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[Norveil Phillippi standing in front of automobile with woman]

Description: Photograph of Norveil Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of automobile with woman. There is another man sitting at the steering wheel of the car. Norveil is wearing dark pants, white shirt dark jacket, dark tie, and a wool golf cap. He has his left arm out and on the door of the car. The woman is wearing a dark skirt (shirred in front) with dark long-sleeved blouse that has a wide scalloped collar, and a dark hat. He has her right hand on the door of the car. Her right leg is crossed over her left leg.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Old house in county]

Description: Photograph is a copy of an "old house in county" as identified in back in type. Photo shows a one-story wooden (not painted) house with porch on northwest corner of house (ca. 1927).Gate to right of photo. Small tree in foreground. Scanned image is of copy.
Date: 1927
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Old Rosenberg School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the old Rosenberg School. Bottom of photo in white reads: "Grade Sch Rosenberg, Tex Dec. 16, 1920." The entire student body was grouped together for this photograph. The three story brick school building can be seen in the distance. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: December 16, 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, H.E. Mitchell]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Back of photo in ink identifies man in white suit as H.E. Mitchell. Mitchell is standing next to a woman holding a paper parasol. The woman is wearing a dark hat, blouse with dark trim at neckline, a knee-length skirt and has a long scarf with fringe around her neck. Other men are standing to right and left of Mitchell. Photo has black design around print. Back of photo: Fox-Tone Picture. Bottom of photo has black dots and some white, fading.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, people walking by the bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Two men and one woman (all wearing hats) walking toward bridge. Bridge is in background with people standing on it. Tree in far right background. Large crowd of people under and near bridge. Photo has black design that borders print. Photograph is bend in bottom right corner.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Palm trees in front of the Rosenberg Depot]

Description: Postcard image of the Rosenberg Depot. The depot is a one story stucco building with sign "ROSENBERG" on the top, front of building. Converging sidewalks can be seen leading to and around the depot. A row of small palm trees is on either side of sidewalk. Top of shrubs in foreground. Water tower in left background. Front of photo in white handwritting: "Beautiful Spot In Rosenberg, Texas".
Date: 1924
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photo of Sugar Land teachers taken in front of a tree and buildings]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of Sugar Land teachers taken in 1920-21.The women in the photograph are identified as: Gertrude Seal and Ruth Barker. Man on left is wearing a dark suit with dark tie and hat; woman next to him is wearing a plaid (light colors) dress; third man is wearing a dark three-piece suit with a light colored hat; and the woman on right is wearing a dark dress with white trim around the sleeves. Large tree trunk in left background; buildings in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1921
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph from Mr. John Leach's Annual Picnic.]

Description: Photograph from Mr. John Leach's Annual Picnic. Identification on back of photo in ink: Virginia Davis in white hat, Antoinette Davis in dark hat, Sonny Ransom on right front, Mr. John Leach on left front. Photo shows a group of children with an adult driver in a wagon pulled by a white horse. A small white house in left background. Photo is framed by black design.
Date: 1927
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of a Sugar Land School PTA invitation]

Description: Photograph (copy) of PTA of Sugar Land School's invitation to the teachers. The invitation reads: "You are cordially invited to attend an informal reception by the Parent-Teachers Association at the High School Auditorium, Thursday, September 23, 3:30 o'clock, given in honor of the Mothers and Teachers of the community. (signed) Parent-Teachers Association, Sugar Land Public Schools. - TO THE TEACHER Oh, quick to feel the lightest touch Of beauty or of truth, Rich in the thoughtfulness of age, The hopefulness of youth, The courage of the gentle heart, The wisdom of the pure, The strength of finely tempered souls To labor and endure! - An adaptation." 1920-1921. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of a young boy leaning on a baseball bat]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a young boy leaning on a baseball bat. He is identified as the son of R. B. Little (probably William A. Little) of Sugar Land. Little is wearing dark knickers with dark colored stockings. He has a white, long sleeved shirt with the sleeves rolled up at the elbows. He is wearing a golf hat. Buildings and trees in the background. Photograph was taken in 1920-21 in Sugar Land, Texas. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1921
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson in a black dress]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson, a Sugar Land teacher, taken in 1920-21. Johnson is wearing a black satin long sleeved blouse with a matching skirt that has flaps along the sides. A corsage can be seen pinned on her left hip. She is wearing a black hat, black stockings, and black shoes. She is standing in front of a wooden building (a screen door to the left).
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson on a tennis court.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson, a teacher at Sugar Land School taken in 1920-21. Johnson is wearing a white skirt with a white sailor-type blouse. A dark scarf is tied at the v-neck of the blouse. She is holding a tennis racket over her right shoulder. She has her left hand on the tennis net. Moss draped trees are in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Etha Savage Johnson with her 4th Grade class]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Etha Savage Johnson (teacher) with her 4th Grade class at Sugar Land School taken in 1920-21. Three rows of students: first row of boys is sitting on the ground; second row of girls is sitting on a bench; and the third row of girls is standing. The teacher is standing behind the third row. A tree can be seen to the left of the group. The school building with its columned sidewalks can be seen in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Flooded Road]

Description: Photograph of a flooded road. Top/Bottom of photograph reads: ON TO ROSENBERG! A ROAD (MAY 1922). The road (center of photograph) has white caps of water going over it. Ditches on either side are filled with water, also. Utility poles line the right side of the road.
Date: May 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of four Sugar Land teachers, "One Saturday"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four Sugar Land teachers titled "One Saturday". The three women and one man are lounging on the side of a hill. Woman on left, wearing a light colored dress, is leaning on her right elbow and has her feet tucked under her. The two women in front are both wearing plaid dresses, but one in center has a light colored hat and the other has a dark hat. Man in back has his knees up to his chest. His dark hair is parted in the center and he is wearing dark pants and a white shirt. Circa: 1920-21. The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of seven Sugar Land School teachers in front of a tree]

Description: Photograph (copy) of seven Sugar Land School teachers that lived together. They are: Gertrude Seal, Billy Barr, Beatrice Anderson, Ruth Barker, Molly Gilly, Ariann Maze, Etha Savage. All of the women are wearing dark colors except the second from left in back row; she is wearing a light colored dress with a sweater. The women are dressed warmly with stoles and coats. Trunk of a large tree on the left of the group. Houses in the background on the left and right of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1921
Partner: Fort Bend Museum