Aerial View of Military Base

Aerial View of Military Base

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Parade Float

Parade Float

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a parade float at Kelly Field, Texas. There is a model airplane covered in flowers on top of the float, which is also covered in flowers. Text on the float says "Kelly Field;" there is also an emblem made in flowers on the front.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Bexar County.

Bexar County.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Trolley Cut-Out.

Trolley Cut-Out.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, Theodore
Description: Patent for "a new and improved cut-out designed for use on trolley-wires, electric light and power wires, and telegraph wires, the cut-out being arranged to reduce the danger from such wires incident to the breaking of the live wires." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Schenck, F.
Description: Patent for gun locks: "This invention relates to the arrangement of a complete hair trigger for Colt's revolving pistols, which is so constructed that it may be adjusted to anyone of said pistols without the assistance of a gunsmith, the only tool required for the purpose being a screw driver." (lines 21-26.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Map of Bexar County

Map of Bexar County

Date: 1896
Creator: Rowe, S. J.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bexar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink and denote the addition of roads and highways, crossings, and landmarks. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Good Luck Token]

[Good Luck Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has a green, four-leaf clover on one side with a horseshoe that says, "Good Luck"; on the other it has the text: "Roosevelt Buffet, Good for 1 Glass of Keg Beer, 227 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Fort Sam Houston Token]

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted blue and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Military Plaza: San Antonio

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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