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[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

[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

[Eight people in front of a stucco building]

Description: Outdoor photograph of eight people. There is a man and woman seated on the ground with four women and two men standing behind them. The group is posed in front of a stucco building. There are two potted plants hanging on the exterior wall of the building on left; porch area on right with a bare shrub in front of porch rail on right.
Date: 1935 - 1950
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. 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

["JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The free standing cement monument is tall and pointed with an image of a bird at top. The monument has a white iron fence surrounding it. Large Trees to right and left of monument. Two story white stucco building on right, railroad on left with buildings in distance.
Date: 1935 - 1940
Item Type: Postcard

[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 four young men dressed in their Richmond High School Band uniforms]

Description: Photograph of four young men dressed in their Richmond High School Band uniforms. The uniforms consist of white shoes, white slacks, darker colored jackets with white trim, white belts, and hats. The four boys are standing on cement steps that lead to a screened porch of a white wooden house. Oleander bushes and other shrubs to the left and right of the brick ledges of the cement steps. The photo has a white border. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Andrew Briscoe son twins From L Top Mason Andrew Frank Bill". Image dimensions are: 8.1 cm x 5.1 cm.
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones in a tan cardboard folder]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones in a tan cardboard folder (not removable). Mary, who has her short dark hair brushed away from her face and parted on the left side, is wearing a dark colored dress with wide collar. A plaid ribbon is tied at center of the collar. The studio portrait ends just below the shoulders. The photograph is taped on back into a paper frame with thin black line border surrounding the opening. "Shanklin Houston" is printed on the image itself (bottom left corner). The image visible measures: 7.6 cm x 11 cm.
Date: 1935 - 1940
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 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 the George Ranch house yard focusing on the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard focusing on the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824 and the Georges later added a tree house for Mary Jones, daughter of Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. The tree trunk with spiral staircase is to the right of the photograph. White building on left, row of cedar trees in center with white wooden fence behind them. White buildings in right background. The photograph has a white spot near center bottom.
Date: 1935 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with focus on the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with focus on the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. There are six chairs carved from tree trunks in the foreground; wooden picnic table on right. A swing can be seen hanging from the tree on the right (visible against the white of the small wooden building on the right). Storage tank and utility pole next to small building on right. Wooden fence and wire fence separate yard from barns and outbuildings in background. "1" printed in a circle in the bottom left corner. Stamped on back of photo: "Hank Tenny & Associates photography publicity 3615 S MacGregor Houston".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with the Nancy Jones oak tree in the center. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. There are six chairs carved from tree stumps near front and right of tree. Two wooden picnic tables on right. Partial view of a white structure on left with white wooden buildings in background. Long white building on far right background just beyond wire fence. Stamped in black on back: "Hank Tenny & Associates photography publicity 3615 S MacGregor Houston". Written in red pencil on back: " 2 col A. P. George 50.5 [circled] 144".
Date: 1935 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch yard focusing on the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. The young woman standing beneath the tree is possibly Mary Jones, daughter of Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. Mary appears to be playing with the black dog in front of her. Shrubs in right foreground. White building in left background; white wooden fence in center, pump (tool) house in right. Roof top of barn 1 seen in right background. Written on back of photo in pencil: "F11 30 1 DOW".
Date: 1935 - 1940
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch yard with the Nancy Jones oak tree limbs providing shade for the large area. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. The young woman in the swing (attached to the oak tree limb) is probably Mary Ann Myers. The woman sitting (back to camera) on the bench of a wooden picnic table is possibly Marie Murphy. There are two other wooden picnic tables just beyond a stone walkway that seems to lead from the tree trunk and off to the left side of the photograph. A large shrub on the left side of photo partially obscures the view of buildings. White wooden building in center background. White wooden fence in front of Barn 1. Wire fence behind the pump house on right. Photograph has white strip (border) on top and bottom only. Same image as 2000.038.006.
Date: 1935 - 1940
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 Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones and is in the George Ranch house yard (seen at bottom of photograph). A utility pole with multiple lines extending left, right, and center, of photo is in the center, right of photograph. The yard below has partial view of people in bottom right corner, chairs formed from tree trunks also near right, picnic tables to left and white building on far left. Written on back of photograph in black: "negative # 369A". Stamped on back in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas".
Date: 1935 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. The huge limbs of the over one hundred year old tree are laden with snow. Wooden bench in foreground has a snow topped seat. Another long, wooden bench just to the rear right of the one in foreground is also snow covered. Picnic table on far left is partially obscured by the branches of a shrub. Wooden fence in left background with barn roof tops visible just beyond it. Pump house (partially seen on either side of the tree trunk) with storage tank near center. Wire fence with smaller oak trees to right. Long white building extends from center background to right background.
Date: 1935 - 1945
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

[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