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[The harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left.]

Description: Photograph of the harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left of the photograph. A wagon load of rice is next to the equipment (center of photograph). Two men (one wearing dark pants, dark vest, white shirt and hat and the other wearing overalls, shirt and hat) are standing in the field (center of photo). Seven men are sitting and leaning against sacks of rice to the right of the photograph. A tractor (with man standing at back of tractor) is in the background next to two mules and a cart. Ca: 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rice farming operation.]

Description: Photograph mounted on black cardboard mat of rice farming operation. On far right, a man is standing and holding reins to horse (out of picture). The wagon has two wooden barrels in it. A woman and man are standing on a thresher, child is sitting. Group of men women and children are standing in center of portrait with the stack of rice behind them. More equipment, buggies and horses to left of photo. On far left, a man standing with arms crossed in front of a dark colored horse ridden by a boy. Photo has ink smudges and marks across it. Also gray spots. Cardboard mat is broken in far right corner and is worn around the edges.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men working in the rice field around a truck at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of men working in the rice field. There is a truck on the left side of the photo with a man standing in the bed. The man is partially visible (hat) above the cab of the truck and through the back glass. He may be unloading supplies. There is another man on the right side of the photo standing near boxes and paper that are on the ground of the field. The front ends of two tractors can be seen on either side of the truck. Telephone poles in background from left to center. This photograph is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on a tractor that is pulling harvesting rice at George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch two men harvesting rice. A man wearing overalls, white shirt, and cap is sitting on the fender of the tractor. Another man, only partially viewed (hat and shirt) is sitting on top of the stack of rice in the cart being pulled by the tractor. Small stacks of hay seen in the field to the left. This photo is part of the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men standing near a rice thresher at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of rice threshing. Two men are standing in front of rows of rice filled sacks (in foreground). The men are also holding one rice filled sack in between them. The Case combine in background is being used to harvest the rice. There is a man on far left standing (with back to camera) on top of equipment. This photograph was taken from the collection of Edward Kopycinski. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Man leaning against a rice combine or cutter at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of a man leaning against a rice combine or cutter. The man, wearing overalls, short sleeved shirt, and a hat, is to the left of the photograph. He is leaning on the cutter that is attached to the tractor on far right. This photograph was taken from the Edward Kopycinski collection. The photograph is bordered by a black border with "Fox Co." printed in the top left and bottom right corners. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "2 21". Also stamped on back in black: "Guaranteed For Life This Is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of fox] Made By Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Oct. 1938". The photo is watermarked "Velox" on back.
Date: October 1938
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A rice farm near the county line taken in 1904.]

Description: Photograph of a rice farm near the county line taken in 1904. Men on and around a threshing machine to far left of photograph. Wagon load of hay pulled by two dark horses next to the thresher is partially obscured by the long belt of the threshing machine. Sacks of rice in center background. Horses and wagons to right. Tractor (man is standing on the wheel of it) on far right of photograph. Rice field in foreground.
Date: 1904
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Tractor working at Kishi Rice Farm]

Description: Photograph of a man running a tractor on the Kishi Rice Farm in Terry, Texas. This 3,500-acre farm was founded by Kichimatsu Kishi, located on the Southern Pacific Railroad between Beaumont and Orange. The town of Terry, Texas no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tractor working at Kishi Rice Farm]

Description: Photograph of a man running a tractor on the Kishi Rice Farm in Terry, Texas. This 3,500-acre farm was founded by Kichimatsu Kishi, located on the Southern Pacific Railroad between Beaumont and Orange. The town of Terry, Texas no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Rice Mill]

Description: Photograph of a brick building identified as a rice mill. A smoke stack is protruding from a part of the roof. In the background towards the left of the photograph, there is a water tower. In the foreground, there are two sets of train tracks parallel to the building. Text on handwritten on the top right of the photograph says "Rice Mill. Port Arthur, Tex. 8602."
Date: 1933
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Butt-Cutter

Description: Patent for a machine designed to cut off the butt ends of cereal sheaves should they become wet or muddy. Illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: Janes, Ivey & Lanaux, Alfred A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rice-Huller

Description: Patent for a rice huller designed to remove the coatings and hulls from rice grains. Illustrations included.
Date: April 13, 1909
Creator: Hayes, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department