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[Albert P. George and two men with a fox that was killed during a hunt]

Description: Photograph of three men with a fox that was killed during a hunt. Albert Peyton George is seated at the wheel of an automobile. There is a man standing near front wheel of car who has his hand on the windshield and his gun leaning against his bent left knee. Another man is seated on the running board near the rear tire of the car. This man has his gun resting between his hands and near his left shoulder. The fox is stretched across the running board of the car. Written in ink on back of photograph: "Albert George At Wheel".
Date: 1938 - 1945

[Albert Peyton George and three other men posed with trussed deer]

Description: Photograph of four men posed with trussed deer. Albert Peyton George is the second man from the left. He is wearing tall lace up boots, pants, white shirt, tie, and a golf cap. There is an unpainted wooden building on left. (faded area on left of photograph.)
Date: 1938 - 1941

[Albert Peyton George holding the halter to a Santa Gertrudis steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George holding the halter to a Santa Gertrudis steer from the George Ranch. George is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and felt hat. Barn in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Sept 1937". Stamped in black: "186".
Date: September 1937

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (far right) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. On back of photograph in pencil: Far Right - Albert George". A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (fourth from left) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937

[Bus and bus driver from the George Richmond School District]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of the bus and bus driver from the George Richmond School District. The driver, standing next to the dark painted bus, is wearing light colored pants, light colored shirt, and a hat. He has his right hand on his waist. There are trees in the background and partial view of a two story white house on right background.. Written across the side of the bus: "Booth - George Richmond School District". Written at bottom of picture in black: "Booth - George - Richmond Bus - Max Nowak, Driver" and in white near bottom corner: "Hamilton".
Date: 1937 - 1939

[Children at the George School]

Description: Photograph of the George School with the "L" addition. The George School is a white wooden building with an "L" shape. A front porch extends across the full length of the front. Sidewalks are seen in front of the porch and to the left and right of the front entrance. The sidewalk on the left leads to the "L" addition entrance. Several students are standing near the second, "L" addition entrance. The addition was probably made in 1937 or 1938. "The younger kids in the addition, older kids in front. Sliding door separated the rooms. Two teachers. George School had school desks with ink wells in the desk. Box suppers to raise money for the school, held at night, to buy Christmas gifts for the school kids. People from Richmond/ Rosenberg, would bid on the boxes in an auction. Person who made the box ate with the person who bought it. Decorated boxes real pretty, and sealed. Contents were a surprise: sandwiches, cookies, cake. For children in George School only. Mid-year, in the summertime, midterm."
Date: 1937 - 1938

[Eddie Eben in a military uniform]

Description: Bust photograph (copy) of a young man dressed in a military uniform. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Eddie Eben (service picture) son of Augusta [&] Albert Eben Grew-up on house on George Ranch on FM 762 (during WWII). Eben is wearing a light colored button shirt with darker colored tie.
Date: 1930 - 1940

[Edwin and Anita Kopycinski's house covered in snow]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a white wooden house with snow covered roof and yard. Written on back in pencil: "Edwin [&] Anita's Kopycinski's house on FM 762 - directly across from Linke's house. This house was bought and moved from the George Ranch - currently located near Fairchild, Tx circa - 1938, 1939". The white wooden house has a porch on the northeast corner. The porch columns are made of brick and wood. A wire with wooden post fence surrounds the house. There is a white wooden building behind the house. Snow covered driveway with car tracks and footprints in bottom left corner of photo; trees in distance.
Date: 1938 - 1939

[Eight people in front of a stucco building]

Description: Outdoor photograph of eight people. There is a man and woman seated on the ground with four women and two men standing behind them. The group is posed in front of a stucco building. There are two potted plants hanging on the exterior wall of the building on left; porch area on right with a bare shrub in front of porch rail on right.
Date: 1935 - 1950

[Ethel Jodarski wearing a uniform]

