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[Cousin Laura Granddaughter of Gail Borden]

Description: Photograph (copy) of two women. Back of photo in blue ink reads: From Freeman A. Davis- Great Grandson of Kinchen W. Davis- "Cousin Laura Granddaughter of Gail Borden". Woman with wire rimmed eyeglasses on left is wearing a skirt with jacket and has her gray hair pulled back in a bun at nape of her neck. Woman on right is wearing a dark skirt, white shirt, white jacket, and black bow tie. She has her gray hair pulled back. Shrubbery (or small tree) behind them. They may be standing in front of a railed porch. Person can be seen on porch to far right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy is dark.
Date: unknown

[Ed Priester in his buggy]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Ed Priester in his buggy. A dark horse with a least three white stocking feet (cannot see fourth) seen. Priester (who we can see only in profile) is wearing a dark colored suit with dark hat. A (at least two story) brick building is in the background. Scanned image is of copy.
Date: unknown

[J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J.W. Ryon at ferry crossing in Richmond Texas in the 1890's. Five men are standing on the bank in foreground of photograph. The man in the center, wearing a dark jacket, pants, and hat is holding two oars. There is a pole sticking out of the ground in the center, right, background. Ferry is next to the bank and has a man on horse to left, a buggy pulled by two white horses, and four people standing on ferry. Opposite bank of river has trees cattle (4) in background. Scanned image is of copy. Blank (white) area at bottom of photo.
Date: unknown

[William Kinchen Davis]

Description: Photograph (copy) of William Kinchen Davis, a member of the Mier Expedition. Davis has a chain wrapped around his shoulder and attached to his left ankle. He is seated and is wearing a dark three-piece suit with a dark hat. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy is not centered and is dark.
Date: unknown

[James Joshua Adams (1869-1963)]

Description: Photograph (copy) of James Joshua Adams (1869-1963) who was one of the owners of the Three Brothers Saloon in Richmond, Texas as identified on back of picture in black ink. Portrait is in oval matte and ends below the chest. Adams has dark hair that is parted on his left side. He is wearing a light colored jacket with a white shirt and darker colored print tie.
Date: unknown

[Crowd gathered to watch a strong man]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a crowd gathered to watch the feats of a strong man near the Richmond railroad depot. The strong man can be seen in the center of the crowd with the center of a long rod in his mouth. Two men on each end of rod are holding it steady. Children are to the front of the crowd and one man in rear of crowd is seated on a horse. Railroad tracks in right background. Wooden building on left. Other buildings and a horse and cart in background to right. Scanned image is of the copy. Blank (white) area at bottom of photo.
Date: unknown

[Congressman Moore and his family]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Congressman Moore and his family. Young girl on left is wearing a knee length dress with black bows, belt and trim at neckline (also lace) and she is leaning on a cane. Second woman is wearing a print dress with bib front that has black trimming. She has her dark hair in bun at crown of her head. Congressman Moore, who is seated is wearing light pants, dark jacket and tie, and white shirt. Fourth from left is a young man wearing a dark three piece suit. Mrs. Moore is seated and wearing a dark dress. Her dark hair is pulled into bun at top of her head. Sixth from left; young man is wearing a dark three piece suit. Last young man (on right) is seated who is seated in a chair is wearing a dark three piece suit (short pants). Scanned image is of copy.
Date: unknown

[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

[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

[Drawing of Jane Long]

Description: Photo reprint of a drawing of Jane Long. Long is wearing a dark jacket with light colored lapels She has her hair braided and pulled up on side. She is wearing a dark bonnet with white ruffled trim around hairline.
Date: unknown

[Railroad tracks and the Harvey House in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the railroad tracks and the Harvey House in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is the two-story wooden building to far right of photo. Railroad tracks on right of photo. Another set of tracks in background. Dark painted buildings (one has a wooden platform built on top with a ladder leading to platform) on left of photo. Written in white at bottom right of photo: ROSENBERG, TEXAS. Houses in background. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[M. Lewis Hat and Shoe Store]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the M. Lewis Hat and Shoe Store. The store is a two story wooden building with glass show windows in front. Bottom of windows reads: (left side of front door) M. LEWIS OUTLET (and on right side of front door) M. LEWIS HATS SHOES. Five men, one child, and two women are standing on the sidewalk in front of the store. A black dog is sleeping in front of window on right. A harnessed horse is tied to post in far left bottom corner. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[Harvey House at the railroad station in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Harvey House at the railroad station in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is a two story wooden building with a covered sidewalk. View is of the northwest corner of building. A man is standing in front of the building on the sidewalk. Sign to left of a dark one-story wooden building reads: LUNCH ROOM FRED HARVEY. Railroad tracks in foreground. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[Ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas as written in white on left of photo. The photo shows three men standing in front of cylindrical shaped tanks. Man on left is wearing dark pants, white shirt and dark hat. Man in center is wearing a dark suit with white shirt. Man on right, with arms across his chest, is wearing dark pants, light shirt (sleeves rolled up to elbows) with suspenders. Two women and three children to far left of photo (two of the children are standing on a block of ice). Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[First block of ice in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) shows the first block of ice in Rosenberg, Texas (as written in white on left of photo). The block of ice is on top of a wooden box labeled (upside down) Tiger Brand Laundry Soap. The block of ice is in front of the J. H. P. Davis Bank building on the corner of Avenue G and Third Street. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[Eagle Café in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the exterior of the Eagle Café in Rosenberg, Texas after a fire. Building has no glass in windows, roof is destroyed. A military jeep and a black automobile are parked in front of building. Top of an automobile in bottom right corner of photo. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown

[Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Mamie Davis, A.P. George, and Jennie Jones when they were young (before A.P. and Mamie were married). Davis is wearing a dark colored dress with two pins pinned on her chest. She has her long hair loose down her back and on her right shoulder. She has her left hand on a floral arrangement. George is wearing a three piece dark suit with white shirt and dark tie. Jones is wearing a Dark dress with buttons down the front to waist. She is seated in a chair. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: 1891

[Fire in the Eagle Café building in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a fire in the Eagle Café building in Rosenberg, Texas. This photo was taken of the northeast corner of the building as the firemen fight the fire at night. Eagle Café sign still visible at the north west corner of the building. Smoke can be seen billowing from the roof of the building. Crowd of people can be seen in the street watching the fire. Hoses run through the center of the street (highly visible in the dark). Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown