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[Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899; the railroad track extends from the foreground and leads to the bridge in the background. There are people standing on the railroad tracks near the bridge and there are telephone poles on the left. The city of Richmond with one tall building in particular can be seen in the distance. Written at bottom of photo: "S. P. R. R. Bridge July 7, 1899 No. (?)". The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
Date: July 7, 1899

[A Man on the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. There is a man wearing dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, and hat walking across the bridge (approaching camera). There is a note written on the back of the photo in blue ink saying: "Southern Pacific Bridge - Flood 1899". The photo is mounted on a tan cardboard card.
Date: July 7, 1899

[Photograph of the Davis Bank building in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Davis Bank building in Richmond, Texas. The two story stucco and brick building was built by Albert George Beasley. Written near top of corner turret: "Davis & George". Below the turret near the entrance to the bank is a sign reading: "Bank". Window to the left of the corner main entrance reads "J. H. P. Davis Bank". There is a man standing in the second window to the left of the entrance and another man standing on the sidewalk Windows on the far left of the building have "Pool" painted on them with drawings of pool sticks and pool balls. There is a man sitting in a chair outside of the doorway to the pool room. In the center window of the turret and again on the second story window just to the right of the turret is a sign painted in these windows "? Vanslyke Real Estate". There are canopies on several of the upper story windows and a large one across the entrance of the pool room. A man is sitting on steps on far right of photo (toward back of building). The building has a sidewalk with hitching posts on the far right and left of the photo. Small trees line the sidewalk from center to right; telephone pole to right of center tree; tree on far right is boxed; barrel to right of boxed tree. There is partial view of a white building on far left. The photograph is mounted on a dark gray cardboard substrate.
Date: [1897..1910]

[Albert Peyton George wearing a dark suit, white shirt, bow tie, and derby hat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, white bow tie, and derby hat. George has a cigar in his right hand. There is a buggy hitched to two horses in left background and a gray horse tied to a white picket fence in right background. Trees in distance. The photograph is printed into a round frame and mounted on a cardboard substrate. There is a black thick line around the perimeter of the cardboard and edges of cardboard are trimmed in gold. Back of photograph has floral vining printed in brown. In center of photo: "Manufacturers of the Kodak Camera Eastman Kodak co. 115 Oxford St. London. Rochester N. Y."
Date: [1890..1895]

[A young woman wearing a white blouse with flowers around the neckline]

Description: Studio portrait of a young woman. The woman is wearing a white full-sleeved blouse that has flowers along the left shoulder and rounded neckline. She has her hair parted down the center and pulled up into a bun near the crown of her head. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with silver text near bottom of cardboard that reads: "Weatherington, Velvet Finish. [underlined] Cottage Studio Cor. 16th St. and Avenue D, Temple, Tex." Brown text on back of photo reads: "The Cottage Studio, . . . Temple, Texas, Weatherington Bros., Prop's, Photographers and Portrait Artists. Old Pictures Copied In Any Style Practical Engraving And Designing For All Purposes. Photo Engraving and Half-Ton Etching On Copper, Steel And Zinc. All Work Warranted Permanent." Image dimensions are: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm.
Date: [1896..1898]

[Albert Peyton George seated on a bench, with his hands clasped together]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George seated on a bench. George, who has his hands clasped around his left knee (crossed over his right) is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt, and light colored felt hat (pushed back on his head). White building (possibly the water cistern at the George Ranch house) in background. The photograph is mounted on a white texture cardboard matte. There is pencil writing on back that begins "Mr. A P. George" but the remainder of the notation is not legible.
Date: [1894..1896]

[Alfred Kirkland Baker as an infant, with a dog]

Description: Photograph of an infant and a dog. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Alfred Kirkland Baker Age eight months". Alfred, who is wearing a white gown with eyelet lace at hem, is seated on tassel trimmed fabric draped over a wooden chair. A large brown or black and white dog is sitting in a chair to the left; the dog has its front paws on the chair that the infant is sitting on. There is a pillow over the back of the chair. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate. The cardboard has an embossed floral pattern on the outer border. Text in gold below the photo reads: "Eggel, Coleman, Texas."
Date: [1890..1900]

[Two people in the doorway of the J.H.P. Davis Bank building]

Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis Bank building in Richmond, Texas. The two story stucco and brick building has a turret at the corner with a sign near top that reads: "Beasley & George" and above the corner entrance " Bank". There are two men standing on the top step of the entrance. A third person (blurred image) is standing beneath the canopy on far left of the building. Another canopy (folded) is near a set of steps on far right of building. Two utility poles are located along the sidewalk with two boxed trees between the utility poles. There is a man standing beneath a canopy on far right (rear) of the building. There is partial view of another business in the white wooden building on far left of photograph. Pencil writing on the back of the photograph reads: "Old Bank Building 1895 built Albert George Beasley".
Date: [1895..1900]

[A boy standing behind a child in the yard of the J.H.P. Davis house]

Description: Photograph of an African-American boy standing behind an Anglo child in the yard to the rear of the J.H.P. Davis House. The African-American boy may be the son of George/Frank Simpson and the Anglo child may be Davis George. There is a black and white dog to the left and a black dog to the right of the photograph. Partial view of a wagon (two-horse single board) on far left, fence around tree, shed addition to the barn all in background.
Date: [1895..1899]

[A cow facing the right side of the photograph]

Description: Photograph of a cow. The (brown) cow is facing the right side of the photograph. Partial view of a wooden barn on left. A saddled white horse is tied to a tree on the right. The photograph is cropped into a circle and is on a cardboard substrate with white border. A black border measuring 4 cm borders the outside of the cardboard with gold at edging. Image dimensions are: 8.6 cm in diameter.
Date: [1890..1910]

[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark three piece suit and a tie]

Description: Bust portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and a silk tie with a light colored circular pattern. Davis has thin (graying at temples) hair, and a graying mustache. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate with a thin red line that that borders the outer perimeter of the cardboard. Below photograph in red: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas."
Date: [1893..1898]

[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark suit]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a dark three-piece suite with a polka-dot tie. Photograph fades just above the waist. Bottom right corner of photograph has embossed: "Lefkowsky & Co. Beaumont, Texas." Photograph is enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom right portion of the photograph has adhered to the folder and so remains a part of this accession number.
Date: [1890..1910]

[The fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a two and a half story brick building with a tower at center of roof that houses a clock on each of the four faces of the structure. The building is the fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse that was located at 410 Morton Street in Richmond, Texas circa early 1900's. The building is enclosed by an iron fence. A wooden hitching post is located in front of the iron fence at the front entrance. There is a windmill on the far right side of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: [1890..1920]

[Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones]

Description: Photographic copy of Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones. Mamie (on left), who has long hair, and dark dress with dark stockings and lace up ankle shoes. She has her hands on a floral arrangement. Albert, who is standing in the center, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark tie. He has his left leg crossed over his right. Jones, who has dark hair that is curled at her forehead, is seated in an upholstered chair and is holding a book in her hands. Her dark, long sleeved dress buttons down front to the waist. The back of the photograph has a notation that reads: Duplicate of orig. belonging to Va. Scarborough.
Date: [1891..1895]

[Mamie E. Davis as a young girl]

Description: Bust portrait of Mamie E. Davis. Davis, who is seen in profile, is wearing a light colored outfit and beads, has her long hair down and over her shoulders. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in brown reads: "Morris. N. E. Cor. Market and Centre, Galveston."
Date: [1891..1895]

[Gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides]

Description: 14K gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides. The perimeter is decorated with diamond shape engravings and small swirled patterned engravings. Inscribed inside the back cover: "Mother to Albert Oct 7th 1891". Watch maker is "Elgin Natl, Watch Co." as seen on face of watch. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and has a separate dial for the seconds. A black ribbon with a gold two-pronged buckle on it is attached to the watch by a small gold chain.
Date: October 7, 1891

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis, who has graying mustache]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a three piece suit (jacket has plaid pinstripe), white round collared shirt, and dark tie (with white polka dots). Watch chain visible across vest (second button hole). The photograph is mounted on an off-white textured matte. Texture varies near portrait as a border. Image dimensions are: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm. Written at bottom of portrait in pencil: "same" and near bottom of matte: "Ex con" (?). Label on the back of the portrait is type written in black and is filled in on dotted lines in ink: The Lewis Publishing Co (?) [torn] 358 Dearborn St., Chicago, Name of Edition SE Texas Portrait Order No. 44 By whom taken JE Whitcher Portrait of JHP Jones By whom given [ditto] Book order No. [blank] Size 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 Style steel process square (?) buelgrown (?) Autograph [blank] Number of Extras given [blank] Remarks Extras delivered. Another label [lined notebook paper] written in ink reads: Return to JHP Davis Richmond, Texas. Also in pencil: 32 10 32.00 23 12 10 150. Two 5 x 7 B & W (oval) copies of this pose are accessioned at the same number.
Date: 1890 - 1910

[A group of photos of Davis George as an infant]

Description: Studio portrait of Davis George as an infant. Five studio poses of Davis George on one print. Starting from top and moving clockwise: Davis flying through the air holding a light colored banner with both hands out in front, with end of banner flying behind; Davis resting on an opened flower with one wing apparent; Davis in a long, lacy gown sitting; Davis laying on his stomach inside of a cracked egg; Davis on his stomach flying on an umbrella. Picture is mounted on a gray mat board. Photographers mark at lower, right hand corner of mat board. On back: "25672 1/2 silver, Mrs. A. P. George, 1.25"
Date: 1897 - 1899

[J.H.P. Davis with a dark suit and a spotted tie]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis that has been cropped into a circle measuring 17.7 cm in diameter. Davis, who has gray hair and a graying mustache, is wearing a tweed three piece suit, white shirt, and lattice patterned tie. A ribbon with legible portion of it reading: ''ANNUAL CONVENTION" is pinned to his left lapel by a round pin bearing five points. Portrait is cropped above the waist. To left of photograph: "Moffett". Back of photograph in pencil: "J. H. P. Davis 5565[over]8 E 875% 4x6 #5.
Date: 1890

[Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet]

Description: Photograph of Davis George drinking water from a faucet. Davis is bent over to get a drink and is wearing a white gown. He is in the left center of the photograph. There is a wooden planter with pointed triangular trim in the bottom right corner. Small tree in right foreground. Shrubs, white picket fence and trees in background. Photograph is mounted on a white textured substrate.
Date: 1898 - 1899

[Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis wearing a dark suit, tie, and hat]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis. In the portrait, Davis is wearing a dark suit, dark tie with white striping, and a light colored felt hat with a flat, squared crown. The photograph ends just below the waist. The portrait is encased in a gray folder. Matte surrounding the portrait has black border around photograph and an embossed border around black border. In black print near bottom of portrait: "H. H. Morris, Galveston, Texas." Front closure of folder has silver leaf trim at center. Image dimensions are: 9.2 cm x 14.4 cm. The photograph is adhered to the folder and is therefore accessioned as a unit.
Date: 1890 - 1900