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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Ox team pulling a wagon through downtown]

Description: Copy of photo of ox team (12 oxen) pulling a wagon through downtown Rosenberg. J.H.P. Davis Building/ Meyer Forster Land and Loan is in the background. Man in black suit by wagon is identified as H.E. Boring. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Old Timers, Rosenberg, Texas, Photo by Holmans."
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the front porch of the Adams house]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Adams house that was located at 515 S. Second Street, Richmond, Texas. The photograph was taken in 1906. View is the north east corner of the white wooden house with dark painted shutters. The porch has post supports with intricate wood work toward tops. The porch rail has intricate design, also. The front steps have rails leading to the front yard. The picket fence and trees can be seen in the background to the right of the photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Plaza Hotel, Rosenberg]

Description: Copy of photo of Plaza Hotel, Rosenberg. Two men in front of hotel with automobile, two men on front porch, child on upper porch.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Rosenberg High School, car parked to the left]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Rosenberg High School. Written at bottom in white: HIGH SCHOOL. ROSENBERG, TEXAS. School building is a three story brick building. Several trees around the school obscure the view. An automobile (to left) parked under one tree. School was located facing Avenue H and 8th Street. Circa 1913-1967. It was torn down in 1967 for the construction of the Weingarten Plaza. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, patented July 20, 1915. 4.5 " (11.8 cm) diameter with coiled handle. Damper body is round with three oval holes.
Date: 1915

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, pat. July 20, 1915. 11.8 cm diameter damper body with three oval holes. Handle is spring coiled. See 1999.008.014, 1999.008.015 for other examples of same model
Date: 1915

[Street scene in Rosenberg, bakery to the right of photo]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a street scene in Rosenberg, Texas circa 1915. Two story white business to left ? And Sons Store (sign is obscured by tree on left). Two trees (men standing under them) in center of photo. City Bakery can be seen to the right of the trees. Two children are in the street in front of the City Bakery. Dirt street in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Street scene in Rosenberg, City Drug Store to the left]

Description: Photograph (copy) of street scene in Rosenberg, Texas circa: 1915. Businesses seen are City Drug Store (far right brick building) A.G. Neighbor, Proprietor; City Bakery; and Meat Market. Two men are standing on sidewalk in front of the City Drugs. A man is walking in front of City Bakery. Person is standing in the doorway of the Meat Market and two adults and two children in white can be seen at far end of sidewalk. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Threshing of rice near Beasley, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the threshing of rice near Beasley, Texas in 1915. R.V. Board leased the Chaney farm for rice farming purposes. The girls on the left are the Chaney girls and the house in the background (left) is the Chaney house. The man at right of photo wearing white straw hat (with dark band), dark pants and vest, white shirt, and dark tie, is the rice buyer who is discussing the sale with R. V. Board (father of Lawrence Board, donor of photo). Sacks of rice in foreground. Two African-American men are standing on a wagon in center of photo. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Photo and cardboard are in poor condition.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard

the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas.

Description: Photograph mounted on gray cardboard mat of the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas. Four men on porch (one African-American) and a boy in the doorway. Two chickens in foreground. Back of photo identifies man with white shirt near post as W.P. Woolley and man in hat and tall boots as possible Ned Gibson.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Sheriff M.L. Woolley wearing a dark jacket]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley, taken March 22, 1914. Portrait is a bust shot of Woolley, who is wearing a dark jacket, tie, and white shirt. He has dark hair, a thick dark mustache, and is wearing wire rimmed eyeglasses.
Date: March 22, 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[1913 Buick]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a 1913 Buick with the top in place. Tin roofed barn with open doors in background. Another wooden building on right of photo (with open door.)
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Concord School of Fairchilds, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Concord School of Fairchild, Texas about 1914. The teacher was Miss Fannie Dedek. Girl in front row on far left is blurred. Teacher is standing in last row on far right. She is wearing a white blouse with darker colored skirt. Her hands are behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back. The group is standing in front of a white, wooden building.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph