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Insect-Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer designed to kill agricultural pests with fumes. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1908
Creator: Murff, Jerry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Thinner

Description: Patent for a cotton thinner. This invention is designed to thin rows of cotton and corn. Illustration included.
Date: April 2, 1907
Creator: Bolin, Nathan C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead

Description: Patent for a bedstead that holds a bottom sheet taunt that can be used with existing bedsteads.
Date: June 5, 1906
Creator: Whitlow, W. Jidy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone Selecting System

Description: Patent for a telephone selecting system. This invention is designed to arrange telephones attached to the same line. Illustration included.
Date: February 15, 1910
Creator: Jones, David W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Postal Cash-Sales Receptacle.

Description: Patent for a postal cash-sales receptacle for putting in rural mailboxes, where the owner can pay for stamps, postcards, or envelopes by placing the correct amount of cash in the holder.
Date: May 9, 1911
Creator: Walker, Emmitt Stone
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Family in Yard

Description: Copy negative of H. L, Edna, Lucille, Ray and Roy Knight. There are two images, the one on the left is of a baby on a yard looking down at a tilted over tricycle, with a big two story house in the background. The picture on the right is of a family, with a man and a woman standing behind four young children of different ages.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hospital Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the exterior of a hospital out in an big field. The building is two stories high. There are two trucks parked outside the hospital. In the background there seems to be other houses and buildings surrounded by trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group Camping

Description: Copy photograph of a group of seven people camping. There appear to be three men and four women present. The man in the foreground is holding a shotgun. Seated on the ground near two kettles are a man and a woman, and behind them are three other women and a man shielding his face with his hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Honor Roll World War II, Nolan County

Description: Photograph of a World War II veterans memorial in Sweetwater, Texas. It reads: "Honor Roll World War II: Jose A. Alcala, Norman P. Alston, Walter P. Anderson, Jr., Robert Anthony, Odis L. Apple, Jr., James W. Barkley, Johnny C. Belt, Oscar A. Bennett, James Lee Berry, Winston J. Bradford, Arlin W. Brown, Deverle Brown, Earl A. Bryant, William R. Burkett, Earl Brown, Brown Thomas B., R. C. Chapman, Roy Clay, Jr., Valton C. Clayton, Chester V. Crain, Edward E. Davis, Neal C. Davison, Jr., Ollie G… more
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Woman Conducting Band

Description: Copy negative of guest conductor Judy Mathis directing the McMurry Band on tour in Roscoe in the mid 1960's, viewed from behind the band. The band members are seated with Judy Mathis facing them, and there is an audience.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Honor Roll World War II, Nolan County

Description: Photograph of a World War II veterans memorial in Sweetwater, Texas. The text on the center piece reads "Honoring all who served from Nolan County and dedicated to the everlasting memory of those who sacrifice their lives of the altar of freedom in World Wars I and II. Korea. Vietnam."
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historic plaque - Nolan County

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Sweetwater, Texas. It reads: "Nomadic Indians crossed this region before Anglo-American pioneers arrived here in the 1870s. The first settlers were buffalo hunters such as I. S. (Tuck) Focht, who later became a rancher and businessman, and cattlemen such as Confederate veteran John R. Lewis. Created in 1876, Nolan County was one of 54 counties carved from Bexar Territory. It was named for Philip Nolan (1771 - 1801), an Irish-born adventurer who came to Texas t… more
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hotel Exterior with People

Description: Copy negative of several people, including the Hefner family, gathered in front of Hotel Hefner. The hotel is two-stories tall with a wrap-around porch and balcony. The group includes fourteen men, nine women, a small boy and a baby. The men mostly wear suits and hats and the women wear long with high collars.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Matilda Skenell Key Hefner as an elderly woman. She is wearing a shawl around her head, holding a basket and standing in front of a house. The image on the right shows Francis Marion Hefner in a cowboy hat holding Kit Carson Hefner as a baby. Behind them is a picket fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman on Vacation

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Francis Marion Hefner standing on a dirt road with a shovel. He is wearing suspenders and a hat. In the background is a horse-drawn buggy and wooden buildings. The image on the right shows Jim and Alpha Norton on vacation in California. Mr. Norton is wearing a suit, tie and hat and Mrs. Norton is wearing a long dress.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman on Vacation

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Francis Marion Hefner standing on a dirt road with a shovel. He is wearing suspenders and a hat. In the background is a horse-drawn buggy and wooden buildings. The image on the right shows Jim and Alpha Norton on vacation in California. Mr. Norton is wearing a suit, tie and hat and Mrs. Norton is wearing a long dress.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Matilda Skenell Key Hefner as an elderly woman. She is wearing a shawl around her head, holding a basket and standing in front of a house. The image on the right shows Francis Marion Hefner in a cowboy hat holding Kit Carson Hefner as a baby. Behind them is a picket fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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