UTA campus area map.

UTA campus area map.

Date: 1992
Creator: unknown
Description: Map shows late twentieth century authorized land acquisition boundary and non-UTA property boundaries of the University of Texas at Arlington. Includes building index, inset map for location of Automation and Robotics Research Institute, and inset map of Fort Worth metropolitan area. Scale [ca. 1:2400].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Miner's Lamp.

Miner's Lamp.

Date: September 11, 1883
Creator: Lee, Charles A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved miner's lamp. This design "may be attached to any wooden structure in the mine, to any crevice in the rock, or to the earthen wall of the mine, and when set upon any ledge or flat surface prevented from tipping over, and when attached to the hat or other garment of the miner kept from swinging or turning out of proper position; also, [it] provid[es] the lamp with a rod for adjusting the wick of the lamp for regulating the flame of the lamp" (lines 10-19).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Arlington Police Detective Thomas Lee, 1965]

[Arlington Police Detective Thomas Lee, 1965]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Detective Tom Lee. Detective Lee served the APD from 1947-1963. He appears to be opening the door to a Chambers brand oven. Taken in 1965.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Hawaii Kai Postcard]

[Hawaii Kai Postcard]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard advertising Hawaii Kai, including pictures of girls dancing, dolphins jumping out of the water in front of a yellow tent, and a ship.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
New track layout, Arlington Downs

New track layout, Arlington Downs

Date: [1933]
Creator: unknown
Description: Map shows the mid-1930s layout of Arlington Down horse racetrack. No scale provided.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Corn Sheller.

Corn Sheller.

Date: September 13, 1887
Creator: Price, Benjamin B.
Description: Patent for a new and improved corn-sheller. This design, "[o]n its rear face, at the upper end of the body of the corn-sheller . . . provide[s] a hinged nubber-plate, which serves as a supporting-arm, and is constructed . . . for use in breaking or cutting off the smaller end of the ear of corn, at which end unsound kernels of corn are frequently found. The nubber-plate is hinged . . . to the upper end of the rear face of the body, and when opened out extends at nearly a right angle from the body and inclines slightly downward. When folded, the nubber-plate rests against the rear face of the body" (lines 39-52).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Junior Aggie, Yearbook of North Texas Agricultural College, 1943

The Junior Aggie, Yearbook of North Texas Agricultural College, 1943

Date: 1943
Creator: North Texas Agricultural College
Description: Yearbook for North Texas Agricultural College in Arlington, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
["Mother Bids Farewell to Fifth Son Going Into Armed Services"]

["Mother Bids Farewell to Fifth Son Going Into Armed Services"]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photocopy of an article written on the occasion of Emma Vaughan's youngest son, Howard, joining the Navy. It details Mrs. Vaughan signing Howard's papers, as well as how her other children are serving in the war.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[War Ration Book Four: Virginia Turner]

[War Ration Book Four: Virginia Turner]

Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Description: Book of ration stamps belonging to Virginia F. Turner. These books were distributed to Americans during World War II. There are many stamps in the book.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
The Junior Aggie, Yearbook of North Texas Agricultural College, 1942

The Junior Aggie, Yearbook of North Texas Agricultural College, 1942

Date: 1942
Creator: North Texas Agricultural College
Description: Yearbook for North Texas Agricultural College in Arlington, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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