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[Photograph of Wiley Powell Jones]

Description: Portrait of Wiley Powell Jones, brother of Laura Jones and son of Henry Jones. He is posed standing, with his left arm propped up and he is wearing a dark-colored suit. The border around the photograph creates an arch shape. Back of photo states: "Mamas favorite brother of Richmond, TX"
Date: 1886~/1892~
Creator: Anderson
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Students at Richmond Public School in 1887]

Description: Original mounted print on cardboard. Students at Richmond Public School. On the front row there are six girls seated on the left and there are five boys (one sitting and the rest kneeling) to the right of the photo. Students of Richmond Public School (about 1887) are identified as: Back Row: 1. Fanny Lamar 2. Mary Preister 3. ? 4. Mattie Bell 5. Reg. Dyer 6. ? 7. Cecil Dyer 8. ? 9. ? 10. Albert George 11. Bassett Blakely Second Row: 1. Minnie Preister 2. ? 3. Bell Dyer 4. Julia Norwood 5. ? Norwood 6. Professor Norwood 7. Tony Wessendorff 8. John Baker 9. ? 10. George Baker Third Row: 1. Bessie McCloy 2. Lillie Winston 3. ? 4. Nina Bell 5. Kate Eckman 6. Heard Dyer 7. ? 8. ? Fourth Row: Lizzie McGee 2. Pearl Winston 3. Jennie Jones 4. Annie Somerville 5. Lyda Baker 6. Bertie Winston 7. Lola Jones 8. Alex Davis 9. Charlie Andrews 10. Will Robinson Fifth Row: 1. Maybell Davis 2. Winnie McGee 3. Lilly Rambolt 4. Mamie Davis 5. Minnie Waffles 6. Allie Ogilby 7. Freddie Kochan 8. Earl McFarlane 9. Bush Pleasants 10. Len McFarlane 11. ?
Date: 1887
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[House identified on back in red pen as "Ryon House."]

Description: Photograph of house identified on back in red pen as "Ryon House." Identified by Michael Moore as the J.H.P. Davis House before renovations in 1889. Large two story wooden house. Unidentified man and woman are standing on the upper porch. Three women grouped together on lower porch in front of main door. Man and woman sitting on sills of bay window on first floor at right. African American man is standing behind a hedge in front of the right side entrance to the house. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image has a vertical break which begins 6 cm from the upper left corner and extends all the way through the image. There is a diagonal bend extending across the upper right corner beginning 9.5 cm from the upper right corner.
Date: 1888
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home".]

Description: Photograph of large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home." Identified by Michael Moore as J.H.P. Davis House before it was renovated in 1889. Home was located at site of present day Polly Ryon Hospital until it was moved to the George Ranch Historical Park (1977?). Yard is enclosed by a white picket fence with arched entryway. There are many young trees in the area outside the yard. Windmill is visible over the roof of the house. See 1972.093.117 for another view of the home. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Upper left corner of matte is broken off.
Date: 1888
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Old Fort Bend County Courthouse.]

Description: Photograph (not the original) of the Old Fort Bend County Courthouse where "Jaybirds and Woodpeckers fought in front of it in 1889." Photo has people on front steps, people on second story balcony, and a man on the roof top. A woman in a black dress can be seen to far, bottom, right of photo. Ink written numbers on bottom.
Date: 1889
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[House identified on back in pencil as W.K. Davis House.]

Description: photograph of house identified on back in pencil as W.K. Davis House, located at the corner of Jackson and 4th St. in Richmond. Two story house, unpainted, with double porches across front of home. Three chimneys visible on left side of house. Three people are standing on the front steps. Trees are bare, trunks are protected with wooden enclosures. Slat board fence encloses yard of house. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner of matte is broken off as of 3/2000. Allover foxing, fading, yellowing. Image dimensions: 21.1 cm x 13.8 cm
Date: 1890~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX.]

Description: Photograph of J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX. Brick two story building is marked "1885 J.E. Dyer" along the roofline. Wares (brooms, chairs, trunks, clothes, fabrics) have been brought out onto the sidewalk in front of business. One woman, two boys, and six men are posed in front of the store. African American man standing in cart at left of scene. Man standing immediately left of post is identified as Will Candler. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner is broken off. Two water marks on the mat at top center and top right. Image dimensions: 20.0 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John McNabb]

Description: Photograph of "John McNabb, perhaps about 1890. Born in Scotland in 1806. (Exact date unknown). Died April 27, 1894; a member of the Santa Fe Expedition. His remains were removed from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the sprint of 1974." This description was written on the back of the photograph in ink. McNabb has thinning gray hair and is wearing a plaid suit (top button buttoned) with a dark wide tie, and a white shirt (collar of shirt barely visible above jacket and tie). Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with gold scalloped trim. Bottom of photo on gold textured label: The "APEX" (emblem) 948 Elm St. Dallas, Tex.
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (appears to be a copy) of Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. On left the "Palace Hotel" can be seen. On the right: "City Bakery" and a restaurant are visible. The street has many horses and buggies on both sides. A horse and buggy in center of street (pulled by white or gray horse), and in the foreground is a little boy (dressed in dark knickers with jacket and hat) walking with his back to the camera. Blurred image of a dog on the right side of street. Back of photo has sticker with typed: 3rd St. Rosenberg, Texas Looking South. M. Wallace.
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[McFarlane House that was located on Jackson Street.]

Description: Photograph of the McFarlane House that was located on Jackson Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The McFarlane house is a story and a half white wooden house with dark trim. The front porch has ornate wooden railing that is partially obscured by the wooden fence that surround the yard. The gate to the fence is on the far left side of the photo. Four people are standing on the front porch. There is a man on horseback just to the right of the center of the photograph. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt, dark jacket and hat; and he is on a dark horse. The photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. The photograph has tears, is broken at top left corner, worn at all corners, and is stained. The photograph has tape on back.
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond School children (all about 8-10 yrs old).]

Description: photographic school portrait of Richmond School children (all about 8-10 yrs old.), ca. 1890. Children are posed on steps between two octagonal white pillars, with dark brick wall and double door behind them. Boys are in rows 1 & 4, girls in rows 2 & 3. Several girls and boys are holding their hats in their laps. Identified children are: front row, 4th from left--Joe Jones; 5th from left--Walter Jones. Top row, 1st on left--Bob Wessendorff. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matt shows all over foxing and all four corners are broken/rounded. Image size:17.2 cm x 12.1 cm
Date: 1890~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones when they were young (before A.P. and Mamie were married). Davis is wearing a dark colored dress with two pins pinned on her chest. She has her long hair loose down her back and on her right shoulder. She has her left hand on a floral arrangement. George is wearing a three piece dark suit with white shirt and dark tie. Jones is wearing a Dark dress with buttons down the front to waist. She is seated in a chair. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: 1891
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]

Description: Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond, Texas under snow]

Description: Photo mounted on cardboard. Richmond, Texas looking East from the top of the court house on Morton Street. Ground and buildings are covered with snow. Jane Long Boarding House in foreground on right. Ed Priester Baker, Confectioner, and Groceries is located in center of photo.
Date: 1892
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the first bridge across the Brazos River]

Description: Photograph of the construction process of the first bridge across the Brazos River. There are men standing on the lumber being use to construct the bridge surface, and a man wearing a dark colored vest, white shirt, and light colored hat in the right corner of photo. An African-American boy walking toward camera in the right corner, and there are trees in background. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte.
Date: 1893
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four people. Man sitting down is scratched out in the picture.]

Description: Photograph mounted on black cardboard substrate of four people. One man with a beard is seated and has his hat in his lap. The man standing behind him is identified on back of photo in pen as: A.P. George. A woman is standing to the left of Mr. George and she is wearing a dark-colored dress. Woman standing to his right has a light-print dress with a dark vest. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold) Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz. Richmond, Texas. Photograph has several white scratches, mainly across the image of the man seated in the chair.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.P. George as a young man.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate (with scalloped edging) of A.P. George as a young man. He is wearing a dark colored jacket with a (plaid) vest, white shirt, and light-colored bowtie. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold): C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Moore Home in 1894.]

Description: Photograph of the Moore Home in 1894. Home is a two and a half story white, wooden building with large railed front porch. A man is sitting on the left of porch and Four children are standing/sitting on the front steps. Various lawn furniture in front of house. There is a double swing in right corner. Trees surround the house excluding the front walkway.
Date: 1894
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mr. And Mrs. Worthington]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. Worthington (as noted in pencil at bottom of photograph). The couple is standing in front of a two-story wooden home with shrubbery to their right and left. Mr. Worthington is wearing a dark, three-piece suit and hat. He has a cane in his left hand. Mrs. Worthington is wearing a long dress with dark trim at collar and sleeves. She has her left hand on a wooden table with flower arrangement on top of it. Back of photo in pencil reads: Grandpa and Grandma Worthington at their house in Richmond. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Cardboard has stains and thick black semi-circular area in top left corner.
Date: 1894
Partner: Fort Bend Museum