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[Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters]

Description: Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters in San Marcos, Texas with a note on the back describing the horrible wintry weather taking place in Hartford, Connecticut; the flower illustration on the front of the card is the background behind "Greetings from Hartford, CT."
Date: 1908?
Creator: Harper, Raymond L.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters]

Description: Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters with an image on the front showing West Beach in Westbrook, Connecticut; there is a line of houses positioned along the water front. The note on the reverse side of the card discusses Harper's being in Westbrook during the month of August and that there is "good fishing, boating and crabing" there.
Date: 1907-08?
Creator: Harper, Raymond L.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters, March 3, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters with a tinted image of the Hotel Heublein in Hartford, Connecticut which appears red in the picture. The note on the reverse side of the card tells about Harper's receiving of two cards from Walters and that the weather is slowly beginning to warm up in Connecticut.
Date: March 3, 1908
Creator: Harper, Raymond L
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Postcard of a Fire Engine, Hartford, Conn.]

Description: Postcard of three fire fighters manning an auto fire engine. Two citizens are seen spectating in the background on the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Ms. G. E. Dayton of New Haven informed me you were collecting fire Dept. So here is one. Hope you have not got one like it; she is collect jumbo. She is a powerful [...], as well as a thing of beauty.
Date: May 19, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in horse-drawn wagons, lined up a fire station. A single fire fighter is standing in front of the vehicles on the right. The center garage of the three visible doors on the station is labeled, "H. Sterling."
Date: May 19, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, May 7, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter regarding different collections of photographs. The photograph on the backside of the card shows a view of a fireman sitting in an old fire engine belonging to the Stratford Fire Department in Stratford, Connecticut. This vehicle has a ladder attached to its side, a basket with a water hose on top, and an alarm bell on the far back.
Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter with a note describing the type of vehicle in the picture as a combination "Hose and Chemical wagon." There are six firemen in the picture, five are in the vehicle and one is standing next to it; the water hose is rolled up in the center and there is even a goat in the arms of one of the men in the back.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter with a photograph of the "Number 1 Steamer," a part of the greater Bridgeport Fire Department in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The vehicle has a large steamer contraption on the back, and an alarm bell attached to it. The three firemen in the picture are all on the vehicle and one man is holding a goat in the front seat.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Bridgeport Fire Department No. 3]

Description: Postcard of Bridgeport Fire Department No. 3's station, a two-story brick building featuring garages at its base and a bell on its roof. The fire fighters are dressed in black uniforms and hats, and are aboard three horse-drawn vehicles. One fire fighter is standing in front of the leftmost vehicle, with a dog on his right. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks, pretty card, call again."
Date: May 19, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine, with steam rising from several of its valves and exhausts. People are seen observing the engine from behind, in the background and on the gazebo the right. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message from its sender.
Date: April 8, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Letter from Igor I. Sikorsky to Major William D. Phillips, August 31, 1967]

Description: Letter from Igor I. Sikorsky to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on its 11th anniversary. In a post-script, he mentions that he has enclosed a photograph with the letter. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
Date: August 31, 1967
Creator: Sikorsky, Igor I.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Map of the northern provinces of the United States.

Description: Map shows roads, counties, cities and towns, military forts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and parts of Maryland, Maine, and Delaware, canals in Pennsylvania; some properties depicted by a house and owner name. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:2,220,000].
Date: [1798..1810]
Creator: Russell, John C., Jr.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Stake-Pin.

Description: Patent for stake-pin that improves upon previous stake-pins that are used for picketing horses and attaching the ropes. This design allows for the rope to stay out of the dirt. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1880
Creator: Carnes, William, Sr. & Penfield, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeder for Printing-Machines.

Description: Patent for a feeder for printing machines that supplies sheets for them to be printed automatically. It has a reciprocating bed with a cylinder over it which rotates when the bed moves. Blank sheets are on the beds, and the cylinder moves the sheets off the beds, into rollers.
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department