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[Photograph of Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a car decorated as a float in a parade. Two women are sitting in the front seats and one is sitting on a pedestal behind the front seats, with two little girls sitting in the back seats.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Dickens County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Dickens County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Ehlinger, L.; Russell, F. D. & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library


Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Lubbock, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights. A location diagram is included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A History Of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains

Description: This book discusses the history of Dickens County, Texas. The Table of Contents breaks the book into eight portions: The Beginnings, Education, Churches, Businesses, Ranches, Farming, Miscellaneous, Family Histories. An index to family histories is on the pages after the table of contents and before the first section.
Date: 1971
Creator: Arrington, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries


Description: Patent for improvements to wire-stretchers, "particularly to those arranged for disposal upon wagons, and has for its object to provide a wire-stretcher with which a plurality of wires may be stretched simultaneously and which will be arranged to hold the spools containing the wire which is to be strung." (lines 12-18), including illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Manning, Butler S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Street Scene of Spur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several people and horse drawn carriages in the middle of a street, under a "Welcome" banner. There are several stores and businesses visible in the background. Printed on the lower part of the photograph is, "Spur, Tex, The Magic City".
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil Survey of Dickens County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Dickens County, Texas.
Date: 1970
Creator: Girdner, Charles L. & Richardson, Wayne E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, Dickens County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:253,400
Date: 1970
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dickens County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1915
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library