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[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of the 1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School in Richmond, Texas. The class is in and around the John Leach wagon. "He operated the mail delivery service from Depot to Post Office for over 20 years. John Leach wagon was a traditional target for Halloween activity." This information is typed on the back of the photo in black ink. Wagon is filled with young children. Two girls are sitting on John Leach's lap. Four girls are sitting on the white horse that is pulling the wagon. Ten boys and girls are standing in front of the wagon.
Date: 1940
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[1941 Studebaker car]

Description: Photograph of a 1941 Studebaker automobile, believed to be a Champion or a Commander model. Front view of automobile parked at street curb with the passenger door open. Print has small black dots in far right corner.
Date: 1941~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The 1943 Richmond High School Senior Class.]

Description: Photograph of the 1943 Richmond High School Senior Class. Back of photo in ink identifies the second senior on the top row, from left, as Tony Davis. Photo is wrinkled.
Date: 1943
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on June 29, 1941. On front of photo in white is written: June 29, 1941 Needville, Tex. Schlueter History. Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church. Large group of people standing/sitting in front of the northeast corner of the white wooden church building. All windows visible have wooden arches (pointed). Double front doors to the church are open. (People standing in doorway.) Scanned image is of copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Display window of a business during World War II]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street. A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942. The window of pictures has a banner at top that reads, "KEEP 'EM FLYING! LIONS INTERNATIONAL." Lions Club emblem pictured on banner.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas (as identified on back in black type). Two story, white, wooden building with porch that has small balcony at second floor. Young boy walking in front of a shrub in front yard. Woman in black with white apron walking away from camera on far right of photo. Jackson Street I and sidewalks in foreground.
Date: 1943
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Earl Williams Gless and Mattie Jo Whitten married in 1943.]

Description: Photograph of Earl Williams Gless and Mattie Jo Whitten married in 1943. Gless is wearing a suit with striped shirt and dark tie. Whitten is wearing a sweater and has a cross necklace around her neck. Her dark hair is curled and shoulder length. Portrait ends just below the shoulders. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1943
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Employees of the Imperial Sugar Company.]

Description: Group photograph of employees of the Imperial Sugar Company taken at their employee appreciation dinner in November of 1947. The group includes 46 men and two women (front row). Roof of a tin building in background. Imperial Sugar main building (brick with windows) in top right corner of photograph. Employees are identified as front row left to right: Gus Stabler, W. L. Friend, Mabel Dunkerly Woolley, Myrtle Friend Stabler, J. E. "Daddy" Blair, Claude Douglas, Homer Johnson, R. B. "Bob" Sheppard, Frank Schultz, Luke Thompson, J. Q. Boyer, H. R. Rushing, Louie Dreier, Vic Krehmeier, ? Willie Reese. Second Row: J. B. Fowler, Eluterio Cervantez, Juan Cervantez, J. F. "Jim" Guyer, R. A. Prikryl, M. M. McBride, Henry A. "Buck" Herder, A. M. Horn, W. L. Scarborough, E.O. Guenther, S. V. "Sid" Loper, J. M. "Jim" Sheppard, J.H. "Jinx" Hobbs, Paul Schumann, I.H. Kempner Sr, Harry G. Thompson, E.E. Saeger. Top Row: C. A. Dierks, Frank Tallas, W. T. "Bill" Matlage, Frank Hauerland, Ramaldo Nanez, Cosme Gonzales, Max Schumann, T. F. Freeland Smith, Arthur Rister, Frank Seitz, B. H. "Bennie" Varnau, O.W. "Otis" Enquist, Robert Harper, Frank Williams, Lee Townsend, Ted Harman.
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four generations of Moore family]

Description: Photographic portrait of 4 generations of Moore family, ca. 1947. Left to right, Dorothea Moore (age 2), John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Marie Bachman Guenther
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four generations of the Moore family in Moore Home parlor]

Description: Photographic portrait of four generations of Moore family, taken in Moore Home parlor, ca. 1947. Seated on a velvet settee, left to right, Hilmar Moore, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Marie Bachman Guenther, Philip Moore (age 1).
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Gas company burning waste oil from Pit]

Description: Photograph of the gas company burning waste oil from Pit in 1940 in Rosenberg. Stock pen and barn in foreground. Trees in background. Thick, black smoke billowing into the sky in the distance. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo is stamped in black: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected Jan. 1940.
Date: 1940
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Group of men at Travis Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of men identified on back in pencil as: Travis Park, (Dutch) Walter Luedecke, Jerry Humpola, Charlie Koupa, G. B. (Mutt) Lehmann, Mart Cole, and Dr. Wilbur Yates. In the background is a the Travis Park Pavilion (brick columns). Photograph may have been taken at the opening of the park. Photograph is a copy of a 9 in X 11 in taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942.(The two men on far right are shaking hands). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of left to right: H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr. (as printed on the back in pencil) at an Imperial Sugar Company employee recognition dinner. Thompson is wearing a three piece wool suit with dark tie. He has thinning gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses. He has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. He has his hands behind his back. Kempner, who is standing in front of a microphone, is wearing a pin-stripe dark three-piece suit with dark tie. He also has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. Kempner has his left hand in his pants pocket and is holding a page of paper in his right hand. A group of people can be seen seated in the background. Back of photo, stamped in purple: Bob Bailey fine photograph Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston 2, Texas. Negative Number 10864-7.
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore (Mrs. Hilmar Moore) and sons, Hilmar and Philip, 1949. Peareson is seated at a desk with Hilmar (age 2) sitting on the desk wearing a white jumper and Philip (Age 4) standing in front of her wearing a white shorts set. Photographer's mark, "S.L. Poor 1949"
Date: 1949
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph of Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company. Circa: 1947. Thompson has thinning gray hair and is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt and striped tie. He has his hands clasped together and resting in his lap. A phone is hanging on the wall on right of photograph. Window with blinds in top, left background. Back of photo is stamped in red: HORACE G. TUCKER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER THE HOUSTON POST. Also written in black: 1 Col. Please save these cuts for Morris Frank.
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Home of Mrs. E.W. Ransom]

Description: Photo of Home of Mrs. E.W. Ransom, 7th and Jackson, Northwest Corner, Richmond, Texas. Summer of 1943. Also known as the J. T. Dyer house. White, wooden, two story home with a porch that wraps around the sides of the house. A boy is walking in front of a shrub (to the right of the front entrance). A woman wearing a white apron can be seen walking away from the camera (to the far right of photo).
Date: 1943
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of Schmidt's Bakery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of Schmidt's Bakery that was located at 828 Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The bakery was owned by Joe and Ann Schmidt from 1940 to 1970. The interior shows the equipment used to mix and bake the goods sold at the bakery. Standing to the right of the equipment is the Schmidts' daughter, Mary Ann Schmidt, dressed in a striped dress with cap sleeves. She has short blonde hair and is wearing a bakers hat. She has white socks and shoes. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1941~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.J. (Jeff) Stovall as Chief of Police of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T.J. (Jeff) Stovall as Chief of Police of Rosenberg, Texas, 1942-1954. Stovall is wearing his Police uniform with badge above his left chest pocket. He is wearing wire-framed glasses.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore, Jr. Family in the Moore home]

Description: Photographic portrait of John Moore, Jr. Family, taken in parlor of Moore home, ca. 1947. Pictured left to right: John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Charlien Martin (age 7), Edwina (Mrs. John II) Moore, Philip Moore (age 1), John Moore, Jr., Hallie Kellie Peareson (Mrs. Hilmar) Moore, Himar Moore, Dorothea Moore (age 3), Marie Bachman Guenther.
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John Moore, Jr, and Dorothea Guenther Moore]

Description: Photograph of John Moore, Jr, and Dorothea Guenther Moore standing in front of a fireplace. He is wearing wire rimmed eyeglasses, a light colored pin-stripe suit with dark tie. His left hand is resting on the mantle. Dorothea is wearing a dark knee-length dress and shoes. He has her right hand on John's hip. Bottom of a large portrait can be seen hanging above the fireplace in background.
Date: 1947
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man with gray hair wearing a light colored suit.]

Description: Photograph of a man with gray hair wearing a light colored suit with a darker printed tie and white shirt. He is standing in front of trees. Back of photo is stamped in back: ROSENBERG PHOTO SERVICE ROSENBERG, TEXAS OCT 30 1946.
Date: 1946
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Members of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of members of the St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on the day of the church dedication ceremony - June 29, 1941. (Written on back in type). First row (of men and women) is seated. Second row (of men) is standing. Church building is to right (background) with front doors open. Trees and a house are visible in background. Scanned image is of a copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[R.J. Barta with cowboy movie star Ray Carrigan]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff's Deputy R.J. Barta with cowboy movie star Ray Carrigan in 1941. Barta is holding pistol to Corrigan's stomach. They are posed in front of western movie posters.
Date: 1941
Partner: Fort Bend Museum