The Overland Westerners : A Photo salute to the epic 20,000 mile horseback ride that set a world record
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Black and white toned image of 4 men on horseback posed in front of a state capitol; dog on brick street between center and right horse; multi—storied and winged building a replica of US capitol; photographer's studio embossed mark LRC; men all wear cowboy hats and kerchiefs around neck; writing on back: "Gov. Earl Brewer of Miss, April 27, 1914, G. Beck" also "George Beck was an early Port Blakely resident. He ran the "Please U" Theatre in the old P.B. Masonic Temple. He vowed he would visit every state in the Union on his Pinto pony with his dog and call on each governor. It is believed that he did so. He worked at J.C. Johnson's shipyard as a shipwright and later as a house carpenter. He built much of Lynwood Center for Mr. & Mrs. E. S. Olsen. He is shown on right on this picture with his dog."
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George Beck in MississipiGeorge Beck in Mississipi