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[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

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

[Richmond High School building]

Description: Photograph of Richmond High School building (site of the present Jane Long Elementary School) as identified on back of photo in pencil. Photograph shows the three story brick building's northeast corner. Photo is not level and has a dark area in top right and bottom left corner (can also vaguely be seen at top left and bottom right, also). Stamped on back: 1942 Fox-Tone Trade Mark Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg at night during World War II, taken from water tower]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. The photograph was taken from the water tower of Avenue G and Fifth Street; Avenue H and Third Street In Rosenberg, Texas. The R.B. Department Store (two-story brick building to left of photo), Turicchi Building, and the Cole Theatre (has marquee and tall well-lit front) are highly visible.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg at night during World War II, Third Street and Avenue G.]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey of Third Street and Avenue G. Photograph was taken at night during World War II. Businesses noted are the First National Bank of Rosenberg, and Pickard and Huggins Drug Store. Electrical substation in center background (metal structures). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942
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

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942. Photograph was taken from the water tower of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. May be pre-dawn because photo is a lighter and sky in lightening in background. R. B. Department Store is the two story brick building on left corner. Turicchi building across the street from R.B. Dept. Store. Cole Theatre tall white unique from can be visible and next to it to left is Schechter's.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, some lights still visible]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. The photograph was taken from the water tower. Long streak of white light from right corner that extends to near center of photo. Automobiles can be seen under lit parking areas on right also. A few lights in windows can be seen, otherwise photo is "black".
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Roy and Dorothy Schmidt and their Aunt Lillie Maresh Gentry]

Description: Roy and Dorothy Schmidt posed in front of automobile with their Aunt Lillie Maresh Gentry during WWII. Children are both wearing overalls. Lillie is wearing a short sleeved shirt with below the knee hemline. The dress ties at collar and has ruffled front with buttons. Lillie has shoulder length dark hair. Dorothy has short, curly blonde hair. Roy's cap is covering his hair. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1944
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

[Sheriff Rue Lincecum sitting in a chair]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff Rue Lincecum, taken 1942. Lincecum is wearing white shirt, lattice-print necktie, and hat. He is sitting in a chair with a key ring in his left hand.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on side of FBC jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on side of Fort Bend County Jail, Richmond, on April 5, 1941. First Row: Rue Lincecum, Rusk Roane; Second Row: Fred Zwahr, Zora Dell Woolley, Slim Barta, Charles Smith, Paul Wenzel, Ed Battle, Jim Cortez. The two men in the front row on sitting on the back of their heels. See 1999.004.011 for more identification.
Date: April 5, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on steps of FBC jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on steps of Fort Bend County Jail, Richmond, on April 5, 1941. First Row: Zora Dell Woolley (Office Deputy), Rusk Roane (Sheriff); Second Row:Rue Lincecum (Patrolman), Charles Smith (Cook/jailer), Ed Battle (Stafford Deputy); Third Row: Fred Zwahr, Slim Barta, Paul Wenzel, Jim Cortez (Deputies).
Date: April 5, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum