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["C.A. Moers hay baling crew"]

Description: Photograph of "C.A. Moers hay baling crew" as written on the back of the photograph. A young African-American boy is sitting on a hay baler that is beside two dark horses with harnesses. Two African-American men are on either side of a wagon. Man on horseback in background on left. A man is also standing on top of a wagon loaded with hay bales.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family]

Description: Photograph (copy, originals found in the Moore Home) of the Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family taken in 1915. Guenther's wife, his two daughters, and Guenther. Photograph has dark cropping around it. Mrs. Guenther on left is wearing a black lace overdress with white underneath. She has a necklace with large pendant. Her dark hair is softly pulled up into bun. Her daughters are wearing white dresses. Mr. Guenther, who has graying dark hair, is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and dark tie. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[The Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond]

Description: Photograph of the Championship Girls Basketball Team (1918) from Richmond High School. Women are dressed in light colored shirts with big white collars. Five of the women have scarves around their collars. They are seated on the steps of the school with a basketball with R.H.S. Champions 1918 printed on the ball. Team members identified (written on back of photo in pencil) from left to right as: Bottom row: Lucile Rich, Rosalie Daughtery, Marguerite Wessendorff. Top row: Johnny Winder, Coach - Margaret Hodges, Aline Austin, and Mary Haggard.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Christian Church]

Description: Postcard image of Christian Church (now Central Christian Church) in Rosenberg, Texas. White, wooden church building with bell tower on northwest corner. Utility pole in left corner of photo. Barn in background (left). Blank line on right side.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Postcard

[Clara and Frank Maresh]

Description: Clara and Frank Maresh dressed in WWI Red Cross and Army uniforms for the funeral of their uncle Frank Maresh's funeral in Sealy, TX Clara is wearing a white dress with white nurse habit on her head. She is holding a white flag with cross on it. Frank is wearing a army uniform and is holding an American flag. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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

[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

[Crabb Switch during 1913 flood]

Description: Postcard image of Crabb Switch during 1913 flood. Crabb sign to left of photo. Road under water to left, also. Railroad tracks to right. Wagon in far left corner.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[The Depot in Rosenberg.]

Description: Photograph of the Depot in Rosenberg (as identified on the front and back of photograph). The depot is a one story building. Photograph is of the northeast corner of the building (utility pole at this corner.) Other buildings (2) in background right.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothea Guenther Moore with John Moore III (as an infant).]

Description: Photograph of Dorothea Guenther Moore with John Moore III (as an infant). She is wearing a white dress with darker collar and inset at sleeves, dark ribbon at waist. Her hair is parted to the side and pulled back in a bun a the nape of her neck. The infant is wearing a white gown. Original photo is in a cardboard folder with DROW, SAN ANTONIO embossed on front.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Richmond, c. 1911]

Description: Copy of photograph of downtown Richmond, ca. 1911. Photo is taken along third street by railroad tracks, looking south toward J.H.P. Bank Building. Horses and wagons in foreground. Photo is blurry.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[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