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[Members of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of members of the St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on the day of the church dedication ceremony - June 29, 1941. (Written on back in type). First row (of men and women) is seated. Second row (of men) is standing. Church building is to right (background) with front doors open. Trees and a house are visible in background. Scanned image is of a copy.
Date: June 29, 1941

[Richmond High School building]

Description: Photograph of Richmond High School building (site of the present Jane Long Elementary School) as identified on back of photo in pencil. Photograph shows the three story brick building's northeast corner. Photo is not level and has a dark area in top right and bottom left corner (can also vaguely be seen at top left and bottom right, also). Stamped on back: 1942 Fox-Tone Trade Mark Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1942

[Rosenberg City Hall]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Rosenberg City Hall that was located at Avenue H and Fourth Street. The original photo was circa 1940's. The City Hall building was used as such until 1982. The one story brick building has arched windows. Shrubs line the building. An automobile is parked to left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942. Photograph was taken from the water tower of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. May be pre-dawn because photo is a lighter and sky in lightening in background. R. B. Department Store is the two story brick building on left corner. Turicchi building across the street from R.B. Dept. Store. Cole Theatre tall white unique from can be visible and next to it to left is Schechter's.
Date: 1942

[Roy and Dorothy Schmidt and their Aunt Lillie Maresh Gentry]

Description: Roy and Dorothy Schmidt posed in front of automobile with their Aunt Lillie Maresh Gentry during WWII. Children are both wearing overalls. Lillie is wearing a short sleeved shirt with below the knee hemline. The dress ties at collar and has ruffled front with buttons. Lillie has shoulder length dark hair. Dorothy has short, curly blonde hair. Roy's cap is covering his hair. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1944

[Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas Circa: 1940. The depot is a one story white stucco building with "ROSENBERG'' sign on west side of building. Twin water towers on right behind a train engine. Automobiles on left. Train tracks in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~

[Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on side of FBC jail]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff's Department group photo, taken on side of Fort Bend County Jail, Richmond, on April 5, 1941. First Row: Rue Lincecum, Rusk Roane; Second Row: Fred Zwahr, Zora Dell Woolley, Slim Barta, Charles Smith, Paul Wenzel, Ed Battle, Jim Cortez. The two men in the front row on sitting on the back of their heels. See 1999.004.011 for more identification.
Date: April 5, 1941