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[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

[Photograph of Heine Neidig and A. T. McDannald with the Champion Brahman]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig and A. T. McDannald with the Champion Brahman at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1950. Neidig is holding the steer's halter and lead rope in his right hand. McDannald is holding the champion banners in both of his hands. The sign posted above the stall partition reads: "Sponsored by A. T. McDannald Fed By Heine Neidig Seguin, Texas". The group is standing in a hay filled stall in a covered arena.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Heine Neidig of Seguin, Texas with the sponsor of his champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig of Seguin, Texas with the sponsor of his champion steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1950. Sign above Neidig's head reads: "Sponsored by A. T. McDannald Fed by Heine Neidig Seguin, Texas". The sponsor is holding two banners proclaiming Neidig's steer as champion. Hay in foreground; wooden panel in background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Heine Neidig with his Champion Brahman Steer]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig from Egin, Texas with his Champion Brahman (?) Steer Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Houston, Texas in 1950 as written on the banner over the back of the black steer. Neidig is holding the steer's halter and lead rope in his right hand. Neidig and the steer are standing in a hay filled stall located in an indoor arena. The stall number 627 is written on the wooden partition near the sign displaying Neidig's name.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George (left) standing next to an unidentified woman. Davis, who has gray hair and wears wire-rimmed glasses, is wearing below knee length dress that buttons down just below the belted waist. George has her left hand clasped with the woman next to her. There is a narrow stone sidewalk directly behind the two women. A child can be seen standing in the left background. Trees and plants in distance; white building in right background. White scalloped edging of a border around perimeter of photograph.
Date: 1955 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing left of a large house plant]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1955 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to a black automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to a black automobile. Davis is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. George has her right hand on the partially opened car door. She has a dark colored purse in her left hand. Note the parking meter in front of car. Two story stucco buildings in background. The white border surrounding the perimeter of the photograph has scalloped edging. Back of photo in blue ink reads: "Cousin Mamie July, 1951 (Keep [underlined] Have one like it.).
Date: July 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing next to an automobile. She has her right hand on the door handle of the back seat. Davis, who wears wire-rimmed glasses, is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. She is holding a purse in her left hand. Brick building on left (seen through car window); shrubs in right background (seen through car window). Utility poles and wires in upper background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "This picture of Cousin Mamie was made in front of her office, in Richmond, Texas. July 16, 1951. [and at bottom] (Keep)." In pencil: "66".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing on the sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George standing on the sidewalk in front of the [old] Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital building. Davis, who has wire framed glasses, is wearing a knit dress that is just below knee length, with elbow length sleeves, v- neck with wide collar, and belted waist. Davis has her graying hair pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. Back of the photograph in blue ink: "Cousin Mamie This picture was made July 16, 1951, at Richmond, Texas. Make at the, "Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital. [and] "(Keep)". In pencil: "66".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie George]

Description: Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait hanging on the wall behind her. Mamie is wearing a dark dress, with large buttons that go all the way down the front of the dress. She has dark rimmed glasses and her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled back into a low bun. Her left arm is bent across her body and is slightly touching the plant. A.P. George is pictured in a dark three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He is seated and his left hand is in his pocket, while is right hand is resting on his thigh. On the lower, right hand corner of the picture, the photographer's mark: "Robinson Copyrighted" The edges of the photograph are scalloped, and the photograph is mounted on an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1955 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph