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[Photograph of Mary Jones]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones. Same image as 2000.077.014. Writing on the back of that photo describes it as: "Mary Rhodonia Jones 1936 Richmond High School Sophomore from 'The de Lamar' 1936". Mary Jones is wearing a dark colored shirt and her short dark hair is parted on her left side.
Date: 1936

[Mary Jones Prowell and Virginia Davis Scarborough fishing on a dock]

Description: On back: "Mary Jones Prowell & Virginia Davis Scarborough perch fishin in tank at George Ranch, spring, 1943. Tank could be reached by road through pasture - south of house; sometimes by car, or sometimes on horses." Virginia Davis Scarborough is sitting on the right rail of the dock. Mary Jones Prowell is standing further back facing right. Her hat is hanging behind her head.
Date: 1936

[Photograph of the harvesting of sorghum on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of the harvesting of sorghum on the George Ranch. The man driving Mr. George's John Deere tractor is pulling the harvest equipment. A truck next to the equipment is being filled with milo by the auger. A man is standing inside the back of the truck with a scoop used to level the milo as it is augured in. The truck door has "Martinez Brothers" and an image of a monkey (?) painted on the door. Stubble from stalks in foreground. Uncut grain stalks in background. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas 1378".
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Photograph of milo harvesting on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of milo harvesting on the George Ranch. The man is driving Mr. George's John Deere tractor. The milo is being augured into a grain truck. A man in the back of the grain truck uses a scoop to level the grain. Uncut field on left of photo. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas" .
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (fourth from left) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: [1935..1937]

[Group of men by two automobiles with deer bodies strapped to them]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting /standing near two automobiles. The automobiles have deer that the men killed in a hunt tied to the hoods of the cars. An African-American man is seated on a box of " Grand Prize Lager Beer" in the front center of the two cars. Each man is holding a bottle of Grand Prize beer. The man on far left is Albert Peyton George. Brick building to left. Other buildings in background.
Date: [1935..1944]

[Albert P. George and two men with a fox that was killed during a hunt]

Description: Photograph of three men with a fox that was killed during a hunt. Albert Peyton George is seated at the wheel of an automobile. There is a man standing near front wheel of car who has his hand on the windshield and his gun leaning against his bent left knee. Another man is seated on the running board near the rear tire of the car. This man has his gun resting between his hands and near his left shoulder. The fox is stretched across the running board of the car. Written in ink on back of photograph: "Albert George At Wheel".
Date: [1938..1945]

[Three women standing near the exterior of the Camp George cabin]

Description: Photograph taken at Camp George. Three women standing near exterior of the Camp George cabin. Woman in foreground is wearing a skirt, white blouse, and hat. She is holding long stemmed flowers in her arms. Two women in the background are wearing skirts, blouses, and bonnets. There is partial view of a man standing in the open doorway of the cabin. There is paper on the grounds. A moss draped tree in center background.
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Three women standing near the exterior of the Camp George cabin]

Description: Photograph taken at Camp George. Three women standing near exterior of the Camp George cabin. Woman in foreground is wearing a skirt, white blouse, and hat. She is holding long stemmed flowers in her arms. Two women in the background are wearing skirts, blouses, and bonnets. There is partial view of a man standing in the open doorway of the cabin. There is paper on the grounds. A moss draped tree in center background.
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jones and Albert Peyton George seated on the fender of an automobile. The automobile is bearing the results of a hunt - two turkeys and a deer. Pasture and trees in background. The photograph has black pattern around the perimeter of the picture with the word "ELKO" printed in all four corners. On the back of the photograph stamped in black: "1 223".
Date: 1939

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (far right) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. On back of photograph in pencil: Far Right - Albert George". A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: [1935..1937]

[Photograph of the tree house in the Nancy Jones Oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the tree house in the Nancy Jones Oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. A. P. and Mamie George added a tree house for Mary Jones, daughter of Mamie's cousin Henry Jones. The photograph shows the tree house near the bottom left corner with the upper branches encompassing the remainder of the picture. Written on the back of the photograph in pencil: "tree house AP George Ranch". The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." written in bottom right, and top left corners of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in purple on back: "Guaranteed for Life This Is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture (outline of fox) Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected". There is a brown mark (line) on back of photo.
Date: 1930 - 1940

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones Oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones Oak tree. The top branches of the tree are the focal point of the photo, with the tree house partially visible near the bottom of the picture. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones and a tree house was added by the George's for Mary Jones, daughter of Mamie's cousin Henry Jones. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." written in bottom right, and top left corners of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 94". Stamped in purple on back: "Guaranteed for Life This Is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture (outline of fox) Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected". There is a brown mark (line) on back.
Date: 1930 - 1940

[Photograph of the George Ranch house yard spotlighting the Nancy Jones Oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard spotlighting the Nancy Jones Oak tree that was planted in 1824 (According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual"). The tree (seen outside of the white picket fence area) occupies the center of the photograph with other oak trees surrounding it. The roof tops of several ranch buildings can be seen in the background. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." written in bottom right, and top left corners of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 196". Stamped in purple on back: "Guaranteed for Life This Is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture (outline of fox) Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1930 - 1940

[Photograph of a woman standing in front of the Nancy Stiles Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of a woman (possibly Mamie George) standing in front of the Nancy Stiles Jones oak tree in the yard of the George Ranch house. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", Nancy Jones planted the oak tree in 1824. The tree house (partially visible near top of photo) with the spiral stairway leading to it, was built by the Georges for Mary Jones, daughter of Mamie's cousin Henry Jones. White building on left, shrubs, wooden fence in background. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." written in bottom left, and top right corners of pattern. Stamped on back in blue: "2 196". Stamped in purple on back: "Guaranteed for Life This Is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture (outline of fox) Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected". Written in pencil on the back of the photo: "tree house at George Ranch".
Date: 1930 - 1940

[Studio portrait of Walter Ansel]

Description: Studio portrait of Walter Ansel. Ansel is wearing a light colored suit, white shirt, and dark tie. Portrait ends just above the waist. Written on back of photo in black: "Walter "Diz" Ansel" and in pencil: "Ros 33". The photograph was removed from the Mamie George photo album page 18, center.
Date: 1933

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard covered with snow]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree in the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones. The huge limbs of the over one hundred year old tree are laden with snow. Wooden bench in foreground has a snow topped seat. Another long, wooden bench just to the rear right of the one in foreground is also snow covered. Picnic table on far left is partially obscured by the branches of a shrub. Wooden fence in left background with barn roof tops visible just beyond it. Pump house (partially seen on either side of the tree trunk) with storage tank near center. Wire fence with smaller oak trees to right. Long white building extends from center background to right background.
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the oak tree was planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones and is in the George Ranch house yard (seen at bottom of photograph). A utility pole with multiple lines extending left, right, and center, of photo is in the center, right of photograph. The yard below has partial view of people in bottom right corner, chairs formed from tree trunks also near right, picnic tables to left and white building on far left. Written on back of photograph in black: "negative # 369A". Stamped on back in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas".
Date: 1935 - 1950

[Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with the Nancy Jones oak tree in the center]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with the Nancy Jones oak tree in the center. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual" the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. There are six chairs carved from tree stumps near front and right of tree. Two wooden picnic tables on right. Partial view of a white structure on left with white wooden buildings in background. Long white building on far right background just beyond wire fence. Stamped in black on back: "Hank Tenny & Associates photography publicity 3615 S MacGregor Houston". Written in red pencil on back: " 2 col A. P. George 50.5 [circled] 144".
Date: 1935 - 1950

[Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with focus on the Nancy Jones oak tree]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard with focus on the Nancy Jones oak tree. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. There are six chairs carved from tree trunks in the foreground; wooden picnic table on right. A swing can be seen hanging from the tree on the right (visible against the white of the small wooden building on the right). Storage tank and utility pole next to small building on right. Wooden fence and wire fence separate yard from barns and outbuildings in background. "1" printed in a circle in the bottom left corner. Stamped on back of photo: "Hank Tenny & Associates photography publicity 3615 S MacGregor Houston".
Date: 1935 - 1945