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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

[The interior of the Post Office Grocery.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Post Office Grocery. Standing in the store are five men identified from left to right as: Ben Garcia, Frank Walenta, E. W. Luksa, Sam Epstein, Vince Nesvadba. Wooden shelves can be seen on the left wall with bins of items toward bottom. A table of goods sits on the left with baskets of produce in front of it. A sack of flour is on the floor in the far left corner of photo. The back of the store has a sign that reads: Post Office Cash Grocery. A counter with a scale in the middle is also on the back area. To the right are more shelves with stacked cans of goods. A glass counter with candies is to the bottom right corner of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Sally Ruth Preddy, Rural Route A, Lubbock, Texas"]

Description: Photograph of "Sally Ruth Preddy, Rural Route A, Lubbock, Texas, 2/18/1928." Preddy is sitting on a pile of rocks holding a hat decorated with pompoms. Included with Phillippi photographs--may have been sent to a family member as a token of friendship. Trees in background. A bench in front of a tree to the right. Back and bottom front of photograph identifies Preddy in ink.
Date: February 18, 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Marie Bachman Guenther]

Description: Photographic portrait of Marie Bachman Guenther. Part of a series taken by Bachrach Studios in San Antonio in 1928. Image is oval cropped. Guenther is wearing a dark dress with large white lace collar and cameo pin. She has gray wavy hair and wire frame glasses.
Date: 1928
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

[Young priest or an altar server (acolyte)]

Description: Photograph of a young priest or an altar server (acolyte). He has dark rimmed glasses and is dressed in a dark robe with the white full sleeved over jacket. He is holding a book and is standing in front of a dark painted door. Back of photo reads: F. Hamilton ? , Eagle Lake 8/15/27.
Date: August 15, 1927
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

[Old house in county]

Description: Photograph is a copy of an "old house in county" as identified in back in type. Photo shows a one-story wooden (not painted) house with porch on northwest corner of house (ca. 1927).Gate to right of photo. Small tree in foreground. Scanned image is of copy.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[One story wood house with front porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a one story wood house with front porch that has brick supports. House has wooden gate that leads to the front steps. Wire/wood fence around house. Scanned image is of the copy.
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

[Unidentified man standing next to an automobile, a Model A Ford]

Description: Photographic image of unidentified man standing next to a Model A Ford. The man is wearing slacks, a hooded sweatshirt and a hat. He has his elbow resting in the window of the automobile. Trees in background. The photograph is bordered by black trim. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: Guaranteed Fox-Tone This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton.
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