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[The observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church.]

Description: Photograph of the observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas. As stated on back in green ink (and blue) the church was founded in 1839 (January 22) and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1939.Goup of people standing in church yard (including choir dressed in white robe tops to center of photo). Small bare shrub in right corner of photo. Church to left background. White two-story building in far background and large tree to right.
Date: 1939
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

[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

[The First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas. The Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary 1839-1939. Choir dressed in white robes to center of photo. Small bare shrub in bottom, right corner. Sidewalks in foreground. Church in left background. Large tree in right background. Two-story, white wooden building in center background. Photo is creased in center and has ragged top edge. Gray spots to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary, 1839-1939, in Richmond, Texas. Choir in white robes to right of photo. Young man in suit with right hand in pocket to far left. Church in left background. Two-story white, wooden building on right background. Photo has crease in top right corner. White spots at bottom, gray spots at op, right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond School children, 1934.]

Description: Panoramic photograph of Richmond School children, 1934. Taken in yard of 1903 Richmond School ("Jane Long School"). "#2 Schlueter 3617 Main, Houston," and "Richmond 1934" printed in white on the photograph during photographic processing. Identified students are as follows: Front Row: 1.?, 2.?, 3.?,4. Albert Harrington, Jr., 5. Richard Joseph, 6.?, 7.?, 8. Glenn Mossback, 9. Tonie Davis, 10. John Rich, 11. Marshall Rich. Second Row: 1. Alice Syler, 2.?, 3.?, 4. ____ Potter, 5.?, 6.?, 7.?, 8. Marilyn Nichols, 9. Bettie Vacek (or Annie?), 10. Louise Haidock, 11. _____ Brown, 12. Etta Ruth (or Rae) Fields, 13.?, 14. Robbie Lee Phillips. Third Row: 1?., 2. Mrs. R.E. Scott, 3?., 4.?, 5. Frank Vacek, 6.?, 7.?, 8. _____ Jankowski, 9. Charles Hennegan, 10.?
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond High School Drum and Bugle Corps, 1934-1935.]

Description: Group photograph of Richmond High School Drum and Bugle Corps, 1934-1935. Girls are wearing uniforms of white high-collar,long sleeved shirts with four dark horizontal stripes across their chests, plain white mid-shin skirts, white socks and shoes, and dark pillbox hats. They are carrying their instruments or flags, and are standing on wooden bleachers.Girls are identified in black ink on the back as (order is unclear): Mary Jones, Kellie Peareson, Dorothy Henry, Mary Louise Thompson, Leila Ransom, Petrice Edelstein, Bud Collins, Henrietta Glass, Anida Darst, Helen Jane Farmer, Janice Ransom, Evelyn Edelstein Ethel Bates (Sponsor), Odele Martin (sponsor), Beverly Haskins, Irene Mehrens, "Bush" (Virginia?) Davis.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard.]

Description: Photograph of women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard. Black and white image has been hand tinted in pink and green tones. Women are identified from left to right as follows: _______, Mrs. J.W. Slavin, _______, Mrs. Archie [Davis] Jones, Miss Fannie Sansbury, Mrs. Rachel Davis, Mrs. Mary McGee. Photograph has been removed from its original matte. Matte is a gray tri-fold enclosure with scalloped edges. Photograph opening has a slightly arched top.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[71st Brigade (36th Division of the National Guard)]

Description: Photograph of the 71st Brigade (36th Division of the National Guard) movement to Goliad, Texas the summer of 1935 (as noted on back of photo in blue ink). Row of army trucks loaded with men. Two men standing outside of vehicles on left side of photo. Photograph has black design as border around photo.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The oldest house in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the "oldest house in Richmond, Texas; the Jane Long Boarding House" as written on back of photograph in ink and pencil. Photograph is of a two story wooden house (in fair condition) with a front porch and balcony with rail of unusual design. Tree on right obscures part of house. Tree on right of photo, also. Dark areas on top right, bottom left, and (small) top right portions of photograph. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird marker. View of the names on the marker.]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird marker. Close-up view allows top few lines to be read as: H.H. FROST. L.E. GIBSON. J.M. SHAMBLIN. Dark areas in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Black design borders photograph. Written in ink on bottom of photo: 1959. Stamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker, 1939]

Description: Photograph of a Jaybird Marker. Marker dedicated to memory of H.H. Frost. Free-standing cement monument with large round columns on right and left. Shrubbery in front of marker. Dark areas in top right and bottom left of photo. Photograph has black design bordering it. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker enclosed by shrubbery]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird Marker. Monument is a tall, pointed, free-standing cement monument enclosed by shrubbery. Tall trees in background. Flatbed automobiles partially seen in foreground. Black area in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Photograph is bordered by a black design. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
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

[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

[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

[Rosenberg Freight depot]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of Rosenberg Freight depot, a one story brick structure elevated on a platform. Three dollies visible on the platform.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[View from outside the teller windows at First National Bank in Richmond]

Description: Photograph of interior of the First National Bank in Richmond, Texas. Burt Winston is identified in ink on bottom of photo. Woman next to Winston is Hettie Nordhausen. Man dressed in dark suit in teller window next to woman in lighter color dress. Part of a chair in background in far right of photo. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Bottom of photo in ink: Burt Winston First National Bank Richmond, Texas 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Pickard and Huggins Drugstore]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Pickard and Huggins Drugstore. Man standing behind the cigar counter (glass case) showing a box of cigars to another man. Telephone pay station on left. Photograph is bordered by a black pattern. Back of photo in ink: PJ Parrott Miller. Stamped in black on back: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected July 1938.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Underpass at Highway 36]

Description: Photograph of the underpass at highway 36. Intersection of highway 90 and 36. Highway in foreground; underpass on right in background. Images are mown into the grass to the left of the underpass. Image is of a "90" followed by a "star in a circle" and "36". Two buildings can be seen in the background. Photo is bordered by a black design. Stamped in black on back: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected July 1938.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum