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Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house in Rosenberg, Texas. House was built by James Alley and then later sold to McCabe. This house was also later purchased by Ben Meyer. Two story white house with columned porch on north west corner of home. Man sitting on bench on front porch. West upper story area near windows has four diamond shapes painted in it. Diamond shape also on rounded rooftop of porch. White picket fence around home.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A boy and his dogs in front of the Moore Home c. 1905-1910.]

Description: Photograph of a boy and his dogs in front of the Moore Home. Ca. 1905-1910. The boy, wearing dark pants, white shirt, bow tie, and hat, is standing to the left of photo. He has his left and raised. One dog is in center of photo. The other dog is partially obscured by the dog in center. The Moore house, in the background, is a two story wooden home. In center is a circular porch with columns.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Carloads of Sweetness", train cars full of sugarcane]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Carloads of Sweetness, train cars full of sugarcane, four women standing in one car; 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Addressed to Miss Ellie M. Carpenter, 2203 Muary St. Houston Texas, signed W.G.S., contains a short message in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old.
Date: July 4, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. c. 1905-1910.]

Description: Photograph of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. ca. 1905-1910. Congressman Moore is wearing a three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He has a pocket watch chain extending across his vest and attached at top button hole. He is standing with his hands in his pockets. Photo ends at upper thigh.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co., Rosenberg Tex, 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Dear Ella, This is a picture of our corn and George's cotton field. Isn't it Pretty? Lille, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old. Cotton field on left of photo, corn on right.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dora Alley]

Description: Postcard image of Dora Alley on the porch of her home at the corner of Houston Street and Avenue J in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Woman is sitting on the porch rail and leaning against a porch column.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908]

Description: Postcard of the ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Tin building with wooden scaffold in front of it. Three men standing on platform with a block of ice. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["K. Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of K. Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co., Rosenberg Tex, shows cotton field with a house in the background with three people on the porch, 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Ella's Picture Sept. 1908, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old.
Date: 1908/1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908.]

Description: Postcard image of Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908. One story wood home with porch along front and side. Picket fence in front of house. Tree in far left of photo. Ink label at top of photo.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man on a horse in front of a fence and some buildings]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of a man on a horse next to a tent, buildings in the background., 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Ella's 1908, Charles E. Myers in ink. The man is wearing dark pants and vest with white shirt and dark hat. He is on a white horse. Picket fence behind him. White or blank area on left.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Newspaper clipping of "Old Timers, Rosenbenberg, Texas"]

Description: Photograph of a newspaper clipping. Clipping shows the "Old Timers, Rosenberg, Texas" - the wagon train which used to go from Rosenberg to Needville in 1908 as pictured in front of the J.H.P Davis Bank. Man in black suit identified as H. E. Boring. Various oxen and steers (6 rows) pulling a wagon train. Wagon is to far right of photo. Two men in suits are standing in front of wagon. A man is sitting on top of wagon. Buggy on far left in front of bank.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Raymond Moers around the age of one]

Description: Postcard image of Raymond Moers in 1908 when he was about one year old. Child wearing white with black shoes is sitting in a wicker stroller.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Reunion of Terry's Texas Rangers]

Description: Photograph copy of the Reunion of Terry's Texas Rangers dated 1908 in Houston, Texas. Group includes 62 men and 9 women. Front row of men are kneeling. Top of photo titled: Terry's Texas Rangers. C. S. A. Bottom reads: Terry's Texas Rangers Houston Nov. 10th 1908. Photograph is on 25.5 cm X 20.5 cm paper but image measures 24.4 cm X 8.3 cm. Names of members are listed at bottom. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond Courthouse]

Description: Photograph (copy of a Schlueter photograph) of the Richmond Courthouse as it was under construction in about 1908. Wires leading to a large crane at front entrance of Courthouse. People are sitting in the windows on the second floor. One man is standing on the front dome of roof. Two men are standing on the larger center dome of roof. Other men can be seen sitting on roof. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Saddler shop of McNabb and Varga in Richmond]

Description: Photograph taken in front of saddler shop of McNabb and Varga in Richmond, Texas. Identified (typed note card on back of photo) as left to right: Alexander D. McNabb, Sr, Paul Pierce, Ludwig Varga. Alexander McNabb died February 20, 1911. Paul Pierce later moved to Childress, Texas, where he had a successful saddler business. Ludwig Varga was a master craftsman as a saddle maker who died about 1914 in Richmond. (This information also on note card on back of photo.) Man on left wearing eyeglasses is dressed in three-piece suit (striped pants) and black hat. Man in middle wearing slacks, apron (dark), white shirt, and tie. Man on right wearing slacks, apron (light), white shirt, and has a pipe. Studded buckles can be see hanging from a table between the two men wearing aprons. Leather strap with buckles neatly looped and tied, hanging on right of photo.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sons of Herman Lodge in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Sons of Herman Lodge in Needville, Texas in 1908. Some of the members of the lodge have been identified as front row left to right: Mr. Kossler, Mr. Hackstedt, August Schendel, Mr. Thoeff, Unknown, Mr. Ernest Zwahr, Unknown, Unknown, Mr. Reeh, Unknown. Second row: Unknown, Unknown, Charlie Seiler, Adolph Seiler, Mr. Jungerman, Mr. Quebe, Mr. Requardt, Mr. Moench, Unknown, Unknown. The group is posed in front of a wooden unpainted building. The photograph is mounted on a black cardboard matte. The matte is peeling and worn. Image is also peeling. Image dimensions are: 24.5 cm X 19.2 cm.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[View of the long side of the Bank of Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Obverse, Photograph of the Bank of Rosenberg, Tex ; reverse, POST CARD, Ella's March 8, 1908 in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink. J. H. P. Davis Bank building. Bank building is a two story brick building with attached covered sidewalk. Top floor windows have arched insets. View is of northeast corner.
Date: March 8, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum