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[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

[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
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

[Red silk Kingsville livestock ribbon]

Description: Red silk ribbon that states: "SECOND PREMIUM SR. LIVESTOCK DIV. BRAHMAN SHOW (SEAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS IN CENTER) SOUTH TEXAS FAIR & EXPOSITION KINGSVILLE 1950" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: 1950

[A studio portrait of a toddler girl and a young boy]

Description: Photograph of a toddler girl and a boy. In this studio portrait, the girl is wearing a short sleeved light colored dress with cowl neck, and a band of lace near waist line; the boy is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and striped bow tie. The young man has his left arm around the waist of the girl.
Date: 1958~
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Three people standing on the sidewalk]

Description: Color photograph of three people standing (left) on the sidewalk in front of the George Ranch house. Second and third person from left are: Mamie George and Albert Peyton George. Mamie and Albert are standing directly in front of a trellis made from wire and metal pipe that is supporting a crepe myrtle. The east side of the George Ranch house shows the front cement steps leading to the covered porch area. Gladiolas and shrubbery are planted in a row trimmed with rock along the sidewalk in the foreground. Text on back of photograph: "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 George photo album page 12, bottom left.
Date: May 29, 1950
Item Type: Photograph