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[Downtown Rosenberg, c. 1960]

Description: Copy of photo of downtown Rosenberg, looking east along Ave. 6 at 3rd St., ca. 1960. Rosenberg water tower is two blocks back on right, cars are diagonally parked along street.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Fishing rod]

Description: Fishing rod that has a long yellowish-white rod with five [Blank] attached with yellow and black [Blank]. The handle is green painted metal. The cork grip is missing, mostly likely rotted off. The reel is a cylinder shape and is silver in color. It has four thin bars separating the two flat ends of the reel, and one big bar, the spool in the center with cloth string wrapped around it. One side has a crank for winding the string. It has yellow handles that have been painted black.
Date: 1960

[Wessendorff Lumber Company building.]

Description: Glossy 8 x 10 print of the Wessendorff Lumber Company building before it was torn down in the 1960s. Two cars are parked in front of the store. There are two areas on the back of the print where it looks like tape has been pulled off (upper left corner and lower right corner).
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[The Dedication of the Mamie George Prayer Chapel.]

Description: Photograph of the Dedication of the Mamie George Prayer Chapel by the Daughters of the American Revolution on June 12, 1960. Group of people (mainly women wearing hats). One is seated in front in a metal folding chair. Texas Flag to far left of photo. People in photo identified (in black type) as left to right: Back row: Mrs. Mary Huntington, Unknown, Unknown, Irma Dru Hutchison, Unknown, Reverend Oren Helvey, P.E. Peareson, Mrs. R.E. (Mary D.) Moore, Mrs. T.B. Robinson. Front row: Unknown, Mrs. Hampton Robinson, Reverend Skinner, Mrs. J.A. Wessendorff (Jane), Mrs. Rusk Roane, Mrs. Grace Briscoe (Mason), Maybelle Armstrong. Seated in front: Mrs. A.P. George (Mamie)
Date: June 12, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Dyer Cemetery in Richmond]

Description: Print of the Dyer Cemetery, Richmond. Wiley Martin Monument if foreground. House in background. Other monuments in background. Taken 3-21-1962. Removed from album, glue and paper residue on back.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Eldridge Home in Sugar Land]

Description: Photo of the Eldridge Home, Sugar Land. Two and a half story house with closed in second story porch. Three cars are parallel parked in front of adjacent building and a truck is parked in front of the Eldridge Home. Water tower visible in upper right corner.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave of Thomas Jeff Smith]

Description: Print of the grave of Thos. Jeff. Smith in the Morton Cem., Rich. Smith was Mason Briscoe's Grandfather who was with Fanin at Goliada. Photo shows monument with urn on top at left, brick crypt at center, plain rectangular at right.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Jane Long Hotel]

Description: Photo of the site of Jane Long Hotel, Richmond, on east side of 4th St. between Morton and Railroad Streets. Site is empty lot with cement retaining wall and three steps.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph