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  Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
 Decade: 1890-1899
 Collection: George Ranch Museum Collection
[Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood]

[Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood]

Date: July 8, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view photograph of Richmond, Texas after the 1899 flood. There are people and a man on horseback walking across the railroad track in the bottom right corner of the photograph The photograph shows the following businesses: A. Kochan Farming Implements, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Austin's Exchange Saloon. The Brazos River bridge is near the top right corner. Text near bottom of photo reads: "North View July 7 1899 No 7". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[An arch at Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899]

[An arch at Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 8, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Richmond Cemetery during the flood of 1899. There are wooden fences on far left; iron fence with arched entrance gate near center - all under flood waters. There is a white house and trees in right background; a small building in center right background. This photograph is a copy of an original. Text written on the back of the original was copied to the back of this photograph and reads: "Flood of July 1899 Richmond Cemetery - Arch arc Gate is North cattle guard by Mrs. Annie Holmes Lot - [typed] Richmond Cemetery Gate During Flood of July 1899. Original in Morton Cemetery File - "History".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[T.B.W. Lumber Yard during the flood of 1899]

[T.B.W. Lumber Yard during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 8, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the T.B.W. Lumber Yard during the flood of 1899. There are three men in a small wooden boat (crossing the street) near the center of the photograph. The lumber yard, on right, has stacks of lumber outside of the wooden tin roofed building. A two story house with trees in front yard is enclosed by a white picket fence on the left side of the photograph. There are other buildings in the background. Text at the bottom of the photograph reads: "T. B. W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 No 3". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Fort Bend County Jail and surrounding buildings flooded]

[Fort Bend County Jail and surrounding buildings flooded]

Date: July 8, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Fort Bend County Jail and surrounding buildings taken during the 1899 flood. The jail building is a two and a half story dark brick building with white trim.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Brazos River during the flood of 1899]

[Brazos River during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 7, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Brazos River during the flood of 1899. Text at bottom of photo reads: "River & Stand Pipe July 7 1899 No9". The stand pipe is located to the right center of the photograph. Rooftops of several white wooden buildings are to the right of the stand pipe. There are trees on the left bank and in the distance. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899]

[A man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 7, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. There is a man wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and hat walking across the bridge (approaching camera). Trees on right and left of bridge. Written on back of photo in blue ink: "Southern Pacific Bridge - Flood 1899". The photo is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Photograph of Richmond city taken from the top of a building during the flood of 1899]

[Photograph of Richmond city taken from the top of a building during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 7, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Richmond city taken from the top of a building during the flood of 1899. Bottom of photograph reads: "North East View of Richmond Tex July 7 1899". A typed note that was paper clipped to the photograph (at one time) reads: "North View from Kochan's Shop". The railroad track extends from the left bottom corner of the photo to right center. There are several people walking along the railroad tracks. There is a man on horseback to the right of the railroad tracks near a wooden business building. The railroad bridge can be seen near right center. The Brazos River Bridge can be seen near far left center. Businesses visible in the photograph are: "Brady Bros. Baker and Grocery, F. L. Barnes (?) Restaurant, I Ditch Dray Goods, Baker and Hirsch, Lone Star Market, and Austin's (?) Saloon." There is a white picket fence with trees enclosed in bottom right corner of photograph. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Written on the back of the photograph in pencil: "1899".
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899]

[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899]

Date: July 7, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. The railroad track extends from foreground and leads to the bridge in the background. There are people standing on the railroad tracks near the bridge. There are telephone poles on left with trees in right and left background. The city of Richmond with one tall building in particular can be seen in the distance. Written at bottom of photo: "S. P. R. R. Bridge July 7, 1899 No. (?)". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

[F. I. Booth wearing a dark colored jacket and a white striped shirt]

Date: June 23, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of F. I. Booth. In this studio portrait, Booth is wearing a dark colored jacket, white striped shirt, and dark colored tie. There is a pin on his left lapel. Mr. Booth has graying hair parted on the left side, and he has a thick mustache. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray matte with embossing below portrait that reads: "Wright's Studio A. H. Hitchler 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas." Written on back of photo in pencil: "F. I. Booth" and in black ink: "6/23/99". Image dimensions are: 10.3 cm x 14.6 cm.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[A young boy standing next to a wrought iron stool]

[A young boy standing next to a wrought iron stool]

Date: March 4, 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Studio portrait of a young boy. Writing on the back of the portrait is not fully legible but may identify the child as: "Edgar Eclantu (?) Montague (?) Hampton Va age 4 ys March 4th 1899". Edgar is wearing a dark colored short pant set with dark stockings, and dark colored lace-up ankle boots. He is standing next to a wrought iron stool. He has his right arm around the right side of the stool. The photograph is mounted on a light gray cardboard substrate with text embossed in the cardboard below the photo that reads: "Cheyne (initial intertwined with scrolls) Hampton Va."
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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