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[Rosenberg Public School students in front of closed doors]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg Public School students, 1919. Norveil Phillippi may be third boy from left on top row. The group of students are standing/seated in front of the double (closed) doors of the brick building. An adult woman dressed in dark skirt and jacket with white shirt (has large rounded collar) is sitting fifth from left in second row.
Date: 1919

[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919

[Rosenberg Public School students c. 1917]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg Public School students, ca. 1917. Four rows of students are standing in front of a white wooden building. Building has vines climbing up wall to far right of photo. Adult male standing on left of photo wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt.
Date: 1917

[Rosenberg Public School students c. 1916]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg Public School students, ca. 1916. Students are standing in front of a white wooden building. The teacher, wearing a dark three-piece suit, is standing to the right of photo. He has his hands behind his back. A bicycle wheel can be seen on far right of photo.
Date: 1916

[Two children and three dogs in Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of two children and three dogs in front of two story house in Rosenberg, TX. Boy is probably Norveil Phillippi. Reverse side is marked in pencil, This is the picture of our home. Hattie is Norveil Phillippi's mother. The family moved to the Rosenberg area between 1904 and 1908.
Date: 1916

[Two oil derricks]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two oil derricks. Car and wagon are on the road in front of the derricks. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "For a long time, oil has been the biggest game in town. Even in 1916 when Houston thoroughfares had as many horses and buggies as automobiles. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1920, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1916

[The Booth Home, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Booth Home, Booth, Texas. Picket fence in foreground. Booth home in upper, left corner of photo. Person walking on dirt road.
Date: 1915

[Business section of Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is marked "Business section of Rosenberg." Rosenberg State bank is at right of photo.
Date: 1915

[Businesses in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of businesses in Rosenberg, Texas. Businesses seen are: Gold Standard Saloon (left), Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. (far right), M. Lewis Dry Goods. Two men in buggies are in front of the dry goods store. Two automobiles on right side of street.
Date: 1915

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon cook]

Description: Postcard of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon and camp cook, ca. 1915. Moore is standing behind camp table in a three piece suit and hat, with his foot up on the bench. African American chuck wagon cook is sitting on the other bench, wearing a cowboy hat, light shirt, dark pants. Chuck wagon is behind Moore and cook.
Date: 1915

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915

[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915

[Train with three men]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a train with three men sitting on front of engine, one in at the controls, and two standing at left. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Houston had become an important railhead by 1920. Gandy dancers laid the track that carried the trains that helped turn Houston into a major transportation center. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915

[Group of people in front of a locomotive at Rosenberg, TX c. 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of Locomotive at Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1914. Banner on locomotive reads, Santa Fe type mallet articulated compound locomotive. Largest locomotive in the world. Built at Topeka Shops. . . 1911 People are gathered along locomotive to view it. Harvey House in right background.
Date: 1914

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914

[1913 flood in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of 1913 flood in Richmond, Texas. Water visible in bottom half of photo. White, wooden house with porch surrounded by white picket fence on left. White house in background, also. Top, right corner is torn (piece missing).
Date: December 10, 1913

[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

[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

[Crabb Switch during 1913 flood]

Description: Postcard image of Crabb Switch during 1913 flood. Crabb sign to left of photo. Road under water to left, also. Railroad tracks to right. Wagon in far left corner.
Date: 1913