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[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

[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

[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

[Rosenberg Freight depot]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of Rosenberg Freight depot, a one story brick structure elevated on a platform. Three dollies visible on the platform.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard

[Shultz Equipment Company]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Shultz Equipment Company that was located at Third Street and Avenue I. The store was destroyed by a fire in the 1940's. The store building is a two story brick building with glass front. Canopies cover part of the sidewalk (canopy on corner is rolled up). A truck is parked in front. Six automobiles are parked on the east side of building. Sign over front door reads: MAYTAG APPLIANCES. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[View from outside the teller windows at First National Bank in Richmond]

Description: Photograph of interior of the First National Bank in Richmond, Texas. Burt Winston is identified in ink on bottom of photo. Woman next to Winston is Hettie Nordhausen. Man dressed in dark suit in teller window next to woman in lighter color dress. Part of a chair in background in far right of photo. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Bottom of photo in ink: Burt Winston First National Bank Richmond, Texas 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard.]

Description: Photograph of women eating lunch at a table set up in a yard. Black and white image has been hand tinted in pink and green tones. Women are identified from left to right as follows: _______, Mrs. J.W. Slavin, _______, Mrs. Archie [Davis] Jones, Miss Fannie Sansbury, Mrs. Rachel Davis, Mrs. Mary McGee. Photograph has been removed from its original matte. Matte is a gray tri-fold enclosure with scalloped edges. Photograph opening has a slightly arched top.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Hilmar Moore, around the age of nine]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hilmar Moore as a boy (about 9), ca. 1931. Moore is wearing a white shirt with sailor collar. Photographer's mark at lower right of image, "Bachrach" (San Antonio)
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church, a stucco building]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church built in 1925 on the corner of Avenue H and 6th Street. The church is a stucco building with the bell tower on the northeast corner. A cross tops the bell tower and another one tops the building above the double door entrance. A Priest in black robe is standing on front steps of church. A statue can be seen on a ledge at the top of the northwest corner of the church. A large tree can be seen on far right of photo. Bottom of photo reads: THE HOLY ROSARY CHURCH, ROSENBERG, TEXAS, WHERE THE FIRST SOLEMN EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION WAS HELD ON 7TH OF JUNE, 1931. FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE IN ATTENDANCE. Scanned image is of the copy, as are the dimensions.
Date: June 7, 1931
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

[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

[Flood of 1932]

Description: Postcard image taken during flood of 1932 with written title of "Island Lake". Automobile in background. Trees to right and left of background.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard

["Island Lake" Postcard of the 1932 Flood]

Description: Postcard image titled "Island Lake" (on back) of 1932 flood. The dirt road in the foreground disappears under water at center of photo; there is also a blurred image in the background and trees to the right and left.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Postcard

[A man using cultivating equipment.]

Description: Photograph of a man using cultivating equipment. Man sitting on equipment is wearing denim pants and shirt with a straw hat. Four dark-colored mules are pulling the cultivator.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[Mule driven wagon loads of rice.]

Description: Photograph of mule driven wagon loads of rice. Men (holding tall whips) standing in wagons. Man on horse to far right. Four men standing in front of wagon train. Rice stacks in foreground. White spot in left corner.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[West end of Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic postcard West end of Rosenberg, showing curve in road. Railroad overpass in background. Postcard mailed from Norveil Phillippi to his mother, Hattie Phillippi in Indianapolis, IN, May 9, 1932.
Date: May 9, 1932
Item Type: Postcard

[Richmond High School Drum and Bugle Corps, 1934-1935.]

Description: Group photograph of Richmond High School Drum and Bugle Corps, 1934-1935. Girls are wearing uniforms of white high-collar,long sleeved shirts with four dark horizontal stripes across their chests, plain white mid-shin skirts, white socks and shoes, and dark pillbox hats. They are carrying their instruments or flags, and are standing on wooden bleachers.Girls are identified in black ink on the back as (order is unclear): Mary Jones, Kellie Peareson, Dorothy Henry, Mary Louise Thompson, Leila Ransom, Petrice Edelstein, Bud Collins, Henrietta Glass, Anida Darst, Helen Jane Farmer, Janice Ransom, Evelyn Edelstein Ethel Bates (Sponsor), Odele Martin (sponsor), Beverly Haskins, Irene Mehrens, "Bush" (Virginia?) Davis.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph

[Richmond School children, 1934.]

Description: Panoramic photograph of Richmond School children, 1934. Taken in yard of 1903 Richmond School ("Jane Long School"). "#2 Schlueter 3617 Main, Houston," and "Richmond 1934" printed in white on the photograph during photographic processing. Identified students are as follows: Front Row: 1.?, 2.?, 3.?,4. Albert Harrington, Jr., 5. Richard Joseph, 6.?, 7.?, 8. Glenn Mossback, 9. Tonie Davis, 10. John Rich, 11. Marshall Rich. Second Row: 1. Alice Syler, 2.?, 3.?, 4. ____ Potter, 5.?, 6.?, 7.?, 8. Marilyn Nichols, 9. Bettie Vacek (or Annie?), 10. Louise Haidock, 11. _____ Brown, 12. Etta Ruth (or Rae) Fields, 13.?, 14. Robbie Lee Phillips. Third Row: 1?., 2. Mrs. R.E. Scott, 3?., 4.?, 5. Frank Vacek, 6.?, 7.?, 8. _____ Jankowski, 9. Charles Hennegan, 10.?
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph