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[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

[Carry Nation in a wooden raised platform]

Description: Photograph of Carry Nation. Written in the folder in blue ink: "Location unknown. Date: Probably circa 1905. Of many pictures of my grandmother, this is the only one I've ever seen where she was smiling. (signed) Alexander D. McNabb, July 24, 1975. " Photograph shows Nation in a wooden raised platform (wooden chair to right side of it). Nation, who has gray hair (in bun) and eyeglasses, is wearing a white floor-length skirt and white jacket and she is holding a bouquet of flowers on her left arm and an open book in her right hand. A crowd of people are standing around her. A black parasol can be seen in front of the white two-story building in the background. White label at the bottom of matte reads in black: Your Loving home defender, Carry A. Nation. Photograph is enclosed in a gray folder that has a matte for framing picture. Image dimensions are: 12.4 cm X 7.2 cm.
Date: July 24, 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation seated in a chair]

Description: Photograph of Carry Nation. Nation is seated in a wooden chair and she is holding an open book. She has dark hair (partially gray) and is wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses. She has on a white long-sleeved dress with white lace ruffle across the neckline and front of dress. Fireplace mantle in left background. Window in right background. Photograph is (framed) enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom of matte portion of folder has a white label that has black printing that says: "Your loving home defender, Carry A. Nation." Image dimensions are: 12.4 cm X 7.2 cm.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cattle Ranch in Fort Bend]

Description: Postcard, Cattle Ranch-Ft. Bend Co. Cattle in a pasture. One white-faced cow with horns (in center of photo) is facing camera.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902.]

Description: Photograph of Charles August Moers at Blinn College, Brenham, 1902 (as identified on the back of photograph). Two young men, who are both wearing suits, are sitting on a wrought iron bench. A third young man, also wearing a suit, is standing behind the bench (center). Shrubs and other foliage in background. Pond to far left. (Ink X mark above young man on right of bench).
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Charles August Moers taken in 1905. Photographed from the shoulders up.]

Description: Photograph of Charles August Moers taken in 1905 (as identified on the back of photograph). Moers is wearing a dark three piece suit with white shirt and white tie. He has a small flower pinned on his left lapel. Photograph ends just below the shoulders. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard reads: Morvan 1923 Canals, New Orleans, LA. Back of photograph has a notice written on the back about the quality of the photograph and "Morvan Art Studio, 923 Canal St. " Image dimensions are: 3.2 cm X 4.8 cm
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children at school in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of School, Rosenberg. School building is a wooden, white, two-story building. Children are standing on the front porch. Other children are sitting on the fence that is surrounding the school. An adult and a child are standing in the foreground.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Commercial Center in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Commercial Center, Rosenberg. Bales of cotton in foreground. Train in background. Utility pole in foreground.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum