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[George Baker with a mustache]

Description: Photograph of George Baker. (as identified on back of photo in pencil and blue ink.) Older, balding man with gray hair and mustache. His suit jacket has a medal and pin attached to the left lapel. He has a white shirt and striped tie (crooked). Photo (oval cut) is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Photographer name is engraved in lower, right corner: ?, Houston, Texas. Photo has scratches in top right area. Matte is stained (water?).
Date: 1911

[A group of people at the Booth Home during the summer of 1912]

Description: Photographic print of group of people at Booth Home during summer, 1912. People identified as Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Belle (Davis), sister (Zillah Wheat Myers), Cousin Mamie (George), Caddie. The group of people are sitting on the front porch of the Booth Home. Two men are sitting on a porch swing. Four women are seated to the left of the photograph. A wooden rocking chair is in the left foreground. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate.
Date: 1912

[A group of people sitting on a porch, child standing near the edge of porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on the porch of the George house in the summer of 1912. A child is standing on the edge of the porch (short hair, wearing a light colored dress and dark shoes), a woman is squatting to the right in a dark dress with white collar and ribbon. Three men are sitting (leaning against the wall) in wooden chairs. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912

[The interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. View of the teller booths.]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. T.A. Wessendorff is standing in teller's booth at the left edge of the image. Bundled wheat shafts is hung to the right of the cashier window. Floor is tiled in snowflake or flower pattern. Cuspidors on the floor at left and next to table at right. There is a 1.5 x 1.5 cm piece missing from the photograph located along the top edge 6.5 cm from the left corner. Surface damage--maybe bugs? Damaged areas have been filled in with pencil.
Date: 1915

[J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas, in 1915. Man on left is standing in a hay-loaded wagon. Man in middle is leaning against the large stack of hay and has hay on a hay fork that he is holding up over his head. There is a third man standing on top of the hay stack. Top of fence posts in foreground. Fence and partial view of a white building in far left corner.
Date: 1915

[Lee Quinn Nesbett]

Description: Photograph of Lee Quinn Nesbett sitting on the porch of Winston Bassett's home at 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas. Nesbett has short dark hair and is wearing a light colored dress that has ruffled three-tiered hemline. She has her right elbow on her knee with her chin resting in the palm of her right hand. The porch has ornate posts that are painted in light and dark colors. Porch has railing with criss-cross and circle patterns between rails. Picket fence in background on far left. Identification on back of photo in pencil.
Date: 1917

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a teenager, ca. 1912.]

Description: Formal photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff as a teenager, ca. 1912. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back loosely into a bun on the crown of her head. She is looking to the left and has a very serious expression. Wessendorff is wearing a white dress with a gathered neckline and fabric flowers at her right shoulder. Photograph is mounted in a gray folder. Front of folder has a 1 mm dark gray stripe locate 1.8 cm from the edge. Folder has embossed image of a girl holding lilies and her left hand, a ewer in her right hand. Image dimensions: 10.1 cm x 15.3 cm
Date: 1912

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a young girl, c. 1910.]

Description: Formal photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff, ca. 1910. Wessendorff is seated on a carved wooden chair, wearing a white cotton dress with lace overlay. Her hair is pulled back with a large white bow accented with small flowers. Image mounted on pale gray matte. Matte is imprinted "Blackburn Studio, Houston, Tex."
Date: 1910
Creator: Blackburn

[A locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911. The locomotive has the number 3009 on the front. A man identified as Wiley Jones is standing on the left side of the locomotive. A Texas flag is flying to his left. A group of men can be seen in the background, right, in front of a wooden building. Trees in left background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1911

[A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink).]

Description: Photograph of A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink). Holmes is wearing a suit that is buttoned to the top. He has a dark tie with white stripes. Holmes has a long mustache that ends in defined point. Image is peeling or distorted across the middle of his face. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate that has scalloped edging with gold trim. Below a gold design at bottom is photographer name: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.

[Man reclining in a wooden chair]

Description: Photograph of man reclining in a wooden chair in an sparsely furnished office. Man is identified on the back of the photo in blue pen as "Grandpa James S. Alley, Rosenberg, Texas, Real Estate Office in Rosenberg about 1906-1912 on 3rd St." Calendar on wall dates to 1911. Alley is leaning back on the back legs of a wooden chair, reading the newspaper. There are three more chairs in the room, one in front of him and two behind him. Wall of office is made of horizontal wainscoting, white at the top, black at bottom 1.5 ft. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Matt is broken away along the top and right edges of the image. Image dimensions: 17.4 cm x 12.0 cm
Date: 1911

[Members of either the Rosenberg Baptist Church or the Rosenberg School.]

Description: Photograph of either members of the Rosenberg Baptist Church or Rosenberg School. Forty-five people are in front of a wooden building. Open window to the far left of photograph. Names written on the back in pencil. List recorded in supplementary data. The members are identified as back row: ? Rawson, Willy Tubola, Charley Rawson, Jessie Ward, Ray Windor, Carl M. Caughin, Willie Wooster, Joe Howe. Second row (from back): Selma Myer, Alma O'shields, Bernice Glenn, Emma Haman, Miss Inez Wurtsbaugh, Mr. Peterson, Grace Mae, Norma Meyer, Mary Hand, Louise Meyer. Middle row: Bula O'shield, Ruth Freeman, Nita Ray, Nell Clayton, Eugenia Ridley, Mamie Moody, Chart Hopkins, Rosarelia Tinsley, Annie Willis, Elizabeth Ridley, Martha Ried, Verla Hansthew, Nettie Lowry. Second row (from front) Wilfred Coats, Harold Goar, Lena Moclough, Mary Kruse, Irene Elbuson/ E. Cluson ?, Dollie Webber, Hill Glasscrik. Front row: Ambros Potter, Chester Lokry, Russel Finely, Claudie Marshall, Austin Grory, Wilford Crats? Luddie Board.
Date: 1912~