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[Mrs. Swinford, Lizzie Wessendorff, etc.]

Description: Photograph of (as identified on back in ink) Mrs. Swinford, Lizzie Wessendorff, Jennetta Wessendorff, Archietta Davis Jones, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Marguerite Wessendorff, Doris Wessendorff, Marie Wessendorff. Three little girls are sitting on a long wooden bench in front of five (standing) women. There is a see-saw behind the women to the right of photo. White picket fence on left. House in background on right. The photo is torn on top right corner and the top left is folded. Center is creased.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Obituary of A.D. McNabb Sr.]

Description: Photograph of the newspaper clipping (and photo) of the obituary of A.D. McNabb, Sr. Clipping titled "Death of A.D. McNabb, Sr.". Photo (by Deane. 306 Preston Street, Houston, Texas.) Photograph is of the profile of a man with thinning, dark hair and a mustache. He is wearing a dark colored suit that is buttoned at top. He has a pin or decorative button at collar of white shirt.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys.]

Description: Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys, vertical arrangement of letters that strike toward center. Marked on the typewriter is: The No. 9 OLIVER STANDARD VISIBLE WRITER The Printype Oliver Typewriter Pat. Nov. 5th 1912. There are two marked plates on rear of machine listing patent dates from Oct. 30th, 1894 to June 10, 1913
Date: November 5, 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ox team pulling a wagon through downtown]

Description: Copy of photo of ox team (12 oxen) pulling a wagon through downtown Rosenberg. J.H.P. Davis Building/ Meyer Forster Land and Loan is in the background. Man in black suit by wagon is identified as H.E. Boring. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Old Timers, Rosenberg, Texas, Photo by Holmans."
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Parade in downtown Third Street in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a parade in downtown Third Street in Rosenberg, Circa 1913. Man holding a drum in the center of street - drum has "Texas Cowb? Band" written on the side. Sign held in parade reads: VOTE FOR US. Business of Winston Company to left of photo. Person on a bicycle on right side of the street. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1913~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of an automobile (1910 Marion Bobcat)]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an automobile (1910 Marion Bobcat) in front of the J. T. Dyer Store located in Richmond. The people around/in the automobile are identified as left to right: Bill Jones; Cap Rich; Charles Crawford; Dr. Charles Costello, DVM; Walter Jones; T.W. "Bud" Davis; Earnest Farmer; A. P. George; Martha Virginia (Hinson) Ansel; ? Hinson or Joe Jones. One man is seated in the automobile, the others are standing near or around it. A little girl is standing on the hood of the car (far right of photo). The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of the front porch of the Adams house]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Adams house that was located at 515 S. Second Street, Richmond, Texas. The photograph was taken in 1906. View is the north east corner of the white wooden house with dark painted shutters. The porch has post supports with intricate wood work toward tops. The porch rail has intricate design, also. The front steps have rails leading to the front yard. The picket fence and trees can be seen in the background to the right of the photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Plane wreckage in Fort Bend County in 1918]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "plane wreckage in Fort Bend County in 1918, " as type written on back of photo. African American man standing on left of wing. Two children dressed in coats and hat are standing in front of the plane wing. They are standing to either side of a circular emblem on wing. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Progress Band of Fairchilds, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Progress Band of Fairchilds, Texas in 1916. Probably the first band of Fort Bend County. The large drum to the left of the band members proclaims their name: PROGRESS BAND. The members are wearing dark jackets with white pants, and band hats. Fourth from right has been identified as E. H. Walenta; and second from left has been identified as B. B. Stavinoha. The band (holding their instruments) is standing in front of a white wooden building. {one copy shows a young child squatted on the edge of a porch on far left of photo, both copies are marked 1982.033.012. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1916
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Public School in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Public School, Richmond, Texas. Two and a half story brick building. Group of people are standing near the northeast corner of the building. A person is leaning out of the middle, bottom story window.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Raymond Moers as a young child.]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Moers as a young child (as identified on the back of the photograph in ink). Moers is wearing a white jacket with sailor type collar that ties at center. Jacket has a belt that buttons in front. White puffy bloomers can be seen underneath top. He is wearing white socks and black shoes that buckle across the insteps. Moers is standing on a wicker chair and is holding a ball in his right hand. His left hand is resting on the back of the chair near a blanket and white hat with ribbon are draped over the edge. The portrait is mounted on a light brown mat with a dark oval trim around perimeter of portrait. A drawing of a ribbon with a rounded picture hook is at the top of the oval trim. Bottom right of the portrait reads (engraved): Lux Sealy, Tex. Image dimensions are: 8.8 cm X 12.2 cm
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Postcard of scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Circa 1912/1913.Daily-Levy Store on right. Automobiles parked on the side of the street can be seen in the bottom left corner of photo. Blurred image of a man walking on sidewalk in bottom right of photo.
Date: 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum