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[Mamie George wearing glasses and a black dress]

Description: Bust photograph of Mamie George. She is wearing a black dress that buttons down the middle, and has a ribbon-like collar. She is wearing dark glasses and her gray hair is parted on the left side and pulled back into a low bun. She is looking off to her right. The edges of the photograph are scalloped. On the lower, right hand corner of the photo, the photographer's mark: "Robinson copyrighted" Photo is attached to an ivory, cardboard substrate. Enclosed in an ivory, cardboard folder.
Date: 1955 - 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George seated on a sofa with an unidentified woman]

Description: 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.
Date: 1945 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie Davis George seated on a floral print sofa]

Description: Color Photograph of Mamie Davis George. Mamie is seated on a floral print sofa. George has her gray hair pulled back into a bun and she is wearing wire rimmed glasses. She is wearing a dark black dress with black shoes. There is a round wooden table with a floral arrangement. To the right of the photograph is a table with a lamp and various other glass items. Above the lamp is a painting of a boy fishing.
Date: 1960 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George with an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George having a beverage 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. George is holding a tea or coffee cup and saucer in her hands. 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. There is a vase with floral arrangement directly behind her. Back of photo is stamped "Robinson-". Photograph edges are intricately cut.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George and an unidentified woman sitting on a floral sofa]

Description: 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-".
Date: 1945 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George]

Description: 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.
Date: 1945 - 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie Davis George having a beverage on a sofa with an unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis George having a beverage 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. George is holding a tea or coffee cup and saucer in her right hand. 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 with floral arrangement directly behind her. Photograph is full-length.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men next to a large amount of hunted ducks]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of southwest view of Camp George]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Child's black leather lace-up boot]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown

[Red velvet autograph album]

Description: 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".
Date: April 1, 1886

[Multiple tents camped out in front of a building]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Morton Street]

Description: Photograph of Morton Street. Buildings line both sides of the road, with automobiles in front of them. Likewise, telephone cables line the street in front of the buildings. On the left side signs protruding from buildings read: DRUGS, Rich Caf� COLD DRINKS, MOTEL. Signs on right side read: GARGOULE Mobiloil VACUUM OIL COMPANY, DAILY B__'s Co GROCERIES HARDWARE FE, Gabriel Snubbers SALES & SERVICE. On the left side of the street is a horse drawn carriage and men standing outside of the first building. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Morton St. Richmond Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men in a field preparing recently hunted game]

Description: Photograph of three men in the middle of a field preparing recently hunted game. Two men are preparing the meat on a small, makeshift table. The third man is standing back and slightly right and looking on to the work of the other two men. There is a long grill resting over a pit smoking the meat. White smoke is rising on the right side of the picture. Trees line the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[A woman standing beside a chair wearing a black dress and hat]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing facing left with her right hand resting on the top of a tapestry chair that has a white crocheted blanket draped across it while her left arm is by her side and holding a hand fan. In this studio portrait, the woman is wearing a dark dress with pleats along the bottom and a bow on the side and a long-sleeved, fitted jacket with buttons from the waste to the neck. White ruffles at her cuffs extend from the dark jacket and she is wearing black crocheted gloves. A watch chain hangs around her neck and down to a pocket watch in a small pocket on the front of her jacket. She is wearing dangle earrings and a dark hat with flowers on the left side sits atop her dark, curly hair. The backdrop is of a room with a fireplace on the right side. A table with books on it sits behind and to the left of the chair. Attached to a cardboard substrate. On bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "BARR & WRIGHT HOUSTON, TEX".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph