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[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. White posts with wire fence in foreground; oak tree enclosed by wood on far right; partial view of metal gate on far right; cross fence in center. In left background there are three stacks of grain with cattle eating around them. Between second and third stack from the left, the chicken house is visible. The two story white wooden house in left background is the George Ranch main house. Barns in right background. Written on back of photo .001 in pencil: "7". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Cattle in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. A large herd of cattle is gathered near wooden water and feed troughs on left. Pole barn in left background. Trees in distance. Back of photo has "4" written in pencil.
[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]
Photograph close-up of the front screened porch of the George Ranch house. The columns of the front porch are brick. A round topped shrub located near the front door is covered with snow. Other shrubs on right and left of front door. Footprints in foreground lead to the front door. Written on back in pencil: "4". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Fences in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. Partial view of a metal gate on left with sign reading: "Member Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn? Posted". White fence posts and wire fence in foreground. Cross fence extends from right side of photo and across to left. A large tin barn is in the background center left. Center right is three stacks of grain (supported by poles in center) with cattle eating around them. In the background on far right, the chicken house and garage (far building on right) can be seen. Written on back of photo in pencil: "6".
[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]
Photograph close-up of the front screened porch of the George Ranch house. The columns of the front porch are brick. A round topped shrub located near the front door is covered with snow. Other shrubs on right and left of front door. Footprints in foreground lead to the front door. Written on back in pencil: "4". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Trees in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. Trees in the background have cattle standing beneath them (near center). Large dark painted barn on right. Trees in distance. Back of photo has a "5" written in pencil. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[One of a pair of gold cuff links]
One of a pair of gold cuff links. It is rectangular with intricate engravings across the front. The matching cuff link for this pair is missing.
[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]
Photograph of a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch. White posts with wire fence in foreground; oak tree enclosed by wood on far right; partial view of metal gate on far right; cross fence in center. In left background there are three stacks of grain with cattle eating around them. Between second and third stack from the left, the chicken house is visible. The two story white wooden house in left background is the George Ranch main house. Barns in right background. Written on back of photo .001 in pencil: "7". .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach. The two-story white wooden house has top and bottom porches, with the top porch screened in this photo. Note that no windows have shutters. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence. The cistern house, in left rear of house is unpainted. There is a palm tree in left portion of yard. Large oak trees line the outer perimeter of the picket fence. Garage partially visible on far left. Driveway (appears to be covered with snow?) leads to veers to front of house and leads to garage. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." printed in top right and bottom left corners. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "8 178". Stamped in purple: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border [outline of fox] Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 By Carl D. Newton".
[George Ranch house and yard from a southeast approach]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard southeast approach. The driveway, in foreground, leads to the garage with the chicken house to the left of the garage (partially obscured by white fence posts; fence posts also to right of driveway). The driveway also veers to the right leading to the front of the ranch house, a white wooden two story house. All four brick chimneys are visible from this view. The house has porches on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being screened during this period. The cistern house is seen to the far right of the photo, with the top of the windmill seen over the cistern house roof. There is an automobile parked in front of the picket fence on far right. Stamped in blue on back of photo: "This Is A Genuine Fox Tone [outline of fox] Picture Made By Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas" and "9 252".
[Barbara McCampbell with her arms crossed]
Photograph of Barbara McCampbell. Her arms are crossed left over right and the photograph stops at her elbows. She is wearing a white, button up top with a pearl necklace. Her wedding ring can be seen on her left hand. Attached to a grey cardboard substrate. On lower, right corner, photographer's mark: "gittings"
[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family]
Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family. Exterior cover shows a black drawing of a front porch of a house with large columns. The focus is on a lamp attached to a wall with purple lines radiating from the lamp. The background shows bare trees and a large dome roofed building (capital?). Text on front reads: "Merry Christmas". The "M" and "C" are in purple; remaining lettering in black. The interior of the card is a drawing of a family hanging stockings near the mantle of a fireplace; candles and a wreath with two bells are placed on top of the mantle; decorated Christmas tree in left background. The photograph shows a young girl standing next to a large upholstered chair where a woman holding a baby is seated. A man dressed in a black suit is standing behind the chair. To the right of the chair is a young boy kneeling on one knee next to a Boxer dog. On right, a boy is standing near the fireplace holding up a snowman decorated stocking with the name "Bud" printed on it. Text at bottom of photo reads: "Marialice Sue (Cissie), Brian McGee, Marialice, Allan, "Dynamite", John Sharp, Allan, Jr. (Bud). Text in purple and black at bottom of card: "With the Best of Good Wishes for the Season The Shivers Family".
[Barbara McCampbell standing in a yard, holding a piece of fruit]
Photograph of Barbara McCampbell standing in a yard, holding a piece of fruit attached to a nearby tree. She is in the left side of photo. She is wearing a horizontally striped dress. She has a watch on her left wrist.
[Mr. Leo Linke, Trustee of the George School]
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".
[Nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team]
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."
[Twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School]
Photograph (copy of an original) of twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School. The students are posed in the "L" shaped area of the George School. The school building is the white wooden building in the background. Written on the back of the photograph in black: "1938 February (sic) Class of 38 George School Teacher: Ethel Sympson First Row: Francis Sopchack, Clara ? , ? , Hattie Gorka, Stanley Sykowski, Josephine Rogge. Second Row: ? , Bernice Linke, Vincent Sykowski, Katherine Piosecky, Florence Kopycinski, Mable Mahiezek, Angeline Piosecky, Johnny Gorka. Third Row: 6th Boy - Ben Sopchack."
[Students standing and kneeling in front of the George School]
Photograph (copy) of students posed in front of the George School. The four rows of children are standing in front of a white wooden building with white four white columns in front. Two of the four columns support a small front porch.
[Green velvet box lined inside with green satin and red velvet]
Green velvet box lined inside with green satin and red velvet. Stamped on inside: "Sweeney & Coombs, HOUSTON, TEX."
[Three small shirt studs tied together by white strings]
Three small shirt studs tied together by multiple white strings. Found inside 2000.085.043
[Greeting card sent to the Georges from The Richard Newkirk family]
Greeting card sent to the Georges from The Richard Newkirk family. The card has a photographic image of two young girls standing in front of a fireplace. The young lady on the left is wearing a short sleeved dark velour dress. The girl on right is wearing a striped taffeta dress with elbow length sleeves and a plaid black trimmed inset at bodice. She is holding a wrapped gift box. There is a pot plant in bottom left corner. Over the mantle of the fireplace is an ornate wooden framed mirror. On top of the mantle are two vases with floral arrangements, and several candles with greenery surrounding them. Small votive candles fill in between flowers and tapered candles. Black text at bottom of card reads: "Suzanne and Joan send Greetings from The Richard Newkirks". The card has scalloped edging. Written in green ink on back of card: " 'Hello' Cousin Mamie! You can see what big girls I now have. Write us how you are getting along. We'd love to hear from you. Sincerely, Johny (?)".
[Barbara McCampbell and her two children standing in a yard holding hands]
Photograph of Barbara McCampbell and her two children standing in a yard. A large tree is behind them. Mrs. McCampbell is wearing a white, cap sleeve shirt with a long striped skirt. Her daughter, on her left, is wearing a white dress. Her son, on her right, is wearing a white shirt and dark shorts. His face is resting against Mrs. McCampbell's right arm.
[Photograph of Fred, Jr. Age 1 year]
Photograph of Fred, Jr. Age 1 yr. Possibly the son of Barbara McCampbell. He is sitting on the floor facing the right holding a dark, textured stuffed dog. He is wearing a white button up shirt with dark shorts overalls. He has white socks on. Mounted on a cardboard substrate and enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder. On photo, bottom right, photographer's mark: "gittings". On matte, bottom right, handwritten: "To Mr. & Mrs. George From Fred, Jr. Age 1 yr."
[Barbara McCampbell with an unidentified man standing in front of a herd of cattle]
Photograph of Barbara McCampbell with an unidentified man. They are standing in the foreground of a herd of cattle. Mrs. McCampbell is wearing a white shirt and dark pants. The man is wearing a large hat, light colored long-sleeve shirt, dark belt and light colored pants. His right hand is resting on his hip.
[Small gold tie pin with a pearl in the center]
Small gold tie pin. It is oblong with a single pearl in the center. Found inside 2000.085.043
[Photograph of Mary Cole and her husband peering through the driver's window of a car]
Photograph of Mary Cole and her husband peering through the driver's window of a car. There is a ribbon tied to the door handle. Mary Cole is wearing a white dress, probably her wedding dress. Mary Cole is wearing pearl earrings and a pearl necklace. She has her left arm with a corsage around her wrist around the neck of her husband. Her husband is wearing a civilian military uniform and is waving to the camera with his right hand.
[Pale pink cameo surrounded by gold]
Pale pink cameo surrounded by gold. There is a small pearl at four points around the brooch.
[Gold tie clasp]
14K gold tie clasp. It is oval with intricate detailing around the perimeter. Found inside 2000.085.043
["Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas"]
Postcard image of the "Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas" as written in black text near bottom right corner of postcard. Also written in blue ink on bottom "1939". The stucco church has vine covered exterior near north west side with large turret near northeast side just below arched doorway. Two story wooden white building in left background. The postcard has a silver border. Written on back in black text: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence. MFD. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
[A tree in George Ranch yard covered with snow]
Photograph of the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. The photo was taken from the driveway that leads to the house and garage. The garage is the white wooden building on far right of photo. A car is parked outside of the sliding door. Fence line on left; tree in foreground near fence; trees in distance. "11" written in pencil on back.
[One of a pair of gold cuff links]
One of a pair of gold cuff links. It is rectangular with intricate engravings across the front. The matching cuff link for this pair is missing.
[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Snow covering the road beside the George Ranch house and yard]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard with the grounds covered in snow. The photograph was taken from the left side of the tree lined front driveway. White fence posts are seen on the other side of driveway where they form the front pasture. The ranch house, near left center, is a white wooden two story house. The garage, at the end of the driveway can be seen are far left of photo (near the tree trunk in foreground). Ranch barns on left with tractors, and wagons outside of the barns. .002 image is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001. It has an "F" written in blue ink on back. .002 has "10" written in pencil on back.
[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]
Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
[Collection of 49 cream colored wooden beads]
Collection of 49 cream colored wooden beads. Some are small and round, while others are larger and oval shaped.
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George sitting on a sofa]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George sitting on a sofa having tea with an unidentified woman. The two are each holding a cup and saucer as they sit on a floral upholstered sofa. There is a vase with floral arrangement directly behind them. The women are both wearing eyeglasses and they are facing each other. Mamie is wearing a dark dress with a leaf brooch near her left collar. The other woman is wearing a plaid short sleeved dress with two dark colored buttons and a belt of the same color. Stamped on the back of the photo in black: "Robinson-". The photograph has scalloped edging.
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George seated on a sofa with an unidentified woman]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George seated on a sofa with an unidentified woman. George, who is seated to the left of the floral print sofa, is wearing wire rimmed glasses and has her graying hair pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. George is wearing a dark long sleeved dress with a leaf shaped brooch on the left side. The woman sitting on right is wearing a plaid print dress with two darker colored buttons below the v- necked collar and same colored belt at waist. She has graying hair and glasses. She is holding a cup in her right hand. There is a vase, seen between the two women, with floral arrangement on a table behind the sofa. There is a table with coffee/tea items on top of it. Back of photo is stamped "Robinson-". Photograph edges are intricately cut.
[Buffalo yearling horn]
Label attached states: "Buffalo Yearling Horn presented to Big Foot Wallace.". Horn has a greenish, yellow hue to it.
[Silver needle attached to "Walco Bead Co." card]
Long, silver needle attached to a card that reads: "Walco Bead Co. Importers of BEADS and NOVELTIES 37 WEST 37th ST. New York Walco TILE-CRAFT CORD (Special Tested Quality) 20 Yards"
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George and an unidentified woman sitting on a floral sofa]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George and an unidentified woman sitting on a floral sofa. The two women are facing each other and smiling. George is wearing a dark, long-sleeved dress with a leaf designed brooch pinned on her left shoulder. The woman sitting next to Mrs. George is wearing a plaid print dress with two dark buttons just below the v- neckline and a belt at her waist of matching color. She has graying hair. There is a vase and floral arrangement on the table behind the woman. Back of photograph has black stamp: "ROBINSON-".
[Photograph of Mamie Davis George]
Photograph of Mamie Davis George. Mamie is seated on a floral upholstered sofa. There is a wooden coffee table in front of her and she has her right hand on the handle of a cup. There is a vase with floral arrangement partially visible in far left background. Mamie, who wears eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored long-sleeved dress with a leaf brooch just below her left collar. She has her graying hair parted on the side and pulled back into a bun. Stamped on back of photograph in black: "Robinson-". The photograph has scalloped edging.
[Three men next to a large amount of hunted ducks]
Photograph of two men sitting on a porch and one man standing around a string of hunted ducks, with more ducks lying on the ground under the string. The ducks are strung from the right on the porch and extend off the left of the photo. The man on the left is wearing dark trousers, shirt and hat with white suspenders. The men sitting down are wearing light colored pants. The one on the left is wearing a light colored shirt and hat while the one on the right is wearing a light colored shirt and a dark vest and hat.
[Photograph of southwest view of Camp George]
Photograph of southwest view of Camp George. It is a dark, one story building with a chimney on the west side, and two more on other sides of the house and six windows on the west side and a screened front porch on the south side. Fourteen vehicles are parked around the house with three men visible in center right of photograph. A large tree is in the left of the photo with more trees behind the Camp in center, right of photo. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Camp George. View from southwest."
[Child's black leather lace-up boot]
Child's black leather lace-up boot. It has eighteen eyelets with the brown shoes string laced in boot. Label attached to boot states: "Shoe and Stocking made at home in 1862, during the War in Charlottesville, Virginia."
[Circular diamond pin with a colorful image in the center]
Circular pin with a colorful image in the center surrounded by fifteen diamonds. A closed hook is on the back, signaling that the pin attaches to something else.
[Red velvet autograph album]
Red velvet autograph album containing many loose photos between the pages. Belonged to Mamie Davis George, as indicated by autographs and messages on various pages. One of front pages states: "Awarded to "Miss Mamie Davis" By her Music teacher Minnie E Andrew April 1st 1886".
["P.F. Dunn" written in cursive on a card]
Card with "P.F. Dunn" written in cursive with black ink.
[Multiple tents camped out in front of a building]
Photograph, possibly taken in Cuba, of a large, ornate two story building. There is a flag in flying in the top, center of the building. Multiple tents are camped out in front of the building, with trees surrounding the tents and lining the sidewalk. Two men in the center of the photo are walking towards the building. A man is sitting on a horse drawn cart in the left side of the photo. Attached to a cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
[Photograph taken from the George house looking down the driveway]
Photograph looking down the driveway leading to the George house. The bushes that line either side of the driveway are overgrown and covered in ice. Tall trees to the back and right of photo are covered in ice.
[Photograph of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. Trees line both sides of the river as it bends to the right. At bottom of picture, handwritten: "Brazos River Bridge Richmond Tex."
[Photograph of the back of the George house]
Photograph of the back of the George house. Same photo as image 2000.080.033 Large water tower in center of photo with cables extending from it. George house behind with two chimneys visible. Large tree on left side of photo and white building on right side with the edge of a smaller building visible on the far right. Snow covers the ground. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"