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 Decade: 1900-1909
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[South Texas Prairie, car driving on the dirt road]

[South Texas Prairie, car driving on the dirt road]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard, South Texas Prairie. Car on dirt road to the left of the photo. Fence line runs through center of photo. Farm house surrounded by trees is in the background.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Cylinder tape measure]

[Cylinder tape measure]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Nutcracker tool]

[Nutcracker tool]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Brazos Brick & Drain Tile works]

[Brazos Brick & Drain Tile works]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard, Brazos Brick & Drain Tile Works with crew in foreground (two men are on horses). Rosenberg, TX.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Black metal covered manual typewriter]

[Black metal covered manual typewriter]

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: (a) Manual typewriter. Black metal. (b) case cover-black metal with wooden handle. (c) white cloth cover with green stitching. (d) case bottom - wood with metal rod to hold top on.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908.]

[Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908.]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908. One story wood home with porch along front and side. Picket fence in front of house. Tree in far left of photo. Ink label at top of photo.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Grazing cattle with windmill near Rosenberg]

[Grazing cattle with windmill near Rosenberg]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard, grazing cattle with windmill near Rosenberg. Cattle in center of photo. Three men on horses surrounding cattle. Windmill in background. Pasture in foreground.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Postcard image of the Wessendorff Home. Richmond, Texas.

Postcard image of the Wessendorff Home. Richmond, Texas.

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the Wessendorff Home. Richmond, Texas.
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
[Mulcahy home in Rosenberg]

[Mulcahy home in Rosenberg]

Date: 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard, Mulcahy home in Rosenberg, TX. White, wooden, two-story house with a porch on the northeast corner of the house. A man is sitting on a bench on the porch. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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