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[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

[Congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg, Built in the 1900's on Third Street and Avenue J. A man wearing a dark suit and bowtie with white shirt, is standing to the left of photo and to the left of a large group of people. All of the women and children in the first row except one, are wearing white dresses. The one woman in the center of first row is wearing a black skirt, white belt and blouse, dark beads, and a large dark hat. The group is standing in front of the church double doors (one door is open, the other closed.) Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. c. 1905-1910.]

Description: Photograph of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. ca. 1905-1910. Congressman Moore is wearing a three piece suit with a white shirt and dark tie. He has a pocket watch chain extending across his vest and attached at top button hole. He is standing with his hands in his pockets. Photo ends at upper thigh.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line]

Description: Photographic of the construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line in Richmond. Back of photograph copy reads: Man in black suit (at bottom of platform) probably J. J. Adams. Three men are visible on top of the water tower. One man is on the ladder leading to top. Two men are on platform at base of water holding structure. Two men on ground-level platform (J. J. Adams). Stacks of lumber in far right, corner. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Back of photo in ink: Guess who this is 1907 - 2/8.
Date: February 8, 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co., Rosenberg Tex, 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Dear Ella, This is a picture of our corn and George's cotton field. Isn't it Pretty? Lille, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old. Cotton field on left of photo, corn on right.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton and corn field]

Description: Postcard image of cotton and corn. Cotton to left and center, corn in upper right of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton field near Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. Titled "April Fool" 1907. African-American men harvesting cotton. Two men in center have baskets filled with cotton. Two men on right are picking cotton. Horse and buggy with male driver in background. Trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Craftsman hand drill]

Description: Craftsman hand drill with wooden bracing handles and crank knob. Large gear plate is painted red on inside and outside. Body is metal painted black. Key less chuck. Belonged to Amos Edward Stainton.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Crowd at barbecue in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of crowds at barbecue, Rosenberg. Large crowd of people in center. Wagon wheel in far right corner. Building rooftops in background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cylinder tape measure]

Description: Cylinder tape measure with the top and bottom painted maroon in the center of the top is a brass folding flush handle which extends to the other side and looks like a button. The edge is painted gold and has a square opening with two cylinder posts that help the linen tape pull out. The tape is supposed to be 100ft long, but the 1st two inches have been torn off. The linen is yellow and is divided into feet, inches and fourths. Each foot starts over with 1 and instead of a 12 written in red is a F1, F2, F3, etc. Other than that, all lettering is in black. On both sides of the opening for the tape are stamps, on the right upside down is Lufkin / Made in the USA; on the left upside down is 100FT.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum