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[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

[Vogelsang's General Merchandise Store in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Vogelsang's General Merchandise Store in Rosenberg, Texas. Two story brick building with sign at top that reads: L. A. Vogelsang Dealer in General Merchandise. Also reads: Buggies and Harness just below windows of second story. Large crowd is gathered around the front of the building. A wooden platform can be seen under the covered sidewalk. Cochran Bros. Co. is located to the right of the photo. Photograph is mounted on a gray matte. Matte has darker gray thin, medium, and thick lines around perimeters. Matte is bent across bottom. Image dimensions are: 20.7 cm X 15.3 cm
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Oral History Interview with Joe Morales on July 29, 2016.

Description: Mr. Morales started the first newspaper for Latinas/os in Fort Bend County in 1975. He spent a lot of his life in Corpus Christie, but moved to Houston and then Rosenberg. He mentioned labor unions, experiencing discrimination, and the transitioning of neighborhoods from predominantly White with some Latinas/os to more people of color.
Date: July 29, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle & Morales, Joe
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Jesse Torres, July 15, 2016

Description: Torres provides background information on himself and his family in Richmond/Fort Bend county, he talked about generational changes and continuities in terms of education, speaking Spanish/biligual education in schools, and his runs for elected offices In Fort Bend County.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle & Torres, Jesse
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Thomas Randle, July 26, 2016

Description: Randle described growing up in rural Texas, segregation, integration, and the challenges of growing up working class and black, as well as the ways in which he overcame the odds to become a prominent and educated official in the region.
Date: July 26, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle; Bobadilla, Eladio & Randle, Thomas
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Lupe Uresti, July 14, 2016

Description: Lupe Uresti discussed her experiences in a segregated Rosenberg and racially tense schooling, working for her father's business, her public service as a council member and then the first Mexican-American female mayor of Rosenberg, and finally her work for public housing services.
Date: July 14, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Daniell; Bobadilla, Eladio & Uresti, Lupe
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Dental Bite-Tray.

Description: Patent for a bite tray usable for an array of mouth sizes. The material provides better comfort in the mouth of the patient, as well as better comfort for the operator.
Date: March 30, 1915
Creator: Sanders, Mastin E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Stay.

Description: Patent for fence stays which have "novel and improved means for effectively bracing and spacing the wires of a fence." The invention "will possess advantages in points of efficiency and durability, is inexpensive to manufacture, and at the same time, is simple in construction and operation."
Date: April 20, 1915
Creator: Benson, Autha C. & Benson, A. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for an improved farm gate that pivots in its center and can be swung in either direction. It is operated by a pull chord and levers. The pull chords are set on posts on either side of the gate, each side having two chords in order to open the gate in either direction. The posts also act as a brace to stop the gate from swinging further.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Mulcahy, Richard T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (appears to be a copy) of Main Street in Rosenberg, Texas taken by Schlueter. On left the "Palace Hotel" can be seen. On the right: "City Bakery" and a restaurant are visible. The street has many horses and buggies on both sides. A horse and buggy in center of street (pulled by white or gray horse), and in the foreground is a little boy (dressed in dark knickers with jacket and hat) walking with his back to the camera. Blurred image of a dog on the right side of street. Back of photo has sticker with typed: 3rd St. Rosenberg, Texas Looking South. M. Wallace.
Date: 1890
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Avenue G. Commercial Buildings 3]

Description: Photograph of three commercial buildings on Avenue G with the addresses 1903, 1915, and 1919. The buildings are all two story brick with flat roofs. Two have layered frieze of brick, textured design around windows, arched and rectangle. One has arched windows with decorative brick work. One has a false gable facade with textured brick work. These buildings are a good row of commercial brick buildings from the early development of Rosenberg. They are still fairly intact and could form a district with several other significant commercial structures.
Date: 1900
Creator: Vogelsang, Louis
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[South Texas Prairie]

Description: Photograph of a car on a dirt road cutting through the wide open prairie on either side. The photograph adds, "South Texas Prairie Where The Gulf Breeze Blows."
Date: unknown
Creator: Schlueter, Houston
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[Avenue G. Commercial Buildings 5]

Description: Photograph of three commercial buildings on Avenue G with the addresses 1903, 1915, and 1919. The buildings are all two story brick with flat roofs. Two have layered frieze of brick, textured design around windows, arched and rectangle. One has arched windows with decorative brick work. One has a false gable facade with textured brick work. These buildings are a good row of commercial brick buildings from the early development of Rosenberg. They are still fairly intact and could form a district with several other significant commercial structures.
Date: 1900
Creator: Vogelsang, Louis
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries