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[Nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of nine boys that were part of the George School baseball team. The boys are lined up according to their height with tallest on left and shortest on the right. Three baseball bats form a triangle near the center foreground. White wooden exterior wall of a building in background (probably the George School building). Written on back of photo in pencil: "George School Ball Team (1) Edwin Kopycinski, (2) Milton __, (3) Leon Kachinski (4) John Kopycinski, (5) Eric Kopycinski, (6) Frank Jodarski, (7) James Cobb, (8) Steve Cobb & (9) Stenbrig Cobb."
Date: 1936 - 1939

[Twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of twenty students and one teacher in front of the George School. The students are posed in the "L" shaped area of the George School. The school building is the white wooden building in the background. Written on the back of the photograph in black: "1938 February (sic) Class of 38 George School Teacher: Ethel Sympson First Row: Francis Sopchack, Clara ? , ? , Hattie Gorka, Stanley Sykowski, Josephine Rogge. Second Row: ? , Bernice Linke, Vincent Sykowski, Katherine Piosecky, Florence Kopycinski, Mable Mahiezek, Angeline Piosecky, Johnny Gorka. Third Row: 6th Boy - Ben Sopchack."
Date: February 1938

["Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas" as written in black text near bottom right corner of postcard. Also written in blue ink on bottom "1939". The stucco church has vine covered exterior near north west side with large turret near northeast side just below arched doorway. Two story wooden white building in left background. The postcard has a silver border. Written on back in black text: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence. MFD. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1939

[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

[Trees in the George Ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard. There are two wooden lawn chairs to the left and right of the photo. Cedar trees (with other trees among them) from left to center right. A wooden fence can be seen at a break between trees on right. Top of a utility pole in center background. Trees in distance. Stamped in black on back of photo: "526" and Jan 27 1937". Back is watermarked "Velox".
Date: January 27, 1937

[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

[Four young girls and a toddler by a chicken yard]

Description: Outdoor photograph of four young girls and a toddler. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "By the chicken yard at Eben's house - FM 762 circa - 1939 Bernice was 9 yrs old Mary Anne Eben, (little girl) Bernice Linke - standing in Back Peevitz girls the rest". The wooden and wire chicken coop is in the left background, tree and barrels in right background.
Date: 1939

[Three tractors passing through a wooden gate at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a procession of three tractors passing through a wooden gate (away from camera). The men are wearing jackets and hats or caps. The man in the center is partially turned toward camera. The other two men are facing away from camera. The wooden gate is on the right side of the photograph. Stamped on back of photo in black: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945

[Two farm workers on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of two farm workers. Man in foreground who is smoking a cigarette is wearing dark pants, jacket, light colored hat, He is leaning against a storage tank. Man in background is bent over a sack of rice. Other sacks around a wooden barrel. There is a dark colored container next to the man's left leg (far right of photo). A jeep is parked in right background and another storage tank on a wooden platform is in center background. There is a small tree between the tank on the ground in foreground and the raised tank in background. Trees in distance. Stamp on back of photo: "4980".
Date: 1938 - 1945

[Tractors in the rice field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of tractors in the rice field. The men may be preparing to plant rice. Planters are attached to the back of the tractors and sacks of rice are on the right side of the photo. There is a girl standing on right near the sacks; storage tank behind her. Man on tractor on left; two men standing behind tractor in center. Stamped in black on back of photo: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945

[Photograph of four young men dressed in their Richmond High School Band uniforms]

Description: Photograph of four young men dressed in their Richmond High School Band uniforms. The uniforms consist of white shoes, white slacks, darker colored jackets with white trim, white belts, and hats. The four boys are standing on cement steps that lead to a screened porch of a white wooden house. Oleander bushes and other shrubs to the left and right of the brick ledges of the cement steps. The photo has a white border. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Andrew Briscoe son twins From L Top Mason Andrew Frank Bill". Image dimensions are: 8.1 cm x 5.1 cm.
Date: 1935 - 1945

[Large plant growing on the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up that focuses on a large plant (possibly a crepe myrtle?) growing on the exterior wall of the George Ranch house. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden building. Note in this photo, that both top and bottom porches are screened and the windows have no shutters. Partial view of the unpainted brick cistern house with white railed stairway on far left of photo. Written at bottom of photo in blue ink: "Nov. 1939". Stamped on back in black: "N669".
Date: November 1939

[Large plant growing on the George Ranch house]

Description: Photograph close-up that focuses on a large plant (possibly a crepe myrtle?) growing on the exterior wall of the George Ranch house. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden building. Note in this photo, that both top and bottom porches are screened and the windows have no shutters. There is a cement sidewalk extending from bottom right and leading to screened porch door. A rock walkway leads to an intersecting sidewalk in front of house. Stamped on back in black: "N669".
Date: 1939

[Photograph of four young men standing on the front porch of a house]

Description: Photograph of four young men standing on the front porch of a house. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Location ? (Tenant farm house on the George Ranch) L to R Eddie Golnick, Herbert Eben, Nelson Linke, Eddie Eben". Three of the men are standing arm in arm to the left of the porch and the third man is standing to the right with his left hand leaning on a column of the porch. There are two dark colored bottles to the left of the screened front door of the white wooden house. Cement steps to porch in right center foreground.
Date: 1936 - 1949

[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

[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 Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen. She is seated and wearing a dark dress with buttons down the center and a pin halfway down the top. Her hair is pulled back at her neck and she is wearing dark, round earrings. Helen is wearing a shite, lacy dress that comes above her knees. She has curly, shoulder length hair that is tied back with a large ribbon. At bottom, left of matte, handwritten: "MRS. TOM BOOTH daughter HELEN" c. 1939
Date: 1939

[Tractors parked on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of tractors parked on the George Ranch. Tractor on right (full view) has planters attached to the back. There is a man standing behind the second tractor in the first row on left. A girl is standing on far right in front of a storage tank. Stamped in black on back of photo: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945