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[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

[A locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911. The locomotive has the number 3009 on the front. A man identified as Wiley Jones is standing on the left side of the locomotive. A Texas flag is flying to his left. A group of men can be seen in the background, right, in front of a wooden building. Trees in left background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1911

[Man reclining in a wooden chair]

Description: Photograph of man reclining in a wooden chair in an sparsely furnished office. Man is identified on the back of the photo in blue pen as "Grandpa James S. Alley, Rosenberg, Texas, Real Estate Office in Rosenberg about 1906-1912 on 3rd St." Calendar on wall dates to 1911. Alley is leaning back on the back legs of a wooden chair, reading the newspaper. There are three more chairs in the room, one in front of him and two behind him. Wall of office is made of horizontal wainscoting, white at the top, black at bottom 1.5 ft. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Matt is broken away along the top and right edges of the image. Image dimensions: 17.4 cm x 12.0 cm
Date: 1911

[Obituary of A.D. McNabb Sr.]

Description: Photograph of the newspaper clipping (and photo) of the obituary of A.D. McNabb, Sr. Clipping titled "Death of A.D. McNabb, Sr.". Photo (by Deane. 306 Preston Street, Houston, Texas.) Photograph is of the profile of a man with thinning, dark hair and a mustache. He is wearing a dark colored suit that is buttoned at top. He has a pin or decorative button at collar of white shirt.
Date: 1911

[Tubby (L.F.) O'Shieles on a pony]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Tubby (L.F.) O'Shieles on a pony. Kitty Marshall is standing next to the pony. The photograph was taken in 1911. O'Shieles is wearing short pants with white shirt with hat. Marshall is wearing a dark dress with bib front. She has a big bow and a necklace around her neck. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1911

[A Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911" as written on the bottom of the photograph in white. Banner on the locomotive reads: SANTA FE TYPE MALLET ARTICULATED COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVE LARGEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD BUILT AT TOPEKA SHOPS LENGTH 120 FEET 7 INCHES WEIGHT 850,000 POUNDS MOTIVE POWER 110,000 POUNDS COST $43,880.00 1911 (the rest is not legible). Two men are standing to the left of photograph and four men and one woman wearing a white dress are standing to the right of the photograph. A small tree is in the bottom right corner. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: November 11, 1911

[The 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School.]

Description: Photograph of the 1912 graduating class of Rosenberg High School. Mary Kruse, mother of the donor is second from the right on the front row. Seven women are seated in the front row - woman in center is holding a banner which reads: 1912 RHS. Five men and two women are standing in the back row. Double doors to the left of the photograph. There is a ruler hanging on a peg to the top right of the photograph. Wooden furniture to far right. Blurred white area to the top left of photo. Photograph is mounted on a brown textured cardboard matte. Matte has a gray textured rectangle that borders the perimeter of the photograph. Image dimensions are: 22.2 cm X 16.6 cm.
Date: 1912

["C.A. Moers hay baling crew"]

Description: Photograph of "C.A. Moers hay baling crew" as written on the back of the photograph. A young African-American boy is sitting on a hay baler that is beside two dark horses with harnesses. Two African-American men are on either side of a wagon. Man on horseback in background on left. A man is also standing on top of a wagon loaded with hay bales.
Date: 1912

[Children on tricycles.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of children on tricycles. The children are identified as: Mary Ann, Dot, Mary Jones and Mamie on the porch. The child at front is on a scooter. She has her left foot on the scooter and her right foot on the sidewalk. Two other children can partially be seen behind her. There is a tricycle (no rider) to the right of the front steps. A woman can be seen sitting on a porch swing to left of porch. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912

[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

[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