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[First cotton gin (built in 1906)]

Description: Postcard image of the first cotton gin in Rosenberg (built in 1906) during its 1907-08 ginning season. Man standing in foreground. Two men in wagon. Man standing on platform of gin. Bales of cotton on platforms. Two horses grazing on right. Mule wagon on right.
Date: 1906
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dora Alley]

Description: Postcard image of Dora Alley on the porch of her home at the corner of Houston Street and Avenue J in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Woman is sitting on the porch rail and leaning against a porch column.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Main Street and the railroad yards in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard with images of Main Street and the railroad yards in Rosenberg, Texas. Top photo of Main Street shows a restaurant on left. Horse and wagon in center of street. Utility poles on right of street. Bottom photo of railroad yards shows engine in full steam to left. Cotton platform to right. Top of banana tree in foreground.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas. Banner states "The Gold Standard". Large group of men standing in front of saloon, below balcony of two story, wood building. Part of tree on far left. A lands and loan company building is to right with American flags (2) flying from porch columns. Crease runs from bottom left corner to top middle of photo.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Express Depot]

Description: Postcard image of the Express Depot. Cart is loaded with silver bullion from Mexico. Carts lined up next to the tracks. Men are standing in front of the carts. Water tower and depot in background, partially obscured by the carts.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Stucco building with stained glass windows and two crosses on top. Bell tower on northeast corner of church. Statue in an alcove to top left of church front wall. Woman in white dress in foreground. Large trees to right of photo.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum