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[Flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas in 1899. Center of photo shows three men in the water; one submerged to waist, the other two submerged to the neck. A wooden barrel is floating to right of photo. Far right is a partial building with water in it. On left, a man can be seen standing in the doorway of a two-story brick building. Other buildings, utility poles, and trees in background. Written on front of photo: 3rd St. July 7, 1899, No 12. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899. The Standpipe can be seen in the right background. Trees seen on left bank (top). Written on photo: River and Stand Pipe July 7, 1899. No. ? Photo is mounted on a cardboard substrate (white with circular pattern around print) and written in gold is at bottom of cardboard:: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas. Photograph is faded.
Date: July 7, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond, Texas Taken from the Top of the Courthouse During the 1899 Flood.]

Description: Photograph of Richmond taken from the top of the courthouse during the 1899 flood. This view is looking northeast along Railroad Street toward bridges. Businesses shown left to right are: Austin's Exchange Saloon, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Baker & Hirsch Dry Goods, I. Ditch Dry Goods, Lone Star Market. "NORTHEAST VIEW OF RICHMOND, TEX. JULY 7, 1899" printed in white across bottom of image. Image dimensions: 19.8 cm w x 12.3 cm h. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image is lifting from substrate and tearing at top right corner. Matte has significant damage to all ages. Evidence of old tape repairs on back of photo.
Date: July 7, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899. The front store reads: FARMING AND IMPLEMENTS PLOWS AND CULTIVATORS CORN AND COTTON PLANTERS A KOCHAN . The store is a one-story tin building. A buggy is parked in water in front of the store. A house next door has a picket fence. Railroad tracks in front of store. Shrubs and utility pole in left foreground. Dark writing across front but not legible. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899 during the flood. Three men in a small wooden boat in front of the white picket fence. One man on horse with two other horses beside them is also in front of fence. There are two men standing on the porch of the two-story wooden home. Large trees in front of and to the right and left of the house. Same photo image as 1972.093.067, however, this photo is mounted on a dark brown mat with engraving at bottom of mat that reads: Lorenz Art Gallery, Extra Fine, Richmond, Texas. The photo has a lower left broken corner (piece missing).Photo and mat have white and dark spots across it.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Carloads of Sweetness", train cars full of sugarcane]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Carloads of Sweetness, train cars full of sugarcane, four women standing in one car; 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Addressed to Miss Ellie M. Carpenter, 2203 Muary St. Houston Texas, signed W.G.S., contains a short message in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old.
Date: July 4, 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall constructed out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.014 Front portion of an automobile is visible in the right bottom corner. To left, a man wearing a dark shirt and hard hat (facing camera) can be seen standing behind a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall construction out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.013 Partial view of an automobile in lower right. There is a man wearing a white shirt and hat walking away from the camera to the right on the other side of a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957
Partner: Fort Bend Museum