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[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]

[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]

Date: 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of photograph of automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign, covered with ice, Rosenberg. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Ice covered car at Rosenberg, Tex., Dec. 20, 24." Identified on back of 4 x 6 as Mr. H.E. Boring Sr.'s Candy Shop.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Ox team pulling a wagon through downtown]

[Ox team pulling a wagon through downtown]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of photo of ox team (12 oxen) pulling a wagon through downtown Rosenberg. J.H.P. Davis Building/ Meyer Forster Land and Loan is in the background. Man in black suit by wagon is identified as H.E. Boring. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Old Timers, Rosenberg, Texas, Photo by Holmans."
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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