[Portrait of Three Men]

[Portrait of Three Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of three men. According to accompanying information, the men are (from left to right) Charles Roeber, Tom Reece, and Jim Mikulenka. These names are also written on the back along with some other names. All three men are wearing hats, and Charles has a gun in his waistband.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Three Men and a Dog

Three Men and a Dog

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of three men and a dog. According to the accompanying information, the men are (left to right) J. Sommerlatte, and unknown man, and Gus Lorke. The names are also written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Traveling Studio of H. J. Braunig

Traveling Studio of H. J. Braunig

Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Description: Photograph of H. J. Braunig's traveling photography studio. There are two wagons in a field loaded with equipment pulled by horses or mules. One of the men driving a wagon is drinking from a bottle. On the back it says "The wagons contained the tents, poles and photographic equipment used as he traveled to various towns for 3 to 6 week stands. In 1882 Mr. Braunig opened a Photographic Studio in Hallettsville in partnership with P. Fey. Mr. Braunig is the father of Lillie Ahrens one of Sacred Heart Parish's oldest parishoners [sic] in this Centennial year."
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Henry H. Russell House

Henry H. Russell House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Henry H. Russell house on North Ridge in Hallettsville, Texas. The house is two stories and surrounded by trees. In the foreground, the property is bordered by a wooden fence behind a dirt road. There are handwritten notes on the back of the photograph regarding the house and family.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
[Photograph of a Float]

[Photograph of a Float]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a float being pulled by horses. The float is covered in flowers. There are women and children in costume and a man driving the horses. The float is parked in front of a Hardware store, and there are people on the sidewalk watching. There is a note on the back addressed to Rossie that says "Please give this to Mama and tell them I say for them to write. How are all, Amelia."
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
[Portrait of Nina Faye O'Quinn Braunig]

[Portrait of Nina Faye O'Quinn Braunig]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Nina Faye Braunig. According to accompanying information, Nina was originally from Lufkin, TX, and her father was Judge O'Quinn. She married Carl Braunig, Sr. and was the mother of Carl Jr. and Martha Jane.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Improvement in Cultivators.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Date: June 21, 1859
Creator: Veal, Franklin
Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Cultivator" (lines 3-4) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvment in Cotton Cultivator.

Improvment in Cotton Cultivator.

Date: December 18, 1866
Creator: Foster, A. K.
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton cultivators: "designed more especially for cultivating cotton, scraping the earth away from the young plants, and thinning out the same" (lines 11-12).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Date: June 14, 1859
Creator: Veal, Franklin
Description: Patent for the improvement of the seeding-machine by having a lever that allows the driver to operate the hopper-box, harrow, and smoothing-roller at any time, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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