Southwestern Land Co. excursion at Sharyland - the home of the grape fruit

Southwestern Land Co. excursion at Sharyland - the home of the grape fruit

Date: October 22, 1929
Creator: Gardner
Description: Excursion party standing in front of the Shary Lake by the Shary house. Cars along the left side of the photo on Shary Boulevard.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
Life of Lucius, Sam, and Oren Bunton

Life of Lucius, Sam, and Oren Bunton

Date: 1965
Creator: Gardner, Walter
Description: This research paper is a biography about Lucius Bunton and his sons, Sam and Oren who lived in Shafter and Marfa, Texas during the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. It tells of their many ranches in West Texas. Walter Gardner wrote this paper for his American History class at Marfa High School in 1965.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Ranch House in Central Kansas, 1867

Ranch House in Central Kansas, 1867

Date: unknown
Creator: Gardner, Alexander
Description: Photograph of a pioneer family standing in front of a log cabin. A woman in a striped skirt and apron and a small child in a dark dress stand in the doorway. Next to the doorway sits a young girl in a printed skirt and apron. A man in a dark hat stands with a deer on the right side of the frame.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Washing Machine.

Washing Machine.

Date: October 25, 1892
Creator: Gardner, David
Description: Patent for a new and improved washing-machine. This design "is to simplify and improve the construction of washing machines and to enable clothes to be thoroughly washed without liability of injuring them" (lines 10-14). This design consists in "a frame comprising the legs, the rounds connecting the legs, and the parallel horizontal side bars connecting the upper ends of the legs at each side of the frame, the ends of the frame being open at the top, a diamond-shaped washing-machine body journaled between the sides of the frame, the spiral springs arranged at each end of the horizontal bars" (lines 89-98).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Letter from Aynne and Frank Gardner to Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Gardner, January 4, 1942]

[Letter from Aynne and Frank Gardner to Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Gardner, January 4, 1942]

Date: January 4, 1942
Creator: Gardner, Frank W. & Gardner, Aynne
Description: Letter from Aynne and Frank Gardner to Mr. & Mrs. E. W. Gardner, on January 4, 1942, detailing their honeymoon in Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
Southwestern Land Co. excursion party at Sharyland

Southwestern Land Co. excursion party at Sharyland

Date: October 20, 1930
Creator: Gardner, J. W.
Description: Excursion party posing in front of Shary lake. Cars lined up on dirt road on the left.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
Southwestern Land Co. of Sharyland Texas excursion party... one million people in the Lower Rio Grande Valley by 1934

Southwestern Land Co. of Sharyland Texas excursion party... one million people in the Lower Rio Grande Valley by 1934

Date: June 21, 1929
Creator: Gardner, J. W.
Description: Excursion party posing in front of palm trees, roof top in center background
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
Planter.

Planter.

Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Gardner, Robert J.
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a seed-planter, of a main frame having side beams, the standard secured midway between said beams at their forward ends, and provided at its lower end with a shovel and a presser located immediately in rear of said shovel, the hopper supported on said side beams, and having its planting mechanism arranged to drop the seed directly in the furrow formed by the shovel and presser, [and] wheel journaled in the side beams in rear of the planting mechanism" (lines 3-14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
SouthWestern Land Co. excursion party in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

SouthWestern Land Co. excursion party in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Date: October 22, 1928
Creator: Gardner, J. W.
Description: Excursion party posing in front of a house.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
Southwestern Land Co. excursion party at Sharyland

Southwestern Land Co. excursion party at Sharyland

Date: 1929
Creator: Gardner, J. W.
Description: Excursion party posing in front of palm trees.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American
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