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[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of the 1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School in Richmond, Texas. The class is in and around the John Leach wagon. "He operated the mail delivery service from Depot to Post Office for over 20 years. John Leach wagon was a traditional target for Halloween activity." This information is typed on the back of the photo in black ink. Wagon is filled with young children. Two girls are sitting on John Leach's lap. Four girls are sitting on the white horse that is pulling the wagon. Ten boys and girls are standing in front of the wagon.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Business Section in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the business section of Richmond, Texas. Ben Franklin Stores (second building) and a Café are identified by sign. Eight cars are parallel parked along the street.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Business Section" of downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, late 1940s. Intersection of Ave H and 3rd Street. Street light at top of photo. Photo at bottom reads: BUSINESS SECTION, ROSENBERG, TEX.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Catholic Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Catholic Church, Richmond, Texas. Multi-colored brick building. Bell tower on northeast corner of building. Shrubs to right of photo and trees on left.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[City Hall in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of City Hall, Richmond, TX. Two-story brick building with monument to right of photo. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on June 29, 1941. On front of photo in white is written: June 29, 1941 Needville, Tex. Schlueter History. Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church. Large group of people standing/sitting in front of the northeast corner of the white wooden church building. All windows visible have wooden arches (pointed). Double front doors to the church are open. (People standing in doorway.) Scanned image is of copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Display window of a business during World War II]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street. A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942. The window of pictures has a banner at top that reads, "KEEP 'EM FLYING! LIONS INTERNATIONAL." Lions Club emblem pictured on banner.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas (as identified on back in black type). Two story, white, wooden building with porch that has small balcony at second floor. Young boy walking in front of a shrub in front yard. Woman in black with white apron walking away from camera on far right of photo. Jackson Street I and sidewalks in foreground.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Employees of the Imperial Sugar Company.]

Description: Group photograph of employees of the Imperial Sugar Company taken at their employee appreciation dinner in November of 1947. The group includes 46 men and two women (front row). Roof of a tin building in background. Imperial Sugar main building (brick with windows) in top right corner of photograph. Employees are identified as front row left to right: Gus Stabler, W. L. Friend, Mabel Dunkerly Woolley, Myrtle Friend Stabler, J. E. "Daddy" Blair, Claude Douglas, Homer Johnson, R. B. "Bob" Sheppard, Frank Schultz, Luke Thompson, J. Q. Boyer, H. R. Rushing, Louie Dreier, Vic Krehmeier, ? Willie Reese. Second Row: J. B. Fowler, Eluterio Cervantez, Juan Cervantez, J. F. "Jim" Guyer, R. A. Prikryl, M. M. McBride, Henry A. "Buck" Herder, A. M. Horn, W. L. Scarborough, E.O. Guenther, S. V. "Sid" Loper, J. M. "Jim" Sheppard, J.H. "Jinx" Hobbs, Paul Schumann, I.H. Kempner Sr, Harry G. Thompson, E.E. Saeger. Top Row: C. A. Dierks, Frank Tallas, W. T. "Bill" Matlage, Frank Hauerland, Ramaldo Nanez, Cosme Gonzales, Max Schumann, T. F. Freeland Smith, Arthur Rister, Frank Seitz, B. H. "Bennie" Varnau, O.W. "Otis" Enquist, Robert Harper, Frank Williams, Lee Townsend, Ted Harman.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First Baptist Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the First Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas. Two and a half story church. Church sign can be seen in far left corner of photo.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Gas company burning waste oil from Pit]

Description: Photograph of the gas company burning waste oil from Pit in 1940 in Rosenberg. Stock pen and barn in foreground. Trees in background. Thick, black smoke billowing into the sky in the distance. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo is stamped in black: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected Jan. 1940.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Group of men at Travis Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of men identified on back in pencil as: Travis Park, (Dutch) Walter Luedecke, Jerry Humpola, Charlie Koupa, G. B. (Mutt) Lehmann, Mart Cole, and Dr. Wilbur Yates. In the background is a the Travis Park Pavilion (brick columns). Photograph may have been taken at the opening of the park. Photograph is a copy of a 9 in X 11 in taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942.(The two men on far right are shaking hands). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore (Mrs. Hilmar Moore) and sons, Hilmar and Philip, 1949. Peareson is seated at a desk with Hilmar (age 2) sitting on the desk wearing a white jumper and Philip (Age 4) standing in front of her wearing a white shorts set. Photographer's mark, "S.L. Poor 1949"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph of Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company. Circa: 1947. Thompson has thinning gray hair and is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt and striped tie. He has his hands clasped together and resting in his lap. A phone is hanging on the wall on right of photograph. Window with blinds in top, left background. Back of photo is stamped in red: HORACE G. TUCKER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER THE HOUSTON POST. Also written in black: 1 Col. Please save these cuts for Morris Frank.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum