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[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

Description: Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Brazos Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the Brazos Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. Railroad track runs from bottom center to background. People standing on the bridge in the background. Telephone poles along left and then to center of photo. Trees in background. Written at bottom of photo: S.P. R.R. Bridge July 7, 1899 ??. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with circular pattern framing photograph. Written at bottom of cardboard in gold: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in drawing of paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899. The Standpipe can be seen in the right background. Trees seen on left bank (top). Written on photo: River and Stand Pipe July 7, 1899. No. ? Photo is mounted on a cardboard substrate (white with circular pattern around print) and written in gold is at bottom of cardboard:: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas. Photograph is faded.
Date: July 7, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[County jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood.]

Description: Photograph of county jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood from the top of the courthouse. Photo is marked on the image, "County Jail, July 7, 1899, No. 8" Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground, nearly submerged in the floodwater. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has allover foxing and several water stains.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Richmond during 1899 flood]

Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. View of downtown Richmond looking northeast from the top of the courthouse (Morton St. between 4th and 5th). County bridge in left background, railroad bridge in right background. Businesses pictured along Railroad Street include Austin's Exchange Saloon, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, F.L. Barnes Restaurant, Baker and Hirsch Grocery, I. Ditch Dry Goods.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dr. Bailey on horseback]

Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. Dr. Bailey on horseback in white suit holding black umbrella. African-American woman in floral print dress with handkerchief on her head is standing on railroad tracks in front of Dr. Bailey holding two watermelons. Distribution of watermelons was part of the post-flood relief effort.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas in 1899. Center of photo shows three men in the water; one submerged to waist, the other two submerged to the neck. A wooden barrel is floating to right of photo. Far right is a partial building with water in it. On left, a man can be seen standing in the doorway of a two-story brick building. Other buildings, utility poles, and trees in background. Written on front of photo: 3rd St. July 7, 1899, No 12. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[George Baker with a beard, at about 60 years old]

Description: Photograph of George Baker at about 60 years old. Back of photo written in blue ink has identification photo. Also states: George Baker was buried Baker lot, Richmond, Texas. Born 8-5-39 and died 10-10-1916. Baker wearing small, wire-framed eyeglasses, has thinning, gray hair with mustache and beard. He is wearing a striped suit with a white shirt and dark scarf. Photograph (oval) is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with a darker gray and white border around photo.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Guenther family]

Description: Photograph of Hilmar Guenther family, San Antonio, ca. 1899. From left to right, Hilmar Guenther, Dorothea Guenther (Mrs. John Moore, Jr.), Lieschen Guenther (Mrs. Norveil Chittim), Marie Bachman Guenther. Image is mounted on a black matte with a white 0.6 cm border immediately around photo. Photographer's mark in white at center bottom, "Barr, San Antonio, Texas." Image dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10.2 cm. Back of photo has strips of newspaper glued to it at both sides.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899. The front store reads: FARMING AND IMPLEMENTS PLOWS AND CULTIVATORS CORN AND COTTON PLANTERS A KOCHAN . The store is a one-story tin building. A buggy is parked in water in front of the store. A house next door has a picket fence. Railroad tracks in front of store. Shrubs and utility pole in left foreground. Dark writing across front but not legible. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Old Jail and Surrounding Area]

Description: Photograph of the old jail and surrounding area taken from the top of the Courthouse during the flood of 1899. There's a group of trees in the far right corner, and railroad tracks in the left corner. This photograph is mounted on a cardboard card with a circular pattern around portrait. The text on the bottom of the cardboard reads: "Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (written in a drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas." Top and bottom left corner are broken (pieces missing).
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum