[J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas]

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Photograph (copy) of J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas in the 1890's. Five men are standing on the bank in foreground of photograph. The man in the center, wearing a dark jacket, pants, and hat is holding two oars. There is a pole sticking out of the ground in the center, right, background. Ferry is next to the bank and has a man on horse to left, a buggy pulled by two white horses, and four people standing on ferry. Opposite bank of river has trees cattle (4) in background. Scanned image is of copy. Blank (white) area … continued below

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by the Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 330 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Photograph (copy) of J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas in the 1890's. Five men are standing on the bank in foreground of photograph. The man in the center, wearing a dark jacket, pants, and hat is holding two oars. There is a pole sticking out of the ground in the center, right, background. Ferry is next to the bank and has a man on horse to left, a buggy pulled by two white horses, and four people standing on ferry. Opposite bank of river has trees cattle (4) in background. Scanned image is of copy. Blank (white) area at bottom of photo.

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This was originally allotted to P79.37 as LP80.11.1 by mistake

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Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • April 15, 2005, 9:52 a.m.

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  • Feb. 23, 2007, 4:21 p.m.

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[J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas], photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1011/: accessed February 23, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.

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