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[Business Section in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the business section of Richmond, Texas. Ben Franklin Stores (second building) and a Café are identified by sign. Eight cars are parallel parked along the street.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Catholic Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Catholic Church, Richmond, Texas. Multi-colored brick building. Bell tower on northeast corner of building. Shrubs to right of photo and trees on left.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[City Hall in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of City Hall, Richmond, TX. Two-story brick building with monument to right of photo. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First Baptist Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the First Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas. Two and a half story church. Church sign can be seen in far left corner of photo.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jane Long School in 1947]

Description: Postcard image of Jane Long School, Richmond, TX. One story brick building with flagpole in center of front sidewalk. Large tree to right and left of photo.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lamar Monument]

Description: Postcard image of the Lamar Monument. In memory of first President of Texas. Richmond, Texas. Same as 1971.075.001i.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lamar Monument and Grave]

Description: Postcard image of Lamar Monument and Grave in memory of first President of Texas. Richmond, Texas. Tree obstructs view of free-standing monument. Cross to right of monument. Foliage to right and left.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum