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[Second National Bank of Houston]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Second National Bank of Houston, a three-story brick building in downtown Houston. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1923, the name Lumberman's National Bank did not accurately describe the bank you know today as the Bank of the Southwest. So, Lumberman's became the Second National Bank of Houston. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1923, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Side view of St. John's Methodist Church of Richmond, under construction]

Description: Photograph (copy) of St. John's Methodist Church of Richmond as it was under construction between 1922 and 1923. Scaffolding can be seen around the building. A ladder leans against scaffolding toward bottom center of photo. Stack of lumber to right bottom corner. Partial view of white wooden building on far right. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sixteen children in Dyer Moore yard]

Description: Copy of photograph of sixteen children, taken in Dyer Moore yard, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Children are identified as: top row, kneeling--Tommie Shuford, Teet McDonald, Anida Darst, Helen Jane Farmer, Leila Ransom, Bud Collins, Janice Ransom, Lewis Moore; bottom row, seated--Hilmar Moore, Dorothy Henry, Virginia Davis, Antionette Davis, Syd Davis, Jr., Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[St. John's Methodist Church under construction]

Description: Photographic copy of the St. John's Methodist Church as it was under construction from 1922 to 1923. Scaffolding around the front of the building (shell). Large tree on right (with stack of lumber in front of it) and large tree on right of photo.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[St. John's Methodist Church under construction]

Description: Photographic copy of the St. John's Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas, as it was under construction in 1922 to 1923. Scaffolding surrounds the front of the building A utility pole is to the right of the building. Large tree on far right. A two story wooden building can be seen on left.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Steel stove flue damper]

Description: Steel stove flue damper. Grey body with centered 4 cm hole. Handle and neck are spring coiled. Pivot arm is painted red.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sugar Land School teachers holding musical instruments]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of Sugar Land School teachers. Seven women and one man (in the center) all wearing dark colored clothing. Woman on left on first row is holding a mandolin as is the last person in that row. The second person is holding a guitar. The woman sitting on the wooden platform to far left is also holding a mandolin. There is a large pile of lumber in the foreground of the photo. A tree trunk is directly behind the group. A two story house is on the left. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper. Brewer is wearing light colored shirt and pants. He has his left leg propped on the running board of the truck and his left arm resting in the window of the truck. Sign on truck cargo area reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER. Buildings in background. Large blank/white area at bottom of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Photo was taken Circa. 1920's.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Texas flag and American flag at the opening ceremonies celebration of the Brazos River Bridge]

Description: Photograph taken during the opening ceremonies celebration of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Photograph is of main street as it was decorated with flags hanging across Main Street. Automobiles are seen parked on right and left of street. Two automobiles on street seen in background. Café sign can be seen to far left of photo.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Thirteen children on Dyer Moore lawn]

Description: Copy of photograph of thirteen children posing for the camera on Dyer Moore lawn, 512 S. 11th St., Richmond, 1927. Children are identified as: top row (left arm in air, right leg to the side)--Anida Darst, Janice Ransom, Helen Jane Farmer, Bud Collins, Tommie Shuford, Teet McDonald, Leila Ransom; bottom row, (seated or kneeling)-- Virginia Davis, Antoinette Davis, Mary Jones, Kelley Peareson, Lewis Moore, John M. Moore, III. Original image was returned to donor.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Three cars in front of Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.]

Description: Photographic image three cars (two Fords, one Buick) in front of Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. in Rosenberg, TX. Photo shows seven men, two women, two boys. The Land and Loan Co. building is a two story brick building with canopied sidewalk. Sign to the left of the land company reads: E. W. Cumings Druggist. The photograph is mounted on a light gray matte that has engraved rectangle around the perimeter of the photo. Image dimensions are: 18.3 cm X 12.8 cm.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Tommie Shuford]

Description: Photograph of Tommie Shuford (as identified on back of photo in blue ink) in foreground (wearing shorts, jacket, print socks) standing in front of a sego palm. In background is the Jane Long Boarding house at 100 South Fourth Street in Richmond, Texas. Back part of the building was the Post Office in 1926 and 1927 faced Morton Street. Shadow of photographer in far right corner. Photo is bordered by black design.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Train "wreck on G.H. & S.A. near Stafford, Texas"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a train "wreck on G.H. & S.A. near Stafford, Texas Aug 22, 1926." Men working on the train tracks at center of the photo. Overturned boxcars and wheels can be surrounding the tracks. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: August 22, 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Turricchi's Café]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Turricchi's Café that was located on the east side of Third Street and Avenue F, June 22, 1921. Sidewalk in far left corner. Puddle of water in foreground. Restaurant sign on dark painted two story building. Two other businesses can be seen on the street. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 22, 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two girls holding hands near downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic image of two girls near downtown Rosenberg, TX. Both girls are wearing white blouses, pleated skirts, dark knee socks, and sandals. The girls are holding hands. Girl on right has her left hand on her hip. Buildings and tree (left) in background. Purple Fox Tone stamp in back and 73 in pencil.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two girls walking by buildings near downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic image of two girls near downtown Rosenberg, TX. Girls are wearing white blouses, pleated skirts, dark knee socks, and sandals. see 1998.025.016 Buildings in background. An automobile is parked next to a wooden fence to the right of the photo. Back of photo stamped in purple: Fox-Tone Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two hooded Klansmen on robed horses.]

Description: Photograph of two hooded Klansmen on robed horses. Photo is labeled, "GUARDS ON DUTY, PHOTO BY A. KLUCKER" Probably taken the same night as 1972.093.131, Sept. 4, 1922. Image is framed by a tan matte with brown border around the picture.
Date: September 4, 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two Sugar Land School teachers, Beatrice Anderson and Etha Savage Johnson]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two Sugar Land School teachers. They are identified as: Beatrice Anderson, who taught high school English; and Etha Savage Johnson, who taught fifth grade. The women are wearing sailor-type clothing and are standing on either side of a three with wood and wire structure built around it. A darkly painted house is in the left background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two women standing on a bridge.]

Description: Photograph of two women standing on a bridge. One woman is wearing white with a white hat and the other is wearing a light-colored dress with a dark-colored hat. They are standing to the right side of the bridge. Shadows of people can be seen in the foreground. Photo is bent at each corner.
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Unidentified man pointing to a Dr. Pepper sign]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an unidentified man pointing to a Dr. Pepper sign that reads:" Drink Dr. Pepper 5 cents Good For Life". The man, who has dark, wavy hair, is wearing a light colored shirt and pants with a dark belt. He has a pocket watch chain visible at his waist. Scanned image is of the copy. Circa. 1920's.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Unidentified man standing in front of a Dr. Pepper truck]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an unidentified man standing in front of a truck loaded with cases of bottled Dr. Pepper. Sign on top of cargo area reads: DRINK DR PEPPER 5 CENTS" . Man is leaning on the front of the black truck. Rosenberg Bottling Wks. Brick building in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum