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Farmer's Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large metal building with water tower to the right and a wind mill to the rear. Bales of cotton are on the loading deck with men two men standing behind the bales. Label on photo states: "Farmers Cotton Gin, Poth , Texas - 1911, The first bales of cotton ginned".
Date: 1911
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Farmers Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large gin building. Baling equipment and three men are in the front of loading dock. Several men are standing on the loading dock. A water tower can be seen on the right side of the building and a windmill is visible in the background.
Date: [1911]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Men in cotton field]

Description: Black and white photograph (faded) of three men in cotton field, unidentified. Carruth Studio, Denton. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former county agent, Denton County.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Wagons of cotton and James Alley]

Description: Postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top of cotton. Two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat. BARNES BROS. building in background. Addressed to Mr. R.E. Duncan, Eagle Baker, Texas from Effie.
Date: May 14, 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Seven women, one man and an infant in a cotton field]

Description: Photograph of seven women, one man and an infant in a cotton field. All of the women except one standing to the right of the baby carriage have hoes in their hands. The man is wearing overalls, light shirt, and light color hat. The infant in the carriage is wearing white with white bonnet. Trees in far right background. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Seed Planter

Description: Patent for...a seed planting machine which improves upon an earlier cotton seed planting machine. The improved apparatus can be substituted for corn and other seeds. It may also be utilized for ground cultivation.
Date: July 15, 1884
Creator: Pietzsch, Louis; Armstrong, John J. & Lowrey, Joseph R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner

Description: Patent for the invention of a machine used to clean cotton. The Machine employed for cleaning cotton in which the object of the invention is to produce a machine wherein the cotton may be thoroughly and effectively cleaned without damage to the staple or fiber of the material (10)
Date: February 1, 1885
Creator: Ralston, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department