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[Celebration of the Brazos River Bridge opening ceremony. People holding dark umbrellas.]

Description: Photograph from the celebration of the Brazos River Bridge opening ceremonies in Richmond, Texas. Many people are standing to the right of the bridge. A large tree is on the right side of the photo. People with dark umbrellas are walking on the far left of photo. Bridge on left of photo. Photograph has a black design bordering it.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photograph of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken near end of construction in 1925. Taken from George Street, showing front face of building. Priest at the time of construction was Father James Kveton. Building cost $12,000 and seated 250.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men preparing barbeque meal at opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows men preparing the barbeque meal. Meat being grilled over large pit dug in the ground on far right, bottom. Man tending meat on right, also. Piles of burning wood in center. More cooks in background. Man (with camera set-up) seen standing on top of small building and beneath tree on right.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men walking behind automobiles at opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows the back of four automobiles on left. Three men in dark suits walking on right. Roof of building in background. Trees in background and to far left. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo stamped as Fox-Tone Pictures.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Norveil Phillippi standing in front of automobile with woman]

Description: Photograph of Norveil Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of automobile with woman. There is another man sitting at the steering wheel of the car. Norveil is wearing dark pants, white shirt dark jacket, dark tie, and a wool golf cap. He has his left arm out and on the door of the car. The woman is wearing a dark skirt (shirred in front) with dark long-sleeved blouse that has a wide scalloped collar, and a dark hat. He has her right hand on the door of the car. Her right leg is crossed over her left leg.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, H.E. Mitchell]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Back of photo in ink identifies man in white suit as H.E. Mitchell. Mitchell is standing next to a woman holding a paper parasol. The woman is wearing a dark hat, blouse with dark trim at neckline, a knee-length skirt and has a long scarf with fringe around her neck. Other men are standing to right and left of Mitchell. Photo has black design around print. Back of photo: Fox-Tone Picture. Bottom of photo has black dots and some white, fading.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, people walking by the bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Two men and one woman (all wearing hats) walking toward bridge. Bridge is in background with people standing on it. Tree in far right background. Large crowd of people under and near bridge. Photo has black design that borders print. Photograph is bend in bottom right corner.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum