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[Sugarmill Fort Bend County]

Description: Photographic postcard labeled Sugar mill Fort Bend County, Tex Schlueter, Houston. Photo is of large building complex on a stream. Numerous smoke stacks. Addressed to Miss Addy Koeffleck, Schulenburg, TX. Post marked Oct. 6, ____.
Date: August 6, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909." as written in white at bottom of the photograph. The men of various ages are all dressed basically the same: in dark pants, white shirts, ties, and jackets. Most of them are wearing hats. Background left is a white one-story wooden building; background right is a moss draped tree; and in center is partial view of an automobile. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 10, 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Barbeque for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration]

Description: Postcard image of a barbecue for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration, February 20, 1909. Fort Bend County, Texas. Photo of large group of men (few women). Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops and trees in background. Left edge is creased. Ink mark under 1909.
Date: February 20, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sugar Land sugar mill and railroad lines.]

Description: Photographic postcard of Sugar Land, TX, showing sugar mill and railroad lines. Message on back reads "Three hours till train time". Post marked Sugar Land Feb. 6, 1909. Engine to far left has three men standing in front of it, one to the right of it, and two men on the top of it. The engineer has his upper body out of the window. Box cars (empty) on far right. Horse and cart (horse eating grass) between tracks on right and left.
Date: February 6, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[500 Turkeys in Sugar Land]

Description: Postcard, Sugar Land, 500 Turkeys. Tenant cabins in background. Turkeys in center of photo. African-American man walking in (left) background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baby Orange Grove]

Description: Postcard image of Baby Orange Grove. Rows of young orange trees. Farmhouse in far background. Lower left corner has white stair-shaped blank area.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Banana Grove and Train]

Description: Postcard, Banana Grove & R.R. Train in (left) center of photo. Banana trees on both sides of tracks.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house (later McCabe home) on Houston Street in Rosenberg, Texas. This home was later purchased by Ben Meyer. Northeast corner of house is seen on left of photo. Dark colored roof top, white, wooden house. Diamond shapes painted in several places of upper story. White two story home in center of photo. Another white house on right. Street in foreground. Photo has blank (white) rectangle in top right corner.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Boy walking down a crowded street in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. Horse and buggy in the middle of the street. A boy walking (away from camera) in foreground. Board and Rooms business on left and Real Estate business on right of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile. Tile Works building in background. Train tracks run from foreground to background. Cow seen grazing near tracks to left of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River, Rosenberg. Bridge to the left of photo. Fence line along left, also.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cattle Ranch in Fort Bend]

Description: Postcard, Cattle Ranch-Ft. Bend Co. Cattle in a pasture. One white-faced cow with horns (in center of photo) is facing camera.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children at school in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of School, Rosenberg. School building is a wooden, white, two-story building. Children are standing on the front porch. Other children are sitting on the fence that is surrounding the school. An adult and a child are standing in the foreground.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Commercial Center in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Commercial Center, Rosenberg. Bales of cotton in foreground. Train in background. Utility pole in foreground.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton and corn field]

Description: Postcard image of cotton and corn. Cotton to left and center, corn in upper right of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Crowd at barbecue in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of crowds at barbecue, Rosenberg. Large crowd of people in center. Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops in background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, c. 1909]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Rosenberg, ca. 1909. Water tower is visible at end of street. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Rosenberg, Texas, Schlueter, Houston."
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, Texas. Boy walking down the street.]

Description: Postcard image of downtown Rosenberg, Texas. Board and Rooms business on left. Real Estate business on right. Boy walking on street (facing away from camera) in foreground and horse and buggy in center of street (facing camera). Horses with buggies on either side of the street.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Effie Lewis Duncan and a friend]

Description: Postcard image of Effie Lewis Duncan (left) and a friend. Photo to left of postcard. Blank (white) on right half. Woman in far left wearing dark hat. Woman to her left wearing white hat.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum