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[Cousin Laura Granddaughter of Gail Borden]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two women. Back of photo in blue ink reads: From Freeman A. Davis- Great Grandson of Kinchen W. Davis- "Cousin Laura Granddaughter of Gail Borden". Woman with wire rimmed eyeglasses on left is wearing a skirt with jacket and has her gray hair pulled back in a bun at nape of her neck. Woman on right is wearing a dark skirt, white shirt, white jacket, and black bow tie. She has her gray hair pulled back. Shrubbery (or small tree) behind them. They may be standing in front of a railed porch. Person can be seen on porch to far right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy is dark.
Date: unknown

[Ed Priester in his buggy]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Ed Priester in his buggy. A dark horse with a least three white stocking feet (cannot see fourth) seen. Priester (who we can see only in profile) is wearing a dark colored suit with dark hat. A (at least two story) brick building is in the background. Scanned image is of copy.
Date: unknown

[J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas in the 1890's. Five men are standing on the bank in foreground of photograph. The man in the center, wearing a dark jacket, pants, and hat is holding two oars. There is a pole sticking out of the ground in the center, right, background. Ferry is next to the bank and has a man on horse to left, a buggy pulled by two white horses, and four people standing on ferry. Opposite bank of river has trees cattle (4) in background. Scanned image is of copy. Blank (white) area at bottom of photo.
Date: unknown

[Young woman holding a baby on her left knee]

Description: Photograph of a young woman holding a baby on her left knee. She is also hugging a dog with her right arm. A string is attached to something on the upper right of photo. Trees in background. Back of photo reads in blue ink: Jocko, The Braly Baby and yours truly at Lake Oscawaua. Back of photo has VELOX stamped in several places.
Date: unknown

[William Kinchen Davis]

Description: Photograph (copy) of William Kinchen Davis, a member of the Mier Expedition. Davis has a chain wrapped around his shoulder and attached to his left ankle. He is seated and is wearing a dark three-piece suit with a dark hat. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy is not centered and is dark.
Date: unknown

[James Joshua Adams (1869-1963)]

Description: Photograph (copy) of James Joshua Adams (1869-1963) who was one of the owners of the Three Brothers Saloon in Richmond, Texas as identified on back of picture in black ink. Portrait is in oval matte and ends below the chest. Adams has dark hair that is parted on his left side. He is wearing a light colored jacket with a white shirt and darker colored print tie.
Date: unknown

[Crowd gathered to watch a strong man]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a crowd gathered to watch the feats of a strong man near the Richmond railroad depot. The strong man can be seen in the center of the crowd with the center of a long rod in his mouth. Two men on each end of rod are holding it steady. Children are to the front of the crowd and one man in rear of crowd is seated on a horse. Railroad tracks in right background. Wooden building on left. Other buildings and a horse and cart in background to right. Scanned image is of the copy. Blank (white) area at bottom of photo.
Date: unknown

[Congressman Moore and his family]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Congressman Moore and his family. Young girl on left is wearing a knee length dress with black bows, belt and trim at neckline (also lace) and she is leaning on a cane. Second woman is wearing a print dress with bib front that has black trimming. She has her dark hair in bun at crown of her head. Congressman Moore, who is seated is wearing light pants, dark jacket and tie, and white shirt. Fourth from left is a young man wearing a dark three piece suit. Mrs. Moore is seated and wearing a dark dress. Her dark hair is pulled into bun at top of her head. Sixth from left; young man is wearing a dark three piece suit. Last young man (on right) is seated who is seated in a chair is wearing a dark three piece suit (short pants). Scanned image is of copy.
Date: unknown

[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

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914

[Drawing of Jane Long]

Description: Photo reprint of a drawing of Jane Long. Long is wearing a dark jacket with light colored lapels She has her hair braided and pulled up on side. She is wearing a dark bonnet with white ruffled trim around hairline.
Date: unknown