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[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Fences in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: 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".
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Front screened porch of the George Ranch house covered in snow]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Trees in a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Wire fences surrounding a snow covered pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard, southeast approach]

Description: 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".
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

[George Ranch house and yard from a southeast approach]

Description: 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".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Barbara McCampbell with her arms crossed]

Description: 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"
Date: unknown
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

[Twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School]

Description: 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."
Date: February 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Barbara McCampbell and her two children standing in a yard holding hands]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Fred, Jr. Age 1 year]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mary Cole and her husband peering through the driver's window of a car]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[George School, one story, white wooden building]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of the George School building. The one story, white wooden building has four white columns supporting the front porch. Brick chimney to the left of the front porch. A wing at the back of the building gives an "L" shape to the school building. The building is bordered by shrubbery. Written in white in bottom right corner of photo: "Hamilton - Wharton".
Date: 1937 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph