George Ranch Historical Park - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family]

Description: Christmas card sent to Albert and Mamie George from the Treichler family. The front cover reads: "Merry Christmas" in green script with holly and berries as decorations. The interior of the card has text in black along with family photographs. The basic message reads: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The Texas Treichlers Christmas 1952 Newgulf, Tex". The top center photograph is of an older couple. Beginning clockwise from this top photo: couple dressed in light colored shirts - "Ann Bob"; two children playing on the beach - "Andy John"; a baby in a swing (or some other type of seat) - "Stephen Randall Treichler 1st 1952 addition."; baby held on person's lap - "Paul Treichler Edquist 2nd 1952 Addition"; couple (man wearing glasses) in white shirts - "Jean Jan (?); blonde toddler wearing sleeveless shirt - "Herb III "T3""; couple with woman wearing dark blouse and man (facing woman) wearing whit shirt - "Virginia Herb II".
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie George wearing glasses and a black dress]

Description: Bust photograph of Mamie George. She is wearing a black dress that buttons down the middle, and has a ribbon-like collar. She is wearing dark glasses and her gray hair is parted on the left side and pulled back into a low bun. She is looking off to her right. The edges of the photograph are scalloped. On the lower, right hand corner of the photo, the photographer's mark: "Robinson copyrighted" Photo is attached to an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1955 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Two women and a girl standing on a driveway]

Description: Outdoor photograph of two women and a girl. The girl is wearing dark shoes, dark jumper, light colored shirt, and a dark jacket. Woman in center is wearing dark shoes, dark dress, and a dark hat. Woman on right is wearing a light colored shoes, skirt, jacket, and blouse. They are standing on a driveway with a car port in right background; tree in right background. Written on back in black ink: "Eliza, Me, Ann".
Date: 1950 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[A large congregation gathered in a church]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation of African-Americans gathered in a wooden church building. The photograph, taken from the pulpit, shows three rows of pews with extra chairs added in the aisles. There is a loft near top of photograph with band members and instruments; banner to the left of the loft partition reads: "Class Offerings". A section of women to the bottom left may be part of a choir since they are dressed similarly in light colored dresses and dark jackets. Windows on the left wall have arched insets at top. Photograph was enclosed in envelope 2000.057.063a.
Date: 1950 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[A toddler walking across a cement patio]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a toddler walking across a cement patio or sidewalk. The child is wearing white shoes, shorts, and a white shirt. White painted screen door in background. Written in black on back: "(Nancy's baby)".
Date: 1950 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Two women, a girl, and a toddler boy]

Description: Outdoor photograph of two women, a girl, and a toddler boy. The woman on left, who is wearing a light colored skirt, jacket, and blouse, is holding the little boy in her arms. The woman on right, who is wearing a dark colored dress and hat, is standing directly behind the little girl. Written in black ink on back: "Ann, Gus, Me, Eliza".
Date: 1950 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing on the sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing on the sidewalk in front of the [old] Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital building. Davis, who has wire framed glasses, is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. Davis has her graying hair pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. Back of the photograph in blue ink: "Cousin Mamie This picture was made July 16, 1951, at Richmond, Texas. Make at the, "Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital. [and] "(Keep)". In pencil: "66".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to an automobile. She has her right hand on the door handle of the back seat. Davis, who wears wire-rimmed glasses, is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. She is holding a purse in her left hand. Brick building on left (seen through car window); shrubs in right background (seen through car window). Utility poles and wires in upper background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "This picture of Cousin Mamie was made in front of her office, in Richmond, Texas. July 16, 1951. [and at bottom] (Keep)." In pencil: "66".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman. Davis, who has gray hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses, is wearing below knee length dress that buttons down just below the belted waist. George has her left hand clasped with the woman next to her. There is a narrow stone sidewalk directly behind the two women. A child can be seen standing in the left background. Trees and plants in distance; white building in right background. White scalloped edging of a border around perimeter of photograph.
Date: 1955 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Two story white and wooden George Ranch house]

Description: Color photograph of the George Ranch house. The ranch house is a two story white wooden house with screened top and bottom porches. One of the four brick chimneys is visible in this photo. The round white brick cistern house is located to the left of the main house. White railing borders a stairway that leads to the upper entrance of the cistern house. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard; trees on right and left of house. White fence posts in front of the driveway border the pasture in foreground; metal gate on far left of photo. Stamped on back of photo in black: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I".
Date: July 12, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Driveway extending from the George Ranch house]

Description: Color photograph of the George Ranch house. A driveway extends from the left side of the photo and continues in front of the ranch house. There are white fence posts on either side of the driveway. The ranch house is a white wooden two story house with screened upper and lower porches. Tall oak trees surround the house. There is a man sitting beneath one large tree in the center of the photograph. Stamped on back of photo in black: "This Is A Kodacolor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of July 12, 1954 II I".
Date: July 12, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site next to the highway]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch site. The highway near bottom right of photo, Farm to Market 762, leads to the George Ranch by turning left at the white wooden entryway. The ranch driveway is lined by white fence posts and trees. Cattle are grazing in the pasture near left bottom of photo. The George Ranch house is on the far left of photo. The two story white wooden house is obscured by large oak trees. There is a large barn to the right of the house and another smaller barn near center left. The town of Richmond is visible from center background to right background. Note the water tower near center right. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Albert George" 1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The white fence post and tree lined driveway that begins near bottom center of photo leads to the garage with a sidewalk area that continues to the left and leads to the chicken house. A right turn before the garage leads to a circular drive in front of the ranch house. The ranch house is a two story white wooden house partially obscured by trees. The white painted round cistern house can be seen to the left rear of the ranch house roof. To the right rear of the ranch house is a small white wooden building that is the servants' quarters. The ranch site has a second servant quarters building adjacent to this one but it is not seen with this view. There is a large white workshop to the left of the ranch house with barn 1 above and to the left of the workshop. To the right of barn 1 is barn 2 and above barn 2 is barn 3. To the left of barn 3 is the dipping vat. Cattle can be seen grazing in pastures to the left and right of the driveway and to the left and right of the dipping vat. This photograph is mounted in a tan cardboard frame. The frame has a double gray border around the perimeter of the photo. Image dimensions are approximately: 16.7 cm x 10.9 cm. Text near bottom right corner of frame reads: "Zekan-Robbins Photographers".
Date: 1955 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The ranch house is the white wooden, two story building located in the bottom right corner of the photo. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The top and bottom porches of the house are screened. Adjacent to the main house is the white round cistern house. The cistern house has a white railed stairway leading to the upper entrance. The white building to the left rear of the house is the smoke house. Two white wooden buildings near the left corner are the servants quarters. Barn 1 followed by barn 2 are situated above and slightly to the right of the servants quarters. Barn 3 is directly left of barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with the teardrop (shaped) pen, and round pen. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Albert George 1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and the circular driveway]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The George Ranch house is the two story white wooden building located to the bottom center of the photograph. The house has four brick chimneys seen above the roof line. The upper and lower porches of the ranch house are screened. Adjacent to the ranch house is the white round cistern house with white railed stairway that leads to the upper entrance. The circular driveway is visible to the right of the main house. Other ranch buildings include the chicken house in bottom left corner; garage to the right of the chicken house; above and to the left of the garage are two small white wooden buildings (only one is visible, the other is obscured by trees) that are the servants quarters. The tall gable roofed building seen between the servants quarters and the main house (rear) is barn 1. Above barn 1 is barn 2. To the left of barn 2 is barn 3. Below barn 3 is the dipping vat with a teardrop pen and round pen. Cattle are feeding in the lot below the dipping vat. A bend of Dry Creek is visible between the trees that line it near center of photo. There is a pole barn with a windmill on far left center of photograph. George Ranch pastures in distance. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "1/13/53".
Date: January 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to a black automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to a black automobile. Davis is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. George has her right hand on the partially opened car door. She has a dark colored purse in her left hand. Note the parking meter in front of car. Two story stucco buildings in background. The white border surrounding the perimeter of the photograph has scalloped edging. Back of photo in blue ink reads: "Cousin Mamie July, 1951 (Keep [underlined] Have one like it.).
Date: July 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[George Ranch house and yard after a freeze]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard after a freeze. The wire fence is ice covered along with a tree in the center of the photograph. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house on the left side of the photograph. The east face of the house has covered porch areas on first and second floor. Large oak trees in front of and to the right of the house. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern that has "Fox Co." printed in the top right and bottom left corners. Stamped on back in black: "Fox-Tone Print Fox Co. [outline of fox] San Antonio, Texas February 1951".
Date: February 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake standing behind a cake at her 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints".
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy at Babe's 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy (?) at the 90th birthday party for Babe. Babe and Sara (facing each other) are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe and Sara are both wearing dark colored dresses and have corsages on their right shoulders. Partial view of five women and one child in background. Two candles and three floral arrangements decorate a wooden mantel on the wall. Written on back of the photo in blue ink: "'Sister' and Coz. Sara Purifoy who made the decorations for cake." A number "3" is also written on the back in pencil.
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph