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[The First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas. The Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary 1839-1939. Choir dressed in white robes to center of photo. Small bare shrub in bottom, right corner. Sidewalks in foreground. Church in left background. Large tree in right background. Two-story, white wooden building in center background. Photo is creased in center and has ragged top edge. Gray spots to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary, 1839-1939, in Richmond, Texas. Choir in white robes to right of photo. Young man in suit with right hand in pocket to far left. Church in left background. Two-story white, wooden building on right background. Photo has crease in top right corner. White spots at bottom, gray spots at op, right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker, 1939]

Description: Photograph of a Jaybird Marker. Marker dedicated to memory of H.H. Frost. Free-standing cement monument with large round columns on right and left. Shrubbery in front of marker. Dark areas in top right and bottom left of photo. Photograph has black design bordering it. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker enclosed by shrubbery]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird Marker. Monument is a tall, pointed, free-standing cement monument enclosed by shrubbery. Tall trees in background. Flatbed automobiles partially seen in foreground. Black area in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Photograph is bordered by a black design. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird marker. View of the names on the marker.]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird marker. Close-up view allows top few lines to be read as: H.H. FROST. L.E. GIBSON. J.M. SHAMBLIN. Dark areas in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Black design borders photograph. Written in ink on bottom of photo: 1959. Stamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church.]

Description: Photograph of the observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas. As stated on back in green ink (and blue) the church was founded in 1839 (January 22) and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1939.Goup of people standing in church yard (including choir dressed in white robe tops to center of photo). Small bare shrub in right corner of photo. Church to left background. White two-story building in far background and large tree to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The oldest house in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the "oldest house in Richmond, Texas; the Jane Long Boarding House" as written on back of photograph in ink and pencil. Photograph is of a two story wooden house (in fair condition) with a front porch and balcony with rail of unusual design. Tree on right obscures part of house. Tree on right of photo, also. Dark areas on top right, bottom left, and (small) top right portions of photograph. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore as young adult]

Description: Photo of Hilmar Moore as young adult, ca. 1938. Moore is wearing a dark suit coat, white shirt, dark necktie. Photographer's mark to bottom right of photo, "Paralta Studio, Texas." Image size: 18 cm x 24 cm
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Pickard and Huggins Drugstore]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Pickard and Huggins Drugstore. Man standing behind the cigar counter (glass case) showing a box of cigars to another man. Telephone pay station on left. Photograph is bordered by a black pattern. Back of photo in ink: PJ Parrott Miller. Stamped in black on back: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected July 1938.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ruby Lois Wendt and Marilyn Nichols]

Description: Photographic print of Ruby Lois Wendt and Marilyn Nichols, 1938. Ruby is wearing a striped button up short sleeve blouse with matching shorts. She is seated on a large rock. Marilyn is wearing a white button up blouse with matching shorts. She is leaning against a large tree in the background. River and trees in the background.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Underpass at Highway 36]

Description: Photograph of the underpass at highway 36. Intersection of highway 90 and 36. Highway in foreground; underpass on right in background. Images are mown into the grass to the left of the underpass. Image is of a "90" followed by a "star in a circle" and "36". Two buildings can be seen in the background. Photo is bordered by a black design. Stamped in black on back: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected July 1938.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi Miller standing on the beach in Galveston, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing on beach at Galveston, TX in 1937. Miller is wearing a dark skirt suit with hat and purse. A covered pier leading to a building (with pagoda topped entry) is seen in the background.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX. Phillippi is wearing a dark jacket and skirt, dark shoes, hat, and she is holding a dark colored purse in her right hand. She is standing on the first step leading to the entrance of the building. A sign near the door reads: OPEN 8-5.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church at Avenue H and 6th Streets in Rosenberg, Texas. Taken in 1937. The grotto is a rock formation with an opening that has an altar inside. A statue of the Blessed Mary can be seen in an alcove to the top right of the grotto. The grotto is covered with greenery and surrounded by it also. Small wooden building with lattice in front of it on far right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wooden shipping box]

Description: Wooden shipping box for "Kelly Perfect Axes, Kelly Axe & Tool Works of the American Fork & How Co. Charleston, W.Va., USA." (preceding text printed on side of box) Box contained "4 to 5 Dayton Pattern No. 2 hdls Red Tip Thin Blade," according to text printed on bottom of the box. 10-19-1937 imprinted on one end of the box. Water stains evident on wood.
Date: 1937
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Administration Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Administration Building taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Arch of building has a statue in center. In front of the statue is a water fountain surrounded by three flags. An American flag is flying in the left of the photo; there is a tree on right.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Agriculture Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multi-story brick building with entrance that faces east. Entrance has four square columns that lead to the front doors. Sign to far left reads: BUS STOP.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum