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Brands, Vol. 2

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume two covers U through Z, and the numerical brands.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Brands, Vol. 1

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume one covers A through T.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Photograph of a Brahman bull with brand "193"]

Description: Photograph of a Brahman bull (full length side view; bull facing left) with brand "193" on left flank and a "4" brand near top left of hip. Typewritten at bottom border of photograph: "Figure 4 Ranch No. 193 - Sells In Our Auction". The bull has a rope halter; there is a rope extending from right side of photo. Small pond from center to right side of photo in background. Lone bare tree on other side of pond (right center of photo). Cattle grazing on right and left side of photo in pasture background. Trees in background. On the back of the photograph is a typewritten bloodline diagram of cattle sired by bull No. 193 (bull in photo). The cattle are from the Figure 4 Ranch
Date: 1955 - 1965
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. All of the cattle are facing the camera. There is partial view of the back of a car on far left of the photograph. Fence line and trees in background. The photograph has white spots scattered across it. There is a white fingerprint in the top right corner.
Date: 1965 - 1970
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Brahman cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. White fencing and two prominent trees in background. The photograph was in the process of being retouched but was not finished. Two cattle, one on far left and one near center, were being taken out of the photograph by painting with similar background colors; however they were not fully removed. Pencil marks (lines and arrows) in the white border around perimeter of photograph. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Do not flop negative 4 X 21/2 and 3 [circled]". A label attached to the back in black print and in pencil: "Art Engraving Co. Job No. 5434 [line] 4 Wanted Fri For Webb (?) Account Line R. Scale -13 1/4 % Halftone 100 line zinc Size W 4 H 2 1/2 V Scale Finish Aqua (?) Mounting Top - bottom flush". Stamped in black on back: "Photograph By David J. & Mattie V. Morris Box 428 So. Houston, Texas".
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Jean Kiger, exhibitor of a Short Horn steer produced on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Jean Kiger, exhibitor of a Short Horn steer produced on the George Ranch. The steer has a banner proclaiming it a Champion at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition in 1940. Kiger is holding the lead rope of the haltered steer in her left hand. Albert Peyton George is standing to her right. Four other unidentified men are standing behind the steer. The photograph was taken in the indoor arena. Criss-crossed metal partitions in background separate the crowd from the auction area. Stamped on back in black: "David J. Morris Official Livestock Photographer Houston Fat Stock Show Houston, Texas [and in pencil] meg 2192".
Date: 1940
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a white Brahman bull with a "93" brand - front side view]

Description: Photograph of a white Brahman bull (frontal/side view) with a "93" brand and a "circle" brand (Polly Ryon's brand used by Albert Peyton George). The bull is haltered and standing in hay in front of a wooden barn (image of barn is slightly tilted to the right) on the George Ranch. Wooden panel to stock pen adjoins the white barn on the right.
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a white Brahman bull with a "93" brand - full side view]

Description: Photograph of a white Brahman bull (full side view) with a "93" brand and the "circle" brand belonging to Polly Ryon used by Albert Peyton George for cattle on the George Ranch. The bull is standing in hay in front of a white wooden barn. Wooden stock pen partition adjoins barn on right. (similar to images 2000.032.008 and 009 - bull's head is raised).
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a "Prize cross breed at George Ranch - 1960"]

Description: Photograph of a "Prize cross breed at George Ranch - 1960" as written on back of photograph in black ink. The calf is standing near a white wooden fence. Partial view of an automobile in background. George Ranch yard in background. Stamped on back in black: "Photograph by David J. and Mattie V. Morris box 428 So. Houston, Texas".
Date: 1960
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a herd of Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. The cow on far left has the "O" brand on the left flank. The "O" brand was Polly Ryon's brand and was used by the George Ranch. Utility pole on left with wires over fence line in background. Trees in background on other side of fence.
Date: 1968 - 1971
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle]

Description: Photograph of a group of four Santa Gertrudis cattle in a pasture on the George Ranch. There is a white house, wooden stock pen, and tin roofed barn in right background. Small tin roofed cattle feeder in left background. Trees in distance. Written in pencil on back: "600-5". Stamped in green on back: "The Cattleman 410 E. Weatherford Fort Worth, Texas File No. [in ink] 600-5".
Date: 1968 - 1971
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a white Brahman bull]

Description: Photograph of a white Brahman bull. The bull is haltered and also has a collar around his neck. The bull is standing in front of a white wooden building; window in top left corner with shrubs below window. Tree branches from center to left side of photograph. Partial view of an automobile on far right. Crumpled paper on ground (foreground) near bull's back feet. Back of photograph stamped in black: "Morris Photographs David J. and Mattie V. Morris Box 428, South Houston, Texas Print From Negative No. [in pencil] 1282".
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park