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[The 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School.]

Description: Photograph of the 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School. Mary Kruse, mother of the donor is second from the right on the front row. Seven women are seated in the front row - woman in center is holding a banner which reads: 1912 RHS. Five men and two women are standing in the back row. Double doors to the left of the photograph. There is a ruler hanging on a peg to the top right of the photograph. Wooden furniture to far right. Blurred white area to the top left of photo. Photograph is mounted on a brown textured cardboard matte. Matte has a gray textured rectangle that borders the perimeter of the photograph. Image dimensions are: 22.2 cm X 16.6 cm.
Date: 1912

[1913 flood of the Brazos River.]

Description: Photo taken during the 1913 flood of the Brazos River. On opposite bank is the stern wheeler "Waco". The steamboat "Waco" is in the upper left comer of photo. Dark spots distort most of photo. Written at bottom of photo in white: "RIVER RICHMOND".
Date: 1913

[Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old). Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 12.0 cm x 20.5 cm. See 1972.093.152 for a duplicate photo on a different style matte.
Date: 1915

[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image dimensions: 12 cm x 20.2 cm See 1972.093.142 for duplicate image on different mount
Date: 1915

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914

[Baptist Church building, Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of Baptist Church building, Rosenberg. Brick church building with square tower over main entrance. Photo is labeled by photographer, "Baptis [sic.] Church Rosenberg, Cummings Cash Drug Store."
Date: 1910

[A "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)".]

Description: Photograph titled a "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)" on front of the picture. One story white building with white railed porch in foreground of photograph. Other two story stucco and brick buildings in the background on the same street as the white buildings. Utility poles on left of photograph.
Date: 1919

[Brazos River Bridge from a distance]

Description: Photograph mounted on gray cardboard mat. Photo of the Brazos River Bridge, Rosenberg, Texas in 1912. Photo by Holman's. Photo has bare branch in far left corner. Left corner of mat is broken (piece missing). Grey spot in top, left corner of photo.
Date: 1912

[Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family]

Description: Photograph (copy, originals found in the Moore Home) of the Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family taken in 1915. Guenther's wife, his two daughters, and Guenther. Photograph has dark cropping around it. Mrs. Guenther on left is wearing a black lace overdress with white underneath. She has a necklace with large pendant. Her dark hair is softly pulled up into bun. Her daughters are wearing white dresses. Mr. Guenther, who has graying dark hair, is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and dark tie. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915

[The Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond]

Description: Photograph of the Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond High School. Women are dressed in light colored shirts with big white collars. Five of the women have scarves around their collars. They are seated on the steps of the school with a basketball with R.H.S. Champions 1918 printed on the ball. Team members identified (written on back of photo in pencil) from left to right as: Bottom row: Lucile Rich, Rosalie Daughtery, Marguerite Wessendorff. Top row: Johnny Winder, Coach - Margaret Hodges, Aline Austin, and Mary Haggard.
Date: 1918

[Concord School of Fairchilds, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Concord School of Fairchild, Texas about 1914. The teacher was Miss Fannie Dedek. Girl in front row on far left is blurred. Teacher is standing in last row on far right. She is wearing a white blouse with darker colored skirt. Her hands are behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back. The group is standing in front of a white, wooden building.
Date: 1914

[David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph of David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg, ca. 1910. Phillippi is standing in front of his dairy carriage and holding two canisters of milk. There are three automobiles (with drivers) in the photo, as well as four people standing on the front porch of the hotel. Photograph is mounted on a light brown cardboard matte. Matte has an engraved border around the perimeter of the photograph. Corners are worn, piece missing in bottom left corner. Image dimensions are: 18 cm X 13 cm.
Date: 1910

[The Depot in Rosenberg.]

Description: Photograph of the Depot in Rosenberg (as identified on the front and back of photograph). The depot is a one story building. Photograph is of the northeast corner of the building (utility pole at this corner.) Other buildings (2) in background right.
Date: 1919

[Dorothea Guenther c. 1913.]

Description: Photograph of Dorothea Guenther ca. 1913. She is wearing a floral print gown with pearl design at center of bodice and at sleeves (dangling length of pearls). A sash of material extends from her left shoulder, down to her waist. She has her hands behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back.
Date: 1913

[Dorothea Guenther. She has a huge bow in her hair.]

Description: Portrait of Dorothea Guenther. She has a huge bow in her hair worn to the left side of her head. The bodice of her dress has an intricate pattern along it. It appears to be gathered in the center of the bodice.
Date: 1915

[Downtown Richmond, c. 1911]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Richmond, ca. 1911. Photo is taken along third street by railroad tracks, looking south toward J.H.P. Bank Building. Horses and wagons in foreground. Photo is blurry.
Date: 1911

[Downtown Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Copy print of the scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Automobiles parked in left corner of photo. Blurred image of man walking on sidewalk to the right of the photo. Fire hydrant in right corner of photo also.
Date: 1912

[Downtown Rosenberg, c. 1910]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Rosenberg, ca. 1910. Gray and Son building on left side of street, Rosenberg State Bank on right side.
Date: 1910

[Fifth grade class at Rosenberg School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of fifth grade class at Rosenberg School in 1913. Students have been identified as left to right: Teacher, Lena Goodman, Rose Sibyl, LaVonne Hobbs, Clarie Coats, Elizabeth Weisner, Norma Whistler, Marie Moore, Edwin Hardin, Ben D. Ward, Supt. V.L. Peterson Second row: Neta Donnaly, Nelly Ray Lowery, Ethel Speight, Leora Cooper, ?? Hopkins, Josie Marshall, Eula Hopkins, Garna Ward, Helen Griffith Third row: Sidney Clark, Lewis J.O. Vogelsang, Burt Gray, Percy McKean, L.F. O'Shieles, Alphonse Schmidt, Louie Parrott, Henry Meyer, Joe Tobola , Floyd Ryba, Edwin Kroesche, Johnnie McNabb. The students are standing in front of a white wood building. Bottom row far left, teacher is wearing a white dress with a flower pinned to the center of her dress. The Superintendent is wearing a dark suit with white shirt and he is sitting on a wooden barrel on right of first row. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1913

[The first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Tintype image of the first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas. The station is a two story wooden building. The attached covered walkway has post with arch trim at top. Eight men are standing to the left of the building. A utility pole is on the far left of the photograph.
Date: 1910