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[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. "Texas Under Six Flags". Colored postcard with Alamo in center with the six different flags above it.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex. 4., E. W. Cumins Drugs, Mrs. Dawson & Ella and May 14, 1907 in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Charles E. Myers in ink. White or blank area at bottom of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line]

Description: Photographic of the construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line in Richmond. Back of photograph copy reads: Man in black suit (at bottom of platform) probably J. J. Adams. Three men are visible on top of the water tower. One man is on the ladder leading to top. Two men are on platform at base of water holding structure. Two men on ground-level platform (J. J. Adams). Stacks of lumber in far right, corner. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Back of photo in ink: Guess who this is 1907 - 2/8.
Date: February 8, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton field near Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. Titled "April Fool" 1907. African-American men harvesting cotton. Two men in center have baskets filled with cotton. Two men on right are picking cotton. Horse and buggy with male driver in background. Trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[DeRugeley Peareson as a girl.]

Description: Photographic portrait of DeRugeley Peareson as a girl. Peareson looks about 9-10 years old in the photo. Peareson has light blond hair fixed in tube curls and pulled back on the right side of the photo with a black ribbon. She is wearing a white cotton dress pin tucked across yoke and around sleeve cap, and a gold heart shaped locket. Image is mounted on a pale gray matte with white border immediate around the image. Image dimensions: 9.9 cm x 14.1 cm Back of Photo is inscribed in pencil, "From DeRugeley Peareson to Jennetta Wessendorff" no date.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Families gathered outside of the old court house for a meeting of Confederate Veterans.

Description: Photograph mounted on a gray mat (has ornate pattern around print) of families gathered outside of the old court house for a meeting of Confederate Veterans. Far right of photo- woman in white dress with hat (with flowers on it). Back of photo identifies (in ink) first man from left, seated, as V.P. Woolley; first row,second man from left as Mr. Chuck Darst. Second row: fourth from left (seated) as Major Davidson.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of "Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas", crossing the Brazos River. Three men are on ferry along with three cows and a cart. One man is standing on the cart holding the reins attached to the cows. On the bottom of the postcard is written: "Dear sir; - Here is a souvenir of Rosenberg. Does it look good to you? I will send your one of Main st. some of these days. Ha-ha. Effie" Addressed to Miss Dora Alley, Oxford, Kansas
Date: February 8, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Main St. looking north. Greetings from Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Main St. looking north. Greetings from Rosenberg Tex. Bell's Racket Store., Ella May 14, 1907 written in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, M. Black Box 372, San Antonio,Texas, Charles E. Myers in ink. Businesses seen on both sides of the street. Water tower seen at end of street. Two men in white shirts with dark pants are standing (facing each other) in the middle of the street. Horses and buggies parked on left and right sides of street. White or blank areas to top and right of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg, Texas. Two-story wooden white building with dark colored shutters. Has front porch and second story balcony. People are standing on front porch and five men are sitting on the front steps. Sidewalk with lamp post in front of hotel. Postcard has tape at top, center.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rehor Zapalac store in Frydek, TX]

Description: Photo of Rehor Zapalac store, Frydek, TX. Girls at center front are probably Louise, Sophia, ?? And Vlasta. Boy on horse is probably Vladimir. Sign for Lone Star Beer is on building. Men in photo are holding mugs of beer. Two men are standing in first door, three people are standing in second door. Boy on horseback ponying another horse toward right. Pair of white horses is harnessed to a wagon that is backed up to the door on right. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Public School]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Rosenberg Public School Tex., E.W. Cumins Drugs, Lillie & Ella April 27, 1907 written in ink; reverse: POST CARD, Charles E. Myers in ink. The school building is a white, wooden, two story building with enclosed addition above the front porch. The school is enclosed by a wooden fence.
Date: April 27, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Public School in 1907]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg Public School, 1907. Mailed from Needville to Zionsville, IN April 23 1907 to David Phillippi. Bottom of postcard reads: Here is where you will go to school will send Norvel (?) a different one. The school building is a two story wooden building with an enclosure above the front porch. The building has a wooden fence around it. Wooden buildings in the background.
Date: April 23, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sugar Mill and Refinery in Fort Bend County]

Description: Postcard image of the Sugar Mill and Refinery, "A Million Dollar Plant", in Fort Bend County, Sugar Land, Texas. Train in full steam from left to center of photo. Men working on tracks in center of photo. Line of banana plants on right.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Union Depot Greetings from Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Union Depot Greetings from Rosenberg Tex. Bell's Racket Store; 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, M. Black Box 372, San Antonio, Texas, Ella's May 14, 07 in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink. Water tower on left. Two men sitting on a wooden fence to far right of photo. White or blank area on right.
Date: May 14, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Union Depot in Rosenberg in 1907]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Union Depot Rosenberg Tex., 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Ella Bought in Rosenberg 1907, Charles E. Myers in ink. In background: water tower to the left of center, Harvey House to right, and train engine on tracks to far left. White or blank area at bottom.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum