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[Albert Peyton George wearing a military style jacket and short pants]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. In the photograph, George is wearing a military style jacket and short pants. There is a watch chain across his jacket front. A white collar is visible above the top of his jacket. George has a tablet and pencil in his left jacket pocket. George is holding a book under his right arm. His left leg is across his right. He is leaning on a table that is to his left. On the table is a book and a hat. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Written on the back of the portrait in pencil: "Albert Peyton George". Also in black print: "D. H. Swartz, Photographer, Columbus, Texas. Copying and Enlarging a Specialty. Dealer in Frames, Albums, Etc. Duplicates can be had cheap. Order soon." To the left of the photographer information is a drawing of a man sitting under a tree and fishing in a body of water, boats in water, buildings in background.
Date: 1884 - 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[Bud Davis as a boy, sitting with his right leg tucked under his left leg]

Description: Studio photograph of a boy. The boy is identified as Bud Davis as written at bottom of image in blue ink. Davis is sitting in an upholstered chair that has tassels at the bottom and on the armrest. Bud is wearing dark colored short pants, jacket, vest, and white shirt. He has dark stockings with stripes at bottom and ankle boots. Davis is resting his right arm on the chair's armrest and his left hand is on his left thigh. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with pink backing.
Date: 1884 - 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Three young women and two young men]

Description: Photograph of three young women and two young men, possibly members of the Wessendorff family. In this studio portrait, the women are seated and the two men are standing behind them. The women on left and right are holding their hats in their laps while the woman in center (wearing a hat) is holding her purse. The man on left has his hand on the shoulder of the man on right. There is moss in the foreground with interior wall as background. The photograph has an arched crop at the top and it is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Written on back in pencil: "1884".
Date: 1884
Item Type: Photograph

[A 1886 Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of a 1886 Drug Store. The drug store is located in a two story brick building on the corner of a dirt street. The sign "Drug Store" on the northwest corner of the building, has a horse hitched to the support post. The front of the building has two glass box windows on either side of the double door entrance. Eight men are standing on the sidewalk near the front entrance. There is a man sitting in each of the four second story windows on the front side of building. A hitching post is on far left; two white wooden buildings on far right with the top of a two story brick building partially visible over the roof tops of the wooden buildings. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.4 cm. Pencil writing near top left corner of cardboard reads [not fully legible]: 84.50 49.00 $35.50 $35.50 (with x's under the cents).
Date: 1885/1889
Item Type: Photograph

[A cowboy holding the reins of a saddled white horse]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy holding the reins of a saddled white horse. The man is wearing knee high boots with spurs, dark pants, vest, and white shirt. He is holding his hat in his right hand and the reins to his horse in his left hand. The man and horse are standing in front of an unpainted wooden building. There is a vine covered window or door of the building partially obscured from view by the horse. There is a small frameless window on right that a woman wearing scarf and glasses is peering through. Wooden structure on left, tall grass in foreground. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with scalloped edging. The back of the photograph has penciled writing that is not fully legible: "John Poron (?) to T.M." Remaining writing is not legible.
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Eleven people standing outdoors, next to a tent]

Description: Postcard image of eleven people standing outdoors next to a tent as a man sits in a chair and plays the fiddle. The man playing the fiddle, to the left of the photo, is wearing dark pants, white shirt, and black hat. He has a long gray beard and has the fiddle tucked under his chin and right shoulder. The bow is in his right hand. The people may be gypsies who camped out in the woods. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Postcard

[Family of six outside of their home]

Description: Photograph of a family of six posed outside of their home. The man and woman are sitting in wooden chairs with four children (two boys and two girls) standing behind them. They are posed near the northeast corner of a wooden story and a half home. The house has a front porch that extends across the front of the house. The front door is opened. There is a pole building with wooden fence and a tree to the right of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Frances Lee Baker as an infant, reclining on a floral coverlet]

Description: Photograph of an infant reclining on a floral coverlet. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Frances Lee Baker Age six months". In this studio portrait, Francis is wearing a white one piece outfit with lace trim. She has a bracelet on her left wrist and a ring on a finger of her left hand. The photograph has been cropped into an oval and mounted on a dark gray matte. The matte has an embossed line that borders the perimeter of the photograph. Written in gold on the matte: "Hartung MAH [initials intertwined] Brownwood Texas".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Gold velvet dining chair]

Description: Chairs, side, Eastlake. Hall chair with gold-beige velvet upholstery; braid trim; Walnut; capstan round front legs, back legs square plain. American c. 1885 Old Object Term: Chair, Hall Pair
Date: 1885~

[A group of eleven people camped out in a pasture]

Description: Post card image of a group of eleven people camped out in a pasture. The people may be gypsies. Man on far left is seated on a white horse. The man is ponying a dark horse behind the white one. There is a tent beside the man on horseback. Man on far right is pouring water from a bucket. Partial view of a wagon on far right, partial view of a donkey (?)on far left. Trees in background.
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[A group of eleven people outside, dressed in light clothing]

Description: Post card image of a group of eleven people. The group is standing outdoors with the top of a tent visible above and behind the group. The man with long gray beard on far left, who is wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and dark hat, is holding a fiddle across his left arm and a bow in his right hand. The group may be gypsies that have camped out in the woods. Trees in distance. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Jennie Jones (Wessendorff) wearing a white dress and a floral corsage]

Description: Studio portrait of Jennie Jones (Wessendorff). Jennie is the great granddaughter of Henry Jones. In this bust portrait, Jennie is wearing a white dress with puffed sleeves and tulle stand-up collar. She has a chain with a round pendant and ear drop earrings. She has a floral corsage pinned to her left shoulder. Jennie has her dark hair pulled back with a white ribbon. The photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. The cardboard has scallop trim. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "For Brother".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[A man on horseback wearing light colored pants, dark jacket, white shirt, and a hat]

Description: Photograph of a man on horseback. The man, who is wearing light colored pants, dark jacket, white shirt, and felt cowboy hat, is seated on a dark horse. The man's face and the background are not distinguishable because of extensive fading. The photograph is cropped into a circle with a white rectangular border. There is a thick trim with gold edge around perimeter of the white rectangle. The photo is mounted on a cardboard substrate with backing that has a floral vining pattern. In a rectangle at center of pattern text reads: "[drawing in circle of a man's arms holding a camera] Manufacturers of The Kodak Camera Eastman Kodak Co. 115 Oxford St. London Rochester N.Y."
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of five people on horseback in a pasture]

Description: Photograph of five people on horseback in a pasture. The photograph is cropped into a circle with white border around image. The photo is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gold trim. The back of the photograph has floral vine pattern in brown.
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard image of a boy dressed in a baseball uniform]

Description: Postcard image of a boy dressed in a baseball uniform. The appears to be standing in the middle of a dirt street. The boy is wearing laced shoes, dark stockings, thick padded pants, shirt with "B" or "8" (?) stitched on left side, and a cap. He has a baseball glove on his left hand. He has his legs spread wide and his hands open as if he were ready to catch a ball. There are buildings on the left side of the street with a man standing on far left. Trees in left and right background. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".
Date: 1885 - 1920
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of a man on horseback]

Description: Postcard image of a man on horseback. The man, who is wearing cowboy boots, dark pants, white shirt, and hat, is seated on a dark horse. There is a rope coiled near the saddle horn of the saddle. The man's face is not distinguishable because of the darkness of the print. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".
Date: 1885 - 1920
Item Type: Postcard

[Studio portrait of two young men in dark suits]

Description: Photograph enclosed behind Funeral Notice of R. J. Calder. In this studio portrait, two young men are present. The one on the left is sitting in a chair with fabric draped over it. His left leg is crossed over his left with his left hand resting on his thigh and his right arm resting on the top of the chair. He is wearing a dark three piece suit, large dark print tie and a white collared shirt. His dark hair is parted on the left side. The next gentleman is standing to the right of the seated man. His right arm is touching the back of the seated man while his left hand is placed behind his back. He is wearing a dark three piece suit with the first button of the long coat buttoned. A watch fob can be seen on his vest. He is also wearing a white collared shirt and a dark tie. His hair is parted on the left side. At bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "Rose GALVESTON" Attached to a cardboard substrate.
Date: January 1, 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men standing on a street sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of three men standing on a street sidewalk. Man on far right who has his hands folded across his chest, is wearing dark pants, white shirt, and hat. Man in center is wearing a dark three piece suit with tie and dark hat. The man on far right (in foreground) is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, tie, and hat. There is an advertisement painted on the brick wall of the building on left that is only partially visible but possibly reads: "Darst Paints Oils Varnishes and Glass". There is a post on the left side of the man in white shirt, and businesses on the other side of the dirt street.
Date: 1885 - 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Three women, four children, and a dog on a porch]

Description: Photograph of three women, three children, an African-American boy, and a dog on a porch. The woman on far left, who is leaning on the balustrade, is wearing a light colored dress with dark trim and dark hat. Woman in center, who is dressed in a dark dress with white bib inset, is seated on a wooden bench. Woman on far right is wearing a plaid blouse with dark skirt. Child in center is standing, while the two other children are seated on the steps near an African-American boy dressed in a dark suit. He has his hands on the head of the large dog. The photo is mounted on a tan textured cardboard substrate. Written on back in ink "I". Text on back in brown reads: "Potash, Victoria, Texas".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Two horses pulling a wagon load of hay]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to two horses pulling a wagon load of hay. The man is standing on the left side of the photograph with his hand on a gate. The wooden wagon is filled with hay and there is a person sitting atop the hay. There is a house in right background. Stamped on back in purple: "210 This Is A Genuine FoxTone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas."
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[A young boy standing outside of a two story stucco building]

Description: Photograph of a young African-American boy standing outside of a two story stucco building. The boy is wearing short pants, white shirt, jacket, and hat. The stucco building is shaped in a partial square forming a courtyard in the center. There are several wooden and metal structures within the courtyard. There is a picket fence around a small tree just beyond the boy. Partial view of the back of an automobile on far right with tree branches seen above the car. Written in pencil on back of photo: "4710".
Date: 1885 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Announcement of funeral for R.J. Calder]

Description: Announcement of funeral for R .J. Calder. It reads: "Funeral Notice. The friends and acquaintances of R. J. Calder, Are respecfully (sic) invited to attend his funeral from his residence, to=morrow Aug. 29th, at Nine o'clock, a.m. Interment at the Cemetery Richmond, August 28th, 1885."
Date: August 28, 1885
Item Type: Text

[Albert Peyton George wearing a three piece plaid suit and holding a hat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George, who is wearing a three piece plaid (thin) suit (top button is buttoned). He is holding his hat in his left hand. His right hand is in an urn that is resting on top of a pillar to George's right. There are vines in front of and draped over the pillar. George has his right leg over his left leg. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. In black print at bottom of cardboard: "Rose & Schmedling, Galveston."
Date: 1886 - 1888
Item Type: Photograph

[Child sitting on an upholstered chair, wearing a white long sleeved gown]

Description: Photograph of a child sitting on an upholstered chair. The child is wearing a white long sleeved gown with no shoes. The toddler has left hand on the arm rest of the chair. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with gold trim around edge. Stamped on back in blue: "Louisville Art Gallery J. D. McDaniel Photographer 1205 Elm Street Two blocks West of Union Depot Dallas Texas".
Date: 1886 - 1889
Item Type: Photograph