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[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The National Hotel in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the National Hotel in Richmond, Texas. Northwest corner of building. Car is parked under a lone tree in front of the hotel. Corner of Morton and 3rd Streets.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard image of present Winston Bassett, 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of present Winston Bassett. Residence located at 405 Liberty, Richmond, Texas in 1914. Dark-colored, wooden home has ornate multi-colored wooden posts on porch. Man sitting in center of porch. Picket fence in front of home. Tree in foreground.
Date: 1914
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of Railroad Street During 1913 Flood]

Description: Postcard of Railroad Street, Richmond, Texas after 1913 flood. Water seen along bottom and center of photo. Train in (center) background. Tent in top left corner.
Date: December 10, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two oil derricks]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two oil derricks. Car and wagon are on the road in front of the derricks. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "For a long time, oil has been the biggest game in town. Even in 1916 when Houston thoroughfares had as many horses and buggies as automobiles. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1920, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1916
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two women in an automobile]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of two women in an automobile, one at the driver's wheel and one in the back seat. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1910, the horse and buggy had begun to give way to the automobile. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph is from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1910, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1910
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["House In Richmond, Texas Across Road From Entrance To Morton Cemetary"]

Description: Postcard image of "HOUSE IN RICHMOND, TEXAS ACROSS ROAD FROM ENTRANCE TO MORTON CEMETARY C. 1895" as noted in handwriting on back of postcard. A fence is in the foreground with two women standing behind the fence in the front yard. A small tree is on the left side of the photo. The house is a one story building with a chimney on the right side.
Date: 1895~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard image of a two and a half story Richmond home]

Description: Postcard image of a Richmond home. Two and a half story, white, wooden house with porch on northwest corner. White picket fence with scalloped design in front of house. Tree branches in front yard have been cut. Partial view of utility pole on far left.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908.]

Description: Postcard image of Louis Priester home in Richmond, Texas in 1908. One story wood home with porch along front and side. Picket fence in front of house. Tree in far left of photo. Ink label at top of photo.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River bridge in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River bridge, Richmond, Texas. Smoke stack in (right) background. Reflection on bridge seen in water in the foreground. Cattle seen to left, under bridge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard from the Carry Nation Home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Carry Nation Home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Two images appear on the postcard. On left, an exterior view of the house - a white wooden two story building with front porch and railed balcony. Potted fern hanging baskets can be seen hanging from the top of the porch. An American flag is flying from the second story balcony. A sign proclaiming the building as "Hatchet Hall" can be seen just below the flag. Another free-standing sign to the right of the sidewalk in front of the house reads: Carry Nation Home Tours. The photo on the right is of the interior of the house. An organ is against a papered wall. On the carpet surrounding the organ is a row of small wooden chairs. To the right of the organ is a free-standing lamp and on the left is a table with a glass pitcher. Back of postcard reads: "Carry Nation Home "Hatchet Hall" 35 Steele Street Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 The Home, built in 1882, operated as a boarding house for the families of alcoholics, 1908-1911, by the world famous crusader against liquor sales. Carry A. Nation. Interior: The music room where Carry taught Sunday School. The Aeolian Grande player organ was a fit to Carry from a Eureka Springs physician. 852C81 Ozark Postcard Publishers 72A James River Road, Kimberling City, Mmo. 66586-0658. Postcard has scalloped edges and is in a burnt orange background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Courthouse in Richmond]

Description: Postcard image of the Courthouse. Richmond, Texas. Four small trees are staked in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The grain elevator near the railroad in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the grain elevator near the railroad in Rosenberg, Texas. Top of grain elevator reads: Wisrodt Grain Co. Tin building with Utility pole by front sign. Photo is faded and has blue spots across left and through center.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation wearing a black dress and holding a book]

Description: Photographic postcard of Carry Nation. Nation is dressed in a dark colored dress with buttons that run along the left side of the it. She has a matching cape over her shoulders. She has a long fabric headpiece covering the back of her graying hair. A white flower or bow is tied at the collar. She has three pins pinned to her cape - one is of a hatchet that is pinned on left side of cape. Nation is holding a book on her right hand and her left thumb is resting on a page.
Date: 1895
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The McNabb house. One story, white, wooden house.]

Description: Postcard image of the McNabb house. One story, white, wooden house. Front porch has railing. White picket fence in front of house with gate to far right. A child is standing in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum