First Communion in Laredo

First Communion in Laredo

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the first Communion of Gsabel Gonsalez of Laredo. The girl is pictured wearing a sheer veil and white dress. She is holding a candle, prayer book, and a rosary. A statue of Jesus is placed on a pedestal to the right of Gsabel. Two faces of flowers are placed in front of the pedestal.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Portrait of Helen Esther Gammenthaler]

[Portrait of Helen Esther Gammenthaler]

Date: unknown
Creator: Hamilton Studio
Description: Portrait of Helen Esther Gammenthaler at six months and twelve days old. She is sitting on a cushion and wearing a white dress that covers her legs. The photograph is faded along the edges. In a bottom corner, the photography studio is listed. Her age and name are listed on the back.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
[Convent building next to International Bridge]

[Convent building next to International Bridge]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph showing a rear view of Convent Building next to the International Bridge.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
Registering Voting-Machine.

Registering Voting-Machine.

Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Woodman, George C.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in registering voting-machines.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Instrument for Breaking Car-Seals.

Instrument for Breaking Car-Seals.

Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Leyendecker, Thomas A.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in instruments for breaking car seals, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
(Webb County) Texas Laredo East Quadrangle

(Webb County) Texas Laredo East Quadrangle

Date: 1956
Creator: Hodge, W. W.; Huffstickler, C. A.; Nicholas, R. U.; Moore, J. C.; Stubblebine, A. N.; Linkswiler, G. E. et al.
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Laredo, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, rivers, creeks, roads and highways, ranches and farms, boundaries, power lines, water tanks, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Filter.

Filter.

Date: October 25, 1898
Creator: McLane, Albert L.
Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in filters, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Aerial View of Airports]

[Aerial View of Airports]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the New Civil Airport, Military Airport, and American Airlines at Laredo, Texas.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas
Portable Gold - Washer

Portable Gold - Washer

Date: November 23, 1897
Creator: Kahn, Felix
Description: Patent for a new and improved portable gold-washer. This invention is to "provide an improved substitute for the crude forms of portable good-washing apparatus frequently employed" (line 8-10).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Composition for Removing Boiler-Scale

Composition for Removing Boiler-Scale

Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Pena, Benjamin
Description: Patent for "an extract of the plant know to botanists by the name 'Larrea Mexican,' to be used in removing boiler-scale and in preventing the reformation of the same" (lines 9-13).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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