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Wire Fence.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire fence. This design "relates to wire fencing; and it consists in the construction and combination of devices . . . whereby the wire cables can be conveniently and freely supported at suitable points by spirally-coiled suspension-loops attached to certain fence-posts, so that while securely braced to remain in position the wire cable will not be subjected to chafing or other injury" (lines 8-17).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Moran, Horace S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Aging wood fence]

Description: Another of Joe Clark HBSS photographs which shows that things were beginning to change in the Hills of Cumberland Gap Tennessee. A wood fence in need of repair is set among overgrown weeds, awaiting for someone to take care of it.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Under Awning]

Description: Photograph of three metal arches on a concrete block where a bell may once have hung under the awning of a building somewhere in Texas. A wooden fence and trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Lizzie Crossen

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson seated out of doors near a picket fence under a tree. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled up. This photo was included in a research paper by Jon Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in January 1978.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Crossen

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson at age 80, in August 1924, seated out of doors near a picket fence under a tree. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled up. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Watch and Pray

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two kittens looking over a fence with daisies on it. Written below them are the words, "Watch and pray that ye enter not into temptation MATT. XXVI 41." Handwritten on the edge of the card is, "Mudder." There is no correspondence on back of the card.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Improvement in Fences.

Description: Patent for improvement in iron fences by using rails and bars to support the braced posts. All the parts are easily taken apart, this flexibility allows the fence to be set on uneven as well as on level ground. Illustration is included.
Date: July 23, 1872
Creator: Lerick, Isaac N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department