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[Interior of Schmidt's Bakery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of Schmidt's Bakery that was located at 828 Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The bakery was owned by Joe and Ann Schmidt from 1940 to 1970. The interior shows the equipment used to mix and bake the goods sold at the bakery. Standing to the right of the equipment is the Schmidts' daughter, Mary Ann Schmidt, dressed in a striped dress with cap sleeves. She has short blonde hair and is wearing a bakers hat. She has white socks and shoes. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1941~

[Wedding of Tonie Wessendorff Davis and Mary Ellen Hejl]

Description: Photograph from the wedding of Tonie Wessendorff Davis and Mary Ellen Hejl, 23, November 1948 at the First Methodist Church, Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas. The wedding party from left: Tommy W. Davis, A.Y. Sonny Scarborough, Antoinette Davis, Reverend Herman T. Morgan, Mary Ellen Hejl, Tonie Wessendorff Davis, Reverend James Allen Chapman, Frank Barrett Davis, Virginia Davis Scarborough, Syd Warren Davis. Bride is wearing a light colored suit and the groom is wearing a dark colored suit. They are standing in front of a white kneeler. Organist to right of photo. Stained glass windows in center of altar. Pews of people in foreground.
Date: 1948

[Rosenberg City Hall]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Rosenberg City Hall that was located at Avenue H and Fourth Street. The original photo was circa 1940's. The City Hall building was used as such until 1982. The one story brick building has arched windows. Shrubs line the building. An automobile is parked to left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~

[Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas Circa: 1940. The depot is a one story white stucco building with "ROSENBERG'' sign on west side of building. Twin water towers on right behind a train engine. Automobiles on left. Train tracks in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~

[Home of Mrs. E.W. Ransom]

Description: Photo of Home of Mrs. E.W. Ransom, 7th and Jackson, Northwest Corner, Richmond, Texas. Summer of 1943. Also known as the J. T. Dyer house. White, wooden, two story home with a porch that wraps around the sides of the house. A boy is walking in front of a shrub (to the right of the front entrance). A woman wearing a white apron can be seen walking away from the camera (to the far right of photo).
Date: 1943

[Display window of a business during World War II]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street. A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942. The window of pictures has a banner at top that reads, "KEEP 'EM FLYING! LIONS INTERNATIONAL." Lions Club emblem pictured on banner.
Date: 1942

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942. Photograph was taken from the water tower of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. May be pre-dawn because photo is a lighter and sky in lightening in background. R. B. Department Store is the two story brick building on left corner. Turicchi building across the street from R.B. Dept. Store. Cole Theatre tall white unique from can be visible and next to it to left is Schechter's.
Date: 1942

[Employees of the Imperial Sugar Company.]

Description: Group photograph of employees of the Imperial Sugar Company taken at their employee appreciation dinner in November of 1947. The group includes 46 men and two women (front row). Roof of a tin building in background. Imperial Sugar main building (brick with windows) in top right corner of photograph. Employees are identified as front row left to right: Gus Stabler, W. L. Friend, Mabel Dunkerly Woolley, Myrtle Friend Stabler, J. E. "Daddy" Blair, Claude Douglas, Homer Johnson, R. B. "Bob" Sheppard, Frank Schultz, Luke Thompson, J. Q. Boyer, H. R. Rushing, Louie Dreier, Vic Krehmeier, ? Willie Reese. Second Row: J. B. Fowler, Eluterio Cervantez, Juan Cervantez, J. F. "Jim" Guyer, R. A. Prikryl, M. M. McBride, Henry A. "Buck" Herder, A. M. Horn, W. L. Scarborough, E.O. Guenther, S. V. "Sid" Loper, J. M. "Jim" Sheppard, J.H. "Jinx" Hobbs, Paul Schumann, I.H. Kempner Sr, Harry G. Thompson, E.E. Saeger. Top Row: C. A. Dierks, Frank Tallas, W. T. "Bill" Matlage, Frank Hauerland, Ramaldo Nanez, Cosme Gonzales, Max Schumann, T. F. Freeland Smith, Arthur Rister, Frank Seitz, B. H. "Bennie" Varnau, O.W. "Otis" Enquist, Robert Harper, Frank Williams, Lee Townsend, Ted Harman.
Date: 1947

[H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of left to right: H.G. Thompson and I. H. Kempner, Sr. (as printed on the back in pencil) at an Imperial Sugar Company employee recognition dinner. Thompson is wearing a three piece wool suit with dark tie. He has thinning gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses. He has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. He has his hands behind his back. Kempner, who is standing in front of a microphone, is wearing a pin-stripe dark three-piece suit with dark tie. He also has a carnation pinned on his left lapel. Kempner has his left hand in his pants pocket and is holding a page of paper in his right hand. A group of people can be seen seated in the background. Back of photo, stamped in purple: Bob Bailey fine photograph Fairfax 3765 1302 Rusk Avenue Houston 2, Texas. Negative Number 10864-7.
Date: 1947

[Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company]

Description: Photograph of Harry G. Thompson seated at his desk at Imperial Sugar Company. Circa: 1947. Thompson has thinning gray hair and is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. He is wearing dark pants, white shirt and striped tie. He has his hands clasped together and resting in his lap. A phone is hanging on the wall on right of photograph. Window with blinds in top, left background. Back of photo is stamped in red: HORACE G. TUCKER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER THE HOUSTON POST. Also written in black: 1 Col. Please save these cuts for Morris Frank.
Date: 1947

[Wade Phillips, Jack Phillips, Myrtle Phillips Gormey.]

Description: Photograph of Wade Phillips, Jack Phillips, Myrtle Phillips Gormey taken in 1942. Wade Phillips is wearing a white long sleeved shirt with tie, and dark pants. He has his left hand in his pants pocket and his right hand is at his back. Jack has gray hair and mustache and is wearing light colored pants and shirt. Gormey is wearing a short sleeved vee-neck striped dress with a belt at her waist. She has short wavy hair. She has a watch on her left wrist. An automobile can be seen behind the group. Trees in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942

[Group of men at Travis Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of men identified on back in pencil as: Travis Park, (Dutch) Walter Luedecke, Jerry Humpola, Charlie Koupa, G. B. (Mutt) Lehmann, Mart Cole, and Dr. Wilbur Yates. In the background is a the Travis Park Pavilion (brick columns). Photograph may have been taken at the opening of the park. Photograph is a copy of a 9 in X 11 in taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942.(The two men on far right are shaking hands). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942

[John Moore, Jr, and Dorothea Guenther Moore]

Description: Photograph of John Moore, Jr, and Dorothea Guenther Moore standing in front of a fireplace. He is wearing wire rimmed eyeglasses, a light colored pin-stripe suit with dark tie. His left hand is resting on the mantle. Dorothea is wearing a dark knee-length dress and shoes. He has her right hand on John's hip. Bottom of a large portrait can be seen hanging above the fireplace in background.
Date: 1947