Aerial View of Military Base

Aerial View of Military Base

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Parade Float

Parade Float

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a parade float at Kelly Field, Texas. There is a model airplane covered in flowers on top of the float, which is also covered in flowers. Text on the float says "Kelly Field;" there is also an emblem made in flowers on the front.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Bexar County.

Bexar County.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Trolley Cut-Out.

Trolley Cut-Out.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, Theodore
Description: Patent for "a new and improved cut-out designed for use on trolley-wires, electric light and power wires, and telegraph wires, the cut-out being arranged to reduce the danger from such wires incident to the breaking of the live wires." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Schenck, F.
Description: Patent for gun locks: "This invention relates to the arrangement of a complete hair trigger for Colt's revolving pistols, which is so constructed that it may be adjusted to anyone of said pistols without the assistance of a gunsmith, the only tool required for the purpose being a screw driver." (lines 21-26.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
General Highway Map Bexar County, Texas

General Highway Map Bexar County, Texas

Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division
Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, gas fields, structures, and landmarks. Map includes fourteen inset maps (Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Inset No. 3, Inset No. 4, Macdona, Mangus Corner, Von Ormy, Somerset, Cassin, Thelma, Losoya, Buena Vista, and Southton), a key to counties diagram, and a legend in the lower-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Description: Cadastral map of the 1648 acre Fort Concho Reserve, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, mail stations, and Fort Concho. Scale [ca. 1:17,000] (500 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Bexar County, Texas

Bexar County, Texas

Date: 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing towns, roads and highways, railroads, and landmarks. Map includes eight inset maps: Helotes, Monte Robles Park, Oakland Estates, Airport City, Luxello, Leon Springs, Kentwood Manor, and Inset Map No. 1. A hand drawn line has been made on the map in approximation of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of Bexar County

Map of Bexar County

Date: 1896
Creator: Rowe, S. J.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bexar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink and denote the addition of roads and highways, crossings, and landmarks. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Good Luck Token]

[Good Luck Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has a green, four-leaf clover on one side with a horseshoe that says, "Good Luck"; on the other it has the text: "Roosevelt Buffet, Good for 1 Glass of Keg Beer, 227 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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