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[Five men under Fig Trees]

Description: Postcard, five men under Fig Trees-Gulf Coast Belt. Two men standing, three men sitting under fig trees. Two wooden buildings in background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[Five young women and Four young men]

Description: Group portrait of 5 young women and 4 young men. Portrait is informal, with one woman in the top row lighting a cigarette for the man on her right, and one man on the bottom row offering a cigarette to the woman on his left. Image is mounted on a cardboard substrate with scalloped edges. Photographer's mark: "George H. Wonfor, Artist and Photographer." Wonfor worked in Galveston 1896-1897.
Date: 1896
Item Type: Photograph

Mamie Davis (Mrs. A. P. George) as a young girl.

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl. She is wearing a white dress with ruffles on sleeves and toward bottom of dress. She is holding a fan in her left hand and her left elbow is resting on a whicker chair. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold): Jahn (emblem) 418 Tremont St. Galveston, Tex. Back of photo reads Justus Fahn Portraits 418 Tremont St. Galveston, Texas. Duplicates can be had at any time.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl.]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl. She is wearing a white dress with ruffles on sleeves and toward bottom of dress. She is holding a fan in her left hand and her left elbow is resting on a whicker chair. There is a table with vase and floral arrangement to the left of photo. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate which is white and trimmed in gold. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold): Fahn (emblem) 418 Tremont St. Galveston, Tex.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Jones around age of one, wearing a white dress]

Description: Photographic print of Mary Jones, taken by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Tex. Jones is wearing a white dress and appears to be approximately one year old. Surface of print shows evidence of foxing. 11 cm. tear along crease of folder to left of photograph. Photograph is in a gray folder with a rectangular gray matte in center.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Miss Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of Miss Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl. She is wearing a white dress with lace collar. She has a chain around her neck. Bottom of cardboard written in gold reads: Morris, N.E. Cor. Market and Centre Sts., Galveston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morris
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a "Schooner" in the Galveston Bay]

Description: Photograph of a "Schooner" in the Galveston bay, 20 miles from port, taken from mail boat "Eva" as written at the bottom of photo. The schooner has three sails and is loaded with cargo. Schooner is pulling a smaller wooden boat behind it.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Polly Ryon as an older woman.]

Description: Photograph of Polly Ryon as an older woman. She is wearing a dark dress with ruffles at collar and a bow tied over the ruffles. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Written at the bottom of the cardboard in black: Justus Zahn, Galveston, Texas. Also in pencil: Mrs. Ryon.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881
Item Type: Postcard

[Two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log]

Description: Postcard image of two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log in front of an ocean backdrop. Women are wearing dark swimsuits with a white "M" on the chest. Photo taken at Murdoch's Bath House in Galveston. Residue of back of photo suggests it was removed from a scrapbook (see 1998.025.043)
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[A young man wearing a striped three-piece suit.]

Description: Photograph of a young man wearing a striped three-piece suit. He has on a white shirt with a short tie of dark and white design. He has curly hair, parted on his left side. He has a short, thin mustache and short, trimmed beard. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrata with red trim around edge. Bottom of photo reads in red: Blessing & Co. Galveston. Back of photo: B&C interwoven, Blessing & Co. 174 Tremont Street (written on drawn banner), Galveston. Vine in background. Top, right corner of photo is worn away.
Date: 1872
Creator: Blessing and Co.
Item Type: Photograph