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[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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Stucco building with stained glass windows and two crosses on top. Bell tower on northeast corner of church. Statue in an alcove to top left of church front wall. Woman in white dress in foreground. Large trees to right of photo.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes (to right of photo.) Brewer is wearing light colored pants with dark belt, light shirt and hat. Four stacks of soda bottles in cases from center to left of photo. A boy is standing behind the rows of cases. Most of the wooden cases have Rosenberg, Texas stamped on them. Circa. 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Brewer standing next to a truck loaded with cases]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J.T. Brewer standing next to a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper bottles. Young man in driver seat of truck. Brewer is wearing a light colored shirt, pants, and hat, with a dark belt. He has his right leg crossed over his left and his right arm is extended with right hand on truck. His left arm is bent and at his waist. Original 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy. .
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Leta Lucille Hartman standing next to car in front of body of water]

Description: Photographic image of Leta Lucille Hartman standing next to car in front of body of water (Oyster Creek?). May be Imperial Sugar in (Sugar Land, TX) in the background. Sign advertising a revival meeting at the Baptist Church is tied to the automobile. Hartman, who has short dark hair that is curled at sides, is wearing a light colored dress with rounded neckline. Photograph is bordered by black pattern. Back of photo identifies it as a Fox-Tone picture (purple stamp partially obscured by remnants of album page).
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Main Street" in downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1920. left corner shows Eagle Cafe; Meyer-Forster Land and Loan is on right corner. Automobiles are parked along the streets.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man (probably J. T. Brewer) sitting on a wooden barrell]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a man (probably J. T. Brewer) sitting on a wooden barrel (planter). He is holding a bottle of Dr. Pepper and he is looking at it. A woman in light colored print dress on far left. Child in mid-step to the right of the woman. They are each holding a bottle of Dr. Pepper. Sign in window to left reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER GOOD FOR LIFE! Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Methodist Episcopal Church, Rosenberg]

Description: copy of photograph of Methodist Episcopal Church, Rosenberg. White wooden church building with pointed bell tower and peaked, gothic windows. Photo is labeled on the front by photographer, "M.E. Church, Rosenberg, Cummings Cash Drug Store."
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of three automobiles in front of the Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. The Meyer -Forster building is a two story brick building. Two men are sitting in the first car on right. Two men and one woman are sitting in second car, as a woman stands beside the car with her left hand on the back seat area. Two men in vehicle on far left. Boy next to bicycle on far left. Bottom of photo in white reads: ROSENBERG TEX. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Old Rosenberg School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the old Rosenberg School. Bottom of photo in white reads: "Grade Sch Rosenberg, Tex Dec. 16, 1920." The entire student body was grouped together for this photograph. The three story brick school building can be seen in the distance. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: December 16, 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson in a black dress]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson, a Sugar Land teacher, taken in 1920-21. Johnson is wearing a black satin long sleeved blouse with a matching skirt that has flaps along the sides. A corsage can be seen pinned on her left hip. She is wearing a black hat, black stockings, and black shoes. She is standing in front of a wooden building (a screen door to the left).
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson on a tennis court.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson, a teacher at Sugar Land School taken in 1920-21. Johnson is wearing a white skirt with a white sailor-type blouse. A dark scarf is tied at the v-neck of the blouse. She is holding a tennis racket over her right shoulder. She has her left hand on the tennis net. Moss draped trees are in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson with her 4th Grade class]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson (teacher) with her 4th Grade class at Sugar Land School taken in 1920-21. Three rows of students: first row of boys is sitting on the ground; second row of girls is sitting on a bench; and the third row of girls is standing. The teacher is standing behind the third row. A tree can be seen to the left of the group. The school building with its columned sidewalks can be seen in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of four Sugar Land teachers, "One Saturday"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four Sugar Land teachers titled "One Saturday". The three women and one man are lounging on the side of a hill. Woman on left, wearing a light colored dress, is leaning on her right elbow and has her feet tucked under her. The two women in front are both wearing plaid dresses, but one in center has a light colored hat and the other has a dark hat. Man in back has his knees up to his chest. His dark hair is parted in the center and he is wearing dark pants and a white shirt. Circa: 1920-21. The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of the Electric Power Plant, Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Electric Power Plant, Imperial Sugar Company, Sugar Land, Texas. Circa. 1920-21. The power plant is a multi-storied structure with a tall stack to the rear of the building. The stack has "SEALY MATTRESSES" written on it. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of the Imperial Inn]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Imperial Inn that was located in Sugar Land, Texas. The photograph was taken between 1920 and 21. The view is taken from across a lake. The Inn is a one story wooden building which has a two story area in the center of the rambling building. A small white building can seen to the far left of photograph. Bare tree tops can be seen over the roof of the inn. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of the Sulphuric Acid Plant of Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Sulphuric Acid Plant of Imperial Sugar Company, Sugar Land, Texas. Circa 1920-21. The plant is a two story wooden building with storage area under bottom of what could be considered a third story. A smoke stack can be seen to the left of photograph and a water tower can partially be seen in the center. A pile of sand or possibly sulphur can be seen to the far left of the photograph. A wooden fence surrounds the plant and pasture in foreground. Trees can be seen in the background to far left. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of two Sugar Land teachers with arms linked together]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two Sugar Land teachers. The photograph was taken in Sugar Land in 1920 or 21. The woman is identified as Ruth Barker. The man is dressed in a black suit with a black bow tie and black hat. He has his left arm around the arm of Barker. Barker is wearing a dark dress with dark shoes. A pile of lumber can be strewn in the back left of the couple. A large one and a half story building can be seen in the background along with other buildings. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum