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[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

[Mother of Texas Jane Long]

Description: Front picture of the Mother of Texas Jane Long. Back-taped around the edges of the picture itself to the frame. Cardboard type paper covers to whole backside.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mule driven wagon loads of rice.]

Description: Photograph of mule driven wagon loads of rice. Men (holding tall whips) standing in wagons. Man on horse to far right. Four men standing in front of wagon train. Rice stacks in foreground. White spot in left corner.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Museum of Domestic Arts, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Museum of Domestic Arts taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Museum is a multi-story brick building with a covered entrance with three round cement columns. Two sets of steps lead to the building. There is a shrub on either side of the covered entrance. Shrubs are in front of the cement platform that leads to the second set of steps.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church.]

Description: Photograph of the observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas. As stated on back in green ink (and blue) the church was founded in 1839 (January 22) and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1939.Goup of people standing in church yard (including choir dressed in white robe tops to center of photo). Small bare shrub in right corner of photo. Church to left background. White two-story building in far background and large tree to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The oldest house in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the "oldest house in Richmond, Texas; the Jane Long Boarding House" as written on back of photograph in ink and pencil. Photograph is of a two story wooden house (in fair condition) with a front porch and balcony with rail of unusual design. Tree on right obscures part of house. Tree on right of photo, also. Dark areas on top right, bottom left, and (small) top right portions of photograph. 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

[Pickard and Huggins Drugstore]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Pickard and Huggins Drugstore. Man standing behind the cigar counter (glass case) showing a box of cigars to another man. Telephone pay station on left. Photograph is bordered by a black pattern. Back of photo in ink: PJ Parrott Miller. Stamped in black on back: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected July 1938.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum