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[Letter from the American Veteran Industries]

Description: This letter from the American Veteran Industries had the newspaper article with picture of Mr. And Mrs. A.P. George Accession # 2000.020.005a. The letter reads: "American Veteran Industries P. O. Box 834 Kansas City, Missouri. Attention: The American Veteran has selected YOUR Article! Your new item containing memories of the golden past has been preserved by the process of Permolasting to defy the elements of time, air and water. Your remittance of $1.00 or more if you wish would be greatly appreciated so that we may continue our work. If you desire we can obtain additional copies through the courtesy of the publishers. Your Favorite photographs, membership cards, social security cards, etc., can also be processed for a small fee if you will send them to us. Enclosed for your convenience is a prepaid remittance envelope. Thank you in advance for your reply. Sincerely yours, The American Veteran." A form below the letter request name and address information.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a black and white Short Horn Steer]

Description: Photograph of a black and white Short Horn Steer owned by Albert Peyton George. The haltered steer is standing in a pasture. There are trees and a fence line in the background. Written beneath the image of the steer (between front legs) is: "Smith K. C. Mo." Stamped on back of photograph in black: "Photo No. [in pencil] 12650 Use This Number To Order Extra Prints Guy E. Smith 220 West 12th St. Kansas City, Missouri". [Yellow post-it note attached to back of photo with notation in black ink: "1 [marked through] 5x7".
Date: 1940 - 1945
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a white Short Horn steer]

Description: Photograph of a white Short Horn steer. The haltered steer is owned by Albert Peyton George. The photographer's name is written in white just to the left of the steer's front legs: "Smith K. C. Mo.". Image of columns or posts in background. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "Photo No. [in pencil] 2407 Use This Number To Order Extra Prints Guy E. Smith 220 West 12th St. Kansas City, Missouri".
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a Short Horn steer raised by Albert Peyton George]

Description: Photograph of a Short Horn steer raised by Albert Peyton George. The haltered steer is standing in a pasture. Trees in background. Written in white in the grass below the image of the steer: "Smith K. C. Mo." Typewritten on back of photograph: "Shiek's Jubilee". Stamped on back of photo: "Photo No. [in pencil] 14918] Use This Number To Order Extra Prints Guy E. Smith 210 W. 8th, Room 112 Kansas City, Missouri".
Date: [1940..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a black and white short horn cow]

Description: Photograph of a black and white short horn cow with halter and chain and leather lead rope. There is a advertisement sign in left background and an automobile in right background (both blurred). Written in white print in the shadow below the cow: "Smith C. C. Mo." Stamped on back in black: "Photo No. [in pencil] 12649 [in black stamp] Use this number to order extra prints Guy E. Smith 220 West 12 St. Kansas City, Missouri".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Bronze medal]

Description: Bronze medal in 2 pieces connected with a red ribbon. Top "St. Louis National Stock Yards", on ribbon "Fort Worth March 21 - 22 - 23 1905", bottom is Texas star with longhorn bust. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: [1905-03-21..1905-03-23]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Button with the shape of a star on it]

Description: Button with the shape of a star on it. In center of star, it states: "+1803 ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR. 1903+.THE STAR OF PROGRESS IS IN THE WEST". Purple ribbon extends downward and states: "EL PASO 1903 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS WORLD'S FAIR 1902 ST. LOUIS". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Date: [1902..1903]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis taken by "Scholten, St. Louis"]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis taken by "Scholten, St. Louis" as written on the bottom. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a jacket with a dark (with pattern of white shapes) cravat over the collar of his white shirt. Davis has short dark hair and mustache. The portrait is mounted on a cardboard substrate which has a thin gold line around perimeter of photograph and the photographer name at bottom.
Date: [1875..1880]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Button with the shape of a star on it]

Description: Button with the shape of a star on it. In center of star, it states: "+1803 ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR. 1903+.THE STAR OF PROGRESS IS IN THE WEST". Purple ribbon extends downward and states: "EL__ 1903 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK YARDS WORLD'S FAIR 1902 ST. LOUIS". Old Object Term: Commemorative button, livestock
Date: [1902..1903]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of the Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer at the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition. The banner proclaiming the steer as reserve champion is being held by its exhibitor, the young man standing directly behind it. A.P. George is standing on the far left. George, who is wearing a suit, is holding the lead rope to the steer in his left hand and his cowboy hat in his right hand. Four unidentified men are standing behind the exhibitor. The arena brick wall with people leaning on brick ledge is in the background. "Smith K. C. Mo. Is printed vertically in white near George's pant leg. Written on back of photograph in black ink: "March 14 - 1940" and in pencil "Reserve Grand Short Horn Steer Ho [sic] Fat Stock Show 2940". Stamped in black on back: "Photo No [in pencil] 10782 [black stamp] Use this number to order extra prints Guy F. Smith 220 West 12th St. Kansas City, Missouri".
Date: 1940
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Newspaper clipping of Mr. And Mrs. Albert Peyton George]

Description: Photograph is from a newspaper clipping of Mr. And Mrs. Albert Peyton George. Newspaper article beneath photograph reads: "1. Richmond Pioneers are Mrs. And Mrs. A. P. George, shown seated beneath a historic oak tree planted in 1824 by Mrs. George's great-grandparents, Mr. And Mrs. Henry Jones, who were members of Austin's original colony. In the photo, Mr. And Mrs. George are each seated in a wooden rocking chair. Mr. George is wearing a light suit, white shirt, and darker tie. Mrs. George is wearing a black dress with white lace pinned near her left shoulder. The newspaper article was mailed to the George's from the American Veteran Industries in Kansas City, Missouri. The article was preserved by the process of Permolasting and was sent with a letter that was accessioned as 2000.020.005a. The article is also mounted on a blue thin cardboard matte.
Date: 1945 - 1954
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Portrait of Belle Ryon Davis]

Description: Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dark dress with shirring on right shoulder and intricate beadwork on the left shoulder. Buttons run down the front of the dress beginning just below the high necked collar. Where the collar splits into a short v-, a half-moon shaped (diamond?) stick pin is attached. A chain is slightly visible from fifth button. Davis has curled hair at forehead and around temples with the rest pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. The outer perimeter of the cardboard is bordered by a thin brown line. Between bottom of portrait and border is written: "Scholten, St. Louis." Back of photograph in brown print: Scholten Portraits 920,922 Olive St. St. Louis." and in pencil "Bell Ryon".
Date: [1875..1885]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park