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Unidentified Building

Description: Unidentified two-story building with tower and chimneys, rose garden in the foreground. One unidentified male with shirt and suspenders on the left in front of the entrance and another unidentified male on the far right with his back to the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum


Description: Patent for various types of hoes as garden tools, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Norwood, Edwin Osbern
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a new and improved garden hoe used for weeding purposes. The improvement is related to, "...the handle of the implement being hollow" (lines 11-12) and able to receive a quantity of seed, and a mechanism that controls the delivery of seed to the hoe.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Etheridge, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Austin Community Garden near airport]

Description: Photograph of Austin Community Garden looking towards the airport. Rows of plants and a string fence separating rows are visible in the foreground. The airport control tower, airplanes and gates are visible behind the chain-link fence in the background.
Date: September 1975
Creator: Fluitt, Mike
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group of Women Around a Fountain]

Description: Black and white copy photograph of a group of women situated around a fountain in the yard of Hulda and August Zincke's home. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, one of the women is Hulda Zincke and the rest of them are her friends. A couple of them are standing on the fountain's rim while the others are seated around. One woman stands behind the fountain. Each woman is wearing either a blouse and shirt or a dress. At the center of the fountain is a gnome, seated and facing away from the camera. The gnome sits atop a textured pedestal, and overhead is an umbrella. Several dead trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Gus Bogel]

Description: In this photograph, a young man (identified as Gus Bogel on the back of the photograph in a handwritten note) is standing in an area that appears to be a garden or backyard. The man is wearing a loose shirt and slacks, a tie, and cowboy boots. He is standing on grass and there are trees to either side. Behind him, there is some sort of wooden structure and a wooden swing or bench. There is a printed border around the outside of the photograph.
Date: c. 1927
Creator: Fox Company
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Reversible Garden-Plow.

Description: Patent for a walking-plow with simple and compact construction. The depth for plowing is adjustable to height of individual operating.
Date: December 23, 1902
Creator: Nicholas, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garden-Hose Reel.

Description: Patent for a garden hose reel that allows the hose to be used, while still on the reel and can be easily cleaned.
Date: April 25, 1911
Creator: Newton, Marvin G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Port Arthur Municipal Rose Garden]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur Municipal Rose Garden. There are several sections of rose bushes. A hat is sitting on the ground of an aisle. In the background, there are houses. Text on the photograph says "Port Arthur Municipal Rose Garden 12-26-30."
Date: December 26, 1930
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library