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[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

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church, a stucco building]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church built in 1925 on the corner of Avenue H and 6th Street. The church is a stucco building with the bell tower on the northeast corner. A cross tops the bell tower and another one tops the building above the double door entrance. A Priest in black robe is standing on front steps of church. A statue can be seen on a ledge at the top of the northwest corner of the church. A large tree can be seen on far right of photo. Bottom of photo reads: THE HOLY ROSARY CHURCH, ROSENBERG, TEXAS, WHERE THE FIRST SOLEMN EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION WAS HELD ON 7TH OF JUNE, 1931. FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE IN ATTENDANCE. Scanned image is of the copy, as are the dimensions.
Date: June 7, 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Island Lake" Postcard of the 1932 Flood]

Description: Postcard image titled "Island Lake" (on back) of 1932 flood. The dirt road in the foreground disappears under water at center of photo; there is also a blurred image in the background and trees to the right and left.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker, 1939]

Description: Photograph of a Jaybird Marker. Marker dedicated to memory of H.H. Frost. Free-standing cement monument with large round columns on right and left. Shrubbery in front of marker. Dark areas in top right and bottom left of photo. Photograph has black design bordering it. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird Marker enclosed by shrubbery]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird Marker. Monument is a tall, pointed, free-standing cement monument enclosed by shrubbery. Tall trees in background. Flatbed automobiles partially seen in foreground. Black area in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Photograph is bordered by a black design. tamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jaybird marker. View of the names on the marker.]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird marker. Close-up view allows top few lines to be read as: H.H. FROST. L.E. GIBSON. J.M. SHAMBLIN. Dark areas in top right, and bottom left corners of photo. Black design borders photograph. Written in ink on bottom of photo: 1959. Stamped on back of photo: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected. Oct. 1939.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum