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[Woman Spinning Thread, Harrison County]

Description: An unidentified African-American woman demonstrates the art of spinning thread from either wool or cotton on a spinning wheel, possibly in Harrison County. She holds the spinning material in her left hand as she turns the wheel with her right. She wears a light colored blouse and a skirt reaching to her shoe-tops. A patterned scarf is around her neck. Sacks of raw material wait at her feet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

Improvement in Ox-Bows.

Description: Patent for improvements to ox-bows so that they "shall not require bending, and which may be made in parts of the country where timber suitable for bending is scarce" (lines 9-12).
Date: May 24, 1870
Creator: Moore, Alfred L. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Unidentified Pottery Maker in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a potter standing behind a table and holding up a piece of pottery for a group of unidentified spectators during a festival in Palestine, Texas. There are finished and unfinished pottery works on a second table in the foreground.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Wooden Flowers]

Description: Color postcard of wood with a relief carving of flowers on top of it. The flowers are painted lavender and purple with green and brown leaves on the stem. Correspondence on the back is illegible. The card is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 509. N. Broadway, Okla City, Okla. It is postmarked Corsicana, Tex on May 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes


Description: Patent for a molding machine for forming casting molds. Illustrations included.
Date: April 2, 1912
Creator: MacKay, Hugh, of Dallas, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improvements to embossing machines. specifically machines for embossing saddle leather, including an illustration.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Russell, Frank Keach
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department