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

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. This aerial photo shows the ranch pastures below the main house marked by white fence posts. The ranch house is the two story wooden white building near right center. 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 (left) is the cistern house, a round white painted building with a weather vane at top. Other ranch buildings include the servants quarters, two small white wooden houses, located directly to the left (on the other side of a line of trees) of the main house; above and slightly to the right of the servants quarters are barns 1 and 2, and the long barn to the far left is barn 3. Located below barn 3 is the dipping vat with the teardrop (shaped) pen and round pen to the right of the dipping vat. Image .002 is attached to a Christmas Card with "Merry Christmas" written in black and the image of a red poinsettia with green stem and leaves found in the top left corner.
Date: unknown
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

[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 house and the driveway at George Ranch]

Description: Aerial photograph of the George Ranch house and ranch site. The driveway that leads to the George Ranch begins near the bottom left corner of the photograph. A right turn down the driveway leads to the circular drive in front of the two story white wooden ranch house. The ranch house has the upper and lower porches screened. A small round roof visible above the left roof corner of the ranch house belongs to the cistern house. The ranch house (and cistern house) are enclosed by a white picket fence. The long white building to the left of the driveway is the chicken house. To the right of the chicken house is the garage which is partially obscured by trees. A white building to the right rear of the ranch house is one of two servants' quarter buildings. The other servant's house is obscured by trees. A driveway leads to several buildings on right of photo. Large white building with car parked to right of it has two opened doorways. Above this workshop is barn 1 and to the right of barn 1 is barn 2. Barn 3 is directly above barn 2, while directly above barn 1 is the dipping vat. Partial view of a body of water near bottom Cattle can be seen feeding around feeders on far left and again in pastures in the distance. Written near bottom right "T 10".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial photograph taken directly over the top of George Ranch]

Description: Aerial photograph taken directly over the George Ranch. The George Ranch house is the white wooden two and a half story house surrounded by trees near the center of the photograph. The circular drive with flag pole at center is seen to the right of the house. The tree lined driveway leads from the house (below house, in this photo) and to the main highway - Farm to Market road 762 on far right. Another ranch entrance, which makes a sharp right at the main driveway, leads to the ranch workshop and barns. The first two buildings on this driveway (nearest to the house) are workshop and storage shed. The next two barns are Barn 1 on left and Barn 2 on right (of road). The teardrop (cattle) pens are easily distinguishable near the corner of Barn 1. The teardrop pen leads to the dipping vat. Across from the dipping vat and pens is Barn 3. Dry Creek extends from the right, horizontally. There is a large cluster of trees near the bank of Dry Creek at top center and top right corner of photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

["Aerial View of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of an "Aerial View Of Boulder Dam" showing the semi-circular dam with cars on highway at top. Two cylinder shaped extensions radiating from either side of main portion of dam. Smaller roadways cross-cross in top right. Cement parking area on left. The canyon extends vertically across the center of the postcard. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[An "Aerial View of Boulder Dam" and "Lake Mead"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Aerial View of Boulder Dam And Lower Basin Of Lake Mead" as written in white text in bottom left corner of postcard. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood]

Description: Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood. There are people and a man on horseback walking across the railroad track in the bottom right corner of the photograph The photograph shows the following businesses: A. Kochan Farming Implements, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Austin's Exchange Saloon. The Brazos River bridge is near the top right corner. Text near bottom of photo reads: "North View July 7 1899 No 7". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Date: July 8, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[An African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[An African-American man riding a Brahman cow]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man riding a Brahman cow that is harnessed to a second Brahman cow. The man is wearing lace-up knee length boots, pants, long sleeved shirt, and felt cowboy hat. The cows are inside of a stock pen at the King Ranch. Other cattle can be seen in a stock pen on the other side of wooden panel. Partial view of a wooden building on right. White wooden house in left background. Copy 001 has substantial fading and foxing.
Date: 1940 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Eben, Herbert Eben, Angie Eben, Angie Eben, and Leo Linke making sausage]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two men and two women making sausage. Printed on back of photo in pencil: "sausage-making at Linke's House - 1938, 1939 "Sausage was delicious" (L to R) Albert Eben, Herbert Eben, Angie Eben, Angie Eben, Leo Linke 5-6 big hogs butchered each year." The group is standing next to a wooden table with sausage stuffer and large porcelain bowl (woman third from left has her left hand on the bowl) on top. There is a white wooden building in right background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert George walking with a cane]

Description: Framed photograph of Albert George, probably taken at the Houston Livestock Show. Mr. George is dressed in a medium colored suit, white shirt, dark tie, hat, eyeglasses, and is walking with a cane. On the left lapel of his suit is a nametag that reads "MEMBER TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN CATTLE RAISER'S ASSOCIATION MR. A. P. GEORGE RICHMOND, TEXAS". Mr George is partially obscured by another man standing to his left in the foreground of the picture. Mr george appears to be being escorted by a man on his left, who is wearing a white shirt, a similar nametag with a ribbon attached to it, and with a large ring prominent on his right hand. Another man, dressed in black and wearing a similar nametag, is standing behind Mr. George to his right, and is partially obscured as well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Lamar George as a young boy, sitting with his legs crossed]

Description: Tintype photograph of Albert Lamar George as a young boy. He is seated in a chair with his left leg placed over his right. He appears to be holding something in his hands in his lap. He has a white, ruffled shirt on and a dark hat with a feather sticking out of the back. The photograph is enclosed in an ivory matte. Embossed on far left side of matte: " POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7 1865"
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Lee Linke and Glen Roy Linke standing in front of their home]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two boys. Written on back of photo in pencil: "L to R Albert Lee Linke, Glen Roy Linke at their home in Bleiblerville circa 1940s". In this full length outdoor photograph, Albert is wearing light colored striped pants, dark belt, and light colored short sleeved shirt. Glen is wearing long overalls with white short sleeved shirt underneath. There is a wire and wooden post fence with gate (latched with a chain to the left) in the background; branches of shrub on far left. There is partial view of an unpainted wooden house in the distance.
Date: 1943 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert P. George and two men with a fox that was killed during a hunt]

Description: Photograph of three men with a fox that was killed during a hunt. Albert Peyton George is seated at the wheel of an automobile. There is a man standing near front wheel of car who has his hand on the windshield and his gun leaning against his bent left knee. Another man is seated on the running board near the rear tire of the car. This man has his gun resting between his hands and near his left shoulder. The fox is stretched across the running board of the car. Written in ink on back of photograph: "Albert George At Wheel".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert P. George and two other men standing on a cliff]

Description: Photograph of three men standing on a cliff. A.P. George is on the far right. All men are wearing light colored pants, shirts and jackets with light colored hats with dark bands. The man on the left has his left arm crossed under the right arm of the man in the middle. An overview of a city is behind the men. Beside photo on margin, handwritten: "Albert P. George on R.".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert P. George with G. MacCarthy and an unidentified man]

Description: Photograph of Albert P. George with G. MacCarthy and an unidentified man. The close-up photograph was taken at the hotel dinner table in a room with a carousel motif. George is wearing a white shirt with a dark printed tie. He has round rimmed glasses and gray hair. Table with dishes in foreground.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. George is facing the to the left side of the photograph. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules. In this Sepiatone professional outdoors photograph, the two men are holding black umbrellas in their left hands and fans in their right hands. Both are wearing slacks, jackets, and hats. Man on right has a cigar in his mouth. A limb extends across the length of the (bottom) foreground. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The back of the photograph has a picture of a town with crowd of people labeled "M'Leodsville.--Happy Hollow." Printed in black under picture and label: "HAPPY HOLLOW for outdoor amusements. FREE ENTERTAINMENT every pleasant day. Cages open all the time. DONKEYS and PONIES for mountain rides and phuny fotos. All owned and managed by McLEOD, THE WILD WEST PHOTOGRAPHER, Hot Springs, Ark." In black ink in back at top: "Left - Albert George". Image dimensions are: 11.3 cm x 17.5 cm.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George with two unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George (center) with two unidentified men. The group is standing in front of a large oak tree. Mamie is wearing a dark dress with v-neck and two hexagon shaped buttons just below the neckline. Mamie has graying hair and wears wire rimmed glasses. She has her right hand on her hip. Albert is wearing light colored slacks, white striped shirt and a lattice print tie. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. There is a white wooden building in the background. Trees in right background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph