You limited your search to:

 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[The Nation family]

[The Nation family]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Nation family. Carry, seated, has her dark hair in a bun at the top of her head and she is wearing a dark dress with white print. She has a belt with large buckle and a round pin at her collar. Her husband, David, who is also seated with a child on his lap, is wearing a dark suit. He is balding on top with graying hair at sides and a beard. One child is seated on David's lap; two boys are standing on either side of Carry and David and a young woman is standing behind Carry. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Old Fort Bend County Courthouse.]

[Old Fort Bend County Courthouse.]

Date: 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photo of portrait of Charlien McNabb.]

[Photo of portrait of Charlien McNabb.]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Polaroid picture of the portrait 1986.003.007 of Charlien McNabb. Portrait is in a frame and hanging on a wall. The portrait shows McNabb with her long hair at her sides, sitting in a chair with her elbows on the arm of the chair. Her hands are up by her face. Scanned image is of the Polaroid.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photograph of Wiley Powell Jones]

[Photograph of Wiley Powell Jones]

Date: [1886/1892]~
Creator: Anderson
Description: 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"
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
[Probate petition of Clem Bassett]

[Probate petition of Clem Bassett]

Date: January 1881
Creator: unknown
Description: Probate petition of Clem Bassett, January term 1881.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Red wooden station staff]

[Red wooden station staff]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Red wooden station staff to surveyor's transit set. Round staff is capped at base with pointed iron end piece. Brass tip at top swivels. The object is called a "Jacob's Staff" and is used by surveyors to support a compass. The pointed end is jabbed into the ground and the compass is attached to the threaded piece at the top. The ball at the top allows the compass to be levelled.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Richmond School Children , ca. 1883-1885.]

[Richmond School Children , ca. 1883-1885.]

Date: c. 1883 - 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: 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________, ________, ________, _______, _______, ______.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet. STANLEY ____00 Made in the USA _5 Some of the writing is obscured by rust.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Single strand. M. C. Shinn, Patented March 1, 1881

Single strand. M. C. Shinn, Patented March 1, 1881

Date: March 1, 1881
Creator: unknown
Description: Single strand. M. C. Shinn, Patented March 1, 1881
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum