[The Birch McClendon Food Store]

[The Birch McClendon Food Store]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The only information about this picture comes from a legend on the back of it: Mrs. Vernon Hill father & n gof [sic] Chester Claywell Mr. Lord. grocery [illegible] Specialty Shop [written vertically] DW Griffith It is featured in "Time was in Mineral Wells" on page 128 as "Birch McClendon Food Store, located at 211 Southeast 1st Street."
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Egg-Crate.

Egg-Crate.

Date: February 6, 1894
Creator: West, James
Description: Patent for an egg-crate that has "hinged sections, the middle section being composed of a solid block with cavities top and bottom corresponding with cavities formed in the lower and the top surface respectively of the upper and the lower portions which fit on opposite sides of the middle solid portion, the said three portions or sections being hinged together and provided with a suitable fastening" (lines 16-25).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Folding Crate.

Folding Crate.

Date: February 1, 1881
Creator: Van Hutton, William Bruno
Description: Patent for a new and improved folding crate. This design "consists, in a folding crate, of a closed-bottom and open work top and sides, each made in two parts, hinged to each other at their adjacent ends . . . the upright bars, having tenons upon their ends; the strengthening-bars, each made in two parts . . . the hooks and eyes; the hasps and staples; and the rod and staple, whereby the crate is made strong and firm, and allowed to be folded compactly for reshipment" (lines 18-29).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Trucks in Field]

[Trucks in Field]

Date: [1942..1943]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of crates stacked under wooden poles set up on a field. A sign is visible to the left, in front of a truck with several soldiers around it. There are more trucks parked to the right.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Two Children in an Outdoor Crate]

[Two Children in an Outdoor Crate]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of two children wearing hats and white shirts who are sitting in a crate and surrounded by greenery.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Supply Depot]

[Supply Depot]

Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of soldiers taking crates out of the back of trucks at a supply depot.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Description: Patent for a crate for shipping bananas that does not hurt the fruit during shipping. The crate separates the bunches so the bananas do not get crushed, and the crate is ventilated to prevent decay.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Espejo Farm, Bermuda Onions, Laredo, Texas]

[Espejo Farm, Bermuda Onions, Laredo, Texas]

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an Bermuda onion harvest at the Espejo farm in Laredo, Texas. A letter on the back is addressed to Mrs. N. L. Green about the author's visit (to place unknown) and plans to leave again.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
2 Donkeys

2 Donkeys

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of two donkeys on a cobblestone street, outside of a building. The donkeys are saddled with crates holding glass bottles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives