Hall County

Hall County

Date: 1916
Creator: Ehlinger, L. & Bramlette, H. M.
Description: Blue line print of a survey map of Hall County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. A group of three separate tracts are outlined in red pencil and labeled W. J. Lewis, A. C. Hughes, and Turkey [city of]. Scale [ca. 1:177,777] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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Fumigator.

Fumigator.

Date: August 21, 1894
Creator: Horne, Edward G.
Description: Patent for an improved fumigator that has a furnace, a fan casing, a fan inside the casing, a discharge in the casing, an air chamber with dampered openings between the furnace and the casing, a perforated partition between the furnace and the chamber, and a nozzle and hose coming from the driving device.
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[Street scene in Memphis Texas]

[Street scene in Memphis Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. There is a large number of horse-drawn vehicles and a crowd near a row of stores. The "Commerical Club", "Hoghland merc Co. Fancy Groceries" and "Baldwin and Co." are in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Hall County Courthouse in Memphis]

[Hall County Courthouse in Memphis]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Hall County Courthouse, built in 1892. A horse-drawn pumper belonging to the Memphis Fire Department is shooting up a stream of water.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Street Scene in Memphis]

[Street Scene in Memphis]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. Horse-drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales populate the street. Named businesses in the background include the Memphis Supply Company, the Memphis Democrat, the Hoghland and Mercantile Company, and the Panhandle Jewelry Store.
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Hall County [Texas].

Hall County [Texas].

Date: 1902
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Couple in Yard

Couple in Yard

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of John and Thelma Berry standing in a yard in front of a garden trellis and a house. Mr. Berry is wearing a dark suit and Mrs. Berry is wearing a dark dress and high heels.
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Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1113

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1113

Date: August 14, 1961
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Authority of Commissioners Court to purchase existing hospital facilities for use as a county hospital; authority of Commissioners Court to employ counsel; authority for the creation of a hospital district in Hall County.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Man Conducting Band

Man Conducting Band

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of guest conductor Darryl Phillips directing the McMurry Band, viewed from behind the band on the left side. The band members are seated on a stage with curtains, and the director is standing with a baton.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Family Picture

Family Picture

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the McCarley Family in Turkey, Texas. Four men in dark suits and neckties are standing in the back row, including two who are wearing hats. Seated in front of them are four women in dresses, and in front of the women are two young boys and one young girl. In the background is an elderly man in a necktie and a garden trellis.
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