: "Kodak Velox Paper". Image is slightly blurred.
[Photograph of J.K. Northway holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse]
Photograph of a man holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse. The man, who has wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing dark boots, light colored pants (hems tucked into boots), white long-sleeved shirt, and light colored felt hat. A white barn with the flying "w" brand painted on the exterior wall (to left of photograph) can be seen in the background. There is a water faucet with bucket and a post near barn wall on far left (just below brand).
[An African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together]
Photograph of an African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together. The harness consists of a leather halter (with two straps attaching the two bulls to each other), a padded yoke and chains that are linked to a strap that extends across the bull's back. A chain also hangs below the yoke. The man is wearing overalls, white shirt, and a cloth head covering. The bulls and the man are standing in front of a row of bushes at the King Ranch. Photograph has a number "20" written in white print in bottom right corner.
[Photograph of the rear ends of six cows taken on the George Ranch]
Photograph of the rear ends of six cows taken on the George Ranch. There is metal fencing (cross-fenced) around the perimeter of the stock pen in which the cows are contained. A saddled horse (partial view) is tied to the metal rail on far right. A Quonset metal building can be seen near top right corner of the photo. Trees in background. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "This is a Photograph by W. D. Murdy WDM 3916 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of This Picture Please Mention No. [pencil] 430-8".
[Photograph of three black calves in a stock pen with six white Brahman cows]
Photograph of three black calves in a stock pen with six white Brahman cows. Wooden partition to stock pen next to cows. Trees in background. Partial view of a horse next to the oak tree on far right (seen between wooden panels of fence). Written on back in black ink: "David G. Morris W-6-6238".
[Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a King Ranch pasture]
Full length photograph of three Brahman cattle in a King Ranch pasture. Ranch houses, white fences, water tank, and storage tanks (right) in background.
[Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch]
Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch. A man wearing a dark suit and hat is petting the Brahman (on left) with spots on its head to prove its gentleness. Large white barn in left background. Two story white house and water tank in right background.
[Photograph of three cows in a wooden stock pen on the George Ranch]
Photograph of three cows in a wooden stock pen on the George Ranch. The cow in center is a Brahman Hereford cross. Other stock pens adjoin the pen that contains the cows in photo. Tree in center background. Tops of trees in far distance, right. Back of photograph stamped in black: "02". Same image as 2000.030.002p-q.
[Photograph of three dark colored bulls and one white Brahman]
Photograph of three dark colored bulls and one white Brahman. The bulls are haltered and their lead ropes are held by men who are squatting on the ground next to them. Two men are standing next to the wire fence just beyond the cattle.. The edge of the George Ranch house and picket fence can be seen to the left of the photograph. Trees in background. A number "11" is written in white in the bottom right corner of the photo. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 11".
[Photograph of three hogs in a pasture]
Photograph of three hogs in a pasture. There is a fence line in the background with stacks of wood that extend the length of the fence line shown in the photo. Tree near right side of photo (at fence line). Back of photo written in blue ink: " Neg 358".
[Photograph of two Brahmans]
Close-up full length photograph of two Brahmans. They are in a pasture on the King Ranch. White wooden fence in background. Large white barn in left background.
[Photograph of two calves in a pasture]
Photograph of two calves in a pasture. Calf on right is facing away from camera; calf in center is facing camera. Fence lines in background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "8 x 10" and stamped in black on back: "05".
[Photograph of two cowboys working Brahman cattle on the George Ranch]
Photograph of two cowboys working Brahman cattle on the George Ranch. Brahman at center of photograph has a number "451" and the "circle" brand on the back leg. The circle brand belonged to Polly Ryon and was used by A.P. George. The partitions of the stock pen are made of metal pipe and contain other groups of cattle. There is an automobile near top right corner of photograph in front of Dry Creek. Dry Creek is nearly out of its banks; water can be seen past the fence line. Stamped on back in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of This Picture Please Mention Neg. No. [in pencil] 48-9".
[Photograph of a herd of white and brown Brahman cattle]
Photograph of a herd of white and brown Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cattle are centered around wooden feed troughs. Photograph has purple pen marks on the (left and right only) white border around the image. Written on back in purple: "8 in" with lines extending horizontally and in pencil "6560 [line] 7" and [in a circle] 8 1/2 (?)".
[Photograph of a herd of white and one black Brahman cattle]
Photograph of a herd of white (one black near right of photograph) Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. Trees and wooden fence in background. Stamped on back in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas 368A".
[Photograph of a herd of white Brahman cattle and one black calf]
Photograph of a herd of white Brahman (one black calf near left of photo) cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The two story white George Ranch house can be seen between the trees near right center background. Other white ranch buildings, including the chicken house on far left. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Neg 361-A".
[Photograph of four different breeds of cattle lined up in a pasture]
Photograph of four different breeds of cattle lined up in a pasture. There are men (squatting) holding a lead rope near the head of each bull. There are two men standing near the gate just beyond the line of cattle. A man can be seen walking toward the two men at the gate (man on right standing at gate is turned toward him). George Ranch house near center background. Trees in background. "16" is printed in white near bottom right corner of photograph. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 16".
[Photograph of four Short Horn cattle owned by A.P. George]
Photograph of four Short Horn cattle owned by A.P. George. The cattle are being shown at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in Houston, Texas. The cattle are laying in the hay of a stall area in a covered arena. They each have a lead rope tied to the wooden partition. Ribbons and champion banners can be seen hanging from rope or wire above the partition. There is a stack of square hay bales to the left of the photo. A banner naming A.P. George cattle is attached to a beam in the top right corner of the photograph. Brick wall and windows in background. Back of photograph stamped in black: "David J. Morris Official Livestock Photographer Houston Fat Stock Show Houston, Texas" and in pencil "neg 2167".
[Photograph of nine Brahman cattle grazing on the King Ranch]
Photograph of nine Brahman cattle grazing on the King Ranch. Barb wire fence with white fence posts in background; trees in background.
[Photograph of seven Brahman cattle grazing on pasture land belonging to the King Ranch]
Photograph of seven Brahman cattle grazing on pasture land belonging to the King Ranch. A man dressed in a dark suit and hat is standing between two cows near center left of photograph. Fence line and trees in background.
[Photograph of seven cows in a pasture]
Photograph of seven cows in a pasture. There is a tin shed in the left background and cross-fencing and bare trees in right background. Small herd of cattle in center background. Stamped in blue on back of photograph: "985" and in black "Kodak Velox Paper".
[Photograph of seven cows lined up in a pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of seven cows lined up in a pasture on the George Ranch. The white bull on left is a Brahman. A man squatting to the right of the photograph is holding the lead ropes to the two bulls nearest him. An African-American to the left of the cattle is in walking motion (away from cattle) and there is a partial view of an African-American man (with his right arm up) on far left. White fence posts and oak tree lined driveway (leading to the George Ranch house) in background. Other cattle in next pasture. White building near end of driveway. "18" written in white near bottom right of photograph. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 18".
[Photograph of seven Longhorn cattle]
Photograph of seven Longhorn cattle (five full view) in a pasture. The cattle are standing underneath an oak tree. Trees in background. Pasture grass in foreground. Stamped in back in black: "29".
[Photograph of seven Longhorn cattle beneath an oak tree]
Photograph of seven Longhorn cattle beneath an oak tree (six on left and one on right). Trees and hills in background. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "23".
[Photograph of Short Horn bull in a pasture with four Brahman cows]
Photograph of Short Horn bull in a pasture with four Brahman cows and three calves. White fence posts cross-fence to another pasture just beyond the cattle. Wooden feed troughs in back pasture. Trees and wooden buildings in background. Tree branch at top of photograph. Stamped in black in back of photograph: "Hank Tenny & Associates photography publicity 3615 S MacGregor Houston".
[Photograph of six Brahman cattle in a pasture owned by the King Ranch]
Photograph of six Brahman cattle in a pasture owned by the King Ranch. A man wearing a dark suit and dark hat is standing (left of photograph) between two of the cows. He has his left hand on the top of a cow's head. He is probably displaying the gentleness of the breed.
[Photograph of six cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of six cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. Four of the cattle on left are facing away from camera and the remaining two are facing toward the camera. Partial view of a man wearing a cowboy hat on his hands and knees in the grass to the right of the photo. There is a metal gate to the left of the photograph. Cross fence beyond the cattle creates another pasture. Cattle can be seen grazing in the distance in the far pasture. A round water trough in this pasture can be seen on the right edge of photo. White fence posts and oak trees line the driveway that leads to the George Ranch house. "24" written in bottom right corner of photograph. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 24".
[Photograph of six cattle in a pasture with extended fence line]
Photograph of six cattle in a pasture. The fence line in the foreground extends from the bottom left corner of photograph to the center right. Two cows are facing the fence and others are in the background. Cross-fence and bare trees in background. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "985" and in black "Kodak Velox Paper".
[Photograph of six dark colored cattle and a Brahman]
Photograph of six dark colored cattle and a Brahman. Two men on right of photograph in cowboy hats are holding the lead ropes of two of the cattle. Man (squatting) on right wearing cowboy hat is holding the lead rope of the Brahman.. Shadow of a man on left. Wooden feeder and white building in background. Other cattle grazing in pasture in background. White fence posts and oak trees line the driveway that leads to the George Ranch house (not visible). "55" written in white in bottom right hand corner of photograph. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 55".