[New Television Equipment Shown at the Library]

[New Television Equipment Shown at the Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A television camera records as Dr. Worden, second from right, demonstrates a television audio-visual setup. Other men in the photo are unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse

Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse

Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Monkey Wrench]

[Monkey Wrench]

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Starting at the bottom, the handle of the monkey wrench is a flat oval shape with two holes, it probably had two wooden pieces, one on each side attached with screws or nails. The neck has a vice that extends all the way to the head to the top of the handle. The head is rectangular with a sloping side. The back of the head is square and looks as though it was used as hammer.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Power plant interior]

[Power plant interior]

Date: August 2, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photo of power plant interior. Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet. STANLEY ____00 Made in the USA _5 Some of the writing is obscured by rust.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Knife sharpener]

[Knife sharpener]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Knife sharpener. Cylindrical steel sharpening surface with diamond-shape base. Wooden handle with leather wrapping. Fits metal ring of 1999.008.009a
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Cistern pump]

[Cistern pump]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cistern pump
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
[Softwood plantation desk]

[Softwood plantation desk]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Softwood plantation desk.
Contributing Partner: George Ranch Historical Park
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