Ward County

Ward County

Date: 1902
Creator: Jelinek, L. W.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ward County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Emigrant Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
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Rail Joint.

Rail Joint.

Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Davis, Benjamin Franklin
Description: Patent for a new and improved rail-joint. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a railroad-rail having notches in its flanges, of a fish-plate composed of a single piece of metal adapted to embrace the flange and web of the rail, said fish-plate being plain on one side and provided on the other side with ribs, perforated lugs projecting from the ribs at the ends of the fish-plate, said fish-plate being provided with perforations on one side to align with notches in the rail-flange, and notches in the other side out of alignment with the rail-flange" (lines 3-14).
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Virginia Tucker Schulze and Friends, c. 1910

Virginia Tucker Schulze and Friends, c. 1910

Date: c. 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Virginia Tucker Schulze, wife of early Irving settler, C. P. Schulze, is seen on horseback with friends on an outing in Pyote, Texas, c. 1910. C. P. Schulze was the brother of Irving's co-founder J. O. Schulze.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Virginia Tucker Schulze with Friends, 1910

Virginia Tucker Schulze with Friends, 1910

Date: 1908 - 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Three women on horseback. Virginia Tucker Schulze with friends at a ranch in Pyote, Texas. Back of photo reads: “First ride to Brown tank, Madeline, Henrietta and Virginia.” Virginia Schulze was married to C. P. Schulze, Sr. The Schulze family owned Irving Lumber Company from the town's inception in 1903 until the 1980s.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Ward County memorial to WWI and WWII

Ward County memorial to WWI and WWII

Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: IN MEMORY OF THE MEN & WOMEN FROM WARD COUNTY WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN ALL WORLD WARS THAT LIBERTY SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH
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Ward County Courthouse, Monahans

Ward County Courthouse, Monahans

Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Ward County Courthouse, Monahans. Built 1940 by architects Townes & Funk. It replaced the 1893 courthouse that was located in Barstow.
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Ward County Courthouse, silhouette sign

Ward County Courthouse, silhouette sign

Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Ward County Courthouse, silhouette sign
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Ward County Courthouse, Monahans

Ward County Courthouse, Monahans

Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Ward County Courthouse, Monahans
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Street Scene

Street Scene

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a street in Pyote, Texas with stores, cars, and power lines. Some of the stores visible are the Corner Grocery and Market, Sunset Cafe, and Tom's Place.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Aerial View of Military Base

Aerial View of Military Base

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Pyote Air Base. There are buildings, planes, and men in the picture.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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