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[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

[Administration Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Administration Building taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Arch of building has a statue in center. In front of the statue is a water fountain surrounded by three flags. An American flag is flying in the left of the photo; there is a tree on right.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Agriculture Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multi-story brick building with entrance that faces east. Entrance has four square columns that lead to the front doors. Sign to far left reads: BUS STOP.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Rock building with four columns in front. Foreground has four poles with benches in between poles. Two men and a woman standing to right of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Amphitheatre, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Amphitheatre taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. The theatre is a huge dome shaped cement stage. Two people are standing toward front of stage (left) and may be singers with a seated orchestra in the background. Rows of seating can be seen in foreground.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Aquarium, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Aquarium taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White, one story brick building with three sets of double doors at the entrance. To far left of photo, is an arch with two people wearing hats walking under it. People can be seen on and in front of the cement steps leading to the entrance of the Aquarium. Trees on the far left. A street is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]

Description: Photograph of automobiles attempting to cross flooded road during the 1932 flood in Fort Bend County. Far right of photo is a man standing on the running board of automobile. He has his left hand on car. He is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat, and he is facing the camera. Photo has black design bordering print. There is a torn area at bottom left (missing piece). Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[Business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H down Third Street Circa 1930's. In white on bottom of photo is printed: BUSINESS SECTION, ROSENBERG, TEX. Cole Theatre on left with movie "Play Girl" advertised. On right of street at corner is Ost Garage and then Ost Barber shop. Cars and trucks parked on both sides of the street. A car and a truck are in the middle of the street. A stoplight is seen at top left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[Busy Main Street in downtown Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic postcard Main Street Rosenberg, showing downtown. Cars are parked along street, and people are crossing at intersection. Pharmacy is visible on rear right corner of intersection.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard

[Cars attempting to travel through flooded roads]

Description: Photograph of cars attempting to travel through flooded roads during the flood of 1932 in Fort Bend County. Partial view of a man standing on the right side of his car (light colored body and dark top). He is wearing a light colored hat and is facing camera. Photo has black design around print. There is a brown stain (forms a straight line in some areas) from bottom left corner to top, center. Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??. Photo has folded top left corner and crease at right.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. c. 1930.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. ca. 1930. Mr. Moore is standing on the bottom step to entrance of his ranch house in Orchard, Texas. He is wearing a suit with white shirt and bow tie. He has wire-framed glasses and has on a hat. Full length photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Bowl, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Cotton Bowl from the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Stadium filled with people. People standing in row formations on the field. There is also a stage area set up behind them with red, white, and blue banners. Large building in background.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of trees]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi Miller, Rosenberg resident, standing in yard or park. Miller is wearing a light colored dress with (darker colored) hat and purse. There is a small tree to the right and three trees in the background. A house in distant left and a wooden building in distant right. Photograph has black trim on the right and left side of photograph (the trim may have been cut from top and bottom). Written on back in pencil: Miss Emma Phillippi Rosenberg, Texas. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX. Phillippi is wearing a dark jacket and skirt, dark shoes, hat, and she is holding a dark colored purse in her right hand. She is standing on the first step leading to the entrance of the building. A sign near the door reads: OPEN 8-5.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Erastus Deaf Smith]

Description: Front - black and white drawing of Erastus Deaf Smith wearing a jacket and tie. Shadows behind him. Back - worn around edge of picture plain brown paper covers all backside of the frame and picture backing.
Date: 1936

[Esplanade and State Building]

Description: Photograph of the esplanade and the State Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Center of photo shows a long, narrow body of water. Two women are sitting on a bench in right foreground. Flags flying in background. Buildings on right and left.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Esplanade Exhibit buildings]

Description: Photograph of the Esplanade and the Exhibit buildings taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Foreground shows several boxed in areas of landscaping. Background shows tops of several tall buildings.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Federal Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Federal Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Brick building has a tall rectangular shaped tower on the north of the building. American flags on right and left of tower. Flag in right background (may be Texas).
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[The First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas. The Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary 1839-1939. Choir dressed in white robes to center of photo. Small bare shrub in bottom, right corner. Sidewalks in foreground. Church in left background. Large tree in right background. Two-story, white wooden building in center background. Photo is creased in center and has ragged top edge. Gray spots to right.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph