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[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

[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

[The initial construction of the Brazos River Bridge.]

Description: Photograph of the initial construction of the Brazos River Bridge. Three men on a crane, One man on cement structure (right) and one man standing on steel beams of bridge (left) Bottom left of photo is the river bank. Bottom right shows the river.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond.]

Description: Photograph of interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond. Men are identified (l-r) on the back of the photo as R.E.L. Wessendorff, Joe Jones, Ike Bryan, W.H. Hinson. There is a display of fresh vegetables at the center foreground. Canned goods are on the left, bulk goods in bins to the right. Calendar over vegetables is dated 1922. Image is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with 3 decorative dark gray borders around image. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm13.3 cm (7" x 5")
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery located in the middle of the 900 block of Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. Behind the counter on left is Phillip Brandt; behind counter on right is Charles Seydler, owner of the store. Cans and other goods can be stacked neatly on shelves to the right and left of photo. Canisters, boxes and sacks are leaning against the left counter. Boxes are also stacked on the left counter top. More boxes stacked just to the left of the center of the photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
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

[Jones & Hinson Grocery, Morton Street]

Description: Photograph of Jones & Hinson Grocery, Morton St.; Joe A. Jones at counter. Photo shows the interior of a store. Produce boxes leaning against wooden counter on left. Bins filled with product under right counter. Man in dark suit leaning against counter on right. Spittoon in front of a pole in foreground.
Date: 1922
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

[Main Street in Needville, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Needville, Texas. Dry Goods, Notions Store to far right of photo. Boy wearing a hat in center of street, automobile behind him. Automobiles parked on both side of the street. Wagon and horse on far left. Photo is creased at bottom left corner. Has white spots toward center and on right. About 1923 written in pen, on back.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
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

[Mary Jones standing near the edge of a porch]

Description: Photographic print of Mary Jones (foreground) on porch with (left to right) Tom Jones, Jim Myers, Henry Jones, Virginia Booth, about 1924-1925. Top left corner is missing, and there is a 3.5 cm. tear located on right side, 3.3 cm. from top right corner. Mary is wearing a white dress with short sleeves rolled up to elbows and dark shoes. The men are sitting in wooden chairs that they have leaned back against the side of the house.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men preparing barbeque meal at opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows men preparing the barbeque meal. Meat being grilled over large pit dug in the ground on far right, bottom. Man tending meat on right, also. Piles of burning wood in center. More cooks in background. Man (with camera set-up) seen standing on top of small building and beneath tree on right.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men walking behind automobiles at opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows the back of four automobiles on left. Three men in dark suits walking on right. Roof of building in background. Trees in background and to far left. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo stamped as Fox-Tone Pictures.
Date: 1925
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