Friendship School

Friendship School

Date: c. 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Students of the Friendship School, south of Bellevue. Dalton Harris, the teacher is in the back row center and Lille is in the back row on the right.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
McKee School

McKee School

Date: c. 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified school children outside at the McKee School in 1934 with their teacher, Rosa Reynolds.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Harvesting on Byers Brothers Ranch

Harvesting on Byers Brothers Ranch

Date: c. 1900
Creator: Caldwell
Description: Harvestring grain in the Big Wichita Valley on the Byers Brothers Ranch in Clay County, TX around 1900.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Ikard Ranch

Ikard Ranch

Date: c. 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Barn and windmill on the Ikard Ranch. Written on back of photo, "This barn stood at the location, six miles west of Henrietta on the Ikard ranch where Captain Will S. Ikard brought the first Hereford cattle to Texas in 1876 from Beacher, Illinois. Dr. A.B. Edwards bought this ranch from Captain Ikard in 1910 and sold it to his younger son, A.B. Kirk Edwards in 1942. This barn was distroyed by a windstorm in 1953."
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Ranching

Ranching

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Cowboys dipping cattle on the J.M. Keuhn ranch in 1900.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Threshing Wheat

Threshing Wheat

Date: c. 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Threshing machine and unidentified farmers working in a wheat field in Clay County.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Fastener for Fish-Plates for Rails.

Fastener for Fish-Plates for Rails.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Gary, John S.
Description: Patent for improvements in fasteners for fish-plates for rails by using a combination of fish-plates, washers placed in between the plates and rail, a slotted bolt, a wedge-shaped key with thin bendable portion and a washer on the bolt between the key and fish-plate to “firmly hold the plates in position but will serve to deaden the noise caused by the fractional contact of the parts,” (lines 18-20) includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Soldering-Tool.

Soldering-Tool.

Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Barber, Edwin L.
Description: Patent for an improved soldering-tool by having a reservoir for gasoline or other light hydrocarbon, a burner-tube, and a valve for regulating the combustion of the gasoline and heating the tool continuously and uniformly, without a furnace. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Henrietta Street Scene

Henrietta Street Scene

Date: c. 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified individuals and their horses gathered on the East side of the Clay County Court House Square around 1910.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Indian Family

Indian Family

Date: c. 1890
Creator: [Snearly, Alice]
Description: A Native American family portrait. The man is seated and wearing a suit and hat, the woman is standing and wrapped in a traditional Indian blanket. They both are wearing moccasins.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
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