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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[The "Harvey Girls".]

[The "Harvey Girls".]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the "Harvey Girls". Photograph shows three women with dark hair pulled loosely up into a bun, wearing dark blouses with white skirts and bib fronts. They are standing on a wooden platform next to a wooden rail. Banana trees in background. Printed on back of postcard: "The Harvey Girls" Photo source Fred Harvey Produced by Beautyway, Box 87, Flagstaff, AZ 86002 20 Co-Producer Fred Harvey. Fred Harvey acquired the title "civilizer of the West" after 1876 with his series of restaurants and hotels along western railroads with vaired foods and excellent service. The foundation for his reputation was the "Harvey Girls, " models of virtue, who were recruited in the East at ages 18 to 30, trained carefully, paid $17.50 per month plus tips and room and board. Here, three waitresses pose at Rosenberg, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Date: August 26, 1881
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Carry Nation wearing a black dress and holding a book]

[Carry Nation wearing a black dress and holding a book]

Date: 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of Carry Nation. Nation is dressed in a dark colored dress with buttons that run along the left side of the it. She has a matching cape over her shoulders. She has a long fabric headpiece covering the back of her graying hair. A white flower or bow is tied at the collar. She has three pins pinned to her cape - one is of a hatchet that is pinned on left side of cape. Nation is holding a book on her right hand and her left thumb is resting on a page.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[The flood scene in Richmond. Fenced area in foreground.]

[The flood scene in Richmond. Fenced area in foreground.]

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the flood scene in Richmond. Fenced area in foreground. Businesses to right. River bridge in background.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge on the Brazos River.]

[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge on the Brazos River.]

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge on the Brazos River, Richmond, Texas. Water at bridge level. Utility pole on far right.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Pre-stamped postcard from Bering-Cortes Hardware Co.

Pre-stamped postcard from Bering-Cortes Hardware Co.

Date: November 9, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Pre-stamped postcard from Bering-Cortes Hardware Co.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Carry Nation at her Cave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas.]

[Carry Nation at her Cave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas.]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of Carry Nation at her Cave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Same as 1986.003.002.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Carry Nation at her Cave in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Carry Nation at her Cave in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of Carry Nation at her Cave in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Carry Nation dressed in black holding book, standing with a group of men]

[Carry Nation dressed in black holding book, standing with a group of men]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas]

[Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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