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Apparatus for Stretching Fence-Wires.

Description: Patent for a portable manually operated apparatus that is designed to stretch wire-fence strands at right angles to tighten the full length of the strand without "kinking or twisting the fence-strand or driving staples or analagous fastenings into the fence-post" (lines 16-21) while the fence strand is tight. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 14, 1897
Creator: Pyeatt, Jessie Newton.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful seeder attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Dodds, Edward J. & Jackson, Tomas A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Tightener

Description: Patent for new and improved construction of wire tightener allows for post in place while wire is being fastened.
Date: July 28, 1900
Creator: Short, William Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Girls in Yard

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of Mary Adeline Xenia Buchanan standing in the yard, wearing a hat and plaid skirt. She is beside some bushes with a tree and fence in the background. The second is of Mary Adeline Xenia and Bertha Leo Buchanan standing together in the yard dressed fashionably. Behind them is a tree on the left and house on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girls in Field; Girl and Man in Field; Girl

Description: Copy negative of three pictures. The first is of Mary Adeline Xenia Buchanan standing in a rocky field, wearing a hat and dress, taken in 1925. The second is of Mary Buchanan and Ed Mosley standing in a field with trees in the background, taken in 1923. The small picture on the bottom right is a portrait of Mary Adeline Xenia Buchanan, taken in 1925.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Sisters; Man by Car

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is a portrait of sisters Mary Adeline Xenia and Bertha Leo Buchanan taken in 1920. The second is of Robert R. Williams standing on a road by the back of a car, taken in 1926.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children with Goat Cart

Description: Copy negative of three Buchanan children, Mary, George, and Bertha, playing with a goat cart on the side of a house. George is sitting inside the cart holding the reigns as his dog sits with him. The two girls are standing on either side of him and are wearing the same checkered dresses and hats. The goat is hooked to the cart.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girl in Yard

Description: Copy negative of Bertha Leo Buchanan standing on a sidewalk in a yard with a fence. There is a road with two cars behind her and a house in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girl Playing in Yard

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of young Nancy Jean West standing in a yard in a light colored dress. In the first, she is in front of the house with her hands clasped, and in the second she is in front of a tree with her arms crossed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of the shopping strip of Putnam, TX. There are several black cars parked along the streets and one drives down the street. G. P. Groceries is a visible store along the strip.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children on Pony

Description: Copy negative of Hubert Henry Buchanan holding Topsy the pony while young Douglas Buchanan and another boy sit on it. They are in a field with two small buildings in the background. Other pictures are partially visible on the top and right. Hubert's and Douglas's names are written on the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Yard

Description: Copy negative of Hubert Henry Buchanan and Dora Sparks standing in a yard with bushes and a tree behind them. There are other partially visible pictures on the left and right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Women and Children in Yard

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first shows two women and two girls. The second photograph shows five women and a child. Cumulatively the photographs include Bobbie Jean Williams Hamilton, Jamell Knuckles Williams, Bertha Leo Buchanan West, Nancy Boles Buchanan, Mary Adeline Xenia Buchanan Williams, Nancy Jean West, Sharon Kay Hamilton and Menvil Mae Seastrunk.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Women and Children in Yard; Women on Picnic Table

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows a group of women and a child. L to R: Menvil Mae Buchanan Seastrunk, Mary Adeline Zenia Buchanan Williams, Jamell Knuckles Williams, Bertha Leo Buchanan West, Bobbie Jean Williams Hamilton and young Sharon Kay Hamilton. The second photograph shows some of the women from the first photograph sitting together on a picnic table.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of William Andrew Buchanan standing in a farm yard feeding chickens. There is a piece of equipment on the right, and fences, a house, and trees are in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library