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[Soft cover book of matches]

Description: Soft cover book of matches signed on the back cover by Mamie E. George 5-24-(19)46. The Nancy Jones oak tree is pictured on the front cover of the book. 12 matches remain in the book.
Date: May 24, 1946

[Advertisement for A.P. George's Brahmans]

Description: Advertisement for A.P. George's Brahmans. It has a large panoramic photograph of the front of the George house with approximately twenty Brahmans in a pen in front. A large tree is on the right side. Caption underneath reads: "A group of ideal "Beef" Brahman cows in front of the home place". On bottom left of advertisement is a photo of Shiek's Jubilee, a black shorthorn. The caption at the bottom: "A.P. GEORGE Breeder of Shorthorn and Brahman Cattle RICHMOND, TEXAS".
Date: January 1948
Item Type: Text

[Virginia Davis Scarborough and Mary Jones Prowell with binoculars at Observation Post]

Description: On back: "Virginia Davis Scarborough Mary Jones Prowell at Observation Post on George Ranch property - spring, 1943. Observation Post had electricity and a telephone." Virginia Davis Scarborough is standing on top step leading to white building behind her, looking towards the right through binoculars. Mary Jones Prowell is standing on second step and also looking towards the right.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones Prowell on outdoor stairs]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones Prowell on stile going from 762 to Observation Post - Mary drove about 1 mile from the George Ranch house to the O.P. Late spring, 1943. Car was parked on 762 - and stile was the way across the fence - to reach O.P." Mary Jones Prowell is wearing a checked print dress and looking towards the right.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Negative of Renee Rowan Block and Mary Rhydonia Jones]

Description: Negative of Renee Rowan Block (left) and Mary Rhydonia Jones (right) at the Pi Phi Sorority House, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. These two young women are playing table tennis. Two doors are on the right side, with a mirror and a window directly behind the women.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Renee Rowan Block and Mary Rhydonia Jones playing table tennis]

Description: On back: "Renee Rowan Block (left) Mary Rhydonia Jones (right) Pi Phi Sorority House, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. (Circa early 40's) Photo copied from Carolyn Mantieth Clarke's personal album". These two young women are playing table tennis. Two doors are on the right side, with a mirror and a window directly behind the women.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones. Same image as 2000.077.013. On back: "Mary Rhodonia Jones 1936 Richmond High School Sophomore from 'The de Lamar' 1936". Mary Jones is wearing a dark colored shirt and her short dark hair is parted on her left side.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Virginia Davis Scarborough, Mary Jones Prowell, and Helen Jane Farmer in yard of George home]

Description: On back: "Virginia Davis Scarborough, Mary Jones Prowell, Helen Jane Farmer in yard of A.P. & Mamie George home, spring, 1943." These three young women are sitting in a yard with a white picket fence lining the background. Helen Jane Farmer, on right, is leaning back on her left hand. A large tree is in the distance, center, right. There are some shrubs along the fenceline.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Virginia Davis Scarborough, Mary Jones Prowell, and Elizabeth Williams by a fence at George Ranch]

Description: On back: "Virginia Davis Scarborough, Mary Jones Prowell, Elizabeth Williams at George Ranch, spring, 1943." These three young women are leaning against a wood and wire fence. Elizabeth Williams, on right, is holding a handbag under her left arm. Virginia Davis Scarborough and Mary Jones Prowell have their hands behind their backs. Trees are in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Helen Jane Farmer and Mary Jones Prowell fishing]

Description: On back: "Helen Jane Farmer & Mary Jones Prowell perch - fishing in tank south of George home, spring, 1943." Both young women are sitting on the rail that lines the dock. Mary Jones Prowell, on right, has her hat off and hanging around her neck, while Helen Jane Farmer is wearing her hat.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[A black and white cow near a small white building]

Description: On back: "'Errol Flynn' (named by Helen Jane Farmer) near Observation Post on George Ranch - spring, 1943." A black and white head of cattle is eating grass. There is a small white building on left side of photo with a barbed wire fence running along the horizon of the photo.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones Prowell, Helen Jane Farmer, and Rhydonia Stevenson Jones at Observation Post]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones Prowell Helen Jane Farmer Rhydonia Stevenson Jones at Observation Post for aircraft spotters during WWII on George Ranch property - 1943 - late spring O.P. - located on right side of road (762), by Henry Kopycinski house, going from Crabb to George house. Quonset huts are in that area at present time (1992). Mary was expecting her first child in August." Mary Jones Prowell and Helen Jane Farmer are standing on the top step leading to the entrance of the building. Rhydonia Stevenson Jones is standing in the entrance of the building on the right.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Helen Jane Farmer, Elizabeth Williams, and Mary Jones Prowell at George Ranch house]

Description: On back: "Helen Jane Farmer Elizabeth Williams Mary Jones Prowell at George Ranch house, late spring, 1943". These three young women are standing behind a white gate. Helen Jane Farmer, on left, and Mary Jones Prowell, on right, are standing on the bottom of the gate, thus appearing taller than Elizabeth Williams in middle. A tree is in the left, center of the photo.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones Prowell and Virginia Davis Scarborough in the yard of the George home]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones Prowell & Virginia Davis Scarborough in yard at A.P. & Mamie George home, spring, 1943." These two young women are sitting a yard with a white picket fence extending from distant left side of photo to center right. Mary Jones Prowell, on left, has her hands in her lap while Virginia Davis Scarborough is leanign on her right hand. Trees line the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Negative of Mary Jones on the steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House]

Description: Negative of Mary Jones on the front steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House. Mary Jones is standing on the third step and leaning on her left side against a bricked column with both of her hands by her side. She is wearing dark shoes and socks, a dark skirt that falls just below her knees, and a dark sweater over a white collared shirt.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones on the front steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones on the front steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House - 2300 San Antonio Street - Austin, Texas (Circa early 1940's) Photograph from her former room- Ruth Hill Skelley." Mary Jones is standing on the third step and leaning on her left side against a bricked column with both of her hands by her side. She is wearing dark shoes and socks, a dark skirt that falls just below her knees, and a dark sweater over a white collared shirt.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones on the front steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones on the front steps of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority House - 2300 San Antonio Street - Austin, Texas. (Circa early 1940's) Photograph from her former roommate Ruth Hill Skelley". Mary Jones is leaning on her left side against a bricked column with her hands by her side. She is wearing dark shoes and socks, a dark skirt that falls slightly below her knees, and a dark sweater over a white collared shirt.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph