George Ranch Historical Park - 14 Matching Results

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["Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex."]

Description: Postcard image titled "Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex. Maurer Photo" as written at bottom of the image. The photograph shows a ship with two decks of people at the rails. There is a banner on the second deck rail that reads: "Texas Shriners, Galveston-Rochester". There are lifeboats with a few people milling about on top deck.
Date: [1900..1920]

[Postcard image of a child and a man outdoors]

Description: Postcard image of a child and a man outdoors. The child, standing to the left of the photo, is wearing a white short pants suit. The man is on his hands and knees beneath a palm plant. There is foliage and a wooden fence (near center right) in the background. Partial view of a large wooden building with turret in left background. The postcard was cut, so the text on back is only partially viewed. Partial text reads: "-Ost Card [Postmark] Sep [not legible] [1 cent green stamp with image of Ben Franklin and his birth death date of 1706 1790] Mrs. A. P. George". Other partial text in blue ink.
Date: [1900..1920]

[Postcard image of a man on horseback and a child on a pony]

Description: Postcard image of a man on horseback and a child on a pony. The man may be Henry Jones and the child is possibly his daughter Mary Jones. There is a black and white dog to the right of the horses and riders. A bicycle is partially visible just behind Henry Jones' horse. Shadows of two people (one with hands on hips) in foreground; leaning utility pole on left; fences and utility poles in background. Text on back: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Solio (printed 4 times around following words) Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of a woman leading a horse on the George Ranch]

Description: Postcard image of a woman leading a horse on the George Ranch. The woman is possibly Rhydonia Jones who was married to Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. Rhydonia is wearing a white blouse with a dark skirt. A white picket fence with gate near left center is in the foreground. One small tree on left side of gate; three trees on right side of gate with more along fence line on left side of photo. George Ranch pasture in background. Text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of a woman riding a white horse]

Description: Postcard image of a woman riding a white horse in the George Ranch House yard. The woman, who is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt, is probably Rhydonia Jones. Rhydonia was married to Mamie George's cousin Henry Jones. There is a small puppy behind the horse in the shade of the cistern house to the left of the photograph. The Nancy Jones oak tree is in the center right background. According to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual", the tree was planted by Nancy Jones in 1824. Smaller trees are to the right. There are two small wooden structures to the left and right of the oak tree trunk. A white wooden pen is partially visible in the background between the white horse and the cistern house. Wooden fence in background with trees in distance. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The George Ranch House was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect, according to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual". The house has dark trim on window shutters and ornate posts of porch. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. There are three geese near center right of photograph in a pen. Wire fence (barb wire top) in foreground. Trees in right background with the top of a small wooden building visible on far right. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Velox (four times around the following) Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the south side of the story and a half white wooden house. The house has dark trim on shutters and, trim boards, and porch posts. There is a bay window to the left of the south porch. White picket fence encloses the yard and a wire fence surrounds a portion of the picket fence. The gate to the wire fence is opened. Three small trees are near the wire fence line. Large oak tree partially visible in left foreground with a trap or pen (door pulled up and open) to the right of the tree. A small wooden building can be seen in the left background. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the south side of the story and a half white wooden house. The house has dark trim on shutters and, trim boards, and porch posts. There is a bay window to the left of the south porch. White picket fence encloses the yard and a wire fence surrounds a portion of the picket fence. The gate to the wire fence is opened. Three small trees are near the wire fence line. Large oak tree partially visible in left foreground with a trap or pen (door pulled up and open) to the right of the tree. A small wooden building can be seen in the left background. Text on back: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900

[Postcard image of the first George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the first George Ranch House. The photograph shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The house was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with the design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect. The white house has dark trim around windows, trim boards, and porch posts. The porch, located on portions of the south and east sides of the house, has ornate trim work at top with white balustrade and dark painted rail. Bay windows on northeast and southwest corners have different roof lines. White picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. Small oak tree in foreground. Larger oak tree in left background. Text on back of postcard: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage Stamp Here".
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard image of the first George Ranch House]

Description: Postcard image of the first George Ranch House. The photograph shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The house was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with the design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect. The white house has dark trim around windows, trim boards, and porch posts. The porch, located on portions of the south and east sides of the house, has ornate trim work at top with white balustrade and dark painted rail. Bay windows on northeast and southwest corners have different roof lines. White picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. Small oak tree in foreground. Larger oak tree in left background. On lower, right hand corner hand-written: "1st House"
Date: 1900 - 1911

[Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907"]

Description: Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907" as written at bottom of image. Three men are standing in the rice field with rice stalks reaching shoulder level. There is a man on the threshing machine and another man riding one of two horses that is pulling the machine. Text also written on image: "B3425" (bottom right corner). Written on back in blue ink: "Rel: August Myer" and "3 [encircled]".
Date: September 20, 1907

[Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907"]

Description: Postcard titled "Harvesting Rice at Booth Texas. Sept 20th 1907" as written at bottom of image. Three men are standing in the rice field with rice stalks reaching shoulder level. There is a man on the threshing machine and another man riding one of two horses that is pulling the machine. Text also written on image: "B3425" (bottom right corner).
Date: September 20, 1907

["Shriners bound for New York"]

Description: Postcard image titled "Shriners bound for New York Maurer Photo". The image shows the upper and lower decks filled with passengers of a ship. There are three men on the dock in the bottom left corner of the photograph. A banner attached to the rail of the upper deck can partially be read as: "Texas Shriner, Gal".
Date: [1900..1920]

[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach]

Description: Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON BEACH, Under MURDOCK'S BATH HOUSE L. TOBLER, PHOTOGRAPHER" and in ink " Mrs. Zillah Myers 603 Olive St, Texarkana, Tx-Ark. The postcard is postmarked in Booth, Texas with a date of August 25 (?) 1906.
Date: August 25, 1906