Description: Senior photograph of Ethel Jodarski probably taken in 1931. Ethel is wearing dark colored shoes, white socks, white slacks, dark jacket, white shirt, dark tie, and a cap. She has her right hand on her hips, left hand on the door of an automobile, and her left foot is on the running board of the vehicle. The white wooden house in the background is Ethel's home. Ethel visited a lot with Mary Jones. The photo is bordered by a black pattern with "Fox Co." written in the top right and bottom left corners. Written in ink above the image "Ethel Jodarski" and below the image "Senior".
Date: 1930 - 1932

[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

[Four young women posed in an outdoor setting]

Description: Tintype image of four young women posed in an outdoor setting. The girl on left is wearing a knee length dress with jacket and hat. She is holding a purse in her hands. Woman in front center, who is seated in a chair, is wearing a dress, jacket, and hat. Young girl on right is wearing knee length dress print jacket, and hat. Woman standing in back row, who is holding an opened parasol, is wearing a dark colored dress with light colored trim. The group is posed on a sidewalk with landscaping in background and mountains in the distance. The tintype is secured by tape in a gray frame with burgundy floral and line border near photo and a thick burgundy line around outer perimeter. Tintype dimensions are approximately: 3.8 cm x 5.6 cm.
Date: 1930 - 1940

[George Ranch farm worker sitting on the Massey Harris tractor]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of a George Ranch farm worker. The man sitting on the Massey Harris tractor is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat. He has "busters" or plowing equipment attached to the tractor. The back of the photograph has "Mr. Ed Kopychinski" written on back on blue. Partial view of fence in right background with tree on far right. Back of photo is watermarked: "This Paper Manufactured By Kodak".
Date: 1938 - 1955

[George School, one story, white wooden building]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of the George School building. The one story, white wooden building has four white columns supporting the front porch. Brick chimney to the left of the front porch. A wing at the back of the building gives an "L" shape to the school building. The building is bordered by shrubbery. Written in white in bottom right corner of photo: "Hamilton - Wharton".
Date: 1937 - 1939

[Group of men by two automobiles with deer bodies strapped to them]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting/standing near two automobiles. An African-American man is seated on a box of "Grand Prize Lager Beer". Deer killed in a hunt are strapped to the hoods of the two cars. Albert Peyton George is seated on the far left. Two wooden buildings in background. Edge of a brick building on far left.
Date: 1935 - 1944

[Group of men by two automobiles with deer bodies strapped to them]

Description: Photograph of a group of men sitting /standing near two automobiles. The automobiles have deer that the men killed in a hunt tied to the hoods of the cars. An African-American man is seated on a box of " Grand Prize Lager Beer" in the front center of the two cars. Each man is holding a bottle of Grand Prize beer. The man on far left is Albert Peyton George. Brick building to left. Other buildings in background.
Date: 1935 - 1944

[A group of older adults standing on a porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of five women and one man standing on the porch of a white wooden house. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "on porch of Linke House - circa 1938 - 1939 L to R Paula Luedke, Frieda Witteneben, Agusta Eben, Charlie Hill, Tillie Baker, Hilda Linke". The two women on far left are standing in front of the screened door. Two on far right are standing in front of a window.
Date: 1938 - 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. 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

[Man leaning against a rice combine or cutter at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a man leaning against a rice combine or cutter. The man, wearing overalls, short sleeved shirt, and a hat, is to the left of the photograph. He is leaning on the cutter that is attached to the tractor on far right. This photograph was taken from the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938

[A man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch. The man is wearing a white shirt and a dark colored hat. There is a white barn in right background. Trees in background from barn to left edge of photograph. Partial view of another tractor on right side of photo. Photo is slightly blurred. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945

[A man on a tractor that is pulling harvesting rice at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch two men harvesting rice. A man wearing overalls, white shirt, and cap is sitting on the fender of the tractor. Another man, only partially viewed (hat and shirt) is sitting on top of the stack of rice in the cart being pulled by the tractor. Small stacks of hay seen in the field to the left. This photo is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938