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[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

[Group photograph in front of the George School]

Description: Group photograph in front of the George School. The photograph shows twelve students and one adult (teacher?) in front of a white wooden building with wooden steps that lead to a small porch and the front entrance. A brick chimney is seen to the left of the center roof line. There are two hats in the foreground. "[The Jodarski] house was next to the school - they would go home for lunch, teacher would stick the bell out of the window and ring it once for them to come back from lunch, and to come in the morning (everybody). [The Jodarski children's] father was a trustee of the school. "My-lady" Maltzick was the first teacher. Each class was taught separately, but concurrently". The photograph was taken approximately in the early 1920's. Written on back of photo as seen in scanned image 2000.067.002b: "1st school house on A. P. George Ranch". The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
Date: [1920..1925]

[Albert Peyton George showing a horse at his ranch]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George showing a horse at his ranch. George is wearing light colored slacks, long-sleeved shirt and felt hat. Small unpainted wooden building can be seen in the background between George and his horse. Large oak tree to right of George. Picket fence beyond building and wooden fence on far left. Pasture in background. Moss draped trees in left background. Back of photograph in blue ink: 12 [double underlined].
Date: [1925..1940]

[An area of water in front of an oil field]

Description: Photograph of an oil field. There is an area of water with a containment levee surrounding it in foreground. A metal storage tank with a pipe extending from it on far right of photo; wooden post on far left. A dark painted wooden building near right center of photograph. There are six oil derricks in the distance. The photograph has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." in bottom left and top right corners of the border. There is a red "v" or check mark on back of photo.
Date: [1926..1927]

[White picket fence on the east side of the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up of the George Ranch house east approach. The white wooden two story house, has top and bottom floor porches. The bottom floor porch has brick columns, while the top floor has white columns and is screened. Dark painted shutters adorn top and bottom floor windows. A white wooden picket fence encloses the house with the gate on the far right of photo. There is a small tree in front of the steps with shrubs near the house. Large tree on right; branch of large tree, top left. Written on back of photo in pencil: "17".
Date: [1924..1939]

[A white wooden building in the George Ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard, probably the east yard, looking North. The yard is enclosed by a wooden fence in background with a white wooden building in center background. The enclosure has several birds roaming within it. A small unpainted wooden coop with wooden structure next to it is on the far left of photo with partial view of another coop of far right. A wire extends from top left corner of photo to center right. There are two large trees and one small tree in the enclosed yard with several trees in the distance. This view of the yard is similar to 2000.047.005. Written on back in pencil: "17". Photograph was taken before November of 1939.
Date: [1924..1939]

[First Baptist Church Ladies Group]

Description: Photograph of the First Baptist Church Ladies Group, Richmond, Texas. The group of eight ladies are all dressed in long sleeved outfits with hats (with the exception of woman in dark round collared dress in center). The woman on the far left is holding a book in her hands. Partial identification list and other information written in blue ink: "Mrs. Johnson Died June 22, 1933 [and] Fay Louis; Mrs. Jenks Adams July 66, Mrs. Slavin; Mrs. S. L. Cole; Mrs. L. C. Davis Jan. 4, 1927; Mrs. Davidson; Mrs. J. H. P. Davis Died Feb 4-1930. I think taken 1925 or 26. 3-20-80 - picture donated to the Park by Mrs. Hardin - first Baptist Church ladies group - Richmond".
Date: [1925..1926]

[Frankie Jodarski and three other children, in a pasture at George Ranch]

Description: Outdoor photograph of Frankie Jodarski with three other unidentified children taken in a pasture on the George Ranch. Frankie, on far left, is wearing dark colored pants, belt, vest, and tie, with a white shirt and hat. His name "Frankie" is written on the photo directly above his image. Frankie is standing apart from the three other boys. Fence in background, wooden gate on right, road on other side of fence with fence line across road. Photo is bordered by thin line framed drawings of cameras, paint palettes and brushes.
Date: [1920..1925]

[The front of the Jodarski house]

Description: Photograph of the Jodarski house. The home is a two story white wooden house with front porch that extends across the entire front. There are two potted plants on the left edge of the porch. Wooden steps lead to the porch and the front entrance. A dormer is located at the front center of the house. A chicken house can be seen on far right of the photograph. This photograph was taken shortly after the Jodarski's moved into the home in 1922. The house was located on 762. Written on the back of the photograph (scanned image 2000.067.005b): "Mom & Papa Jodarski moved into this house in 1922 on A. P. George Ranch Twins Madeline & Florine were born here in 1924 Rhydonia was born the next year in 1925." The Jodarskis tenant farmed on the George Ranch.
Date: [1922..1923]

[The George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house. The house is a two story white wooden house. Three of the four brick chimneys are visible in this photo. The house is enclosed by a white wooden picket fence which in turn is enclosed by a wire fence. The house a porch on bottom and top floor, with the top floor porch being enclosed during this period. The cistern house seen to the left rear of the house, is unpainted and does not have a weather vane at top. The once shuttered windows are not shuttered in this photo. Partial view of a driveway extending from bottom left corner to bottom center. Several oak trees line the perimeter of the fence while other larger trees are seen to the right of the photo (back yard). Stamped in blue on back: Morris-Carter Photo Supply Co. 2119 P. O. St. Galveston, Tex".
Date: [1924..1939]

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones sitting on a rowboat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones (at about 1 year old) sitting on a rowboat (upside down) near a large body of water (background). George is wearing dark pants, dark vest, tie, white shirt, and felt hat. Jones is wearing a white gown, white stockings, and white shoes. Partial view of an automobile to right. Two men and tree to left. Back of photograph in pencil: "957 (Duplicate 3)".
Date: [1920..1923]

[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

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: 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"
Date: December 21, 1924

[Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building]

Description: Photograph of small wooden building with the side of another building visible further back and to the right. The small building has a chimney between a window and a door and is propped up on wood slats. Two windows are on the west side of the building and one on the south side next to the chimney. Snow covers the ground and icicle hang from the roof top and ledges of the windows. Some dark objects are directly behind and to the left of the small building.
Date: December 21, 1924

[Envelope addressed to A.P. George Richmond, Texas]

Description: Envelope has the following penciled on front: " [return address] Box 96 Fulshear Tx [center] Pictures John Mayes (?) A. P. George Richmond, Texas [the following is printed on envelope front but was probably added after photos were discovered] Photos ca 1920s". The envelope has a red postage stamp embossed on envelope which is partially torn but reads: United States 2 cents. Envelope is torn along right edge (to retrieve contents). This envelope contained six photographs which are accessions 2000.026.001a-g.
Date: 1925

[Cowboy on a horse, holding a coiled rope in his right hand]

Description: Photograph of an African-American cowboy on a horse. He has a coiled rope in his right hand. A paint horse is in the foreground facing the cowboy. Three unpainted wooden buildings in background. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925

[Man wearing a suit and hat, and holding the lead rope of a paint horse]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man holding the lead rope of a paint horse. The man is wearing a dark suit and felt hat. Buildings on left and right and in far background. Photograph was one of six in an envelope that had been mailed to Albert Peyton George with front noted "Pictures John Mayes (?)". Photograph has black pattern around perimeter of picture. Stamped on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas Copyright (remaining not legible). Also stamped "14 857".
Date: 1925

[Photograph of the back of the George house]

Description: Photograph of the back of the George house, water tower with cables extending from it and a windmill slightly to the right. Two chimneys are visible and one white building on right side with the edge of another building visible on extreme right. There is a large tree in the left side of the photo. Snow covers the ground. On the bottom of the photo, handwritten: "Dec 21 1924"
Date: December 21, 1924