Improvement in apparatus for packing and bale cotton.

Improvement in apparatus for packing and bale cotton.

Date: July 18, 1876
Creator: Drake, James A.
Description: Patent for improved process and apparatus for baling cotton. Improvement relates to a mechanical device by means of which raw cotton is thoroughly compressed into bales suitable for handling.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Pine Saplings]

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Pine Saplings]

Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Description: Postcard of pine saplings and yellow flowers with concrete walkways. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many Louisiana Summer opens with a blaze of color from the plantations of daylilies in Hodges Gardens."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Stream]

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Stream]

Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Description: Postcard of a stream winding towards the lake with scattered trees and yellow flowers along the side. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana A carpet of colorful pansies is an attraction every spring at Hodges Gardens, a year-round chain of flowers in the pine hills of Western Louisiana. Azaleas, tulips, dogwood in delicate pink and white, and masses of wild azalea and fragrant yellow jasmine form a brilliant spring show."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hodges Gardens in Fall]

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens in Fall]

Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Description: Postcard of rows of red, yellow, and white flowers lining a stone banked stream. On the back, the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana The exotic colors of fall attract many visitors to Louisiana's Garden in the Forest."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Motor Inn]

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Motor Inn]

Date: unknown
Creator: Strykers' Western Fotocolor
Description: Postcard of people sitting or swimming in an inground pool in with two umbrellas offering shade at two tables. A two story building sits in the background. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Motor Inn and Restaurant Many, Louisiana Across Highway 171 from beautiful Hodges Gardens "The Garden in the Forest" Fifty lovely, spacious rooms, free television and pool. Excellent Restaurant with Meeting and Banquet Facilities. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Williams, Co-Owners and Managers."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hodges Gardens New Daylilies]

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens New Daylilies]

Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Description: Postcard of blooming yellow daylilies beneath the shade of the treeline, while a man, woman, and child walk among them. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Garden Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana Plantations of colorful daylilies in Hodges Gardens include test beds of new types."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of The Levee at Chalmette in New Orleans]

[Postcard of The Levee at Chalmette in New Orleans]

Date: March 20, 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a steamboat near the elevated coast. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Beaumont, Tex, 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Camp Nichols in New Orleans]

[Postcard of Camp Nichols in New Orleans]

Date: April 2, 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a large white house behind two people standing near the white bridge crossing a body of water. Camp Nichols was a home for Confederate soldiers. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Little Theater 2]

[Postcard of Little Theater 2]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of several colorful buildings lining the street where one green car is parked. Each building has a fenced balcony. On the back, the postcard adds "The Little Theater The Little Theater with a membership of nearly 3,000 has a nation-wide reputation. It is located at 616 St. Peter Street and forms the center of the Art Colony, a prominent feature in the life of old New Orleans."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Little Theater]

[Postcard of Little Theater]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of several colorful buildings lining the street where one green car is parked. Each building has a fenced balcony. On the back, the postcard adds "The Little Theater The Little Theater with a membership of nearly 3,000 has a nation-wide reputation. It is located at 616 St. Peter Street and forms the center of the Art Colony, a prominent feature in the life of old New Orleans."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
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