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[Front View of Concord School]

Description: Photograph of the first school in Fairchilds, five miles from Needville, Texas. From 1930 to 1931, that teacher was Henry Ripple. From 1931 to 1934, it was Mrs. Anna McGar. The last teacher was Hermina Lehmann from 1934 to the school's closure in 1937.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

Brazos Bend: State Park

Description: Map of the Brazos Bend outlining hiking trails and highlighting activities, facilities, and other features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: February 2012
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brazos Bend: State Park

Description: Map of the Brazos Bend outlining hiking trails and highlighting activities, facilities, and other features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[The City Café and Meat Market in Needville, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the City Café and Meat Market in Needville, Texas. Meat Market is a small wooden building to right of photo. Man in walking in front of it. Another wooden building sits to the right of the meat market and a brick building sits to its left. Buggy wheel partially visible to far right of photo. Black backing (from photo album) is partially stuck to back of photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Bernice Linke standing outside of a house]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a young woman. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Bernice Linke 1943 During War - at a Barbecue in Needville at Charlie Witteneben". Bernice is wearing a light colored short sleeved print dress that has ruffles at sleeves and on the skirt. She is wearing a hat and dark shoes. She is standing outdoors near the corner of a white wooden house. There are shrubs to the right and left and trees in the background.
Date: 1943
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Freida Witteneben and Bernice Linke at Witteneben's house]

Description: Full length outdoor photograph (copy) of two women. "Freida Witteneben, Bernice Linke @ Witteneben's house in Needville Circa 1942 Frieda will be 100 yrs on Oct. 28, 1996" as written on back of photograph in pencil. Freida, who wears glasses, is wearing a white short sleeved blouse over a white knee length skirt. Bernice is wearing a print short sleeved dress with ruffle at sleeves and on skirt. The women are standing near the corner of a white wooden building. Shrubs in center and left background.
Date: 1942
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Sheppherd of Needville guarding a silver shipment]

Description: Photographic copy of George Sheppherd of Needville guarding a silver shipment that is on a railroad car. Bricks of silver can be seen on the car. Two boys in hats are sitting on right. Sheppherd is holding a gun and is wearing dark pants, light colored jacket, and a cap. He has a pipe in his mouth. Man on left in overalls and hat. Platform with ladder in background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Outdoor photograph of Zelda Eben, Bernice Linke, and Gloria Pfeffer]

Description: Outdoor photograph (copy) of three young ladies. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "(L to R) Zelda Eben, Bernice Linke, Gloria Pfeffer (cousins of Bernice Linke) circa 1943 At the Linke house on FM 762". Only partial view of woman on far left. Back fender and wheel of an automobile can be seen in the bottom left corner. Small white building can be seen in the background between Nelda and Bernice. Trees in background.
Date: 1943
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Outdoor full-length photograph of Bernice Linke and Angie Eben Angie]

Description: Outdoor full-length photograph of two young women. Written on back of photo in pencil: "(1943) Bernice Linke [&] Angie Eben Angie daughter of Albert [&] Augusta Eben at the Eben house". Bernice is wearing a dark knee length pleated skirt and light colored sweater with pearls at neckline. Angie is wearing a knee length short sleeved dress with white lace trim at pockets on skirt. The foliage in the background forms an arch with a view of a white wooden house in the background.
Date: 1943
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[John (Kulcak?)]

Description: Photographed copy of (as identified on back in type) "John (Kulcak?) and his team drilling a well. John is the one in a light suit holding the horses". Two harnessed, dark colored horses on far right. Man in light colored coveralls with hat holding horse. Three more men in darker clothing to left of photo. Derrick in background on left. Pipe stack in bottom, left corner. (Photo has white areas in bottom, right corner.) Scanned image is of a copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Farm of Kulcak family and friends at Needville]

Description: Photographed copy of (as identified on back in type) "a Sunday afternoon on a farm of Kulcak family and friends at Needville". Photo shows a large group of men and boys relaxing on a wooden porch. Far left is a boy leaning against a post (partially visible). Also standing center foreground of photo is a little boy who is bare foot and wearing pants, striped shirt and hat. On far right a barrel keg can be seen with a young man dispensing a beverage into a stemmed glass. Another man holding a partially filled glass is on far right of photo, also. Scanned image is of copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Farmers Gin in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Farmers Gin in Needville, Texas. Wagons loaded with cotton are parked in front of the gin. A horse and wagon are on the far left of photo. Dirt road in far right corner. Photograph is enclosed in a gray cardboard frame. Darker gray border around print. Frame is engraved with: WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE FARMERS GIN COMPANY NEEDVILLE, TEXAS. Back of photo has stickers reading: From the Carl & Louise Wilhelmine (Boeck, Seiler) Collection. They were pioneer settlers of the Needville area. Presented to the Fort Bend Historical Museum January 6, 1973, by Robert R. Robinson, Fr, 3801-57th St., Lubbock, Texas. Photo has pitting and tiny dark spots to left and top right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Main Street in Needville, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Needville, Texas. Dry Goods, Notions Store to far right of photo. Boy wearing a hat in center of street, automobile behind him. Automobiles parked on both side of the street. Wagon and horse on far left. Photo is creased at bottom left corner. Has white spots toward center and on right. About 1923 written in pen, on back.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the August Thuesen Blacksmith Shop in Needville, Texas. Richard Lehmann, August Thuesen, Mrs. Thuesen, and their two children are seen in the photo. The four people are standing at northwest corner of the blacksmith shop. The little boy is standing on a barrel and his mother has her left arm around him. Mrs. Thuesen and her daughter are both wearing dark colored dresses. The shop is a wooden building with a covered walkway at front entrance. Sign at front of building reads: AUG. THUESEN. BLACKSMITH & HORSE SHOEING. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. Photo is peeling from cardboard around edges. Photo is cracked in right center. Cardboard is pealing and has broken area at top.
Date: 1914
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Concord Teacherage]

Description: Photograph of the first school in Fairchilds, five miles from Needville, Texas. From 1930 to 1931, that teacher was Henry Ripple. From 1931 to 1934, it was Mrs. Anna McGar. The last teacher was Hermina Lehmann from 1934 to the school's closure in 1937. The building pictured is the living quarters provided to the teacher of the Concord School.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[Rear View of Concord School]

Description: Photograph of the first school in Fairchilds, five miles from Needville, Texas. From 1930 to 1931, that teacher was Henry Ripple. From 1931 to 1934, it was Mrs. Anna McGar. The last teacher was Hermina Lehmann from 1934 to the school's closure in 1937.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[Rear View of Concord School 2]

Description: Photograph of the first school in Fairchilds, five miles from Needville, Texas. From 1930 to 1931, that teacher was Henry Ripple. From 1931 to 1934, it was Mrs. Anna McGar. The last teacher was Hermina Lehmann from 1934 to the school's closure in 1937.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Edward A. Smith, February 14, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Edward A. Smith, died February 8, 1989. The funeral was held February 14, 1989 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Needville City Cemetery in Needville, Texas.
Date: February 14, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Members of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of members of the St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on the day of the church dedication ceremony - June 29, 1941. (Written on back in type). First row (of men and women) is seated. Second row (of men) is standing. Church building is to right (background) with front doors open. Trees and a house are visible in background. Scanned image is of a copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the dedication of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Needville, Texas on June 29, 1941. On front of photo in white is written: June 29, 1941 Needville, Tex. Schlueter History. Saint Pauls Presbyterian Church. Large group of people standing/sitting in front of the northeast corner of the white wooden church building. All windows visible have wooden arches (pointed). Double front doors to the church are open. (People standing in doorway.) Scanned image is of copy.
Date: June 29, 1941
Partner: Fort Bend Museum