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[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

[A man named "John" mowing the yard]

Description: Photograph of a man mowing the yard. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "John made July 1951 (Keep or Send back). John, who is wearing light colored pants, light colored short sleeved shirt, and a cap, is pushing a reel-type lawn mower. There is a metal "T" post on left side of photograph that supports a clothes line. A tilled bed in front of a chain link fence has shrubbery. There is a mimosa tree, wooden garage, and a white wooden house in the background on the other side of the fence. Photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: July 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Letter

[Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company"]

Description: Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company Houston 6, Texas Advertising" to " Mr. A. P. George Richmond, Texas" postmarked "Houston, Tex. June 13 1951". Four purple 3 cent United States Postage stamps are cancelled in the top right corner. Written in red ink near top left corner: "Cattle Pictures". Eighteen cattle photographs were enclosed in this envelope.
Date: June 13, 1951
Item Type: Letter

[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

[Mr. Albert George and Ruth Forsgard in front of the ranch house porch]

Description: Photograph of "Mr. Albert George and Ruth Forsgard May 13, 1951" as noted on the back of the photograph in blue ink. Mr. George is sitting on a brick rail near the ranch house porch steps and Ruth is standing on steps. Mr. George is wearing pants, white shirt, dark tie, and he is holding his hat in his hands. Ruth is wearing a dark skirt, white shirt, and has a scarf covering part of her head. Ranch house in background. Photograph has scalloped edges. Stamped on back in blue: "4902".
Date: May 13, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Albert George seated on the brick rail in front of the ranch house]

Description: Photograph of "Mr. Albert George May 13, 1951" as noted on the back of the photograph in blue ink. Mr. George is seated on the brick rail that leads to an entrance of the ranch house. He is wearing boots, pants, white shirt, tie, and felt hat. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. Mr. George wears dark rimmed eyeglasses. The photograph has scalloped edging and has "4902" stamped on back in blue.
Date: May 13, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Albert George standing in the George ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of "Mr. Albert George May 13, 1951" as noted in blue ink on the back of the photograph. Mr. George is standing beneath the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George ranch yard. There are wooden rocking chairs, benches, and tables to his right. A white painted wooden building is in the background on the other side of a wire fence. Blue stamp on back "4902". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: May 13, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[The original Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the original Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital. The sprawling single story brick building is partially hid by landscaping. The front entrance, near the center of the building, has many windows, including full length windows to the left of the main entry doorway. Window units are seen in several of the windows to the left of the main entrance. There are six automobiles in the parking lot. A roof top to a large two story house can be seen in left background. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "9/1/55 Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital". Stamped on back in black: Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas [in red] Aug 23 1955".
Date: August 23, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Outdoor photograph of a cowboy and a dog on horseback]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a cowboy and a dog on horseback. The man, who is wearing denim pants, white shirt, and white hat, is seated in the saddle (slightly turned to the right) and a large tan colored dog is standing on the horse behind the saddle area. There are trees in the background.
Date: 1950 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Outdoor photograph of a cowboy standing on the back of a trick horse]

Description: Outdoor photograph of a cowboy standing on the back of a trick horse. The white horse has the left front hoof on a wooden box and the right front hoof on a round metal platform of a higher level. The cowboy, who is wearing denim pants, white shirt, bolo tie, and a hat, has his left hand on his hip and his right hand by his side. There is a small wooden building in left background; trees in left and right background.
Date: 1950 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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

[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 a Brahman bull with brand "193"]

Description: Photograph of a Brahman bull (full length side view; bull facing left) with brand "193" on left flank and a "4" brand near top left of hip. Typewritten at bottom border of photograph: "Figure 4 Ranch No. 193 - Sells In Our Auction". The bull has a rope halter; there is a rope extending from right side of photo. Small pond from center to right side of photo in background. Lone bare tree on other side of pond (right center of photo). Cattle grazing on right and left side of photo in pasture background. Trees in background. On the back of the photograph is a typewritten bloodline diagram of cattle sired by bull No. 193 (bull in photo). The cattle are from the Figure 4 Ranch
Date: 1955 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a young man with a Brahman show steer]

Description: Photograph of a young man with a Brahman show steer. The young man, who is wearing denim pants, plaid shirt, denim jacket, and black cowboy hat is holding the lead rope to the steer. There are two men in felt cowboy hats and coats standing beside the steer. The man in the center is holding a wooden cane with round metal medallion near crook. They are in a covered arena at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition.
Date: 1950/1965
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

[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

[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

[Photograph of five men with Mamie Davis George]

Description: Photograph of five men with Mamie Davis George at a dedication ceremony at the George [Foundation] Building. George is wearing a black dress, dark glasses, and a black hat. She is holding paper in her left hand and a purse and handkerchief in her right hand. The plaque is mounted on a brick wall of the George Building. The entrance glass doors to the building are on the left of the photograph. Back of photograph in top right corner: "Mrs. George."
Date: 1955 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of four cowboys on horseback in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of four cowboys on horseback in a pasture on the George Ranch. There is a black Brahman calf lying in the grass in the foreground. Herd of cattle in background. Windmill in far right side of photograph. Printed in black in bottom right corner of photo: "Harper Leiper Studios Commercial Photographers". Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "5734 - 4 Harper Leiper Studios, Inc. Commercial Photographers 2800 W. Dallas Phone 526-2101 Houston, Texas 77019".
Date: 1950 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph