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[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: 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.
Date: 1915

[Alexander D. McNabb I]

Description: 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.
Date: 1885

[Altar of the new Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Amphitheatre, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: 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.
Date: 1936

[Amuel See's Farm]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Amuel See's Farm Six Mile]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Anna Butcher, sister of Carry Nation.]

Description: 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.)
Date: unknown

[Anna Walenta and her children]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Anna Walenta, Mrs. Louis Senkel's grandmother]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Anton Wessendorff.]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Aquarium, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: 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.
Date: 1936

[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]

Description: 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.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.

[Archie Davis Jones as a young child.]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown