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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

[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

[Fairview Café with a 1964 Ford]

Description: Colored Polaroid photograph of the Fairview Café with a 1964 Ford (green) car parked in front. The Café was located in the 3100 block , south side, of Avenue H in Rosenberg, Texas (the Fort Bend Federal Parking lot is now at this location). The Café is a white one story stucco building with red sign above entrance which proclaims: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ STEAKS SEA FOOD CHICKEN. Newspaper vending machines can be to the left on entrance. Back of photo has the Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Date: 1964~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.T. Brewer standing next to a truck loaded with cases]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J.T. Brewer standing next to a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper bottles. Young man in driver seat of truck. Brewer is wearing a light colored shirt, pants, and hat, with a dark belt. He has his right leg crossed over his left and his right arm is extended with right hand on truck. His left arm is bent and at his waist. Original 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy. .
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Terry W. Brewer standing next to the door of a truck loaded with cases of Dr. Pepper. Brewer is wearing light colored shirt and pants. He has his left leg propped on the running board of the truck and his left arm resting in the window of the truck. Sign on truck cargo area reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER. Buildings in background. Large blank/white area at bottom of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Photo was taken Circa. 1920's.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fairview Café]

Description: Colored Polaroid photograph of the Fairview Café which was located on the south side of the 3100 block of Ave H. in Rosenberg, Texas. The Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Jess Ward. It was demolished in 1979. The café was a one story white stucco building with sign above front entrance that reads: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ. STEAKS - SEA FOOD - CHICKEN. Newspaper vending machines can be seen to the left of the doorway. Small white building and a boat in far right background. Polaroid is stamped on the back.
Date: 1979~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fairview Café]

Description: Colored photograph of the Fairview Café that was located in the 3100 block (south side) of Avenue H, in Rosenberg, Texas. Café sign above entrance to the white stucco building reads: FAIRVIEW CAFÉ. STEAKS - SEA FOOD- CHICKEN. Green car in bottom center of photo and blue and white car on far right of photograph. Back of photo has Polaroid stamp. Fairview Café was built between 1932 and 1934 by Mr. Jess Ward and was later demolished in January 1979.
Date: 1964~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of three automobiles in front of the Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. The Meyer -Forster building is a two story brick building. Two men are sitting in the first car on right. Two men and one woman are sitting in second car, as a woman stands beside the car with her left hand on the back seat area. Two men in vehicle on far left. Boy next to bicycle on far left. Bottom of photo in white reads: ROSENBERG TEX. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Unidentified man pointing to a Dr. Pepper sign]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an unidentified man pointing to a Dr. Pepper sign that reads:" Drink Dr. Pepper 5 cents Good For Life". The man, who has dark, wavy hair, is wearing a light colored shirt and pants with a dark belt. He has a pocket watch chain visible at his waist. Scanned image is of the copy. Circa. 1920's.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes]

Description: Photograph (copy) of J. T. Brewer leaning on a stack of wooden boxes (to right of photo.) Brewer is wearing light colored pants with dark belt, light shirt and hat. Four stacks of soda bottles in cases from center to left of photo. A boy is standing behind the rows of cases. Most of the wooden cases have Rosenberg, Texas stamped on them. Circa. 1920's. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Members of either the Rosenberg Baptist Church or the Rosenberg School.]

Description: Photograph of either members of the Rosenberg Baptist Church or Rosenberg School. Forty-five people are in front of a wooden building. Open window to the far left of photograph. Names written on the back in pencil. List recorded in supplementary data. The members are identified as back row: ? Rawson, Willy Tubola, Charley Rawson, Jessie Ward, Ray Windor, Carl M. Caughin, Willie Wooster, Joe Howe. Second row (from back): Selma Myer, Alma O'shields, Bernice Glenn, Emma Haman, Miss Inez Wurtsbaugh, Mr. Peterson, Grace Mae, Norma Meyer, Mary Hand, Louise Meyer. Middle row: Bula O'shield, Ruth Freeman, Nita Ray, Nell Clayton, Eugenia Ridley, Mamie Moody, Chart Hopkins, Rosarelia Tinsley, Annie Willis, Elizabeth Ridley, Martha Ried, Verla Hansthew, Nettie Lowry. Second row (from front) Wilfred Coats, Harold Goar, Lena Moclough, Mary Kruse, Irene Elbuson/ E. Cluson ?, Dollie Webber, Hill Glasscrik. Front row: Ambros Potter, Chester Lokry, Russel Finely, Claudie Marshall, Austin Grory, Wilford Crats? Luddie Board.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The home of Dr. and Mrs. John S. Yates]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the home of Dr. and Mrs. John S. Yates built in 1909. The home was located on the corner of Avenue M and Fourth Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The house is a one and a half story white wooden building with a columned porch. Porch has railing at bottom and at top. Pot plant boxes sit along the rail of the porch steps. Shrubs in front of the house, and a fence can be seen in the foreground. A bare tree partially obscures the house. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1909~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man (probably J. T. Brewer) sitting on a wooden barrell]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a man (probably J. T. Brewer) sitting on a wooden barrel (planter). He is holding a bottle of Dr. Pepper and he is looking at it. A woman in light colored print dress on far left. Child in mid-step to the right of the woman. They are each holding a bottle of Dr. Pepper. Sign in window to left reads: DRINK DR. PEPPER GOOD FOR LIFE! Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dreibroat Dance Band]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Dreibroat Dance Band standing in front of the old Holy Rosary Rectory on Sixth Street. Men are identified as left to right, first row: Joe Herslscher, Gus Dreibroat (band leader), Vince Nesvadba, John Nesvadba. Second row: Bill Nesvadba, Arnold Dusek, Thomas Sicinski, Henry Sicinski, Leo Albright. Circa: late 1920's. Man in first row left is wearing sunglasses and has drum and drumsticks. Man on left, back row, has large drum. First row is standing on street, second row is standing on the curb. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the congregation of the Christian Church of Rosenberg, Built in the 1900's on Third Street and Avenue J. A man wearing a dark suit and bowtie with white shirt, is standing to the left of photo and to the left of a large group of people. All of the women and children in the first row except one, are wearing white dresses. The one woman in the center of first row is wearing a black skirt, white belt and blouse, dark beads, and a large dark hat. The group is standing in front of the church double doors (one door is open, the other closed.) Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the business section of Rosenberg taken from Avenue H down Third Street Circa 1930's. In white on bottom of photo is printed: BUSINESS SECTION, ROSENBERG, TEX. Cole Theatre on left with movie "Play Girl" advertised. On right of street at corner is Ost Garage and then Ost Barber shop. Cars and trucks parked on both sides of the street. A car and a truck are in the middle of the street. A stoplight is seen at top left of photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Street scene in Rosenberg, City Drug Store to the left]

Description: Photograph (copy) of street scene in Rosenberg, Texas circa: 1915. Businesses seen are City Drug Store (far right brick building) A.G. Neighbor, Proprietor; City Bakery; and Meat Market. Two men are standing on sidewalk in front of the City Drugs. A man is walking in front of City Bakery. Person is standing in the doorway of the Meat Market and two adults and two children in white can be seen at far end of sidewalk. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Street scene in Rosenberg, bakery to the right of photo]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a street scene in Rosenberg, Texas circa 1915. Two story white business to left ? And Sons Store (sign is obscured by tree on left). Two trees (men standing under them) in center of photo. City Bakery can be seen to the right of the trees. Two children are in the street in front of the City Bakery. Dirt street in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Shultz Equipment Company]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Shultz Equipment Company that was located at Third Street and Avenue I. The store was destroyed by a fire in the 1940's. The store building is a two story brick building with glass front. Canopies cover part of the sidewalk (canopy on corner is rolled up). A truck is parked in front. Six automobiles are parked on the east side of building. Sign over front door reads: MAYTAG APPLIANCES. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Parade in downtown Third Street in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a parade in downtown Third Street in Rosenberg, Circa 1913. Man holding a drum in the center of street - drum has "Texas Cowb? Band" written on the side. Sign held in parade reads: VOTE FOR US. Business of Winston Company to left of photo. Person on a bicycle on right side of the street. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1913~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas Circa: 1940. The depot is a one story white stucco building with "ROSENBERG'' sign on west side of building. Twin water towers on right behind a train engine. Automobiles on left. Train tracks in foreground. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1940~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum