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[Busy Main Street in downtown Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic postcard Main Street Rosenberg, showing downtown. Cars are parked along street, and people are crossing at intersection. Pharmacy is visible on rear right corner of intersection.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cars attempting to travel through flooded roads]

Description: Photograph of cars attempting to travel through flooded roads during the flood of 1932 in Fort Bend County. Partial view of a man standing on the right side of his car (light colored body and dark top). He is wearing a light colored hat and is facing camera. Photo has black design around print. There is a brown stain (forms a straight line in some areas) from bottom left corner to top, center. 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 ??. Photo has folded top left corner and crease at right.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. c. 1930.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. ca. 1930. Mr. Moore is standing on the bottom step to entrance of his ranch house in Orchard, Texas. He is wearing a suit with white shirt and bow tie. He has wire-framed glasses and has on a hat. Full length photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton Bowl, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Cotton Bowl from the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Stadium filled with people. People standing in row formations on the field. There is also a stage area set up behind them with red, white, and blue banners. Large building in background.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of trees]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in yard or park. Miller is wearing a light colored dress with (darker colored) hat and purse. There is a small tree to the right and three trees in the background. A house in distant left and a wooden building in distant right. Photograph has black trim on the right and left side of photograph (the trim may have been cut from top and bottom). Written on back in pencil: Miss Emma Phillippi Rosenberg, Texas. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi Miller standing on the beach in Galveston, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing on beach at Galveston, TX in 1937. Miller is wearing a dark skirt suit with hat and purse. A covered pier leading to a building (with pagoda topped entry) is seen in the background.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX. Phillippi is wearing a dark jacket and skirt, dark shoes, hat, and she is holding a dark colored purse in her right hand. She is standing on the first step leading to the entrance of the building. A sign near the door reads: OPEN 8-5.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Erastus Deaf Smith]

Description: Front - black and white drawing of Erastus Deaf Smith wearing a jacket and tie. Shadows behind him. Back - worn around edge of picture plain brown paper covers all backside of the frame and picture backing.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Esplanade and State Building]

Description: Photograph of the esplanade and the State Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Center of photo shows a long, narrow body of water. Two women are sitting on a bench in right foreground. Flags flying in background. Buildings on right and left.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Esplanade Exhibit buildings]

Description: Photograph of the Esplanade and the Exhibit buildings taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Foreground shows several boxed in areas of landscaping. Background shows tops of several tall buildings.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Federal Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Federal Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Brick building has a tall rectangular shaped tower on the north of the building. American flags on right and left of tower. Flag in right background (may be Texas).
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas. The Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary 1839-1939. Choir dressed in white robes to center of photo. Small bare shrub in bottom, right corner. Sidewalks in foreground. Church in left background. Large tree in right background. Two-story, white wooden building in center background. Photo is creased in center and has ragged top edge. Gray spots to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary, 1839-1939, in Richmond, Texas. Choir in white robes to right of photo. Young man in suit with right hand in pocket to far left. Church in left background. Two-story white, wooden building on right background. Photo has crease in top right corner. White spots at bottom, gray spots at op, right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Flood of 1932]

Description: Postcard image taken during flood of 1932 with written title of "Island Lake". Automobile in background. Trees to right and left of background.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ford Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Ford Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Ford Building has a huge sign proclaiming it "FORD" directly above the five sets of double doors at the front entrance. Multi-story brick building, has two American flags flying on tall flagpoles on either side of the front entrance. Tree on far right of building.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[General Motors Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the General Motors Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building with five arches that lead to the front entrances of the building. Above building entrance is a large "GM". American flag to the left of the front entrances and partial view of another American flag on far left of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Group portrait of St. Theresa (Czech) Lodge]

Description: Group portrait of St. Theresa (Czech) Lodge with Catholic priest in front of Rosenberg Lodge Hall, ca. 1935. Members of group who are identified on the back in pencil are: Mrs. Amelia Hrncir, Julia Perietz, Clara Maresh, Mrs. Matina, Annie Perietz, Lillie Maresh, Marie Matina, Celia Perietz. The priest is standing next to the third row on far right of photograph. White wooden building in background. Top of a flag in back row, left. Two girls are holding a banner on right, front row. Writing in Czech at bottom of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore, around the age of nine]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hilmar Moore as a boy (about 9), ca. 1931. Moore is wearing a white shirt with sailor collar. Photographer's mark at lower right of image, "Bachrach" (San Antonio)
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore as young adult]

Description: Photo of Hilmar Moore as young adult, ca. 1938. Moore is wearing a dark suit coat, white shirt, dark necktie. Photographer's mark to bottom right of photo, "Paralta Studio, Texas." Image size: 18 cm x 24 cm
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum