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[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

[Archietta Davis Jones as an old woman.]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blackburn, C.R.

[Argil and Carl Czigan. Both are wearing white shirts.]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Argil Czigan.]

Description: 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'"
Date: 1924

[Arthur P. Parrott]

Description: 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
Date: unknown

[The Ashley Davis family.]

Description: 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.
Date: 1898

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1914