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[Two women in an automobile]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two women in an automobile, one at the driver's wheel and one in the back seat. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1910, the horse and buggy had begun to give way to the automobile. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph is from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910

[Photograph of an automobile (1910 Marion Bobcat)]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an automobile (1910 Marion Bobcat) in front of the J. T. Dyer Store located in Richmond. The people around/in the automobile are identified as left to right: Bill Jones; Cap Rich; Charles Crawford; Dr. Charles Costello, DVM; Walter Jones; T.W. "Bud" Davis; Earnest Farmer; A. P. George; Martha Virginia (Hinson) Ansel; ? Hinson or Joe Jones. One man is seated in the automobile, the others are standing near or around it. A little girl is standing on the hood of the car (far right of photo). The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910

[Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter]

Description: Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter. Wooden dowel which held paper roll rests in u-shaped brackets at each end of cutter. Spring-loaded straightedge provides a tearing surface. Unit has holes in base for mounting to counter. Base is braced on one side with a flat metal strip (.5" x 24.4 "); other side is held by a piece of wire. Top of unit is made from a flat wooden bar. (a) is main part. (b) is wooden dowel.
Date: 1910

[Wedding portrait of Louis J. Maresh and Louise Mary Zapalac]

Description: Wedding portrait of Louis J. Maresh and Louise Mary Zapalac, 1910. Louis is wearing a dark suit with white shirt and tie. He has a flower pinned on his right lapel. He is holding Louise's hand in his right hand. Louise is wearing a white blouse with shirring at top and lace insets. The belted waist leads to the skirt which begins pleating at midway point of floor length. Bows and lace accent the pleating. Her veil has white floral at top and tulle falls to floor behind her. Zapalac designed and sewed wedding dresses as a young woman. Profits from her work reverted to her parents' store. Zapalac received portraits of the couple in their ensembles as her part of the payment. The Maresh family lived in Sealy until 1924, when they moved to FBC and bought a farm at the intersection of Harlem and Madden Roads (north of the prison farm). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910

[Raymond Moers as a young child.]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Moers as a young child (as identified on the back of the photograph in ink). Moers is wearing a white jacket with sailor type collar that ties at center. Jacket has a belt that buttons in front. White puffy bloomers can be seen underneath top. He is wearing white socks and black shoes that buckle across the insteps. Moers is standing on a wicker chair and is holding a ball in his right hand. His left hand is resting on the back of the chair near a blanket and white hat with ribbon are draped over the edge. The portrait is mounted on a light brown mat with a dark oval trim around perimeter of portrait. A drawing of a ribbon with a rounded picture hook is at the top of the oval trim. Bottom right of the portrait reads (engraved): Lux Sealy, Tex. Image dimensions are: 8.8 cm X 12.2 cm
Date: 1910

[David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph of David F. Phillippi in front of Plaza Hotel in Rosenberg, ca. 1910. Phillippi is standing in front of his dairy carriage and holding two canisters of milk. There are three automobiles (with drivers) in the photo, as well as four people standing on the front porch of the hotel. Photograph is mounted on a light brown cardboard matte. Matte has an engraved border around the perimeter of the photograph. Corners are worn, piece missing in bottom left corner. Image dimensions are: 18 cm X 13 cm.
Date: 1910

[Full length portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac]

Description: Studio (full length) portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac, probably about the time of her marriage in 1910. Zapalac is wearing a white shirtwaist and a dark skirt. Louise has her dark hair parted in the center and pulled back into a bun. She has her left arm by her side (watch on wrist and ring on finger), and her right arm behind her. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910

[A store interior, seeds for sale in tubs.]

Description: Photograph of a store interior. Seeds for sale in tubs at center foreground of picture. Boy standing at right wearing cap and knickers. Identified on back as "N. Levy (store?)-- Lester Van Slyke (boy at right?). Man standing at center wearing a dark suit looks like man identified as Ike Bryan in 1972.093.126. African American man in overalls standing at counter in left background. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 18.1 cm x 12.8 cm
Date: 1910

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a young girl, c. 1910.]

Description: Formal photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff, ca. 1910. Wessendorff is seated on a carved wooden chair, wearing a white cotton dress with lace overlay. Her hair is pulled back with a large white bow accented with small flowers. Image mounted on pale gray matte. Matte is imprinted "Blackburn Studio, Houston, Tex."
Date: 1910
Creator: Blackburn

[Sydney Davis (Sr.), as a teenager.]

Description: Photographic portrait identified as Sydney Davis (Sr.), as a teenager. Davis is wearing a dark suit jacket, striped shirt, and thin bow tie. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted on a dark gray cardboard matte. Matte has a raised black oval with scroll detailing at top and bottom around the image. Photographer's mark in lower right corner, "R. Wear, Sherman, Tex." Not dated. Image dimensions: 5.0 cm x 7.0 cm
Date: 1910
Creator: Wear, R.

[Mrs. Swinford, Lizzie Wessendorff, etc.]

Description: Photograph of (as identified on back in ink) Mrs. Swinford, Lizzie Wessendorff, Jennetta Wessendorff, Archietta Davis Jones, Jennie Jones Wessendorff, Marguerite Wessendorff, Doris Wessendorff, Marie Wessendorff. Three little girls are sitting on a long wooden bench in front of five (standing) women. There is a see-saw behind the women to the right of photo. White picket fence on left. House in background on right. The photo is torn on top right corner and the top left is folded. Center is creased.
Date: 1910

[A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink).]

Description: Photograph of A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink). Holmes is wearing a suit that is buttoned to the top. He has a dark tie with white stripes. Holmes has a long mustache that ends in defined point. Image is peeling or distorted across the middle of his face. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate that has scalloped edging with gold trim. Below a gold design at bottom is photographer name: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.