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Interview with Dr. Robert Handy, Dr. Albert Outler, and Dr. Sidney Mead, 1985

Description: Interview with Dr. Robert Handy, professor of American Christianity at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, Dr. Albert Outler, former professor of theology and church history at Yale and SMU, and Dr. Sidney Mead, former professor of church history at the University of Chicago, Claremont, and University of Iowa. The interview covers the topic of religion and Christianity in America, including political issues.
Date: 1985
Creator: Handy, Robert; Outler, Albert; Mead, Sidney & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Postcard of an Old Fire Station in Iowa]

Description: Postcard with a picture of an old fire station in Marshalltown, Iowa with a caption on the picture that reads: "The Still Alarm." There is an old fire truck coming out of the left garage with six firemen riding on it, and there is also a boy standing by the entrance to the garage in street clothes.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with an Image of a Police Patrol Car]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an old police patrol car, with the inscription "Police Patrol" on the side, in Marshalltown, Iowa. One of the policemen is driving the car while the other one is standing on the back end of the car; there are also two people inside the caged section of the car.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with an Image of Marshalltown Fire Department Personnel]

Description: Postcard with an image of the firemen of the Marshalltown Fire Department in Marshalltown, Iowa. There are six firemen in this photograph, one is sitting in the driver's seat of the fire truck while the other five men are standing in front of the truck. The truck itself is holding a fire hose and a couple of ladders loaded on the bed. The caption on the bottom of the photo reads: "Modern Equipment of Hose Co. No. 1 - Marshalltown, IA."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Train Engine and Car - Cedar, Iowa]

Description: Photograph of a train engine and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. Text and a number is visible on the engine. Additional tracks lay beside it. Handwritten text below the image says, "Cedar Iowa-1940's (ex T&P #550)."
Date: 194u
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum


Description: Patent for suspenders with a construction that allows for there to be an enhanced way of supporting two items of clothing like trousers and drawers, including illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Mally, Frederick W. & Hudson, Edwin P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for "a new and useful Improvement in Suspenders." This includes improved support at both ends.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: Mally, Frederick W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Dope fighter gets jaycee award]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Houston police officer traveling to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to receive an award from the national Junior Chamber of Commerce, recognizing his work combating narcotics trafficking as an undercover agent.
Date: January 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Missouri-Kansas-Texas System

Description: Railroad Map from Iowa through Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma to Texas including stops in many cities along the OKT route. DRG. NO. 917.165. OKT with wheat and a feather are outlined. KATY and M - K - T RAILROAD are in white against a black background. Scale [1:7,600,000]
Date: 1903?
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Partner: Midwestern State University

I&GN International Route : The Mexico-St. Louis Special

Description: Map shows railroad route from St. Louis to Mexico City. Railroads, counties, and towns in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Indian Territory are indicated and areas of Indian habitation are noted. Includes text describing the advantages of "The Mexico-St. Louis Special." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1906
Creator: International & Great Northern Railroad
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Marius Bram

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Marius Bram in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Marius, who is wearing a striped suit, leans on an upholstered chair with crossed legs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Notice to Appear

Description: Postcard sent out by the Local Board of Grundy County in Iowa to notify Ejner L. Wind to appear for a physical examination. The front of the postcard gives information about the date of the examination, and also warns Ejner that failure to appear may result in a loss of rights or immediately induct him to imprisonment or military service. On the back of the postcard, there is postage information.
Date: November 18, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society