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[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Collection of Paper Dolls]

Description: Collection of paper doll figures that have been cut out of magazines and journals. The images include young girls and children as well as adult women in fashionable dresses and men in dressing gowns.
Date: 1900~
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Uvalde Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps from the quadrangle region around Uvalde (Culberson County) and Zavalla (Angelina County), Texas including historical geography, topography, and structure sections. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as other features of the region, and includes economic geology, agriculture and cattle raising information.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Henry William Coit and family, Renner, Texas

Description: 9 people standing on a steam tractor or attached gang plow. 2 women, three children, 4 men. The woman standing farthest right is veiled. The rear of the tractor is visible, in a partially plowed field. 2 women, 2 man, and 1 child (girl) are holding levers used to raise and lower the plows. Written on back of photo: Henry William Coit & family, steam tractor & plow, Renner Tex., Early 1900's. 5/24/1985 donated Henry W. Coit.
Date: 1900/1910
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: April 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Home of J. Frank Keith]

Description: Postcard of J. Frank Keith's home, Arbol Grande, on Calder Avenue. In the foreground is a utility pole. Printed on the bottom of the postcard is " 'Arbol Grande" and printed at the top is "Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O" and "For 'Szafirs,' Stationers, Beaumont, Tex." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Hello Miss V. & saw your brother this morning. Why didnt you come to (?) There is lots of excitement here now. Carnival, Race horses and Preachers. Howard" The card is addressed to Miss Virgie Reed Burnet Tex.
Date: [1900..1929]
Creator: Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Map of the Paluxy Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with shadings in different colors to represent depths of reservoirs. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXX." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the Woodbine Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian reservoirs. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXXI." Scale [1:804,672] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1900-1901.

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of all Postoffices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes; Full Name and Address of all Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also a Valuable Street and Avenue Guide." Table of Contents is on page 3 and Index to Advertisements is on page 4.
Date: 1900
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library