[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Family, November 2, 1879]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Family, November 2, 1879]

Date: November 2, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and family with news from Belton, Texas. He claimed to be lonesome because his wife and two youngest daughters were visiting family in Pennsylvania and their eldest son Paul had moved out. He told her about how the remaining children at home were doing and shared other pieces of news from Belton. The letter ended with him prompting her to write more and to send notice before she starts for home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[John M. Moore, Jr. and Dorothea Guenther Moore.]

[John M. Moore, Jr. and Dorothea Guenther Moore.]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of John M. Moore, Jr. and Dorothea Guenther Moore on their 50th wedding anniversary in June 1965. The couple, both wearing glasses, is sitting on a velvet upholstered sofa in front of a table at the Moore home. He is wearing a dark colored suit and tie and has his arms crossed across his chest. She is wearing a light colored dress. Scanned image is of the copy.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Mrs. Wesley Moers, Lena, and Darlene Moers.]

[Mrs. Wesley Moers, Lena, and Darlene Moers.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mrs. Wesley Moers, Lena, and Darlene Moers (as identified on back of photograph in pencil). Mrs. Moers, who has a basket with packages in it in her right hand, is wearing a dark colored underskirt with long overskirt with buttons that run from waist to thigh. Large fur collar at neckline. The two young girls are wearing dark jackets. Shorter girl is standing with back to camera, tall girl on left is facing the camera. Picket fence on right. Buildings in background.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Carry Nation with her grandchildren and her husband]

[Carry Nation with her grandchildren and her husband]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carry Nation with her grandchildren and her husband, David Nation. The group is standing on several levels of a rock ledge. Rock embankment in background. Carry, the third person from the left, is standing with an open book in her hands. Carry, who has graying hair parted in center and pulled back in bun, is wearing wire rimmed eyeglasses. She is wearing a white dress with ruffled collar. David Nation is the sixth person from the left. David, who is standing, is balding and also wears eyeglasses. He is wearing a dark jacket and pants. The photograph is mounted on a brown cardboard matte. The matte is worn at edges.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[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
Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Family

Family

Date: July 13, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: 14 people on lawn in front of house. 6 seated, 8 standing behind.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Marie Moers and Agusta Moers.]

[Marie Moers and Agusta Moers.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Marie Moers and Agusta Moers (as identified on back of photo in pen). The two women are standing next to a white wooden building. Woman in front is wearing a dark dress with light print trim near hemline. She has beads around her neck and a corsage on her left shoulder. She is wearing a jacket draped around her shoulders. The woman standing behind her, who is wearing a dark short sleeved dress with rounded neckline and long pearls, has her hands on the upper arms of the woman in front of her. Both women has short dark hair. A pointed leafed plant is on either side of the women.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Moore Family. Dorothea, John, Jr., and John Moore III]

[Moore Family. Dorothea, John, Jr., and John Moore III]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Moore Family. Dorothea and John, Jr. (wearing dark clothing) are seated on the sofa watching John Moore III (wearing light colored short pants and shirt with sailor-type collar and tie) play with a stuffed bear. Window in background.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[McCarty Family Picture]

[McCarty Family Picture]

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the McCarty Family. Photo circa 1900: Weatherford, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Weatherford College
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