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[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. Bottom half of matte is in poor condition. Entire bottom edge is missing, plus bottom corners are broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.169 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baby Orange Grove]

Description: Postcard image of Baby Orange Grove. Rows of young orange trees. Farmhouse in far background. Lower left corner has white stair-shaped blank area.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Baker and Hirsch Store]

Description: Photo mounted on cardboard. Baker and Hirsch Store. Two men behind store counter to left of photo. Four other men in store. Bunch of bananas suspended from a rope in center of photo. Cardboard mount is broken away in several places.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Banana Grove and Train]

Description: Postcard, Banana Grove & R.R. Train in (left) center of photo. Banana trees on both sides of tracks.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Barbeque for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration]

Description: Postcard image of a barbecue for the Rosenberg Bridge celebration, February 20, 1909. Fort Bend County, Texas. Photo of large group of men (few women). Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops and trees in background. Left edge is creased. Ink mark under 1909.
Date: February 20, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis.]

Description: Photograph of Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis (as identified on back in blue ink). Photo was taken outdoors with Belle standing next to J.H.P. who is seated in a wooden chair. Belle is wearing a dark skirt with white shirt; she has her hair pulled up in a bun at the crown of her head. J.H.P. is wearing a three-piece suit and hat. Grass in foreground and shrubbery in background. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has stains across it. Stamped on back of photo: Aug 15 1904 No.____ Photo By M.K. MITCHELL. Franklin, Ky. Image dimensions: 12 cm X 17.1 cm.
Date: 1904
Creator: Mitchell, M.K.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house in Rosenberg, Texas. House was built by James Alley and then later sold to McCabe. This house was also later purchased by Ben Meyer. Two story white house with columned porch on north west corner of home. Man sitting on bench on front porch. West upper story area near windows has four diamond shapes painted in it. Diamond shape also on rounded rooftop of porch. White picket fence around home.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house (later McCabe home) on Houston Street in Rosenberg, Texas. This home was later purchased by Ben Meyer. Northeast corner of house is seen on left of photo. Dark colored roof top, white, wooden house. Diamond shapes painted in several places of upper story. White two story home in center of photo. Another white house on right. Street in foreground. Photo has blank (white) rectangle in top right corner.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex. 4., E. W. Cumins Drugs, Mrs. Dawson & Ella and May 14, 1907 in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Charles E. Myers in ink. White or blank area at bottom of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Black metal covered manual typewriter]

Description: (a) Manual typewriter. Black metal. (b) case cover-black metal with wooden handle. (c) white cloth cover with green stitching. (d) case bottom - wood with metal rod to hold top on.
Date: 1906
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Bottling works]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a bottling works where whiskey was shipped. The interior shows broken bottles and boxes said to be smashed by Carry Nation. Boxes read: Exquisite Bottling Works Junction City, KS. Bar to right of photo. Heater or oven to right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions below are of copy.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A boy and his dogs in front of the Moore Home c. 1905-1910.]

Description: Photograph of a boy and his dogs in front of the Moore Home. Ca. 1905-1910. The boy, wearing dark pants, white shirt, bow tie, and hat, is standing to the left of photo. He has his left and raised. One dog is in center of photo. The other dog is partially obscured by the dog in center. The Moore house, in the background, is a two story wooden home. In center is a circular porch with columns.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Boy walking down a crowded street in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. Horse and buggy in the middle of the street. A boy walking (away from camera) in foreground. Board and Rooms business on left and Real Estate business on right of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos Brick and Drain-Tile. Tile Works building in background. Train tracks run from foreground to background. Cow seen grazing near tracks to left of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River, Rosenberg. Bridge to the left of photo. Fence line along left, also.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Carloads of Sweetness", train cars full of sugarcane]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Carloads of Sweetness, train cars full of sugarcane, four women standing in one car; 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Addressed to Miss Ellie M. Carpenter, 2203 Muary St. Houston Texas, signed W.G.S., contains a short message in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old.
Date: July 4, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum