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[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

[The D. R. Peareson Home.]

Description: Photograph of the D. R. Peareson Home. The house is a white wooden two story house with dark painted trim and shutters. A man on a white horse to the left of the front entrance to house. There is a man (wearing a dark suit and hat) sitting in a rocking chair on the left side of the front porch. A little girl holding a black and white dog is sitting on the front step rail (center). There is a wooden double swing (glider) in front of the right side of the house. A tree partially obscures the right side of house. White picket fence in foreground. Fence to left and right background. Photo is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Back of photograph in ink: "D. R. Peareson Home (315 S. Ninth) (Burned). Matte and photo have stains. Ink mark across top left corner. Image dimensions are: 24.5 cm X 19.1 cm
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston]

Description: Photo on cardboard mat. Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston. A group of men (11) are searching a pile of wooden rubble left behind after the storm. Back of photo reads: Galveston, Texas, October 7, 1900. APPEAL FOR THE HOMELESS OF GALVESTON. Does the evidence here portrayed bring to you a thought of the distressing need of Galveston's homeless survivors? Do you not feel that it is your duty to contribute your portion to the worthy work of procuring shelter and household goods for those who are now without shelter? Do you realize that a small sum from each sympathizer will aggregate an amount sufficient to meet this great and pressing need? All money should be remitted to MISS CLARA BARTON, President, American National Red Cross, Galveston, Texas. (Picture) No. 33 Remarks- Sunday morning getting out the dead
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[DeRugeley Peareson as a girl.]

Description: Photographic portrait of DeRugeley Peareson as a girl. Peareson looks about 9-10 years old in the photo. Peareson has light blond hair fixed in tube curls and pulled back on the right side of the photo with a black ribbon. She is wearing a white cotton dress pin tucked across yoke and around sleeve cap, and a gold heart shaped locket. Image is mounted on a pale gray matte with white border immediate around the image. Image dimensions: 9.9 cm x 14.1 cm Back of Photo is inscribed in pencil, "From DeRugeley Peareson to Jennetta Wessendorff" no date.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Donley's Saloon and Rooming House in Rosenberg, Texas. Banner states "The Gold Standard". Large group of men standing in front of saloon, below balcony of two story, wood building. Part of tree on far left. A lands and loan company building is to right with American flags (2) flying from porch columns. Crease runs from bottom left corner to top middle of photo.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dora Alley]

Description: Postcard image of Dora Alley on the porch of her home at the corner of Houston Street and Avenue J in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Woman is sitting on the porch rail and leaning against a porch column.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, c. 1909]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Rosenberg, ca. 1909. Water tower is visible at end of street. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Rosenberg, Texas, Schlueter, Houston."
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, Texas. Boy walking down the street.]

Description: Postcard image of downtown Rosenberg, Texas. Board and Rooms business on left. Real Estate business on right. Boy walking on street (facing away from camera) in foreground and horse and buggy in center of street (facing camera). Horses with buggies on either side of the street.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Draw knife with folding handles]

Description: Draw knife with folding handles. Ratchet mechanism for positioning handles is unlocked by pulling on bolts next to the junction of the handles and blade.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Effie Lewis Duncan and a friend]

Description: Postcard image of Effie Lewis Duncan (left) and a friend. Photo to left of postcard. Blank (white) on right half. Woman in far left wearing dark hat. Woman to her left wearing white hat.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum