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[A large field at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch. The photograph shows the George Ranch house partially obscured by trees near center of photograph. The house is a two story white wooden house. White post fence line extends from left side of photo to barn on right. A large white barn is on the left side of the photo. Utility pole in center foreground. Stamped on back in black: "H471". Image is blurred.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Mauve banner with a yellow border and yellow fringe at bottom]

Description: Mauve banner with a yellow border and yellow fringe at bottom. Banner states: "CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION SAN ANTONIO 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along upper edge and a ribbon is also attached, it states: "FIRST PREMIUM BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BEXAR COUNTY COLISEUM SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION San Antonio, Texas 1954". Old Object Term: Banner
Date: 1954

[Mauve banner with yellow border]

Description: Mauve banner with yellow border. Banner states: "GRAND CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW and LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON, TEXAS 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along upper edge and has yellow fringe along bottom edge. Old Object Term: Banner
Date: 1954

[Mauve banner with yellow border]

Description: Mauve banner with yellow border. Banner states: "RESERVE CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW and LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON TEXAS 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along the upper edge. Old Object Term: Banner
Date: 1954

[Photograph of Dry Creek at George Ranch]

Description: 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.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[W.A. Hughes wearing a hat and a polka dotted tie]

Description: Bust photograph of W.A. Hughes. He is wearing a dark coat, with a white handkerchief in the left pocket, a dark collared shirt and a polka dotted tie. He has on a light colored hat. Embossed on lower, right corner, photographer's mark: "MURILLO STUDIO GALVESTON TEX."
Date: [1954]-01-11
Item Type: Photograph

[Teachers and children at an unidentified school in New York]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified school in New York. The predominantly African-American school children are standing three rows deep, with a white female teacher on crutches on the right side of the picture, a white male teacher with glasses in back, center of the class and an African-American female teacher with glasses on the far left side of the class. There is one white girl with a ribbon in her dark hair, standing in the middle of the picture between an African-American boy on her right and an African-American girl on her left. On the back of the photo, handwritten: "From Hattie Jackson Brooklyn, N.Y. 167 Hoyt St. To Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas April 16, 1953"
Date: April 16, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of C. M. "Pete" Frost riding on a white horse in a parade]

Description: Photograph of C. M. "Pete" Frost riding on a white horse in a parade (probably Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Parade) in Houston, Texas. Frost is wearing boots, dark pants, whit shirt, short jacket, western bolo tie, and large brimmed sombrero. Crowd of people standing on sidewalk. "Gordon's Quality Jewelers" store on left of photo. Other two story stucco buildings in background. Tall lamp post near right center. Written in black ink near bottom right corner of photo: "2/16/53 To my good Friend, A. P. George With Very Best Wishes Your friend C. M. "Pete" Frost". Written on back of photo in pencil: "530102".
Date: February 16, 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 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

[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

[Pink silk livestock exposition ribbon]

Description: Pink silk ribbon with a circular top and two strands of pink ribbon extending from center: "STATE FAIR OF TEXAS DALLAS (on center of circular top) (on left strand) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION STATE FAIR OF TEXAS - 1953 (on right strand) RESERVE CHAMPION BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1953

[Purple silk livestock exposition ribbon]

Description: Purple silk ribbon that states: "FIRST PREMIUM BEEF CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS (STATE FAIR OF TEXAS DALLAS IN CENTER) PAN AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION DALLAS 1953". Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1953

[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 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

[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

[Two boys wearing suits and a girl wearing a dress]

Description: Outdoor photograph of two boys and a girl. The young men, on left and right of photo, are wearing doubled breasted suits. The young woman in center is wearing a light colored print dress with full skirt and dark lace that forms cap sleeves and then drapes across the rounded neckline. She is wearing a light colored hat. There is shrubbery in the background with partial view of a brick structure in top right corner. The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: 1952 - 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[An unidentified woman standing in front of a brick house]

Description: Color photograph of an unidentified woman standing in front of a brick house. The woman, who is wearing a plaid dress, has her right hand on an ornate wrought iron trellis that is near the front porch of the brick house. There is a flower bed enclosed by wire fencing near the northeast corner of the house. Top of a small tree in left foreground; driveway on left; garage in left background.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Outdoor photograph of Barbara McCampbell's two children]

Description: Outdoor photograph of Barbara McCampbell's two children standing next to a round table. The little girl, Mary Barbara McCampbell, may be celebrating her first birthday since there is a cake with one candle on the table top. Mary, who is wearing a short sleeved white dress and has a ribbon in her hair, is bent over the cake. The little boy, Dick J. McCampbell, Jr., is wearing a white short pant suit. There is a lawn chair behind and to the left of the two children; foliage and trees in background. Printed on back in blue ink: "Aug 1951". Stamped in black: "312". Watermark on back reads: "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph was taken from the Mamie Davis George photo album page 9, bottom.
Date: August 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Barbara McCampbell and her two children]

Description: Photograph taken outdoors of Barbara McCampbell and her two children (as identified in 2000.042.027h). The little girl is standing in front of a round table with a cake on serving tray on top. The little girl is wearing a short sleeved white dress with a ribbon in her hair. The young woman who is kneeling in the grass behind the little girl, is wearing a dark colored dress with a light coat overcoat. The little boy, standing to the right of the table, is wearing a white short pants outfit. There is a metal lawn chair on the left (directly behind the little girl) with trees in the background. Written on back in blue ink "Aug 1951" and stamped in black "312". The photograph was in the Mamie George photo album on page 9, top.
Date: August 1951
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