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[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

[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]

Description: Copy of photograph of automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign, covered with ice, Rosenberg. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Ice covered car at Rosenberg, Tex., Dec. 20, 24." Identified on back of 4 x 6 as Mr. H.E. Boring Sr.'s Candy Shop.
Date: 1924
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobiles on the Richmond Ferry across the Brazos River]

Description: Photographic copy of the "FERRY, RICHMOND, 1922" as type-written across the top of the photograph. The Richmond Ferry crosses the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. Four automobiles can be seen parked on the ferry. Man on left of ferry is sitting on the rail. One woman is seated in front car and a man is leaning inside of the car window. Another man is standing near post on far right of ferry. Railroad bridge in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brick two story building with iced-over awning]

Description: Copy of photo of brick two story building with iced-over awning. Photo is labeled on front, "Ice Crash, Pickard & Huggins, Rosenberg, Tex, Dec. 20, 24." Meyer Forster Land and Loan building, 3rd. Street, Rosenberg.
Date: 1924
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Catholic Church (Holy Rosary) in Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of first Catholic Church (Holy Rosary) in Rosenberg after it was burned in a fire, ca. 1923. The church was constructed in 1911 (facing George St.?). It was replaced with a brick structure in 1925.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Celebration of the Brazos River Bridge opening ceremony. People holding dark umbrellas.]

Description: Photograph from the celebration of the Brazos River Bridge opening ceremonies in Richmond, Texas. Many people are standing to the right of the bridge. A large tree is on the right side of the photo. People with dark umbrellas are walking on the far left of photo. Bridge on left of photo. Photograph has a black design bordering it.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children on scooters and bicycles at Mary Dee and August Myers' home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers (back to front). Mamie George is on porch. Child in foreground is on a scooter. Her left leg is on the scooter frame and her right leg is on the sidewalk. Child behind her is riding a tricycle. A tricycle (with no rider) is near front porch steps. Mamie is sitting in a porch swing. Photo has black trim around perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children standing around a child in a wagon at Mary Dee and August Myers home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers (baby), Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers. Wyatt is sitting in a wooden wagon and Mary is standing behind her. The two other children are standing back to back to the right of the photograph. White picket fence in background. Pine tree in back corner of the yard. Photograph has a black trim around the perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The construction of the Brazos River Bridge.]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Brazos River Bridge in its final phase. Crane has steel beam for final span of bridge suspended above the top of the bridge. Railroad bridge in background.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the Brazos River Bridge. Bridge is halfway across the river.]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Brazos River Bridge at Richmond, Texas in 1922. Photograph taken looking at bridge from opposite bank. Buildings seen to far left of photo. Cement structure on far right. The photograph is torn on the right, bottom corner and along the left edge. Creased in many areas. Has red spots across bottom.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The construction of the Brazos River Bridge in final phase.]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Brazos River Bridge in final phase. Crane is holding steel beam suspended above its resting area. Railroad bridge in background. In bottom right corner, bow of small wooden boat.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dreibroat Dance Band]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Dreibroat Dance Band standing in front of the old Holy Rosary Rectory on Sixth Street. Men are identified as left to right, first row: Joe Herslscher, Gus Dreibroat (band leader), Vince Nesvadba, John Nesvadba. Second row: Bill Nesvadba, Arnold Dusek, Thomas Sicinski, Henry Sicinski, Leo Albright. Circa: late 1920's. Man in first row left is wearing sunglasses and has drum and drumsticks. Man on left, back row, has large drum. First row is standing on street, second row is standing on the curb. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Early construction of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. A crane is to the left of photo. One man standing on a cable to the right of the photo. Two men are sitting in the foreground (right). Top of a tree in the right corner. The railroad bridge is in the background.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ed Winston's home in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Ed Winston home in Richmond, Texas as identified on back of photograph in black ink. Also in pencil: "now Winston Terrace. {Ed Winston Home} replaced by later home now 1000 Winston Drive, Mrs. Wells (Mary ?) Winston Bailey. Snow is on the ground foreground. Fence-line and pasture in foreground, also. The two-story white home is in the background. Photo is bordered by a black design. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas. Copyright 1923 by Carl ?.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A father with his son]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a father with his son. The father is wearing dark pants, dark vest and tie, white shirt, and dark hat. The little boy, who is holding on to two rings on swing equipment, is wearing a jumper with dark shirt and a knit cap. The surrounding houses are owned by Sugar Land Industries. The photograph was taken in 1920 or 21. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The ferry (with two automobiles on it) crossing the Brazos River.]

Description: Photograph of the ferry (with two automobiles on it) crossing the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. Far left corner is small area of the river bank. To the left is a bridge under construction. Photo has a tear at the top, right corner.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The final construction phase of the Brazos River Bridge.]

Description: Photograph of the final construction phase of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. The final span is being placed on the bridge by the crane. Steel beam can be seen suspended (at a height half the total height of bridge). Railroad bridge in background.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First Grade class of 1929 from Robert E. Lee School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the First Grade class of 1929 from the Robert E. Lee School, in Rosenberg, Texas. Chalkboard sign in front of group reads: " Robert E. Lee School First Grade May 16, 1929. Miss Foerster. The teacher is standing in the back, center of group. She is wearing a light colored short sleeved dress. She has short dark hair, parted on the side. A brick building is in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: May 16, 1929
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Flood Near Sugarland (1922)"]

Description: Photograph of "Flood Near Sugar Land (1922)" as written at the bottom of the photograph. Flooded pasture. Buildings and scattered trees in background. Wire fence in foreground.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum