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[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

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

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

[Photograph of Mamie George standing left of a large house plant with her husband A.P. George's portrait]

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

[Photograph of Margaret and Lester Goodson standing next to Matlock Rose who is riding the quarter horse]

Description: Photograph of Margaret and Lester Goodson standing next to Matlock Rose who is riding the quarter horse Buster Waggoner. Margaret Goodson is wearing a striped western suit with a felt cowboy hat. Lester Goodson is wearing a knit western suit with cowboy hat. Rose is wearing chaps, white western shirt and cowboy hat. Mr. Goodson is holding the bottom of Buster's halter with his right hand. The group is standing in an outdoor arena. There are white wooden chutes on left and metal grand stands in the background. Notation in blue ink on front of photograph: "2-7-50 Kindest regards to our good friends Mr. [And] Mrs. Albert George [signed] Margaret [and] Lester Goodson".
Date: February 7, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Ruth M. Forsgard]

Description: Photograph of Ruth M. Forsgard taken in Galveston, Texas. Forsgard, who is standing outdoors near a shrub, is wearing a dark skirt with bolero style jacket, white blouse, and dark hat with floral trim on left side. Forsgard is holding her purse on her left wrist. She is standing near the parking lot of a hotel (may be the Hotel Galvez). Car in right rear, high rise hotel in left background, palm trees in right background. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Ruth M. Forsgard 1809-H Galveston Texas 1951". Stamped on back in blue: "1209" with watermark: "Kodak Velox Paper". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the "Billie Gamm children"]

Description: Photograph of the "Billie Gamm (?) children" as written on back of the photo in blue ink. There are two girls and two boys in the outdoor photograph. The toddler (girl) is being held in the arms of the older girl. The toddler is holding two flowers in her right hand and one flower in her left hand. The toddler is wearing a print skirt with solid color bodice. The girl holding the toddler is wearing a plaid skirt with solid blouse. Of the two young men on right, the one is center (tallest) is wearing denim pants with a plaid shirt. The boy on far right is wearing a denim pants with a striped shirt. There is a tree in left background. Text on back of photo reads: "Foto by Rachlin".
Date: 1955 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the drive way of leading to the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph of the drive way of leading to the George Ranch house. The driveway is lined with oak trees. Shrubs and flowers begin near the area of the driveway that veers right (left on photo) and leads to the ranch house; this area has a triangular landscaped area with a large pine tree. To the right and left of the oak tree lined driveway are ranch pastures enclosed by white post fences. Farm to market 762 is the highway in the background. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "This picture shows the drive-way of Cousin Mamie's ranch. In Richmond, Texas. Made July 16, 1951 (Keep)".
Date: July 16, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph