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[500 Turkeys in Sugar Land]

Description: Postcard, Sugar Land, 500 Turkeys. Tenant cabins in background. Turkeys in center of photo. African-American man walking in (left) background.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[1913 flood in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of 1913 flood in Richmond, Texas. Water visible in bottom half of photo. White, wooden house with porch surrounded by white picket fence on left. White house in background, also. Top, right corner is torn (piece missing).
Date: December 10, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[3rd Street, Rosenberg. "Main St." written on photo.]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of 3rd Street, Rosenberg. Meyer Forster Land and Loan Co. is on the right side of the street, auto supply store is on the left.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. "Texas Under Six Flags". Colored postcard with Alamo in center with the six different flags above it.
Date: 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Arthur P. Parrott]

Description: Postcard image of Arthur P. Parrott (wearing white shirt and tie with dark pants) standing in front of the prescription counter at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Back of photo in pen: Prescription Stand at Pickard & Huggins Rosenberg. BJ Parrott Miller, Negative on File. Typed: Picture of Arthur P. Parrott
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas. Brick two-story business Gray and Son on left. Man on horse in middle of street. Buggy in foreground on street and next to left side. Rosenberg State Bank brick building on right.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Home, 11th at Jackson, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the T.B. Wessendorff Home, 11th at Jackson, Richmond, Texas. White, wooden, two and a half story house. Has porch at corner of house (facing camera) with two separate stairways. Sawhorse in front yard. Small, dark building to far right of photo shows partial frame to a doorway.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baby Orange Grove]

Description: Postcard image of Baby Orange Grove. Rows of young orange trees. Farmhouse in far background. Lower left corner has white stair-shaped blank area.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Banana Grove and Train]

Description: Postcard, Banana Grove & R.R. Train in (left) center of photo. Banana trees on both sides of tracks.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas. Tall, brick building with vines growing on the north face. Tree on left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Barbeque for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration]

Description: Postcard image of a barbecue for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration, February 20, 1909. Fort Bend County, Texas. Photo of large group of men (few women). Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops and trees in background. Left edge is creased. Ink mark under 1909.
Date: February 20, 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California]

Description: Postcard image of The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California. Crowd of people on beach. Ocean in background. Pier (also in background) runs from top, left to right of photo. Roof of small building in bottom, right corner. Bottom left corner and mid-left are two places where the photo has peeled away from the cardboard. Yellow spots top, right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house (later McCabe home) on Houston Street in Rosenberg, Texas. This home was later purchased by Ben Meyer. Northeast corner of house is seen on left of photo. Dark colored roof top, white, wooden house. Diamond shapes painted in several places of upper story. White two story home in center of photo. Another white house on right. Street in foreground. Photo has blank (white) rectangle in top right corner.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Booth Home, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Booth Home, Booth, Texas. Picket fence in foreground. Booth home in upper, left corner of photo. Person walking on dirt road.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Boy walking down a crowded street in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. Horse and buggy in the middle of the street. A boy walking (away from camera) in foreground. Board and Rooms business on left and Real Estate business on right of photo.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile. Tile Works building in background. Train tracks run from foreground to background. Cow seen grazing near tracks to left of photo.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos Brick & Drain Tile works]

Description: Postcard, Brazos Brick & Drain Tile Works with crew in foreground (two men are on horses). Rosenberg, TX.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River at flood stage in 1908]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River at flood stage in 1908. Bank edge in far left corner. Small boat in right corner.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River bridge in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River bridge, Richmond, Texas. Smoke stack in (right) background. Reflection on bridge seen in water in the foreground. Cattle seen to left, under bridge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River bridge in Rosenberg. The river is dry under the bridge.]

Description: Postcard, Brazos River bridge, Rosenberg, perhaps at end of construction. A horse drawn buggy with a man driving it is on the bridge. Two adults and two children are also on the bridge. Two men are standing under the bridge in the foreground.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum