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[Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis.]

Description: Photograph of Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis (as identified on back in blue ink). Photo was taken outdoors with Belle standing next to J.H.P. who is seated in a wooden chair. Belle is wearing a dark skirt with white shirt; she has her hair pulled up in a bun at the crown of her head. J.H.P. is wearing a three-piece suit and hat. Grass in foreground and shrubbery in background. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has stains across it. Stamped on back of photo: Aug 15 1904 No.____ Photo By M.K. MITCHELL. Franklin, Ky. Image dimensions: 12 cm X 17.1 cm.
Date: 1904
Creator: Mitchell, M.K.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The D. R. Peareson Home.]

Description: Photograph of the D. R. Peareson Home. The house is a white wooden two story house with dark painted trim and shutters. A man on a white horse to the left of the front entrance to house. There is a man (wearing a dark suit and hat) sitting in a rocking chair on the left side of the front porch. A little girl holding a black and white dog is sitting on the front step rail (center). There is a wooden double swing (glider) in front of the right side of the house. A tree partially obscures the right side of house. White picket fence in foreground. Fence to left and right background. Photo is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Back of photograph in ink: "D. R. Peareson Home (315 S. Ninth) (Burned). Matte and photo have stains. Ink mark across top left corner. Image dimensions are: 24.5 cm X 19.1 cm
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house. Image is mounted on black (faded to gray) matte. Written on back, "Metropolitan Business College, Dallas, "Before the Sp_____." Bought at auction 5/04/04. Identifications written in pencil have been scribbled over in pencil.
Date: May 4, 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A horse and wagon.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of a horse and wagon. Wagon is decorated and has a sign: Texas Lands and Loans, Fort Bend County. Wagon has people waving flags in it. Two story wood building in background. Top, right corner is broken (piece missing). Back of photo in pencil: Mrs. Irma (unreadable) about 70 years ago (1904?) corner Morton and ? On same side of Morton present City Hall and across from the city hall.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A rice farm near the county line taken in 1904.]

Description: Photograph of a rice farm near the county line taken in 1904. Men on and around a threshing machine to far left of photograph. Wagon load of hay pulled by two dark horses next to the thresher is partially obscured by the long belt of the threshing machine. Sacks of rice in center background. Horses and wagons to right. Tractor (man is standing on the wheel of it) on far right of photograph. Rice field in foreground.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of Richmond jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of 1896 Richmond jail. Children are W.P. (Willy) and M. Lafayette (Fay). Woolley's family lived in the jail while he was deputy Sheriff and Sheriff, from about 1904-1914. 2 children were born in the jail. Child on left (in arched entryway of the jail building) is sitting with hands behind him and the other child is standing.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum