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[Multiple tents camped out in front of a building]

Description: Photograph, possibly taken in Cuba, of a large, ornate two story building. There is a flag in flying in the top, center of the building. Multiple tents are camped out in front of the building, with trees surrounding the tents and lining the sidewalk. Two men in the center of the photo are walking towards the building. A man is sitting on a horse drawn cart in the left side of the photo. Attached to a cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of houses with the yards, trees and houses covered with snow and ice]

Description: Photograph of houses, probably in Richmond, with the yards, trees and houses covered with snow and ice. There is a tall tree in the center, left with branches weighted down and bent because of the ice covering them. A barbed wire fence is directly behind it with small trees in the yard of the houses on the left of the photo. Branches from large trees are on the right edge of the photo. The sidewalk, that looks freshly shoveled, extends from the middle of the right edge of the photo across the foreground of the picture.
Date: unknown

[Northeast corner of the "Brazos River Bridge"]

Description: Photograph of the northeast corner of the "Brazos River Bridge Richmond Tex." as handwritten on the bottom of the photo. The river is very low, so the two cement foundations for the bridge can be seen. Trees line the left side of the photo and behind the bridge, with brush on the right side of the photo. Shallow water can be seen center, right of photo.
Date: unknown

["Grammar School Richmond Tex."]

Description: Photograph of "Grammar School Richmond Tex." as handwritten on the bottom of the photo. The building is a dark bricked two story building with a square portion on the northeast corner that appears to be a separate building attached to the primary building. In this square portion are two arched entranceways. The east side of the building has three windows on the first floor, three arched windows on the second floor and a round window on the very top. On the north side there are two windows on the first floor, one in between the first and second and two on the second. There are two trees on the left side of the image and grass in the foreground.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of northeast corner of "High School Bld. Richmond Tex"]

Description: Photograph of northeast corner of "High School Bld. Richmond Tex" as handwritten on bottom of photo. It is a three story dark bricked building with large entranceways and stairways on both the east and north sides. On the front of building, fourteen windows line the third floor, ten windows line the second floor and ten windows line the bottom floor. On the east side, eight windows line the third floor, four line the second and four line the third. A one slat wooden fence surrounds the building, with a dirt road in the foreground. A wooden baseball cage sits on the left side and small houses are visible behind the school.
Date: unknown

[The ice covered driveway leading to the George house]

Description: Photograph of the driveway leading to the George house. Large bushes line the driveway on both sides. Ice and snow cover the bushes and trees. The large cluster of trees in the upper, right corner of the photo are so weighted with ice that their branches are bent over.
Date: unknown

[The dirt road that runs alongside the George house]

Description: Photograph looking down the dirt road that runs alongside the George house. In the center right of photo is the southeast corner of the George house. It is partly covered by trees in the foreground. A barbed wire fence runs down the left side of the road with trees on the opposite side from the road and further down the fence line. All is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924

[Bust tintype photograph of a young woman seated in a chair]

Description: Bust tintype photograph of a young woman. She is seated in a chair and is wearing a patterned dress with dark edging above the chest and down the center of the dress. It has a small white collar. Her dark hair is parted down the center and pulled back. Attached to a matte.
Date: unknown

["Mildred Booth" as identified on the bottom of the photo]

Description: Photograph of "Mildred Booth" as identified by handwriting on the bottom of the photo. She is standing in front of the steps leading to the front entrance of a screened porch of a dark house behind her. She is wearing a long white dress with a white bonnet on her head and both of her hands behind her back. The house appears to be Camp George. An automobile is on the east side of the house. A chimney is visible at the back of the house. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "April 1922"
Date: April 1922

[Photograph of Mary E. Molly George and an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mary E. Molly George and an unidentified woman. In this studio portrait, Mary George is wearing on the left wearing a dark dress with twelve buttons on the front with a necklace around her neck. The woman on the right is wearing a dark jacket with a white circular print on it and a white lacy blouse with a white lacy collar that rests on the jacket. She is wearing dangled earrings and a broach at her neckline. Above the photo, handwritten: "AUNT MOLLY GEORGE WOMAN FROM CHICAGO".
Date: unknown

[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]

Description: Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush.
Date: unknown

[George house yard covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the George house yard covered in snow with ducks and ducklings along a wooden fence in the distance. A small animal house is on left of photo along with large trees. Short wooden fence extends across the photo with more small animal houses on the opposite side of the fence and thick trees in the distance. Most of the ducks are centered in the photo around a trough. A tree stands on the right side of the photo.
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of Mary Jones as a baby]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones as a baby. In this studio portrait, she is sitting on a platform facing left with her feet in front of her. She is wearing a long white dress with sleeves that come to her elbows. She is wearing black and white lace up boots. Both of her hands are in her lap. A ball is resting between her legs.
Date: unknown

[Icy trees that surround the fence line of the George house]

Description: Photograph overlooking trees that surround the fence line of the George house front yard. A palm tree is in the center of the photo with cattle in an open pen is on the right. Trees and ground are all covered with snow. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924

[Icy trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house]

Description: Photograph of trees outlining the white picket fence that surrounds the George house. Snow covers the ground and ice and snow appears on the trees. A palm tree is in the center of the photograph and cattle in a large pen is on the right side. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924

[Turkeys near the animal houses in the George yard]

Description: Photograph of turkeys and a chicken in the George house yard. On the left are small animal houses and a large tree, where the turkeys are gathered. In the middle of the photo is a large, white chicken coop. A small chicken is in the center, right of the photo with trees behind it. A white wooden fence runs along the back of the entire photo. The images are far removed from the photographer.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Mamie E. George standing in front of the white picket fence]

Description: Photograph of Mamie E. George standing in front of the white picket fence that surrounds the George house. The northeast corner of the George house is in the background. A barren tree stands to the left of Mamie George and a larger one further right. At bottom of photo, handwritten: "MAMIE E GEORGE".
Date: unknown

[A dirt road lined with snow and telephone lines weighted down with ice]

Description: Photograph of a dirt road lined with snow. The brush along the side of the road is covered in snow and ice. The telephone poles running down the left side of the image are so weighted down with ice that they are touching the ground. Dark buildings line the left side of the photo, while the right side is lined with brush.
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of Mary E. Molly George among maize stalks]

Description: Photograph of Mary E. Molly George among maize stalks with an older man standing further back and to the left. There is a large tree in the background, a small fence around a balcony and a house further back. A power line extends midway through the photo and from left to right.
Date: unknown

[Large tree with many automobiles parked around it]

Description: Photograph of a large tree with many automobiles parked around it. A small building and a windmill are in the left of the photo. Six men are on the left side of the image. Tall grass stands in the foreground.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Henry Jones and Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of Henry Jones and Mary Jones on the sidewalk in front of a front porch. Mary is wearing a light colored dress and a light colored bonnet. Henry Jones is wearing dark boots, trousers and vest and a white colored long-sleeved shirt. He has a light colored hat on his head. On the right are steps leading up to the porch with a white rail connecting the bricked columns of the porch. There are flowers and shrubs planted in front of the porch. A portion of the yard is in the foreground. On back, handwritten: "Henry Jones & Mary HENRY JONES & GRANDMA RYON WERE 1ST COUSINS"
Date: unknown