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["50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909." as written in white at bottom of the photograph. The men of various ages are all dressed basically the same: in dark pants, white shirts, ties, and jackets. Most of them are wearing hats. Background left is a white one-story wooden building; background right is a moss draped tree; and in center is partial view of an automobile. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 10, 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: photograph of T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas, corner of Morton and 11th St. One story home with scalloped picket fence around the yard. Image is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1905
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, a horse surrounded by debris]

Description: Photo on cardboard mat.1900 Galveston flood damage. A horse is standing in the center of a pile of wooden rubble. A two-story, white house is in the background. Back of photo reads: NO, 29 19th & Ave N. A lone survivor. A horse Who seemed desirous of telling his sad experience.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, debris surrounding a storm victim's body]

Description: Photo on cardboard mat. Planks of wood are scattered. A covered body is lying on top of a large wooden surface. An open box is at bottom, right corner of photo. Some building appear to be left standing in the background. Back of photo reads: NO-44. 20th & M1/2 St- At dawn Sept. - 9 1900, dead could be seen at every Turn.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, locating storm victims]

Description: Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. Wagon load of storm victims. Two men are walking behind the wagon. Wagon driver is standing up and holding reins to horses. Foreground shows wood debris. Large covered area in background. Back of photo reads: NO-26. On 22st & wharf 73 wagon loads of storm victims buried at Sea, on SEPT-10 1900 W.A. Green. Galveston, Texas.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Matte is in poor condition. Upper left corner is missing all the way up to the image surface, upper right corner is missing, plus bottom left corner is also broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.143 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Bottom half of matte is in poor condition. Entire bottom edge is missing, plus bottom corners are broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.169 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baker and Hirsch Store]

Description: Photo mounted on cardboard. Baker and Hirsch Store. Two men behind store counter to left of photo. Four other men in store. Bunch of bananas suspended from a rope in center of photo. Cardboard mount is broken away in several places.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis.]

Description: Photograph of Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis (as identified on back in blue ink). Photo was taken outdoors with Belle standing next to J.H.P. who is seated in a wooden chair. Belle is wearing a dark skirt with white shirt; she has her hair pulled up in a bun at the crown of her head. J.H.P. is wearing a three-piece suit and hat. Grass in foreground and shrubbery in background. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has stains across it. Stamped on back of photo: Aug 15 1904 No.____ Photo By M.K. MITCHELL. Franklin, Ky. Image dimensions: 12 cm X 17.1 cm.
Date: 1904
Creator: Mitchell, M.K.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex. 4., E. W. Cumins Drugs, Mrs. Dawson & Ella and May 14, 1907 in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Charles E. Myers in ink. White or blank area at bottom of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Bottling works]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a bottling works where whiskey was shipped. The interior shows broken bottles and boxes said to be smashed by Carry Nation. Boxes read: Exquisite Bottling Works Junction City, KS. Bar to right of photo. Heater or oven to right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy.
Date: 1901
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
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation in a wooden raised platform]

Description: Photograph of Carry Nation. Written in the folder in blue ink: "Location unknown. Date: Probably circa 1905. Of many pictures of my grandmother, this is the only one I've ever seen where she was smiling. (signed) Alexander D. McNabb, July 24, 1975. " Photograph shows Nation in a wooden raised platform (wooden chair to right side of it). Nation, who has gray hair (in bun) and eyeglasses, is wearing a white floor-length skirt and white jacket and she is holding a bouquet of flowers on her left arm and an open book in her right hand. A crowd of people are standing around her. A black parasol can be seen in front of the white two-story building in the background. White label at the bottom of matte reads in black: Your Loving home defender, Carry A. Nation. Photograph is enclosed in a gray folder that has a matte for framing picture. Image dimensions are: 12.4 cm X 7.2 cm.
Date: July 24, 1905
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation seated in a chair]

Description: Photograph of Carry Nation. Nation is seated in a wooden chair and she is holding an open book. She has dark hair (partially gray) and is wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses. She has on a white long-sleeved dress with white lace ruffle across the neckline and front of dress. Fireplace mantle in left background. Window in right background. Photograph is (framed) enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom of matte portion of folder has a white label that has black printing that says: "Your loving home defender, Carry A. Nation." Image dimensions are: 12.4 cm X 7.2 cm.
Date: 1905
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902.]

Description: Photograph of Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902 (as identified on the back of photograph). Two young men, who are both wearing suits, are sitting on a wrought iron bench. A third young man, also wearing a suit, is standing behind the bench (center). Shrubs and other foliage in background. Pond to far left. (Ink X mark above young man on right of bench).
Date: 1902
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Charles August Moers taken in 1905. Photographed from the shoulders up.]

Description: Photograph of Charles August Moers taken in 1905 (as identified on the back of photograph). Moers is wearing a dark three piece suit with white shirt and white tie. He has a small flower pinned on his left lapel. Photograph ends just below the shoulders. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard reads: Morvan 1923 Canals, New Orleans, LA. Back of photograph has a notice written on the back about the quality of the photograph and "Morvan Art Studio, 923 Canal St. " Image dimensions are: 3.2 cm X 4.8 cm
Date: 1905
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg, Built in the 1900's on Third Street and Avenue J. A man wearing a dark suit and bowtie with white shirt, is standing to the left of photo and to the left of a large group of people. All of the women and children in the first row except one, are wearing white dresses. The one woman in the center of first row is wearing a black skirt, white belt and blouse, dark beads, and a large dark hat. The group is standing in front of the church double doors (one door is open, the other closed.) Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1900~
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line]

Description: Photographic of the construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line in Richmond. Back of photograph copy reads: Man in black suit (at bottom of platform) probably J. J. Adams. Three men are visible on top of the water tower. One man is on the ladder leading to top. Two men are on platform at base of water holding structure. Two men on ground-level platform (J. J. Adams). Stacks of lumber in far right, corner. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Back of photo in ink: Guess who this is 1907 - 2/8.
Date: February 8, 1907
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum