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[Portrait of an older woman wearing a cape with a brooch at the collar]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing dark clothing. Her dress, with many fabric covered buttons down the center, has a cape with a brooch at the collar. Bottom right corner of photo reads: Winchester, Tenn. Bottom left corner is broken (piece missing) where perhaps the photographer's name was written. Back of photo reads: R.B. Williams, Photographer, Winchester, Tenn.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: photograph of T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas, corner of Morton and 11th St. One story home with scalloped picket fence around the yard. Image is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Birth Certificate for John Malcolm Keenan Jerome Rogers]

Description: Birth Certificate for John Malcolm Keenan Jerome Rogers. Born October 12, 1892 in Galveston. Father Thomas Josiah Rogers, Galveston, (a painting contractor) Jane Theresa Hussey, from Galveston (a house wife. (#4 of 4 documents that were bound together)
Date: October 12, 1892
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Handwritten confirmation note on St. Joseph's Church letterhead]

Description: Hanwritten note on St. Joseph's Church, Houston, Letterhead with seal, stating that John Jerome Rogers was confirmed at St. Joseph's on May 14, 1905. The name Jerome was taken at his confirmation. (#4 of 4 documents that were bound together)
Date: May 14, 1905
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Certificate of birth of Julia Ann Pratt]

Description: certificate of birth of Julia Ann Pratt born January 5, 1895 in Denton TX. Father William Clark Pratt of Kentucky, (Clerk at County Clerk's Office) and Nannie Ann Jones, from Texas (housewife) (#2 of 4 documents that were bound together)
Date: January 5, 1895
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Night R.R. Crew in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard, Night R.R. Crew Rosenberg. Two men standing next to train. Three men sitting on front of train. Bottom of photo has slashes of blank streaks.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A "State of Texas" deed signed by Wm Richter C.D. Barrnet]

Description: A deed signed by Wm Richter C.D. Barrnet of Weimar Lodge No 2001, 1.0.0.F. for the consideration of 10 dollars paid by Thos. J. Rogers and his heirs for a certain parcel or lot of ground, 18x20 feet No 17 situated inside of the enclosure of the Odd Fellows Rest in the vicinity of the town of Weimar. Signed Sept 5 1887
Date: September 5, 1887
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A school in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of a school in Rosenberg, Texas. The school is a two story white wooden building (on right) It is enclosed by a thick, wooden fence. Four girls are sitting on the fence. Two boys are sitting on the sidewalk in front of the fence. Building and a windmill in background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX.]

Description: Photograph of J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX. Brick two story building is marked "1885 J.E. Dyer" along the roofline. Wares (brooms, chairs, trunks, clothes, fabrics) have been brought out onto the sidewalk in front of business. One woman, two boys, and six men are posed in front of the store. African American man standing in cart at left of scene. Man standing immediately left of post is identified as Will Candler. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner is broken off. Two water marks on the mat at top center and top right. Image dimensions: 20.0 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum