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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.
Description: Photo of eight teenagers or young adults behind a large fallen log. All have arms folded on log and chin resting on arms. Lizzie Wessendorff is at the far left.
Description: Photograph (copy) of fifth grade class at Rosenberg School in 1913. Students have been identified as left to right: Teacher, Lena Goodman, Rose Sibyl, LaVonne Hobbs, Clarie Coats, Elizabeth Weisner, Norma Whistler, Marie Moore, Edwin Hardin, Ben D. Ward, Supt. V.L. Peterson Second row: Neta Donnaly, Nelly Ray Lowery, Ethel Speight, Leora Cooper, ?? Hopkins, Josie Marshall, Eula Hopkins, Garna Ward, Helen Griffith Third row: Sidney Clark, Lewis J.O. Vogelsang, Burt Gray, Percy McKean, L.F. O'Shieles, Alphonse Schmidt, Louie Parrott, Henry Meyer, Joe Tobola , Floyd Ryba, Edwin Kroesche, Johnnie McNabb. The students are standing in front of a white wood building. Bottom row far left, teacher is wearing a white dress with a flower pinned to the center of her dress. The Superintendent is wearing a dark suit with white shirt and he is sitting on a wooden barrel on right of first row. Scanned image is of the copy.
Description: Tintype image of the first railway station located in Rosenberg, Texas. The station is a two story wooden building. The attached covered walkway has post with arch trim at top. Eight men are standing to the left of the building. A utility pole is on the far left of the photograph.
Description: Photograph (copy from a photo in the Moore Home) of a group of five young women. The only one identified is Dorothea Moore (bottom, center) who married John M. Moore II in 1916. All of the women have large bows at the back of their hair (except woman on far left - her bow is to the left of her head). They are all wearing white shirred front dresses and the three young women to the right are wearing necklaces with large pendants. They each have at least one pin on their shoulders. The photograph is generally cropped at the waist and is softly faded around the group. Scanned image is of the copy.
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.
Description: Photograph (copy) of four unidentified men in a 1913 Buick. Driver is wearing a white shirt, dark tie and hat. The other men are wearing dark suits and white shirts. Man in back seat to right has his hat on his knee. Wooden building in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
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.
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.
Description: Photograph of George Baker. (as identified on back of photo in pencil and blue ink.) Older, balding man with gray hair and mustache. His suit jacket has a medal and pin attached to the left lapel. He has a white shirt and striped tie (crooked). Photo (oval cut) is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Photographer name is engraved in lower, right corner: ?, Houston, Texas. Photo has scratches in top right area. Matte is stained (water?).
Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on a porch in the summer of 1912. They are only identified as: Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Bell, Sister, Cuz Mamie and Caddie. Two men wearing suits are sitting in in a porch swing on the left. Three women are sitting in chairs on the right. Partial view of a fourth woman. Arches of porch and rail can be seen in background on left to center. Rocking chair in left foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Description: Photographic print of group of people at Booth Home during summer, 1912. People identified as Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Belle (Davis), sister (Zillah Wheat Myers), Cousin Mamie (George), Caddie. The group of people are sitting on the front porch of the Booth Home. Two men are sitting on a porch swing. Four women are seated to the left of the photograph. A wooden rocking chair is in the left foreground. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate.
Description: Photographic postcard of Locomotive at Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1914. Banner on locomotive reads, Santa Fe type mallet articulated compound locomotive. Largest locomotive in the world. Built at Topeka Shops. . . 1911 People are gathered along locomotive to view it. Harvey House in right background.
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.
Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Description: Photograph of the "Ice and Light Plant, Rosenberg" as titled on the front of photograph and written on the back. The plant is a white one story stucco building. Fence in front of building. Water tower seen in the background. Buildings on right of photograph.
Description: Postcard image of Indiana Town, Rosenberg, Texas. Dirt road intersection in foreground. Railroad crossing sign is in left corner of postcard.