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[Photograph of Granville Vickrey and Sophia Stinson]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting on a hay-bale and a woman standing next to him, in front of a landscape background. The man, who has a large, handle-bar mustache, is wearing a dark coat, waistcoat, and pants. The woman is wearing a dark dress, a bolero jacket, a light-colored cravat, and a large hat. Behind the woman sits a rustic wood fence with a barbed-wire coil next to it. Handwritten notes and a white rectangular sticker on the back identify the man and woman as Granville Vickrey and Sophia Stinson Vickrey.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Old Davis Mill in Salado, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crumbling stone building missing the roof and top portions of its walls. The windows are missing glass, and there is a door-shaped opening on the left side of the building. Piles of stones from the building surround the base, while a line of trees is visible in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photo note the ruins have been previously identified as part of a college, but are actually the ruins of an Old Davis Mill in Salado, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Postcard of Hamblen House in Salado, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a two-story cinder-block house with a small balcony in the front, supported by two large columns on the front porch. There are two, double-door entrances, one on the porch and one on the balcony, as well as two stone chimneys on either side of the roof. Two bare trees sit in the front lawn, one on the right of the front pathway and the other on the left. A small child with short hair, in a light-colored dress and dark pants, stands on the front porch, facing the camera. On the back are postcard markings and an identification sticker.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of the Country Home of J. H. Aiken]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight people standing in a line up against a wooden fence, which borders the hard of a one-story house with wood-siding and a covered front porch on its left front side. A maid wearing an apron and white head-covering stands on the slightly raised porch, her arm wrapped around a porch column. The fence has a geometric metal and wood gate. A tall tree sits in the front yard, while other trees border the house on the right side. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph identify the people in the photo (including where they were born), from left to right, as: Jim Aiken, Carl H. Aiken, Josephine Salado Aiken, Alimae, Mrs. James Herman Aiken, Mr. J. H. Aiken, Myrtle Aiken, and Elmer Aiken.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Berry House Barn]

Description: Photograph of large, two-story barn with a large, open, double-door entrance in the middle of the front. There is another double-door entrance to the left of the main entrance and a window to the right. A tall windmill and water tank sit to the right of the barn, among tall trees. There is a small wooden fence and arbor to the left of the barn. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo indicate the barn is on Main Street, in Salado, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Copy Print of Photograph of C. B. Holdge Family Children]

Description: Photograph of three well-dressed children sitting against a blank, light-colored backdrop. The two boys on the left are wearing suits and bow-ties, while the little girl on the right is wearing a dress with a small jacket. All three children have short hair. The photograph has a decorative border with text around all four sides, which says, "Greetings; From Our House To Your House; The C. B. Holdge Family." Handwritten notes and a white, rectangular sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the children, left to right as: Claude Holdge, Glenn Holdge, and Rita Holdge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Lula Eubanks on Green Mat]

Description: Photograph of a young woman sitting in a chair with an ornately decorated back. The young woman is sitting in front of a plain backdrop, is facing the right of the camera, and is only shown from the chest up. The woman, who has medium-colored hair pulled back in a loose bun on her head, is wearing a high-neck, light-colored blouse or dress. A small clover is also visible at the bottom of the photo, just barely in-shot Handwritten notes and a white rectangle sticker on the back of the photograph's green mat identify the woman as Lula Eubanks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Portrait of Thomas Jefferson Eubanks]

Description: Portrait of a middle-aged man with a long, bushy beard and straight hair that comes down to his earlobes. He is wearing a medium-colored suit or coat with large lapels. A handwritten note and a white, rectangular sticker on the back of the portrait identify the subject as Thomas Jefferson Eubanks, the builder of the Stagecoach Inn in Salado, Texas, and the great-grandfather of MaryBelle Brown.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Lucille Armstrong Robertson Wearing Tartan]

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman with short, medium-colored hair, wearing a dark dress with a tartan kilt pinned over her right shoulder. The woman, who is only shown from mid-shoulder up, is sitting facing left of the camera and is smiling slightly. Handwritten notes and a white rectangular sticker identify the portrait's subject as Lucille Armstrong Robertson.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Dr. Carroll Kendrick]

Description: Photograph of a man with a thick, curly beard and mustache, as well as an untidy, receding hairline. The man is wearing a light-colored shirt under a medium-colored coat and waistcoat. He is shown from his chest upwards, against a blank, medium-colored backdrop. The photograph has an oval border around it., and a handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifying the portrait's subject as Dr. Carroll Kendrick.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Major Penn Camp Meeting on Salado Creek]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd of people standing among the tall trees on the right bank of a creek. In the creek, a man stands half-submerged, holding a smaller person and raising his right hand in the air. More people crowd the rocky left bank. The photo is missing pieces from the corners and is mounted on a piece of paper with handwritten notes on the back. One of the notes indicates the photo was donated by Sophia Vickrey Ard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of Women Standing in Davis Mill Ruins]

Description: Photograph of three young women standing at various heights in the middle of rocky slope of debris. Behind and to the left of them are the crumbling walls of a stone building, and directly to their right is a large, twisted, dead tree. The women are wearing ankle-length dresses or skirts, with their hair piled in buns on their heads. The woman on the right is also wearing a small hat and a large coat. Handwritten notes in black and red ink, debate the location, name, and history of the ruins.
Date: unknown
Partner: Salado Public Library

Cotton Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper. This design consists in "wheels, axles, shafts, and plow-beams of a cultivator, of the bar pivoted to the plow-beams, the lever-handle pivoted to the bar, the hoe on the lower end of the lever handle, the [other] shaft, the cam on said shaft, the jointed lever having its forward end forked and its rear end slotted, the gear wheels, the clutch, the [other] lever, and the catch" (lines 66-74).
Date: October 26, 1886
Creator: Rector, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton or Hay Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling-press. This design consists in "[a] duplex cotton or other press comprising connected pressing-boxes, each having a loose lower platen and platen-supports on its sides, devices . . . for raising said lower platens, a truck for supporting said boxes, traveling wheels or rollers journaled to said truck and having bevel or V-shaped treads or peripheries, a track mounted upon suitable supports and having a V-shaped or recessed top face to receive and guide said wheels or rollers during the reciprocatory movements of said truck and the thereto-connected boxes" (lines 15-27).
Date: April 26, 1887
Creator: Berry, William Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a draw-head, the laterally-movable pin-retaining arms supported therein, and a pivoted wing normally held in the path of an approaching link, and arranged to distend the arms to drop the pin when acted on by the links" (lines 30-35).
Date: April 6, 1886
Creator: Thomason, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists, [primarily], of certain devices whereby the coupling-pin raised in the draw-head is supported until the draw-heads strike each other in coupling, when the coupling-pin falls by gravity" (lines 17-21).
Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Thomason, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn-Power

Description: Patent for an improvement to a churning by allowing a churn to be attached to a sewing machine. The churn and sewing machine could then be used separately or at the same time.
Date: November 21, 1882
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design "consists in the combination, with the follower, the right-and-left-screw, and nuts, of the hinged levers and the bars swiveled thereto; also, in the combination . . . of the slotted bars, the hinged socket, and the swiveled arms; also, in the combination, with the nuts having shoulders and the hinged levers having forked up ends, of the anti-friction rollers journaled in recesses in the said nuts; also . . . of the curved and flattened swiveled arms, whereby the lower ends of the said follower-bars can have a lateral movement" (lines 23-38).
Date: March 21, 1882
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved churn-power. This design "consists in the combination, with a vertically-moveable carriage provided with a drum, of a rope wound on the same, and having its upper end secured, from which drum a wheel on the carriage is operated by suitable gearing, the said wheel being connected with the dasher-staff. When the carriage descends under the action of its own weight and of the weight of the parts on it, the drum is revolved and the dasher rod or staff operated" (lines 11-21).
Date: December 2, 1884
Creator: Williams, Fredrick Fitz
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in corn-planters.

Description: Patent for an "improvement upon the planter described in Patent No. 8,408" (paragraph 3). The movement of a horse's shoulders causes vibrations that power a cropper-slide. Includes illustration.
Date: August 1, 1876
Creator: Meeks, Nathan H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for an improved, inexpensive, and simple hay press that "alternately feed[s] the hay into the chamber, and press the same, the two mechanisms being operated from the same source; to provide for increase of power, and for regulating the tension or mouth of the press at the point of exit of the completed bale" (lines 12-18).
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Thompson, Joseph F.; Murphree, Richard L. & Harrison, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department