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[Sunday School class of Christian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Sunday School class of Christian Church that was built in early 1900's. First row of children is seated on the grass. Second row is standing. Two adults in back of group: to left a man wearing a dark jacket and white shirt; to right a woman wearing a light colored dress with white collar and a large hat. The group is standing in front of a white wooden building (two windows visible). Bottom of photo reads; PHOTO BY HOLMAN ROSENBERG, NOVEMBER 1912. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: November 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Third Street and Avenue F in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the corner of Third Street and Avenue F in Rosenberg, Texas. Labeled as "The Bust Corner". Brick business buildings. People on sidewalk in front of businesses including a boy with crutches. Dog in far right corner. Horse with buggy in far left corner. Horse tied to post in foreground.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

[Threshing of rice near Beasley, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the threshing of rice near Beasley, Texas in 1915. R.V. Board leased the Chaney farm for rice farming purposes. The girls on the left are the Chaney girls and the house in the background (left) is the Chaney house. The man at right of photo wearing white straw hat (with dark band), dark pants and vest, white shirt, and dark tie, is the rice buyer who is discussing the sale with R. V. Board (father of Lawrence Board, donor of photo). Sacks of rice in foreground. Two African-American men are standing on a wagon in center of photo. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Photo and cardboard are in poor condition.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[A train at Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of a train at Booth, Texas. Two men are seated on the front of the engine. Texas flag is flying to the right of the photo. Dated November 11, 1911.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Postcard

[Two children and three dogs in Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of two children and three dogs in front of two story house in Rosenberg, TX. Boy is probably Norveil Phillippi. Reverse side is marked in pencil, This is the picture of our home. Hattie is Norveil Phillippi's mother. The family moved to the Rosenberg area between 1904 and 1908.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard

[Wagons of cotton and James Alley]

Description: Postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top of cotton. Two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat. BARNES BROS. building in background. Addressed to Mr. R.E. Duncan, Eagle Baker, Texas from Effie.
Date: May 14, 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Postcard