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Chimney-Cowl

Description: Patent for low cost chimney cowl improvements to insure proper draft and prevent fires.
Date: March 12, 1918
Creator: Burch, Robert S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drilling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a drilling apparatus for wells. This drill is designed to be applied to a rotary and used with a pipe tong to screw and unscrew pipe joints.
Date: October 25, 1921
Creator: Reeves, George G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Congress at 7th]

Description: Photograph of a concrete crew working on Congress Avenue at 7th Street, looking north. Several businesses, including Nixon Commercial College, are visible along the left side of the street.
Date: 1907
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of Federal Building]

Description: Photograph of construction of the Brownsville Federal Building and post office, a three-story building consisting of floors and support beams with scaffolding on the right and a ladder leading up to the second floor. In the foreground there is a shed on the right, another long temporary structure, and a street with car driving on it. On the left there is an intersection with what appears to be gas station, a palm tree, and another car and in the background several houses and other buildings can be seen.
Date: May 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Back of Federal Building]

Description: Photograph of the back of the Brownsville federal building, a large multi-story brick building with several rows of windows and two chimneys.In the foreground an automobile is parked on the street on the left and on the far right a man is carrying a box. To the left of the building in the background a crane is visible and in front of it there is a tree and a small light-colored building.
Date: October 3, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Federal Building Southwest Side]

Description: Photograph of the Southwest side of the Brownsville federal building, a large multi-story brick and stone building with three rows of rectangular windows and three archways in the middle of the ground floor. There is a long wooden structure in front of the building and on the right a ladder is leaning against a second-story window. In the foreground an unidentified woman is standing in front of an automobile on the other side of the street and on the left tree branches are partially visible.
Date: December 1, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Brownsville Post Office and Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of construction on the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, a building consisting of two incomplete stories and no roof. The left part of the building is only a single floor and has a large pole on top of it while the part on the right has two floors. In front of the building on the left several people are standing in the street in front of the sidewalk, which is covered in debris, and on the right cars are parked on the side of the street. Next to the post office on the right is another building with a sign that reads "Kress Store" and on the left another building and telephone lines are visible. A text on the front of the photograph reads " Rogers Photo 10-01-1931."
Date: October 1, 1931
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Reinforcing Steel Panels]

Description: Photograph of reinforced steel panels from the first floor of the Brownsville U.S. court house and post office. In the foreground the large panel is visible, consisting of several rows of rectangular objects, separated with metal bars, and covered with a metal grid. In the background two large barrels can be seen on the right along with other building materials.
Date: April 4, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Brownsville Post Office North and South Walls]

Description: Photograph of the back of the Brownsville U.S. post office, a multi-story brick building with several rows of windows without glass in them. A man is partially visible through the window on the right and another man is on top of the roof on the far left. In the foreground there are several stacks of bricks and other building materials in front of the building and on the left two parked automobiles can be seen.
Date: June 1, 1926
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Digging Foundation of Post Office]

Description: Photograph of construction workers digging the foundation for the Brownsville post office. In the foreground workers are standing in a row of holes lined with wooden planks while other men stand and watch from the ground above. Behind them lumber and other materials are scattered throughout the building site and a ladder is leaning against the side wall on the far left. Towards the back several men are standing next to what appears to be a steam-powered machine and behind them people can be seen watching from the street above. In the background several buildings and automobiles are visible. A handwritten note on the front of the photograph reads "A. Rogers Photo 1-1-32."
Date: January 1, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Construction on Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, which consists of a foundation and single story of support beams. Cranes can be seen behind the building and on the right and in front of the building is along temporary structure running parallel to the road. In the foreground several automobiles are driving on the road and on the left another street lined with palm trees and other buildings is visible.
Date: March 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Construction of Federal Building in Brownsville]

Description: Photograph of construction of the Brownsville Federal Building and post office, a three-story building consisting of floors and support beams with scaffolding on the right and a ladder leading up to the second floor. In the foreground there is a shed on the right, another long temporary structure, and a street with car driving on it. On the left there is an intersection with what appears to be gas station, a palm tree, and another car and in the background several houses and other buildings can be seen.
Date: May 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Brownsville Courthouse and Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, a large four-story building made of stone and bricks with four rows of windows and three arch-shaped entrance in the middle of the first floor. A man is standing in front of the building and on the other side of the street two automobiles and a tree can be seen, with smaller buildings partially visible on the left and right.
Date: February 3, 1933
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Woman in Front of Federal Buliding]

Description: Photograph of the Southwest side of the Brownsville federal building, a large multi-story brick and stone building with three rows of rectangular windows and three archways in the middle of the ground floor. There is a long wooden structure in front of the building and on the right a ladder is leaning against a second-story window. In the foreground an unidentified woman is standing in front of an automobile on the other side of the street and on the left tree branches are partially visible.
Date: December 1, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Brownsville Courthouse and Post Office from Elizabeth St.]

Description: Photograph of construction of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, which consists of three completed stories and support beams for the additional story and roof, with several construction workers on the upper levels. There is scaffolding next to the building on the right and a temporary structure running parallel to the street below on the left. In the background another street and various other buildings can be seen.
Date: July 4, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Construction of Post Office and Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of construction of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, which consists of a foundation and single story of support beams. Behind it there are several cranes, a large building with a sign reading "Kress Store"on the left and another building and several trees on the right. In the foreground building material can be seen on the sidewalk and road in front of the building and there is a lamppost on the streetcorner.
Date: March 2, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Front of Federal Building]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Brownsville federal building, a large multi-story brick and stone building with three rows of rectangular windows and two arch-shaped windows, and arched entryway on the first floor. On the left, a man is standing on the window sill on the ground floor and in front of the building lumber and other building materials can be seen on the ground.
Date: December 1, 1932
Creator: A. Rogers Studio
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association
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