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[Albert Peyton George with an unidentified gentleman]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with an unidentified gentleman, who may possibly be William Kinchen Davis or J.H.P. Davis. George, who is standing on the right with his hands behind his back, is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt, tie, and felt hat. Partial view of Model T cars in background. There is a number "76" in bottom left corner of photo. Trees in right background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Feby [sic] 21st - 1915." and vertically "61".
Date: February 21, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with his trophy prong-horn antelope from a hunt]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with his trophy Prong-horn Antelope from a hunt on the Adobe Ranch. Mr. George is holding the horn of the antelope in his right hand. Mr. George is wearing pants, shirt, sweater, tie, jacket, and a cap. Typewritten in black on back of photograph: "To Albert George our hats we doff: He downed this buck from a fur piece off! Adobe Ranch, Oct. 12/44" . Also written in pencil: "22 6". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: October 12, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break]

Description: Colored photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon and is wearing a light colored jacket, pants and hat. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy on far right is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys are standing behind and to the left of A.P. George. Large herd of cattle in background.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Framed copy print of original, numbered 2000.027.008. Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with seventeen men at a hotel dinner table]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with a group of seventeen contemporaries at a hotel dinner table in a carousel motif room. George is the third man from left seated at the table. The second man seated at the table is identified on back in pencil as Glenn Mal (?), sixth from left is Chuck Darst, and seventh from left is Pep Peareson. Back of photograph in pencil: 2. "Glenn Mal 6. Chuck Darst 7. Pep Peareson".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer that he purchased at the Houston Livestock Show. The young man who exhibited the steer is holding the banner naming his steer the champion. George, who is standing on far left, is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt, and dark tie. He is wearing glasses and a light colored felt cowboy hat. The livestock show crowd is in the background.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Alfred Kirkland Baker as an infant, with a dog]

Description: Photograph of an infant and a dog. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Alfred Kirkland Baker Age eight months". Alfred, who is wearing a white gown with eyelet lace at hem, is seated on tassel trimmed fabric draped over a wooden chair. A large brown or black and white dog is sitting in a chair to the left; the dog has its front paws on the chair that the infant is sitting on. There is a pillow over the back of the chair. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate. The cardboard has an embossed floral pattern on the outer border. Text in gold below the photo reads: "Eggel, Coleman, Texas."
Date: 1890 - 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline and an unknown woman sitting on the steps of a brick front porch]

Description: Photograph of Aline and an unknown woman sitting on the steps of a brick front porch. Both women are wearing light colored dress, light stockings and dark shoes and dark hats. On either side of the steps are large, white pots holding potted plants. A welcome mat is on ground in front of steps. Shrubs line the right side of the porch. A house can be seen in the distance on the right side. At bottom, handwritten: "ALINE & " .
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline and Len standing on a walkway surrounded by shrubs]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE & LEN" as handwritten at bottom of photo. They are standing on a walkway surrounded by shrubs leading up to the porch of a house. Aline is on the left and wearing a dark dress with layered pleats on the lower half and a light colored, printed jacket over it with fringe at the bottom. In her right hand she is holding a dark umbrella behind her. Len is wearing light colored trousers, shirt and a dark belt. His right arm is around Aline.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline Dewalt Martin wearing a hat and looking to the side]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE DEWALT MARTIN T. Marten's wife" as handwritten on the back of the photo. In this color portrait, she is facing left and wearing a pink dress with lace around the collar and short sleeves. She has a matching shade hat on. The background image is of a plant with pink flowers on the left and green squares along the top edge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

["Aline & Len" sitting on the ledge of a brick porch]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE & LEN" as handwritten on top of photo. They are sitting on the ledge of a brick porch. He facing right and wearing light colored pants and shirt and she is facing left and wearing a white dress with a polka dotted tie around her neck and extending down her chest. To the left on staggered ledges are two white pots holding potted plants. Underneath Aline and Len are small bushes with a large square planter sitting on ledge beside Aline. Two windows are in the background along with a screened door on the left side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline sitting on a brick ledge and holding a hat]

Description: Photograph of a "ALINE" as handwritten on top of photo. She is sitting on a brick ledge on the right side of the steps leading to the front porch. She is seated with her left leg crossed over her right and both hands holding a hat in her lap and an umbrella on her left side. She is wearing a light colored dress with buttons up the left side of the top. Behind her on the ledge is a white pot holding a potted plant. The identical pot is on the ledge on the opposite side of the steps. A large bricked column stands in the center left of the photo with part of the rest of the house behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline standing on steps, wearing a white lace dress and a black hat]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE" as handwritten under photo. She is standing on the right corner of the bottom step of steps leading up to a brick front porch. She is wearing a white lacy dress that falls just below her knees, white stockings, black shoes and a black hat. There is a welcome mat in front of the steps, a plant on the ledge of the porch to the left of Aline and a chair in front of a window on the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Announcement of funeral for R.J. Calder]

Description: Announcement of funeral for R .J. Calder. It reads: "Funeral Notice. The friends and acquaintances of R. J. Calder, Are respecfully (sic) invited to attend his funeral from his residence, to=morrow Aug. 29th, at Nine o'clock, a.m. Interment at the Cemetery Richmond, August 28th, 1885."
Date: August 28, 1885
Item Type: Text

[Antilla Taylor wearing a scarf]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American woman. She is identified as Antilla Taylor, the George's cook. In this photograph that ends just below the shoulders, Taylor is wearing a dark jacket over a dark button up blouse. She has a print scarf tied loosely around her neck. She is wearing gold loop earrings and has two barrettes in her hair. Written on back of photo in pencil: "Antilla Taylor".
Date: 1993 - 1995
Item Type: Photograph

[An arch at Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899. There are wooden fences on far left; iron fence with arched entrance gate near center - all under flood waters. There is a white house and trees in right background; a small building in center right background. This photograph is a copy of an original. Text written on the back of the original was copied to the back of this photograph and reads: "Flood of July 1899 Richmond Cemetery - Arch arc Gate is North cattle guard by Mrs. Annie Holmes Lot - [typed] Richmond Cemetery Gate During Flood of July 1899. Original in Morton Cemetery File - "History".
Date: July 8, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[An area of water in front of an oil field]

Description: Photograph of an oil field. There is an area of water with a containment levee surrounding it in foreground. A metal storage tank with a pipe extending from it on far right of photo; wooden post on far left. A dark painted wooden building near right center of photograph. There are six oil derricks in the distance. The photograph has a black pattern border with "Fox Co." in bottom left and top right corners of the border. There is a red "v" or check mark on back of photo.
Date: 1926 - 1927
Item Type: Photograph

["Arizona Spillway, Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Arizona Spillway, Boulder Dam" as written in white text at bottom center of picture. Two automobiles are parked in the foreground on the roadway at the top of the dam. Background shows the canyon and mountains. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[Art work entitled: "Getting The Scent By George Wright"]

Description: Outer frame is carved wood, inner frame is wood painted gold. Back reads "GETTING THE SCENT BY GEORGE WRIGHT" scene is of several hunters on open hills, a group of dogs and more hunters are in the background. Old Object Term: Print & Frame
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, George
Item Type: Artwork

[Autograph album "To darling Mamie"]

Description: Page in autograph album reads: "To darling Mamie =My prayer= May choicest blessings crown thy head A"around [sic] thee beauteous robes be spread M"ay [sic] never sorrows gloomy pall. I"n [sic] all thy life - like a dark shadow fall E"ver [sic] guard her Father from starless skies D"o [sic] grant she may grow in beauty as old Time flies A"ye [sic] give a life all peace - or strength to bear with Fale V"erify [sic] every promise - of her present state I" pray for sunshine on her days and years S"avions [sic]! Save her, from storms and tears. Lovingly subscribed C.M. Reading Home- April 16, 1886".
Date: April 16, 1886
Item Type: Letter

[Autograph album "To my little Friend"]

Description: Page from the autograph album that reads: "To my little Friend, This world is like a garden Your heart the fairest spot. Now in this fairy bower, Let me plant "Forget me-not" Your Friend Richmond April 20th 1886".
Date: April 20, 1886
Item Type: Letter

[Automobiles surrounding a large pecan tree]

Description: Photograph of a large pecan tree. The men near the base of the tree appear to be pruning the tree. The tree has newly cut branches which are stacked on a trailer to the right. There is a wooden ladder leaning against the trailer. A truck is parked to the right of the photograph. Other automobiles are parked along the street on right and another one is parked on opposite side of corner (near center of photo). There is a brick building from center to right with sign that reads: "Electric Service H L & P Co." There are branches in the street in the foreground.
Date: 1949 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Automobiles surrounding Camp George]

Description: Photograph of Camp George. It is a one story, dark wooden house with a chimney coming out of the left side and numerous windows around it. There are three men standing beside cars in front of the fireplace. There are seven vehicles parked in front, all with white walled tires. Trees surround the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph