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[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The final construction phase of the Brazos River Bridge.]

Description: Photograph of the final construction phase of the Brazos River Bridge in Richmond, Texas. The final span is being placed on the bridge by the crane. Steel beam can be seen suspended (at a height half the total height of bridge). Railroad bridge in background.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Flood Near Sugarland (1922)"]

Description: Photograph of "Flood Near Sugar Land (1922)" as written at the bottom of the photograph. Flooded pasture. Buildings and scattered trees in background. Wire fence in foreground.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["A flood scene in May 1922. Rosenberg."]

Description: Photograph of "A flood scene in May 1922. Rosenberg." as written on the top/bottom of the photograph. The bridge is in the background. Grass is visible on either bank to the left and right. Tops of grass in foreground of photograph.
Date: May 1922
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hilmar Moore as a toddler]

Description: Photograph of Hilmar Moore as a toddler, 1922. Moore has dark, curly hair and is wearing a light colored jumper with round white collar, white sleeve cuffs, white front placket. He is seated on a footstool. Photographer's mark at lower right of image, "C. Fullerton 1922."
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photo of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken from rear along George St.. Church is nearing completion, has ladder leaned up against side of building.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church]

Description: Copy of photograph of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, taken near end of construction in 1925. Taken from George Street, showing front face of building. Priest at the time of construction was Father James Kveton. Building cost $12,000 and seated 250.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Stucco building with stained glass windows and two crosses on top. Bell tower on northeast corner of church. Statue in an alcove to top left of church front wall. Woman in white dress in foreground. Large trees to right of photo.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The initial construction of the Brazos River Bridge.]

Description: Photograph of the initial construction of the Brazos River Bridge. Three men on a crane, One man on cement structure (right) and one man standing on steel beams of bridge (left) Bottom left of photo is the river bank. Bottom right shows the river.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond.]

Description: Photograph of interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond. Men are identified (l-r) on the back of the photo as R.E.L. Wessendorff, Joe Jones, Ike Bryan, W.H. Hinson. There is a display of fresh vegetables at the center foreground. Canned goods are on the left, bulk goods in bins to the right. Calendar over vegetables is dated 1922. Image is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with 3 decorative dark gray borders around image. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm13.3 cm (7" x 5")
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery located in the middle of the 900 block of Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. Behind the counter on left is Phillip Brandt; behind counter on right is Charles Seydler, owner of the store. Cans and other goods can be stacked neatly on shelves to the right and left of photo. Canisters, boxes and sacks are leaning against the left counter. Boxes are also stacked on the left counter top. More boxes stacked just to the left of the center of the photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The interior of the Post Office Grocery.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Post Office Grocery. Standing in the store are five men identified from left to right as: Ben Garcia, Frank Walenta, E. W. Luksa, Sam Epstein, Vince Nesvadba. Wooden shelves can be seen on the left wall with bins of items toward bottom. A table of goods sits on the left with baskets of produce in front of it. A sack of flour is on the floor in the far left corner of photo. The back of the store has a sign that reads: Post Office Cash Grocery. A counter with a scale in the middle is also on the back area. To the right are more shelves with stacked cans of goods. A glass counter with candies is to the bottom right corner of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes (to right of photo.) Brewer is wearing light colored pants with dark belt, light shirt and hat. Four stacks of soda bottles in cases from center to left of photo. A boy is standing behind the rows of cases. Most of the wooden cases have Rosenberg, Texas stamped on them. Circa. 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum