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[School children dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms]

Description: Studio portrait of school children dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms for the funeral of Frank Maresh in 1918. Maresh died in France shortly after WWI ended. His body was returned to Sealy and buried in the local cemetery. Children in front row are Clara and Frank Maresh, niece and nephew of Frank. Boy and girl in front row are each holding a flag (girl cross; boy American flag). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Postcard of scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Circa 1912/1913.Daily-Levy Store on right. Automobiles parked on the side of the street can be seen in the bottom left corner of photo. Blurred image of a man walking on sidewalk in bottom right of photo.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, patented July 20, 1915. 4.5 " (11.8 cm) diameter with coiled handle. Damper body is round with three oval holes.
Date: 1915

[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. See 1999.008.014, 1999.008.015 for other examples of same model
Date: 1915

[Downtown Richmond looking east along Morton Street]

Description: Copy print of the scene of downtown Richmond, looking east along Morton Street. Automobiles parked in left corner of photo. Blurred image of man walking on sidewalk to the right of the photo. Fire hydrant in right corner of photo also.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys.]

Description: Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys, vertical arrangement of letters that strike toward center. Marked on the typewriter is: The No. 9 OLIVER STANDARD VISIBLE WRITER The Printype Oliver Typewriter Pat. Nov. 5th 1912. There are two marked plates on rear of machine listing patent dates from Oct. 30th, 1894 to June 10, 1913
Date: November 5, 1912

[Children on tricycles.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of children on tricycles. The children are identified as: Mary Ann, Dot, Mary Jones and Mamie on the porch. The child at front is on a scooter. She has her left foot on the scooter and her right foot on the sidewalk. Two other children can partially be seen behind her. There is a tricycle (no rider) to the right of the front steps. A woman can be seen sitting on a porch swing to left of porch. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Sheriff M.L. Woolley wearing a dark jacket]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley, taken March 22, 1914. Portrait is a bust shot of Woolley, who is wearing a dark jacket, tie, and white shirt. He has dark hair, a thick dark mustache, and is wearing wire rimmed eyeglasses.
Date: March 22, 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[A locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911. The locomotive has the number 3009 on the front. A man identified as Wiley Jones is standing on the left side of the locomotive. A Texas flag is flying to his left. A group of men can be seen in the background, right, in front of a wooden building. Trees in left background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Full-length studio portrait of Sheriff M.L. Woolley]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley. Full-length studio portrait. Woolley, who has a thick dark mustache, is wearing a dark suit and hat with white shirt. Single lapel pin and watch fob are visible. He has his left hand on his hip, his other hand is at his right side. Woolley was FBC Sheriff from 1911-1914.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Four children at play.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four children at play. The children are identified as: Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers, Dott and Mary Ann. An infant is sitting in a wooden wagon. A girl is standing behind the wagon. Two children are standing back to back on right of photograph. Picket fence and one tree in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[A Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911" as written on the bottom of the photograph in white. Banner on the locomotive reads: SANTA FE TYPE MALLET ARTICULATED COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVE LARGEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD BUILT AT TOPEKA SHOPS LENGTH 120 FEET 7 INCHES WEIGHT 850,000 POUNDS MOTIVE POWER 110,000 POUNDS COST $43,880.00 1911 (the rest is not legible). Two men are standing to the left of photograph and four men and one woman wearing a white dress are standing to the right of the photograph. A small tree is in the bottom right corner. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[A group of people sitting on a porch, child standing near the edge of porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on the porch of the George house in the summer of 1912. A child is standing on the edge of the porch (short hair, wearing a light colored dress and dark shoes), a woman is squatting to the right in a dark dress with white collar and ribbon. Three men are sitting (leaning against the wall) in wooden chairs. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon cook]

Description: Photographic postcard of Congressman John M. Moore, Sr. with African American chuck wagon and camp cook, ca. 1915. Moore is standing behind camp table in a three piece suit and hat, with his foot up on the bench. African American chuck wagon cook is sitting on the other bench, wearing a cowboy hat, light shirt, dark pants. Chuck wagon is behind Moore and cook.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard

[John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student.]

Description: Photograph of John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student at the University of Texas, ca. 1912-1915. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt (with stand-up collar) and rose print tie. (Original photograph was cut out into an oval.)
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Postcard