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[Baptist Church building, Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of Baptist Church building, Rosenberg. Brick church building with square tower over main entrance. Photo is labeled by photographer, "Baptis [sic.] Church Rosenberg, Cummings Cash Drug Store."
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Christian Church]

Description: Postcard image of Christian Church (now Central Christian Church) in Rosenberg, Texas. White, wooden church building with bell tower on northwest corner. Utility pole in left corner of photo. Barn in background (left). Blank line on right side.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter]

Description: Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter. Wooden dowel which held paper roll rests in u-shaped brackets at each end of cutter. Spring-loaded straightedge provides a tearing surface. Unit has holes in base for mounting to counter. Base is braced on one side with a flat metal strip (.5" x 24.4 "); other side is held by a piece of wire. Top of unit is made from a flat wooden bar. (a) is main part. (b) is wooden dowel.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph of David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg, ca. 1910. Phillippi is standing in front of his dairy carriage and holding two canisters of milk. There are three automobiles (with drivers) in the photo, as well as four people standing on the front porch of the hotel. Photograph is mounted on a light brown cardboard matte. Matte has an engraved border around the perimeter of the photograph. Corners are worn, piece missing in bottom left corner. Image dimensions are: 18 cm X 13 cm.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, c. 1910]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Rosenberg, ca. 1910. Gray and Son building on left side of street, Rosenberg State Bank on right side.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Eleanor Jane as a baby]

Description: Postcard image of Eleanor Jane as a baby. She is dressed in white and is sitting in a high chair with the tray in front of her.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Tintype image of the first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas. The station is a two story wooden building. The attached covered walkway has post with arch trim at top. Eight men are standing to the left of the building. A utility pole is on the far left of the photograph.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Full length portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac]

Description: Studio (full length) portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac, probably about the time of her marriage in 1910. Zapalac is wearing a white shirtwaist and a dark skirt. Louise has her dark hair parted in the center and pulled back into a bun. She has her left arm by her side (watch on wrist and ring on finger), and her right arm behind her. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Iron with a wooden handle]

Description: It is made of iron, but is plated with a silver unknown metal. Above the back of the iron is a plug in for a cord. The handle is wood and has been burned underneath. The handle is bolted to the iron.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.H.P. Davis bank building]

Description: Copy of photo of J.H.P. Davis bank building,3rd St., Rosenberg, Texas. Two story brick building with metal awning over first floor, arched windows on second floor. Sign on corner of building for Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a young girl, c. 1910.]

Description: Formal photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff, ca. 1910. Wessendorff is seated on a carved wooden chair, wearing a white cotton dress with lace overlay. Her hair is pulled back with a large white bow accented with small flowers. Image mounted on pale gray matte. Matte is imprinted "Blackburn Studio, Houston, Tex."
Date: 1910
Creator: Blackburn
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lone Star Market]

Description: Photograph of the Lone Star Market which was located on Third Street behind the Barker house Richmond, Texas. The man on far left is identified as Harris Mitchell. Man on far right identified as Bryan. The Lone Star Market has its sign above the porch roof "Lone (star is an painted star) Market Bryan a Daniels. Four men are standing in front of the porch. A dark-colored horse is tied to the post near Bryan. Mitchell (far left) is wearing a dark colored suit with white shirt and thin dark tie. He is wearing a flat top hat. Young man standing next to Mitchell is wearing a long apron over light shirt, dark pants, and boots. Third man from left is wearing light colored shirt, dark pants, and the last man (far right, Bryan) is wearing a white shirt, light-colored pants and large felt cowboy hat. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate which is very worn at edges and is broken in corners (pieces missing). Writing on back in blue ink: "This picture was taken here in Richmond about 1910."
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink).]

Description: Photograph of A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink). Holmes is wearing a suit that is buttoned to the top. He has a dark tie with white stripes. Holmes has a long mustache that ends in defined point. Image is peeling or distorted across the middle of his face. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate that has scalloped edging with gold trim. Below a gold design at bottom is photographer name: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Metal musical disc]

Description: Circular in shape with 100 punched out circles all around the outside edge. It has one circle in the middle. There are small rectangular punched out holes in the main part of the disc. The part that is punched out is still attached by one side and is curved under to form a little bump.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of a "Schooner" in the Galveston Bay]

Description: Photograph of a "Schooner" in the Galveston bay, 20 miles from port, taken from mail boat "Eva" as written at the bottom of photo. The schooner has three sails and is loaded with cargo. Schooner is pulling a smaller wooden boat behind it.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum