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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
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

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

["A flood scene in May 1922. Rosenberg."]

Description: Photograph of "A flood scene in May 1922. Rosenberg." as written on the top/bottom of the photograph. The bridge is in the background. Grass is visible on either bank to the left and right. Tops of grass in foreground of photograph.
Date: May 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four people standing near the banks of the flooded Brazos River.]

Description: Photograph of four people standing near the banks of the flooded Brazos River at Rosenberg, Texas in May of 1922. The four people are identified as Lee Roy Moers, Carl Czigan, Argil Czigan, and Mrs. W. C. Czigan. The boys are wearing white shirts with short pants. Mrs. Czigan is wearing a white dress with a sweater and she has her dark hair pulled up into a bun. There is a wooden structure (pier?) on the left of photograph. River bridge in center background.
Date: May 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four women and two men walking down the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of four women and two men walking down the steps of a house. Women are all carrying bouquets. Identified on back in blue ink, "Wedding of Josephine Pettus (front) and Ashley Rich (tall man on bottom step) at the T.B. Wessendorff home" [in Richmond]. Jennetta Wessendorff is woman with her back to the post at the top of the stairs. Image is mounted to a gray matte embossed with borders of flowers (1.2 cm wide) and vines (0.4 cm wide).
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in 1929. Row of 6 girls seated in front, second row of twelve boys and girls; third row has thirteen students and the teacher on the far right. Chalkboard in front of group reads: Robert E. Lee School 4A May 16, 1929 Miss Williams (Teacher). Students are partially identified as: First row: Pauline (Dolly) Jurica, Jessie Lee ?, LaVonne Moers, Alvina Talasek, Mary Hruzek, ? . Second row: Sylvan Turicchi, Lody Valenta, Arnold (?) Brown, Leldon Beard, Marvin Albrecht, Ernest Rose, ?, Gladys Kovar, ? , Maidie Yates, Birdie ?, Louis Lippman. Third row: ? , Jerry Cisneros, Vernon Aldredge, Herbert Robinowitz, Eugene Allison, Tom Marshall, ?, ?, ?, Otto Dusek, Marvin Hairgrove, H. L. Peak, Clifford Simpson, and teacher Miss Williams. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Framed picture of Ku Klux Klan Initiation near Richmond, TX, Sept. 4, 1922.]

Description: Photograph of Ku Klux Klan Initiation near Richmond, TX, Sept. 4, 1922. Large gathering of men in white Klan robes and hoods, plus men in street clothes. At center of the picture is a circle of men taking an oath (presumably of initiation), with their left hands over their hearts and right hand in the air. There is a large wooden cross at the center of the initiation circle with an American flag on top. Photo is labeled, "INITIATION NEAR RICHMOND, Tex., Sept. 4th 1922, PHOTO BY A. KLUCKER" Image is framed by a tan map with brown border around picture.
Date: September 4, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore as a toddler]

Description: Photograph of Hilmar Moore as a toddler, 1922. Moore has dark, curly hair and is wearing a light colored jumper with round white collar, white sleeve cuffs, white front placket. He is seated on a footstool. Photographer's mark at lower right of image, "C. Fullerton 1922."
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photo of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken from rear along George St.. Church is nearing completion, has ladder leaned up against side of building.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photograph of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken near end of construction in 1925. Taken from George Street, showing front face of building. Priest at the time of construction was Father James Kveton. Building cost $12,000 and seated 250.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum