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[Dreibroat Dance Band]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Dreibroat Dance Band standing in front of the old Holy Rosary Rectory on Sixth Street. Men are identified as left to right, first row: Joe Herslscher, Gus Dreibroat (band leader), Vince Nesvadba, John Nesvadba. Second row: Bill Nesvadba, Arnold Dusek, Thomas Sicinski, Henry Sicinski, Leo Albright. Circa: late 1920's. Man in first row left is wearing sunglasses and has drum and drumsticks. Man on left, back row, has large drum. First row is standing on street, second row is standing on the curb. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ed Winston's home in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Ed Winston home in Richmond, Texas as identified on back of photograph in black ink. Also in pencil: "now Winston Terrace. {Ed Winston Home} replaced by later home now 1000 Winston Drive, Mrs. Wells (Mary ?) Winston Bailey. Snow is on the ground foreground. Fence-line and pasture in foreground, also. The two-story white home is in the background. Photo is bordered by a black design. Stamped in purple on back of photograph: This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas. Copyright 1923 by Carl ?.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A father with his son]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a father with his son. The father is wearing dark pants, dark vest and tie, white shirt, and dark hat. The little boy, who is holding on to two rings on swing equipment, is wearing a jumper with dark shirt and a knit cap. The surrounding houses are owned by Sugar Land Industries. The photograph was taken in 1920 or 21. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First Grade class of 1929 from Robert E. Lee School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the First Grade class of 1929 from the Robert E. Lee School, in Rosenberg, Texas. Chalkboard sign in front of group reads: " Robert E. Lee School First Grade May 16, 1929. Miss Foerster. The teacher is standing in the back, center of group. She is wearing a light colored short sleeved dress. She has short dark hair, parted on the side. A brick building is in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: May 16, 1929
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four people standing near the banks of the flooded Brazos River.]

Description: Photograph of four people standing near the banks of the flooded Brazos River at Rosenberg, Texas in May of 1922. The four people are identified as Lee Roy Moers, Carl Czigan, Argil Czigan, and Mrs. W. C. Czigan. The boys are wearing white shirts with short pants. Mrs. Czigan is wearing a white dress with a sweater and she has her dark hair pulled up into a bun. There is a wooden structure (pier?) on the left of photograph. River bridge in center background.
Date: May 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four women and two men walking down the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of four women and two men walking down the steps of a house. Women are all carrying bouquets. Identified on back in blue ink, "Wedding of Josephine Pettus (front) and Ashley Rich (tall man on bottom step) at the T.B. Wessendorff home" [in Richmond]. Jennetta Wessendorff is woman with her back to the post at the top of the stairs. Image is mounted to a gray matte embossed with borders of flowers (1.2 cm wide) and vines (0.4 cm wide).
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Fourth Grade class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in 1929. Row of 6 girls seated in front, second row of twelve boys and girls; third row has thirteen students and the teacher on the far right. Chalkboard in front of group reads: Robert E. Lee School 4A May 16, 1929 Miss Williams (Teacher). Students are partially identified as: First row: Pauline (Dolly) Jurica, Jessie Lee ?, LaVonne Moers, Alvina Talasek, Mary Hruzek, ? . Second row: Sylvan Turicchi, Lody Valenta, Arnold (?) Brown, Leldon Beard, Marvin Albrecht, Ernest Rose, ?, Gladys Kovar, ? , Maidie Yates, Birdie ?, Louis Lippman. Third row: ? , Jerry Cisneros, Vernon Aldredge, Herbert Robinowitz, Eugene Allison, Tom Marshall, ?, ?, ?, Otto Dusek, Marvin Hairgrove, H. L. Peak, Clifford Simpson, and teacher Miss Williams. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1929
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Framed picture of Ku Klux Klan Initiation near Richmond, TX, Sept. 4, 1922.]

Description: Photograph of Ku Klux Klan Initiation near Richmond, TX, Sept. 4, 1922. Large gathering of men in white Klan robes and hoods, plus men in street clothes. At center of the picture is a circle of men taking an oath (presumably of initiation), with their left hands over their hearts and right hand in the air. There is a large wooden cross at the center of the initiation circle with an American flag on top. Photo is labeled, "INITIATION NEAR RICHMOND, Tex., Sept. 4th 1922, PHOTO BY A. KLUCKER" Image is framed by a tan map with brown border around picture.
Date: September 4, 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A group of Moers standing in front of a building.]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of a building. The people are identified on the back of the photograph as: C. A. Moers, Marie Moers, Raymond Moers, and Agusta Moers. C. A. Moers, on far left, is standing behind the group with is back to the camera (profile). Marie is wearing her dark coat over her dark dress and white pearls around her neck. Raymond is wearing a sweater over white shirt and dark tie, Agusta is wearing a dark dress with pearls. Palm fronds in foreground. Exterior wall of building with wooden window frames and brick trim in background.
Date: 1926
Partner: Fort Bend Museum