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Rotary Reversible Steam-Engine

Description: Patent for a rotary reversible steam-engine which is "not easy to get out of order, and the parts of which can be readily removed and replaced when worn or broken" (p. 1).
Date: January 28, 1890
Creator: Payne, John J.E.H., of Lipscomb, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safe.

Description: Patent for "safes which are made burglar and if desired, fire proof without increasing weight and cost ofthe same, reliance for security being placed upon the release or discharge of condensed gases, liquefied or not, and contained within the walls of the safe in such manner as that any attempt to force the safe will break the walls of the containing-chamber and release the fluid, said fluid or gases being of a deadly character, whereby persons or animals are compelled to flee from the vicinity of the safe as soon as the gas permeates the atmosphere, and, if desired, also having the property of extinguishing fires or preventing combustion" (lines 11-25).
Date: January 6, 1891
Creator: Payne, John J. E. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lipscomb County Courthouse and Jail

Description: Photograph showing the Lipscomb County Courthouse from across the street on the buildings right side. Next to the left and in front of the courthouse is the jail and maintenance house. Around the courthouse lawn is a detailed fence. There are two trees on either side of the frame. On the left side of the frame there is a dark car parked beneath in the shade of a tree. Written across the bottom is, "Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Blacksmith Shop

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith shop with two men standing in the doorway. One man wears overalls and a hat, the other man wears denim pants, a shirt and a hat and has his hands on his hips. In front of the shop on either side are two buggies and one plow. In the background are three buildings and in the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Lipscomb County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of a straight on view of the Lipscomb County Courthouse. It is a two story building with a basement. There are four large pillars in the front of it with stairs leading to the front doors. A woman in a white shirt and long dark skirt stands in front of the doors. On the right side of the frame, behind the courthouse, is a small white church. There is another small white house on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Lipscomb Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Lipscomb Hotel. The building is two-stories tall and has a front porch. Two men sit in chairs on the porch and one stands. All three are wearing hats. Above the porch is a sign that reads, "Lipscomb Hotel". On the right side of the frame is a horse and buggy facing the hotel. Behind the buggy is a fenced area with trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Christmas Tree in Union Church

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Lipscomb Union Church showing a decorated Christmas tree on the left side of the frame and a piano topped with lace and decorations on the right side. Tinsel, bows, and balls cover the tree with a star at the top. Behind the tree are rows of chairs and in front is a small railing. On the wall on the right side of the frame are two windows, a clock, four bows, and two wreaths. In the foreground is a row of five chairs, or pews. Two lights hang from the ceiling.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Woman With Deer

Description: Photograph of Kate Blau kneeling and feeding a small deer. In the background is grass, a fence, and a house. Typed on the top border is the date, " JUN 60"
Date: June 1960
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Wheat Display at Fair

Description: Photograph of a fair display. Depicted beneath and in-between streamers are piles of good and bad seeds, milling, flour and bread. The labels on the back row read, from left to right, "Seed Approved Quality, Good Milling Quality, Good Flour, and Light Fluffy". The front row, from left to right, reads, "Seed, Undesirable Quality, Inferior Flour, and Soggy-Heavy." In front these piles is a lable reading "Booker". At the bottom, written in pen, are the words "Our Fair in Lipscomb KB".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Display at Fair

Description: Photograph of a fair display. The display consists of labeled jarred goods, fruit and vegetables in a basket, two prairie dresses hung up on either side with a painting or drawing hanging in-between them. There are shoes, flowers, and a towel as well. Written in pen across the bottom is, " Bookers exhibit at Fair in Lipscomb".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Sam and Bessie Robertson

Description: Photograph of Sam and Bessie Robertson. He is behind her and wears a suit with a blue tie and glasses. She has wavy white hair and is dressed in a floral-print blue dress with a pearl necklace, white earrings, and glasses. At the bottom of the mat studio name and/or photographer "Marquise" is embossed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum