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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

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

[Rosenberg, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Rosenberg, Texas fire department. The patch has a white background and grey and red edging. The top of the patch contains a row of red feathers above a blue semicircle embroidered with "Rosenberg." Below this is a group of six silver stars on a light blue background. A brown, white, and grey bird has its wings extended upward. The bird is sitting on top of a pile of fire. A grey banner containing "Member" and "Fire Dept." appears under the bird.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[A school in Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of a school in Rosenberg, Texas. The school is a two story white wooden building (on right) It is enclosed by a thick, wooden fence. Four girls are sitting on the fence. Two boys are sitting on the sidewalk in front of the fence. Building and a windmill in background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Third Street, North, Rosenberg, Texas

Description: Photograph of Third Street, North, Rosenberg, Texas. House on far left. Tin building with Whisler as part of sign on the side. The next brick building is the City Drug Store, followed by the City Bakery. On right sidewalk two men are walking in the background
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Downtown Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph of downtown Rosenberg, Texas. Brick building of the City Drug Store is seen on the left side of street. City Bakery is the next building, and a restaurant can be seen also. A horse and buggy is hitched to the business in the foreground on left. Person (with hat, facing away from camera) riding a bicycle in foreground also. Water tower can be seen in background at end of street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr. - 1950-07-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr., American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" of Rosenberg, Texas, dated July 20, 1950. This is responding to a request for advice on answering a letter published in the newspaper. Herrera indicates he has drafted an answer to be submitted to the newspaper and will read the original letter on his Saturday morning radio show. He also encourages the men of the Latin American Legion Post to consider forming a LULAC Council in Rosenberg.
Date: July 20, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of the Catholic Church at Avenue H and 6th Streets in Rosenberg, Texas. Taken in 1937. The grotto is a rock formation with an opening that has an altar inside. A statue of the Blessed Mary can be seen in an alcove to the top right of the grotto. The grotto is covered with greenery and surrounded by it also. Small wooden building with lattice in front of it on far right of photo. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: 1937
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Charlie Lea Home]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Charlie Lea Home on the corner of Carlisle St. and Avenue I. Written at bottom in white: NICE HOME IN ROSENBERG, TEXAS. The house is a dark painted story and a half house with a porch in the front and to the east side of house. A wire fence is in front of house with cement sidewalk leading to front steps. Large tree on left of photo. Building with tin roof in left background. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Hospital]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the original Rosenberg Hospital which was the Kinch Hillyer Home at the south end of Old Main St. (now 3rd and Ave. M). The hospital was a two and a half story white wooden house with a wrap around porch on both side of house and on both upper and lower floors. A large oak tree partially obscures view of the right side of the house. An automobile is parked in front of that large tree. Written in white print on bottom of photo: ROSENBERG HOSPITAL, ROSENBERG, TEXAS. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L. A. Vogelsang Store in the Gray and Son Building, 1900 block of Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas. L. A. Vogelsang is behind the counter. Glass cases and shelves (to ceiling) to left of photo. Man seated behind counter wearing dark suit with dark tie. A wooden chair on right, and hoops hanging on a peg on a pole on far right. Two women and three men are standing on far end of store. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[L.A. Vogelsang Saloon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the L.A. Vogelsang Saloon. Mr. Vogelsang is the man behind the counter wearing the white shirt, black tie, and white apron. A woman in a dark dress is also behind the counter. A man is leaning against the bar with his left foot on pipe footrest. He has a drink in his right hand and a cigarette in his left hand. Two other men in dark jackets are standing to center left of photo. Glass case can partially be seen in far left corner. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy. Same photo as 1979.033.001 except this is an original photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg High School]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Rosenberg High School that was located on the corner of Avenue H and 8th Streets. This is a view of the northwest corner of the school. Trees partially obscure view of the three story brick building. An automobile is parked under a tree to left. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mrs. C. A. Moers and Norman Moller.]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. C. A. Moers and Norman Moller (as identified on the back of photograph). A collie dog is lying on the ground in front of Mrs. Moers and Norman. Mrs. Moers is wearing a dark skirt with white v-necked blouse. She hand her hands on the collie (who is looking up at her). Norman is wearing overalls and a white shirt. Buildings and a utility pole in the background. Black smudges and yellow stains across photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mrs. C. A. Moers sitting in a chair on a porch]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. C. A. Moers as identified on front and back of photograph. Mrs. Moers is seated in a wooden chair on the front porch of a wood house. She has dark hair pulled up into a bun at the crown of her head. She is wearing a long sleeved white blouse with a dark skirt. She has her hands in her lap. (photo ends just below the waist). Exterior wall of the house in left background. Other buildings in right background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum