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Jim Wells Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jim Well County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:355,555] (8000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1913
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fishing Tool

Description: Patent for a fishing tool used for removing items lost in a well during the drilling process.
Date: February 15, 1916
Creator: Trevino, Ignacio
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Post-Card Rack

Description: Patent for racks for supporting and displaying commodities for sale. The device comprises a rotary holder or rack mounted for rotation around a vertical axis and including a skirt-like outer wall made of flexible material folded to form circumferentially arranged pockets into which the lower ends of a large quantity of post cards or the like may be inserted and supported in connection with certain other elements of the structure.
Date: January 4, 1916
Creator: Honig, Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transmission-Chain.

Description: Patent for a transmission chain made of separate links. Some of the links have spring material to center the chain, increase flexibility, and protect the chain from objects thrown in the chain's path.
Date: May 30, 1916
Creator: Lynn, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil-Pulverizer.

Description: Patent for a soil-pulverizer with an efficient, revolving drum. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 18, 1914
Creator: Briles, James Monroe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter, which can go through small obstacles without harm to the machine and has easily removable blades.
Date: February 9, 1909
Creator: Chapa, Francisco Pena
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alice 1922 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alice 1922 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alice 1922 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alice 1922 Sheet 6

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alice 1922 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alice 1922 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Photograph of Mrs. McCamely in front of a large shrub in a yard]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. McCamely in front of a large shrub in a yard. She is wearing a light colored sheer top with three rows of six buttons on either side of the center opening with a white shirt underneath. She is also wearing a light skirt with dark horizontal stripes on it and around the cuff of her sleeves and a dark belt. She is facing left and holding an opened envelope in her hand. On back, handwritten: "Mrs. McCamely, Alice, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mrs. McCamely]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. McCamely. She is standing at the entrance of a light colored brick building with dark double doors with windows surrounding them. Mrs. McCamely is wearing a light colored sheer top with three sets of two buttons on either side of center opening. She is also wearing a white top underneath and a light colored skirt with dark horizontal stripes with a dark belt and dark horizontal stripes around her cuffs. She is holding an opened letter in front of her with both of her hands. On the back, handwritten: "From the Valley McCamely, Alice, Texas"
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Miss Euhlia Gomez]

Description: Photograph of Miss Euhlia Gomez (as identified in pencil on back) of Alice, Texas, a classmate of Helen Patterson Rosenbush of the Foster Family. Photograph of a young lady with dark hair wearing a dark skirt with dark, satin blouse, and jacket with white trim on lapels and ruffles at wrist of sleeves. She is wearing a dark hat with S W U printed on the ribbon around the crown of the hat. Gomez is sitting in a chair with a floral print fabric draped across chair arm. Gomez has her right arm resting on fabric draped arm of chair. She is holding a parasol (closed with point down on floor) in her left hand. Photograph is mounted in a pale gray textured matte. Matte has white outer border (thin). Written in gold at bottom of matte: Wilcox, Georgetown, Texas. Photograph is torn or peeled away on right side, extending to top and bottom center. Penciled on bottom of photo: Euhlia and on bottom of matte ???. Image dimensions: 8 cm X 10.5 cm.
Date: 1891
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Jim Wells County

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1913
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[News Script: Jake Floyd]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a speech by political figure Jacob Floyd in support of Governor Allan Shivers, who is seeking reelection.
Date: August 20, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections