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Description: Patent for "a construction of propeller-wheel that will permit a large reduction in the wheel-diameter without impairing its effectiveness, and which will thereby bring the resistance nearer to the crank-range of the motive power, and also to increase the bucket or blade surface of the wheel and at the same time afford such clearance at the center of the wheel as will relieve resistance to easy operation of the engine or motive power." (Lines 18-27) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Parker, Elisha J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

S.S. Theodore Roosevelt, Michigan City, Ind.

Description: Postcard with a black and white photo of the S.S. Theodore Roosevelt on Lake Michigan. Passengers line the decks. Correspondence reads, " This is the 'big boat' and 'big nannie' Auntie came over here in. Auntie". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked, Michigan City, Ind. Aug 22 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes


Description: Photograph of a riverfront. Many people stand on the dock along the river's edge. A large Naval steamship is in the center of the photo and smaller boats are docked to the right. A city is seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Chart prepared by James B. Moore, to accompany his memorial to Congress : respecting the subject of steam communication with China, Japan &c.

Description: Map shows ocean routes between ports with distances; major ports, some political boundaries, and notable physical features; roads in the San Francisco bay area. Includes notes, distance tables, and steamship illustration. Inset: "Harbour of San Francisco, California." Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: Moore, James B.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library