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Austin Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Austin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E. & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oral History Interview with Jose Uriegas on July 9, 2016.

Description: Uriegas talks about growing up in Uvalde, being run out of Uvalde as a young man, and finishing high school in Del Rio. He talks about how Anglos in Uvalde used to turn the gas off the "Mexican" side of town to preserve pressure for the Anglo side when the weather was cold. He talks about the constant pressure that discriminatory treatment has on an individual's psyche. He talks about MAYO in Uvalde and serving on Uvalde city council. The most interesting part of the interview is him talking about him running VISTA MMP.
Date: July 9, 2016
Creator: Arionus, Steve & Uriegas, Jose
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Raul Valdez on June 13, 2016.

Description: Mr. Valdez grew up in Del Rio, but also spent time in California and San Antonio. While attending high school in Del Rio, he and his rock band were involved in the Palm Sunday rally. He was later drafted into the military and sent to Vietnam. Mr. Vasquez attended A&I, where he honed his art and took part in activism. Throughout the interview, Mr. Valdez talks about the role of art (visual arts and music) in Chicano activism.
Date: June 13, 2016
Creator: Arionus, Steve & Valdez, Raul
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Fire-Clay Charcoal-Furnace

Description: Patent for fire clay charcoal furnace. "The object of the invention is to provide a furnace of this character which shall be simple of construction, durable in use, comparatively inexpensive of production, and efficient in action" (lines 13-17).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Koch, Charles Jean
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for invention of certain new and useful improvements in plows with accompanying drawings. An improved plow in which revolving mold board is driven without the intervention of a universal joint [5-30]
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Kirk, John, P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Pileated Woodpecker]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Stephen F. Austin State Park, depicting an image of a pileated woodpecker on a tree. The back of the card includes information about the species' adaptations, behaviors, and other facts.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Dr. Terry G. Jordan]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Terry G. Jordan, Walter Prescott Webb Professor of History and Ideas at the University of Texas in Austin. Prior to teaching at UT, Dr. Jordan was chair of the geography department at the University of North Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 50 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "I. Artman, Gen'l Mdse., Peters, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is octagonal and says, "Good For 1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "C. F. Hellmuth General Merchandise, Nelsonville, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[C. F. Hellmuth Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is octagonal and only partially legible. On one side it says, "Good for [...in] Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "C. F. Hellmuth Gen. Mdse., Nelsonville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is octagonal and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side, with a name and place partially visible on the reverse: "[C. F. Hellmuth], Bellville, [Texas]."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side, with a name and place written on the reverse: "C. F. Hellmuth, Gen'l Mdse., Bellville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum