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[Letter sent to Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald"]

Description: Letter sent to the Mamie George from "The Rosenberg Herald". The letter has a letterhead with black text that reads: "The Rosenberg Herald" 'Fort Bend County's Leading Newspaper' NO2-3737 Rosenberg, Texas [in black border] Memo From the Desk of Don Bryant Editor-General Mgr." The type written letter reads: " 3/25/60 Dear Mrs. George: Found this in our files - - an aerial picture of your ranch. Thought maybe you'd like to have it. Regards, [signed] Donald B. Bryant, Editor - Gen. Mgr. The Herald-Coaster". An aerial photograph, 2000.048.007b, was enclosed with letter.
Date: March 25, 1960
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. Four chairs made from tree stumps in foreground; three men are standing near a truck with tall platform and cables on back (water well truck?) can be seen to right rear of tree (partially obscured by a shrub in foreground). Partial view of a white building on left; small white wooden building on left between trees. Wooden fence in center background; white building partially visible in right background. (Photograph 2000.037.016 is similar, however, men near truck are in different positions). Photograph has a circled "2" written in pencil in bottom left corner. Written on back in pencil: "negative #363". Stamped in blue on back: Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post, Houston, Texas".
Date: 1961
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 of a Santa Gertrudis bull - full side view]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull (full side view; bull facing camera). There is a body of water in the bottom left portion of the photograph; another body of water in right background. Cross fence in background with white building in left back pasture and a group of Santa Gertrudis cows in right background.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull is in full side view and is facing the camera. He appears to only have one (right) horn. There are several other cows laying in the grass in the background. Trees on right and left background. Image is slightly blurred and faded or overexposed.
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of four Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of four Santa Gertrudis cattle (all facing camera) in a pasture on the George Ranch. There is a white house with wooden stock pen and bar with wooden stock pen in right background. White wooden feeder in left background. Trees in background. Written on back of photo in pencil: "600-5" and 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 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 of a Santa Gertrudis cow - full side view]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow standing (full side view, cow facing the camera) next to a stock pen and white wooden barn. The cow has the "O" brand in two placed near his left leg. The brand was Polly Ryon's and was used by the George Ranch. Written on back in pencil: "600-13". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File no. [in ink] 600-13".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the oak tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Picnic table with two benches in right foreground. Small white pump house with tank to left of tree trunk. Wooden fence in left background, wire fence from center to right background. A smaller oak tree to the right of photo has ferns planted around it. Long white building in extends from left center to right edge of photograph. Written on back of .001 in ink: "AP George Ranch 192". 001 also has an alternate ID 77.84.101 and was listed in the Fort Bend Museum with this number as being "given to the George Foundation 7-16-82".
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. A ladder can be seen near the bottom branches on the left side of the tree with a picnic table near the ladder. There are two wooden picnic tables and two white benches in right corner. Shrubs in foreground. Partial view of a white building on right. Wooden fence leads to George barns (roof tops visible in left to center background). A small white pump house is almost obscured by the trunk of the tree near center. The storage tank sits to the right of the pump house. Long white building on other side of wire fence in left background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "Oak Tree at Georges 100 yrs old-". Stamped on back of photograph in black: "Photograph by David J. & Mattie V. Morris Box 428 S. Houston, Texas 2709".
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. Four chairs made from tree stumps in foreground; three men are standing near a truck with tall platform and cables on back (water well truck?) can be seen to right rear of tree (partially obscured by a shrub in foreground). Partial view of a white building on left; small white wooden building on left between trees. Wooden fence in center background; white building partially visible in right background. (Photograph 2000.037.015 is similar, however, men near truck are in different positions). Stamped in blue on back: Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post, Houston, Texas".
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the oak tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Picnic table with two benches in right foreground. Small white pump house with tank to left of tree trunk. Wooden fence in left background, wire fence from center to right background. A smaller oak tree to the right of photo has ferns planted around it. Long white building in extends from left center to right edge of photograph. Written on back of .001 in ink: "AP George Ranch 192". 001 also has an alternate ID 77.84.101 and was listed in the Fort Bend Museum with this number as being "given to the George Foundation 7-16-82".
Date: 1961
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 nine Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of nine Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. Across the fence in the background is a wooden bridge , windmill with water storage tank on left, wooden barn with stock pen around it on right. Scattered trees within back pasture. Trees in distance. Written on back in pencil: "600-10". Stamped in back in green" The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-10".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - in full side]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull is facing the camera in full side view (body aiming right). Fence line in background. Two trees across fence. Trees in background. White buildings in right background. Photograph is either faded or overexposed.
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of cowboys with a herd of cattle on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of cowboys with a herd of cattle on the George Ranch. The chuck wagon in the center of the photo has several cowboys and horses gathered around it. Two saddles can be seen on the ground between the chuck wagon and two horses (one white and one brown) near right side of photograph. A cowboy on horseback can be seen keeping the herd together in far left and right background. The image measures 23.1 cm x 11.3 cm and is surrounded by a large white border. Bottom of photo in black print: "The Harper Leiper Company Photographers". Back of photograph in blue stamp: "KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella At Main (photographers emblem) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [circled and written in blue ink] 8".
Date: 1960 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow, calf, and bull]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow, calf, and bull. The three are in a pasture on the George Ranch. Across the fence in other pasture is a tin roofed building with wooden pen on left; tin roofed building with two wooden pens on right among scattered trees. Trees in distance. Written on the back of the photograph in pencil: "600-23". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-23".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull - side view]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull (side view; bull facing camera) in a pasture on the George Ranch. Wire fence with barbed wire top in background. Wooden barn with tin roof and stock pens in left background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "600-4". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman, 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-4".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch}

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull has an "S" branded on his back and near his left hip. He has "72" branded on his left flank. There is a wire fence (topped with barbed wire) just beyond the bull. A gravel road is on the other side of the fence with another fence just beyond the gravel road. Trees line that fence. Written on back in pencil: "600-9". Stamped in green: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-9"
Date: 1968 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a herd of some white face cattle]

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle (some white face) in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cattle are facing the camera. Fence line, utility poles, and trees in the background. Four gray lines near the white border at bottom right corner of the photo.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Item Type: Photograph