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[T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901.]

Description: Photograph, T.B. Wessendorff Residence, Richmond, Texas, 1901. Ornate two story Victorian home with white picket fence enclosing yard. Wrap around porch on lower level, two smaller porches on upper level divided by a turret. Diamond pattern repeats in the roof tiles and in leaded windows in the upstairs turret and downstairs bay window. Image is mounted onto a tan cardboard matte. Matte is in poor condition. Upper left corner is missing all the way up to the image surface, upper right corner is missing, plus bottom left corner is also broken off. Image is intact. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 11.9 cm See 1972.093.143 for another copy of this photo.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond.]

Description: Photograph of interior of Jones and Hinson Grocery Store, Richmond. Men are identified (l-r) on the back of the photo as R.E.L. Wessendorff, Joe Jones, Ike Bryan, W.H. Hinson. There is a display of fresh vegetables at the center foreground. Canned goods are on the left, bulk goods in bins to the right. Calendar over vegetables is dated 1922. Image is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with 3 decorative dark gray borders around image. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm13.3 cm (7" x 5")
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a toddler (about 2 years old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff as a toddler (about 2 years old), ca. 1897. Wessendorff is wearing a white cotton dress with lace around neck, arms, and hem. She is also wearing a brooch, necklace, and bracelet. Wessendorff is posed sitting on a stool in front of a mirror. Image is mounted on white matte with embossed vine pattern around perimeter. Photographer identified on matte as "Lorenz. Richmond, Tex."
Date: 1897
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom".]

Description: Photograph of T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom" on back of photograph in blue ink. Wessendorff is wearing school military jacket and hat. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate with a circular design etched around the edge. Bottom of photo reads: S.B. Hill, Austin, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sydney Davis (Sr.), as a teenager.]

Description: Photographic portrait identified as Sydney Davis (Sr.), as a teenager. Davis is wearing a dark suit jacket, striped shirt, and thin bow tie. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted on a dark gray cardboard matte. Matte has a raised black oval with scroll detailing at top and bottom around the image. Photographer's mark in lower right corner, "R. Wear, Sherman, Tex." Not dated. Image dimensions: 5.0 cm x 7.0 cm
Date: 1910
Creator: Wear, R.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.H.P. Davis Bank (Davis & George Building).]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis Bank (Davis & George Building), Southeast corner of Morton and 3rd, Richmond, TX. Two story stone and brick building with corner turret. Top floor windows are arched, framed with stone. Bob Wessendorff standing on bottom step, Walter Jones on top step. Unidentified African American man is talking with Wessendorff. Image is mounted on a white matte signed in pencil at bottom right, "Gillian." Image and matte are mounted in a black folder with "A Portrait" embossed on the front. Image dimensions: 9.8 cm x 14.6 cm
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home".]

Description: Photograph of large two story home identified on back in Red pen as "Ryon Home." Identified by Michael Moore as J.H.P. Davis House before it was renovated in 1889. Home was located at site of present day Polly Ryon Hospital until it was moved to the George Ranch Historical Park (1977?). Yard is enclosed by a white picket fence with arched entryway. There are many young trees in the area outside the yard. Windmill is visible over the roof of the house. See 1972.093.117 for another view of the home. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Upper left corner of matte is broken off.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Uncle Frank Davis."]

Description: Hand tinted photograph identified on back as "Uncle Frank Davis." Davis is wearing a suit coat, striped shirt with rounded collar, and dark solid necktie; he has a thick moustache. No known date.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mary Jane Davis with an infant. ]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jane Davis with an infant. (Infant is not identified). Davis is wearing a dark dress with ruffle on shoulder and large stand-up collar. She has her hair pulled back in a bun and is wearing an earring in her ear. Infant, in white dress, has her left hand on Davis' collar and is hugging her cheek. Photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate which at the bottom in gold reads: Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house. Image is mounted on black (faded to gray) matte. Written on back, "Metropolitan Business College, Dallas, "Before the Sp_____." Bought at auction 5/04/04. Identifications written in pencil have been scribbled over in pencil.
Date: May 4, 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two men in a furniture showroom.]

Description: Photograph of two men in a furniture showroom. Photo is identified on the back in blue pen, "c. 1913 Walter Jones, Charles F. Hillyer." Jones has his elbow on a row of dressers. There is a row of tables stacked to the right of the men. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 18.0 cm x 12.9 cm
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[C. A. Beasley as a young man.]

Description: Photograph of C. A. Beasley as a young man (identified on back of portrait in blue ink). Beasley has dark hair and a dark mustache that curls upward at the ends. His suit has a stripe effect. He has a white scarf and white shirt with stiff collar. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Written at bottom in gold: Guy and Cooke (CG interwoven) 501 1/2 Mains Str. Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Guy and Cooke
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy. Blakely appears to be about 12 years old and is wearing a light colored suit coat, white shirt, necktie with thin vertical stripes, and round tie pin. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted onto a pale gray matte. Photographer's mark in silver at lower right: "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Image dimensions: 8.8 cm x 12.5 cm
Date: 1900
Creator: Elliots
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a teenager, ca. 1912.]

Description: Formal photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff as a teenager, ca. 1912. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back loosely into a bun on the crown of her head. She is looking to the left and has a very serious expression. Wessendorff is wearing a white dress with a gathered neckline and fabric flowers at her right shoulder. Photograph is mounted in a gray folder. Front of folder has a 1 mm dark gray stripe locate 1.8 cm from the edge. Folder has embossed image of a girl holding lilies and her left hand, a ewer in her right hand. Image dimensions: 10.1 cm x 15.3 cm
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jane Long School in 1962]

Description: Photo of the Jane Long School (Original location: Liberty & 8th, Richmond; now at 9th & Houston, Richmond). Two-story, white stucco building with arched doorways.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fannie Lamar (Damon) as a young woman.]

Description: Photograph of Fannie Lamar (Damon) as a young woman. (Identified on back in blue ink). Damon is wearing a dark dress with large corsage on her left shoulder. A string of beads is visible above her dress collar. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with gold trim which at the bottom reads "Miss Fannie Lamar" in pencil. Stamped on bottom also: RICHMOND, Lorenz, Texas. Foxing is evident across photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas.]

Description: photograph of T.A. Wessendorff house, Richmond, Texas, corner of Morton and 11th St. One story home with scalloped picket fence around the yard. Image is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions: 17.8 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX.]

Description: Photograph of J.T. Dyer Store located on Morton Street in Richmond, TX. Brick two story building is marked "1885 J.E. Dyer" along the roofline. Wares (brooms, chairs, trunks, clothes, fabrics) have been brought out onto the sidewalk in front of business. One woman, two boys, and six men are posed in front of the store. African American man standing in cart at left of scene. Man standing immediately left of post is identified as Will Candler. Image is mounted on tan cardboard matte. Bottom left corner is broken off. Two water marks on the mat at top center and top right. Image dimensions: 20.0 cm x 12.4 cm
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.H.P. Davis House]

Description: Photo of the J.H.P. Davis House, 1009 Main, Richmond. Pictured 3-16-1962, when is served at nurses home for Polly Ryon Hospital. House is painted all white, remains of green house at lower right.
Date: March 16, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum