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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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 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

[Brazos River in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River, Rosenberg. Bridge to the left of photo. Fence line along left, also.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cattle Ranch in Fort Bend]

Description: Postcard, Cattle Ranch-Ft. Bend Co. Cattle in a pasture. One white-faced cow with horns (in center of photo) is facing camera.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children at school in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of School, Rosenberg. School building is a wooden, white, two-story building. Children are standing on the front porch. Other children are sitting on the fence that is surrounding the school. An adult and a child are standing in the foreground.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Commercial Center in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Commercial Center, Rosenberg. Bales of cotton in foreground. Train in background. Utility pole in foreground.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Corn & Cotton Hillyer Farm]

Description: Postcard, Corn & Cotton Hillyer Farm. Field with corn on right, cotton on left.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton and corn field]

Description: Postcard image of cotton and corn. Cotton to left and center, corn in upper right of photo.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton field near Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. Titled "April Fool" 1907. African-American men harvesting cotton. Two men in center have baskets filled with cotton. Two men on right are picking cotton. Horse and buggy with male driver in background. Trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum