Fort Bend Museum Collection - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[J.H.P. Davis House]

Description: Photo of the J.H.P. Davis House, 1009 Main, Richmond. Pictured 3-16-1962, when is served at nurses home for Polly Ryon Hospital. House is painted all white, remains of green house at lower right.
Date: March 16, 1962
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A young man with dark hair]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of a young man with dark hair, wearing dark shoes, stockings, and pants. He has a white shirt with dark scarf tied in a bow at his neck. He has his right leg crossed over his left. His left hand is resting on a wicker chair. Bottom of cardboard reads: C. O. Lorenze, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The City Café and Meat Market in Needville, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the City Café and Meat Market in Needville, Texas. Meat Market is a small wooden building to right of photo. Man in walking in front of it. Another wooden building sits to the right of the meat market and a brick building sits to its left. Buggy wheel partially visible to far right of photo. Black backing (from photo album) is partially stuck to back of photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

Description: Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ellen McGaw Baker.]

Description: Photograph (oval mounted on cardboard) of Ellen McGaw Baker. Photo of woman in dark dress with white collar. Back of photo gives family history in pen: Ellen McGaw Baker, born-11/23/1848, died-10/23/1886; George Craven Baker. Children: John Hiram Baker, George Cleveland Baker, Lydia Eliza Baker Hirsch, ? Amanda Baker Moers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Ashley Davis family.]

Description: Photograph of the Ashley Davis family. From left to right as identified on the back of photo in pen: Mrs. Annie Davis Quinn, Dr. John Rich,( Annie's son) Max, Mr. And Mrs. Ashley Davis, Miss Bond, and Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis). The children in the foreground (one on a rocking horse and the other in standing behind a wagon) are Ashley Davis Rich and Marshall Howard Rich, sons of Dr. John and Mary Davis Rich. Photo has family history written in blue ink on back of photo. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has six adults and three children in foreground. One-story wooden house in background. Tree branches in top, left corner. Cardboard is ripped in top and bottom, right corners. Large crack in bottom, left corner and small broken area on top, left corner. White areas across middle and top center. Portion of photo is peeled away to left of photo.
Date: 1898
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[(Oval) Photograph of a young man.]

Description: (Oval) Photograph mounted on cardboard mat. Photograph of young man (with mustache) wearing dark jacket with vest and white shirt. Mat has several stains across it. Back of photo in blue ink: James Ashley Davis from Cleburne, Alabama. Came to Texas as a baby. Married Rosanna Holloman from North Carolina in 1873.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mrs. Matthew (Florence B.) Moore Newell.]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Matthew (Florence B.) Moore Newell. Woman wearing a white dress with ruffles at the bottom and ruffled stand-up collar. She is seated and has her hands clasped across her knee. Background has tassels hanging from fabric backdrop to the right of photo. Photo has blue ink identification written on back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Old worn photo of the J.E. Dyer home.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of the J.E. Dyer home. Two and a half story wood home with shutters. Two women are standing on porch. Woman on left is identified as Mrs. J. E. Dyer (written in ink on back of photo). Woman also seen in upper story window, to left. White picket fence in foreground. Small boy sitting on pillar to gate at far right. Cardboard is torn on bottom right and top left (pieces missing) and well-worn on bottom left and top right.
Date: unknown
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
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore, Jr. Family in the Moore home]

Description: Photographic portrait of John Moore, Jr. Family, taken in parlor of Moore home, ca. 1947. Pictured left to right: John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Charlien Martin (age 7), Edwina (Mrs. John II) Moore, Philip Moore (age 1), John Moore, Jr., Hallie Kellie Peareson (Mrs. Hilmar) Moore, Himar Moore, Dorothea Moore (age 3), Marie Bachman Guenther.
Date: 1947
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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. View of the teller booths.]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. T.A. Wessendorff is standing in teller's booth at the left edge of the image. Bundled wheat shafts is hung to the right of the cashier window. Floor is tiled in snowflake or flower pattern. Cuspidors on the floor at left and next to table at right. There is a 1.5 x 1.5 cm piece missing from the photograph located along the top edge 6.5 cm from the left corner. Surface damage--maybe bugs? Damaged areas have been filled in with pencil.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.P. George as a young man.]

Description: Photograph of A.P. George as a young man. He is wearing a dark colored three piece suit with white shirt and light colored bow tie. He has his hair parted on his left side. He is facing his right. "A.P. George" written in pencil on front and in pen on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with gold trim. Gold design above name of photographer: C.O. Loreznz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum