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[Hilmar Guenther family]

Description: Photograph of Hilmar Guenther family, San Antonio, ca. 1899. From left to right, Hilmar Guenther, Dorothea Guenther (Mrs. John Moore, Jr.), Lieschen Guenther (Mrs. Norveil Chittim), Marie Bachman Guenther. Image is mounted on a black matte with a white 0.6 cm border immediately around photo. Photographer's mark in white at center bottom, "Barr, San Antonio, Texas." Image dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10.2 cm. Back of photo has strips of newspaper glued to it at both sides.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899. The front store reads: FARMING AND IMPLEMENTS PLOWS AND CULTIVATORS CORN AND COTTON PLANTERS A KOCHAN . The store is a one-story tin building. A buggy is parked in water in front of the store. A house next door has a picket fence. Railroad tracks in front of store. Shrubs and utility pole in left foreground. Dark writing across front but not legible. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the flood scene on Third Street in Richmond, Texas in 1899. Center of photo shows three men in the water; one submerged to waist, the other two submerged to the neck. A wooden barrel is floating to right of photo. Far right is a partial building with water in it. On left, a man can be seen standing in the doorway of a two-story brick building. Other buildings, utility poles, and trees in background. Written on front of photo: 3rd St. July 7, 1899, No 12. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Post Office in 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Rosenberg Post Office in 1899. White, wooden building with tall front and covered porch. Man on bicycle in front of porch. One man and three women standing on porch, and two women in bonnets are sitting in doorway. A horse is tied to the post of porch on right. Meyer Real Estate on right, also. Written on front of photo in blue ink: Rosenberg and in black ink: 1899. Photo appears to have been mounted on cardboard or in an album. Tear in right corner.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[George Baker with a beard, at about 60 years old]

Description: Photograph of George Baker at about 60 years old. Back of photo written in blue ink has identification photo. Also states: George Baker was buried Baker lot, Richmond, Texas. Born 8-5-39 and died 10-10-1916. Baker wearing small, wire-framed eyeglasses, has thinning, gray hair with mustache and beard. He is wearing a striped suit with a white shirt and dark scarf. Photograph (oval) is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with a darker gray and white border around photo.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[County jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood.]

Description: Photograph of county jail, Richmond, taken during 1899 flood from the top of the courthouse. Photo is marked on the image, "County Jail, July 7, 1899, No. 8" Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground, nearly submerged in the floodwater. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has allover foxing and several water stains.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Richmond, Texas Taken from the Top of the Courthouse During the 1899 Flood.]

Description: Photograph of Richmond taken from the top of the courthouse during the 1899 flood. This view is looking northeast along Railroad Street toward bridges. Businesses shown left to right are: Austin's Exchange Saloon, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Baker & Hirsch Dry Goods, I. Ditch Dry Goods, Lone Star Market. "NORTHEAST VIEW OF RICHMOND, TEX. JULY 7, 1899" printed in white across bottom of image. Image dimensions: 19.8 cm w x 12.3 cm h. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image is lifting from substrate and tearing at top right corner. Matte has significant damage to all ages. Evidence of old tape repairs on back of photo.
Date: July 7, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899 during the flood. Three men in a small wooden boat in front of the white picket fence. One man on horse with two other horses beside them is also in front of fence. There are two men standing on the porch of the two-story wooden home. Large trees in front of and to the right and left of the house. Same photo image as 1972.093.067, however, this photo is mounted on a dark brown mat with engraving at bottom of mat that reads: Lorenz Art Gallery, Extra Fine, Richmond, Texas. The photo has a lower left broken corner (piece missing).Photo and mat have white and dark spots across it.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Richmond, Texas During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. The T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard is on the right, there are three men in a small wooden boat floating in the water and the top of the Courthouse is visible above the lumber yard buildings. This cardboard mat has circular designs around it, and is inscribed in gold print at bottom: "Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (written in image of a paint palette with brushes) Richmond, Texas."
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

the T.B. W. Wessendorff Residence during the flood of 1899.

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of the T.B. W. Wessendorff Residence during the flood of 1899. Three men in a small wooden boat in front of the picket fence. Man with his hand on the fence is identified as T. B. W. Wessendorff. Man on horse (right) holding two other horses. Two men are standing on the porch of the two-story white wooden house. Large trees in front of the house and one to far right of the photo.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Brazos Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the Brazos Railroad Bridge during the flood of 1899. Railroad track runs from bottom center to background. People standing on the bridge in the background. Telephone poles along left and then to center of photo. Trees in background. Written at bottom of photo: S.P. R.R. Bridge July 7, 1899 ??. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with circular pattern framing photograph. Written at bottom of cardboard in gold: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in drawing of paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the Brazos River taken during the flood of 1899. The Standpipe can be seen in the right background. Trees seen on left bank (top). Written on photo: River and Stand Pipe July 7, 1899. No. ? Photo is mounted on a cardboard substrate (white with circular pattern around print) and written in gold is at bottom of cardboard:: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas. Photograph is faded.
Date: July 7, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Old Jail and Surrounding Area]

Description: Photograph of the old jail and surrounding area taken from the top of the Courthouse during the flood of 1899. There's a group of trees in the far right corner, and railroad tracks in the left corner. This photograph is mounted on a cardboard card with a circular pattern around portrait. The text on the bottom of the cardboard reads: "Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (written in a drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas." Top and bottom left corner are broken (pieces missing).
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

Description: Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum