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[First Grade class of 1929 from Robert E. Lee School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the First Grade class of 1929 from the Robert E. Lee School, in Rosenberg, Texas. Chalkboard sign in front of group reads: " Robert E. Lee School First Grade May 16, 1929. Miss Foerster. The teacher is standing in the back, center of group. She is wearing a light colored short sleeved dress. She has short dark hair, parted on the side. A brick building is in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: May 16, 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children on scooters and bicycles at Mary Dee and August Myers' home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers (back to front). Mamie George is on porch. Child in foreground is on a scooter. Her left leg is on the scooter frame and her right leg is on the sidewalk. Child behind her is riding a tricycle. A tricycle (with no rider) is near front porch steps. Mamie is sitting in a porch swing. Photo has black trim around perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children standing around a child in a wagon at Mary Dee and August Myers home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers (baby), Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers. Wyatt is sitting in a wooden wagon and Mary is standing behind her. The two other children are standing back to back to the right of the photograph. White picket fence in background. Pine tree in back corner of the yard. Photograph has a black trim around the perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in 1929. Row of 6 girls seated in front, second row of twelve boys and girls; third row has thirteen students and the teacher on the far right. Chalkboard in front of group reads: Robert E. Lee School 4A May 16, 1929 Miss Williams (Teacher). Students are partially identified as: First row: Pauline (Dolly) Jurica, Jessie Lee ?, LaVonne Moers, Alvina Talasek, Mary Hruzek, ? . Second row: Sylvan Turicchi, Lody Valenta, Arnold (?) Brown, Leldon Beard, Marvin Albrecht, Ernest Rose, ?, Gladys Kovar, ? , Maidie Yates, Birdie ?, Louis Lippman. Third row: ? , Jerry Cisneros, Vernon Aldredge, Herbert Robinowitz, Eugene Allison, Tom Marshall, ?, ?, ?, Otto Dusek, Marvin Hairgrove, H. L. Peak, Clifford Simpson, and teacher Miss Williams. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Fire Station]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the first Rosenberg Fire Station that was located at Avenue H and Fourth Street. It was built in 1915 and torn down in 1928. Photo shows small wooden building in poor condition. Wood fence to left of photo. Utility pole on right. Trees in right background.
Date: 1928~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mr. John Leach's annual picnic.]

Description: Photograph of Mr. John Leach's annual picnic. Mr. Leach took the children of Richmond on a picnic which he prepared himself. About 12 children and Mr. Leach are pictured in a wagon drawn by a white horse. Three children are identified as: Virginia Davis, Antoinette Davis, Sonny Ransom. Same image as 1972.093.057, however, this photograph is not in good condition: torn near bottom, left corner (piece missing), cracked in top, right corner. Stain near top, left corner.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Nine children seated on lawn of Dyer Moore residence]

Description: Copy of photograph of nine children seated on lawn of Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Seated from left to right are: Antionette Davis, Dorothy Henry, Syd Davis, Jr., Lewis Moore, Bud Collins, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Nine children standing and holding hands on the Dyer Moore lawn]

Description: Photograph of nine children standing, holding hands, on Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, Texas, 1927. Children range in age from three to six years old. Children are identified as, left to right, Dorothy Henry, Hilmar Moore, Antionette Davis, Syd Davis, Jr., Lewis Moore, Bud Collins, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, Virginia Davis. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph from Mr. John Leach's Annual Picnic.]

Description: Photograph from Mr. John Leach's Annual Picnic. Identification on back of photo in ink: Virginia Davis in white hat, Antoinette Davis in dark hat, Sonny Ransom on right front, Mr. John Leach on left front. Photo shows a group of children with an adult driver in a wagon pulled by a white horse. A small white house in left background. Photo is framed by black design.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sixteen children in Dyer Moore yard]

Description: Copy of photograph of sixteen children, taken in Dyer Moore yard, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Children are identified as: top row, kneeling--Tommie Shuford, Teet McDonald, Anida Darst, Helen Jane Farmer, Leila Ransom, Bud Collins, Janice Ransom, Lewis Moore; bottom row, seated--Hilmar Moore, Dorothy Henry, Virginia Davis, Antionette Davis, Syd Davis, Jr., Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Thirteen children on Dyer Moore lawn]

Description: Copy of photograph of thirteen children posing for the camera on Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Children are identified as: top row (left arm in air, right leg to the side)--Anida Darst, Janice Ransom, Helen Jane Farmer, Bud Collins, Tommie Shuford, Teet McDonald, Leila Ransom; bottom row, (seated or kneeling)-- Virginia Davis, Antoinette Davis, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, Lewis Moore, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Train "wreck on G.H. & S.A. near Stafford, Texas"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a train "wreck on G.H. & S.A. near Stafford, Texas Aug 22, 1926." Men working on the train tracks at center of the photo. Overturned boxcars and wheels can be surrounding the tracks. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: August 22, 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Tommie Shuford]

Description: Photograph of Tommie Shuford (as identified on back of photo in blue ink) in foreground (wearing shorts, jacket, print socks) standing in front of a sego palm. In background is the Jane Long Boarding house at 100 South Fourth Street in Richmond, Texas. Back part of the building was the Post Office in 1926 and 1927 faced Morton Street. Shadow of photographer in far right corner. Photo is bordered by black design.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photo of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken from rear along George St.. Church is nearing completion, has ladder leaned up against side of building.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photograph of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken near end of construction in 1925. Taken from George Street, showing front face of building. Priest at the time of construction was Father James Kveton. Building cost $12,000 and seated 250.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men preparing barbeque meal at opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening celebration of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows men preparing the barbeque meal. Meat being grilled over large pit dug in the ground on far right, bottom. Man tending meat on right, also. Piles of burning wood in center. More cooks in background. Man (with camera set-up) seen standing on top of small building and beneath tree on right.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men walking behind automobiles at opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. Photograph shows the back of four automobiles on left. Three men in dark suits walking on right. Roof of building in background. Trees in background and to far left. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo stamped as Fox-Tone Pictures.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Norveil Phillippi standing behind an automobile with two men]

Description: Photographic image of Norveil Phillippi(r), Rosenberg resident, standing behind an automobile with two men. All three men are wearing hat and coveralls. The photograph is taped inside of a black cardboard matte with engraved pattern. Image dimensions are: 5.5 cm X 3.3 cm
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Norveil Phillippi standing in front of automobile with woman]

Description: Photograph of Norveil Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of automobile with woman. There is another man sitting at the steering wheel of the car. Norveil is wearing dark pants, white shirt dark jacket, dark tie, and a wool golf cap. He has his left arm out and on the door of the car. The woman is wearing a dark skirt (shirred in front) with dark long-sleeved blouse that has a wide scalloped collar, and a dark hat. He has her right hand on the door of the car. Her right leg is crossed over her left leg.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum