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[Apple peeling gathering]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered for an apple-peeling event, to make them into apple butter. In the image, two men are playing music while a group of seated women peel apples into containers on their laps. A group of boys stand behind the group. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[World War One Small Box Gas Mask]

Description: World War One-era "small box respirator" gas mask, consisting of a canvas or cloth face piece, with inset glass or resin eye lenses, and straps that wrap around the back of the head. The front of the mask has a valve located behind a cloth-covered tube that goes over the mouth and attaches to a small yellow metal box containing activated charcoal (made of peach pits or the pits from other stone fruits). The wearer would have breathed only through the mouth, inhaling air scrubbed clean by the charcoal in the box, and had their nose squeezed shut by a clip inside the mask.
Date: [1914..1918]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Tank on Streets of Denton Square]

Description: This photograph was taken after the announcement of the end of World War I. Unidentified onlookers admire a tank on the northeast side of the square. The building in the background is the southeast corner of the square. It housed the First State Bank. This building was torn down circa 1959-1960.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Cast of Rawhide at a Diner]

Description: Photograph of O. H. Crew with Clint Eastwood, who played Rowdy Yates, and Paul Brinegar, who played Wishbone, on the television series "Rawhide." This photograph was taken in Montgomery, Alabama, 1964. They sit in a booth in front of a window and most of the decor is seafoam green in color.
Date: 1964
Creator: Bankston, Ray
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Snowball Fight in 1963]

Description: Photograph of four male students participating in a snowball fight. In the image the student in the light gray jacket is smiling while forming a snowball wickedly at the camera. The other three students are in stages of throwing the snowball over a car to something outside the frame. Snow covered vehicles line the street. The administrative building can be seen in the background.
Date: 1963
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

Description: Photograph of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson taking the presidential oath of office from U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes of Dallas, Texas (back to camera), aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport, two hours and eight minutes after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. More than a dozen people are in the Air Force One cabin, including former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (right of LBJ), imminent First Lady Lady Bird Johnson (left of LBJ), Texas Congressman Albert Thomas (in bowtie left of Lady Bird), Jack Valenti (left of Thomas), and Texas Congressman Jack Brooks (on right, behind Mrs. Kennedy's left shoulder).
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Stoughton, Cecil W.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[August Election]

Description: Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
Date: August 1851
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book]

Description: A card containing an advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book. The advertisement offers a free cook book when customers send their name and address to John Dwight & Co., No. 11 Old Slip, New York, Department 2. There are some handwritten personal notes on the back of the card.
Date: unknown
Creator: John Dwight & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of an Unknown Family]

Description: Photograph of an unknown family. The parents are sitting with a child on each of their lives while two more children stand beside them. The three older children are wearing dark dresses and the mother is wearing a dark blouse, skirt, and jacket and holding a white sheet. The baby sitting in the mother's lap is wearing a white outfit. The father is wearing a dark vest and jacket with a white collar shirt underneath. On the back is written "Miss Ruth White."
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

America noviter delineata

Description: Map of North and South America showing political boundaries and place names. Includes inset of Greenland and illustrations of ships and sea monsters.
Date: 1633
Creator: Merian, Matthaeus
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texian Loan Agreement

Description: Certificate issued to Robert Triplett acknowledging the first installment of a payment on a loan from the Government of Texas, with details about the loan agreement.
Date: January 11, 1836
Creator: Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Map of Mexico and the Republic of Texas

Description: Map of Mexico and the southern part of the Republic of Texas with adjacent areas. Geographic features are marked, with relief shown by hachures and colors denote states and territories. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1838
Creator: Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856 & Pease, L. T.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections