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["Mildred Booth" as identified on the bottom of the photo]

Description: Photograph of "Mildred Booth" as identified by handwriting on the bottom of the photo. She is standing in front of the steps leading to the front entrance of a screened porch of a dark house behind her. She is wearing a long white dress with a white bonnet on her head and both of her hands behind her back. The house appears to be Camp George. An automobile is on the east side of the house. A chimney is visible at the back of the house. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "April 1922"
Date: April 1922

[Group of men near an underground barbecue pit at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men near an underground barbecue pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with various meats. Four African-American men (one is bent with long wooden handled utensil in his hands) are standing near the center (one on far right leaning against a tree) of the photograph and they are tending the meat. There are two men seated on a pile of dirt to the left of the photograph. The man dressed in dark three-piece suit and light colored felt hat is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[Group of men near an underground grill pit at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men near an underground pit at Camp George. The grill topped pit is filled with assorted cooking meats. Three African-American men are standing to the left of the photograph tending the meat. Two men are seated on a mound of dirt to the left of the photo. Man wearing dark three-piece suit with light colored felt hat who is seated on the far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[A group of men cooking on an underground pit at Camp George]

Description: There are three African-American men tending (a fourth is leaning against a tree on far right) to barbecue over an underground pit at a Camp George cookout. Two men are seated on a pile of dirt to the left. The man dressed in dark three-piece suit with white felt hat who is sitting on far left is Albert Peyton George. Several men are standing on the other side of a wire fence. Trees in right background. Large body of water in left background. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[A Man Riding a Bucking Horse]

Description: Photograph of a man riding a bucking horse. The man has his right hand in the air. An African-American man is on horseback to the right of the bucking horse. Unpainted wooden buildings in background. There is a man on the porch of the building to far left. This 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). Black dots at bottom of photo. Blank (black) strip on right. Also stamped "14 806".
Date: 1925

[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

[A crowd of people at Camp George during a cookout]

Description: Photograph of Camp George taken during a cookout. Two men and automobiles on left of photograph; windmill also on left. A water tower in center of photograph appears to have [pencil?] retouching applied to it. The tower has printing on its face, but it is not legible. Camp George cabin with crowd near it on left. Photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[Group of men standing around a table drinking bottled beverages at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing around a wooden table at Camp George. They are drinking bottled beverages. The table has several bottles, plates, and napkins on top of it. A man wearing white shirt, dark pants, and an apron is holding a serving tray just to the right of the men nearest table. The limb of a moss draped oak tree can be seen in the top left corner of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[Large group of men standing around the porch of the cabin at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men standing near and on the porch of the cabin at Camp George. There is a man walking in front of the cistern to the right of the photo. Two men are sitting on the steps leading to the porch. Partial view of another wooden building on far left. Tree in background seen above cistern and (right) rooftop of main building. The photograph is mounted on a black paper page of an album.
Date: 1920

[Black photograph album]

Description: Black photograph album. The cover is textured cardboard which is bound together by a black fabric ribbon. The interior lining of the album cover and subsequent pages are of thick black paper. The album contains 19 photographs taken at a cookout at Camp George. Album contains eleven pages. Photographs adhere to front and back of pages; however, front and back of every page is not utilized, unless there are photographs missing or removed at an early date (no evidence through fading or gluing of any removals). Notation at inside front cover in white: "CAMP GEORGE [T-shaped pattern under each letter of those two words] FORT-BEND-COTX. FEB 22-1920." Below this inscription is an embossed marking: "H. H. Morris Galveston, Tex.". The album is 1 cm thick.
Date: 1920

[Man mounting a horse]

Description: Photograph of a man (possibly Albert Peyton George) mounting a horse. He is in the process of swinging his right leg over the saddle. An African-American cowboy is holding the paint horse while the other man attempts to get astride. Two unpainted buildings in background. A man is leaning against the porch post of building on right. 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

[Cowboy holding the lead rope of a paint horse]

Description: Photograph of an African-American cowboy (wearing glasses) holding the lead rope of a paint horse. The cowboy has a coiled rope in his left hand. Unpainted wooden buildings in background. Ladder leaning against building on left. 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

[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

[Photograph of Mamie George]

Description: Photograph of Mamie George. The photograph is inside of a brown folder. Exterior cover of folder has a thin brown border around perimeter of page. At the top, center, is a drawing of a young girl wearing a dress and hat. Printed in dark brown print near center: "A Portrait by Van Dyck Dufresne Studio Houston". In the brown-toned oval cropped portrait that ends near the waist, Mamie is wearing a striped jacket with white blouse beneath. She has her dark hair pulled up and back into a bun. Written in pencil at bottom right corner on cardboard area that contains portrait: "Mamie George".
Date: 1920 - 1930