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[Antilla Taylor wearing a scarf]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American woman. She is identified as Antilla Taylor, the George's cook. In this photograph that ends just below the shoulders, Taylor is wearing a dark jacket over a dark button up blouse. She has a print scarf tied loosely around her neck. She is wearing gold loop earrings and has two barrettes in her hair. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Antilla Taylor".
Date: 1993 - 1995

[Josephine Thomas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. She is wearing a dress with a rounded neckline that has covered buttons down the front. She has a floral pin on her left shoulder and earrings in her ears. Thomas is wearing dark rimmed eye glasses. The photograph ends just below the shoulders. There is an interior glass and brass ceiling light fixture on far left of photograph. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Josephine Thomas".
Date: 1993 - 1995

[Josephine Thomas]

Description: Color outdoor photograph (copy) of an older African-American woman. She is identified as Josephine Thomas, the George's maid. Thomas is wearing a light colored dress with rounded collar and buttons down the front. She has a red sweater over her dress and is wearing a matching scarf on her head. Thomas is wearing eyeglasses. There are shrubs in the background with partial view of a white wooden building on the right. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Josephine Thomas". The original photograph was in poor condition (peeled and torn).
Date: 1993 - 1995

[Lillie Newton wearing a white dress]

Description: Color photograph of an older African-American woman. The woman is identified as Lillie Newton. Newton, who wears eyeglasses, is standing to the right of a white linen topped table with a pot plant on left and gift packages scattered across the top. Newton is wearing a white dress with keyhole neckline and matching jacket with embroidered trim. She has a light blue floral corsage pinned to her left shoulder. There is a banner with blue trim in center background; blue and white painted wall on right; windows with shades (partially pulled down) on left. Lettering on the table cover can only partially be seen to read: "Mrs. Cur?" Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Lillie Newton".
Date: 1993 - 1995

[A woman elegantly dressed in a silver tulle and lace over satin dress]

Description: Full length color photograph of an African-American woman. The woman, who is seated on an upholstered sofa with wooden trim, is elegantly dressed in a silver tulle and lace over satin dress. She has a fur wrap over her shoulders. She has silver and diamond earrings in her ears with matching necklace. She is wearing silver high heeled sandals and she is holding a silver purse in her left hand. There is a wooden table with glass containers and flowers on top in the bottom left corner of photo; bookcase with floral arrangements on top in right background, door in left background.
Date: 1993 - 1995

[Madeline and Louis Muegge in 1981]

Description: Studio portrait of Madeline and Louis Muegge taken in 1981. Mrs. Muegge, who has short dark hair and wears eyeglasses, is wearing a light colored jacket, and high necked blouse. Mr. Muegge, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a light colored jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. The photograph ends just below the waist. Written on front of photograph in white area just below the image: "Madeline and Louis Muegge 1981".
Date: 1981

[Rodeo cowboy Willie Gomez participating in bronco riding]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American rodeo cowboy participating in bronco riding. The cowboy is identified as Willie Gomez. Gomez is wearing black cowboy boots with spurs, light colored pants, black belt, white long sleeved shirt, and white hat. Spectators in stands on the other side of wooden partition in background. Sign on back wall reads: "Restrooms" and has an arrow. The photograph was autographed in the bottom right corner: "Willie Gomez 78' ".
Date: 1978

[Rodeo cowboy participating in the bull riding event]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American rodeo cowboy. The cowboy is participating in bull riding. He is wearing boots, dark colored chaps with white fringe trim, light colored shirt (number pinned on left shoulder) and a straw cowboy hat. He has his left arm extended in the traditional bull riding manner. There are several cowboys standing/sitting on the wooden partitions in the background. Advertisement signs are visible above the top of the pens - one near center reads: "St. Pes Saddlery Pasadena" and the one on left "Swifts Plastic..".
Date: 1975 - 1980

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull taken in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis bull taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Barb wire fence directly beyond the haltered bull. Barns and buildings in left and right background. Automobile and storage tank in center left background. Trees in left background. Back of photograph written in blue ink: "George Ranch Sold at Mid Coast Sale Feb. 27, 1971 - $1425 to Dick Vesfar [?]".
Date: February 27, 1971

[Black and white negative of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Morgan]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan. Mrs. Morgan, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a short sleeved dress with a floral corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing earrings, in her ears and a bracelet on her left wrist. Mr. Morgan, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a suit and tie. He has a carnation on his left lapel. He is wearing a watch on his left wrist and a ring on the index finger of his left hand. The couple is facing the camera; bodies turned to the right. Printed at top of negative "Kodak Safety Film". There is a number "4" written in the top right corner of the negative.
Date: 1971

[Black and white negative of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Morgan]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan. Mrs. Morgan, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a short sleeved dress with a floral corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing earrings, in her ears and a bracelet on her left wrist. Mr. Morgan, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a suit and tie. He has a carnation on his left lapel. He is wearing a watch on his left wrist and a ring on the index finger of his left hand. The couple is facing the camera; bodies turned to the right. Printed on right edge of negative "Kodak Safety Film". There is a number "5" written in the top right corner of the negative.
Date: 1971

[Black and white negative of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Morgan]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan. Mrs. Morgan, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a short sleeved dress with a floral corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing earrings, in her ears and a bracelet on her left wrist. Mr. Morgan, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a suit and tie. He has a carnation on his left lapel. He is wearing a watch on his left wrist and a ring on the index finger of his left hand. The couple is facing the camera; bodies turned to the right. Printed at top of negative "Kodak Safety Film 459". There is a number "3" written in the top right corner of the negative.
Date: 1971

[Black and white negative of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Morgan]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan. Mrs. Morgan, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a short sleeved dress with a floral corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing earrings, in her ears and a bracelet on her left wrist. Mr. Morgan, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a suit and tie. He has a carnation on his left lapel. He is wearing a watch on his left wrist and a ring on the index finger of his left hand. The couple is facing the camera; bodies turned to the right. "Kodak Safety Film" is printed on the left top and bottom edge of the negative. "1" is written in the top right corner of the negative.
Date: 1971

[Black and white negative of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Morgan]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan. Mrs. Morgan, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a short sleeved dress with a floral corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing earrings, in her ears and a bracelet on her left wrist. Mr. Morgan, who also wears eyeglasses, is wearing a suit and tie. He has a carnation on his left lapel. He is wearing a watch on his left wrist and a ring on the index finger of his left hand. The couple is facing the camera; bodies turned to the right. Printed on the left side of the negative "Kodak Safety Film". There is a number "6" written in the top right corner of the negative.
Date: 1971

[Negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan Sr. with children]

Description: Black and white negative of Mr. And Mrs. Fletcher Morgan (seated), Sr. with three children standing behind them. There is a little girl sitting on Mrs. Fletcher's lap. "Kodak Safety Film" is printed on the right edge of the negative. Written in top right corner "12".
Date: 1971

[Photograph centered on a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Description: Photograph centered on a Santa Gertrudis bull with "44" branded on right flank and an "S" brand on his right upper hip. The photograph was taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Three other Santa Gertrudis cows beside the bull. Fence line in background. Written in pencil on back of photo: "600-7 6 5/16" x 3 1/2 " george Ranch SGJ 99R .10 1.65" Stamped in black on back "25". Stamped in green on back: The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600 - 7".
Date: 1971

[Photograph of a bull with a "0" branded on his back left leg]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a pasture on the George Ranch. The bull has a "100" branded on his left back hip and a "O" on his back left leg. The photograph of the herd sire bull "Husky George 100" is referred to in the letter 2000.034.044a. Tails of several cattle on left of photo. Cowboy on horseback in background. Trees in distance. Image is slightly blurred.
Date: 1971

[Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow with Hilmar Moore]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis cow with Hilmar Moore in the standing just beyond the Santa Gertrudis. The cow has two "O" brands on his back left leg/hip area and a "9" on his left shoulder. Moore, who is standing with his hands on his hips, is wearing boots, pants (hems tucked in boots), short sleeved shirt, and a straw cowboy hat. Stock pens and barn in background. Written on back in pencil "600-15". Stamped on back in green: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-15".
Date: 1971