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[A man working at a desk]

Description: Photograph titled "Beatrice, Nebr. Jan. 1919" as written below the image. The photograph shows a man seated behind a desk. The man, who is wearing a dark vest, white shirt, and a dark tie, is holding an ink pen in his right hand. There are several bottles of ink, stacks of papers, rolls of paper, and stamps and stamp pads on the desk top. There is a light fixture at top and drapes (pulled back) in the background. Written on back in pencil: "41".
Date: January 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Nine men and a little girl gathered around an automobile]

Description: Postcard image of nine men and a little girl on and around an automobile. The little girl is standing on the left fender of the automobile. Thomas Walter Davis is standing in the center of the photograph just beyond the image of the steering wheel. He is wearing a white shirt and a light colored square crowned felt hat. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand (visible below steering column of vehicle). To the right of the photograph is a sign reading: "J. T. DYER". On back of postcard is the Post Card mail information.
Date: 1915 - 1922
Item Type: Postcard

[Nine men standing around and sitting in a Marion "Bob Cab" automobile]

Description: Photograph identical to 2000.014.002 There are nine men in the photograph standing around and sitting in a car that belonged to Dr. Chas. Castelaw and was a Marion 'Bob Cab'. Behind the car, to the right, is a J.T. Dyer sign. A small, brown haired girl, identified by writing on the substrate surrounding the picture as Martha Virginia Hinson (Ansel), is standing on the left fender of the car. From left to right, the men are identified as Bill Jones, Cap. Rich (Marshall Howard Rich) Chas. Crawford, Dr. Chas Castelaw, Walter Jones, "Bud" Davis, Earnest Farmer, Albert P. George Martha Virginia Huison (Ansel) and Joe Jones. Photo enclosed in an ivory, twofold substrate with identification markings (used in this description) on left side. On bottom, right corner of matte under photo, photographer's mark: "Boek Studio VICTORIA, TEXAS"
Date: October 5, 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of four men]

Description: Photograph of four men "horse playing" for the camera outdoors near the cabin at Camp George. Notation written vertically near bottom left corner of photograph reads: "Feb - 22 1910 Camp George". Two of the men are holding on to a third man (wearing denim pants) who is holding a bottled beverage in front of him. Camp George Cabin is to the left of the photograph. Trees in background. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: February 22, 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis. Mr. Davis, who has gray hair, is wearing dark slacks and dark vest with white long sleeved shirt. He is holding his dark, felt hat in his right hand. Mrs. Davis is wearing a light colored dress that is shirred from shoulders to waist and buttons from the collar to just below the waistline. Her gray hair is pulled back into a bun. The couple is standing on their front porch. White wooden building in background. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern.
Date: 1912 - 1927
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis. The photograph was taken outdoors. Mr. Davis is seated in a wooden chair and is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark bow tie. He is wearing a white hat with dark band. His hands are resting on his thighs. Mrs. Davis, who has her graying hair pulled loosely back into a bun, is wearing a white blouse with ruffles at collar and ends of her long sleeves and a floor length full dark skirt. Her hands are together are her waist. Back of photograph in pencil: "Mr. & Mrs. JHP Davis".
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of R. G. Brhman]

Description: Photograph of R. G. Brhman. In this studio portrait, Brhman is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and white tie. The suit coat's top button is buttoned with the chain of his pocket watch visible near the pants waist. He has his dark hair parted near middle left. The photograph is secured in a textured brown folder. The folder has an ornate engraved oval on front cover, top left. When opened the folder encloses the photograph in a rectangular matte that has a line textured pattern followed by a stripe pattern around the perimeter of the photo. Written in black ink near bottom right corner of matte: "Sincerely, R. G. Brhman, 5-16-'18". Image dimensions are approximately: 14.5 x 9.
Date: May 16, 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of seven men standing in a row]

Description: Photograph of seven men standing in a row in front of the rear of two automobiles in a field. They are all wearing dark suits and ark hats. There is an automobile in the distance on the right and two near the men on the left. Dense trees line the background. On back, handwritten: "Feby 21st 1915".
Date: February 21, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of T. W. Davis sitting on the steps]

Description: Photograph of T. W. Davis sitting on the steps leading to the front porch of a house. Davis is wearing a dark suit and tie with a white shirt and light colored felt hat. Balustrade of porch to left Three hanging baskets are hanging from porch ceiling. A wooden rocker to the right of photo. Sidewalk in foreground. Back of photograph in pencil: "123".
Date: 1910 - 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Pin with a star at top reads: "EL PASO"]

