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[Amuel See's Farm]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "A. See Farm" as written in white across the bottom of photo. Amuel See's farm was located about 6 miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back of photo). Picture shows a large group of young people picking cotton in a cotton field. The cotton sacks are visibly hanging from shoulder to waist and then to the side or behind them (not everyone has a cotton sack, the very young children, of course, do not have one). Most of the members of the group are wearing straw hats. The third man from right is holding a toddler. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amuel See's Farm Six Mile]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a "Scene at Amuel See's Farm Six Mile" as written in white on front of photo. Farm was located about six miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back). Three dark horses (ropes held by young children). Three young children, two girls dressed in white knee length dresses and one boy in dark short pant set, and an infant (far right) in white with white cap are all in a pasture. Partial view of another young man dressed in short pants, and holding reins of horse. Black and white dog (lying down) in the pasture in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Andrew Briscoe Home]

Description: Photo of the Andrew Briscoe Home, Foster Community (Briscoe Ranch). White two story house.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Anton Wessendorff.]

Description: Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]

Description: Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Arthur P. Parrott]

Description: Postcard image of Arthur P. Parrott (wearing white shirt and tie with dark pants) standing in front of the prescription counter at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Back of photo in pen: Prescription Stand at Pickard & Huggins Rosenberg. BJ Parrott Miller, Negative on File. Typed: Picture of Arthur P. Parrott
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Arthur Parrott at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store]

Description: Photo of Arthur Parrott at the prescription counter of Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Man wearing white shirt with tie and dark colored slacks standing in front of drug counter. Shelves lined with drug bottles in background. Photo is creased lower middle and left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]

Description: Copy of photograph of automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign, covered with ice, Rosenberg. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Ice covered car at Rosenberg, Tex., Dec. 20, 24." Identified on back of 4 x 6 as Mr. H.E. Boring Sr.'s Candy Shop.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]

Description: Photograph of automobiles attempting to cross flooded road during the 1932 flood in Fort Bend County. Far right of photo is a man standing on the running board of automobile. He has his left hand on car. He is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat, and he is facing the camera. Photo has black design bordering print. There is a torn area at bottom left (missing piece). Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Automobiles on the Richmond Ferry across the Brazos River]

Description: Photographic copy of the "FERRY, RICHMOND, 1922" as type-written across the top of the photograph. The Richmond Ferry crosses the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. Four automobiles can be seen parked on the ferry. Man on left of ferry is sitting on the rail. One woman is seated in front car and a man is leaning inside of the car window. Another man is standing near post on far right of ferry. Railroad bridge in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas. Brick two-story business Gray and Son on left. Man on horse in middle of street. Buggy in foreground on street and next to left side. Rosenberg State Bank brick building on right.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Avenue G Rosenberg, Texas"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "Avenue G Rosenberg, Texas" as written on the bottom of photograph in white. This photograph was taken on the corner of Third Street looking east. Circa: 1920's. There is a large crowd of people gathered at a business on the corner (far right of photo). Two men are in the center of Avenue G, walking toward the busy business on the right. Automobiles are parked on either side of the street, and one automobile can be seen in the distance at end of street. Tree on far left of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.]

Description: Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old. Writing on reverse of image dates photo to 1885 or 1886. 3/4 body portrait cuts off just below knees. Wessendorff is pictured in a dark 3-piece suit with woven check pattern. His right hand is resting on the back of a fringed chair.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager.]

Description: Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager. Wessendorff is wearing a dark suit jacket and vest, pinstriped necktie, and white high-collar shirt. Mounted on tan cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Date: 1888
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Home, 11th at Jackson, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the T.B. Wessendorff Home, 11th at Jackson, Richmond, Texas. White, wooden, two and a half story house. Has porch at corner of house (facing camera) with two separate stairways. Sawhorse in front yard. Small, dark building to far right of photo shows partial frame to a doorway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Lizzie Wessendorff, etc.]

Description: Photograph of T.B. Wessendorff, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Lizzie Wessendorff (baby), Walter Jones (boy) posed at left with Jersey cow; Two unidentified African American men are holding the leads of two dark horses at center and right of photograph. Subjects are standing in a fenced yard with house visible at left and barns or sheds visible in the background and on the right. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image and matte are severely damaged. Horizontal break through center of image was repaired with masking tape before museum acquisition. Vertical crack extends from bottom edge up to horizontal crack between Walter Jones and the African American man at center. Water marks around all four edges of the matte. Pieces of matte missing at bottom corners and along left edge. Identification on reverse of picture in blue and black pen.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company. People in front of the store.]

Description: Photographic print of T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company and Undertakers Supplies, Richmond, TX., ca. 1895. Print is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Store is a one story wood frame building with porch across front. Wagon load of lumber with three African American men sitting on top is parked in front of the store to the left. Horse and buggy with 2 white children in buggy and African American boy standing with the horse is parked to the right of the building. Identification of people is written in black pen on the back of the photo as follows: "T.B. Wessendorff in white shirt by door; Baby in doorway probably Marguerite Wesendorff; Jennie Jones Wessendorff in front of window; Lizzie Wessendorff in white dress on right side of porch; Jennetta Wessendorff in phaeton (buggy)." Photograph and matte have four black ink spots. All four corners of matte are broken off as of 3/2000.
Date: 1895~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Matte is in poor condition. Upper left corner is missing all the way up to the image surface, upper right corner is missing, plus bottom left corner is also broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.143 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum