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[Archietta Davis Jones as an old woman.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Archietta Davis Jones as an old woman, mounted on a black matte. Photographer's mark printed in white at center bottom of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Jones has white hair, parted down the center. She is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. Yoke of dress is black lace over white lining; remainder of dress is black lace over black fabric. Portrait cuts off below subject's chest.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blackburn, C.R.
Item Type: Photograph

[C. A. Beasley as a young man.]

Description: Photograph of C. A. Beasley as a young man (identified on back of portrait in blue ink). Beasley has dark hair and a dark mustache that curls upward at the ends. His suit has a stripe effect. He has a white scarf and white shirt with stiff collar. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Written at bottom in gold: Guy and Cooke (CG interwoven) 501 1/2 Mains Str. Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Guy and Cooke
Item Type: Photograph

[Edgar Andrews as a younger man, looking forward]

Description: Photograph of Edgar Andrews as a younger man. He is wearing a jacket that is buttoned at the top. He has a mustache. Image is attached to a cardboard substrate. At the bottom of the substrate, photographer's mark: "Deane, 110 PRAIRIE ST., HOUSTON."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Edgar Andrews looking to the side]

Description: Photograph of Edgar Andrews. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest with a white collared shirt underneath. He has a wirey mustache. Image attached to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of substrate, photographer's mark: "FROM Anderson's 85 MAIN STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Grand Central Station in Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Grand Central Station in Houston, Texas. Colored image shows railroad station and train to right. Fenced area with trees and shrubs to left. Tall white building in background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of left to right: H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr. (as printed on the back in pencil) at an Imperial Sugar Company employee recognition dinner. Thompson is wearing a three piece wool suit with dark tie. He has thinning gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses. He has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. He has his hands behind his back. Kempner, who is standing in front of a microphone, is wearing a pin-stripe dark three-piece suit with dark tie. He also has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. Kempner has his left hand in his pants pocket and is holding a page of paper in his right hand. A group of people can be seen seated in the background. Back of photo, stamped in purple: Bob Bailey fine photograph Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston 2, Texas. Negative Number 10864-7.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard

J. H. P. Davis.

Description: Photograph mounted on gray (with fine red line trim around it) cardboard substrate of J. H. P. Davis. He is wearing a dark colored jacket with vest, white shirt, and a bow tie with small circles as pattern. He has a mustache and gray hair. Bottom of cardboard reads: Wright 502 1/2 Main St., Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright
Item Type: Photograph

[Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901.]

Description: Photograph of Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901. Girls are wearing similar white dresses with pin tucked yokes and sleeves. Body of Jennetta's dress is also pin tucked; Lizzie's is gathered. Dresses have ribbon clusters at both shoulders. Girls' heads are touching. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gray borders immediately around image and double gray lines around edge of matte. Photographer's mark on right edge of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Image dimensions: 14.0 cm x 9.9 cm. It appears like the back layers of the original matte have been peeled away, exposing tan cardboard interior on the back of the photo.
Date: 1901~
Creator: Blackburn, C.R.
Item Type: Photograph

[A little girl wearing a light colored dress.]

Description: Photograph mounted on (pale blue) cardboard of a little girl wearing a light colored dress, dark stockings, and dark boots. She is leaning on a draped backdrop with her right elbow. Her left hand is placed upon her right wrist. Outdoor background to photo. Bottom of photo reads: Anderson's, 85 Mains Street, Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Anderson's
Item Type: Photograph

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard