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[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

[Unidentified man standing next to an automobile, a Model A Ford]

Description: Photographic image of unidentified man standing next to a Model A Ford. The man is wearing slacks, a hooded sweatshirt and a hat. He has his elbow resting in the window of the automobile. Trees in background. The photograph is bordered by black trim. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: Guaranteed Fox-Tone This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Virginia Davis, Antionette Davis, and Syd Davis, Jr. as children.]

Description: Photographic portrait of (left to right) Virginia Davis, Syd Davis, Jr., Antionette Davis, as children. The girls are wearing matching white dresses with gathered ruffle around scoop neckline, 3 ruffles around hem , and flowers with ribbon tails at one shoulder. Syd is wearing white one piece jumper with floral embroidery. Two tears along upper edge: one 1.9 cm from left corner, about 5 cm long; one 2.0 cm from right corner, about 3 cm long.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Vogelsang's Saloon in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Vogelsang's Saloon in Rosenberg, Texas. Man (with eyeglasses) in white shirt and dark tie who is also wearing an apron and woman with dark hair wearing a dark dress are both behind the wooden bar. One man with a cigarette in his left hand, is leaning against the bar with his foot on a pipe rail. Two men standing beside him (each holding a beverage) wearing light colored pants and dark jackets. Edge of table in bottom left corner. Partial view of glass case in bottom right corner. Photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate. Cardboard is warped.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.W. Jackson]

Description: Copy of photo of A.W. Jackson, Superintendent of "Negro School," Rosenberg, with students. Jackson is pictured at center in dark suit and tie. Five rows of students range in age from 1st grade through high school. Barbed wire fence runs across foreground of photo.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Young girl downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic image of a girl downtown Rosenberg, TX. Girl is wearing white blouse, pleated skirt, dark knee socks, and sandals. see 1998.025.016 Buildings in background Schiff and Janack Dry Goods on left.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Young priest or an altar server (acolyte)]

Description: Photograph of a young priest or an altar server (acolyte). He has dark rimmed glasses and is dressed in a dark robe with the white full sleeved over jacket. He is holding a book and is standing in front of a dark painted door. Back of photo reads: F. Hamilton ? , Eagle Lake 8/15/27.
Date: August 15, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum