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[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey of Eelkton Ky. In background and half of another friend Franklin Mrs. R. M. Patterson." Also written in pencil "2".
Date: October 9, 1954
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

[A bull between two trees in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. There are two tree trunks on the right and left of the bull. Trees in left background. Stack of dead tree trunks in right branch. The photo is blurred and has white vertical areas in center and left of photo. Stamped on back in black: "H487". Watermark on back: "Kodak Velox Paper".
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[A car parked in front of George Ranch house garage]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house garage. The white wooden garage has the two doors on left that are opened. The two doors on right are closed and a car is parked in front of the door on far right. On the roof, a gable on left has numbers "1915" while the gable on right has numbers "1911". The cement drive is in foreground with a sidewalk off to the right that probably leads to the main ranch house. Large oak trees on left and right of house with a white picket fence separating two of the trees on right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Picture of Cousin Mamie's garage, made July 16, 1951 (Keep)".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Coin from Jamaica. "King George The Sixth"]

Description: Coin from Jamaica. The front states: "KING GEORGE THE SIXTH" with the image of King George's head. On the back it states: "JAMAICA 1950 ONE PENNY". On a banner underneath the Jamaican emblem it reads: "INDUS INTERQUE SERVIET UNI". Found in 2000.085.092 which is a small white box with "A.P. George" handwritten on the bottom of the box.
Date: 1950

[Coin from Jamaica. "King George The Sixth"]

Description: Coin from Jamaica. The front states: "KING GEORGE THE SIXTH" with the image of King George's head. On the back it states: "JAMAICA 1952 HALF PENNY". On a banner underneath the Jamaican emblem it reads: "INDUS INTERQUE SERVIET UNI". Found in 2000.085.092 which is a small white box with "A.P. George" handwritten on the bottom of the box.
Date: 1952

[Color photograph of a man and woman standing in a yard]

Description: Color photograph of a man and woman standing in a yard in front of a white wooden two story house. The white house has dark painted shutters and foliage that covers the front exterior of the house. There is a small bare tree in left foreground. A two story wooden house with large white columns in right background. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Dentist [&] his wife in Houston". Black text on back reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of Mar. 20, 1950". The photograph was taken from the Mamie Davis photo album page 12, top right.
Date: March 20, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of four people]

Description: Color photograph of four people standing beneath the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. The man on far left is unidentified, beginning at second from left: Albert Peyton George, Mamie Davis George, and probably Pete Frost. There is a wooden bench to the left side of the photograph. The north facade (back) of the George Ranch house is in left background. Small white wooden pump house in right background with partial view of the cistern house on far right. Stamped on back in blue: "This is a Kodachrome Enlargement made by Eastman Kodak Company [line not legible] Jun 16 '51 8". The photograph was in Mamie George's photo album page 8.
Date: June 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Color photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Two wooden benches and most of the yard are shaded by the large sprawling branches of the oak. Wooden picnic tables to left of tree. Shrubs and tops of shrubs in foreground. Two white buildings on right side of the photograph with one in foreground bearing a rounded roofline. Two smaller wooden buildings in center background. Small white pump house and storage tank near left side of photo. Written on back in pencil: "Mary Jones Tree House." Text on back in black print reads: "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: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Color photograph of two women standing in the George Ranch House yard]

Description: Color photograph of two women standing in the George Ranch House yard. The woman on the left is Mamie Davis George. The two women are standing near the white picket fence with tall light post to the right. The northeast corner of the house is visible on the left side of the photo. The two story white house has enclosed porch and balcony area with brick corner support. Grazing cattle in the George Ranch pasture and a long pole barn can be seen in the background. Text on back of photo reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of Mar. 20, 1950 11 2". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 12, top left.
Date: March 20, 1950
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

[The driveway leading to the George Ranch house]

Description: Color photograph of the driveway leading to the George Ranch house. The left of photo shows oak trees with surrounding shrubbery and flowers. The neatly trimmed edges near the cement drive fork off at a triangular area that contains a pine tree surrounded by gladiolas. The opposite side of the triangular area has more oak trees with shrubbery and flowers. Beyond the foliage lined driveway is a George Ranch pasture. Text on back of photo reads: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week Of May 29, 1950 11 2". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 12, top right. This photograph was beneath photograph 2000.041.001u.
Date: May 29, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch]

Description: Envelope that contained four photographs of the George Ranch. The front of the envelope has blanks with information to be filled in such as Name: "John Wendt" (written in pencil) and Date: "May 28 1954" (stamped in purple). Filled in next to Rolls blank is a black stamp "H383". Next to Prints: " 1 10" in pencil and total: "10"; prints of each: "1". Stamped in purple: "SAVE Return enough of these envelopes to show a total of $5.00 work of finishing work done in YOUR name and same drug store name and we will make you a 8 x 10 enlargement from your negative for only 15 cents. Ell Envelopes must hear? this notice". Text on back in black: "Expert Photo Finishing Service" and in purple: "John Bros. Drug 1201 Quiltrnan ? St. B 3-3611 The Floyd Company 710 Gale M. 3-8494 Houston 9, Texas" Developing �" written in brown trim.
Date: May 28, 1954
Item Type: Text

[Family photograph taken at the Linke residence]

Description: Full length family photograph taken at the Linke residence. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "Family photo. Taken at the Linke residence, circa 1952 or 1953 (L to R) Adults (sic) Herman Christ, Nelson Linke, Bernice Christ, Ricky Christ, Kathleen Christ, Hilda Linke Leo Linke (front row children L to R) Jeannie Christ, Janie Christ, Cynthia Linke". From far left, two of the men are standing, five of the people are sitting on an upholstered sofa, and three children are sitting on the floor in foreground. The young man seated on the sofa is holding an envelope and paper money in his hands.
Date: 1952 - 1953
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

[The George Ranch house with an automobile parked in the driveway]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house with an automobile parked in the driveway. The ranch house is a white wooden two story house with screened in upper and lower porches. To the left of the house is a white painted cistern house with white railed stairway leading to upper entrance. The house and yard are enclosed by a white picket fence. The gate to the fence, to the left of the car, is open with the cement sidewalk leading to the front entrance at the screened porch. A large oak tree is to the left of the car. The photograph has scalloped edging. Written on back in blue ink: "Picture of Mr. [&] Mrs. A. P. George's Ranch made July 16, 1951 (Keep or Send back)". Back of photo is watermarked: "Kodak Velox Paper".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Greeting card sent to the Georges from the Lewis family]

Description: Greeting card that was sent to the Georges from the Lewis family. The card has a photograph of a young girl, who has blonde hair and wears eyeglasses, holding a cat in front of a ornate wooden framed mirror. The photo is framed by black line drawings of four thin Christmas trees with stars on top. Text at top of photo reads: "a very merry Christmas" with stars in between "very" and "merry". Written in top left corner of face of card: "over [encircled]". Written at bottom of photo in black ink (slightly smeared): "Bob, Do and Carol Lewis". Written on back of photo in blue ink: "12-20-58 Card sent - thanking Do and Bob Gray for the picture [underline].
Date: December 20, 1958
Item Type: Photograph