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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

[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

Description: Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School.]

Description: Photograph of the 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School. Mary Kruse, mother of the donor is second from the right on the front row. Seven women are seated in the front row - woman in center is holding a banner which reads: 1912 RHS. Five men and two women are standing in the back row. Double doors to the left of the photograph. There is a ruler hanging on a peg to the top right of the photograph. Wooden furniture to far right. Blurred white area to the top left of photo. Photograph is mounted on a brown textured cardboard matte. Matte has a gray textured rectangle that borders the perimeter of the photograph. Image dimensions are: 22.2 cm X 16.6 cm.
Date: 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[1913 flood of the Brazos River.]

Description: Photo taken during the 1913 flood of the Brazos River. On opposite bank is the stern wheeler "Waco". The steamboat "Waco" is in the upper left comer of photo. Dark spots distort most of photo. Written at bottom of photo in white: "RIVER RICHMOND".
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School]

Description: 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.
Date: 1940
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The 1943 Richmond High School Senior Class.]

Description: Photograph of the 1943 Richmond High School Senior Class. Back of photo in ink identifies the second senior on the top row, from left, as Tony Davis. Photo is wrinkled.
Date: 1943
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[2nd Street County Bridge in Richmond]

Description: Print of the 2nd Street County Bridge in Richmond during 1899 flood. Two men are paddling a small boat. Three people (one standing and two squatting) are on a floating sidewalk.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[3rd Street, Rosenberg, after ice storm. "Main Street" written on photo.]

Description: Copy of photo of 3rd Street, Rosenberg, after ice storm. Taken from railroad crossing (foreground). Brick building on left side of street is marked, "Admiration Coffee;" building at right is "Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co." Photo is labeled by photographer, "Main Street Covered with Ice, Rosenberg, Tex. Dec. 20, 42."
Date: 1924
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[L.A. Vogelsang Saloon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L.A. Vogelsang Saloon. Mr. Vogelsang is the man behind the counter wearing the white shirt, black tie, and white apron. A woman in a dark dress is also behind the counter. A man is leaning against the bar with his left foot on pipe footrest. He has a drink in his right hand and a cigarette in his left hand. Two other men in dark jackets are standing to center left of photo. Glass case can partially be seen in far left corner. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy. Same photo as 1979.033.001 except this is an original photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building, 1900 block of Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas. L. A. Vogelsang is behind the counter. Glass cases and shelves (to ceiling) to left of photo. Man seated behind counter wearing dark suit with dark tie. A wooden chair on right, and hoops hanging on a peg on a pole on far right. Two women and three men are standing on far end of store. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
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

[T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st.]

Description: Photograph of T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st., Richmond, taken about 1896. Mrs. Hattie Jones Wessendorff is standing on the porch. Image is mounted crooked on a black matte. Image is quite faded and yellow. Identification is written in blue pen on the back.
Date: 1896~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old). Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 12.0 cm x 20.5 cm. See 1972.093.152 for a duplicate photo on a different style matte.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image dimensions: 12 cm x 20.2 cm See 1972.093.142 for duplicate image on different mount
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas. The store is a two-story brick building. Photograph shows northeast corner of building. African-American man standing next to pole in front of store. Child standing next to man who is leaning against another pole. Five African American people standing in front of next wooden building (on right of photo). Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. The cardboard is broken at top and top right, broken again at bottom left corner (pieces missing). Picture has black material around edges and thick areas on right side. White spots (one pale green) across front of photo. Photograph is torn at bottom center.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Adams Home in Missouri City]

Description: Print of the Adams Home, Missouri City. Two story white wooden house, pictured from side, trees obscure the view of front of home.
Date: 1962
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an aerial view of Rosenberg looking southwest. On the second block from bottom, a tower can be seen toward right side of photo. Also on second block from bottom toward left side is a two long narrow buildings joined by walkway that has many cars parked in front of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.]

Description: Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of the A.P. George Ranch]

Description: Negative 35mm film of an aerial view of the A.P. George Ranch house and yard. Original photograph was enclosed in George family scrapbook.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum