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[Dedication of Brazos River Bridge at Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photograph of dedication of Brazos River Bridge at Rosenberg, early 1920s. Group of propel standing across bridge. Image is labeled by photographer, "Brazos at Rosenberg, Tex., Schlueter, Houston.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, TX, drug store to the left]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, late 1950s. View along 3rd St at Ave. H. Schaffer Drug Store on left corner. Cole Theatre Marquee seen further down the Street. Sears can be seen on the right side of the street.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, TX, First National Bank to the left]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, late 1950s. View along 3rd Stat Ave. G. First National Bank is on left corner, Duke and Ayers is at right. Boring's Dollar Store in center. Far background is White's Hardware Store. Blue car on far right.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, lumber and tools to the left]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, June 3, 1957. Contractor was Bell Construction. Foundation work. A man wearing light colored pants, dark shirt, gloves, and hat is walking across the new foundation. Another man to left of foundation is wearing a hardhat with light colored shirt. Partial view of man with straw hat (dark band) on far right. Man (back of) in a trench next to the new foundation on the right.
Date: June 3, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall construction out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.013 Partial view of an automobile in lower right. There is a man wearing a white shirt and hat walking away from the camera to the right on the other side of a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall constructed out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.014 Front portion of an automobile is visible in the right bottom corner. To left, a man wearing a dark shirt and hard hat (facing camera) can be seen standing behind a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown and Judge G.P. Hardy]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (r) and Judge G.P. Hardy (l) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. Judge Hardy, who has eyeglasses, is wearing a blue suit with white pin stripe. Brown is wearing a navy blue suit. Judge Hardy's bench is in the background. Chalkboard to top right corner. Bottom of photo in ink reads: Sidney Brown.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown with his right hand raised in the air]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (center) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. G.P. Hardy is at back left. Judge Brown has his right hand raised in the air. Judge Hardy is seated at his bench to the left of the photograph. Partial view of a man in bottom right corner. Railing with brief case in front of and behind it in foreground.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mr. And Mrs. A.P. George]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Mr. And Mrs. A.P. George. They are seated facing each other in wooden chairs. Mr. George is wearing wire rimmed glasses, a striped suit, white shirt, and a dark print tie. Mrs. George, also wearing wire framed glasses, is wearing a black dress with a square neckline. She has a white lace pin on her left shoulder. There is a large, sprawling oak tree in the background; below the tree is a birdbath.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[photograph of I.H. Kempner, Jr. sent to Sarah Thompson in November of 1953]

Description: Photograph of I.H. "Herbert" Kempner Jr. sent to Sarah Thompson in November of 1953 by Imperial Sugar Company president. The portrait is mounted on a tan matte which reads: George Maniatia 45 West 57th Street, N.Y. The photograph is encased in a tan folder with the same photographer name on front. Photograph shows I.H. Kempner Jr. seated in a wooden chair (Photo ends at hips). Kempner Jr. is wearing a suit (with stripe pattern) white shirt, and tie with diamond shapes of multi colors. He has thin, dark hair and has his hands folded across his lap. Image dimensions are: 18.4 cm X 24.3 cm
Date: November 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Josephine M. Reyes at an elementary playground]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Josephine M. Reyes taken at the elementary playground in Sugar Land, Texas in 1951. Reyes is sitting on the back of her heels and has her left hand on a pipe (probably a leg of a swing set) and she is wearing a dark dress with white trim at neckline and down front of dress. She has her dark hair pulled back. Swings in background, right. Trees in background to left and right. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Manuel Reyes, Jr. leaning on a tree]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Manuel Reyes, Jr., an Imperial Sugar employee taken in 1951. Reyes is wearing light colored pants, white shirt, and light colored hat. He is standing next to a tree and has his left hand on a branch of the tree. His right hand is on his hip. There is a tin building on the left side of the photograph. A fence can be seen on the right in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Manuel Reyes, Jr. sitting on cement]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Manuel Reyes, Jr. sitting on a the edge of a cement structure. He is wearing a light colored pants, white shirt, and light colored hat. He has his left knee bent and over the edge of the cement edge. His arms are folded and in his lap. The three children playing behind him are identified as: Manuel Reyes III, Mary Jane Reyes, and Raymond Reyes. A wooden bridge can be seen in background to the left and buildings, including the Imperial Sugar Plant, in background on right. The photograph was taken in Sugar Land, Texas in 1951. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of three children in front of a pasture]

Description: Photograph (copy) of three children in front of a pasture. The children are identified as: Manuel Reyes III, Alex Garcia and Raymond Reyes. A fence post can be seen just to the right of the group. A tin barn is in the left background. Wooden bridge on right. Other buildings in background. Photograph was taken in Sugar Land , Texas in 1951. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of three children standing by a "Meat Market" sign]

Description: Photograph (copy) of three children standing on the northeast corner of a Meat Market building taken in Sugar Land in 1951. The three children are identified as Manuel Reyes III, Raymond Reyes, and Mary Jane Reyes. Mary is dressed in a light colored dress with white trim at short sleeve ends, collar and on pocket fronts. She has white socks and dark shoes. Manuel and Raymond are wearing matching outfits of light colored pants and plaid shirts. The front of an automobile can be seen on the far right of the photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum