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[The Depot in Rosenberg.]

Description: Photograph of the Depot in Rosenberg (as identified on the front and back of photograph). The depot is a one story building. Photograph is of the northeast corner of the building (utility pole at this corner.) Other buildings (2) in background right.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothea Guenther c. 1913.]

Description: Photograph of Dorothea Guenther ca. 1913. She is wearing a floral print gown with pearl design at center of bodice and at sleeves (dangling length of pearls). A sash of material extends from her left shoulder, down to her waist. She has her hands behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothea Guenther Moore with John Moore III (as an infant).]

Description: Photograph of Dorothea Guenther Moore with John Moore III (as an infant). She is wearing a white dress with darker collar and inset at sleeves, dark ribbon at waist. Her hair is parted to the side and pulled back in a bun a the nape of her neck. The infant is wearing a white gown. Original photo is in a cardboard folder with DROW, SAN ANTONIO embossed on front.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothea Guenther. Taken while at Ogontz School in Pennsylvania.]

Description: Portrait of Dorothea Guenther taken while at Ogontz School in Pennsylvania. Dorothea is wearing a dress with tiny dark circles. It has a netting type layer of bodice with beadwork trim. Beads are also seen on the short sleeves. She has dark hair that is pulled up and toward crown of her head. She is sitting in a wooden chair and has her left hand on the armrest. Portrait ends at knees.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Richmond, c. 1911]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Richmond, ca. 1911. Photo is taken along third street by railroad tracks, looking south toward J.H.P. Bank Building. Horses and wagons in foreground. Photo is blurry.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Copy print of the scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Automobiles parked in left corner of photo. Blurred image of man walking on sidewalk to the right of the photo. Fire hydrant in right corner of photo also.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Eleanor Jane as a baby]

Description: Postcard image of Eleanor Jane as a baby. She is dressed in white and is sitting in a high chair with the tray in front of her.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

[Fifth grade class at Rosenberg School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of fifth grade class at Rosenberg School in 1913. Students have been identified as left to right: Teacher, Lena Goodman, Rose Sibyl, LaVonne Hobbs, Clarie Coats, Elizabeth Weisner, Norma Whistler, Marie Moore, Edwin Hardin, Ben D. Ward, Supt. V.L. Peterson Second row: Neta Donnaly, Nelly Ray Lowery, Ethel Speight, Leora Cooper, ?? Hopkins, Josie Marshall, Eula Hopkins, Garna Ward, Helen Griffith Third row: Sidney Clark, Lewis J.O. Vogelsang, Burt Gray, Percy McKean, L.F. O'Shieles, Alphonse Schmidt, Louie Parrott, Henry Meyer, Joe Tobola , Floyd Ryba, Edwin Kroesche, Johnnie McNabb. The students are standing in front of a white wood building. Bottom row far left, teacher is wearing a white dress with a flower pinned to the center of her dress. The Superintendent is wearing a dark suit with white shirt and he is sitting on a wooden barrel on right of first row. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[The first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Tintype image of the first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas. The station is a two story wooden building. The attached covered walkway has post with arch trim at top. Eight men are standing to the left of the building. A utility pole is on the far left of the photograph.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Five young women]

Description: Photograph (copy from a photo in the Moore Home) of a group of five young women. The only one identified is Dorothea Moore (bottom, center) who married John M. Moore II in 1916. All of the women have large bows at the back of their hair (except woman on far left - her bow is to the left of her head). They are all wearing white shirred front dresses and the three young women to the right are wearing necklaces with large pendants. They each have at least one pin on their shoulders. The photograph is generally cropped at the waist and is softly faded around the group. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Flood of 1913 in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the flood of 1913. Richmond businesses seen are: The Rosen Store, Robinowitz Bros., Postcard is cracked across middle.
Date: December 10, 1913
Item Type: Postcard

[Flood scene in Rosenberg in 1912]

Description: Postcard of flood scene in Rosenberg in 1912. Story and a half, white house with porch in foreground. Swollen Brazos River in right corner and in background. Other homes obscured by trees.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas on December 9, 1913. Flood waters in foreground. Windmill and small water tower to left of photo. Street on right. Houses in background.
Date: December 9, 1913
Item Type: Postcard

[Four children at play.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four children at play. The children are identified as: Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers, Dott and Mary Ann. An infant is sitting in a wooden wagon. A girl is standing behind the wagon. Two children are standing back to back on right of photograph. Picket fence and one tree in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Four unidentified men in a 1913 Buick]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four unidentified men in a 1913 Buick. Driver is wearing a white shirt, dark tie and hat. The other men are wearing dark suits and white shirts. Man in back seat to right has his hat on his knee. Wooden building in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Full length portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac]

Description: Studio (full length) portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac, probably about the time of her marriage in 1910. Zapalac is wearing a white shirtwaist and a dark skirt. Louise has her dark hair parted in the center and pulled back into a bun. She has her left arm by her side (watch on wrist and ring on finger), and her right arm behind her. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Full-length studio portrait of Sheriff M.L. Woolley]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley. Full-length studio portrait. Woolley, who has a thick dark mustache, is wearing a dark suit and hat with white shirt. Single lapel pin and watch fob are visible. He has his left hand on his hip, his other hand is at his right side. Woolley was FBC Sheriff from 1911-1914.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[A group of adults sitting on a porch in the summer of 1912.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on a porch in the summer of 1912. They are only identified as: Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Bell, Sister, Cuz Mamie and Caddie. Two men wearing suits are sitting in in a porch swing on the left. Three women are sitting in chairs on the right. Partial view of a fourth woman. Arches of porch and rail can be seen in background on left to center. Rocking chair in left foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph