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[Mary Jones Prowell and Virginia Davis Scarborough fishing on a dock]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones Prowell & Virginia Davis Scarborough perch fishin in tank at George Ranch, spring, 1943. Tank could be reached by road through pasture - south of house; sometimes by car, or sometimes on horses." Virginia Davis Scarborough is sitting on the right rail of the dock. Mary Jones Prowell is standing further back facing right. Her hat is hanging behind her head.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee of the George School]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee of the George School. Mr. Linke is wearing a dark suit jacket, striped white shirt, dark tie, and light colored cowboy hat. Written at bottom of photo in black: "Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee".
Date: 1936 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team. The boys are lined up according to their height with tallest on left and shortest on the right. Three baseball bats form a triangle near the center foreground. White wooden exterior wall of a building in background (probably the George School building). Written on back of photo in pencil: "George School Ball Team (1) Edwin Kopycinski, (2) Milton __, (3) Leon Kachinski (4) John Kopycinski, (5) Eric Kopycinski, (6) Frank Jodarski, (7) James Cobb, (8) Steve Cobb & (9) Stenbrig Cobb."
Date: 1936 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of four young men standing on the front porch of a house]

Description: Photograph of four young men standing on the front porch of a house. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Location ? (Tenant farm house on the George Ranch) L to R Eddie Golnick, Herbert Eben, Nelson Linke, Eddie Eben". Three of the men are standing arm in arm to the left of the porch and the third man is standing to the right with his left hand leaning on a column of the porch. There are two dark colored bottles to the left of the screened front door of the white wooden house. Cement steps to porch in right center foreground.
Date: 1936 - 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones. Same image as 2000.077.014. Writing on the back of that photo describes it as: "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: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones holding the turkey]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones holding the turkey that she bagged in a hunt. There is a deer strapped to the right fender of an automobile (partial view). Mary is wearing denim pants, blouse with dark colored sweater. She is looking downward at the turkey. Trees in the background. Black pattern borders the image with "ELKO" printed in all four corners of pattern. Stamped on back of photograph in black. "1 223".
Date: 1936 - 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Jones sitting on the front bumper of an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones sitting on the front bumper of an automobile. A deer from a hunt is strapped to the right fender of the car. Mary is holding a turkey that she bagged. The front and rear (of driver side) doors are opened on the car. Trees in the background. The photograph has a black print border surrounding the image. "ELKO" is printed in black within the border at each corner. Stamped in black on back: "1 223".
Date: 1936 - 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of nine first grade students sitting/standing on the steps of the George School]

Description: Photograph of nine first grade students sitting/standing on the steps of the George School, the white wooden building in background. The children are wearing caps, maybe for a play. The student standing [alone] in the top row of the group is identified as George Jodarski. He is holding something in his hands (possibly a cap?). George is 5 or 6 years old in this photograph, probably taken in 1937. The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
Date: 1936 - 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Richmond High School Band]

Description: Photograph of the Richmond High School Band. The band is standing outdoors and has utilized bleachers to pose for the picture. The band members are each dressed in dark jackets, white belts, white pants, and caps. The band director in front row on far right is wearing white jacket and white pants. Mary Jones, the drum major, is standing in the front row, far left, and is wearing white pants, white blouse, a dark cape, and tall white fuzzy hat. She is holding a baton in her hands. Trees in background. Written in white near bottom right corner: "Hamilton Wharton".
Date: 1936 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Richmond High School Band of 1936-1937]

Description: Photograph of the Richmond High School Band of 1936-1937. The group of 29 band members, each dressed in dark jackets, white pants, and caps; is standing on the front steps of the Richmond High School building. The band director on left is dressed in white jacket and white pants. A row of seven drums line the front of the band group. Written in black ink in the center drum under Richmond High School Band: "1936 - 1937". Back of photo written in black in identifies the members as: "Top Row Left to Right: Reginia Moses, Mary Jones, Emmet Shannon, Andrew Briscoe, Frank Petter, Robert Jr. Davis, Billie Schultze. Next Row: Tommie Lee Skinner, David Dailey, Arnold Kaluza, Earnest Ossina, Cecil Drachenburg, Mason Briscoe. Next Row: Cliffton Addicks, R. V. Drake, Dorothy Henry, Kelley Peareson, John T. Addicks, Virginia Lou Brundrett, Wanelle Massie, Bobbie Stepehenson. Bottom Row: Annella Nichols, Billie Briscoe, Frank Briscoe, Manny Joseph, Bobby Burton, John Abendroth, Mac Copeland, Winston Marsh, Ray Hogue. May 23, 1937".
Date: 1936 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph