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[Photograph of S. Omar Barker at Adobe Ranch posing with the deer he killed in a hunt]

Description: Photograph of S. Omar Barker at Adobe Ranch posing with the deer he killed in a hunt. His rifle is in front of him, the stock on the ground and the barrel across the deer. He has his right hand on the deer horns. Trees in background. Type written on back of photograph is this poem: "There are smiles that look too sappy, There are smiles not worth a shuck, But the smile that always proves you're happy Is that smile when you've bagged your buck! [signed] S. Omar Barker--Adobe Ranch, Oct. 12/44" and in pencil across part of poem: "22 10". Also repeatedly (light) printed across back: "Velox"
Date: October 12, 1944
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Color photograph of Mrs. Leake]

Description: Color photograph of Mrs. Leake. Leake is seated at a table adorned with two crystal candelabras with a cake as the centerpiece. Leake, who has gray hair and eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v- necked dress. She has pearls around her neck. There is a wooden mantle and fireplace in left background; wooden table with lamp and vase, trash can beneath, and window in right background. Written in blue ink on front in bottom left corner: "85th". Written on back in black ink: "85th Birthday [in blue ink] 1950 Mrs. "Babe" Leake Sister Of Grandma Ryon". Stamped on back in black: "This Is A KodaColor Print Made By Eastman Kodak Company t. M. Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of Oct. 17, 1949". The photograph was removed from the Mamie George photo album page 18, top.
Date: October 17, 1949
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man standing on rice sacks in a rice field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a man standing on rice sacks in a rice field. The man is wearing light colored pants (rolled up to his knees), long sleeved shirt, and hat. He appears to be in his stockings. There is a man standing on the other side of the sacks with his back to the camera. He is probably sewing the rice filled sacks shut. The machinery partially seen on the left side of the photo is a threshing machine. Smoke can be seen coming from the smoke stack of the Case combine. The photograph 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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men lifting a steel drum in a field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken at the George Ranch of two men working in the rice field. The men are lifting a steel drum. Man in foreground (with back to camera) is wearing dark colored pants, long sleeved shirt, and straw cowboy hat. The man on the far end of the drum is wearing a long sleeved shirt and he is smoking a cigarette. Equipment on right side of photo. Rice field in background. Top "tee" portion of a utility pole on far left edge of photo. The photograph 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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Men working in the rice field around a truck at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of men working in the rice field. There is a truck on the left side of the photo with a man standing in the bed. The man is partially visible (hat) above the cab of the truck and through the back glass. He may be unloading supplies. There is another man on the right side of the photo standing near boxes and paper that are on the ground of the field. The front ends of two tractors can be seen on either side of the truck. Telephone poles in background from left to center. This photograph 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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men standing near a rice thresher at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of rice threshing. Two men are standing in front of rows of rice filled sacks (in foreground). The men are also holding one rice filled sack in between them. The Case combine in background is being used to harvest the rice. There is a man on far left standing (with back to camera) on top of equipment. This photograph was taken from the collection of Edward Kopycinski. 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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake sitting in a wicker chair with a telephone in her left hand. She is waving a fan in her right hand. Leake is wearing a dark colored dress and she has a large floral corsage on her right shoulder. On the left side of the photograph is a lace covered table with a small floral arrangement, telephone, gift box, napkins, punch cup, and plate. There are three women sitting in folding chairs in right background. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe at telephone - Mrs. W. S. Browning [&] daughter Mrs. Coursey of Eelkton Ky. In background and half of another friend Franklin Mrs. R. M. Patterson." Also written in pencil "2".
Date: October 9, 1954
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Babe Leake, Neely Jones Leake and his wife May, at Babe's 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake, Neely (?) Jones Leake and his wife May. The photograph was taken at the 90th birthday celebration of Babe Leake. The three are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe is wearing a dark colored dress and has a large floral corsage on her left shoulder. Mr. Leake is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and a dark colored wide tie. May is wearing a polka dot dress with matching jacket. She has a floral corsage on her left shoulder.
Date: October 9, 1954
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy at Babe's 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake and Sara Purifoy (?) at the 90th birthday party for Babe. Babe and Sara (facing each other) are standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Babe and Sara are both wearing dark colored dresses and have corsages on their right shoulders. Partial view of five women and one child in background. Two candles and three floral arrangements decorate a wooden mantel on the wall. Written on back of the photo in blue ink: "'Sister' and Coz. Sara Purifoy who made the decorations for cake." A number "3" is also written on the back in pencil.
Date: October 9, 1954
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Babe Leake standing behind a cake at her 90th birthday party]

Description: Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints".
Date: October 9, 1954
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal"]

Description: A letter with "The Santa Gertrudis Journal" as the letterhead reads as: "Roger B. Letz, Publisher P. O. Box 2386 Fort Worth, Texas 76101 (817) 336-3611 October 20, 1970 Mr. Walter W. Cardwell, Jr. P. O. Box 1018 Lockhart, Texas Dear Walter: Here are the pictures made at Kingsville. I have copies of them on hand here at the office so if you wish just call me collect about the copy for the next ad. I would suggest using the picture of the three men along with an announcement of the purchase of the highest selling polled bull in the history of the breed; along with a thank you to those who purchased Mamie E. George cattle at the Pioneer sale. I will use a picture of the bull editorially. Sincerely yours, [signed] Roger Roger B. Letz RBL/mm Encs."
Date: October 20, 1970
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the Grand Champion short horn steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the Grand Champion (rosette pinned on halter) short horn steer. George is standing in front of a covered stall area. Sign behind George can partially be read as: "Short Horn Cattle [?] Owned and Raised by A. P. George". A young African-American boy wearing overalls is standing on the right of the sign. There is a man seated on a bale of hay on far right. Written on back of photograph in pencil "1937 Prairie King - calved Dec 27th 1936- Sold to Cotton Russel for $1000.00 - 1939" also in pencil "Oct 9th 1937".
Date: October 9, 1937
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides]

Description: 14K gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides. The perimeter is decorated with diamond shape engravings and small swirled patterned engravings. Inscribed inside the back cover: "Mother to Albert Oct 7th 1891". Watch maker is "Elgin Natl, Watch Co." as seen on face of watch. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and has a separate dial for the seconds. A black ribbon with a gold two-pronged buckle on it is attached to the watch by a small gold chain.
Date: October 7, 1891
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Red photo album]

Description: Red photo album with a white bead at each of the four corners of the front. On the side of album, written in gold: "Album" and towards the bottom on the side: "FLEXIBLE CHAIN-BACK PATD OCT 17. 1865 (P*)". Edges of pages are gold leafed and have images of flowers. Two brass latches with a brass flower on each one close the album.
Date: October 17, 1865
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park