Station Indicator.

Station Indicator.

Date: December 26, 1882
Creator: Holloman, Harvey A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved train station indicator. This design calls for two drums or rollers around which a banner with the different train station names and phrases written sequentially. A hand crank turns the drums, moving the banner to the desired name or phrase, as well as ringing a bell to alert passengers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Children with Wagon in Yard

Children with Wagon in Yard

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of four children standing in a wagon next to a baby on a small tricycle. In the background is a wooden building and a car.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Kent County

Kent County

Date: June 3, 1882
Creator: Matthews, Sam. P.
Description: Map of Kent County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Kent County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Kent County

Kent County

Date: February 4, 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Kent County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Kent County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Kent County, State of Texas

Kent County, State of Texas

Date: 1888
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Description: Map shows block and tract numbers, railroad company ownership or grants, landowners, and towns; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond Kent County limits. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:133,320].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Family in Car

Family in Car

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a man seated in the driver's seat of an automobile and a woman and young boy standing next to the car. The woman is wearing a dress and the boy is wearing a blazer.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Family in Yard

Family in Yard

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of "Cookie" and Mrs. Rojas holding a baby. He is wearing coveralls and she is wearing a dress.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Family by Front Porch

Family by Front Porch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of "Cookie" and Mrs. Rojas holding a baby in front of a house with a porch. He is wearing coveralls and she is wearing a dress. Both are wearing hats.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Mexican Revival

Mexican Revival

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of Mexican-Americans at a revival. The group includes "Cookie" Rojas, his wife Mrs. Rojas and their baby. Standing with them is another man, three women in dresses, and four children. In the background is a tent.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of Kent County

Map of Kent County

Date: July 1889
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Description: Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies. Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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