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[Lace Fragments]

Description: Three fragments of lace in varying sizes and shapes. It appears to have stripes of a butterfly or flower pattern, edged in rings.
Date: unknown

[Fishing rod]

Description: Fishing rod that has a long yellowish-white rod with five [Blank] attached with yellow and black [Blank]. The handle is green painted metal. The cork grip is missing, mostly likely rotted off. The reel is a cylinder shape and is silver in color. It has four thin bars separating the two flat ends of the reel, and one big bar, the spool in the center with cloth string wrapped around it. One side has a crank for winding the string. It has yellow handles that have been painted black.
Date: 1960

Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery.

Description: Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery. The back has two large, round upholstered sections (one on either end) and a lower center piece with some upholstery and decorative latticework. The wooden frame has several carved decorations on the arms, legs, and other segments.
Date: 1880

[Businesses built along railroad]

Description: Photograph of business buildings built about 1915 along a railroad. The Brazos River Bridge (railroad bridge) can be seen on far right. A wooden ledge built next to the railroad tracks is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph