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[Union Depot in Rosenberg in 1907]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Union Depot Rosenberg Tex., 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Ella Bought in Rosenberg 1907, Charles E. Myers in ink. In background: water tower to the left of center, Harvey House to right, and train engine on tracks to far left. White or blank area at bottom.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[View of the long side of the Bank of Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Obverse, Photograph of the Bank of Rosenberg, Tex ; reverse, POST CARD, Ella's March 8, 1908 in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink. J. H. P. Davis Bank building. Bank building is a two story brick building with attached covered sidewalk. Top floor windows have arched insets. View is of northeast corner.
Date: March 8, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wessendorff Lumber Yard, about 1906.]

Description: Photograph of Wessendorff Lumber Yard, about 1906. Long lumber sheds on left and right sides of image. Mule cart with three African American men sitting on top of a load of lumber are at center. The two men standing in front of the cart in white shirts holding books are T.B. Wessendorff and Ed Wessendorff. Two more white men are standing at the corner of the right shed at the right edge of the photo. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Top right and bottom left corners are broken off. There are pencil marks all over the image surface. Image dimensions: 17.4 cm x 12.0 cm
Date: 1906~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy. Blakely appears to be about 12 years old and is wearing a light colored suit coat, white shirt, necktie with thin vertical stripes, and round tie pin. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted onto a pale gray matte. Photographer's mark in silver at lower right: "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Image dimensions: 8.8 cm x 12.5 cm
Date: 1900
Creator: Elliots
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wood punch set]

Description: Wood punch set (a,b) with interchangeable tips (c-i). Hollow hardwood punch (a) with screw off butt (b) and metal clamp to hold tips. Tips of varying shapes and lengths: (c ) flat, 4.2 cm; (d) flat 5.1 cm ; (e) diamond 6.2 cm; (f) drill bit 5.0 cm; (g) flat 4.0 cm; (h) square 4.0 cm (I) is in the clamp and could not be removed for identification or marking. Belonged to Amos Edward Stanton (1850-1921), who came to west Houston in 1900. Date range of 1880-1910 extrapolated from Stanton's life dates.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum