[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School]

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Photograph of the 1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School in Richmond, Texas. The class is in and around the John Leach wagon. "He operated the mail delivery service from Depot to Post Office for over 20 years. John Leach wagon was a traditional target for Halloween activity." This information is typed on the back of the photo in black ink. Wagon is filled with young children. Two girls are sitting on John Leach's lap. Four girls are sitting on the white horse that is pulling the wagon. Ten boys and girls are standing in front of the ...

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Height:12.3 cm, Length/Circumference:18.2 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1940.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1072 times , with 32 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

The Fort Bend Museum presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among these interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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Photograph of the 1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School in Richmond, Texas. The class is in and around the John Leach wagon. "He operated the mail delivery service from Depot to Post Office for over 20 years. John Leach wagon was a traditional target for Halloween activity." This information is typed on the back of the photo in black ink. Wagon is filled with young children. Two girls are sitting on John Leach's lap. Four girls are sitting on the white horse that is pulling the wagon. Ten boys and girls are standing in front of the wagon.

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Height:12.3 cm, Length/Circumference:18.2 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

The Fort Bend Museum Collection presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1940

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  • April 15, 2005, 10:52 a.m.

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  • April 11, 2007, 2:06 p.m.

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[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School], photograph, 1940; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth639/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.