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[Photograph of Jean Kiger with enclosed letter]

Description: Photograph of Jean Kiger with enclosed letter 2000.042.009a. Kiger was associated with Mr. And Mrs. Albert Peyton George through the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition where Kiger exhibited George Ranch cattle. The graduation portrait of Kiger shows her dressed in her graduation cap and gown. The cap partially covers her shoulder length dark blonde hair. The photograph is secured in a tan folder. The interior of the folder secures the photograph with a matte. The matte has an embossed frame around the perimeter of the photo. Engraved in silver and centered below the portrait: "Wheat Studio". Image dimensions are approximately: 11 cm X 16.1 cm.
Date: 1960 - 1963

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

Description: Photograph of a woman standing beside a chair with her right hand resting on the back of the chair. He left arm is by her side and her left hand is holding a closed fan. She is wearing a dark, full dress that buttons from the waist up with large white buttons. A watch fob is around her neck and extends down to a small pocket in her dress. She is wearing dangle earrings and a decorative hat. A white crocheted throw is draped over the chair. The backdrop resembles the interior room of a house. Attached to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of substrate, under photo, photographer's mark: "CABINET PORTRAIT C.J. Wright. Houston, Texas.". On back, handwritten: "Nolie Hinson J.H.P. Davis' Sister Martha Anseli's paternal grandmother. A yellow post-it note attached states: "Possibly Jane G. Davis In either case this would not be M.A.'s paternal grandmother". (Removed)
Date: unknown

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dress with ruffled insets]

Description: Studio portrait of Belle Ryon Davis. In this bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and ruffled insets above shoulders. There is heavy embroidered stitching at edges of collar and down the center of the dress. Davis' graying hair near forehead is curled and the rest of her dark hair is pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with gold trimmed scalloped edging.
Date: 1880

[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

Description: Photograph of F. I. Booth. In this studio portrait, Booth is wearing a dark colored jacket, white striped shirt, and dark colored tie. There is a pin on his left lapel. Mr. Booth has graying hair parted on the left side, and he has a thick mustache. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray matte with embossing below portrait that reads: "Wright's Studio A. H. Hitchler 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." Written on back of photo in pencil: "F. I. Booth" and in black ink: "6/23/99". Image dimensions are: 10.3 cm x 14.6 cm.
Date: June 23, 1899

[Mrs. Steward, Mr. A. P. George, Judge Elkins standing next to an automobile]

Description: Photograph of two men and a woman standing next to an automobile. There is a woman in the driver's seat of the automobile. Notation on back of photograph reads: "Mrs. Steward (Galveston), Mr. A. P. George, Judge Elkins" . The two men are wearing dark pants, white shirts, and ties. They are holding their hats in the left hands. The woman (with back to camera) is wearing light colored slacks, white shirt with a dark yoke at back and sleeves. Pasture in background. A number "12" is written in blue ink and a stamped "249" on back.
Date: unknown

[Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston"]

Description: Gray folder from "The Plantation - Houston" written underneath a drawing of a two story plantation house with trees and landscape. Drawing is in maroon ink with trees in green. Also written at bottom "A Party-Pix Photo 'Where Texans Dine and Dance to Nationally Famous Orchestras". The back page of the folder has four slits for the picture corners (accession 2000.026.015a)to be placed. Back of folder in maroon ink: "Reprints One Dollar Per Copy Refer To Club, Number on Table and Date SEP 13 1946 Call K.3-1293 or Write Party-Pix Company 10009 Isabella Houston 4".
Date: 1946

[Newspaper clipping of two men standing along side of their winning Shorthorns]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two men standing along side of their winning Shorthorns at the Houston Fat Stock show. The caption reads: "BEST OF THE SHORTHORNS - On left is Golden Oak Signet, reserve champion of the Shorthorns at the Houston Fat Stock show, and on the left is Sheiks-Jubilee, the grand champion of the Shorthorns. The men in the picture are C. S. Berry, left, and A. H. Caraway." Old Object Term: Newspaper
Date: unknown

[An unidentified woman sitting in a chair with her hands resting in her lap]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting in a chair. In this studio portrait, both of her hands are resting in her lap. She is wearing a dark top that shows her shoulders and a dark skirt. She has a lace cover over her shoulders and covers part of the top of the dress. She is wearing a dark beaded necklace, dangled earrings and her dark hair is parted down the middle and tied at the nape of her neck. Attached to cardboard substrate. At bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "Marks, Houston, Texas." Attached to a cardboard substrate.
Date: unknown

[Young girl standing on a covered platform]

Description: Photograph of a young girl standing on a covered platform. Possibly could be Nona Davis. Her left harm is resting on the top of the platform. She is wearing a dark jacket over a dark button up vest and a dark skirt that falls just below her knees. The skirt has pleats at the bottom. She has on horizontally striped leggings with dark lace-up boots. Her left hand is down by her side. Underneath photo, on matte, photographer's mark: "FROM Anderson's 85 MAIN STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS". Attached to a cardboard substrate.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Albert Peyton George and the Reserve Grand Champion Steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and the Reserve Grand Champion Steer All Breeds at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in Houston, Texas in 1940 (as written on the banner George is holding over the back of the steer). George is holding the steer by the lead rope attached to the steer's halter. Shrubs and brick half-way of the Livestock arena in background (man wearing a hat can partially be seen on other side of arena wall). Written in white between image of steer and George: "Smith K. C. Mo." Old Object Term: Print,Photographic
Date: 1940

[Directors of the American Brahman Breeders Association]

Description: Photograph of a group of fifteen men and one woman. They are the "Directors of the American Brahman Breeders Association Present at the Meeting Held March 17, 1947, at Houston, Texas" as type written on tape attached note on back of photograph. Also type written was identification of members: "Front Row (Left to right): G. A. Parr, Alice, Texas; R. G. Herrmann, Ocala, Florida; Edgar Hudgins, Hungerford, Texas; Afton Burke, President, Corsicana, Texas; Mrs. S. C. Border, Secretary, Hungerford, Texas; Claude C. Appling, Louise, Texas; Gail Whitcomb, Vice-President, Houston, Texas; Andrew Johnson, Port Bolivar, Texas. Back Row (Left to Right): Howard C. Parker, Center, Texas; Malcolm Levi, San Antonio, Texas; J. V. Gates, Poteet, Texas; Wm. States Jacobs, Houston, Texas; Bill Pate, Hidalgo, Texas; Wilbourn S. Gibbs, Huntsville, Texas; Houghton Brownlee, Burnet, Texas; Jack T. Garriett, Houston, Texas. Other members of the Board of Directors who were not present for this picture are as follows: Cecil Boyt, Devers, Texas; C. H. Beville, Bushnell, Florida; T. J. Durrance, Sr., Brighton, Florida; George Echols, Houston, Texas; O. J. Flowers, Menard, Texas; Fernando Calan, Havena, Cuba; A. P. George, Richmond, Texas; George Gilbert, Houston, Texas; Bob R. Jones, Slaughter, La.; M. G. Johnson, Edna, Texas; James M. McLemore, Alexandria, La; Henry O. Partin, Kissimmee, Florida; A. N. Smith, Blanks, La.; L. M. Slone, Bay City, Texas; N. S. Wittman, Beaumont, Texas". The typed notation is slightly faded and some letters are not easily distinguishable so names could be misinterpreted.
Date: March 17, 1947

[Photograph of a young man with a Brahman show steer]

Description: Photograph of a young man with a Brahman show steer. The young man, who is wearing denim pants, plaid shirt, denim jacket, and black cowboy hat is holding the lead rope to the steer. There are two men in felt cowboy hats and coats standing beside the steer. The man in the center is holding a wooden cane with round metal medallion near crook. They are in a covered arena at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition.
Date: 1950/1965

[Man on horseback with several other men on horseback in the background]

Description: Photograph focusing on one man on horseback. The man is wearing a western suit with light colored felt hat. Several other men on horseback can be seen in an open doorway of a covered arena. Back of photograph in black ink: "Albert George" and in blue ink: "Fred Golding, Pete Frost Jany [sic] 31st 1948". Stamped in blue: "Bob Bailey fine photography Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston2, Texas Negative Number 11187-1".
Date: January 31, 1948

[Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the exhibitor of the Reserve Grand Champion Short Horn Steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the exhibitor of the Reserve Grand Champion Short Horn Steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1940. George is wearing a three piece suit, eyeglasses, and a felt hat. He has his hands in his pants pockets. Crowd of people sitting in the grandstands of the indoor arena in background.
Date: 1940