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[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

[Mr. John Leach's annual picnic.]

Description: Photograph of Mr. John Leach's annual picnic. Mr. Leach took the children of Richmond on a picnic which he prepared himself. About 12 children and Mr. Leach are pictured in a wagon drawn by a white horse. Three children are identified as: Virginia Davis, Antoinette Davis, Sonny Ransom. Same image as 1972.093.057, however, this photograph is not in good condition: torn near bottom, left corner (piece missing), cracked in top, right corner. Stain near top, left corner.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Nine children seated on lawn of Dyer Moore residence]

Description: Copy of photograph of nine children seated on lawn of Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Seated from left to right are: Antionette Davis, Dorothy Henry, Syd Davis, Jr., Lewis Moore, Bud Collins, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Nine children standing and holding hands on the Dyer Moore lawn]

Description: Photograph of nine children standing, holding hands, on Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, Texas, 1927. Children range in age from three to six years old. Children are identified as, left to right, Dorothy Henry, Hilmar Moore, Antionette Davis, Syd Davis, Jr., Lewis Moore, Bud Collins, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, Virginia Davis. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Norveil Phillippi standing behind an automobile with two men]

Description: Photographic image of Norveil Phillippi(r), Rosenberg resident, standing behind an automobile with two men. All three men are wearing hat and coveralls. The photograph is taped inside of a black cardboard matte with engraved pattern. Image dimensions are: 5.5 cm X 3.3 cm
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Norveil Phillippi standing in front of automobile with woman]

Description: Photograph of Norveil Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of automobile with woman. There is another man sitting at the steering wheel of the car. Norveil is wearing dark pants, white shirt dark jacket, dark tie, and a wool golf cap. He has his left arm out and on the door of the car. The woman is wearing a dark skirt (shirred in front) with dark long-sleeved blouse that has a wide scalloped collar, and a dark hat. He has her right hand on the door of the car. Her right leg is crossed over her left leg.
Date: 1925
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

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, H.E. Mitchell]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Back of photo in ink identifies man in white suit as H.E. Mitchell. Mitchell is standing next to a woman holding a paper parasol. The woman is wearing a dark hat, blouse with dark trim at neckline, a knee-length skirt and has a long scarf with fringe around her neck. Other men are standing to right and left of Mitchell. Photo has black design around print. Back of photo: Fox-Tone Picture. Bottom of photo has black dots and some white, fading.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, people walking by the bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Two men and one woman (all wearing hats) walking toward bridge. Bridge is in background with people standing on it. Tree in far right background. Large crowd of people under and near bridge. Photo has black design that borders print. Photograph is bend in bottom right corner.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum