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[Photograph of five men standing near an airplane]

Description: Photograph of five men (full view of four) standing near an airplane that is being loaded with cattle. The plane has an image of a globe with wings (wings have "PAA" printed in them) and "CLIPPER CARGO" printed below globe image. The cattle "chute" is to the left of photograph and has "PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS" printed along the bottom. Back of photograph in pencil identifies the men: "Left to Right 1. V. W. Frost 2. Senator H. Brownlee 3. A. P. George 4. J. W. Sartwelle" also notation reading "If man [with] raincoat cannot be identified by chronicle, call E. Pate (C-6336) Senator Brownlee".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Heine Neidig and A. T. McDannald with the Champion Brahman]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig and A. T. McDannald with the Champion Brahman at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1950. Neidig is holding the steer's halter and lead rope in his right hand. McDannald is holding the champion banners in both of his hands. The sign posted above the stall partition reads: "Sponsored by A. T. McDannald Fed By Heine Neidig Seguin, Texas". The group is standing in a hay filled stall in a covered arena.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Heine Neidig of Seguin, Texas with the sponsor of his champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig of Seguin, Texas with the sponsor of his champion steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1950. Sign above Neidig's head reads: "Sponsored by A. T. McDannald Fed by Heine Neidig Seguin, Texas". The sponsor is holding two banners proclaiming Neidig's steer as champion. Hay in foreground; wooden panel in background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Heine Neidig with his Champion Brahman Steer]

Description: Photograph of Heine Neidig from Egin, Texas with his Champion Brahman (?) Steer Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Houston, Texas in 1950 as written on the banner over the back of the black steer. Neidig is holding the steer's halter and lead rope in his right hand. Neidig and the steer are standing in a hay filled stall located in an indoor arena. The stall number 627 is written on the wooden partition near the sign displaying Neidig's name.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Jean Kiger with her champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Jean Kiger with her champion steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1947. Albert Peyton George is standing to the right of the young exhibitor. He is wearing a dark coat, three piece suit, dark print tie, and white shirt. Another man (unidentified) is standing next to George. The photograph was taken in the indoor arena. Other men in background. Stamped on back of photo in black: "Morris Photographs David J. and Mattie V. Morris Box 428, South Houston, Texas Print From Negative No. [in blue ink] 512".
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Jeff McLemore and Henry Frost]

Description: Photograph of Jeff McLemore and Henry Frost. McLemore has dark hair and mustache. The full length portrait shows McLemore, who is dressed in a dark pin stripe three piece suit with his hat on his right knee, sitting on a rock ledge. Frost is balding and has a long beard. Frost, who is standing on the right side of the portrait, is wearing a dark knee length coat, dark pants, white shirt, dark colored ascot and his right arm is in a sling. Frost's left arm is behind his back. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with writing in pencil at bottom that reads: "Jeff McLemore, / Henry Frost". Text at bottom also reads: "Chas J. Wright 84 Main St. Houston, Texas". The back of the photograph is pink.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, Chas. J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. Albert Peyton George sitting in the passenger side of a car]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Albert Peyton George sitting in the passenger side of a car. The passenger door is opened and Mr. George is turned to possibly exit the automobile. There is a man with his right hand extended toward George (to probably offer assistance). A woman (sitting in the driver's seat) is peering through car door to the right of Mr. George. Partial view of a man sitting in passenger side rear seat on far left of photograph. Bottom of photograph printed in white: "Shirer KC-M2". Written on back in pencil: "? Bob Armstrong". Stamped in red on back: "Photo Number [in pencil] 19549 When ordering additional prints Please refer to this number R. W. Shirer Livestock Photographer 210 Westport Rd. Kansas City, Mo. Je 2275".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. George taken at "The Plantation Houston"]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. George taken at "The Plantation Houston" "Where Texans Dine and Dance to Nationally Famous Orchestras". Mr. And Mrs. George are seated third and fourth on left side of the table from foreground. A group of fifteen people can be seen at the table. The small tables that are linked together to form one large table carry drink glasses, whiskey bottles, plates, and other paper goods. There are other tables of people in background. The photograph is tucked into a gray folder accession 2000.026.015a.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mrs. Dickerson]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Dickerson. Mrs. Dickerson is wearing a dark colored dress with lace inset on the bodice. The button front ends at a band collar with ruffles at her throat. Streamers of ribbons attach at the left shoulder and the long sleeves are made of lace. Mrs. Dickerson's dark hair is curled at her forehead and temples and then pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Text at bottom of cardboard reads: "From Anderson's 85 Main Street, Houston, Texas". The text is surrounded by a black pattern. Written on back in pencil: "Mrs Dickerson".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Pete Frost branding the wall with the "O" brand belonging to Polly Ryon]

Description: Photograph of Pete Frost branding the wall (of Rice Hotel?) with the "O" brand belonging to Polly Ryon and used by the George Ranch. The paneled wood wall on right has several other brands. A lamp in front of the wall has a cowhide with branding motif on the lamp shade. A man with gray hair standing in the center of the portrait is wearing a striped suit, white shirt, and striped tie. Partial view of a man (top of head) near bottom left and another at far left. Other men in background. The "ranch" style of the room includes a mural of a pasture at top of wooden paneling (right) with mounted deer, horns, ropes, and branding irons adorning the wall in background. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "Photograph By Victor M. Helm 4026 Dover - Houston, Texas Peter Whitney Associate MI- 1504 JA - 6342". The photograph was removed from the Mamie George photo album page 16.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of six men seated aound a large dining table]

Description: Photograph of six men seated (man to left center is standing/leaning over to talk to George) around a large dining room table (possibly at the Rice Hotel). Albert Peyton George is seated third from left around the table. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, print tie, and has tortoise shell framed eyeglasses. To the left of the photograph is a French door with partial view of a table in front of it. Chairs, some covered with hats, coats (one wooden cane) line the floral painted walls. There is an open door near top, center of photograph. Stamped in black on back of photo: "Photograph By Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone Ch -8996 Reorder By No. [in pencil] C - 2046 - H" . The photograph was removed from the Mamie George photo album page 17.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. The banner proclaiming the steer as reserve champion is being held by its exhibitor, the young man standing directly behind it. A.P. George is standing on the far left. George, who is wearing a suit, is holding the lead rope to the steer in his left hand and his cowboy hat in his right hand. Four unidentified men are standing behind the exhibitor. The arena brick wall with people leaning on brick ledge is in the background. "Smith K. C. Mo. Is printed vertically in white near George's pant leg. Written on back of photograph in black ink: "March 14 - 1940" and in pencil "Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer Ho [sic] Fat Stock Show 2940". Stamped in black on back: "Photo No [in pencil] 10782 [black stamp] Use this number to order extra prints Guy F. Smith 220 West 12th St. Kansas City, Missouri".
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Rodeo cowboy participating in the bull riding event]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American rodeo cowboy. The cowboy is participating in bull riding. He is wearing boots, dark colored chaps with white fringe trim, light colored shirt (number pinned on left shoulder) and a straw cowboy hat. He has his left arm extended in the traditional bull riding manner. There are several cowboys standing/sitting on the wooden partitions in the background. Advertisement signs are visible above the top of the pens - one near center reads: "St. Pes Saddlery Pasadena" and the one on left "Swifts Plastic..".
Date: 1975 - 1980
Item Type: Photograph

[Santa Gertrudis exhibited at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition]

Description: Photograph of a Santa Gertrudis exhibited at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. The huge black bull partially obscures the man standing on the other side of it. The man, who is wearing a light colored suit and felt hat, is holding a banner reading [not fully legible]: "Champion ? Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition Houston, Texas 1955?". The man appears to be holding a show stick in his left hand since it is visible below the neck of the bull. There is a partition made of wood and metal separating spectators from the arena area in the background. Partial view of a man in standing near spectator section on left and three men and a wheel chair standing in an alley on right. Typewritten (and in blue ink) on back of photo: "18347 - champ. Santa gertrudis [sic], Prince Albert 2 II - A. P. George, Richmond, Texas".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph