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["50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909." as written in white at bottom of the photograph. The men of various ages are all dressed basically the same: in dark pants, white shirts, ties, and jackets. Most of them are wearing hats. Background left is a white one-story wooden building; background right is a moss draped tree; and in center is partial view of an automobile. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 10, 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[500 Turkeys in Sugar Land]

Description: Postcard, Sugar Land, 500 Turkeys. Tenant cabins in background. Turkeys in center of photo. African-American man walking in (left) background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

Description: Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[1913 Buick]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a 1913 Buick with the top in place. Tin roofed barn with open doors in background. Another wooden building on right of photo (with open door.)
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[1913 flood in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of 1913 flood in Richmond, Texas. Water visible in bottom half of photo. White, wooden house with porch surrounded by white picket fence on left. White house in background, also. Top, right corner is torn (piece missing).
Date: December 10, 1913
Item Type: Postcard

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of the 1940 First Grade class from Jane Long Elementary School in Richmond, Texas. The class is in and around the John Leach wagon. "He operated the mail delivery service from Depot to Post Office for over 20 years. John Leach wagon was a traditional target for Halloween activity." This information is typed on the back of the photo in black ink. Wagon is filled with young children. Two girls are sitting on John Leach's lap. Four girls are sitting on the white horse that is pulling the wagon. Ten boys and girls are standing in front of the wagon.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[1941 Studebaker car]

Description: Photograph of a 1941 Studebaker automobile, believed to be a Champion or a Commander model. Front view of automobile parked at street curb with the passenger door open. Print has small black dots in far right corner.
Date: 1941~
Item Type: Photograph

[3rd Street, Rosenberg, after ice storm. "Main Street" written on photo.]

Description: Copy of photo of 3rd Street, Rosenberg, after ice storm. Taken from railroad crossing (foreground). Brick building on left side of street is marked, "Admiration Coffee;" building at right is "Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co." Photo is labeled by photographer, "Main Street Covered with Ice, Rosenberg, Tex. Dec. 20, 42."
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph

[71st Brigade (36th Division of the National Guard)]

Description: Photograph of the 71st Brigade (36th Division of the National Guard) movement to Goliad, Texas the summer of 1935 (as noted on back of photo in blue ink). Row of army trucks loaded with men. Two men standing outside of vehicles on left side of photo. Photograph has black design as border around photo.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph

[L.A. Vogelsang Saloon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L.A. Vogelsang Saloon. Mr. Vogelsang is the man behind the counter wearing the white shirt, black tie, and white apron. A woman in a dark dress is also behind the counter. A man is leaning against the bar with his left foot on pipe footrest. He has a drink in his right hand and a cigarette in his left hand. Two other men in dark jackets are standing to center left of photo. Glass case can partially be seen in far left corner. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy. Same photo as 1979.033.001 except this is an original photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph