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[The First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and members during their 100th anniversary, 1839-1939, in Richmond, Texas. Choir in white robes to right of photo. Young man in suit with right hand in pocket to far left. Church in left background. Two-story white, wooden building on right background. Photo has crease in top right corner. White spots at bottom, gray spots at op, right.
Date: 1939
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church and its members in Richmond, Texas. The Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary 1839-1939. Choir dressed in white robes to center of photo. Small bare shrub in bottom, right corner. Sidewalks in foreground. Church in left background. Large tree in right background. Two-story, white wooden building in center background. Photo is creased in center and has ragged top edge. Gray spots to right.
Date: 1939
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church.]

Description: Photograph of the observance of the 100th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas. As stated on back in green ink (and blue) the church was founded in 1839 (January 22) and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1939.Goup of people standing in church yard (including choir dressed in white robe tops to center of photo). Small bare shrub in right corner of photo. Church to left background. White two-story building in far background and large tree to right.
Date: 1939
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Courthouse Square Historical Marker]

Description: Photograph of the Courthouse Square Historical Marker. Marker reads: "Early Courthouse Square. This square was deeded in 1838 to Fort Bend County by Robert S. Handy and William Lusk, Founders of Richmond. It was site of 1850-1871 and 1888-1909 Courthouses. Completed here 1888 was a two-story brick Victorian courthouse with bell tower and clock-the pride of city and county. Jaybird-Woodpecker political feud culminated here in bloody shoot-out in 1889, ending a post-civil war era of conflict. County offices moved in 1909 to new courthouse on Jackson Street. This became center of recreation for next 30 years. City hall was built here in 1940."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond Courthouse]

Description: Photograph (copy of a Schlueter photograph) of the Richmond Courthouse as it was under construction in about 1908. Wires leading to a large crane at front entrance of Courthouse. People are sitting in the windows on the second floor. One man is standing on the front dome of roof. Two men are standing on the larger center dome of roof. Other men can be seen sitting on roof. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum