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[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

[Augusta Moers (left) and Darlene Moers (right).]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[An automobile titled "A '490'"]

Description: 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.
Date: 1920

[Automobiles attempting to cross flooded road]

Description: 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 ??.
Date: 1932

[Automobiles on the Richmond Ferry across the Brazos River]

Description: Photographic copy of the "FERRY, RICHMOND, 1922" as type-written across the top of the photograph. The Richmond Ferry crosses the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. Four automobiles can be seen parked on the ferry. Man on left of ferry is sitting on the rail. One woman is seated in front car and a man is leaning inside of the car window. Another man is standing near post on far right of ferry. Railroad bridge in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922

["Avenue G Rosenberg, Texas"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "Avenue G Rosenberg, Texas" as written on the bottom of photograph in white. This photograph was taken on the corner of Third Street looking east. Circa: 1920's. There is a large crowd of people gathered at a business on the corner (far right of photo). Two men are in the center of Avenue G, walking toward the busy business on the right. Automobiles are parked on either side of the street, and one automobile can be seen in the distance at end of street. Tree on far left of photograph. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown