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A Castle of Memories

Description: A poem titled "A Castle of Memories," written by T. H. Gatlin, Weatherford, Texas. Religious poem/song recounting the life, once fair, of a homeless man, found with a worn Bible in his hands gone home to "A Mansion not made with hands", a smile on his face that "seemed to whisper of God's Grace". He implores the Youth to let the Bible guide their lives. The reverse side includes a printed advertisement "Complements…Of American Beauty Flour and Your friend, Virgil O. Stamps."
Date: unknown
Creator: Gatlin, T. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

My Old Uncle

Description: A political poem/song titled "My Old Uncle," by T. H. Gatlin, Weatherford, Texas. Political poem/song displaying his gratefull allegiance to the U. S. A. touting liberty, that "Uncle" is a friend to both the wealthy and the poor and "never tries to dictate to us how we shall worship God". The lyrics proclaim "we owe a debt of gratitude" that can never be repaid, yet they are amid "ungrateful" citizens criticizing the Government such as those "Who would swap our form of Government, For One they don't even know. Some even praise the dictators--".
Date: unknown
Creator: Gatlin, T. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[My Trust, by T. H. Gatlin]

Description: A document titled "My Trust," written by T. H. Gatlin, Weatherford, Texas. The document is a religious poem/song advising that his faith in God his Father should be as his little boy's faith in him, his father. He notes that the inspiration came "From an actual happening and experience".
Date: unknown
Creator: Gatlin, T. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[T&P Train #295]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #295 on tracks in Weatherford, Texas. Written below the image are "Weatherford, Texas 8th 1931" and "R. H. Carlson."
Date: August 8, 1931
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[T&P Train #714]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #714 on tracks in Millsap, Texas. There is a plaque near the top of the engine that says "The Sunshine Special" and a faint plume of smoke rising from the engine. Written underneath the image are "Millsap, Texas 1940 - Photo appeared in Ft Worth - Star Telegram in 1940" and "A. F. Weaver."
Date: 1940
Creator: Weaver, A. F.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Parker Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Parker County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1919
Creator: Newton, John. C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Sam Bass True Episode

Description: A religious poem/song titled "A Sam Bass True Episode," written by T. H. Gatlin, Weatherford, Texas. Religious poem/song recounting an episode out of the life of an Old West outlaw named Sam Bass which suggested he had a compassionate heart theorizing that God might extend mercy to Bass at Judgement Day.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gatlin, T. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Weatherford Hotel Mechanical Plans, Weatherford, Texas: Plumbing and Electrical Plan

Description: Plumbing and electrical plan for the mechanical components of a hotel in Weatherford, Texas. It includes a floor plan with details related to plumbing and electrical work, with a key to plumbing and electrical code, as well as several small detail diagrams.
Date: 1919~
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.
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