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[A "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)".]

Description: Photograph titled a "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)" on front of the picture. One story white building with white railed porch in foreground of photograph. Other two story stucco and brick buildings in the background on the same street as the white buildings. Utility poles on left of photograph.
Date: 1919

[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

[The "Ice and Light Plant, Rosenberg".]

Description: Photograph of the "Ice and Light Plant, Rosenberg" as titled on the front of photograph and written on the back. The plant is a white one story stucco building. Fence in front of building. Water tower seen in the background. Buildings on right of photograph.
Date: 1919

[A man standing to the left of a building in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a building in Rosenberg, Texas. A two story stucco building with attached covering over sidewalks. The building is on the corner of a street. A man is standing to the left of the building. Utility pole on left. Tree branch in upper right corner. A two story brick building on right.
Date: 1919

[The Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond]

Description: Photograph of the Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond High School. Women are dressed in light colored shirts with big white collars. Five of the women have scarves around their collars. They are seated on the steps of the school with a basketball with R.H.S. Champions 1918 printed on the ball. Team members identified (written on back of photo in pencil) from left to right as: Bottom row: Lucile Rich, Rosalie Daughtery, Marguerite Wessendorff. Top row: Johnny Winder, Coach - Margaret Hodges, Aline Austin, and Mary Haggard.
Date: 1918

[Clara and Frank Maresh]

Description: Clara and Frank Maresh dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms for the funeral of their uncle Frank Maresh's funeral in Sealy, TX Clara is wearing a white dress with white nurse habit on her head. She is holding a white flag with cross on it. Frank is wearing a army uniform and is holding an American flag. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918

[Plane wreckage in Fort Bend County in 1918]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "plane wreckage in Fort Bend County in 1918, " as type written on back of photo. African American man standing on left of wing. Two children dressed in coats and hat are standing in front of the plane wing. They are standing to either side of a circular emblem on wing. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918

[School children dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms]

Description: Studio portrait of school children dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms for the funeral of Frank Maresh in 1918. Maresh died in France shortly after WWI ended. His body was returned to Sealy and buried in the local cemetery. Children in front row are Clara and Frank Maresh, niece and nephew of Frank. Boy and girl in front row are each holding a flag (girl cross; boy American flag). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918

[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

[Lee Quinn Nesbett]

Description: Photograph of Lee Quinn Nesbett sitting on the porch of Winston Bassett's home at 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas. Nesbett has short dark hair and is wearing a light colored dress that has ruffled three-tiered hemline. She has her right elbow on her knee with her chin resting in the palm of her right hand. The porch has ornate posts that are painted in light and dark colors. Porch has railing with criss-cross and circle patterns between rails. Picket fence in background on far left. Identification on back of photo in pencil.
Date: 1917

[Progress Band of Fairchilds, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Progress Band of Fairchilds, Texas in 1916. Probably the first band of Fort Bend County. The large drum to the left of the band members proclaims their name: PROGRESS BAND. The members are wearing dark jackets with white pants, and band hats. Fourth from right has been identified as E. H. Walenta; and second from left has been identified as B. B. Stavinoha. The band (holding their instruments) is standing in front of a white wooden building. {one copy shows a young child squatted on the edge of a porch on far left of photo, both copies are marked 1982.033.012. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1916

[Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff as a teenager (about 16 yrs old). Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 12.0 cm x 20.5 cm. See 1972.093.152 for a duplicate photo on a different style matte.
Date: 1915

[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image dimensions: 12 cm x 20.2 cm See 1972.093.142 for duplicate image on different mount
Date: 1915

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915

[Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family]

Description: Photograph (copy, originals found in the Moore Home) of the Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family taken in 1915. Guenther's wife, his two daughters, and Guenther. Photograph has dark cropping around it. Mrs. Guenther on left is wearing a black lace overdress with white underneath. She has a necklace with large pendant. Her dark hair is softly pulled up into bun. Her daughters are wearing white dresses. Mr. Guenther, who has graying dark hair, is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and dark tie. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915

[Dorothea Guenther. She has a huge bow in her hair.]

Description: Portrait of Dorothea Guenther. She has a huge bow in her hair worn to the left side of her head. The bodice of her dress has an intricate pattern along it. It appears to be gathered in the center of the bodice.
Date: 1915

[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~

[The interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. View of the teller booths.]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. T.A. Wessendorff is standing in teller's booth at the left edge of the image. Bundled wheat shafts is hung to the right of the cashier window. Floor is tiled in snowflake or flower pattern. Cuspidors on the floor at left and next to table at right. There is a 1.5 x 1.5 cm piece missing from the photograph located along the top edge 6.5 cm from the left corner. Surface damage--maybe bugs? Damaged areas have been filled in with pencil.
Date: 1915

[J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas, in 1915. Man on left is standing in a hay-loaded wagon. Man in middle is leaning against the large stack of hay and has hay on a hay fork that he is holding up over his head. There is a third man standing on top of the hay stack. Top of fence posts in foreground. Fence and partial view of a white building in far left corner.
Date: 1915

[Jane Long Oil Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Jane Long Oil Portrait (see 1987.003), taken before painting was altered to make Long look young. In dark wooden oval frame with berry or nut and leaf motif applique at top, bottom, left, right.. Dates are derived from photographer's mark, Schlueter, who worked in the Houston and Fort Bend County areas in the 1910s.
Date: 1915

[John M. Moore while he was attending the University of Texas.]

Description: Photograph of John M. Moore taken while he was attending the University of Texas ca. 1915. He is facing left and wearing a dark jacket and vest, with a white shirt and dark tie. Bottom right of photo has name of photographer: THE ELLIOTS, AUSTIN, TEX.
Date: 1915