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Cotton-Harvester.

Description: Patent for a cotton harvesting machine, that is portable and contains a function to transfer cotton "from the picking spindles to a receptacle carried on the machine" (lines 29-30), including illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1914
Creator: Lovejoy, Daniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Students of Purmela Circa 1920]

Description: Photograph of a group of young people from the Purmela School in Purmela, Texas. The students range in age from younger children to older teenagers. Three rows stand in front of five windows on a brick building, while a group of younger children sits below them. The fourth person on the first row is Homer Freeman and the seventh is Herman Maxwell. The second person the second row is Vella Freeman, the fifteenth is Joe Maxwell, and the nineteenth is Thurman Maxwell. The fourth girl on the foremost row is Ellen Freeman.
Date: [1920..1924]
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Freeman Family Standing in Front of Home]

Description: Photograph of members of the Freeman family standing in front of their wooden home in Purmela, Texas. They are identified from the left as Alvin (age six), Louis (age eight), Way (age four), Alex, Thoyce (age two), Winnie, Lillian (age ten), and Vivian (age eleven). A windpump is visible in the background to the right. The reverse side of the mat has a note that says "To Dred & Emma."
Date: 1909
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Maxwell Family Members with Musical Instruments]

Description: Copy print photograph of members of the Maxwell family together in a fenced-in yard. Thurman, Herman, and Raymond Maxwell kneel while respectively holding a violin and two guitars. A young girl, Gladys Maxwell, is dressed in a white dress and hat and stands between Thurman and Herman. A young boy with a guitar sits on Raymond's knee. Houses are visible in the background.
Date: 1930
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Teacher with Students in Front of Purmela School]

Description: Photograph of the first grade class of Purmela School in Coryell County, Texas. The teacher, a bespectacled woman named Mrs. Carroll, stands above a small group of boys and girls. Some of the children are identified as Johnny Myers, Patsy Comer, Pam Adams, Billy Miller, and Webster Bundrant. Thurman Maxwell is the child wearing a satchel over his shoulder.
Date: September 1950
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Purmela Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1995
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Purmela Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department