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[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.]

Description: Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Alexander D. McNabb I]

Description: Photograph of "Alexander D. McNabb I, perhaps about 1885. Born May 4, 1854 and died February 20, 1911. He was the first child of John McNabb and Mary Smith McNabb. He is buried in Morton Cemetery in Richmond" as identified on back of photograph in pen. Photograph is of a young man with thin, dark hair and mustache. He is wearing a three piece (light colored) suit with different color (or perhaps fabric) trim on inside portion of lapel. He has on a white shirt and light colored bow tied tie. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with " Cabinet Portrait. C.J. Wright. Houston" Printed in black at the bottom. The back of the cardboard is pink with multi-circular designs as background. Written in back under a drawing of a camera, paint palette, brushes in front of the sun and an emblem is: I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME. C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. ALL NEGATIVES PRESERVED. Duplicates may be obtained at any time.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph of the altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Image was copied from a book. The photograph shows the dome ceiling above the altar with two full length painted images and two partial images in a circular frame. Two stained glass windows are to the left and right of the sacristy. Full length paintings of saints are also seen painted on the wall around the sacristy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amuel See's Farm]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "A. See Farm" as written in white across the bottom of photo. Amuel See's farm was located about 6 miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back of photo). Picture shows a large group of young people picking cotton in a cotton field. The cotton sacks are visibly hanging from shoulder to waist and then to the side or behind them (not everyone has a cotton sack, the very young children, of course, do not have one). Most of the members of the group are wearing straw hats. The third man from right is holding a toddler. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amuel See's Farm Six Mile]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a "Scene at Amuel See's Farm Six Mile" as written in white on front of photo. Farm was located about six miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back). Three dark horses (ropes held by young children). Three young children, two girls dressed in white knee length dresses and one boy in dark short pant set, and an infant (far right) in white with white cap are all in a pasture. Partial view of another young man dressed in short pants, and holding reins of horse. Black and white dog (lying down) in the pasture in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Andrew Briscoe Home]

Description: Photo of the Andrew Briscoe Home, Foster Community (Briscoe Ranch). White two story house.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Anton Wessendorff.]

Description: Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]

Description: Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Arthur P. Parrott]

Description: Postcard image of Arthur P. Parrott (wearing white shirt and tie with dark pants) standing in front of the prescription counter at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Back of photo in pen: Prescription Stand at Pickard & Huggins Rosenberg. BJ Parrott Miller, Negative on File. Typed: Picture of Arthur P. Parrott
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Arthur Parrott at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store]

Description: Photo of Arthur Parrott at the prescription counter of Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Man wearing white shirt with tie and dark colored slacks standing in front of drug counter. Shelves lined with drug bottles in background. Photo is creased lower middle and left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Ashley Davis family.]

Description: Photograph of the Ashley Davis family. From left to right as identified on the back of photo in pen: Mrs. Annie Davis Quinn, Dr. John Rich,( Annie's son) Max, Mr. And Mrs. Ashley Davis, Miss Bond, and Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis). The children in the foreground (one on a rocking horse and the other in standing behind a wagon) are Ashley Davis Rich and Marshall Howard Rich, sons of Dr. John and Mary Davis Rich. Photo has family history written in blue ink on back of photo. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has six adults and three children in foreground. One-story wooden house in background. Tree branches in top, left corner. Cardboard is ripped in top and bottom, right corners. Large crack in bottom, left corner and small broken area on top, left corner. White areas across middle and top center. Portion of photo is peeled away to left of photo.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]

Description: Copy of photograph of automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign, covered with ice, Rosenberg. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Ice covered car at Rosenberg, Tex., Dec. 20, 24." Identified on back of 4 x 6 as Mr. H.E. Boring Sr.'s Candy Shop.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]

Description: Photograph of automobiles attempting to cross flooded road during the 1932 flood in Fort Bend County. Far right of photo is a man standing on the running board of automobile. He has his left hand on car. He is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat, and he is facing the camera. Photo has black design bordering print. There is a torn area at bottom left (missing piece). Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobiles on the Richmond Ferry across the Brazos River]

Description: Photographic copy of the "FERRY, RICHMOND, 1922" as type-written across the top of the photograph. The Richmond Ferry crosses the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. Four automobiles can be seen parked on the ferry. Man on left of ferry is sitting on the rail. One woman is seated in front car and a man is leaning inside of the car window. Another man is standing near post on far right of ferry. Railroad bridge in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum