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[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]

Description: Photograph of automobiles attempting to cross flooded road during the 1932 flood in Fort Bend County. Far right of photo is a man standing on the running board of automobile. He has his left hand on car. He is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat, and he is facing the camera. Photo has black design bordering print. There is a torn area at bottom left (missing piece). Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Busy Main Street in downtown Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic postcard Main Street Rosenberg, showing downtown. Cars are parked along street, and people are crossing at intersection. Pharmacy is visible on rear right corner of intersection.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cars attempting to travel through flooded roads]

Description: Photograph of cars attempting to travel through flooded roads during the flood of 1932 in Fort Bend County. Partial view of a man standing on the right side of his car (light colored body and dark top). He is wearing a light colored hat and is facing camera. Photo has black design around print. There is a brown stain (forms a straight line in some areas) from bottom left corner to top, center. Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??. Photo has folded top left corner and crease at right.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Flood of 1932]

Description: Postcard image taken during flood of 1932 with written title of "Island Lake". Automobile in background. Trees to right and left of background.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Island Lake" Postcard of the 1932 Flood]

Description: Postcard image titled "Island Lake" (on back) of 1932 flood. The dirt road in the foreground disappears under water at center of photo; there is also a blurred image in the background and trees to the right and left.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man using cultivating equipment.]

Description: Photograph of a man using cultivating equipment. Man sitting on equipment is wearing denim pants and shirt with a straw hat. Four dark-colored mules are pulling the cultivator.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mule driven wagon loads of rice.]

Description: Photograph of mule driven wagon loads of rice. Men (holding tall whips) standing in wagons. Man on horse to far right. Four men standing in front of wagon train. Rice stacks in foreground. White spot in left corner.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[West end of Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic postcard West end of Rosenberg, showing curve in road. Railroad overpass in background. Postcard mailed from Norveil Phillippi to his mother, Hattie Phillippi in Indianapolis, IN, May 9, 1932.
Date: May 9, 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum