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[Photograph of a Water Fall on Wallace Ranch, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a water fall on the Wallace Ranch. On back of photograph there is a handwritten note, "I have played here, learned to swim" and typed labels that say, "Waterfall on the property of the Eugene Bill Wallace family, Gay Hill, Washington county, Texas. Family tradition says that a mill was run there during Civil War. Indian Arrowheads found in the area."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Old West Barbed Wire]

Description: 8 pieces of barbed wire mounted on masonite; label on back reads, "To Belton from the Sachtlebens". There is a label at the top of the board that says "Barb Wire From the Old West" as well as labels for each of the samples, from top to bottom: Brinkerhoff; T.V. Allis -- Buckthorn; Twisted Ribbon Wire; L. E. Suderland Kink; Scutt's Arrow Plate; Scutt's Clip; Brotherton 21/4 Inch Spacing; and Burnell Four Point.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum