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2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more (inside front cover). The index begins on page 339.
Date: 2001
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fatal car crash in West Texas.
Date: October 14, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bed - Slat.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in bed-slates to provide a strong brace.
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Pickett, Mollie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed Attachment.

Description: Patent for new bed design for invalids, containing a bedpan attached in the center of the bed. The bedpan is connected to a pipe, allowing the waste to be flushed away, just like any other toilet.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Smith, Nan Elma
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter, which is easily adjustable and has a small number of parts.
Date: March 8, 1910
Creator: Davis, Walter W. & Jeffrey, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter designed to be an attachment for plows. Illustrations included.
Date: July 16, 1912
Creator: Feagan, James Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Men by Barn; Man Holding Sheep

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. The first is of 4 members of the Robinson family - Jim, Joe, John, and Boss - standing next to a barn wearing work boots, jeans, and hats. The second is of John Robinson holding a sheep. A barn and wagon loaded with hay can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Field and Farmhouse

Description: Copy negative of Alex Davis' house in Roby, Texas. There are trees on both sides of the house. There are several people sitting on the porch and there is a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Field and Farmhouse

Description: Copy negative of Alex Davis' house in Roby, Texas. There are trees on both sides of the house. There are several people sitting on the porch and there is a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girl on Donkey

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. In the image on the left is Galen Davis Orr as a young girl riding a donkey. She is wearing a dress and bow in her hair. In the image on the right is Audie Cornelia Davis as a young girl in a dress and bow in her hair. She is standing on a porch with a doll in a stroller.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man By House

Description: Copy negative of J Frank Cummings standing outside a house. He is wearing a shirt, tie and slacks. Behind him is a house with a porch and a single window on one of the sides.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of two portraits of Walter E. Smith. The photograph on the left was taken in 1910 in Fort Worth, and the one on the right was taken in 1907 in Roby.
Date: {1907,1910}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fisher County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Fisher County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Big Springs

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Big Spring, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, 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: None
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fisher County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Fisher County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Combination Map of Parts of Jones, Taylor, Fisher, and Nolan Counties.

Description: Survey map of parts of Jones, Taylor, Fisher, and Nolan Counties, showing rivers, towns, boundaries, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. A legend indicating drilling wells, gas wells, abandoned wells, and dry holes is included in the lower-left corner of the second sheet. Handwritten notes have been made on the map in red pencil to outline specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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[News Clip: Roby Crash]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 9, 1978, 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 07 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Churn-Power.

Description: Patent for improvements in churn-power by using a combination of “a vertical support [piece], an operating-lever pivoted thereto, a dasher-shaft, a horizontal bar connected to the said lever, and a cord secured at its ends to the said bar and wrapped between its ends around the dasher-shaft. All these parts combined to enable the churn to operate as described.” (Lines 55-61) Illustration is included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Reese, Roswell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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