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[Catholic Church in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Catholic Church, Richmond, Texas. Multi-colored brick building. Bell tower on northeast corner of building. Shrubs to right of photo and trees on left.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard

[City Hall in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of City Hall, Richmond, TX. Two-story brick building with monument to right of photo. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Postcard

[Declaration of Independence]

Description: Front - Copy of the Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen United States . All signatures at the bottom. Back - two copper rings for holding wire to hang the frame on the wall. Staples of sort hold picture on the back.
Date: 1942

[Dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on June 29, 1941. On front of photo in white is written: June 29, 1941 Needville, Tex. Schlueter History. Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church. Large group of people standing/sitting in front of the northeast corner of the white wooden church building. All windows visible have wooden arches (pointed). Double front doors to the church are open. (People standing in doorway.) Scanned image is of copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Dyer-Ransom Home, 700 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas (as identified on back in black type). Two story, white, wooden building with porch that has small balcony at second floor. Young boy walking in front of a shrub in front yard. Woman in black with white apron walking away from camera on far right of photo. Jackson Street I and sidewalks in foreground.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Earl Williams Gless and Mattie Jo Whitten married in 1943.]

Description: Photograph of Earl Williams Gless and Mattie Jo Whitten married in 1943. Gless is wearing a suit with striped shirt and dark tie. Whitten is wearing a sweater and has a cross necklace around her neck. Her dark hair is curled and shoulder length. Portrait ends just below the shoulders. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Four generations of Moore family]

Description: Photographic portrait of 4 generations of Moore family, ca. 1947. Left to right, Dorothea Moore (age 2), John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Marie Bachman Guenther
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Gas company burning waste oil from Pit]

Description: Photograph of the gas company burning waste oil from Pit in 1940 in Rosenberg. Stock pen and barn in foreground. Trees in background. Thick, black smoke billowing into the sky in the distance. Photo is bordered by a black design. Back of photo is stamped in black: Guaranteed For Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected Jan. 1940.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore]

Description: Photographic portrait of Hallie Kellie Peareson Moore (Mrs. Hilmar Moore) and sons, Hilmar and Philip, 1949. Peareson is seated at a desk with Hilmar (age 2) sitting on the desk wearing a white jumper and Philip (Age 4) standing in front of her wearing a white shorts set. Photographer's mark, "S.L. Poor 1949"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph