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Silvers’, Joe, Rayville Ranch Photographs, c. 1919-1928.

.25 cubic feet (approx. 55 photographs)

Rayville Ranch existed in Trinity and Houston counties from 1913 to 1933, for the purpose of protecting and encouraging second growth timber on cutover Southern Pine Lumber Company lands, and to protect land titles in newly established industrial forests. This collection consists of photographs documenting the ranch, members of the Silvers family, ranch pasture riders and workers, and ranch life.