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  Partner: Fort Bend Museum
 County: Harris County, TX
 Decade: 1910-1919
[Birth Certificate of Julia Ann Rogers]

[Birth Certificate of Julia Ann Rogers]

Date: May 15, 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Birth Certificate of Julia Ann Rogers born on May 15, 1918 to J.J. Rodgers (Rogers) and Julia Ann Pratt
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Houston Ship Channel]

[Houston Ship Channel]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Marriage certificate for John Jerome Rogers and Julia Ann Pratt.  July 3, 1...]

[Marriage certificate for John Jerome Rogers and Julia Ann Pratt. July 3, 1...]

Date: July 3, 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Marriage certificate for John Jerome Rogers and Julia Ann Pratt. July 3, 1917 in the state of Illinois. (#3 of 4 documents that were bound together)
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Train with three men]

[Train with three men]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a train with three men sitting on front of engine, one in at the controls, and two standing at left. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Houston had become an important railhead by 1920. Gandy dancers laid the track that carried the trains that helped turn Houston into a major transportation center. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Two oil derricks]

[Two oil derricks]

Date: 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two oil derricks. Car and wagon are on the road in front of the derricks. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "For a long time, oil has been the biggest game in town. Even in 1916 when Houston thoroughfares had as many horses and buggies as automobiles. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1920, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Two women in an automobile]

[Two women in an automobile]

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two women in an automobile, one at the driver's wheel and one in the back seat. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1910, the horse and buggy had begun to give way to the automobile. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph is from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum