[Lonely Baby]

[Lonely Baby]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a little girl holding a doll and crying. There are blocks and doll-sized furniture nearby. Printed on the card, "Can't you see I'm lonely, Lonely as can be" Handwritten on the card, "Aug 7th 07, 18 mos. old Friday, 'anto,' your baby Rosa L." Correspondence on the back reads, " Your letter came to Mud this morning she was getting pretty swelled up at you. we will be awful glad to see you hurry a& come on. Your R.L.D." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, #527 S. 18th St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Aug 9, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Abilene High School

Abilene High School

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a sweater and skirt, sitting in a chair administering the Wechsler-Bellevue Scale test to a boy in a plaid shirt and black pants.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Abilene High School

Abilene High School

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a sweater and skirt, sitting in a chair administering the Wechsler-Bellevue Scale test to a boy in a plaid shirt and black pants.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Toy blocks

Toy blocks

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Toy blocks with case.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Improvement in cellular-wall building-blocks.

Improvement in cellular-wall building-blocks.

Date: August 15, 1876
Creator: Clayton, Nicholas J.
Description: Patent for a building block that has an offset in the middle that allows one side of the block to make the outer wall while the other side makes an inner wall while leaving space between the two walls. Includes illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Andrews County

Andrews County

Date: February 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Andrews County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. University Lands are colored in blue, and Public School Lands are colored in yellow. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Andrews County

Andrews County

Date: November 1, 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Andrews County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. State University Lands and Public School Lands are indicated on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Edwards County

Edwards County

Date: 1893~
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of the Hill Country region covering Edwards County, Texas. Kickapoo Spring is located on Survey 36 in G. W. T. and P. RR Co. Block 2, as shown on map. The Middle and East Forks of the Nueces River, and the South Fork of the Llano River are shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Screw-Jack.

Screw-Jack.

Date: March 7, 1893
Creator: Quinn, William
Description: Patent for a simple, efficient, and economical lifting jack "which is particularly designed for removing and replacing the brasses in the journal boxes of freight, passenger and other railway cars, and which is so constructed that it can bear against the shoulder formed by the concave part of the car wheel in proximity to the tread and thus avoid the employment of special blocking for the jack, thereby enabling it to be quickly set and operated at any place without preparation of blocking as a foundation for sustaining the jack" (lines 10-21).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Artificial Stone Block.

Artificial Stone Block.

Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Graham, George M.
Description: Patent for a new and improved artificial-stone block. This design "consists in the particular formation of the protuberances by which interlocking joints or seams of the building-blocks are attained, the object of which is to so form the prolific protuberances of said blocks as to permit joining them in close proximity on all the sides or faces of the seam, to reduce the binding material for the same and increase the strength of the same" (lines 14-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department