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Description: photograph of house identified on back in pencil as W.K. Davis House, located at the corner of Jackson and 4th St. in Richmond. Two story house, unpainted, with double porches across front of home. Three chimneys visible on left side of house. Three people are standing on the front steps. Trees are bare, trunks are protected with wooden enclosures. Slat board fence encloses yard of house. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner of matte is broken off as of 3/2000. Allover foxing, fading, yellowing. Image dimensions: 21.1 cm x 13.8 cm
Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (right) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. Brown is standing with Norveil Phillippi. Brown is holding a piece of cake.
Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (right) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. Zora Dell Cole is at back left. G.P. Hardy is at center back. Brown is holding a gavel in front of the courtroom. People sitting in benches in foreground.
Description: Photographic portrait of Richmond School Children , ca. 1883-1885. Photo shows man, two women, and 46 children. Photo is darkened and yellowed. It is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has all four corners broken off, with break at bottom left cutting across the image. Image is also torn along right edge near the bottom. Identifications were originally written in pencil on back of matte. Those that were dark enough to decipher were copied over in blue pen. Identifications are as follows, left to right, top to bottom: Fannie Lamar, Mary Kohan, Carrol Bar___, Mattie Bull, P_____ Dyer, Phil McGee, See Dyer, Walter McGowan, Jimmy Dyer, B_____ Davis, Bassett Blakely, Mary Kochan, __allie Ryon, Bille Dyan (Ryon?), Miss Julie Norwood, Mrs. Norwood, Mr. _______, Tonie Wessendorff, John Baker, Joe _______, _______,________, _______, ________, Nettie ________ [Laurie Winston], Kate _________, Howard Dyer, Will Andrus, Lizzie McGee, Pearlie Winston, Jennie Jones, Annie Sommerville, Lida Beker, Birdie Winston, Leila ________, Alex Davis, Charlie ______, Mildred ______, Mildred Davis, Minnie Mahue, Lillie Rambeau, Mamie Davis, Winnie Warford, Alli________, ________, ________, _______, _______, ______.
Description: Colored Polaroid photograph of the Fairview Café with a 1964 Ford (green) car parked in front. The Café was located in the 3100 block , south side, of Avenue H in Rosenberg, Texas (the Fort Bend Federal Parking lot is now at this location). The Café is a white one story stucco building with red sign above entrance which proclaims: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ STEAKS SEA FOOD CHICKEN. Newspaper vending machines can be to the left on entrance. Back of photo has the Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Description: Portrait of Wiley Powell Jones, brother of Laura Jones and son of Henry Jones. He is posed standing, with his left arm propped up and he is wearing a dark-colored suit. The border around the photograph creates an arch shape. Back of photo states: "Mamas favorite brother of Richmond, TX"
Description: Photographic print of Richmond Motor Car Company, ca. 1921. Richmond Motor Car Co. was located on Morton Street (Southwest corner of Morton and 2nd?) in Richmond, owned by T.A. Wessendorff. One story brick building with metal awning. Car ramp at right of picture provides access from the street into the building. Image is mounted on cotton gauze. Image dimensions: 20.2 cm x 14.6 cm. Identification on back in blue pen.
Description: Photograph of Wessendorff Lumber Yard, about 1906. Long lumber sheds on left and right sides of image. Mule cart with three African American men sitting on top of a load of lumber are at center. The two men standing in front of the cart in white shirts holding books are T.B. Wessendorff and Ed Wessendorff. Two more white men are standing at the corner of the right shed at the right edge of the photo. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Top right and bottom left corners are broken off. There are pencil marks all over the image surface. Image dimensions: 17.4 cm x 12.0 cm
Description: photographic school portrait of Richmond School children (all about 8-10 yrs old.), ca. 1890. Children are posed on steps between two octagonal white pillars, with dark brick wall and double door behind them. Boys are in rows 1 & 4, girls in rows 2 & 3. Several girls and boys are holding their hats in their laps. Identified children are: front row, 4th from left--Joe Jones; 5th from left--Walter Jones. Top row, 1st on left--Bob Wessendorff. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matt shows all over foxing and all four corners are broken/rounded. Image size:17.2 cm x 12.1 cm
Description: Photograph (copy) of J.T. Brewer standing next to a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper bottles. Young man in driver seat of truck. Brewer is wearing a light colored shirt, pants, and hat, with a dark belt. He has his right leg crossed over his left and his right arm is extended with right hand on truck. His left arm is bent and at his waist. Original 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy. .
Description: Photograph (copy) of Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper. Brewer is wearing light colored shirt and pants. He has his left leg propped on the running board of the truck and his left arm resting in the window of the truck. Sign on truck cargo area reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER. Buildings in background. Large blank/white area at bottom of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Photo was taken Circa. 1920's.
Description: Colored Polaroid photograph of the Fairview Café which was located on the south side of the 3100 block of Ave H. in Rosenberg, Texas. The Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Jess Ward. It was demolished in 1979. The café was a one story white stucco building with sign above front entrance that reads: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ. STEAKS - SEA FOOD - CHICKEN. Newspaper vending machines can be seen to the left of the doorway. Small white building and a boat in far right background. Polaroid is stamped on the back.
Description: Colored photograph of the Fairview Café that was located in the 3100 block (south side) of Avenue H, in Rosenberg, Texas. Café sign above entrance to the white stucco building reads: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ. STEAKS - SEA FOOD- CHICKEN. Green car in bottom center of photo and blue and white car on far right of photograph. Back of photo has Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Description: Photograph (copy) of three automobiles in front of the Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. The Meyer -Forster building is a two story brick building. Two men are sitting in the first car on right. Two men and one woman are sitting in second car, as a woman stands beside the car with her left hand on the back seat area. Two men in vehicle on far left. Boy next to bicycle on far left. Bottom of photo in white reads: ROSENBERG TEX. Scanned image is of the copy.
Description: Photograph (copy) of an unidentified man standing in front of a truck loaded with cases of bottled Dr. Pepper. Sign on top of cargo area reads: DRINK DR PEPPER 5 CENTS" . Man is leaning on the front of the black truck. Rosenberg Bottling Wks. Brick building in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Description: Photograph (copy) of an unidentified man pointing to a Dr. Pepper sign that reads:" Drink Dr. Pepper 5 cents Good For Life". The man, who has dark, wavy hair, is wearing a light colored shirt and pants with a dark belt. He has a pocket watch chain visible at his waist. Scanned image is of the copy. Circa. 1920's.
Description: Photograph (copy) of J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes (to right of photo.) Brewer is wearing light colored pants with dark belt, light shirt and hat. Four stacks of soda bottles in cases from center to left of photo. A boy is standing behind the rows of cases. Most of the wooden cases have Rosenberg, Texas stamped on them. Circa. 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy.
Description: Photographic print of T.B. Wessendorff Lumber Company and Undertakers Supplies, Richmond, TX., ca. 1895. Print is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Store is a one story wood frame building with porch across front. Wagon load of lumber with three African American men sitting on top is parked in front of the store to the left. Horse and buggy with 2 white children in buggy and African American boy standing with the horse is parked to the right of the building. Identification of people is written in black pen on the back of the photo as follows: "T.B. Wessendorff in white shirt by door; Baby in doorway probably Marguerite Wesendorff; Jennie Jones Wessendorff in front of window; Lizzie Wessendorff in white dress on right side of porch; Jennetta Wessendorff in phaeton (buggy)." Photograph and matte have four black ink spots. All four corners of matte are broken off as of 3/2000.
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.
Description: Photograph of Fort Bend County Courthouse. Photo taken as a publicity shot for the Suburbia Newspaper. Taken before restoration. Photograph taken of the northeast corner of the building. Tree branches in top left corner of photo. Image dimensions are: 13.3 cm X 8.8 cm. Photograph has white area surrounding it.
Description: Photograph of either members of the Rosenberg Baptist Church or Rosenberg School. Forty-five people are in front of a wooden building. Open window to the far left of photograph. Names written on the back in pencil. List recorded in supplementary data. The members are identified as back row: ? Rawson, Willy Tubola, Charley Rawson, Jessie Ward, Ray Windor, Carl M. Caughin, Willie Wooster, Joe Howe. Second row (from back): Selma Myer, Alma O'shields, Bernice Glenn, Emma Haman, Miss Inez Wurtsbaugh, Mr. Peterson, Grace Mae, Norma Meyer, Mary Hand, Louise Meyer. Middle row: Bula O'shield, Ruth Freeman, Nita Ray, Nell Clayton, Eugenia Ridley, Mamie Moody, Chart Hopkins, Rosarelia Tinsley, Annie Willis, Elizabeth Ridley, Martha Ried, Verla Hansthew, Nettie Lowry. Second row (from front) Wilfred Coats, Harold Goar, Lena Moclough, Mary Kruse, Irene Elbuson/ E. Cluson ?, Dollie Webber, Hill Glasscrik. Front row: Ambros Potter, Chester Lokry, Russel Finely, Claudie Marshall, Austin Grory, Wilford Crats? Luddie Board.
Description: Obverse: Photograph of K. Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co., Rosenberg Tex, shows cotton field with a house in the background with three people on the porch, 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Ella's Picture Sept. 1908, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old.
Description: Photograph of Real F. Ransom Wholesale Groceries & Grain, Richmond, Texas. Three men standing at doorways are not identified. Horse and wagon parked outside of store on the right. Train car #11058, Choctaw Route, is parked outside of store to the left. Store is a one story rectangular building with store name printed on the false front façade. Image is faded and yellow; image dimensions are 15.3 cm w. x 10.0 cm h. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Matte is in excellent condition except for a few small surface tears along the edges. Back of matte is pale gray. Surface damage suggests old tape removal?
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