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[Sheriff M.L. Woolley and family]

Description: Negative and copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley and family. Clockwise from Sheriff Woolley are: Bertha, W.P. (Willy), Lorena, Dee, Violet, Norma, Mrs. Woolley, Truman Bryan, M. Lafayette (Fay), Oma. Photo was taken while family was on vacation in Galveston.Mr. Woolley, who is wearing the dark suit, white shirt dark hat, has his left hand on Mrs. Woolley's shoulder. Mrs. Woolley is wearing a white dress with darker stripe throughout. The dress buttons down front to waist and has a v-neck with the contrasting color as a collar and trim. Mrs. Woolley is also wearing a dark hat. There is a sea backdrop behind the group. Group includes eleven people.
Date: 1913

[Sheriff M.L. Woolley's three oldest children standing outside Richmond jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley's three oldest children standing outside 1896 Richmond jail. Left to right are: Bertha, W.P. (Willy), and Lorena. The oldest three Woolley children were from Sheriff Woolley's first marriage. Woman on left is wearing a light colored dress with an empire waistline and square neckline. She has a dark hat with white fur or feather covering her dark hair. The man is wearing light colored pants, dark jacket with stripe, dark tie, white shirt and light colored hat. Lady on right is wearing a white skirt, white blouse with sleeves at elbow and black strip across neckline. She has a dark hat covering her dark hair. The three have their hands behind their backs.
Date: 1913

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, pat. July 20, 1915. 11.8 cm diameter damper body with three oval holes. Handle is spring coiled. Body is cracked twice--once through "I" in "American" and once after "N" in "American." See 1999.008.014, 1999.008.016 for other examples of same model
Date: July 20, 1915

[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

[A "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)".]

Description: Photograph titled a "Birds eye view of Rosenberg (east)" on front of the picture. One story white building with white railed porch in foreground of photograph. Other two story stucco and brick buildings in the background on the same street as the white buildings. Utility poles on left of photograph.
Date: 1919

[Concord School of Fairchilds, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Concord School of Fairchild, Texas about 1914. The teacher was Miss Fannie Dedek. Girl in front row on far left is blurred. Teacher is standing in last row on far right. She is wearing a white blouse with darker colored skirt. Her hands are behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back. The group is standing in front of a white, wooden building.
Date: 1914

[Dorothea Guenther c. 1913.]

Description: Photograph of Dorothea Guenther ca. 1913. She is wearing a floral print gown with pearl design at center of bodice and at sleeves (dangling length of pearls). A sash of material extends from her left shoulder, down to her waist. She has her hands behind her back. Her dark hair is pulled back.
Date: 1913

[Dorothea Guenther. Taken while at Ogontz School in Pennsylvania.]

Description: Portrait of Dorothea Guenther taken while at Ogontz School in Pennsylvania. Dorothea is wearing a dress with tiny dark circles. It has a netting type layer of bodice with beadwork trim. Beads are also seen on the short sleeves. She has dark hair that is pulled up and toward crown of her head. She is sitting in a wooden chair and has her left hand on the armrest. Portrait ends at knees.
Date: 1912