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

[Written marriage declaration of John J Rogers and Julia Ann Rogers]

Description: Written declaration that John J Rogers and Julia Ann Rogers were Married July 3, 1917 in Kankakee, Illinois. Their child was not given a name until August 11, 1918--the time it was baptized as Lillian Jane Rogers at the All Saints Catholic Church in Houston.
Date: February 12, 1943
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum