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[Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules. In this Sepiatone professional outdoors photograph, the two men are holding black umbrellas in their left hands and fans in their right hands. Both are wearing slacks, jackets, and hats. Man on right has a cigar in his mouth. A limb extends across the length of the (bottom) foreground. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The back of the photograph has a picture of a town with crowd of people labeled "M'Leodsville.--Happy Hollow." Printed in black under picture and label: "HAPPY HOLLOW for outdoor amusements. FREE ENTERTAINMENT every pleasant day. Cages open all the time. DONKEYS and PONIES for mountain rides and phuny fotos. All owned and managed by McLEOD, THE WILD WEST PHOTOGRAPHER, Hot Springs, Ark." In black ink in back at top: "Left - Albert George". Image dimensions are: 11.3 cm x 17.5 cm.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George with two unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mamie Davis George (center) with two unidentified men. The group is standing in front of a large oak tree. Mamie is wearing a dark dress with v-neck and two hexagon shaped buttons just below the neckline. Mamie has graying hair and wears wire rimmed glasses. She has her right hand on her hip. Albert is wearing light colored slacks, white striped shirt and a lattice print tie. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. There is a white wooden building in the background. Trees in right background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mamie George standing in the yard of the George home]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mamie George standing in the yard near the northwest corner of the George home. Mr. George, who has gray hair and wears glasses, is wearing pants, and matching vest, white shirt, and tie with lattice print. He has his left arm around Mrs. George. Mrs. George, who also has gray hair and wears glasses, is wearing a dark long-sleeved dress with a round brooch just below the center of the rounded neckline. Written on back of photo: in red "2 col P 78" in pencil "E4513 [circled] 1480". Photograph has tape (yellowed) across part of front and back.
Date: 1945 - 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the snow covered ranch yard]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones in the ranch yard after snow. White picket fence (gate open) with automobile parked near gate. White wooden buildings on right. Trees and pasture in background. The photograph has a black pattern around perimeter. Back of photograph stamped in blue: "8 178" and in purple "GUARANTEED FOR LIFE THIS IS A GENUINE BORDER FOX-TONE PICTURE MADE BY FOX COMPANY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS COPYRIGHTED 1927 BY CARL D. NEWTON".
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones sitting on a rowboat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George and Mary Jones (at about 1 year old) sitting on a rowboat (upside down) near a large body of water (background). George is wearing dark pants, dark vest, tie, white shirt, and felt hat. Jones is wearing a white gown, white stockings, and white shoes. Partial view of an automobile to right. Two men and tree to left. Back of photograph in pencil: "957 (Duplicate 3)".
Date: 1920 - 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and nine other men wearing hats]

Description: Photograph of a group of ten men who appear to be discussing a white calf partially seen to the far right of photograph. Man on far left is pointing to the calf. Albert Peyton George is the eight man from the left. He is wearing pants, long-sleeved shirt, print (wide) tie, and a hat with a dark wide band. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. Two men can be seen in top right corner. Automobiles are parked in parking lot in background. People on and near automobiles to right. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of this Picture Please Mention Neg. No [48-3]".
Date: 1940 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and two other men outside of a tent, a woman sitting in the tent]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George in a street scene. George is the second man from left (outside of tent). There is a woman in a striped tent in the center of the photograph. George (image blurred probably because of motion) is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, white tie, and light colored felt hat. Back of photograph in pencil: "4701 [marked through] 4710".
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George and two unidentified men wearing dark suits]

Description: Studio photograph of Albert Peyton George and two unidentified men. Albert, who is standing in the center of the photograph, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark tie. He is resting his left elbow on a brick structure to his left. Man on left is seated on a cement column and he has an umbrella (closed with tip on ground) in his right hand. Man on right is seated on a wooden bench. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Text below the image reads: "Deane. Waco, Texas". Text on back of photograph reads: "Deane. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1892 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George as a boy, wearing a dark military style outfit]

Description: Tintype image of Albert Peyton George. In the photograph, George is wearing a dark military style outfit. A white collar is visible above the neckline of the jacket. A watch chain hangs across the front of the jacket. George has his left hand on a book that is on top of a table to his left. There is a hat and another book on the table. He has a tablet and a pencil in the right pocket of the jacket. The tintype has a paper frame with gold trim.
Date: 1884 - 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George as a young man, facing to the left]

Description: Studio bust portrait of Albert Peyton George. George, who has his hair parted on the side and combed back, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark colored bow tie. He has a leaf pin on his left lapel. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate.
Date: 1888 - 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George at George Ranch standing with his hands in his pockets]

Description: Full length photograph of Albert Peyton George taken at the George Ranch. George is wearing boots with a striped three-piece suit, white shirt, and tie with pattern. He is wearing round frame eyeglasses and a felt cowboy hat. George has his hands in the pockets of his pants. A white building is in left background and stock pens and trees in center and right background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George feeding a white Brahma over a wire fence]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George feeding a white Brahma over a wire fence. The photograph was taken at the George Ranch in June of 1945. George is wearing light colored slacks, dark belt, and white shirt. He has arms over the fence. The white building in the background (with white arches) is the chicken house. Trees in background. Back of photograph in blue ink: "June 1945". Photograph is out of focus.
Date: June 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and two unidentified men]

Description: Albert Peyton George (second from left), Gene Autry (third from left) and two unidentified men (one possibly A. Lee?) in a publicity pose. Gene Autry is "reading" a cattle brochure. The front of the photograph is autographed by Autry and reads: "To one I am proud to call friend Albert Lee". The men are seated on a striped upholstered sofa. Table lamps to left and right of the sofa. Two framed art pieces on wall above the sofa. Back of photograph is stamped in black: H. M. TENNY & Associates photography publicity 3615 MacGregor Houston" and in pencil "#1228b".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing in an arena next to a horse. George, who is on the far right, is wearing a three piece suit with print tie and striped shirt. He is wearing dark rimmed glasses and a light colored felt hat. George has his left hand in his pants pocket. Autry is wearing a knit suit with tucked in boots with tops that have images of longhorns, hearts, moons, and stars on them. He has a yoked western shirt and a white felt hat. He is holding a riding crop in his left hand and he is holding his horse's halter in his right hand. The horse has a saddle with very intricate leather work and ornate silver trim. Written in pencil in back of photograph: "Mr. George standing to Gene Autry's left."
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (on far right) with Gene Autry (center) and Virgil Shepherd. Autry has his right hand on the horse's halter. Autry is wearing boots with longhorn, stars, half moons, and hearts motif on the tops. The boots have spurs. His knit suit has a detailed western shirt underneath it. He is holding a riding crop in his left hand. George is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt, and print tie. He has a round pin on his lapel. George has his left hand in his pants pocket. Note the saddle on horse - Autry's saddle is very ornate and detailed. The group is in an arena of unknown location (perhaps Fort Worth?). The photograph was autographed by Gene Autry and reads: "To Albert With Best Wishes Gene Autry".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George holding a gun, next to three unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with three unidentified men. George, second from left, is holding the handle of a gun in his right hand. George is wearing a three piece suite, dark patterned tie with white shirt. He has wire-rimmed glasses and graying hair. A business card bearing the name "Harry C. Webb" was once attached to this photograph with a paper clip (rust evidence on back of photo and front of card). The card is accessioned 2000.026.018b and is tucked inside the photograph sleeve of this photograph. There is a window with blinds in the background. Back of photograph in top right corner has a rusted image of a paper clip.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a horse]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a horse. Mr. George is wearing a three piece dark suit and a light colored felt hat. Wooden barns with stock pens in background. Dog in front of the wooden partition of the stock pen in background just to the right of George. Engraved in bottom left corner: "H. H. Morris, Galveston, Tex."
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a Santa Gertrudis bull]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George holding the lead rope of a Santa Gertrudis bull at the George Ranch. Two other men wearing straw cowboy hats are standing on the other side of the bull. George is wearing wing-tip cowboy boots, light colored pants, shirt, print tie, and light colored felt hat. The group is standing on a gravel road. Partial view of a truck in far right background (behind George) Trees and fence line in background. Stamped in black on back: "Humble Oil & Refining Company Houston, Texas Photo By: Mel Coston".
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George seated in an upholstered chair, wearing a dark three piece suit]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George, who is seated in an upholstered chair, is wearing a dark three piece suit (top button buttoned). George has his right arm across the arm rest of the chair. His left arm is resting on his left thigh. Portrait ends just above the knees. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a red trim around the perimeter. Back of portrait in black print: "Louis Rice Photographer Texas." The words are written inside of drawn banners. A camera and paint palette image are drawn between drawings of two women in round frames.
Date: 1880 - 1887
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George seated on a bench, with his hands clasped together]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George seated on a bench. George, who has his hands clasped around his left knee (crossed over his right) is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt, and light colored felt hat (pushed back on his head). White building (possibly the water cistern at the George Ranch house) in background. The photograph is mounted on a white texture cardboard matte. There is pencil writing on back that begins "Mr. A P. George" but the remainder of the notation is not legible.
Date: 1894 - 1896
Item Type: Photograph