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[Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of Richmond jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley's children playing on steps of 1896 Richmond jail. Children are W.P. (Willy) and M. Lafayette (Fay). Woolley's family lived in the jail while he was deputy Sheriff and Sheriff, from about 1904-1914. 2 children were born in the jail. Child on left (in arched entryway of the jail building) is sitting with hands behind him and the other child is standing.
Date: 1904

[A horse and wagon.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of a horse and wagon. Wagon is decorated and has a sign: Texas Lands and Loans, Fort Bend County. Wagon has people waving flags in it. Two story wood building in background. Top, right corner is broken (piece missing). Back of photo in pencil: Mrs. Irma (unreadable) about 70 years ago (1904?) corner Morton and ? On same side of Morton present City Hall and across from the city hall.
Date: 1904

[The D. R. Peareson Home.]

Description: Photograph of the D. R. Peareson Home. The house is a white wooden two story house with dark painted trim and shutters. A man on a white horse to the left of the front entrance to house. There is a man (wearing a dark suit and hat) sitting in a rocking chair on the left side of the front porch. A little girl holding a black and white dog is sitting on the front step rail (center). There is a wooden double swing (glider) in front of the right side of the house. A tree partially obscures the right side of house. White picket fence in foreground. Fence to left and right background. Photo is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Back of photograph in ink: "D. R. Peareson Home (315 S. Ninth) (Burned). Matte and photo have stains. Ink mark across top left corner. Image dimensions are: 24.5 cm X 19.1 cm
Date: 1904