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 Decade: 1900-1909
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, a horse surrounded by debris]
Photo on cardboard mat.1900 Galveston flood damage. A horse is standing in the center of a pile of wooden rubble. A two-story, white house is in the background. Back of photo reads: NO, 29 19th & Ave N. A lone survivor. A horse Who seemed desirous of telling his sad experience. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124/
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, debris surrounding a storm victim's body]
Photo on cardboard mat. Planks of wood are scattered. A covered body is lying on top of a large wooden surface. An open box is at bottom, right corner of photo. Some building appear to be left standing in the background. Back of photo reads: NO-44. 20th & M1/2 St- At dawn Sept. - 9 1900, dead could be seen at every Turn. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123/
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, locating storm victims]
Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. Wagon load of storm victims. Two men are walking behind the wagon. Wagon driver is standing up and holding reins to horses. Foreground shows wood debris. Large covered area in background. Back of photo reads: NO-26. On 22st & wharf 73 wagon loads of storm victims buried at Sea, on SEPT-10 1900 W.A. Green. Galveston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth120/
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, St. Patrick's Church]
Photo on cardboard mat. Remains of a St. Patrick's Church, a large, brick building after Galveston storm. Utility pole in bottom, right corner of photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth122/
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, storm victims' bodies on a barge]
Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. 700 bodies were carried to sea by barge. Six men on a barge littered with bodies. Bottom fourth of photo is whited out (possible obstruction to camera). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121/
[Baker and Hirsch Store]
Photo mounted on cardboard. Baker and Hirsch Store. Two men behind store counter to left of photo. Four other men in store. Bunch of bananas suspended from a rope in center of photo. Cardboard mount is broken away in several places. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth119/
[Carry Nation at her Cave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas.]
Postcard image of Carry Nation at her Cave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Same as 1986.003.002. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1464/
Carry Nation at her Cave in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Postcard image of Carry Nation at her Cave in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1475/
[Carry Nation dressed in black holding book, standing with a group of men]
Postcard image of Carry Nation (dressed in black holding book). Sign at top of photo reads, "Carry's Act Is Great." Four men to left of photo and one on right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1467/
[Craftsman hand drill]
Craftsman hand drill with wooden bracing handles and crank knob. Large gear plate is painted red on inside and outside. Body is metal painted black. Key less chuck. Belonged to Amos Edward Stainton. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1894/
[Cylinder tape measure]
Cylinder tape measure with the top and bottom painted maroon in the center of the top is a brass folding flush handle which extends to the other side and looks like a button. The edge is painted gold and has a square opening with two cylinder posts that help the linen tape pull out. The tape is supposed to be 100ft long, but the 1st two inches have been torn off. The linen is yellow and is divided into feet, inches and fourths. Each foot starts over with 1 and instead of a 12 written in red is a F1, F2, F3, etc. Other than that, all lettering is in black. On both sides of the opening for the tape are stamps, on the right upside down is Lufkin / Made in the USA; on the left upside down is 100FT. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1887/
[Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston]
Photo on cardboard mat. Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston. A group of men (11) are searching a pile of wooden rubble left behind after the storm. Back of photo reads: Galveston, Texas, October 7, 1900. APPEAL FOR THE HOMELESS OF GALVESTON. Does the evidence here portrayed bring to you a thought of the distressing need of Galveston's homeless survivors? Do you not feel that it is your duty to contribute your portion to the worthy work of procuring shelter and household goods for those who are now without shelter? Do you realize that a small sum from each sympathizer will aggregate an amount sufficient to meet this great and pressing need? All money should be remitted to MISS CLARA BARTON, President, American National Red Cross, Galveston, Texas. (Picture) No. 33 Remarks- Sunday morning getting out the dead texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125/
[Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas]
Postcard image of Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas. Banner states "The Gold Standard". Large group of men standing in front of saloon, below balcony of two story, wood building. Part of tree on far left. A lands and loan company building is to right with American flags (2) flying from porch columns. Crease runs from bottom left corner to top middle of photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth734/
[Draw knife with folding handles]
Draw knife with folding handles. Ratchet mechanism for positioning handles is unlocked by pulling on bolts next to the junction of the handles and blade. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1895/
[Eleven older ladies on the front steps of a home.]
Group photograph of 11 older ladies on the front steps of a home. Two younger women are standing in the background on the right side of the porch. Women are identified on the back of the photo as follows: "Seated bottom row: Mrs. ____ Blakely, Mrs. ___ Ware, Archie [Davis] Jones, Mrs. Nola Hinson (Archie and Nola are sisters of J.H.P. Davis); Standing--L to R: Mrs. Hallie Hodges, _______, ______, _______, ________; Back row: _______, ________, Mrs. _____ Andrus, Mrs. Belle R. Davis; In front of window: Mrs. Katie (Will) Andrus, Mrs. Fannie (Will) McFarland [sic.]." Image is mounted on black matte. Image dimensions: 16.0 cm x 10.8 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth345/
[Express Depot]
Postcard image of the Express Depot. Cart is loaded with silver bullion from Mexico. Carts lined up next to the tracks. Men are standing in front of the carts. Water tower and depot in background, partially obscured by the carts. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth906/
[Hand-cranked kerosene pump]
Hand-cranked kerosene pump. "ENTERPRISE SELF PRIMING & MEASURING PUMP" is cast into one side of the spigot. "ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. PHILADELPHIA USA" is cast into the reverse side of spigot. "PAT. JAN. 18 1898, PATENTS PENDING" on side of gauge; "NO.97" on reverse side of gauge. Pump volume can be set between 1-4 qt. On top of head with a manual dial. Pump crank has a wooden handle. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1968/
[The harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left.]
Photograph of the harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left of the photograph. A wagon load of rice is next to the equipment (center of photograph). Two men (one wearing dark pants, dark vest, white shirt and hat and the other wearing overalls, shirt and hat) are standing in the field (center of photo). Seven men are sitting and leaning against sacks of rice to the right of the photograph. A tractor (with man standing at back of tractor) is in the background next to two mules and a cart. Ca: 1900. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1685/
[Henry Jones at Mildred Booth's home in Richmond, Texas.]
Photograph (copy) of Henry Jones at Mildred Booth's home in Richmond, Texas in about 1900. Jones, who is standing in front of a wooden building is wearing dark pants, dark jacket, white shirt, and a dark felt hat. He has his hands behind his back. Photograph ends just below the waist. Scanned image is of the copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1502/
[Nutcracker tool]
The basic shape is a T of the nutcracker. The top part of the T is the actual nut cracking contraption. It is set up similar to a vice with a T-shaped handle that screws. The socket through which the handle screws has OIL written in relief lettering. Underneath the place for the nut , written in relief is Patented / Perfection Nut Cracker. On the exact opposite side is written Branford Conn. / Mall. Iron Ittings Co. Next to the latter is written vertically MODEL 28. Below this section with lettering is another vice, much small, used for stabilizing the nut cracker to a table. The screw handle is T-shaped as well. The screw is bent a little at the bottom and does not screw in all the way. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1886/
[Postcard image of a two and a half story Richmond home]
Postcard image of a Richmond home. Two and a half story, white, wooden house with porch on northwest corner. White picket fence with scalloped design in front of house. Tree branches in front yard have been cut. Partial view of utility pole on far left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1297/
[Ratchet brace belonging to Amos Edward Stainton]
Ratchet brace. Belonged to Amos Edward Stainton. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1896/
[Schulze's Store on FM 359 near Foster]
Photograph of the opening of Schulze's Store on FM 359 near Foster. The man behind the counter has been identified (on back of copy of photo) as Sanford Butler. Two more men are behind the counter, next to a scale. Man leaning against counter (far left) is wearing suspenders with light colored shirt, pants, and dark hat. Three more people along counter (last one is an African-American man). Boxes in far left bottom corner.Wooden chair in far right corner. Brooms leaning against produce boxes and brooms hanging from ceiling (in bundle) in background. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard matte. Bottom left corner of matte is broken (piece missing.) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth685/
[Soldering iron]
Soldering iron with a wooden handle with a wire holding it together to keep it from cracking, which it has already begun to do. From the handle is a thin neck that ends with the head which is octagonal with copper covering a steel base. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1875/
[Spiral auger with a missing handle]
Spiral auger that has a 27 cm long spiral bit with a screw tip and a four-sided flat-tipped pyramid-shaped handle insert. The handle is missing. It is marked "6/8" for 6/8 in. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1871/
[Thirteen women who were members of the First Baptist Church.]
Photograph of thirteen women who were members of the First Baptist Church of Rosenberg. Names of the women are on the back of the postcard. Names believed to be in order statring with front five. Names are Miss Able, Miss Samson, Miss Cook, Mrs. Ray, Edith Ray, Emma Haman, Mertyl Holloway, Stella Haman, Molli Freeman, Lila Goar, Ruth Freeman, Vita Mulcahy, Alma Oshield. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1690/
[Twenty men who were members of the Rosenberg Son's of Hermann.]
Photograph of twenty men who were members of the Rosenberg Son's of Hermann. Ludwig Louis Kruse is the last man on the back far left with the words Papa written in pencil above his head. Photograph is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Top right and bottom right corners of the matte are broken and are missing. There is a sticker on the obverse containing the above information. Bottom row of men is sitting on the ground. Second row is standing. The group is posed in front of an unpainted wooden building. Image dimensions are: 24.2 cm X 19.3 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1691/
[Two young women standing in long white dresses]
Photographic portrait of two young women standing in long white dresses and large hats. Women are identified on back of photo in blue pen as "Effie Alley and Sister Dora Alley." Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gray scroll pattern along top and around upper corners of image. Photographer's mar pressed into matte at lower right corner, "Sprague, Wellington, Kansas." Image dimensions: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth773/
[Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy.]
Photographic portrait of Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy. Blakely appears to be about 12 years old and is wearing a light colored suit coat, white shirt, necktie with thin vertical stripes, and round tie pin. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted onto a pale gray matte. Photographer's mark in silver at lower right: "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Image dimensions: 8.8 cm x 12.5 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth352/
[Wood punch set]
Wood punch set (a,b) with interchangeable tips (c-i). Hollow hardwood punch (a) with screw off butt (b) and metal clamp to hold tips. Tips of varying shapes and lengths: (c ) flat, 4.2 cm; (d) flat 5.1 cm ; (e) diamond 6.2 cm; (f) drill bit 5.0 cm; (g) flat 4.0 cm; (h) square 4.0 cm (I) is in the clamp and could not be removed for identification or marking. Belonged to Amos Edward Stanton (1850-1921), who came to west Houston in 1900. Date range of 1880-1910 extrapolated from Stanton's life dates. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1897/
Postal notice from Wells Fargo & Co. Express.
Postal notice from Wells Fargo & Co. Express. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129/
Confederate Tax Receipt dated August 1, 1900.
Confederate Tax Receipt dated August 1, 1900. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1986/
[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]
Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Bottom half of matte is in poor condition. Entire bottom edge is missing, plus bottom corners are broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.169 for another copy of this photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth362/
[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]
Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Matte is in poor condition. Upper left corner is missing all the way up to the image surface, upper right corner is missing, plus bottom left corner is also broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.143 for another copy of this photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth338/
[Bottling works]
Photograph (copy) of a bottling works where whiskey was shipped. The interior shows broken bottles and boxes said to be smashed by Carry Nation. Boxes read: Exquisite Bottling Works Junction City, KS. Bar to right of photo. Heater or oven to right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1078/
[Saloon in Kansas]
Photograph (copy) of the interior of a saloon in Kansas that was demolished by Carry Nation. Smashed bottles on the floor, mirror to the bar is broken. Round sign in top, left corner says: ORIGINAL BUDWEISER IN BOTTLES (with the logo in the center). Photo is primarily taken of area between front bar and back. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1079/
[Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902.]
Photograph of Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902 (as identified on the back of photograph). Two young men, who are both wearing suits, are sitting on a wrought iron bench. A third young man, also wearing a suit, is standing behind the bench (center). Shrubs and other foliage in background. Pond to far left. (Ink X mark above young man on right of bench). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1524/
[Harry James Jefferies holding a newspaper]
Photograph of Harry James Jefferies who is the brother of Mrs. Carl Weaver. Back of photo in ink reads: "Harry James Jefferies Born 1886, Died 1918. Jefferies is wearing a striped shirt and is holding an open newspaper in front of him. His eyes appear to be closed or he is looking down at the newspaper. Paper background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth967/
[Interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank. Photo of Tom A. Wessendorff and J.H.P. Davis]
Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank in Richmond, Texas, taken Oct. 8, 1902. Men in photo are identified on back as Tom A. Wessendorff (left) and J.H.P. Davis (right). Penn Mutual Calendar on the wall identifies the date. Wessendorff is standing with his right elbow on a banker's table and left hand on a desk. Davis is seated on a stool in front of the desk. Door to the vault is behind Davis. Image is faded and yellow. Mounted on tan cardboard matte with decorative embossed outer border (1.8 cm w). Upper right and left corners of the matte are bent but not broken off. Image dimensions: 15.8 cm x 10.1 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354/
[J.H.P. Davis Bank, Morton and 3rd, Richmond, TX, ca. 1902.]
Photograph of J.H.P. Davis Bank, Morton and 3rd, Richmond, TX, ca. 1902. Tom Wessendorff, C.A. Beasley, Bob Wessendorff are standing on steps of the bank. Bank is two story stone and brick building. Image mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 19.4 cm x 11.8 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth378/
[Old Rosenberg School]
Postcard image of the Old Rosenberg School. Wooden, white, two-story building. Wooden fence surrounds school. Other buildings in background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth157/
[Four children in a pony cart.]
Photograph of four children in a pony cart. Cart is parked in front of a white house and fence, with woman standing in the background at left. Image is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with white scroll-style decorations around the image. Identification written on the back of photo in pen as follows: "Pony (Countess) and cart belonging to Lizzie Wessendorff (left). Other occupants were Nettie Laurie Winston, Jenetta Wessendorff, Blakely Winston." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth404/
[Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis.]
Photograph of Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis (as identified on back in blue ink). Photo was taken outdoors with Belle standing next to J.H.P. who is seated in a wooden chair. Belle is wearing a dark skirt with white shirt; she has her hair pulled up in a bun at the crown of her head. J.H.P. is wearing a three-piece suit and hat. Grass in foreground and shrubbery in background. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has stains across it. Stamped on back of photo: Aug 15 1904 No.____ Photo By M.K. MITCHELL. Franklin, Ky. Image dimensions: 12 cm X 17.1 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth319/
[The D. R. Peareson Home.]
Photograph of the D. R. Peareson Home. The house is a white wooden two story house with dark painted trim and shutters. A man on a white horse to the left of the front entrance to house. There is a man (wearing a dark suit and hat) sitting in a rocking chair on the left side of the front porch. A little girl holding a black and white dog is sitting on the front step rail (center). There is a wooden double swing (glider) in front of the right side of the house. A tree partially obscures the right side of house. White picket fence in foreground. Fence to left and right background. Photo is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Back of photograph in ink: "D. R. Peareson Home (315 S. Ninth) (Burned). Matte and photo have stains. Ink mark across top left corner. Image dimensions are: 24.5 cm X 19.1 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth559/
[A horse and wagon.]
Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of a horse and wagon. Wagon is decorated and has a sign: Texas Lands and Loans, Fort Bend County. Wagon has people waving flags in it. Two story wood building in background. Top, right corner is broken (piece missing). Back of photo in pencil: Mrs. Irma (unreadable) about 70 years ago (1904?) corner Morton and ? On same side of Morton present City Hall and across from the city hall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth586/
[A rice farm near the county line taken in 1904.]
Photograph of a rice farm near the county line taken in 1904. Men on and around a threshing machine to far left of photograph. Wagon load of hay pulled by two dark horses next to the thresher is partially obscured by the long belt of the threshing machine. Sacks of rice in center background. Horses and wagons to right. Tractor (man is standing on the wheel of it) on far right of photograph. Rice field in foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth504/
[Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of Richmond jail]
Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of 1896 Richmond jail. Children are W.P. (Willy) and M. Lafayette (Fay). Woolley's family lived in the jail while he was deputy Sheriff and Sheriff, from about 1904-1914. 2 children were born in the jail. Child on left (in arched entryway of the jail building) is sitting with hands behind him and the other child is standing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1982/
[A group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house.]
Photograph of a group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house. Image is mounted on black (faded to gray) matte. Written on back, "Metropolitan Business College, Dallas, "Before the Sp_____." Bought at auction 5/04/04. Identifications written in pencil have been scribbled over in pencil. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth391/
[T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas.]
photograph of T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas, corner of Morton and 11th St. One story home with scalloped picket fence around the yard. Image is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm x 12.4 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth387/
[Carry Nation seated in a chair]
Photograph of Carry Nation. Nation is seated in a wooden chair and she is holding an open book. She has dark hair (partially gray) and is wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses. She has on a white long-sleeved dress with white lace ruffle across the neckline and front of dress. Fireplace mantle in left background. Window in right background. Photograph is (framed) enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom of matte portion of folder has a white label that has black printing that says: "Your loving home defender, Carry A. Nation." Image dimensions are: 12.4 cm X 7.2 cm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth809/
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