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[African American boy knee-deep in water during 1899 flood]
Photographic print mounted on cardboard. Electric light plant- cotton platform are visible. African American boy standing at center right knee-deep in water.
[African-American cowboys branding calves at John Moore Ranch]
Photograph of African American cowboys branding calves at John Moore Ranch, ca. 1920. Men are identified on back, left to right, as Joe Foster, Frank Johnson, Judge Mason, Mathina Harris. Johnson is holding branding iron, Mason is holding down calf.
[African-American cowboys branding calves, calf still steaming from branding]
Photograph of African-American cowboys branding calves. Cows in foreground. Three African-American cowboys have a calf down, still steaming from branding. Pen fence in background.
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, a horse surrounded by debris]
Photo on cardboard mat.1900 Galveston flood damage. A horse is standing in the center of a pile of wooden rubble. A two-story, white house is in the background. Back of photo reads: NO, 29 19th & Ave N. A lone survivor. A horse Who seemed desirous of telling his sad experience.
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, debris surrounding a storm victim's body]
Photo on cardboard mat. Planks of wood are scattered. A covered body is lying on top of a large wooden surface. An open box is at bottom, right corner of photo. Some building appear to be left standing in the background. Back of photo reads: NO-44. 20th & M1/2 St- At dawn Sept. - 9 1900, dead could be seen at every Turn.
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, locating storm victims]
Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. Wagon load of storm victims. Two men are walking behind the wagon. Wagon driver is standing up and holding reins to horses. Foreground shows wood debris. Large covered area in background. Back of photo reads: NO-26. On 22st & wharf 73 wagon loads of storm victims buried at Sea, on SEPT-10 1900 W.A. Green. Galveston, Texas.
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, St. Patrick's Church]
Photo on cardboard mat. Remains of a St. Patrick's Church, a large, brick building after Galveston storm. Utility pole in bottom, right corner of photo.
[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, storm victims' bodies on a barge]
Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. 700 bodies were carried to sea by barge. Six men on a barge littered with bodies. Bottom fourth of photo is whited out (possible obstruction to camera).
[Agriculture Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]
Photograph of the Agriculture Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multi-story brick building with entrance that faces east. Entrance has four square columns that lead to the front doors. Sign to far left reads: BUS STOP.
[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]
Postcard image of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. "Texas Under Six Flags". Colored postcard with Alamo in center with the six different flags above it.
[Alamo, Texas Centennial Exposition]
Photograph of the Alamo taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Rock building with four columns in front. Foreground has four poles with benches in between poles. Two men and a woman standing to right of photo.
[Albert Nolan Herbert]
-Digital copy of: Albert Nolan Herbert 2
[Albert Nolan Herbert sitting in a chair]
-Digital copy of: Albert Nolan Herbert found on cd
[Albert P. and Mamie George house]
Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
[Alexander D. McNabb I]
Photograph of "Alexander D. McNabb I, perhaps about 1885. Born May 4, 1854 and died February 20, 1911. He was the first child of John McNabb and Mary Smith McNabb. He is buried in Morton Cemetery in Richmond" as identified on back of photograph in pen. Photograph is of a young man with thin, dark hair and mustache. He is wearing a three piece (light colored) suit with different color (or perhaps fabric) trim on inside portion of lapel. He has on a white shirt and light colored bow tied tie. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with " Cabinet Portrait. C.J. Wright. Houston" Printed in black at the bottom. The back of the cardboard is pink with multi-circular designs as background. Written in back under a drawing of a camera, paint palette, brushes in front of the sun and an emblem is: I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME. C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. ALL NEGATIVES PRESERVED. Duplicates may be obtained at any time.
[Altar in Richmond Methodist Church]
Photo of the Methodist Church, Richmond, Texas. Close-up view of the altar decorated for a wedding.
[Altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg]
Photograph of the altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Image was copied from a book. The photograph shows the dome ceiling above the altar with two full length painted images and two partial images in a circular frame. Two stained glass windows are to the left and right of the sacristy. Full length paintings of saints are also seen painted on the wall around the sacristy.
["The American Magazine" November 1927]
The American Magazine for November for 1927.
[Amphitheatre, Texas Centennial Exposition]
Photograph of the Amphitheatre taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. The theatre is a huge dome shaped cement stage. Two people are standing toward front of stage (left) and may be singers with a seated orchestra in the background. Rows of seating can be seen in foreground.
[Amuel See's Farm]
Photograph (copy) of "A. See Farm" as written in white across the bottom of photo. Amuel See's farm was located about 6 miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back of photo). Picture shows a large group of young people picking cotton in a cotton field. The cotton sacks are visibly hanging from shoulder to waist and then to the side or behind them (not everyone has a cotton sack, the very young children, of course, do not have one). Most of the members of the group are wearing straw hats. The third man from right is holding a toddler. Scanned image is of the copy.
[Amuel See's Farm Six Mile]
Photograph (copy) of a "Scene at Amuel See's Farm Six Mile" as written in white on front of photo. Farm was located about six miles out of Rosenberg (as typed on back). Three dark horses (ropes held by young children). Three young children, two girls dressed in white knee length dresses and one boy in dark short pant set, and an infant (far right) in white with white cap are all in a pasture. Partial view of another young man dressed in short pants, and holding reins of horse. Black and white dog (lying down) in the pasture in the background. Scanned image is of the copy.
[Andrew Briscoe Home]
Photo of the Andrew Briscoe Home, Foster Community (Briscoe Ranch). White two story house.
[Angle brace]
Angle brace. Will drill at 45 degree angle.
[Animal nose ring]
Animal nose ring that is painted black and has a head like pliers and below the joint is a screw that widen and reduced the size of the opening or mouth of the ringer. For ringing hogs' ears
[Anna Butcher, sister of Carry Nation.]
Color photograph of Anna Butcher, sister of Carry Nation. Butcher is wearing a white skirt, with a hemline just below her knees, with long white over blouse and a white jacket. Her white shoes have darker colored ribbons on the insteps. She is wearing a long chain and has a cameo brooch pinned at the point of her vee neck collar. Butcher has graying hair pulled loosely back and she is wearing dark rimmed glasses. She has a ring on her left hand. Butcher is standing next to a small topped pedestal table. Back of photograph in pen reads: "Aunt Anna Butcher - Los Angeles, California. Sister to Carry Nation. She was my great aunt." (note: possibly aunt of donor C. O. Foerster, Jr.)
[Anna Walenta and her children]
Photograph (copy) of Anna Walenta and her children. Anna (dressed in black with her left hand on a little girl's shoulder) is standing on the porch with one of her daughters and five of her sons. There are three girls standing at ground level below them (girl on left wearing white dress with white cap; other two girls wearing dark colors). Far right of photo is a 3 tiered shelf with pot plants. Far left on porch is partial view of a rocking chair. Image is of the copied photo. Dimensions are of copy.
[Anna Walenta, Mrs. Louis Senkel's grandmother]
Photograph (copy) of "Anna Walenta, Mrs. Louis Senkel's grandmother" as type-written on back of the photo. Photo is of a woman with her hair pulled back in a tight bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a dark colored satin dress with high collar (short lace trim) and large collar inset (with short lace trim) at right and left of the buttoned center. Scanned image is of the copy.
Another Glidden Type Barb, 2pt. Double strand barbed wire
Another Glidden Type Barb, 2pt. Double strand barbed wire
[Antoinette Reading in her WAC uniform]
Photocopy (from album) of Antoinette Reading in her WAC uniform. Reading has short, dark hair seen under her military cap. She has two pins on each of the lapels of her jacket.
[Anton Wessendorff.]
Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache.
[Appraisal of estate of James Stuart signed by Wyly Martin]
Appraisal of estate of James Stuart signed by Wyly Martin, 2 March 1841.
[Aquarium, Texas Centennial Exposition]
Photograph of the Aquarium taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White, one story brick building with three sets of double doors at the entrance. To far left of photo, is an arch with two people wearing hats walking under it. People can be seen on and in front of the cement steps leading to the entrance of the Aquarium. Trees on the far left. A street is visible in the foreground.
[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]
Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
[Archie Davis Jones as a young child.]
Photograph of Archie Davis Jones (identified on back in ink) as a young child. She is sitting on a tasseled chair with her left leg tucked under her. She is wearing a light colored dress with embroidered trim. She has a long necklace around her neck. Her left hand is resting on the arm of the chair. The photo has a large white spot to the top left of Archie's head. Another spot to the far left.
[Archietta Davis Jones as an old woman.]
Photographic portrait of Archietta Davis Jones as an old woman, mounted on a black matte. Photographer's mark printed in white at center bottom of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Jones has white hair, parted down the center. She is wearing wire frame eyeglasses. Yoke of dress is black lace over white lining; remainder of dress is black lace over black fabric. Portrait cuts off below subject's chest.
[Argil and Carl Czigan. Both are wearing white shirts.]
Photograph of Argil and Carl Czigan (as written on the front of the photograph). Also identified on back in pencil. Argil is wearing white short pants, white shirt, and dark hat. Carl is wearing dark short pants, white shirt and plaid tie, with dark hat. They are standing on a sidewalk(?). A wooden house is on the left side background and a fence line in the right. Tree on right and left background.
[Argil Czigan.]
Photograph of Argil Czigan (identified on back of photo in ink) taken in 1924. Czigan is standing next to a brick and cement rail to steps of a wooden house (in background). Czigan, who has dark hair, is wearing dark colored short pants and stocking, white shirt, dark tie. He is holding his jacket in his left hat. His right hand is down in front of him resting on his right thigh. Shrubs on right and a the top of a wooden building can be seen in top left corner. Stamped in back: Gregg "Houston's Kodak Finisher'"
[Argil Czigan and Carl Czigan. One boy sitting on the other's shoulders.]
Photograph of Argil Czigan and Carl Czigan. The younger boy is sitting on the shoulders of the older boy. Both boys are wearing short pants, stockings, jacket, wool gloves, and wool caps. Water tower to the left and large tin buildings on right in the background of photograph.
[Armchair upholstered in pinkish brown fabric]
Armchair. Upholstered in pinkish brown fabric. On casters. American Victorian, Rococo Revival style. On casters.
[Armchair upholstered in pinkish brown fabric]
Armchair. Upholstered in pinkish brown fabric. On casters. American Victorian, Rococo Revival style. On casters.
[Arthur P. Parrott]
Postcard image of Arthur P. Parrott (wearing white shirt and tie with dark pants) standing in front of the prescription counter at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Back of photo in pen: Prescription Stand at Pickard & Huggins Rosenberg. BJ Parrott Miller, Negative on File. Typed: Picture of Arthur P. Parrott
[Arthur Parrott at Pickard and Huggins Drug Store]
Photo of Arthur Parrott at the prescription counter of Pickard and Huggins Drug Store, Rosenberg, Texas. Man wearing white shirt with tie and dark colored slacks standing in front of drug counter. Shelves lined with drug bottles in background. Photo is creased lower middle and left.
[The Ashley Davis family.]
Photograph of the Ashley Davis family. From left to right as identified on the back of photo in pen: Mrs. Annie Davis Quinn, Dr. John Rich,( Annie's son) Max, Mr. And Mrs. Ashley Davis, Miss Bond, and Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis). The children in the foreground (one on a rocking horse and the other in standing behind a wagon) are Ashley Davis Rich and Marshall Howard Rich, sons of Dr. John and Mary Davis Rich. Photo has family history written in blue ink on back of photo. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has six adults and three children in foreground. One-story wooden house in background. Tree branches in top, left corner. Cardboard is ripped in top and bottom, right corners. Large crack in bottom, left corner and small broken area on top, left corner. White areas across middle and top center. Portion of photo is peeled away to left of photo.
[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]
Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
[Augusta Moers (left) and Darlene Moers (right).]
Photograph of Augusta Moers (left) and Darlene Moers (right). Augusta is wearing a light colored dress with white insets at waist. She has a hat near her feet. Augusta has her left arm draped over Darlene (child). Darlene is wearing a light colored knee length skirt with blouse. Darlene has her hand over Augusta's hand that is draped over her shoulder. Trees in background.
["Aunt Polly" Ryon]
photograph of Polly Ryon.
[An automobile titled "A '490'"]
Photograph of an automobile titled "A '490'" . A man (wearing slacks, light shirt, dark vest, and hat) and a baby (wearing a white long-sleeved gown) holding on to the steering wheel are seated in the front seat of the car. A young man (wearing white) is seated in the back seat of the car. Street in background. Top of tree can be seen over the top of the automobile.
[Automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign]
Copy of photograph of automobile underneath Palace of Sweets sign, covered with ice, Rosenberg. Photo is labeled on front by photographer, "Ice covered car at Rosenberg, Tex., Dec. 20, 24." Identified on back of 4 x 6 as Mr. H.E. Boring Sr.'s Candy Shop.
[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]
Photograph of automobiles attempting to cross flooded road during the 1932 flood in Fort Bend County. Far right of photo is a man standing on the running board of automobile. He has his left hand on car. He is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat, and he is facing the camera. Photo has black design bordering print. There is a torn area at bottom left (missing piece). Typed on back of photo: 1932 flood. Back of photo stamped in purple: Guaranteed For Live This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas ??.
[Automobiles lined up at opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge]
Photograph of the opening ceremonies of the Brazos River Bridge, Richmond, Texas. Photo shows the back of five automobiles. Large trees in background.