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[Flood scene in Rosenberg in 1912]

Description: Postcard of flood scene in Rosenberg in 1912. Story and a half, white house with porch in foreground. Swollen Brazos River in right corner and in background. Other homes obscured by trees.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas on December 9, 1913. Flood waters in foreground. Windmill and small water tower to left of photo. Street on right. Houses in background.
Date: December 9, 1913
Item Type: Postcard

[Four children at play.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four children at play. The children are identified as: Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers, Dott and Mary Ann. An infant is sitting in a wooden wagon. A girl is standing behind the wagon. Two children are standing back to back on right of photograph. Picket fence and one tree in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Four unidentified men in a 1913 Buick]

Description: Photograph (copy) of four unidentified men in a 1913 Buick. Driver is wearing a white shirt, dark tie and hat. The other men are wearing dark suits and white shirts. Man in back seat to right has his hat on his knee. Wooden building in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Full length portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac]

Description: Studio (full length) portrait of Louise Mary Zapalac, probably about the time of her marriage in 1910. Zapalac is wearing a white shirtwaist and a dark skirt. Louise has her dark hair parted in the center and pulled back into a bun. She has her left arm by her side (watch on wrist and ring on finger), and her right arm behind her. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Full-length studio portrait of Sheriff M.L. Woolley]

Description: Copy print of Sheriff M.L. Woolley. Full-length studio portrait. Woolley, who has a thick dark mustache, is wearing a dark suit and hat with white shirt. Single lapel pin and watch fob are visible. He has his left hand on his hip, his other hand is at his right side. Woolley was FBC Sheriff from 1911-1914.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[George Baker with a mustache]

Description: Photograph of George Baker. (as identified on back of photo in pencil and blue ink.) Older, balding man with gray hair and mustache. His suit jacket has a medal and pin attached to the left lapel. He has a white shirt and striped tie (crooked). Photo (oval cut) is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Photographer name is engraved in lower, right corner: ?, Houston, Texas. Photo has scratches in top right area. Matte is stained (water?).
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[A group of adults sitting on a porch in the summer of 1912.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on a porch in the summer of 1912. They are only identified as: Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Bell, Sister, Cuz Mamie and Caddie. Two men wearing suits are sitting in in a porch swing on the left. Three women are sitting in chairs on the right. Partial view of a fourth woman. Arches of porch and rail can be seen in background on left to center. Rocking chair in left foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[A group of people at the Booth Home during the summer of 1912]

Description: Photographic print of group of people at Booth Home during summer, 1912. People identified as Brother Willie, Uncle Walter, Aunt Belle (Davis), sister (Zillah Wheat Myers), Cousin Mamie (George), Caddie. The group of people are sitting on the front porch of the Booth Home. Two men are sitting on a porch swing. Four women are seated to the left of the photograph. A wooden rocking chair is in the left foreground. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of people in front of a locomotive at Rosenberg, TX c. 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of Locomotive at Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1914. Banner on locomotive reads, Santa Fe type mallet articulated compound locomotive. Largest locomotive in the world. Built at Topeka Shops. . . 1911 People are gathered along locomotive to view it. Harvey House in right background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard

[A group of people sitting on a porch, child standing near the edge of porch]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a group of people sitting on the porch of the George house in the summer of 1912. A child is standing on the edge of the porch (short hair, wearing a light colored dress and dark shoes), a woman is squatting to the right in a dark dress with white collar and ribbon. Three men are sitting (leaning against the wall) in wooden chairs. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard

[The "Ice and Light Plant, Rosenberg".]

Description: Photograph of the "Ice and Light Plant, Rosenberg" as titled on the front of photograph and written on the back. The plant is a white one story stucco building. Fence in front of building. Water tower seen in the background. Buildings on right of photograph.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[The interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. View of the teller booths.]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the J.H.P. Davis Bank, Richmond, TX. T.A. Wessendorff is standing in teller's booth at the left edge of the image. Bundled wheat shafts is hung to the right of the cashier window. Floor is tiled in snowflake or flower pattern. Cuspidors on the floor at left and next to table at right. There is a 1.5 x 1.5 cm piece missing from the photograph located along the top edge 6.5 cm from the left corner. Surface damage--maybe bugs? Damaged areas have been filled in with pencil.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Iron with a wooden handle]

Description: It is made of iron, but is plated with a silver unknown metal. Above the back of the iron is a plug in for a cord. The handle is wood and has been burned underneath. The handle is bolted to the iron.
Date: 1910

[J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of J. Franek and sons stacking hay near Needville, Texas, in 1915. Man on left is standing in a hay-loaded wagon. Man in middle is leaning against the large stack of hay and has hay on a hay fork that he is holding up over his head. There is a third man standing on top of the hay stack. Top of fence posts in foreground. Fence and partial view of a white building in far left corner.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[J.H.P. Davis bank building]

Description: Copy of photo of J.H.P. Davis bank building,3rd St., Rosenberg, Texas. Two story brick building with metal awning over first floor, arched windows on second floor. Sign on corner of building for Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Jane Long Oil Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Jane Long Oil Portrait (see 1987.003), taken before painting was altered to make Long look young. In dark wooden oval frame with berry or nut and leaf motif applique at top, bottom, left, right.. Dates are derived from photographer's mark, Schlueter, who worked in the Houston and Fort Bend County areas in the 1910s.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Postcard

[John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student.]

Description: Photograph of John M. Moore, Jr. taken while he was a student at the University of Texas, ca. 1912-1915. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt (with stand-up collar) and rose print tie. (Original photograph was cut out into an oval.)
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph