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[The home of Dr. and Mrs. John S. Yates]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the home of Dr. and Mrs. John S. Yates built in 1909. The home was located on the corner of Avenue M and Fourth Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The house is a one and a half story white wooden building with a columned porch. Porch has railing at bottom and at top. Pot plant boxes sit along the rail of the porch steps. Shrubs in front of the house, and a fence can be seen in the foreground. A bare tree partially obscures the house. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1909~

["50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909." as written in white at bottom of the photograph. The men of various ages are all dressed basically the same: in dark pants, white shirts, ties, and jackets. Most of them are wearing hats. Background left is a white one-story wooden building; background right is a moss draped tree; and in center is partial view of an automobile. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 10, 1909

[Photograph of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Beasley]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Beasley. Bottom of photo in black type reads: Rebuilt Trinity Lutheran Church of Beasley, Texas, after the 1909 storm. The church was eventually moved to Rosenberg. Small, white, wooden building. Group of people are standing on north and east side of the church. Barbed wire fence in the foreground. Dark horse in right background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1909

[Children at school in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of School, Rosenberg. School building is a wooden, white, two-story building. Children are standing on the front porch. Other children are sitting on the fence that is surrounding the school. An adult and a child are standing in the foreground.
Date: 1909

A Prarie Farmer

Description: Postcard of a prairie farmer. There is a family in the center of the photograph standing near the fence. There are sheep grazing in a pasture, and a barn and windmill are pictured in the upper left corner.
Date: 1909