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[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

[Kelly Peareson and Mary Peareson at Camp Mystic in Kerrville, TX]

Description: Photographic print of Kelly Peareson and Mary Peareson at Camp Mystic in Kerrville, TX about 1936. Kelly is wearing a striped blouse with puffy short sleeves and a v-neck collar with shorts. Mary is wearing a white blouse with large collar at v neck and white shorts. Other girls are seated in the grass behind them (one to the right of Mary has a large "T" on the front of her white shirt. Partial view of girls standing to left top corner.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Law West of the Pecos]

Description: Photograph of the "Law West of the Pecos" building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. One-story wooden building with covered porch that extends the entire length of the building. Top of the roof has a sign that reads: Judge Roy Bean, Notary Public. Signs on left under covered porch "The Jersey Lilly" and on right "Justice of the Peace". Wooden fence on right of photo. Wooden building to left of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church at Avenue H and 6th Streets in Rosenberg, Texas. Taken in 1937. The grotto is a rock formation with an opening that has an altar inside. A statue of the Blessed Mary can be seen in an alcove to the top right of the grotto. The grotto is covered with greenery and surrounded by it also. Small wooden building with lattice in front of it on far right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man standing in front of the Jaybird Monument]

Description: Photograph of the Jaybird Monument. A man (unidentified) with a dark three-piece suit and hat is standing in front of the monument's iron fence that surrounds it. He has his arm wrapped around a corner post. The monument is a free standing cement monument. Bare trees can be seen behind the monument. Building in the background. Businesses in left background. Two large two story buildings in right background. Photo has tears in border and is creased in bottom left corner. Black ink writing on back.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man using cultivating equipment.]

Description: Photograph of a man using cultivating equipment. Man sitting on equipment is wearing denim pants and shirt with a straw hat. Four dark-colored mules are pulling the cultivator.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mirabeau B. Lamar]

Description: Front - black and white drawing of Mirabeau B. Lamar. Frame is black and aged in some spots. "The Father of the Texas Public School System." Back - worn badly around the inside edge of picture frame and where the picture starts.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum