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[Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Postcard of scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Circa 1912/1913.Daily-Levy Store on right. Automobiles parked on the side of the street can be seen in the bottom left corner of photo. Blurred image of a man walking on sidewalk in bottom right of photo.
Date: 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Public School in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Public School, Richmond, Texas. Two and a half story brick building. Group of people are standing near the northeast corner of the building. A person is leaning out of the middle, bottom story window.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two women in an automobile]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two women in an automobile, one at the driver's wheel and one in the back seat. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1910, the horse and buggy had begun to give way to the automobile. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph is from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Train with three men]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a train with three men sitting on front of engine, one in at the controls, and two standing at left. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Houston had become an important railhead by 1920. Gandy dancers laid the track that carried the trains that helped turn Houston into a major transportation center. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two oil derricks]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two oil derricks. Car and wagon are on the road in front of the derricks. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "For a long time, oil has been the biggest game in town. Even in 1916 when Houston thoroughfares had as many horses and buggies as automobiles. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1920, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1916
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Eleanor Jane as a baby]

Description: Postcard image of Eleanor Jane as a baby. She is dressed in white and is sitting in a high chair with the tray in front of her.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of Railroad Street During 1913 Flood]

Description: Postcard of Railroad Street, Richmond, Texas after 1913 flood. Water seen along bottom and center of photo. Train in (center) background. Tent in top left corner.
Date: December 10, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[1913 flood in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of 1913 flood in Richmond, Texas. Water visible in bottom half of photo. White, wooden house with porch surrounded by white picket fence on left. White house in background, also. Top, right corner is torn (piece missing).
Date: December 10, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Flood of 1913 in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the flood of 1913. Richmond businesses seen are: The Rosen Store, Robinowitz Bros., Postcard is cracked across middle.
Date: December 10, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The residence of F.I. Booth, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the residence of F.I. Booth, Booth, Texas. Two and a half story, white, wooden home. All three stories have arched porches with rails. White picket fence and dark wooden fence are both seen in front of house. Two automobiles in foreground.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A train at Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of a train at Booth, Texas. Two men are seated on the front of the engine. Texas flag is flying to the right of the photo. Dated November 11, 1911.
Date: November 11, 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Students on a field trip. (Signed Boothie).]

Description: Postcard image of students on a field trip. (Signed Boothie). Ladies in front row of photo are wearing hats. A brick building with columns on the porch is in the background. Tree truck to far left.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Booth Home, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Booth Home, Booth, Texas. Picket fence in foreground. Booth home in upper, left corner of photo. Person walking on dirt road.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard image of present Winston Bassett, 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of present Winston Bassett. Residence located at 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas in 1914. Dark-colored, wooden home has ornate multi-colored wooden posts on porch. Man sitting in center of porch. Picket fence in front of home. Tree in foreground.
Date: 1914
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Southern Pacific Railroad bridge]

Description: Postcard image of the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge across the Brazos River, Richmond, Texas during 1913 flood. Flood level almost reaches tracks. Utility poles on far right.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Crabb Switch during 1913 flood]

Description: Postcard image of Crabb Switch during 1913 flood. Crabb sign to left of photo. Road under water to left, also. Railroad tracks to right. Wagon in far left corner.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[3rd Street, Rosenberg. "Main St." written on photo.]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of 3rd Street, Rosenberg. Meyer Forster Land and Loan Co. is on the right side of the street, auto supply store is on the left.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Business section of Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is marked "Business section of Rosenberg." Rosenberg State bank is at right of photo.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Valentine's Greetings]

Description: Postcard Valentine's Greetings. Colored image of a boy (in white) and girl (in a blue dress) sitting on a bench looking at a Valentine card (encased in a red heart with birds at top and flowers on top and bottom.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg, Texas During the Flood of 1913]

Description: Postcard with an image of Rosenberg, Texas during the flood of 1913. There are three houses partly submerged in water, and the roof of another house can be seen at the bottom edge of the photo.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum