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["Welcome to Rosenberg" sign in downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, late 1940s. View along Ave H. Welcome to Rosenberg lighted sign featured at center. On reverse is note from Emma Phillippi to brother Norveil Phillippi and family. postmarked June 12, 1949, Rosenberg. Gulf station in background. Schaffers Drug Store on right.
Date: June 12, 1949
Item Type: Postcard

[Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore (Mrs. Hilmar Moore) and sons, Hilmar and Philip, 1949. Peareson is seated at a desk with Hilmar (age 2) sitting on the desk wearing a white jumper and Philip (Age 4) standing in front of her wearing a white shorts set. Photographer's mark, "S.L. Poor 1949"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Studio portrait of Dorothy Louise Schmidt]

Description: Studio (bust) portrait of Dorothy Louise Schmidt, ca. 1948. Dorothy is wearing a white blouse with a thin dark ribbon at the center of the collar. She has shoulder length curly dark blonde hair that is parted down the center. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding of Tonie Wessendorff Davis and Mary Ellen Hejl]

Description: Photograph from the wedding of Tonie Wessendorff Davis and Mary Ellen Hejl, 23, November 1948 at the First Methodist Church, Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas. The wedding party from left: Tommy W. Davis, A.Y. Sonny Scarborough, Antoinette Davis, Reverend Herman T. Morgan, Mary Ellen Hejl, Tonie Wessendorff Davis, Reverend James Allen Chapman, Frank Barrett Davis, Virginia Davis Scarborough, Syd Warren Davis. Bride is wearing a light colored suit and the groom is wearing a dark colored suit. They are standing in front of a white kneeler. Organist to right of photo. Stained glass windows in center of altar. Pews of people in foreground.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Business Section in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the business section of Richmond, Texas. Ben Franklin Stores (second building) and a Café are identified by sign. Eight cars are parallel parked along the street.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard

[Catholic Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Catholic Church, Richmond, Texas. Multi-colored brick building. Bell tower on northeast corner of building. Shrubs to right of photo and trees on left.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard

[City Hall in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of City Hall, Richmond, TX. Two-story brick building with monument to right of photo. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard

[Employees of the Imperial Sugar Company.]

Description: Group photograph of employees of the Imperial Sugar Company taken at their employee appreciation dinner in November of 1947. The group includes 46 men and two women (front row). Roof of a tin building in background. Imperial Sugar main building (brick with windows) in top right corner of photograph. Employees are identified as front row left to right: Gus Stabler, W. L. Friend, Mabel Dunkerly Woolley, Myrtle Friend Stabler, J. E. "Daddy" Blair, Claude Douglas, Homer Johnson, R. B. "Bob" Sheppard, Frank Schultz, Luke Thompson, J. Q. Boyer, H. R. Rushing, Louie Dreier, Vic Krehmeier, ? Willie Reese. Second Row: J. B. Fowler, Eluterio Cervantez, Juan Cervantez, J. F. "Jim" Guyer, R. A. Prikryl, M. M. McBride, Henry A. "Buck" Herder, A. M. Horn, W. L. Scarborough, E.O. Guenther, S. V. "Sid" Loper, J. M. "Jim" Sheppard, J.H. "Jinx" Hobbs, Paul Schumann, I.H. Kempner Sr, Harry G. Thompson, E.E. Saeger. Top Row: C. A. Dierks, Frank Tallas, W. T. "Bill" Matlage, Frank Hauerland, Ramaldo Nanez, Cosme Gonzales, Max Schumann, T. F. Freeland Smith, Arthur Rister, Frank Seitz, B. H. "Bennie" Varnau, O.W. "Otis" Enquist, Robert Harper, Frank Williams, Lee Townsend, Ted Harman.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Four generations of Moore family]

Description: Photographic portrait of 4 generations of Moore family, ca. 1947. Left to right, Dorothea Moore (age 2), John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Marie Bachman Guenther
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of left to right: H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr. (as printed on the back in pencil) at an Imperial Sugar Company employee recognition dinner. Thompson is wearing a three piece wool suit with dark tie. He has thinning gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses. He has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. He has his hands behind his back. Kempner, who is standing in front of a microphone, is wearing a pin-stripe dark three-piece suit with dark tie. He also has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. Kempner has his left hand in his pants pocket and is holding a page of paper in his right hand. A group of people can be seen seated in the background. Back of photo, stamped in purple: Bob Bailey fine photograph Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston 2, Texas. Negative Number 10864-7.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph of Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company. Circa: 1947. Thompson has thinning gray hair and is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt and striped tie. He has his hands clasped together and resting in his lap. A phone is hanging on the wall on right of photograph. Window with blinds in top, left background. Back of photo is stamped in red: HORACE G. TUCKER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER THE HOUSTON POST. Also written in black: 1 Col. Please save these cuts for Morris Frank.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Jane Long School in 1947]

Description: Postcard image of Jane Long School, Richmond, TX. One story brick building with flagpole in center of front sidewalk. Large tree to right and left of photo.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard