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[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.]

Date: May 25, 1839
Creator: unknown
Description: Front page of the Richmond Telescope Vol. 1 No. 5 dated May 25, 1839. Front page constitutes pages 1 & 2.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[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.]

Date: September 11, 1841
Creator: unknown
Description: 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
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Letter certifying that J.T. Rogers enlisted]

[Letter certifying that J.T. Rogers enlisted]

Date: April 14, 1852
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[George Feris home in Richmond, Texas]

[George Feris home in Richmond, Texas]

Date: 1855
Creator: unknown
Description: 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 ...
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Mary Smith McNabb]

[Mary Smith McNabb]

Date: 1856
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Copy of an original tintype of Henrietta Moore.]

[Copy of an original tintype of Henrietta Moore.]

Date: 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photographic image of an original tintype of Matthew Moore.]

[Photographic image of an original tintype of Matthew Moore.]

Date: 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photograph of Suzanne "Lizzy" Ryon Davis]

[Photograph of Suzanne "Lizzy" Ryon Davis]

Date: 1875
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[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
[Mildred Ryon Wheat Booth.]

[Mildred Ryon Wheat Booth.]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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