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Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the One Room School in Matthews Ranch. It is made of wood and has a fireplace. There are three window on the side of the building. The school house is surrounded by landscape and nature.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Dugout on Matthews Ranch

Description: Copy negative of a dugout house on Matthews Ranch. The building is partially underground and made of stone. It appears to be on a hill. There are trees in the foreground and background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Heydrick's Map of Throckmorton Co. Texas

Description: Survey map of Throckmorton County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, bodies of water, railroads, and Comanche Indian Territory. A legend indicating drilling wells, gas wells, abandoned wells, and dry holes is included in the upper-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: September 1919
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Howard Merry, D. M. Mathews, and V. C. Perini, Jr. at Matthews Ranch

Description: Copy negative of a picture of men thought to be Howard Merry, D. M. Mathews, V. C. Perini, Jr., and Judge J. R. Mathews standing outside at the Mathews Ranch. Howard Merry is holding a large piece of paper. In handwriting, above the man on the left's head is written "?Bud?" under the second man is written "Howard Merry," under the third man is written "Judge, J. R. Mathews," and at the bottom of the photograph is written, "Mathews Ranch, 729 Throckmorton Co Texas," with more that is cut off.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Major C. A. Dawson to Major T. N. Carswell - April 21, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Major T. N. Carswell, Commander 10th Bn., Texas Defense Guard, Abilene, Texas, from C. A. Dawson, Major 17th Battalion, Texas Defense Guard, Throckmorton, Texas, dated April 21, 1941. Dawson expresses his appreciation for the address given by Carswell deeming it a great help in the organization of the unit at Throckmorton. He requests guidance regarding purchasing uniforms and advises regarding some funding that has been promised for their unit.
Date: April 21, 1941
Creator: Dawson, C.A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Major T. N. Carswell to Major C.A. Dawson - April 22, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Major C.A. Dawson, 17th Battalion, Texas Defense Guard, Throckmorton, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, Major, 10th Battalion, Texas Defense Guard, dated April 22, 1941. Carswell replies to a letter from Dawson and advises of the local Guard's intention to use the full uniform for officers. He provides examples of how the items that are needed to complete a uniform can be purchased frugally.
Date: April 22, 1941
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to State Senator John Lee Smith - August 31, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Hon. John Lee Smith, State Senator, Throckmorton, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, Fifth Division Commander, American Legion, dated August 31, 1942. Carswell issues an invitation to attend the dedication of the Parramore Post building. At the bottom of the page is a handwritten reply from Mrs. John Lee Smith declining the invitation for John Lee due to his being in the New England States on Lodge business.
Date: August 31, 1942
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in One Room School

Description: Copy negative of Dr. Rupert N. Richardson walking through the One Room School public school on Matthews Ranch. The building is made of wood and contains blackboards, benches, and a wood burning stove.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Notes by T. N. Carswell - 1941]

Description: A page of handwritten notes by T. N. Carswell on Selective Service System letterhead, listing names of men and women by counties; Throckmorton County Chairman, Pastors.
Date: 1941
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Perini and Sandefer Oil Well

Description: Copy negative of a full view of the Perini and Sandefer oil well with equipment. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photograph. It was taken in Throckmorton County, Texas by O. E. Hans on June 10, 1948.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Perini Oil Well #1 Coming In

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the Perini oil well. There are two men in light clothing on the left holding a hose that is spewing into a body of water in the foreground. There is a structure and equipment behind them. There are handwritten notes at the bottom left of the picture. It was taken on June 10, 1948.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard from Elmer D. Holt addressed to J. D. Riddle - January 15, 1941]

Description: A postcard addressed to Mr. J. D. Riddle, First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas, postmarked Throckmorton, Texas (January 15, 1941). The reverse side includes correspondence to Bro. Riddle, First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas from Elmer D. Holt, Throckmorton, Texas. Holt announces a meeting of the Dry Forces of their County to be held at the First Presbyterian Church and requests of Riddle that a team be sent to assist in the beginning of the work.
Date: January 15, 1941
Creator: Holt, Elmer D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Surveyor Oscar Hand

Description: Copy negative of a picture of Oscar Hand doing survey work. He is standing behind some surveying equipment in a rocky field with trees in the background. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Surveyor Oscar Hand

Description: Copy negative of a picture of surveyor Oscar Hand standing in a field with trees in the background. He has his hands on his hips and is carrying a container around his neck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Throckmorton Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Throckmorton County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, including the Comanche Indian Reserve, cities, towns, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made in the lower-right corner of the map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Terrell, O. O.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wichita Falls

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Wichita Falls, Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights and includes a location diagram. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: None
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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