Texas History Postcard Database Project

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Fort Bend History Association
Date:1909
Postcard, Rosenberg. Three automobiles are in the street. Man with white shirt and black hat is standing (with his hands on his hips) on sidewalk in far right corner.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:November 11, 1911
Postcard image of a train at Booth, Texas. Two men are seated on the front of the engine. Texas flag is flying to the right of the photo. Dated November 11, 1911.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1915
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.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1916
Photographic postcard of two children and three dogs in front of two story house in Rosenberg, TX. Boy is probably Norveil Phillippi. Reverse side is marked in pencil, This is the picture of our home. Hattie is Norveil Phillippi's mother. The family moved to the Rosenberg area between 1904 and 1908.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:unknown
Postcard image of two men in an automobile. Both men are wearing hats with white shirts. Businesses seen are: E.W. Cummings, Druggist, and Meyer-Forster Land & Loan Co. Chairs to far right of photo.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1916
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.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1910
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.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1909
Postcard image of "Carloads of Sweetness". Two women in front car of train. Boxcars filled with sugarcane.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:unknown
Postcard image of two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log in front of an ocean backdrop. Women are wearing dark swimsuits with a white "M" on the chest. Photo taken at Murdoch's Bath House in Galveston. Residue of back of photo suggests it was removed from a scrapbook (see 1998.025.043)




Fort Bend History Association
Date:unknown
Postcard image of Uncle Oscar's (of Foster Family) duck hunting steer. Man (wearing cap) with gun in his lap. He is riding a horse and is holding a rope that is tied to a steer.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1907
Postcard image of the Union Depot in Rosenberg, Texas. Train on left. Water tower near center. Two story building on right.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1910
Postcard Valentine's Greetings. Colored image of a boy (in white) and girl (in a blue dress) sitting on a bench looking at a Valentine card (encased in a red heart with birds at top and flowers on top and bottom.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:unknown
Postcard image of W.E. Jones on horseback. Man dressed in dark suit and hat on a dark-colored horse. Trees and bushes in background, clearing to the left.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:May 14, 1912
Postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top of cotton. Two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat. BARNES BROS. building in background. Addressed to Mr. R.E. Duncan, Eagle Baker, Texas from Effie.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:May 14, 1912
Copy of a postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top, and there are two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat.There are store fronts in background.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:June 12, 1949
Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, late 1940s. View along Ave H. Welcome to Rosenberg lighted sign featured at center. On reverse is note from Emma Phillippi to brother Norveil Phillippi and family. postmarked June 12, 1949, Rosenberg. Gulf station in background. Schaffers Drug Store on right.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:May 9, 1932
Photographic postcard West end of Rosenberg, showing curve in road. Railroad overpass in background. Postcard mailed from Norveil Phillippi to his mother, Hattie Phillippi in Indianapolis, IN, May 9, 1932.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:unknown
Postcard image of woman on horseback. Back of postcard states woman may possibly be Kitty Lane. Woman (dressed in dark clothes and hat) sitting on a dark-colored horse. Fence in background. Corner of wooden building on left.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1909
Postcard, Carloads of Sweetness. One woman standing outside of boxcar. Three women inside of sugarcane filled boxcar.




Fort Bend History Association
Date:1919
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.




Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Date:unknown
Photograph of a Baptist Church in Hallettsville, TX. The exterior of the church is white and there are stairs leading up to the main entrance. The building is one level with a steeple above the entrance. There is a cross in the foreground. A wooden fence surrounds the church and there is a dirt road in the foreground.




Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Date:unknown
Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas taken from the top of Sacred Heart Catholic Church looking northwest. Visible buildings include the Livery stables, Neuhaus Building, Elstner's Hall, and the Appelt Building. In the background are fields on the outskirts of town.




Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Date:unknown
Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas, taken from the top of Lavaca County Courthouse looking southeast. Visible buildings include Elstner's Hall, Neuhaus Building, Appelt's Building, and T. A. Hill Lumber Yard. In the foreground is an intersection.




Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Date:unknown
Aerial photograph of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground are family homes and business buildings. In the background a church is visible. Lining the dirt roads are trees.




Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Date:unknown
Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas. In the foreground is the Meyerhoff Building and Lay's Drug Store. Other buildings are in the background and there are dirt roads in between the buildings.




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