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[F.I. Booth General Merchandise Store and Post Office in Booth, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of F.I. Booth General Merchandise Store and Post Office, Booth, Texas. Two-story wooden building with front porch and partially closed in balcony of second floor. Sign at top of building and signs above front porch. Tree branches in foreground of left portion of photo. Edges of photo are torn in many areas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children on scooters and bicycles at Mary Dee and August Myers' home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers (back to front). Mamie George is on porch. Child in foreground is on a scooter. Her left leg is on the scooter frame and her right leg is on the sidewalk. Child behind her is riding a tricycle. A tricycle (with no rider) is near front porch steps. Mamie is sitting in a porch swing. Photo has black trim around perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children standing around a child in a wagon at Mary Dee and August Myers home]

Description: Photographic print of children at Mary Dee and August Myers home in Booth, TX. Children are identified as Mary Jones, Wyatt Myers (baby), Dot Myers, Mary Ann Myers. Wyatt is sitting in a wooden wagon and Mary is standing behind her. The two other children are standing back to back to the right of the photograph. White picket fence in background. Pine tree in back corner of the yard. Photograph has a black trim around the perimeter of the picture. Purple stamp on back of photo reads: Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine (sic) Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a locomotive in Booth, Texas in 1911. The locomotive has the number 3009 on the front. A man identified as Wiley Jones is standing on the left side of the locomotive. A Texas flag is flying to his left. A group of men can be seen in the background, right, in front of a wooden building. Trees in left background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rick Joseph at Booth Tennis Courts]

Description: Photographic print of Rick Joseph at Booth Tennis Courts. Young man in foreground is wearing a striped button up shirt and is standing near the front of an automobile (partial view of front of the car only). There is a young man standing on the tennis courts with tennis racquet in hand. He is wearing dark pants, light colored shirt and tennis shoes. White picket fence in right background. Trees in background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lucille Clifford and Henry Jones at Booth, Texas.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Lucille Clifford and Henry Jones at Booth, Texas. Partial view of Lucille and Henry because of the white picket fence in the foreground. Lucille has dark hair that is pulled up into a loose bun at the crown of her head. Jones is wearing a dark jacket and a lighter colored felt cowboy hat. Moss covered tree top to right of photograph. Tree branches on left also. Shrub or grass in center foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Woman standing by a net at Booth Tennis Courts]

Description: Photographic print taken at Booth Tennis Courts. A woman, with dark shoulder length hair, is standing near the net of the tennis court. She is wearing a light colored button up shirt and shorts. She has a tennis racquet over her right shoulder. Street and chain link fence along left side of photo. Moss draped trees in center and right background. White picket fence in background to the right of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Tom R. Booth wearing a hat, dark suit, and a striped tie]

Description: Photograph of Tom R. Booth. In the studio portrait of Booth that ends just below the knees, he is wearing a pin stripe suit with dark shirt, striped tie, and light colored felt hat. Booth is sitting on an upholstered bench and he has his hands on his thighs. Text near bottom right corner of photograph reads: "Robinson-Pestell". Written on back of photo in pencil: "Tom R. Booth".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Newspaper photo titled "Home From West Coast Trip"]

Description: Newspaper photo taken from the Houston Chronicle newspaper titled "Home From West Coast Trip". The photograph shows a woman wearing dark dress. There is a little girl standing in her lap. The little girl is wearing a white dress. Caption below photo reads: "Mrs. Tom Booth and daughter, Helen, of Booth, frequent visitors in Houston, Have returned from an extended trip to the West Coast." Photo credit to " -Robinson Portrait." Written in pencil in top left corner: "Photo in Map Case".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Tom Booth (Agnes) and daughter Helen. She is seated and wearing a dark dress with buttons down the center and a pin halfway down the top. Her hair is pulled back at her neck and she is wearing dark, round earrings. Helen is wearing a shite, lacy dress that comes above her knees. She has curly, shoulder length hair that is tied back with a large ribbon. At bottom, left of matte, handwritten: "MRS. TOM BOOTH daughter HELEN" c. 1939
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard image of a group of people gathered on a porch]

Description: Postcard image of a group of people gathered on a porch. The group is probably part of the Booth family at the home of F. I. Booth. There are two men sitting on a porch swing on the left.. A woman is seated in a chair near center and two women, with partial view of a third are seated on a bench on far right. There is a wooden rocking chair in left foreground. Arches and porch railing of the wooden house is in the background. Text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Velox [four times to form a square] Place Stamp Here Name and Address Here".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[The residence of F.I. Booth, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the residence of F.I. Booth, Booth, Texas. Two and a half story, white, wooden home. All three stories have arched porches with rails. White picket fence and dark wooden fence are both seen in front of house. Two automobiles in foreground.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Booth Home, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Booth Home, Booth, Texas. Picket fence in foreground. Booth home in upper, left corner of photo. Person walking on dirt road.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[African American Family]

Description: Photograph of an African American family with five children and three adults. The woman sitting on the chair at the center was 105 years old at the time the photograph was taken.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[African American Man Feeding Pigs]

Description: Photograph of an African American man standing near a cart drawn by mules and a group of pigs near a field. The scene takes place in Booth, Texas. The pigs are Black Strap. The man's name is Henry Moore.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[African American Woman Sitting in Front of Basket]

Description: Photograph of an elderly African American woman sitting in a chair directly across from another chair that holds a basket. A young man and dog are also visible in the picture. The woman pictured was 105 years old at the time the picture was taken.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[African American Woman Tending Fire]

Description: Photograph of an African American woman tending a fire within a wooden square in a backyard. The back of the photograph adds that she cooked for over 500 people.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 4006, Chapter 787

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the creation of Booth Ranch Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend County, Texas; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
Date: June 15, 2007
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of an Unidentified Person Standing on a House Porch During a Flood]

Description: Photograph of the front of white, one-story building with four windows in the front and six columns lining the porch. Water surrounds the house with trees sticking out of the water. A man is standing on the front porch with his left hand on a front column, he is wearing light colored pants, shirt and a dark jacket and hat. There is another structure in the water in the left of the photo. At the top of the picture, handwritten: "CARMEM & NELSON @ Booth". On bottom of picture, handwritten: "HALLEY HOUSE".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a Santa Fe locomotive "AT Booth Tex. Nov. 11, 1911" as written on the bottom of the photograph in white. Banner on the locomotive reads: SANTA FE TYPE MALLET ARTICULATED COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVE LARGEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD BUILT AT TOPEKA SHOPS LENGTH 120 FEET 7 INCHES WEIGHT 850,000 POUNDS MOTIVE POWER 110,000 POUNDS COST $43,880.00 1911 (the rest is not legible). Two men are standing to the left of photograph and four men and one woman wearing a white dress are standing to the right of the photograph. A small tree is in the bottom right corner. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909".]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "50 Homeseekers from Indiana. Booth Texas June 10th, 1909." as written in white at bottom of the photograph. The men of various ages are all dressed basically the same: in dark pants, white shirts, ties, and jackets. Most of them are wearing hats. Background left is a white one-story wooden building; background right is a moss draped tree; and in center is partial view of an automobile. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: June 10, 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

Description: Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire"]

Description: Newspaper article titled "Pushing cattle to Bellaire Cowboy: No place like home on the range" taken from the HERALD COASTER and written by Sharon Wallingford dated Wednesday, April 27, 1988. The article spotlights Oscar "Lightning" Autrey, a African-American cowboy. Written at the top of the article "Grandpa Jodarski first settled in Booth Tex when he came here - This is how it was 1920 - He knew Mr & Mrs Booth well. Written at bottom: "Ethel was born in Booth, Texas."
Date: April 27, 1988
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park