Knee-Pad.

Knee-Pad.

Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Fergusson, William P.
Description: Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Sash Holder

Sash Holder

Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Beck, George Washington
Description: Patent for a sash-holder, which "consists in an improved sash-fastener embodying novel features" (lines 16-18). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Sparkman, James S.
Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive wire-stretcher that can easily stretch a wire in a series on a fence in such a way that the stretcher doesn't need to brace against a post.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Bob and Erin Carr in East Texas]

[Bob and Erin Carr in East Texas]

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard in 1957. The couple is surrounded by tall wildflowers. Erin Carr is standing to the left of Bob Carr.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr]

[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr]

Date: 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas home during their 50th wedding anniversary. Bob Carr is standing to the left of Erin Carr. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr with children]

[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr with children]

Date: 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bob Carr, Erin Carr and their children during their 50th wedding anniversary. Eleven people are featured in the photograph. Bob Carr is standing sixth from left and Erin Carr is standing seventh from the left. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Bob and Erin Carr in their East Texas home]

[Bob and Erin Carr in their East Texas home]

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard. Bob Carr is pending down on one knee and Erin Carr is bending to the side.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
["Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton" Newspaper Clipping, May 20, 1910]

["Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton" Newspaper Clipping, May 20, 1910]

Date: May 20, 1910
Creator: The Hamilton Herald
Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton: Items from the Herald of May 20, 1885" which provides a list of events from that date. It appeared in The Hamilton Herald on May 20, 1910.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Newspaper Clipping: Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton, April 15, 1910]

[Newspaper Clipping: Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton, April 15, 1910]

Date: April 15, 1910
Creator: The Hamilton Herald
Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton: Items from the Herald of April 15, 1885," which provides a list of the County officials at the time and events that happened on that date. It appeared in The Hamilton Herald on April 15, 1910.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 7, 1875]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 7, 1875]

Date: May 7, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife a brief letter to inform her of how he was faring in his travels as a judge. He let her know where he would be headed next so she could send him more letters.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
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