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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg City Hall]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Rosenberg City Hall that was located at Avenue H and Fourth Street. The original photo was circa 1940's. The City Hall building was used as such until 1982. The one story brick building has arched windows. Shrubs line the building. An automobile is parked to left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas Circa: 1940. The depot is a one story white stucco building with "ROSENBERG'' sign on west side of building. Twin water towers on right behind a train engine. Automobiles on left. Train tracks in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum