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[Richmond Baseball team, mid 1890s.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Richmond Baseball team, mid 1890s. Nine men are in uniforms, three are in suits. There is a floral printed drape at the right side of the photograph. Two players in the back row are holding bats; two players in the front row are holding baseballs. Player at center front has catcher's gear in his lap. Photograph is identified as follows on the back in blue pen: "Back Row: ______, ______, T.W. (Bud) Davis, Bob Wesendorff. Middle Row: _______, Ed Wessendorff, Tom Wessendorff." Image is mounted on black cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 17.7 cm x 12.6 cm.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of a hardware store. Two men in back of store.]

Description: Photograph of interior of a hardware store. Two men in back of store standing next to the counter. Floor to ceiling shelves along left side and back of store. Wood stove in center of room. May be interior of Wessendorff Lumber. Image is mounted on black matte. Back is written all over in pencil. Legible words include: "Tony Papa and Uncle Ed", "Mama and Papa," "and Janetta," "and Marie and Mama," "Lizzie"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Print of Washington-on-the-Brazos

Description: View of Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, Pre-Star of the Republic Museum; Independence Hall, Washington, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington, Texas

Description: One of two photographs of the town of Washington, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Print of Washington-on-the-Brazos

Description: View of monument at Washington honoring the signing of the declaration of independence; pre-Independence Hall; Independence Hall; Washington, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Alamo

Description: Photograph of the Alamo during the early 19th century.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Train wreck. Southern Pacific engine is at center of image.]

Description: Photograph of train wreck. Southern Pacific engine is at center of image, second and third cars are crashed into one another. Overturned car or engine at right of image. Cotton in foreground, pile of dead cows or horses at center, men and boys lined up along a rope fence watching the scene. Photo is mounted on cardboard matte. Image dimensions: 19.3 cm x 12.3 cm Bottom left corner of matte is missing. No date. See 1972.093.166 for another view of the scene.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of a Young Man]

Description: Photograph of young man. Has top button of jacket buttoned, and the remaining seen unbuttoned. White collar at neck. Back of photo pink with black writing: R.B. Williams, Photographer, Winchester, Tenn. Framed in scroll-type frame surrounded by flowers. Photo has marks (more prominent on left edge) where print has peeled away.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, R.B.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of an older woman wearing a cape with a brooch at the collar]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing dark clothing. Her dress, with many fabric covered buttons down the center, has a cape with a brooch at the collar. Bottom right corner of photo reads: Winchester, Tenn. Bottom left corner is broken (piece missing) where perhaps the photographer's name was written. Back of photo reads: R.B. Williams, Photographer, Winchester, Tenn.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A school in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of a school in Rosenberg, Texas. The school is a two story white wooden building (on right) It is enclosed by a thick, wooden fence. Four girls are sitting on the fence. Two boys are sitting on the sidewalk in front of the fence. Building and a windmill in background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rice farming operation.]

Description: Photograph mounted on black cardboard mat of rice farming operation. On far right, a man is standing and holding reins to horse (out of picture). The wagon has two wooden barrels in it. A woman and man are standing on a thresher, child is sitting. Group of men women and children are standing in center of portrait with the stack of rice behind them. More equipment, buggies and horses to left of photo. On far left, a man standing with arms crossed in front of a dark colored horse ridden by a boy. Photo has ink smudges and marks across it. Also gray spots. Cardboard mat is broken in far right corner and is worn around the edges.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

The sheriff's office at the Court House.

Description: Photograph with black edging, mounted on a gray mat of the sheriff's office at the Court House. Man writing at desk in far left corner. Five men seated in wooden chairs (one on far right holding up a gun and leaning elbow on desk.) Back of photo identifies man at desk as Mr. Oglivy; third from left as H.M. Shannon and M.L. Woolley, Sheriff, at far right. Photo has rip in bottom right corner. Also tear in mat at bottom left.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A rice farm near the county line taken in 1904.]

Description: Photograph of a rice farm near the county line taken in 1904. Men on and around a threshing machine to far left of photograph. Wagon load of hay pulled by two dark horses next to the thresher is partially obscured by the long belt of the threshing machine. Sacks of rice in center background. Horses and wagons to right. Tractor (man is standing on the wheel of it) on far right of photograph. Rice field in foreground.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ellen McGaw Baker.]

Description: Photograph (oval mounted on cardboard) of Ellen McGaw Baker. Photo of woman in dark dress with white collar. Back of photo gives family history in pen: Ellen McGaw Baker, born-11/23/1848, died-10/23/1886; George Craven Baker. Children: John Hiram Baker, George Cleveland Baker, Lydia Eliza Baker Hirsch, ? Amanda Baker Moers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

The Rich home in Mississippi.

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard (cardboard has scalloped edges). Photograph of the Rich home in Mississippi. Three men are standing in front of the white picket fence. Several other men are standing on the front steps and porch of house. Four women are on the porch with the men. On child is standing (man standing behind child) on the porch rail to left of photo. Back of photo reads: Jon. W. Morrow's Photographic Bazar? And Millinery, Grove Hill, Ala. All work Guaranteed First Class. Also has Design at top and bottom, vining around drawn sign to right and left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four generations of Moore family]

Description: Photographic portrait of 4 generations of Moore family, ca. 1947. Left to right, Dorothea Moore (age 2), John Moore III, Dorothea Guenther Moore, Marie Bachman Guenther
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum