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[Catholic Church (Holy Rosary) in Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of first Catholic Church (Holy Rosary) in Rosenberg after it was burned in a fire, ca. 1923. The church was constructed in 1911 (facing George St.?). It was replaced with a brick structure in 1925.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ed Winston's home in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Ed Winston home in Richmond, Texas as identified on back of photograph in black ink. Also in pencil: "now Winston Terrace. {Ed Winston Home} replaced by later home now 1000 Winston Drive, Mrs. Wells (Mary ?) Winston Bailey. Snow is on the ground foreground. Fence-line and pasture in foreground, also. The two-story white home is in the background. Photo is bordered by a black design. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas. Copyright 1923 by Carl ?.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four women and two men walking down the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of four women and two men walking down the steps of a house. Women are all carrying bouquets. Identified on back in blue ink, "Wedding of Josephine Pettus (front) and Ashley Rich (tall man on bottom step) at the T.B. Wessendorff home" [in Richmond]. Jennetta Wessendorff is woman with her back to the post at the top of the stairs. Image is mounted to a gray matte embossed with borders of flowers (1.2 cm wide) and vines (0.4 cm wide).
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Main Street in Needville, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Needville, Texas. Dry Goods, Notions Store to far right of photo. Boy wearing a hat in center of street, automobile behind him. Automobiles parked on both side of the street. Wagon and horse on far left. Photo is creased at bottom left corner. Has white spots toward center and on right. About 1923 written in pen, on back.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Measuregraph" dry goods measurer]

Description: "Measuregraph" dry goods measurer. Grey metal body with traces of black paint still evident. Round white dial on top indicated yardage passed through rollers. Rectangular window of unknown function. Measurer mounted to counter with a slide-on bracket running perpendicular to body of machine. Spring-action blade nicks edge of fabric so it can be torn at correct yardage.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg High School 1923 graduating class]

Description: (a) Photograph of the Rosenberg High School 1923 graduating class taken by Cordell, Houston (b) (as identified in white at bottom of photo). Thirteen class members seated in first row; thirteen members standing behind them. Vining in background. Potted plants in foreground. Class members have been identified on a sheet attached to the back of the photograph as from left to right, bottom row: Mr. Chernosky, Daniel Garrett, Charles L. Bailey, Lulu Van O'Bannion, Hildegarde Blume, Mrs. Jessie V. Grun (Donley), Bernice Hillyer, Dorothy Yates, Courtney Booth, Carolyn Stern, Josephine Cochran, Gus C. Yelderman, H. O. Schulz. Top row left to right: G. T. Bickley, A. O. Brubaker, Emma Fryfar (?), Pauline Lakey, Alma Giese, Ruby Newman, Macy Duty, Raymond Stern, Aileen Miller, Loraine Cummings, Laura Kovar, Ruby Mumaw, Taylor Ray.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Second National Bank of Houston]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Second National Bank of Houston, a three-story brick building in downtown Houston. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1923, the name Lumberman's National Bank did not accurately describe the bank you know today as the Bank of the Southwest. So, Lumberman's became the Second National Bank of Houston. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1923, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum