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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1942
 Language: English
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[Declaration of Independence]

[Declaration of Independence]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Front - Copy of the Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen United States . All signatures at the bottom. Back - two copper rings for holding wire to hang the frame on the wall. Staples of sort hold picture on the back.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Display window of a business during World War II]

[Display window of a business during World War II]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street. A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942. The window of pictures has a banner at top that reads, "KEEP 'EM FLYING! LIONS INTERNATIONAL." Lions Club emblem pictured on banner.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Group of men at Travis Park]

[Group of men at Travis Park]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men identified on back in pencil as: Travis Park, (Dutch) Walter Luedecke, Jerry Humpola, Charlie Koupa, G. B. (Mutt) Lehmann, Mart Cole, and Dr. Wilbur Yates. In the background is a the Travis Park Pavilion (brick columns). Photograph may have been taken at the opening of the park. Photograph is a copy of a 9 in X 11 in taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942.(The two men on far right are shaking hands). Scanned image is of the copy.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[T.J. (Jeff) Stovall as Chief of Police of Rosenberg]

[T.J. (Jeff) Stovall as Chief of Police of Rosenberg]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of T.J. (Jeff) Stovall as Chief of Police of Rosenberg, Texas, 1942-1954. Stovall is wearing his Police uniform with badge above his left chest pocket. He is wearing wire-framed glasses.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Richmond High School building]

[Richmond High School building]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Richmond High School building (site of the present Jane Long Elementary School) as identified on back of photo in pencil. Photograph shows the three story brick building's northeast corner. Photo is not level and has a dark area in top right and bottom left corner (can also vaguely be seen at top left and bottom right, also). Stamped on back: 1942 Fox-Tone Trade Mark Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rosenberg at night during World War II, taken from water tower]

[Rosenberg at night during World War II, taken from water tower]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. The photograph was taken from the water tower of Avenue G and Fifth Street; Avenue H and Third Street In Rosenberg, Texas. The R.B. Department Store (two-story brick building to left of photo), Turicchi Building, and the Cole Theatre (has marquee and tall well-lit front) are highly visible.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rosenberg at night during World War II, Third Street and Avenue G.]

[Rosenberg at night during World War II, Third Street and Avenue G.]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey of Third Street and Avenue G. Photograph was taken at night during World War II. Businesses noted are the First National Bank of Rosenberg, and Pickard and Huggins Drug Store. Electrical substation in center background (metal structures). Scanned image is of the copy.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942. Photograph was taken from the water tower of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. May be pre-dawn because photo is a lighter and sky in lightening in background. R. B. Department Store is the two story brick building on left corner. Turicchi building across the street from R.B. Dept. Store. Cole Theatre tall white unique from can be visible and next to it to left is Schechter's.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, some lights still visible]

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, some lights still visible]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. The photograph was taken from the water tower. Long streak of white light from right corner that extends to near center of photo. Automobiles can be seen under lit parking areas on right also. A few lights in windows can be seen, otherwise photo is "black".
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Sheriff Rue Lincecum sitting in a chair]

[Sheriff Rue Lincecum sitting in a chair]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of Sheriff Rue Lincecum, taken 1942. Lincecum is wearing white shirt, lattice-print necktie, and hat. He is sitting in a chair with a key ring in his left hand.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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