Description: Pin with a star at top and "EL PASO" lettered on left side and "MAR 18020 1913" lettered on right side. Underneath on banner: "37TH ANNUAL CONVENTION". On a rectangular bar hanging from top tier by small chains: "EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE". Small red and white striped ribbon extends to circle on top of a star on bottom, it states: "CATTLE RAISERS' ASS'N OF TEXAS". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: [1913-03-18..1913-03-20]

[Pin with ribbon]

Description: Pin with ribbon. Top "TEXAS BANKERS ASSOCIATION" Ribbon "SAN ANTONIO MAY 7 - 8 - 9 1912" Bottom in handwriting "J. H. Davis, J.H.P. Davis & Co., Richmond, Texas" Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, banker
Date: [1912-05-07..1912-05-09]

[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

Description: Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of "White Villa Marlin Tex June 20 1919"]

Description: Postcard image of "White Villa Marlin Tex June 20 1919" as written in white text at bottom of image. The photograph shows eight children seated in the grass, five women seated in chairs, and six men and one woman standing. The group is in front of a white wooden building. There is a wire and wooden post fence in left background; shrubs on right and in left background.
Date: June 20, 1919
Item Type: Postcard

[Rectangular pin at top states: "EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE"]

Description: Rectangular pin at top states: "EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE". Blue ribbons extends down to outline of North American continent. On this, it states: "8TH ANNUAL CONVENTION INTER STATE INLAN WATERWAY LEAGUE NOVEMBER-1912 PALACIOS, TEX." Old Object Term: Commemorative pin
Date: December 1912

[Ten men in uniform, mounted on dark horses]

Description: Postcard of ten men in uniform mounted on dark horses. There are fifteen horses in the picture; eight harnessed to two separate buggies. Two men on horses are in the foreground of the other eight, who are lined up in a row. There are two trees in the far left of the postcard. There is a white "East National Bank" building in the background and a smaller building in the far right center of the picture. On the back of the postcard: "10/15/17 (at top) Oct 16 2 PM (post office stamp) 1 cent stamp" Addressed to "Mr and Mrs APGeorge Richmond, Texas" Other writing is on back, but illegible due to the back of the postcard's attachment to the back of another postcard.
Date: October 15, 1917
Item Type: Postcard

[Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis wearing a felt hat]

Description: Photograph close-up of Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis reproduced from image 2000.014.002. Davis is wearing a white shirt and light colored square crowned felt hat. Steering wheel in foreground. Back of photograph in pencil: "Bud Davis".
Date: 1915 - 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men standing on a bridge at the Iowa-Nebraska state line]

Description: Photograph titled "On Iowa-Nebr. State Line. Mar. 1919" of three men standing on a bridge. All three men are wearing dark suits; man on right is also wearing a knee length overcoat. The man in center is holding a pigeon in his hands. Steel trestles of bridge at top of photograph.
Date: March 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men watching over an open pit cookout at Camp George]

Description: Photograph of three African-American men watching over an open pit cookout at Camp George. Notation on front of photograph in blue ink "Feb 22 1910 Camp George" Man on left (in background) is seated on a pile of wood. Man in center is dressed in dark slacks, white jacket, and black tie. He is holding a plate possibly in preparation to serve guests of Camp George. Man on right is bent over the grill filled with meats. There is a large serving platter on the far right of the grill. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: February 22, 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Three men wearing suits and hats, outside of a building]

Description: Outdoor photograph of three men titled "At Deadwood S. D. Aug. '19" The three men are dressed in suits and ties and they are wearing hats. The man on left is holding a cigarette between his fingers and his hand is at his chest. The men are standing on a wooden sidewalk with an ornate wrought iron rail on left and the exterior wall of a stucco building on right. Mountain with trees in left background. Written on back in pencil: "3".
Date: August 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Three tiered San Antonio livestock "Executive Committee" pin]

Description: Three tiered pin that is connected by small chains. The top rectangular pin states "Executive Committee". Second tier is circular with an image of the Alamo in center. Underneath it states: "35TH ANNUAL CONVENTION MARCH 21-23, 1911 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS". Third tier is a blue star with a white circle on top that states: "CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: [1911-03-21..1911-03-23]