[Magazine Stand]

[Magazine Stand]

Date: May 25, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photo of Jobbs Newstand. Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, Volume 1, Number 9, June, 1991

Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, Volume 1, Number 9, June, 1991

Date: June 1991
Creator: Nesbitt Memorial Library
Description: The Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal contains historical information about Colorado County, Texas including personal accounts and research into area stories.
Contributing Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library
The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

Date: 1914
Creator: Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
Description: This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
[Newspaper clipping from "The Houston Chronicle Magazine, Texas"]

[Newspaper clipping from "The Houston Chronicle Magazine, Texas"]

Date: May 28, 1961
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from "THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE MAGAZINE, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MAY 28, 1961". Article entitled "From the Air: RICHMOND".
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Old man with a dog]

[Old man with a dog]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a photograph of a room filled with items. In the center of the room, there is an older man (Nick Merfelder, the Justice of the Peace at Fort Davis) with a moustache sitting in a chair smoking a pipe and reading something on a short table in front of him. A large dog is sitting next to him with its head in the Merfelder's lap. There are several chairs and tables covered in books, papers, and lambs near the man. The room is relatively large with wood paneling across the floor, far wall, and ceiling and a stove in the back. There are windows to the left and right. Various paintings and photographs are hung on the wall. To the right, there is a table with several musical instruments including a violin (or viola) in a case, trombone, and clarinet as well as sheet music on a stand; behind the instruments are a wardrobe, a desk covered in papers, and three coats hanging on the wall. A door in the far wall of the room is open, showing a glimpse of other rooms.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Newspaper clipping about the Richmond ferry]

[Newspaper clipping about the Richmond ferry]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from an unknown paper about the Richmond ferry in the 1920s.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
In The Good Old Days

In The Good Old Days

Date: 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: This picture is accompanied by a newspaper article that chronicles the activities of a group of men repairing the public highway between Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto in the year 1920--before the Texas Highway Department was created. Pictured are the following people: Harold Guinn on left with spade. J. L. Miller on truck fender. Standing, left to right: Red Taylor, George Oliver, Johnnie Liveley; Irl Preston and W. T. Tygrett shaking hands, with Joe Dillon standing between them. Also standing in the background are Clarence Wewerkka, W. C. Caldwell, W. I. Smith, and Lawrence Davis. The photograph is listed as courtesy of W. T. Tygrett.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Newspaper Fragment]

[Newspaper Fragment]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A newspaper clipping that details the yearly rainfall amounts from 1839 to 1861. This fragment is torn and the missing pieces makes the rainfall table unintelligible.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Receipt for Charles B. Moore from the Boston Investigator, December 24, 1873]

[Receipt for Charles B. Moore from the Boston Investigator, December 24, 1873]

Date: December 24, 1873
Creator: Mendum, J. P.
Description: Receipt from J. P. Mendum of the Boston Investigator to Charles B. Moore of McKinney, Texas for $5.00.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[J.W. Edgar reading The Austin Statesman newspaper]

[J.W. Edgar reading The Austin Statesman newspaper]

Date: May 18, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: J.W. Edgar reading The Austin Statesman newspaper at a desk. The headline of the newspaper says "High Court Throws Out Segregation in Schools."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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