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[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

[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

[Outdoor photograph of Barbara McCampbell and her two children]

Description: Outdoor photograph of Barbara McCampbell and her two children (as identified in 2000.042.027h). Barbara McCampbell, who is standing in front of a striped lawn chair, is holding her little girl (facing away from camera). Barbara McCampbell has short blonde hair and is wearing a white dress with dark stripe pattern. The little girl is wearing a short sleeve dress. The little boy, who is standing in front of the woman, is wearing a white short pant suit. The arm of another lawn chair is partially seen in the bottom left corner of the photograph. There is a pipe that extends across the photograph just beyond where the three are standing; thick foliage begins at this point. Written in blue ink on back of photo: "Aug 1951". Stamped on back: "314". Watermarked on back: "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph was taken from the Mamie Davis George photo album page 9, center.
Date: 1951

[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

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard covered with snow]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. The oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. The huge limbs of the over one hundred year old tree are laden with snow. Wooden bench in foreground has a snow topped seat. Another long, wooden bench just to the rear right of the one in foreground is also snow covered. Picnic table on far left is partially obscured by the branches of a shrub. Wooden fence in left background with barn roof tops visible just beyond it. Pump house (partially seen on either side of the tree trunk) with storage tank near center. Wire fence with smaller oak trees to right. Long white building extends from center background to right background. Penciled on back "11". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 3, top right.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing with two other]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George (center with large corsage pinned on her left shoulder) standing with three other women beneath the Nancy Jones Oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. The oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. There is a free standing marker with an engraved plaque near the base of the tree trunk commemorating the historic tree. The ladies are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A stone walk way extends from the tree trunk to center foreground. Partial view of a table in right corner. Small white wooden pump house (tool shed) in left background. Long white wooden building on other side of wire fence and small oak tree in right background. A "1" is penciled on back of the photo. The back is also watermarked "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph was taken from Mamie George's photo album page 3, top left.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of the Daughters of the American Revolution]

Description: Photograph of the Daughters of the American Revolution, seated with band standing in background (left) at a ceremony to commemorate the historic Nancy Jones oak tree with a marker. The oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones and is seen here in the George Ranch yard. There is a table and two wooden rocking chairs in the foreground. Partial view of a person sitting on a bench in bottom right corner. A stone walk way extends from the base of the oak tree on left and across the bottom of the photo to the right. Other smaller oak trees and a black vehicle can be seen in the background. The photo has an "8" in pencil on back and "DAR" in black ink. The back is also watermarked "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph was taken out of the Mamie George photo album page 4, top right.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of the free-standing marker and engraved plaque commemorating the historic Nancy Jones Oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the free-standing marker and engraved plaque commemorating the historic Nancy Jones Oak tree. The marker, to the left of the base of the oak tree reads: "The Nancy Stiles Jones Oak Tree Marked By Fort Bend Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1824-1951." The tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones and is located in the George Ranch house yard. A stone walk way leads from the tree and down to the bottom center of the photo. A black wire loops from the left side of the base of the tree and around to the right side of the photograph. A penciled "3" is on the back of the photo. Back is watermarked "Kodak Velox Paper". There is a vertical white streak across the left side of photo. The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album page 3, bottom right.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of six women and two men]

Description: Photograph of six women, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and two men. The third woman from the left is Mamie Davis George. The group is standing beneath the Nancy Jones oak tree and have gathered to commemorate the dedication of a plaque located near the base of the tree. There is a stone walkway leading from the base of the trunk to bottom center of the photo. Partial view of a wooden table in the bottom right corner. Part of the small white wooden pump house and tank is on the far left side of the photo. A long white wooden building is on the other side of a wire fence extending the full width of the photo's background. In pencil on back is "12". The back is watermarked "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph was taken from the Mamie George photo album on page 3, bottom left.
Date: 1951

[Three people standing in the George Ranch house yard]

Description: Color photograph of three people standing in the George Ranch house yard. Albert Peyton George is on far left; Mamie George is on far right. The three appear to be discussing a large bush (crepe myrtle ?) on the right side of the photograph. There is a rock lined circle partially seen in right foreground with a white bench just beyond it. Trees and fence in background. Black text on back of photo: "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 Davis George photo album page 12, bottom right.
Date: May 29, 1950

[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

[Albert Peyton George seated, with his left hand in his pants pocket]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. In this studio portrait, George is seated with his left hand in his pants pocket and his right hand resting on his right thigh. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit, dark print tie, and striped shirt. George has graying hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses. The portrait ends just below the knees. Photograph is mounted on a ivory, textured matte. Left bottom of picture reads: "Robinson". Old Object Term: Print,Photographic
Date: [1950..1955]

[Manila envelope from R. W. Shirer]

Description: 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".
Date: 1955

[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]

[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

[Photograph of George Ranch property during a freeze]

Description: Photograph of George Ranch property during a freeze. The grasses and fence lines are ice covered. Utility poles in background. Buildings in distance; storage tank on tall metal platform with a drag line next to it on far right. 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

[Photograph of the driveway that leads to the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the driveway that leads to the George Ranch house. The photograph was taken after an ice storm. Ice covers the grass and trees on either side of the driveway. A white wooden building (garage) is seen at the end of the driveway. The ranch house is the white wooden two story building partially obscured by the oak trees. The chicken house is barely visible above the fence on the left. Fence line on left and right. There is a steel cattle guard in foreground. 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

[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

[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

[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