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[African-American cowboys branding calves at John Moore Ranch]

Description: Photograph of African American cowboys branding calves at John Moore Ranch, ca. 1920. Men are identified on back, left to right, as Joe Foster, Frank Johnson, Judge Mason, Mathina Harris. Johnson is holding branding iron, Mason is holding down calf.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom".]

Description: Photograph of T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom" on back of photograph in blue ink. Wessendorff is wearing school military jacket and hat. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate with a circular design etched around the edge. Bottom of photo reads: S.B. Hill, Austin, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cattle in a pen]

Description: Photograph of cattle in Pen. Probably taken at John Moore Ranch the same day at 200.003.002 & 003. Corner of pen in background.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon cook]

Description: Photographic postcard of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon and camp cook, ca. 1915. Moore is standing behind camp table in a three piece suit and hat, with his foot up on the bench. African American chuck wagon cook is sitting on the other bench, wearing a cowboy hat, light shirt, dark pants. Chuck wagon is behind Moore and cook.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore, Jr. as a student at University of Texas]

Description: John M. Moore, Jr. as a student at University of Texas, ca. 1913. Moore is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, dark bow tie. Embossed photographer's mark at lower right, "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Taken the same day as 1985.026.005.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student.]

Description: Photograph of John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student at the University of Texas, ca. 1912-1915. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt (with stand-up collar) and rose print tie. (Original photograph was cut out into an oval.)
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Jane Long holding a fan]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Jane Long purchased from the University of Texas archives, Austin, Texas and given to the Museum. It is a copy of the image in the Barker Archives. Long is seated and wearing a dark dress with white lace at collar. She is holding a fan in her left hand. Her long dark hair is curled and has lace headpieces on either side of her head. Original daguerreotype portrait is in an oval frame and ends at the knee. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy of image measures: 11.5 cm X 13.7 cm.
Date: 1850
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy.]

Description: Photograph of R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy (as identified on back of photo in ink). Young man is wearing a dark jacket with shiny buttons (buttoned) down the front, white shirt stand-up collar visible above jacket. He has his hair parted down the center. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Engraved at bottom: MARKS, AUSTIN, TEX. Picture has multiple scratches across it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Marks
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A tintype portrait of Henry Jones.]

Description: Photographic copy of a tintype portrait of Henry Jones. Jones was a member of Austin's "Old Three Hundred." Jones is wearing a dark colored jacket with the lapels of a lighter color seen underneath. He has a sweater and white shirt underneath the jacket. A dark colored tie is tied at the collar of the white shirt. Jones has graying hair with a beard. His wire framed glasses are on his forehead. The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy. Blakely appears to be about 12 years old and is wearing a light colored suit coat, white shirt, necktie with thin vertical stripes, and round tie pin. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted onto a pale gray matte. Photographer's mark in silver at lower right: "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Image dimensions: 8.8 cm x 12.5 cm
Date: 1900
Creator: Elliots
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum