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[Nine men and a little girl gathered around an automobile]

Description: Postcard image of nine men and a little girl on and around an automobile. The little girl is standing on the left fender of the automobile. Thomas Walter Davis is standing in the center of the photograph just beyond the image of the steering wheel. He is wearing a white shirt and a light colored square crowned felt hat. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand (visible below steering column of vehicle). To the right of the photograph is a sign reading: "J. T. DYER". On back of postcard is the Post Card mail information.
Date: 1915 - 1922

[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach]

Description: Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON BEACH, Under MURDOCK'S BATH HOUSE L. TOBLER, PHOTOGRAPHER" and in ink " Mrs. Zillah Myers 603 Olive St, Texarkana, Tx-Ark. The postcard is postmarked in Booth, Texas with a date of August 25 (?) 1906.
Date: August 25, 1906

[Postcard image of a horse standing near a wooden fence]

Description: Postcard image of a horse standing near a wooden fence. The horse is probably owned by Albert Peyton George. Oak tree on the other side of wooden fence (just beyond the horse). Trees in background. Back of postcard in black print: "PostCard This side for the Address Place Postage CSKO (?) Stamp Here".
Date: unknown

[Postcard image of four cowboys on horseback watching over a herd of cattle]

Description: Postcard image of four cowboys on horseback watching over a herd of cattle. Blank (black) strip across top and bottom of postcard front. Black spots on left and top. Back of postcard has black print standard postcard information: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage CSKO (?) Stamp Here".
Date: 1940 - 1950

[Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907"]

Description: Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907" as written at bottom of image. Three men are standing in the rice field with rice stalks reaching shoulder level. There is a man on the threshing machine and another man riding one of two horses that is pulling the machine. Text also written on image: "B3425" (bottom right corner).
Date: September 20, 1907

[Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907"]

Description: Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907" as written at bottom of image. Three men are standing in the rice field with rice stalks reaching shoulder level. There is a man on the threshing machine and another man riding one of two horses that is pulling the machine. Text also written on image: "B3425" (bottom right corner). Written on back in blue ink: "Rel: August Myer" and "3 [encircled]".
Date: September 20, 1907

[Postcard image of Mary Jones]

Description: Postcard image of Mary Jones probably taken at Murdoch's Bath House in Galveston, Texas. Mary is posed on a large section of driftwood. She is wearing a striped sleeveless, scooped neckline shirt with shorts. Mary has her right leg crossed over her left and has her right hand on her knee. Her left hand is resting on the driftwood. Surf scene backdrop in background. Written in black ink near top center of photo .001: "Sept. 3 - 1926". Written on back in black type: Post Card Correspondence Address Stamp Here".
Date: September 3, 1926

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the south side of the story and a half white wooden house. The house has dark trim on shutters and, trim boards, and porch posts. There is a bay window to the left of the south porch. White picket fence encloses the yard and a wire fence surrounds a portion of the picket fence. The gate to the wire fence is opened. Three small trees are near the wire fence line. Large oak tree partially visible in left foreground with a trap or pen (door pulled up and open) to the right of the tree. A small wooden building can be seen in the left background. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the south side of the story and a half white wooden house. The house has dark trim on shutters and, trim boards, and porch posts. There is a bay window to the left of the south porch. White picket fence encloses the yard and a wire fence surrounds a portion of the picket fence. The gate to the wire fence is opened. Three small trees are near the wire fence line. Large oak tree partially visible in left foreground with a trap or pen (door pulled up and open) to the right of the tree. A small wooden building can be seen in the left background. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The George Ranch House was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect, according to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual". The house has dark trim on window shutters and ornate posts of porch. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. There are three geese near center right of photograph in a pen. Wire fence (barb wire top) in foreground. Trees in right background with the top of a small wooden building visible on far right. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Velox (four times around the following) Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of a man on horseback and a child on a pony]

Description: Postcard image of a man on horseback and a child on a pony. The man may be Henry Jones and the child is possibly his daughter Mary Jones. There is a black and white dog to the right of the horses and riders. A bicycle is partially visible just behind Henry Jones' horse. Shadows of two people (one with hands on hips) in foreground; leaning utility pole on left; fences and utility poles in background. Text on back: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Solio (printed 4 times around following words) Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of a woman on horseback]

Description: Postcard image of a woman on horseback in the George Ranch House yard. The woman sitting side saddle on a white horse may be Rhydonia Jones who was married to Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. Rhydonia is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. She is in the shade of the cistern house located on the left side of the photograph. The Nancy Jones oak tree in the center background, which, according to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824, shades a lounging dog (front) and a turkey (right). Two small wooden structures also sit beneath the shade tree (possibly animal pens) on the left and right sides of the tree trunk. Smaller trees are to the right of the photo. A white wooden pen can partially be seen in the background between the white horse and the cistern. Wooden fence in background with trees in the distance. Text on back of photo reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: unknown

[Postcard image of a woman riding a white horse]

Description: Postcard image of a woman riding a white horse in the George Ranch House yard. The woman, who is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt, is probably Rhydonia Jones. Rhydonia was married to Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. There is a small puppy behind the horse in the shade of the cistern house to the left of the photograph. The Nancy Jones oak tree is in the center right background. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Smaller trees are to the right. There are two small wooden structures to the left and right of the oak tree trunk. A white wooden pen is partially visible in the background between the white horse and the cistern house. Wooden fence in background with trees in distance. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of a woman leading a horse on the George Ranch]

Description: Postcard image of a woman leading a horse on the George Ranch. The woman is possibly Rhydonia Jones who was married to Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. Rhydonia is wearing a white blouse with a dark skirt. A white picket fence with gate near left center is in the foreground. One small tree on left side of gate; three trees on right side of gate with more along fence line on left side of photo. George Ranch pasture in background. Text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of three people on horseback in front of a house]

Description: Postcard image of three people on horseback in front of a house. The photograph is titled "Hughs going hunting" in black ink at bottom. The young man on left is riding a white horse, followed by a child on a small dark horse, and a man on a dark horse on right. There are five black and white dogs on the right of photo (two in front of man on horse and three near white picket fence). On the other side of the horses is a hitching post. In the background there is a white picket fence in front of a white house partially obscured by the tree in the front yard. There is a tree on the right side of the photo.
Date: unknown

[Postcard image of the first George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the first George Ranch House. The photograph shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The house was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with the design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect. The white house has dark trim around windows, trim boards, and porch posts. The porch, located on portions of the south and east sides of the house, has ornate trim work at top with white balustrade and dark painted rail. Bay windows on northeast and southwest corners have different roof lines. White picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. Small oak tree in foreground. Larger oak tree in left background. On lower, right hand corner hand-written: "1st House"
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the first George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the first George Ranch House. The photograph shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The house was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with the design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect. The white house has dark trim around windows, trim boards, and porch posts. The porch, located on portions of the south and east sides of the house, has ornate trim work at top with white balustrade and dark painted rail. Bay windows on northeast and southwest corners have different roof lines. White picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. Small oak tree in foreground. Larger oak tree in left background. Text on back of postcard: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Ten men in uniform, mounted on dark horses]

Description: Postcard of ten men in uniform mounted on dark horses. There are fifteen horses in the picture; eight harnessed to two separate buggies. Two men on horses are in the foreground of the other eight, who are lined up in a row. There are two trees in the far left of the postcard. There is a white "East National Bank" building in the background and a smaller building in the far right center of the picture. On the back of the postcard: "10/15/17 (at top) Oct 16 2 PM (post office stamp) 1 cent stamp" Addressed to "Mr and Mrs APGeorge Richmond, Texas" Other writing is on back, but illegible due to the back of the postcard's attachment to the back of another postcard.
Date: October 15, 1917

[Wily Jones standing on a wooden porch]

Description: Postcard of Wily Jones standing on the wooden porch of a building with shutters on his left side. Wiley Jones has white hair, long white beard and is wearing a light colored shirt, dark sweater (buttoned halfway down), dark, cuffed trousers and boots. He is holding a dark hat in his left hand. His right hand is closed by his right side. He is looking off to his left.
Date: unknown

[Man sitting on a horse, wearing a dark suit and a hat]

Description: Postcard sent to A.P. George. Gentleman sitting on a saddled horse, wearing a dark suit, white shirt, dark tie and dark hat. Most likely T. W. "Bud" Davis in front of the Davis family cook's house. The house has visible shutters on windows, an open door on the right side, a rocking chair on center, right of porch and is held up by brick supports. "Crazy, Mineral Wells, Texas" box on front porch by open door. Water pump in front of house, to the left of "Bud". Under photograph handwritten: "Best cow Pony in Texas".
Date: unknown

[A street lined with Dogwood trees]

Description: Postcard image of Dogwood trees. The trees line a street near the center of the postcard. Tall pine tree also on right. Black text on back reads: "Dogwoods in DeKalb County This beautiful flowering tree grows wild and in profusion all over the County. Many of the County's beautiful homes have them growing naturally on their lots. Those on the streets were transplanted from neighboring woodlawn. Each year thousands are added along the roads and streets creating a fairyland panorama each Sprint, All the dogwoods are of the cornus family of which "Cornus family" is the type most commonly seen. The beautiful flowers are in the shape of a cross with one dark brown spot in the edge of each petal, which according to the legend represents the crucification. Enchanting DogWood Eternal Granite DeKalb County Chamber Of Agriculture and Commerce Decatur, Georgia Jumbo Post Card 3 [cent] Stamp U. S. A. Postage Photo By Edgar Orr, Atlanta, Ga. Jumbo Post Card Co. San Antonio, Texas". Written in black ink: "street near my half brothers home (Hal Lindsay) Mid-Pines - 1187 Ridgewood Dr. N. E. Atlanta Ga. Garden Clubs of this city planted many thousands of Dogwood trees in 1935, all streets are in the Residential parts of the city have Dogwood trees - they are in full bloom in April W. A. Hughes".
Date: unknown

[The "Mission San Jose" in San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Mission San Jose in San Antonio, Texas. The mission is a stone structure with a bell tower on the north west corner of the building. The north entrance of the mission has ornate three dimensional figures on the side and top of doorway. Small wooden structure on west side of building. White picket fence on north side. Wooden fence on southwest side. Written at bottom of postcard: "Jacobson Photo. 7(?) Mission San Jose`. 2nd Mission. 2 E. Houston Str San Antonio." The image is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. Black text on back of the postcard is titled: "Picturesque San Antonio. Published by M. E. Jacobson No. 2 E. Houston, St., San Antonio, Texas." The text continues to discuss the missions of San Antonio including the most important "The Alamo".
Date: unknown

["Fort Bend County Court House, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Fort Bend County Court House, Richmond, Texas" as written in black on bottom left corner of postcard. Written in blue ink at bottom center: "1939". The dome shaped three story building (with basement, four) has four huge round columns at front entrance. Trees in front and on sides of Court House. Street and curb in foreground.
Date: 1939

[Deaf Smith Monument in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Deaf Smith Monument in Richmond, Texas. The free standing monument has a bust image of Smith at top with the following information etched in the stone: "Erastus (Deaf) Smith Born in Washington Dutchess County, New York April 19, 1797 Died in Richmond Fort Bend County, Texas Nov 30, 1837 He Married Guadalupe Ruiz De Duran Who Died In San Antonio May ? 1849. Erected by the State of Texas". Small shrubs in front of monument. Tree and a white wooden building in background. The postcard has a silver border around outer perimeter.
Date: unknown