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[Business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H down Third Street Circa 1930's. In white on bottom of photo is printed: BUSINESS SECTION, ROSENBERG, TEX. Cole Theatre on left with movie "Play Girl" advertised. On right of street at corner is Ost Garage and then Ost Barber shop. Cars and trucks parked on both sides of the street. A car and a truck are in the middle of the street. A stoplight is seen at top left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. c. 1930.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. ca. 1930. Mr. Moore is standing on the bottom step to entrance of his ranch house in Orchard, Texas. He is wearing a suit with white shirt and bow tie. He has wire-framed glasses and has on a hat. Full length photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of trees]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in yard or park. Miller is wearing a light colored dress with (darker colored) hat and purse. There is a small tree to the right and three trees in the background. A house in distant left and a wooden building in distant right. Photograph has black trim on the right and left side of photograph (the trim may have been cut from top and bottom). Written on back in pencil: Miss Emma Phillippi Rosenberg, Texas. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Freight depot]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of Rosenberg Freight depot, a one story brick structure elevated on a platform. Three dollies visible on the platform.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Shultz Equipment Company]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Shultz Equipment Company that was located at Third Street and Avenue I. The store was destroyed by a fire in the 1940's. The store building is a two story brick building with glass front. Canopies cover part of the sidewalk (canopy on corner is rolled up). A truck is parked in front. Six automobiles are parked on the east side of building. Sign over front door reads: MAYTAG APPLIANCES. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[View from outside the teller windows at First National Bank in Richmond]

Description: Photograph of interior of the First National Bank in Richmond, Texas. Burt Winston is identified in ink on bottom of photo. Woman next to Winston is Hettie Nordhausen. Man dressed in dark suit in teller window next to woman in lighter color dress. Part of a chair in background in far right of photo. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Bottom of photo in ink: Burt Winston First National Bank Richmond, Texas 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard.]

Description: Photograph of women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard. Black and white image has been hand tinted in pink and green tones. Women are identified from left to right as follows: _______, Mrs. J.W. Slavin, _______, Mrs. Archie [Davis] Jones, Miss Fannie Sansbury, Mrs. Rachel Davis, Mrs. Mary McGee. Photograph has been removed from its original matte. Matte is a gray tri-fold enclosure with scalloped edges. Photograph opening has a slightly arched top.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum