Derrick.

Derrick.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
Description: Patent for a portable derrick "in which the derrick-frame is rotatable, the same being especially adapted for use in handling bales of cotton, baggage, ice, and other heavy articles." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bottle.

Bottle.

Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
Description: Patent for "a bottle and stopper whereby the bottle can be filled in the ordinary manner, but after being sealed by the stopper of novel construction it cannot be refilled after once being emptied without breaking or fracturing the bottle." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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[People Riding in Circles While Holding Flags]

[People Riding in Circles While Holding Flags]

Date: Summer 1944
Creator: Skeet Richardson Photos
Description: Photograph of a group of people riding in circles on top of horses. Several of them are holding flags. They are standing outdoors on a fenced-in earthen area. Pennants are hanging from lines attached to power lines.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Line of People on Horses at a Rodeo]

[Line of People on Horses at a Rodeo]

Date: Summer 1944
Creator: Skeet Richardson Photos
Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting on top of horses that are arranged in a line. They are standing outdoors on a fenced-in earthen area. Pennants are hanging from lines attached to power lines. A small portion of a crowd can be seen on the bottom left. An animal holding pen is visible to the right underneath a bandstand.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Front of the Palo Pinto School]

[Front of the Palo Pinto School]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the two-story brick Palo Pinto School. There are two rows of windows and a chimney can be seen at either side of the building. A tree grows in front of the school's entrance. A wood and wire fence is partially visible to the left and right in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Section of Palo Pinto School Under Construction]

[Section of Palo Pinto School Under Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the two-story wooden section of the Palo Pinto school. A plume of smoke exits a second-story window to the right. The roof is nothing but exposed beams. Two men can be seen working within the beams on the right side of the building.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
Vineyard near Lyra, Texas (Strawn)

Vineyard near Lyra, Texas (Strawn)

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of rows of grape plants suspended from wires attached to wooden posts.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
Henry at Target Practice on Frozen Joel

Henry at Target Practice on Frozen Joel

Date: unknown
Creator: Randall, H. A.
Description: Photograph of a man firing a long gun toward a cliff face while sitting atop a horse. The man is wearing a hat and heavy clothes.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
St. Nicholas Hotel

St. Nicholas Hotel

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A note with the picture states: The original picture was re-done and re-named the "Delaware Hotel." This picture appears on page 104 in "Time Was..." The building was located at 316 N. Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells, Texas. It was eventually destroyed by fire.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Bimini Bath House, Mineral Wells, Texas

Bimini Bath House, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of an old postal card showing the Bimini Mineral Bath House, later known as "The Wagley Building." It was constructed by Goodrum, Murphy, and Croft and located at 114 NW 4th Street. A vintage automobile is shown at right side of the picture. This building was demolished before 2008.
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