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[Musical group in Richmond, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of a musical group in Richmond, Texas. The first woman to the left on the front row is identified (on back in pencil) as Maude Blake Dyer, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. J. E. Dyer. Group of six women and four men holding string instruments. Five women are seated and four men and one woman are standing behind them. Dyer is wearing a white dress with puffed sleeved and ruffles at neckline and bodice. Sleeves are full at wrists. She is holding a banjo. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray textured cardboard matte. The matte and part of image is torn at top and bottom left corner has been taped. Image dimensions are: 23.3 cm X 20.9 cm.
Date: unknown
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

[Photograph of a Sugar Land School PTA invitation]

Description: Photograph (copy) of PTA of Sugar Land School's invitation to the teachers. The invitation reads: "You are cordially invited to attend an informal reception by the Parent-Teachers Association at the High School Auditorium, Thursday, September 23, 3:30 o'clock, given in honor of the Mothers and Teachers of the community. (signed) Parent-Teachers Association, Sugar Land Public Schools. - TO THE TEACHER Oh, quick to feel the lightest touch Of beauty or of truth, Rich in the thoughtfulness of age, The hopefulness of youth, The courage of the gentle heart, The wisdom of the pure, The strength of finely tempered souls To labor and endure! - An adaptation." 1920-1921. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[An invitation to a wedding.]

Description: Copy of an invitation to a wedding. Invitation reads: Mr. And Mrs. J.H.P. Davis announce the marriage of their daughter Mary E. to Mr. Albert P. George, Wednesday, October the seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety six. Richmond, Texas. At Home after November the first. Richmond, Texas.
Date: October 7, 1896
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation sitting on her porch]

Description: Photograph of Carry Nation sitting on her porch. Nation is wearing a dark dress with a jacket draped over her shoulders. She has a white scarf tied into a bow at her neck. Nation, who is wearing wire rimmed glasses, has her dark hair pulled into a soft bun. Nation is sitting in a wooden chair(with her hands in her lap) on her front porch. A porch post is directly behind her. A ladder extended from ground to the roof can be seen in the background. Photograph is mounted in an oval on a black cardboard mat. Matte is textured and has textured oval around the perimeter of the photograph. Stamped on the back: PLAINFIELD GRAMMAR SCHOOL, PLAINFIELD, CONNECTICUT, L.S. MILLS, PRINCIPAL. Matte is torn on left and is stained. Image dimensions are: 8.2 cm X 12.7 cm
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. 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

[Man and women posing with a giant fish]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of man and women in bathing suits posing with a giant fish. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Early Houstonians recall that Houston was a fisherman's paradise. The fishing's good today, too, but bathing costumes have improved considerably in most people's opinion. Houston Streets were never the same again. Photograph 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

[Second National Bank of Houston]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Second National Bank of Houston, a three-story brick building in downtown Houston. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "By 1923, the name Lumberman's National Bank did not accurately describe the bank you know today as the Bank of the Southwest. So, Lumberman's became the Second National Bank of Houston. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1923, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Train with three men]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a train with three men sitting on front of engine, one in at the controls, and two standing at left. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Houston had become an important railhead by 1920. Gandy dancers laid the track that carried the trains that helped turn Houston into a major transportation center. 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

[Kinch Hillyer Map and Advertisement]

Description: Map and advertisement for Kinch Hillyer oil land. The map features the location of the plots of land. The advertisement discusses the location, price, and demand of the land. Fred Hermann is mentioned as a local representative in St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John McNabb]

Description: Photograph of "John McNabb, perhaps about 1890. Born in Scotland in 1806. (Exact date unknown). Died April 27, 1894; a member of the Santa Fe Expedition. His remains were removed from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the sprint of 1974." This description was written on the back of the photograph in ink. McNabb has thinning gray hair and is wearing a plaid suit (top button buttoned) with a dark wide tie, and a white shirt (collar of shirt barely visible above jacket and tie). Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with gold scalloped trim. Bottom of photo on gold textured label: The "APEX" (emblem) 948 Elm St. Dallas, Tex.
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of Ethel Peareson, Dell Rugeley, Ada Rugeley, and Kate Peareson]

Description: Photograph of "Ethel Peareson (Mrs. P. G. Huston, Bay City); Dell Rugeley, Ada Rugeley, and Kate Peareson (Andrus, Richmond)" as identified on the back of the picture in blue ink. Photo is of four young girls all posed with their bodies leaning toward each other (top two, bottom two). The girls are wearing high-necked dresses with large ruffles around neckline and shoulders. Two girls on the right have on white dresses and the two girls on the left have stripe print (second row right girl's dress has dark stripe trim around collar and ruffles on sleeve, and across front of her dress.) The photo is mounted on a pale gray textured matte with a thin white border around outside of matte.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Unidentified female member of the Foster Family]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified female member of the Foster Family. Woman with dark hair pulled up into bun at crown of her head, is wearing a white dress with a tied bow at collar. Photo is mounted on a gray textured cardboard matte with beveled edges. Bottom right corner of matte in blue reads: The Sugg Studio, 501 1/2 Main Street, Houston, Texas with a small design under writing. Back of photo in blue ink: Unknown member of Foster Family. Image dimensions are: 5 cm X 9.5 cm.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Miss Euhlia Gomez]

Description: Photograph of Miss Euhlia Gomez (as identified in pencil on back) of Alice, Texas, a classmate of Helen Patterson Rosenbush of the Foster Family. Photograph of a young lady with dark hair wearing a dark skirt with dark, satin blouse, and jacket with white trim on lapels and ruffles at wrist of sleeves. She is wearing a dark hat with S W U printed on the ribbon around the crown of the hat. Gomez is sitting in a chair with a floral print fabric draped across chair arm. Gomez has her right arm resting on fabric draped arm of chair. She is holding a parasol (closed with point down on floor) in her left hand. Photograph is mounted in a pale gray textured matte. Matte has white outer border (thin). Written in gold at bottom of matte: Wilcox, Georgetown, Texas. Photograph is torn or peeled away on right side, extending to top and bottom center. Penciled on bottom of photo: Euhlia and on bottom of matte ???. Image dimensions: 8 cm X 10.5 cm.
Date: 1891
Partner: Fort Bend Museum