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[News Script: TI]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas relating a news story.
Date: March 1, 1969
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of three automobiles in front of the Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. The Meyer -Forster building is a two story brick building. Two men are sitting in the first car on right. Two men and one woman are sitting in second car, as a woman stands beside the car with her left hand on the back seat area. Two men in vehicle on far left. Boy next to bicycle on far left. Bottom of photo in white reads: ROSENBERG TEX. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[View of Main Street in Rosenberg looking north]

Description: Photograph (copy) of old Main Street, as written on the front of the photo in white: "Main St. Looking North Greetings From Rosenberg, Tex. Bell's Packet Store". Two men dressed in white shirts and dark pants are standing in the middle of the street. Water tower in background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Fire Station]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the first Rosenberg Fire Station that was located at Avenue H and Fourth Street. It was built in 1915 and torn down in 1928. Photo shows small wooden building in poor condition. Wood fence to left of photo. Utility pole on right. Trees in right background.
Date: 1928~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family]

Description: Photograph (copy, originals found in the Moore Home) of the Carl Hilmar Guenther, Jr. family taken in 1915. Guenther's wife, his two daughters, and Guenther. Photograph has dark cropping around it. Mrs. Guenther on left is wearing a black lace overdress with white underneath. She has a necklace with large pendant. Her dark hair is softly pulled up into bun. Her daughters are wearing white dresses. Mr. Guenther, who has graying dark hair, is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and dark tie. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carl Hilmar Guenther family]

Description: Photograph (copy) (found in Moore Home) of the Carl Hilmar Guenther family. Fifteen adults and ten children in portrait. Child standing in front of woman who is sitting in front row, second from left (dark dress with roses) is holding a toy on a string in his left hand. Boy standing on far left his wearing a suit with knee length pants; has a pocket watch chain hanging from jacket pocket; wide white collar with scarf tied at center; and the man standing next to him has his arm around him. A fur rug is to left and another print area rug to right. Backdrop of photo is that of an interior of a house. Writing at bottom of photo not legible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes (to right of photo.) Brewer is wearing light colored pants with dark belt, light shirt and hat. Four stacks of soda bottles in cases from center to left of photo. A boy is standing behind the rows of cases. Most of the wooden cases have Rosenberg, Texas stamped on them. Circa. 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper. Brewer is wearing light colored shirt and pants. He has his left leg propped on the running board of the truck and his left arm resting in the window of the truck. Sign on truck cargo area reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER. Buildings in background. Large blank/white area at bottom of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Photo was taken Circa. 1920's.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fairview Café with a 1964 Ford]

Description: Colored Polaroid photograph of the Fairview Café with a 1964 Ford (green) car parked in front. The Café was located in the 3100 block , south side, of Avenue H in Rosenberg, Texas (the Fort Bend Federal Parking lot is now at this location). The Café is a white one story stucco building with red sign above entrance which proclaims: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ STEAKS SEA FOOD CHICKEN. Newspaper vending machines can be to the left on entrance. Back of photo has the Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Date: 1964~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, some lights still visible]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. The photograph was taken from the water tower. Long streak of white light from right corner that extends to near center of photo. Automobiles can be seen under lit parking areas on right also. A few lights in windows can be seen, otherwise photo is "black".
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fairview Café]

Description: Colored photograph of the Fairview Café that was located in the 3100 block (south side) of Avenue H, in Rosenberg, Texas. Café sign above entrance to the white stucco building reads: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ. STEAKS - SEA FOOD- CHICKEN. Green car in bottom center of photo and blue and white car on far right of photograph. Back of photo has Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Date: 1964~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[People on Railroad bridge over the Brazos River at Richmond]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the railroad bridge over the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. The man standing on the bridge (pointing to plaque) is Fred Wammel. The little boy standing beside him is his son Arthur Wammel. Fred is wearing dark pants with a pocket watch chain across his waist, white shirt, dark tie, and dark hat. Arthur is wearing light colored short pants with dark tie around his collar and dark hat. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Schechter's Clothing Store]

Description: Copy of a photograph of the exterior of Schechter's Clothing Store. Later became K. Wolens Department Store; Third Street, Rosenberg, Texas. Parking meters can be seen in front of stores. Circa. 1928-1958 (Schechter's.) Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[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
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Group of men at Travis Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of men identified on back in pencil as: Travis Park, (Dutch) Walter Luedecke, Jerry Humpola, Charlie Koupa, G. B. (Mutt) Lehmann, Mart Cole, and Dr. Wilbur Yates. In the background is a the Travis Park Pavilion (brick columns). Photograph may have been taken at the opening of the park. Photograph is a copy of a 9 in X 11 in taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942.(The two men on far right are shaking hands). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Display window of a business during World War II]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street. A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942. The window of pictures has a banner at top that reads, "KEEP 'EM FLYING! LIONS INTERNATIONAL." Lions Club emblem pictured on banner.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg in a "Black Out" during World War II, dimly lit night sky]

Description: Photograph taken by Leonard Tormey in 1942. Photograph was taken from the water tower of Rosenberg during the "Black Out" of World War II. May be pre-dawn because photo is a lighter and sky in lightening in background. R. B. Department Store is the two story brick building on left corner. Turicchi building across the street from R.B. Dept. Store. Cole Theatre tall white unique from can be visible and next to it to left is Schechter's.
Date: 1942
Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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