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 County: Fort Bend County, TX
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[Front page of the Richmond Telescope Vol. 1 No. 5 dated May 25, 1839.]
Front page of the Richmond Telescope Vol. 1 No. 5 dated May 25, 1839. Front page constitutes pages 1 & 2. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2059/
[Letter written from the Republic of Texas, Fort Bend County on September 11, 1841.]
Letter written from the Republic of Texas, Fort Bend County on September 11, 1841, Signed by A.G. Owen, H.M. Thompson and Wyly Martin texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2066/
[Letter certifying that J.T. Rogers enlisted]
Letter written in march 1962. Certify that J.T. Rogers enlisted in my company (Co 76 N.E. Regement May 3, or 8 1861. Rogers was a faithful man and efficent. Signed name unreadable. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2111/
[George Feris home in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph (copy) of the George Feris home in Richmond, Texas. Back of photo as written by Homer Sharp (in black ink): "This picture was taken from the original, of The Old Doctor George Feris Home here in Richmond. This house was located between the end of Myrtle Street and Preston Street. Mrs. Frazar's Home is located on or near the spot where this old home was. Her home has got all the old lumber and some of the bricks in it, or part of the lumber and bricks the old home had in it. Dr. George Feris had two boys in the Jaybird Woodpecker Feud. Keene Feris and Yandell Feris, Keene Feris is the daddy of Mrs. Frazar and her sister Aunt Bessie Homner. Aunt Bessie let me have the original picture to make this copy. Dr. Feris is standing by the house in the front of the home and Aunt Bessie said she didn't know the names of the people on the upper porch, But was the Feris family. She didn't know when the picture was taken, or where the house was built, But the bricks was hauled from Galveston in ox wagons and she thought the lumber came from Louisiana." Photograph is of a two story, wooden house with columns from bottom porch to roofline. Upper porch has white wood railing. People are standing on upper porch. Porches extend the length of the front of the house. A bearded man with a dark (long) jacket, light pants, hat, and cane is standing next to a saddled white horse. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth977/
[Mary Smith McNabb]
Salted paper photograph of "Mary Smith McNabb, first wife of John McNabb and mother of Alexander McNabb, Sr. perhaps about 1856-1860 or earlier. Birthday unknown. Died May 9, 1860. Her remains were moved from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the Spring of 1974." as was written in blue ink on the back of the picture. Photograph is of a woman with her dark hair parted on the side and pulled back in a bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a dark dress with light colored vine print and a white lace collar. A brooch is pinned on the collar. Background of a window on left and bookshelves on right. Photograph is mounted on black cardboard substrate with gold trim around the edges. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth810/
[Copy of an original tintype of Henrietta Moore.]
Photograph is print copy of an original tintype of Henrietta Moore. She has dark hair parted in the middle with ribbons in the back. She is wearing dangling earrings in her ears. She has on a dark dress with lace trim at neckline and at wrists. She has on dark, lace gives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1388/
[Photographic image of an original tintype of Matthew Moore.]
Photographic image of an original tintype of Matthew Moore. Moore has a dark jacket and a vest of shiny material (satin?) and white shirt with dark bow tie. He has dark hair and a very thick, wooly beard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1389/
[Photograph of Suzanne "Lizzy" Ryon Davis]
Photograph (copy) Suzanne "Lizzy" Ryon Davis. J. H.P. Davis first wife. Davis' hair is pulled back into a bun; curls frame the front of her head. Her dark dress is shirred at the front and she has a lace collar with a scarf that is tied into a bow. A chain can be seen hanging from beneath her bow. Davis is seated in a chair and portrait ends just below the waist. Scanned image is of the copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1351/
[The "Harvey Girls".]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1395/
[Mildred Ryon Wheat Booth.]
Copy of a hand painted photograph in a frame of Mildred Ryon Wheat Booth. Booth, who has long, red-blonde wavy hair, is wearing a dark colored blouse with white with ruffled black trim collar. A blue-green scarf at her neck has tasseled ends. A black with gold trimmed cross pin is in the center of the tied scarf. A gold chain is hanging around the collar, also. The original painting was in an oval frame with gold trim. Scanned image is of the copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1425/
[A white two story house with small central upper and lower porches.]
Photo of a white two story house with small central upper and lower porches, dark 'shutters, Brick chimney on right end, white picket fence around yard. Five African Americans standing among trees to the left of house. Three boys and a dog standing on and next to steps to front gate. Man, woman, girl standing in front of bottom porch. Five people (three men, two women?) standing on upper porch. Several outbuildings visible behind the house. Image is faded and yellow. Image is mounted on thin cardboard matte. Matte is missing lower right corner and upper right corner. Image dimensions: 24.2 cm x 19.1 cm. Photo is often referred to as "Old Prairie Home" of the Jones/Ryon family (George Ranch). Digital enhancement (performed 12/1999) of back side of matte revealed "Mr. Walter Jones, Richmond, Tex." written faintly in pencil. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth343/
[Whitten Home, Richmond.]
Photograph of Whitten Home, Richmond. Home was originally located on the 300 block of Jackson St., now is located at 500 Houston Street as the Long-Smith Cottage. One story wood home, double chimneys, central front porch. Four people are standing on the front porch. White fence encloses yard. Large, bare tree in yard at left. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image dimensions are 21.3 cm x 15.0 cm. Image is very faded and yellow. Matte is damaged as follows: lower right corner broken off; missing piece along upper edge, 7.5-12.5 cm from left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth386/
[Charlie Anders, Joe Anders, John Baker, George Baker, Albert George, and Earl McFarland]
Tintype image of six boys identified (from copy in George Family Archives) as: Charlie Anders, Joe Anders, John Baker, George Baker, Albert George, and Earl McFarland. Three boys in the front row are seated (the two on the left are wearing dark jackets and hats, all three are not wearing shoes.) The three boys in back row are standing (boy in center is wearing a dark vest, striped shirt, light hat). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1504/
[J.E. Dyer Store on Morton Street in Richmond, Texas]
Original print of J.E.Dyer Store on Morton Street in Richmond, Texas. Two story building. Men are standing in the foreground. A boy is sitting on the hitching post. These men were possibly jurors in Fort Bend County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155/
[Richmond School Children , ca. 1883-1885.]
Photographic portrait of Richmond School Children , ca. 1883-1885. Photo shows man, two women, and 46 children. Photo is darkened and yellowed. It is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has all four corners broken off, with break at bottom left cutting across the image. Image is also torn along right edge near the bottom. Identifications were originally written in pencil on back of matte. Those that were dark enough to decipher were copied over in blue pen. Identifications are as follows, left to right, top to bottom: Fannie Lamar, Mary Kohan, Carrol Bar___, Mattie Bull, P_____ Dyer, Phil McGee, See Dyer, Walter McGowan, Jimmy Dyer, B_____ Davis, Bassett Blakely, Mary Kochan, __allie Ryon, Bille Dyan (Ryon?), Miss Julie Norwood, Mrs. Norwood, Mr. _______, Tonie Wessendorff, John Baker, Joe _______, _______,________, _______, ________, Nettie ________ [Laurie Winston], Kate _________, Howard Dyer, Will Andrus, Lizzie McGee, Pearlie Winston, Jennie Jones, Annie Sommerville, Lida Beker, Birdie Winston, Leila ________, Alex Davis, Charlie ______, Mildred ______, Mildred Davis, Minnie Mahue, Lillie Rambeau, Mamie Davis, Winnie Warford, Alli________, ________, ________, _______, _______, ______. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth399/
[Alexander D. McNabb I]
Photograph of "Alexander D. McNabb I, perhaps about 1885. Born May 4, 1854 and died February 20, 1911. He was the first child of John McNabb and Mary Smith McNabb. He is buried in Morton Cemetery in Richmond" as identified on back of photograph in pen. Photograph is of a young man with thin, dark hair and mustache. He is wearing a three piece (light colored) suit with different color (or perhaps fabric) trim on inside portion of lapel. He has on a white shirt and light colored bow tied tie. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with " Cabinet Portrait. C.J. Wright. Houston" Printed in black at the bottom. The back of the cardboard is pink with multi-circular designs as background. Written in back under a drawing of a camera, paint palette, brushes in front of the sun and an emblem is: I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME. C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. ALL NEGATIVES PRESERVED. Duplicates may be obtained at any time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth811/
[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.]
Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old. Writing on reverse of image dates photo to 1885 or 1886. 3/4 body portrait cuts off just below knees. Wessendorff is pictured in a dark 3-piece suit with woven check pattern. His right hand is resting on the back of a fringed chair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth407/
[Charlien McNabb with very long hair, daughter of Carry Nation.]
Photograph of Charlien McNabb, daughter of Carry Nation. Charlien is wearing a dark dress with buttons down the front. The dress has a high collar with white inset. Her long wavy hair is draped down her sides and reaches to her knees when seated. She is seated in a chair and has her elbows resting on the arm of the chair. Her hands are brought up to her face. A length of floral patterned fabric is draped across the arm of the chair to the left of the photo. Portrait ends at the knee. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard reads: DEANE. 306 PRESTON STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS. Back of photo in pencil is written: Your loving Charlie to Uncle and Aunt Love (?). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1470/
[Mamie Davis George]
Photograph (copy) of Mamie Davis George as a young girl. Mamie is wearing a light colored dress which flares (three buttons at flare) out at hips and reveals eyelet lace trim and an underskirt. The long sleeves end with lace trim. Collar has multi-layers of lace. Mamie is wearing a chain around her neck and a ring on her left hand. Her hair is parted in the middle and is pulled back (maybe braided). She has a round hoop in her right hand and a thin stick in her left hand. In the foreground is a hat with bows and flowers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth916/
[Charlien Gloyd McNabb]
Photograph of "Charlien Gloyd McNabb. Born September 27, 1868 and died June 10, 1929. Her maiden name was Charlien Clara Annie Gloyd. She was the only child of Carry A. Nation. This picture is a reproduction from the original picture made about 1886, estimated" as written on paper stapled to the inside of the folder. McNabb has long dark wavy hair that is loose and flowing down her sides. She is leaning against an ornate wooden structure that has printed fabric folded across it on the left. McNabb has her hands clasped and at her face. She is wearing a dark, long sleeved dress with high collar. A strip of white can be seen at the top of her collar. Photograph is enclosed in a gray folder and was placed in a framed matte. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803/
[Photograph of Wiley Powell Jones]
Portrait of Wiley Powell Jones, brother of Laura Jones and son of Henry Jones. He is posed standing, with his left arm propped up and he is wearing a dark-colored suit. The border around the photograph creates an arch shape. Back of photo states: "Mamas favorite brother of Richmond, TX" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2291/
[Students at Richmond Public School in 1887]
Original mounted print on cardboard. Students at Richmond Public School. On the front row there are six girls seated on the left and there are five boys (one sitting and the rest kneeling) to the right of the photo. Students of Richmond Public School (about 1887) are identified as: Back Row: 1. Fanny Lamar 2. Mary Preister 3. ? 4. Mattie Bell 5. Reg. Dyer 6. ? 7. Cecil Dyer 8. ? 9. ? 10. Albert George 11. Bassett Blakely Second Row: 1. Minnie Preister 2. ? 3. Bell Dyer 4. Julia Norwood 5. ? Norwood 6. Professor Norwood 7. Tony Wessendorff 8. John Baker 9. ? 10. George Baker Third Row: 1. Bessie McCloy 2. Lillie Winston 3. ? 4. Nina Bell 5. Kate Eckman 6. Heard Dyer 7. ? 8. ? Fourth Row: Lizzie McGee 2. Pearl Winston 3. Jennie Jones 4. Annie Somerville 5. Lyda Baker 6. Bertie Winston 7. Lola Jones 8. Alex Davis 9. Charlie Andrews 10. Will Robinson Fifth Row: 1. Maybell Davis 2. Winnie McGee 3. Lilly Rambolt 4. Mamie Davis 5. Minnie Waffles 6. Allie Ogilby 7. Freddie Kochan 8. Earl McFarlane 9. Bush Pleasants 10. Len McFarlane 11. ? texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143/
[T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager.]
Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager. Wessendorff is wearing a dark suit jacket and vest, pinstriped necktie, and white high-collar shirt. Mounted on tan cardboard substrate with scalloped edges. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth369/
[House identified on back in red pen as "Ryon House."]
Photograph of house identified on back in red pen as "Ryon House." Identified by Michael Moore as the J.H.P. Davis House before renovations in 1889. Large two story wooden house. Unidentified man and woman are standing on the upper porch. Three women grouped together on lower porch in front of main door. Man and woman sitting on sills of bay window on first floor at right. African American man is standing behind a hedge in front of the right side entrance to the house. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image has a vertical break which begins 6 cm from the upper left corner and extends all the way through the image. There is a diagonal bend extending across the upper right corner beginning 9.5 cm from the upper right corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389/
[Large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home".]
Photograph of large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home." Identified by Michael Moore as J.H.P. Davis House before it was renovated in 1889. Home was located at site of present day Polly Ryon Hospital until it was moved to the George Ranch Historical Park (1977?). Yard is enclosed by a white picket fence with arched entryway. There are many young trees in the area outside the yard. Windmill is visible over the roof of the house. See 1972.093.117 for another view of the home. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Upper left corner of matte is broken off. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth385/
[Old Fort Bend County Courthouse.]
Photograph (not the original) of the Old Fort Bend County Courthouse where "Jaybirds and Woodpeckers fought in front of it in 1889." Photo has people on front steps, people on second story balcony, and a man on the roof top. A woman in a black dress can be seen to far, bottom, right of photo. Ink written numbers on bottom. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth563/
[House identified on back in pencil as W.K. Davis House.]
photograph of house identified on back in pencil as W.K. Davis House, located at the corner of Jackson and 4th St. in Richmond. Two story house, unpainted, with double porches across front of home. Three chimneys visible on left side of house. Three people are standing on the front steps. Trees are bare, trunks are protected with wooden enclosures. Slat board fence encloses yard of house. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner of matte is broken off as of 3/2000. Allover foxing, fading, yellowing. Image dimensions: 21.1 cm x 13.8 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth396/
[J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX.]
Photograph of J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX. Brick two story building is marked "1885 J.E. Dyer" along the roofline. Wares (brooms, chairs, trunks, clothes, fabrics) have been brought out onto the sidewalk in front of business. One woman, two boys, and six men are posed in front of the store. African American man standing in cart at left of scene. Man standing immediately left of post is identified as Will Candler. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner is broken off. Two water marks on the mat at top center and top right. Image dimensions: 20.0 cm x 12.4 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth381/
[John McNabb]
Photograph of "John McNabb, perhaps about 1890. Born in Scotland in 1806. (Exact date unknown). Died April 27, 1894; a member of the Santa Fe Expedition. His remains were removed from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the sprint of 1974." This description was written on the back of the photograph in ink. McNabb has thinning gray hair and is wearing a plaid suit (top button buttoned) with a dark wide tie, and a white shirt (collar of shirt barely visible above jacket and tie). Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with gold scalloped trim. Bottom of photo on gold textured label: The "APEX" (emblem) 948 Elm St. Dallas, Tex. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth812/
[Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas]
Photograph (appears to be a copy) of Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. On left the "Palace Hotel" can be seen. On the right: "City Bakery" and a restaurant are visible. The street has many horses and buggies on both sides. A horse and buggy in center of street (pulled by white or gray horse), and in the foreground is a little boy (dressed in dark knickers with jacket and hat) walking with his back to the camera. Blurred image of a dog on the right side of street. Back of photo has sticker with typed: 3rd St. Rosenberg, Texas Looking South. M. Wallace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth607/
[McFarlane House that was located on Jackson Street.]
Photograph of the McFarlane House that was located on Jackson Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The McFarlane house is a story and a half white wooden house with dark trim. The front porch has ornate wooden railing that is partially obscured by the wooden fence that surround the yard. The gate to the fence is on the far left side of the photo. Four people are standing on the front porch. There is a man on horseback just to the right of the center of the photograph. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt, dark jacket and hat; and he is on a dark horse. The photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. The photograph has tears, is broken at top left corner, worn at all corners, and is stained. The photograph has tape on back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1392/
[Richmond School children (all about 8-10 yrs old).]
photographic school portrait of Richmond School children (all about 8-10 yrs old.), ca. 1890. Children are posed on steps between two octagonal white pillars, with dark brick wall and double door behind them. Boys are in rows 1 & 4, girls in rows 2 & 3. Several girls and boys are holding their hats in their laps. Identified children are: front row, 4th from left--Joe Jones; 5th from left--Walter Jones. Top row, 1st on left--Bob Wessendorff. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matt shows all over foxing and all four corners are broken/rounded. Image size:17.2 cm x 12.1 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth395/
[Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones]
Photograph (copy) of a Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones when they were young (before A.P. and Mamie were married). Davis is wearing a dark colored dress with two pins pinned on her chest. She has her long hair loose down her back and on her right shoulder. She has her left hand on a floral arrangement. George is wearing a three piece dark suit with white shirt and dark tie. Jones is wearing a Dark dress with buttons down the front to waist. She is seated in a chair. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1025/
[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]
Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth483/
[County Bridge over Brazos River]
Photo mounted on cardboard. County Bridge over Brazos River, looking north. Cardboard mounting has zigzag boarder with gold trim with C.O. Lorenz, Richmond Texas printed to the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118/
[Mamie Davis (George) as a teenager, ca. 1892.]
Photographic portrait of Mamie Davis (George) as a teenager, ca. 1892. Davis' hair is pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with full sleeves and a round lace collar. Image is mounted on a pale gray cardboard matte. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth368/
Mamie Davis (George) as a teenager, ca. 1892
Photographic portrait of Mamie Davis (George) as a teenager, ca. 1892. Davis' hair is pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with full sleeves and a round lace collar. Image is mounted on a pale gray cardboard matt texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth367/
[Richmond, Texas under snow]
Photo mounted on cardboard. Richmond, Texas looking East from the top of the court house on Morton Street. Ground and buildings are covered with snow. Jane Long Boarding House in foreground on right. Ed Priester Baker, Confectioner, and Groceries is located in center of photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117/
[Construction of the first bridge across the Brazos River]
Photograph of the construction process of the first bridge across the Brazos River. Men standing on the lumber being use to construct the bridge surface. Man wearing a dark colored vest, white shirt, and light colored hat in far right corner of photo. African-American boy walking toward camera in far right corner. Trees in background. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth689/
[Four people. Man sitting down is scratched out in the picture.]
Photograph mounted on black cardboard substrate of four people. One man with a beard is seated and has his hat in his lap. The man standing behind him is identified on back of photo in pen as: A.P. George. A woman is standing to the left of Mr. George and she is wearing a dark-colored dress. Woman standing to his right has a light-print dress with a dark vest. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold) Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz. Richmond, Texas. Photograph has several white scratches, mainly across the image of the man seated in the chair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth470/
[A.P. George as a young man.]
Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate (with scalloped edging) of A.P. George as a young man. He is wearing a dark colored jacket with a (plaid) vest, white shirt, and light-colored bowtie. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold): C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth469/
[Map of Fort Bend County "General Land Office" March 1893.]
Front - map of Fort Bend County - "General Land Office" March 1893 Scale 4000 Veras to the inch. Back - no markings, wire going across for hanging. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth318/
[The Moore Home in 1894.]
Photograph of the Moore Home in 1894. Home is a two and a half story white, wooden building with large railed front porch. A man is sitting on the left of porch and Four children are standing/sitting on the front steps. Various lawn furniture in front of house. There is a double swing in right corner. Trees surround the house excluding the front walkway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1387/
[Mr. And Mrs. Worthington]
Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. Worthington (as noted in pencil at bottom of photograph). The couple is standing in front of a two-story wooden home with shrubbery to their right and left. Mr. Worthington is wearing a dark, three-piece suit and hat. He has a cane in his left hand. Mrs. Worthington is wearing a long dress with dark trim at collar and sleeves. She has her left hand on a wooden table with flower arrangement on top of it. Back of photo in pencil reads: Grandpa and Grandma Worthington at their house in Richmond. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Cardboard has stains and thick black semi-circular area in top left corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth690/
[Opening of the Brazos River Bridge in 1894]
Photograph of the opening of the Brazos River Bridge in 1894. Couple on right (identified on back of copy of this photo) leaning against rail: Mr. And Mrs. J.J. Adams. The man standing to left in dark suit is identified as Buck Flanagan, the prison warden at Sugar Land. There are six people standing on the bridge. There is a dog to the right of the bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth693/
[County bridge over Brazos at Richmond]
Photograph of the opening of the "county bridge over Brazos at Richmond, June 20, 1894" as written in pencil on the front of the photo. Back of photo in pen: Joe and Alma Ryon. June 20, 1894. People are standing on the bridge. Seven men are standing/sitting on top beams of bridge and five are standing/sitting on the beam to far right that attaches to the ground structure. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Photo has foxing and stains. Cardboard has stains and is worn at the corners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth687/
[T.B. Wessendorff, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Lizzie Wessendorff, etc.]
Photograph of T.B. Wessendorff, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Lizzie Wessendorff (baby), Walter Jones (boy) posed at left with Jersey cow; Two unidentified African American men are holding the leads of two dark horses at center and right of photograph. Subjects are standing in a fenced yard with house visible at left and barns or sheds visible in the background and on the right. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image and matte are severely damaged. Horizontal break through center of image was repaired with masking tape before museum acquisition. Vertical crack extends from bottom edge up to horizontal crack between Walter Jones and the African American man at center. Water marks around all four edges of the matte. Pieces of matte missing at bottom corners and along left edge. Identification on reverse of picture in blue and black pen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth392/
[T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company. People in front of the store.]
Photographic print of T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company and Undertakers Supplies, Richmond, TX., ca. 1895. Print is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Store is a one story wood frame building with porch across front. Wagon load of lumber with three African American men sitting on top is parked in front of the store to the left. Horse and buggy with 2 white children in buggy and African American boy standing with the horse is parked to the right of the building. Identification of people is written in black pen on the back of the photo as follows: "T.B. Wessendorff in white shirt by door; Baby in doorway probably Marguerite Wesendorff; Jennie Jones Wessendorff in front of window; Lizzie Wessendorff in white dress on right side of porch; Jennetta Wessendorff in phaeton (buggy)." Photograph and matte have four black ink spots. All four corners of matte are broken off as of 3/2000. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth412/
[Group of people on the porch of a home.]
Photo of group of people on the porch of a home. People are identified on the back on the photo as follows: "Left to right on porch: T.B. Wessendorff, Jennie Wessendorff, Hattie Wessendorff (standing), Archie Jones; Children: W.E. Jones, Lizzie Wessendorff (Davis), Walter Jones, Joe Jones." Image is mounted on white cardboard matte. Matte is cracked horizontally through center. Image dimensions: 20.7 cm x 12.8 cm texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth342/
["House In Richmond, Texas Across Road From Entrance To Morton Cemetary"]
Postcard image of "HOUSE IN RICHMOND, TEXAS ACROSS ROAD FROM ENTRANCE TO MORTON CEMETARY C. 1895" as noted in handwriting on back of postcard. A fence is in the foreground with two women standing behind the fence in the front yard. A small tree is on the left side of the photo. The house is a one story building with a chimney on the right side. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1117/
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