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[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

[Old Fort Bend County Courthouse.]

Description: Photograph (not the original) of the Old Fort Bend County Courthouse where "Jaybirds and Woodpeckers fought in front of it in 1889." Photo has people on front steps, people on second story balcony, and a man on the roof top. A woman in a black dress can be seen to far, bottom, right of photo. Ink written numbers on bottom.
Date: 1889
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the Baker and Hirsch Store, Richmond, Texas. Photo is mounted on cardboard. Photo has people on right, and horses and buggies on left. Train tracks in foreground. The store in the background is a one-story wood building. Photo has many stained spots across it. It top left corner there is a blank area. Cardboard mat has tear in top right corner (piece missing). Ink writing across bottom of mat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore (Mrs. Hilmar Moore) and sons, Hilmar and Philip, 1949. Peareson is seated at a desk with Hilmar (age 2) sitting on the desk wearing a white jumper and Philip (Age 4) standing in front of her wearing a white shorts set. Photographer's mark, "S.L. Poor 1949"
Date: 1949
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore as a toddler]

Description: Photograph of Hilmar Moore as a toddler, 1922. Moore has dark, curly hair and is wearing a light colored jumper with round white collar, white sleeve cuffs, white front placket. He is seated on a footstool. Photographer's mark at lower right of image, "C. Fullerton 1922."
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[School class, two boys standing to the sides of the picture]

Description: Photograph of school class. Photograph is mounted on a white mat. Mat is broken on top, right; bottom left and bottom right corners Students are identified as follows: Young man standing on left side of picture is Tom Jones; standing on the right is Howard Cummings. First row: Roy Dyer, Tom Peareson, Miss Josie Robinson, Capt. McNeeley, Mrs. J.S. McEachin, Ed Winston, Bertrand McCloy. Second row: Unknown, Henry Randle, Pearle Randle, Winnie McGee, Willeen Groce, Zoe Ryan, Lillian Cornet, Alma Ryan, Nellie Ferris. Third row: Tillie Rheinbolt, Maude Caniff, Effie Ogilby, Fay Dunlevy, Zilla Wheat, Helen Somerville, Mattie McElwee, Oscar Cummings. Fourth row: Arthur Tracy, Homer Darst, Pll Wheat, George Wheat, Bill Jones.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Dyer Home and family, Morton St, Richmond, TX.]

Description: Photo of J.T. Dyer Home and family, Morton St, Richmond, TX. Two story Victorian home with white picket fence around yard. Four lightning rods on top of house. Windmill and cistern in back of house at right. Horse-drawn surrey driven by African American man in left foreground. Group of three people--blond white child on a pony, African American boy, white man I(J.T. Dyer) in dark suit and hat--in right foreground. Boy on upper porch and heavy woman sitting on windowsill on second story. Photo is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 12.3 cm
Date: 1895
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[County jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood.]

Description: Photograph of county jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood from the top of the courthouse. Photo is marked on the image, "County Jail, July 7, 1899, No. 8" Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground, nearly submerged in the floodwater. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has allover foxing and several water stains.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Third Street, North, Rosenberg, Texas

Description: Photograph of Third Street, North, Rosenberg, Texas. House on far left. Tin building with Whisler as part of sign on the side. The next brick building is the City Drug Store, followed by the City Bakery. On right sidewalk two men are walking in the background
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank. Photo of Tom A. Wessendorff and J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank in Richmond, Texas, taken Oct. 8, 1902. Men in photo are identified on back as Tom A. Wessendorff (left) and J.H.P. Davis (right). Penn Mutual Calendar on the wall identifies the date. Wessendorff is standing with his right elbow on a banker's table and left hand on a desk. Davis is seated on a stool in front of the desk. Door to the vault is behind Davis. Image is faded and yellow. Mounted on tan cardboard matte with decorative embossed outer border (1.8 cm w). Upper right and left corners of the matte are bent but not broken off. Image dimensions: 15.8 cm x 10.1 cm
Date: 1902
Partner: Fort Bend Museum