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[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall construction out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.013 Partial view of an automobile in lower right. There is a man wearing a white shirt and hat walking away from the camera to the right on the other side of a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, stray lumber in front]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, July 2, 1957. Photo is from west side of courthouse. Wall constructed out of cinder blocks. Wall framing is visible. Similar to 1998.023.014 Front portion of an automobile is visible in the right bottom corner. To left, a man wearing a dark shirt and hard hat (facing camera) can be seen standing behind a pile of wood.
Date: July 2, 1957

[Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, lumber and tools to the left]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse addition construction, June 3, 1957. Contractor was Bell Construction. Foundation work. A man wearing light colored pants, dark shirt, gloves, and hat is walking across the new foundation. Another man to left of foundation is wearing a hardhat with light colored shirt. Partial view of man with straw hat (dark band) on far right. Man (back of) in a trench next to the new foundation on the right.
Date: June 3, 1957

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown and Judge G.P. Hardy]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (r) and Judge G.P. Hardy (l) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. Judge Hardy, who has eyeglasses, is wearing a blue suit with white pin stripe. Brown is wearing a navy blue suit. Judge Hardy's bench is in the background. Chalkboard to top right corner. Bottom of photo in ink reads: Sidney Brown.
Date: 1955~

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown with his right hand raised in the air]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (center) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. G.P. Hardy is at back left. Judge Brown has his right hand raised in the air. Judge Hardy is seated at his bench to the left of the photograph. Partial view of a man in bottom right corner. Railing with brief case in front of and behind it in foreground.
Date: 1955~

[Rice harvesting operation.]

Description: Photograph of rice harvesting operation. Sacks of rice in far right corner. Two men (backs to camera) filling rice sacks in center of photo. Threshing machine to left. Horse drawn wagons in background (right).
Date: 1954

[A rice threshing scene. Large groups of people are standing nearby.]

Description: Photograph of a rice threshing scene. Crowd of people watching threshing machines at work. Rice is pouring out of the thresher from the center to the right side of photo. Boy in a striped shirt in right, foreground. Automobiles can be seen in far left background. Photo has bent areas.
Date: 1954

[photograph of I.H. Kempner, Jr. sent to Sarah Thompson in November of 1953]

Description: Photograph of I.H. "Herbert" Kempner Jr. sent to Sarah Thompson in November of 1953 by Imperial Sugar Company president. The portrait is mounted on a tan matte which reads: George Maniatia 45 West 57th Street, N.Y. The photograph is encased in a tan folder with the same photographer name on front. Photograph shows I.H. Kempner Jr. seated in a wooden chair (Photo ends at hips). Kempner Jr. is wearing a suit (with stripe pattern) white shirt, and tie with diamond shapes of multi colors. He has thin, dark hair and has his hands folded across his lap. Image dimensions are: 18.4 cm X 24.3 cm
Date: November 1953

[Reunion of 1926 Rosenberg High School graduates]

Description: Photograph of reunion of 1926 Rosenberg High School graduates taken Sept. 2, 1951 by Humpola Photo Studios. 1st Row: Bessie Brumbelow Gothard, Rosa Tejml Baker, Marjorie Bolton Stern, Winona Snedecor Schendel, Emma Phillipi Miller, Caddie Cardwell Williams 2nd Row: Mabel Schulz Baker, Lena Moers Blasdel, Earl Boyd 3rd Row: Lawrence Board, Bennie Reue, Leal Kovar, Arthur Geise, Thomas Hopkins. Refer to newspaper article in file
Date: September 2, 1951

[Reunion of 1926 Rosenberg High School graduates and their families]

Description: Photograph of reunion of 1926 Rosenberg High School graduates taken Sept. 2, 1951 by Humpola Photo Studios. Graduates and families. see 1998.025.001 for graduate names. Refer to newspaper article in file The bottom row of children are seated on the ground. Boy on far right has a helmet in his lap and he is resting his chin on top of it.
Date: September 2, 1951

[Photograph of Josephine M. Reyes at an elementary playground]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Josephine M. Reyes taken at the elementary playground in Sugar Land, Texas in 1951. Reyes is sitting on the back of her heels and has her left hand on a pipe (probably a leg of a swing set) and she is wearing a dark dress with white trim at neckline and down front of dress. She has her dark hair pulled back. Swings in background, right. Trees in background to left and right. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of Manuel Reyes, Jr. leaning on a tree]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Manuel Reyes, Jr., an Imperial Sugar employee taken in 1951. Reyes is wearing light colored pants, white shirt, and light colored hat. He is standing next to a tree and has his left hand on a branch of the tree. His right hand is on his hip. There is a tin building on the left side of the photograph. A fence can be seen on the right in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951

[Photograph of Manuel Reyes, Jr. sitting on cement]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Manuel Reyes, Jr. sitting on a the edge of a cement structure. He is wearing a light colored pants, white shirt, and light colored hat. He has his left knee bent and over the edge of the cement edge. His arms are folded and in his lap. The three children playing behind him are identified as: Manuel Reyes III, Mary Jane Reyes, and Raymond Reyes. A wooden bridge can be seen in background to the left and buildings, including the Imperial Sugar Plant, in background on right. The photograph was taken in Sugar Land, Texas in 1951. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1951