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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

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

[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 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 Lupe Uresti, July 14, 2016

Description: Lupe Uresti her experiences in a segregated Rosenberg and racially tense schooling, her work for her father, her public service as a council member and then the first Mexican-American woman mayor, 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

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

[Railroad tracks and the Harvey House in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the railroad tracks and the Harvey House in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is the two-story wooden building to far right of photo. Railroad tracks on right of photo. Another set of tracks in background. Dark painted buildings (one has a wooden platform built on top with a ladder leading to platform) on left of photo. Written in white at bottom right of photo: ROSENBERG, TEXAS. Houses in background. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Harvey House at the railroad station in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Harvey House at the railroad station in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is a two story wooden building with a covered sidewalk. View is of the northwest corner of building. A man is standing in front of the building on the sidewalk. Sign to left of a dark one-story wooden building reads: LUNCH ROOM FRED HARVEY. Railroad tracks in foreground. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas as written in white on left of photo. The photo shows three men standing in front of cylindrical shaped tanks. Man on left is wearing dark pants, white shirt and dark hat. Man in center is wearing a dark suit with white shirt. Man on right, with arms across his chest, is wearing dark pants, light shirt (sleeves rolled up to elbows) with suspenders. Two women and three children to far left of photo (two of the children are standing on a block of ice). Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First block of ice in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) shows the first block of ice in Rosenberg, Texas (as written in white on left of photo). The block of ice is on top of a wooden box labeled (upside down) Tiger Brand Laundry Soap. The block of ice is in front of the J. H. P. Davis Bank building on the corner of Avenue G and Third Street. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Eagle Café in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the exterior of the Eagle Café in Rosenberg, Texas after a fire. Building has no glass in windows, roof is destroyed. A military jeep and a black automobile are parked in front of building. Top of an automobile in bottom right corner of photo. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Harvey House and the freight depot in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the Harvey House and the freight depot in Rosenberg, Texas. The Harvey House is the two-story wooden building on right of photo. The freight depot is one-story wooden building on left with loaded wagons parked in front of it. Train tracks in foreground. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fire in the Eagle Café building in Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a fire in the Eagle Café building in Rosenberg, Texas. This photo was taken of the northeast corner of the building as the firemen fight the fire at night. Eagle Café sign still visible at the north west corner of the building. Smoke can be seen billowing from the roof of the building. Crowd of people can be seen in the street watching the fire. Hoses run through the center of the street (highly visible in the dark). Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Firefighters fighting a fire at the Eagle Café]

Description: Photograph (copy) of firefighters fighting a fire at the Eagle Café in Rosenberg, Texas. Photo is of the north west corner of building. A crowd has gathered around to watch the fire. Eagle Café sign seen at corner of street. The two story stucco and wood building has smoke coming out of the windows. Hoses in foreground. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aerial view of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an aerial view of Rosenberg looking southwest. On the second block from bottom, a tower can be seen toward right side of photo. Also on second block from bottom toward left side is a two long narrow buildings joined by walkway that has many cars parked in front of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery located in the middle of the 900 block of Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. Behind the counter on left is Phillip Brandt; behind counter on right is Charles Seydler, owner of the store. Cans and other goods can be stacked neatly on shelves to the right and left of photo. Canisters, boxes and sacks are leaning against the left counter. Boxes are also stacked on the left counter top. More boxes stacked just to the left of the center of the photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cole's Liberty Theatre, owned by Mart Cole]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Cole's Liberty Theatre, which was owned by Mart Cole from 1919 until it was sold by his heirs about 1983. The theatre was located on the west side of Third Street (900 block). Two story brick building with covered sidewalk in front. Sign in front reads: COLE'S LIBERTY THEATRE. Business on left is Palace Sweets. Automobiles parked in front of theatre (one full view, the other partial). Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum