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[T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company. People in front of the store.]

Description: Photographic print of T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company and Undertakers Supplies, Richmond, TX., ca. 1895. Print is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Store is a one story wood frame building with porch across front. Wagon load of lumber with three African American men sitting on top is parked in front of the store to the left. Horse and buggy with 2 white children in buggy and African American boy standing with the horse is parked to the right of the building. Identification of people is written in black pen on the back of the photo as follows: "T.B. Wessendorff in white shirt by door; Baby in doorway probably Marguerite Wesendorff; Jennie Jones Wessendorff in front of window; Lizzie Wessendorff in white dress on right side of porch; Jennetta Wessendorff in phaeton (buggy)." Photograph and matte have four black ink spots. All four corners of matte are broken off as of 3/2000.
Date: 1895~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Matte is in poor condition. Upper left corner is missing all the way up to the image surface, upper right corner is missing, plus bottom left corner is also broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.143 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Bottom half of matte is in poor condition. Entire bottom edge is missing, plus bottom corners are broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.169 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baker and Hirsch Store]

Description: Photograph of the Baker and Hirsch Store. White stucco building with columned covered sidewalk. Coca-Cola sign at top of front entrance of building. Sign on right side of building proclaims the building as Cowboy's Lounge. Railroad tracks in foreground. Trees in background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas.

Description: Photograph of the Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas. Photo is mounted on cardboard. Photo has people on right, and horses and buggies on left. Train tracks in foreground. The store in the background is a one-story wood building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas. Photo is mounted on cardboard. Photo has people on right, and horses and buggies on left. Train tracks in foreground. The store in the background is a one-story wood building. Photo has many stained spots across it. It top left corner there is a blank area. Cardboard mat has tear in top right corner (piece missing). Ink writing across bottom of mat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Bank of J. H. P. Davis and Company]

Description: Photograph of the "Bank of J. H. P. Davis and Company, Richmond, Texas" as written on the front in white. The bank building is a two story stucco building with a corner entrance. A group of nine men dressed in suits are standing outside on the front steps. A rounded tower extends over and above the normal roofline. The tower reads: Beasley and George Bank. The window of that tower has written: Doctor O'Farrell. Window to the left of the tower reads: Dr. Lister's Office. Other window markings are not legible. A horse it tied to a wooden structure surrounding a tree on the right side of the photograph. Photograph is mounted on a brown cardboard matte. Image dimensions are: 24.4 cm X 19 cm. Top left corner of matte is broken. Written on matte in white: Photo by Gordon Photographer Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baptism taking place in a river, possibly the Brazos]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a baptism taking place in a river - possibly the Brazos River. A group of thirteen people are holding hands in the water. Two men in front of them are wearing dark suits. One of these men has his left hand on a young girls shoulder and his right hand is raised into the air. The other man in dark suit is holding a white object in his hands. River embankment in background. Horse standing on bank to left of photo. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baptist Church building, Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of Baptist Church building, Rosenberg. Brick church building with square tower over main entrance. Photo is labeled by photographer, "Baptis [sic.] Church Rosenberg, Cummings Cash Drug Store."
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Barbeque for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration]

Description: Postcard image of a barbecue for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration, February 20, 1909. Fort Bend County, Texas. Photo of large group of men (few women). Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops and trees in background. Left edge is creased. Ink mark under 1909.
Date: February 20, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Bassett Home that was located at the corner of Jackson St.]

Description: Photograph of the Bassett Home that was located at the corner of Jackson Street and Sixth Street. It was the home of Clem and Libbie Bassett. The house is a white two story house with a porch located on the north west corner of the building. A second story white railed balcony is above the front porch. A bay window is found at the north east end of house and another on the west side. A railed balcony rests above the bay window at the west side. White picket fence surround north and west sides of the house. Two women (holding parasols) are standing behind a group of children that are sitting on the ground. An African-American man is standing near the picket fence. A man and woman are standing near the front porch of the house and a woman is sitting in a bay window on west end of house. Large trees line the house and one smaller tree stands in front of the porch. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The cardboard is broken near top left corner and at bottom right corner. It has been taped at top and top, right corner. Cracks at left and right edges.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Beasley Depot - The Macrenia Railroad]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Beasley Depot. The depot was on the New York, Texas & Mexican Railway which was nicknamed the "Macaroni Line" since it was constructed largely by Italian immigrant workers. The railway was later purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The depot is a one story wooden building painted with light colors and dark trim. A sign reads: BEASLEY on the east side of the building. Crowd of people are gathered outside of the building. A locomotive is seen on the far right of photo. Train tracks in foreground. Bottom of photo in white reads: Photo. By Congdon. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house in Rosenberg, Texas. House was built by James Alley and then later sold to McCabe. This house was also later purchased by Ben Meyer. Two story white house with columned porch on north west corner of home. Man sitting on bench on front porch. West upper story area near windows has four diamond shapes painted in it. Diamond shape also on rounded rooftop of porch. White picket fence around home.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house (later McCabe home) on Houston Street in Rosenberg, Texas. This home was later purchased by Ben Meyer. Northeast corner of house is seen on left of photo. Dark colored roof top, white, wooden house. Diamond shapes painted in several places of upper story. White two story home in center of photo. Another white house on right. Street in foreground. Photo has blank (white) rectangle in top right corner.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Beulah Andrews as a baby, sitting in a chair]

Description: Photograph of Beulah Andrews. She is sitting on a chair that has a blanket draped over it. She is wearing a lacy gown. Image attached to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of substrate, photographer's mark: "LORENZ Art Gallery EXTRA FINISH RICHMOND TEXAS." On back, handwritten: "To Dr. J.L. Dillard from Beulah Mary Andrews age 5 mo and 15 days."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum