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[Group of men by two automobiles with deer bodies strapped to them]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting/standing near two automobiles. An African-American man is seated on a box of "Grand Prize Lager Beer". Deer killed in a hunt are strapped to the hoods of the two cars. Albert Peyton George is seated on the far left. Two wooden buildings in background. Edge of a brick building on far left.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of men by two automobiles with deer bodies strapped to them]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting /standing near two automobiles. The automobiles have deer that the men killed in a hunt tied to the hoods of the cars. An African-American man is seated on a box of " Grand Prize Lager Beer" in the front center of the two cars. Each man is holding a bottle of Grand Prize beer. The man on far left is Albert Peyton George. Brick building to left. Other buildings in background.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert P. George and two men with a fox that was killed during a hunt]

Description: Photograph of three men with a fox that was killed during a hunt. Albert Peyton George is seated at the wheel of an automobile. There is a man standing near front wheel of car who has his hand on the windshield and his gun leaning against his bent left knee. Another man is seated on the running board near the rear tire of the car. This man has his gun resting between his hands and near his left shoulder. The fox is stretched across the running board of the car. Written in ink on back of photograph: "Albert George At Wheel".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Three women standing near the exterior of the Camp George cabin]

Description: Photograph taken at Camp George. Three women standing near exterior of the Camp George cabin. Woman in foreground is wearing a skirt, white blouse, and hat. She is holding long stemmed flowers in her arms. Two women in the background are wearing skirts, blouses, and bonnets. There is partial view of a man standing in the open doorway of the cabin. There is paper on the grounds. A moss draped tree in center background.
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile. The automobile is bearing the results of a hunt - two turkeys and a deer. Pasture and trees in background. The photograph has black pattern around the perimeter of the picture with the word "ELKO" printed in all four corners. On the back of the photograph stamped in black: "1 223".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (far right) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. On back of photograph in pencil: Far Right - Albert George". A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Three women standing near the exterior of the Camp George cabin]

Description: Photograph taken at Camp George. Three women standing near exterior of the Camp George cabin. Woman in foreground is wearing a skirt, white blouse, and hat. She is holding long stemmed flowers in her arms. Two women in the background are wearing skirts, blouses, and bonnets. There is partial view of a man standing in the open doorway of the cabin. There is paper on the grounds. A moss draped tree in center background.
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (fourth from left) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Santa Gertrudis bull]

Description: Photograph of Santa Gertrudis bull. Partial view of a man holding bull's halter to far right. The bull is in a pasture on the George Ranch. Trees in background. Back of photograph stamped in black: "237".
Date: 1937 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of milo harvesting on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of milo harvesting on the George Ranch. The man is driving Mr. George's John Deere tractor. The milo is being augured into a grain truck. A man in the back of the grain truck uses a scoop to level the grain. Uncut field on left of photo. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas" .
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bulldozer with a chain and long post attached to it]

Description: Photograph of a bulldozer with a chain and long post attached to it. The post appears to be scraping the contents of the truck out and onto the ground. There are three men standing to the right of the photograph. Fence posts in foreground. Water hose in foreground (extends to near center right of photo) is attached to a pump on far right. The group is probably making silage. Trees in background. Photograph was taken on the George Ranch. Back of photo stamped in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas 1373".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a bulldozer with a chain and long post attached to it]

Description: Photograph of a bulldozer with a chain and long post attached to it. The post appears to be scraping the contents of the truck out and onto the ground. There is a man standing on the cab of the truck. Four men standing on the right of photo; one of the men is spreading the material with a rake. Fence posts in foreground. Water hose in foreground (extends to near center right of photo) is attached to a pump on far right. The men are probably producing silage. Trees in background. Photograph was taken on the George Ranch. Back of photo stamped in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas 1373".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Caterpillar bulldozer and truck at work]

Description: Photograph of a Caterpillar bulldozer with chain attached to a post being used to scrape material out of the back of a grain truck. There is a man walking toward the bulldozer. The photograph was taken on the George Ranch where the men are probably making silage. Trees in background. Stamped on back in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the harvesting of sorghum on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the harvesting of sorghum on the George Ranch. The man driving Mr. George's John Deere tractor is pulling the harvest equipment. A truck next to the equipment is being filled with milo by the auger. A man is standing inside the back of the truck with a scoop used to level the milo as it is augured in. The truck door has "Martinez Brothers" and an image of a monkey (?) painted on the door. Stubble from stalks in foreground. Uncut grain stalks in background. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas 1378".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the back of a bulldozer at work spreading material in a trench]

Description: Photograph of the back of a bulldozer at work spreading material in a trench. There is a man standing in front of the bulldozer. Four men are standing in a circle to the left of the photo. A fifth man is leaving the trench area with a rake in his hands. The men are probably making silage. There is a fence line to left and right. Trucks and an automobile in background. Windmill in center background. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the Grand Champion short horn steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the Grand Champion (rosette pinned on halter) short horn steer. George is standing in front of a covered stall area. Sign behind George can partially be read as: "Short Horn Cattle [?] Owned and Raised by A. P. George". A young African-American boy wearing overalls is standing on the right of the sign. There is a man seated on a bale of hay on far right. Written on back of photograph in pencil "1937 Prairie King - calved Dec 27th 1936- Sold to Cotton Russel for $1000.00 - 1939" also in pencil "Oct 9th 1937".
Date: October 9, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Studio bust portrait of Mary Jones]

Description: Studio bust portrait of Mary Jones. Mary, who has short wavy hair, is wearing a knit sweater (button seen at top). The photograph has been cropped into a square frame with gray trim. Text in bottom right corner of cardboard matte: "gittings". Image dimensions are: 18.7 cm x 18.7 cm. Written in pencil: "Separated From Frame 2".
Date: 1935 - 1938
Item Type: Photograph