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[Christian Church]

Description: Postcard image of Christian Church (now Central Christian Church) in Rosenberg, Texas. White, wooden church building with bell tower on northwest corner. Utility pole in left corner of photo. Barn in background (left). Blank line on right side.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Man reclining in a wooden chair]

Description: Photograph of man reclining in a wooden chair in an sparsely furnished office. Man is identified on the back of the photo in blue pen as "Grandpa James S. Alley, Rosenberg, Texas, Real Estate Office in Rosenberg about 1906-1912 on 3rd St." Calendar on wall dates to 1911. Alley is leaning back on the back legs of a wooden chair, reading the newspaper. There are three more chairs in the room, one in front of him and two behind him. Wall of office is made of horizontal wainscoting, white at the top, black at bottom 1.5 ft. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte. Matt is broken away along the top and right edges of the image. Image dimensions: 17.4 cm x 12.0 cm
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house (later McCabe home) on Houston Street in Rosenberg, Texas. This home was later purchased by Ben Meyer. Northeast corner of house is seen on left of photo. Dark colored roof top, white, wooden house. Diamond shapes painted in several places of upper story. White two story home in center of photo. Another white house on right. Street in foreground. Photo has blank (white) rectangle in top right corner.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house in Rosenberg, Texas. House was built by James Alley and then later sold to McCabe. This house was also later purchased by Ben Meyer. Two story white house with columned porch on north west corner of home. Man sitting on bench on front porch. West upper story area near windows has four diamond shapes painted in it. Diamond shape also on rounded rooftop of porch. White picket fence around home.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First cotton gin (built in 1906)]

Description: Postcard image of the first cotton gin in Rosenberg (built in 1906) during its 1907-08 ginning season. Man standing in foreground. Two men in wagon. Man standing on platform of gin. Bales of cotton on platforms. Two horses grazing on right. Mule wagon on right.
Date: 1906
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dora Alley]

Description: Postcard image of Dora Alley on the porch of her home at the corner of Houston Street and Avenue J in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Woman is sitting on the porch rail and leaning against a porch column.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Crowd Gathered Outside of the Harvey House]

Description: Photograph of a crowd gathered outside of the Harvey House in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is the two story wooden building seen in the top right corner of photo. People are sitting on the covered sidewalk roof on the second floor, and all along the wooden platform outside of the building. A group of African-American men are sitting and standing in bottom right corner of photo. A tank train car can be seen on the left. Toward center of photo in white print: Rosenberg. Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Corn & Cotton in June, Hillyer Farm, Rosenberg Development Co., Rosenberg Tex, 1908 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, Dear Ella, This is a picture of our corn and George's cotton field. Isn't it Pretty? Lille, Charles E. Myers in ink, Schlueters Advertising & Souvenir Photographs Houston, Phone 6017 Old. Cotton field on left of photo, corn on right.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Flooded Road]

Description: Photograph of a flooded road. Top/Bottom of photograph reads: ON TO ROSENBERG! A ROAD (MAY 1922). The road (center of photograph) has white caps of water going over it. Ditches on either side are filled with water, also. Utility poles line the right side of the road.
Date: May 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

A Prarie Farmer

Description: Postcard of a prairie farmer. There is a family in the center of the photograph standing near the fence. There are sheep grazing in a pasture, and a barn and windmill are pictured in the upper left corner.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two young women standing in long white dresses]

Description: Photographic portrait of two young women standing in long white dresses and large hats. Women are identified on back of photo in blue pen as "Effie Alley and Sister Dora Alley." Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gray scroll pattern along top and around upper corners of image. Photographer's mar pressed into matte at lower right corner, "Sprague, Wellington, Kansas." Image dimensions: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum