Houston, Texas.  (Looking South), 1891

Houston, Texas. (Looking South), 1891

Date: 1891
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-colored chromolithograph print of a bird'e eye-view of Houston, Texas. It has insets of various public and private buildings and directories of public buildings, hotels, railroads, manufactories and churches listed at the bottom of the page.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Rudy Martinez at Hennessey Park]

[Rudy Martinez at Hennessey Park]

Date: 194u
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Rudy Martinez at Hennessey Park, 1940s.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Bird's Eye View of the City of Houston, Texas, 1873]

[Bird's Eye View of the City of Houston, Texas, 1873]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view map of Houston, Texas. The map shows a view of Houston looking south towards Buffalo Bayou.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[17-Cent Armory Token]

[17-Cent Armory Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is gold-colored, octagonal, and says, "Good for 17 [cents] in Military Goods" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Deep River Armory, J. B. Hughes, Prop., Houston, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Portrait of a Young Man]

[Portrait of a Young Man]

Date: unknown
Creator: Harper & Co.
Description: Portrait of an unidentified young man wearing a suit and tie. The oval-shaped photograph is matted, and the photographer's name and address are printed in the bottom right corner.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Portrait of Willie Gammenthaler]

[Portrait of Willie Gammenthaler]

Date: unknown
Creator: Harper & Co.
Description: Portrait of Willie Gammenthaler wearing a dark suit and white vest with a boutonniere. The oval-shaped photograph is on a black mat with "Harper & Co. Houston, Texas." printed in gold in the bottom right corner. Willie's name is written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
Art Lies, Volume 2, May-June 1994

Art Lies, Volume 2, May-June 1994

Date: May 1994
Creator: Chandler, Wade & Schwab, Eric Jonah
Description: Journal containing essays, commentaries, and exhibition information regarding Texas artwork and other contemporary art issues.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Exercising Device.

Exercising Device.

Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Felden, Oscar
Description: Patent for an "exercising device for teaching beginners the correct touch on the piano to systematically develop finger [technique]." (Lines 9-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Shoot-Board and Squaring-Box.

Combined Shoot-Board and Squaring-Box.

Date: December 18, 1894
Creator: Owen, Thomas
Description: Patent for a combined shoot-board and squaring-box meant to square and shave "the edges of stereotype and other printing plates; ant to this end the invention contemplates a device of this character that will be of an exceedingly simple and comparatively inexpensive construction, while at the same time providing for an easy and accurate manipulation of the plates being operated upon" (lines 10-17).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Device for the Protection of Vessels.

Device for the Protection of Vessels.

Date: July 24, 1894
Creator: Bailey, William Henry, Sr.
Description: Patent for a device that protects boats and consists of supporting plates, two of which are firmly secured to the side of the boat, springs between the supporting plates, and chains that limit the movement of supporting plates.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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