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Tent and Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tent. This design is "to provide a tent-frame in such a manner that it may be readily folded into small compass, and which when extended for use will be very strong and serviceable" (lines 14-17). To this end, it consists of a cap, "of the rafters pivoted in the walls of said recesses and having their ends formed with a short incline or bevel and a longer or different incline or bevel" (lines 1-4).
Date: November 26, 1889
Creator: Turner, Epraim Meral
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Man in Front of a Canvas Tent]

Description: Postcard of a man standing in the foreground in front of a large canvas tent. A derrick stands in the background directly behind the man. The caption on the image reads "In the oil field" and "Tate Photo Laredo #685."
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Camp Scene at Night

Description: Night photograph of a campsite in West Texas near Mule Ear Canyon. The photographer, Fred Smithers ignited flash powder on a sheet of paper to create the photo. This photo was included in a research paper by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History class in 1978.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, Frederick William
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Camp Scene]

Description: Photograph of a camp scene with a pot hanging from a spit over a fire pit and three men under a tent in the background. Possibly a Boy Scout camp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library