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[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

Description: Photograph of a group of fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel taken during the dedication of the chapel. George, who is wearing a dark dress and hat, is seated in the metal folding chair in the center of the photograph. The chapel was adjacent to the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital and the building was once the Calvary Episcopal Church. [This photograph is similar to 2000.018.008 except two of the women in the front row have removed their eyeglasses and the woman on front row, left is not holding a purse with floral accents in the 009 photo]. On back of photo: blue ink lines marking through pencil erasures and stamped in black "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas" and in pencil "#7".
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel]

Description: Photograph of a group of fourteen women and three men in the Mamie Davis George Prayer Chapel taken during the dedication of the chapel. George, who is wearing a dark dress and hat, is seated in the metal folding chair in the center of the photograph. The chapel was adjacent to the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital and the building was once the Calvary Episcopal Church. [This photograph is similar to 2000.018.009 except two of the women in the front row have removed their eyeglasses and the woman on front row, left is not holding a purse with floral accents in the 009 photo]. Back of photo: in pencil "[erasures] 1-5x7, 1-5x7, 1-5x7 #6"; and stamped in black "Humpola Photo Studio Rosenberg, Texas."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[An infant wearing a white outfit]

Description: Studio portrait of an infant. The baby is wearing white booties, and a white two piece outfit with a fabric belt at the waist. He is leaning against a blanket covered structure (infant seat?). The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: 1960 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[The letterhead reads: "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Description: The letterhead reads: "The Santa Gertrudis Journal". The contents of the letter dated December 22, 1969 are: "Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 Phone (817) 336-3611 December 22, 1969 Mrs. Clark Berry Mamie E. George Ranch Box 33 Richmond, Texas 77469 Dear Mrs. Berry: I am returning the picture of the champion Shorthorn bull Prince Peter Jasper that I borrowed from you the other day. Many thanks for the use of it. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger B. Letz Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Enc.". The photograph referred to in the letter is 2000.034.025.
Date: December 22, 1969
Item Type: Letter

[Mamie Davis George seated on a floral print sofa]

Description: Color Photograph of Mamie Davis George. Mamie is seated on a floral print sofa. George has her gray hair pulled back into a bun and she is wearing wire rimmed glasses. She is wearing a dark black dress with black shoes. There is a round wooden table with a floral arrangement. To the right of the photograph is a table with a lamp and various other glass items. Above the lamp is a painting of a boy fishing.
Date: 1960 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph a herd of cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph a herd of cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cattle include Santa Gertrudis, white Brahman, and white faced cattle. There is a creek along the left side of the photograph with a bridge in left background. Three trees in pasture. Road (Fm 762) in background. Trees on other side of road. Back of photo in pencil: "600-17". Stamped in back in green "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-17".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph a short horn steer haltered]

Description: Photograph a short horn steer haltered (elbow of person holding halter in top right corner) and standing in a pasture on the George Ranch. The tail of the steer is hand-painted. Written beneath the steer (in the hay area) in white: "Phil Winegar". Fence and cross fence in background. White bar in distance near right. Written on front near white border: "17" and "552". Back of photograph in black type: "Prince Peter Jasper" and in pencil "Lot 17 - Photo L [marked out] and "552". Written in ink: " Mrs. Clark Berry Box 22 Richmond, Tex 77469" and "Return to Mrs. Berry". Stamped in blue on back: "Photograph by Phil Winegar - Livestock Photographer - Arlington - - Texas". A letter that accompanied this photo is accession 2000.034.026.
Date: 1968 - 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph centers on a bull]

Description: Photograph centers on a bull (full length side view; bull facing left). Partial view of a cow in left background and cow in right background. Trees in distance (blurred). Written on back of photo in pencil: "56/21" and stamped in green "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 556-21".
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph centers on a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Description: Photograph centers on a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. Full length view of the bull facing the left side of the photograph. Two other Santa Gertrudis cows in center and right background. Other cattle grazing in the distance. Image is slightly blurred.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph consisting of 11 individual proofs]

Description: Photograph consisting of 11 individual proofs (numbered 600 [marked through 574] 13-23). Photograph in top right corner #15 focuses on a bull with man, stock pens, and barn in background. Photograph #13 has a bull in the center with stock pen and bar in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Mamie E. George Ranch". Each individual proof measures: 5.6 cm x 5.7 cm.
Date: 1960 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph consisting of 12 individual photograph proofs]

Description: Photograph consisting of 12 individual photograph proofs (numbered 600 [marked through 574]-1 through 12). Bottom right photo (would be #1 but number is cut off) is a photograph of three cowboys (two African-American) working cattle in a stock pen. Top right photograph (#4) centers on a bull in a pasture; fence in background; white wooden barn in top right corner. Back of photograph in pencil: Mamie E. George Ranch". Individual photographs measure approximately: 5.7 cm x 5.6 cm.
Date: 1960 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull and fence line and trees in background]

Description: Photograph of a bull (full length side view; bull facing right side of photo) in a pasture on the George Ranch. Tall trees (monopolize over half of the picture) just beyond the bull. Fence line and trees in other pasture in background. Brown spots on left back of photo. Pencil mark bottom center.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. Just beyond the barbed wire fence line is a white wooden house. Small metal gate near right center opens up to corner porch of house. There is a wooden bench on the porch. Wooden fence on right side of photo with trees in the background.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch - full length side view]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The photograph is a full length side view with the bull facing the camera. A cow is lying in the grass just to the right and beyond the bull. Three trees and a fence line in the background. Gray smudges on back of photograph. Black strip along left border and thin strip near bottom right corner.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull in a stock pen on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a stock pen on the George Ranch. The bull hooves are muddy. White wooden fence on left and wire fence on right. Another cow can be seen in the stock pen just beyond the white wooden fence on left. Scattered bare trees and pasture in background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "Herd Bull 258".
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull in a stock pen with a brand "100" on his left flank]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a stock pen. The bull has a brand "100" on his left flank and a "O" on his left leg. There is a man standing near the left side of the photograph. The man is wearing boots, light colored pants and shirt, leather western belt, and a straw cowboy hat. Wooden stock pen partitions in the background. Trees in distance.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull with "02" and "6" branded on his left side]

Description: Photograph of a bull with "02" and "6" branded on his left side. The bull is standing in a hay strewn stock pen on the George Ranch. Another cow is lying behind and to the right of the bull. A wooden post is directly behind bull. Tin roofed shed in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Recently Purchased Polled Bull" and also "Dec 1969 Letz". The photograph was attached to a letter from Roger B. Letz 2000.034.002a.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bull with "258" branded on left flank]

Description: Photograph of a bull with "258" branded on left flank. The bull has muddy hooves. White fence with cow visible in other pasture in left background. Metal gate to right. White buildings and sheds in background. The photograph was taken on the George Ranch. Back of photograph written in blue ink: "Herd Bull 258" and in pencil "Dec 1969 Letz".
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. There is a white house, wooden stock pen, and tin roofed barn in right background. Small tin roofed cattle feeder in left background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "600-5". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-5".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a herd of cattle]

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle (four white face cows). All of the cattle are facing the camera. A shadow of the photographer can be seen in the bottom center of the photo. Fence and trees in background.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a herd of predominantly Santa Gertrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a herd of predominantly Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The photo was taken from a higher view. Dry Creek can be seen on the left as well as the bridge over it on FM 762. There are three trees visible in this pasture. Trees in background (across 762). Back of photo in pencil: "600/19". Stamped on back in green "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. 600-19".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph