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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
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Patent
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

[Rosenberg, Texas. Church with a bell tower to the right of the photo.]

Description: Photograph of Rosenberg, Texas. White, wooden, church building with bell tower on right. Houses on right and left side of street. Large two and a half story white wooden home at the end of street in far background of photo. Church is probably Methodist Episcopal Church before it was expanded. See 1975.054.005.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Pork Crop in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard, Pork Crop-Rosenberg. A woman (holding a feed bucket} is feeding a sow and seven piglets. A train is in the background.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Night R.R. Crew in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard, Night R.R. Crew Rosenberg. Two men standing next to train. Three men sitting on front of train. Bottom of photo has slashes of blank streaks.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend Lumber Co. in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Ft. Bend Lumber Co., Rosenberg. Lumber store building is to left of photo. Three men are standing on a pile of lumber in background. Windmill to right of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River, Rosenberg. Bridge to the left of photo. Fence line along left, also.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The street is very muddy.]

Description: Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The street is very muddy and has water standing to the right and left sides of the street. A man with his hands on his hips is standing in the middle of the stet . Group of men standing in front of the City Bakery to right. People standing on covered sidewalk on the left side of the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The J.H.P. Davis & Co. Bank Building, Rosenberg, Texas.]

Description: Photograph of the J.H.P. Davis & Co. Bank Building, Rosenberg, Texas. Bank is a two story brick building on far left of photo. Two wooden two story buildings to the left of the bank building and a wooden one-story building (partial view only) on far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Children at school in Rosenberg]

Description: Postcard image of School, Rosenberg. School building is a wooden, white, two-story building. Children are standing on the front porch. Other children are sitting on the fence that is surrounding the school. An adult and a child are standing in the foreground.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[The W.C. Czigan's Home, a fence to the left of the house]

Description: Photograph of the W.C. Czigan's Home as identified on the front and back of the photograph. The house is a wooden white building with a porch on the northeast side of the house. A utility pole is to the right of the house. A large tree and picket fence are to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum