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[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

[Ice covered fence and trees in front of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis house after an ice storm. The house is only partially visible (near center right) because of the ice covered trees and shrubs. The second story porch, roof, dormer, and two brick fireplace chimneys are visible. There is an ice covered barb wire fence with wooden posts that extends from left foreground to right center of photo. The foreground is covered in snow. Image is slightly blurred. Written at bottom of photo in black ink: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of an Unidentified Person Standing on a House Porch During a Flood]

Description: Photograph of the front of white, one-story building with four windows in the front and six columns lining the porch. Water surrounds the house with trees sticking out of the water. A man is standing on the front porch with his left hand on a front column, he is wearing light colored pants, shirt and a dark jacket and hat. There is another structure in the water in the left of the photo. At the top of the picture, handwritten: "CARMEM & NELSON @ Booth". On bottom of picture, handwritten: "HALLEY HOUSE".
Date: unknown

[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899; the railroad track extends from the foreground and leads to the bridge in the background. There are people standing on the railroad tracks near the bridge and there are telephone poles on the left. The city of Richmond with one tall building in particular can be seen in the distance. Written at bottom of photo: "S. P. R. R. Bridge July 7, 1899 No. (?)". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
Date: July 7, 1899

[A Man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. There is a man wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and hat walking across the bridge (approaching camera). There is a note written on the back of the photo in blue ink saying: "Southern Pacific Bridge - Flood 1899". The photo is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
Date: July 7, 1899

[Metal derrick platform with an oil pump below it]

Description: Photograph of a metal derrick platform with an oil pump below it. There are two more oil derricks in left background; gravel road extending from right foreground into left background. Written on back in red pencil: "2 col A. P. George 65.3 [encircled] 1411". This photograph is one of a group that was found taped together for a journal or newspaper publication.
Date: unknown

[Wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well beneath]

Description: Photograph of a wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well beneath. Rows of metal pipe are lined up on the wooden platform near the derrick. One pipe is lying on the ground in foreground. The metal gears and machinery at base of platform is also visible. Reverse writing in purple on back of photograph reads: "Mr. A. P. George Richmond, Texas".
Date: unknown

[Wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well below]

Description: Photograph of a wooden oil derrick with oil spurting from the well below. There is metal pipe lying in mud and oil puddled ground in the foreground. More metal pipes are lined up on the wooden platform near the derrick. The derrick is only partially seen.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a palm tree planted in front of a white picket fence that is lined with tall trees. There is a small patch of grass in the foreground, but the rest of the ground and trees is covered in snow and ice.
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of Rippled Water]

Description: Photograph of rippled water that appears to be double exposed in the top half. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Taken May 1922."
Date: May 1922

[Photograph of Nancy Jones Oak Tree at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree that was planted in 1824 (according to the 1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual). The oak tree is located in the George Ranch house yard. There is a small wooden pump (tool) shed in left rear of tree. The storage tank can be partially be seen to the left and right of the trunk of the tree. The edge of a building is in the left corner of the photo. Wire fence in background. White wooden building partially visible on other side of fence. Written in pencil on back: "9".
Date: 1940

[Photograph of Palm Tree]

Description: Photograph of a single palm tree in the middle of a yard. Behind it is a white picket fence lined with trees. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924".
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of Dry Creek at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch. Dry Creek is in the foreground with large trees on right. The George Ranch house is in the left background. The house is a two story white wooden house with fence posts of front pasture in front of it. There is a white barn in center of photo. Stamped on back of photo in black: "H383". The back of the photo is watermarked: "Kodak Velox Paper". Image is slightly blurred.
Date: 1954

[Photograph of J.K. Northway holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse]

Description: Photograph of a man holding the lead rope of a King Ranch horse. The man, who has wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing dark boots, light colored pants (hems tucked into boots), white long-sleeved shirt, and light colored felt hat. A white barn with the flying "w" brand painted on the exterior wall (to left of photograph) can be seen in the background. There is a water faucet with bucket and a post near barn wall on far left (just below brand).
Date: 1948

[An African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man holding the leather reins to two Brahman bulls that are harnessed together. The harness consists of a leather halter (with two straps attaching the two bulls to each other), a padded yoke and chains that are linked to a strap that extends across the bull's back. A chain also hangs below the yoke. The man is wearing overalls, white shirt, and a cloth head covering. The bulls and the man are standing in front of a row of bushes at the King Ranch. Photograph has a number "20" written in white print in bottom right corner.
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of the rear ends of six cows taken on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the rear ends of six cows taken on the George Ranch. There is metal fencing (cross-fenced) around the perimeter of the stock pen in which the cows are contained. A saddled horse (partial view) is tied to the metal rail on far right. A Quonset metal building can be seen near top right corner of the photo. Trees in background. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "This is a Photograph by W. D. Murdy WDM 3916 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of This Picture Please Mention No. [pencil] 430-8".
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of three black calves in a stock pen with six white Brahman cows]

Description: Photograph of three black calves in a stock pen with six white Brahman cows. Wooden partition to stock pen next to cows. Trees in background. Partial view of a horse next to the oak tree on far right (seen between wooden panels of fence). Written on back in black ink: "David G. Morris W-6-6238".
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch]

Description: Photograph of three Brahman cattle in a pasture on the King Ranch. A man wearing a dark suit and hat is petting the Brahman (on left) with spots on its head to prove its gentleness. Large white barn in left background. Two story white house and water tank in right background.
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of three cows in a wooden stock pen on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of three cows in a wooden stock pen on the George Ranch. The cow in center is a Brahman Hereford cross. Other stock pens adjoin the pen that contains the cows in photo. Tree in center background. Tops of trees in far distance, right. Back of photograph stamped in black: "02". Same image as 2000.030.002p-q.
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of three dark colored bulls and one white Brahman]

Description: Photograph of three dark colored bulls and one white Brahman. The bulls are haltered and their lead ropes are held by men who are squatting on the ground next to them. Two men are standing next to the wire fence just beyond the cattle.. The edge of the George Ranch house and picket fence can be seen to the left of the photograph. Trees in background. A number "11" is written in white in the bottom right corner of the photo. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: "Bob Bailey fine photography 515 Taft (at Buffalo Dr.) Houston, Texas KE - 6625 Negative Number 17144 - 11".
Date: [1940..1955]

[Photograph of three hogs in a pasture]

Description: Photograph of three hogs in a pasture. There is a fence line in the background with stacks of wood that extend the length of the fence line shown in the photo. Tree near right side of photo (at fence line). Back of photo written in blue ink: " Neg 358".
Date: [1940..1955]