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[Man walking on train tracks]

Description: Photograph of a man walking away from the camera down a set of train tracks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men Standing by a Train]

Description: Photograph of train and its conductor with workmen and cargo.
Date: [1900,1920]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Nebraska.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities and towns, and notable geographic features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,300,000].
Date: [1880..1900]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Andreaus Berndt

Description: Color copy photograph of a black and white portrait of a bearded man, identified as Andreaus Berndt. According to accompanying information, Andreaus is the father of Helvig J. Berndt. He is wearing a heavy buttoned-up coat and is gazing to his right. Just below his vignetted image, the photograph has been torn; the pieces have been put back together for the purpose of this copy photograph. Below the original portrait, the portrait maker's signature reads: C.M. Lund, Toftlund.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lund, C. M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Portrait of Baby; Portrait of Baby

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. The first image is of a baby, Lanelle Hefner, standing on a wooden chair for a picture. The second is also of baby Lanelle Hefner, standing on a metal chair and wearing a dress and bonnet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wedding Portrait of Man and Woman

Description: 1 copy negative of a wedding portrait. The groom is shown seated and the bride is shown holding a bouquet of flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music Band by Store

Description: 1 copy negative of a group of people and the 1900 Abilene Town Band in front of Sam's General Store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: 1 copy negative of D.D. Clark. According to accompanying text, D.D. Clark was the father of Maud Clark Reynolds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Remembrance Card

Description: 1 copy negative of a remembrance card for Dollie D. Lightfoot. There is a poem near the bottom of the document shown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Couple

Description: Copy negative of a young lady and young man. The woman wears a dress with buttons, high collar, and a bracelet. The man wears a skinny tie and two buttoned suit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait. Roberta Parker is shown, who was a teacher of math at Abilene High Schooll in the 1890's and early 1900's. She was later known as Mrs. H. K. McWhitter. The image has hand written text that is partially covered by the photograph. It is written that she died in 1910.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

All Blessings in Christ

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. On this particular sermon chart, the sermon presents (in purple) the blessings of being "in Christ" with accompanying Biblical references (in black). The emphatic red-letter invitation in the bottom right corner is designed to move the hearer to action.
Date: [1900..1960]
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Hand-cranked kerosene pump]

Description: Hand-cranked kerosene pump. "ENTERPRISE SELF PRIMING & MEASURING PUMP" is cast into one side of the spigot. "ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. PHILADELPHIA USA" is cast into the reverse side of spigot. "PAT. JAN. 18 1898, PATENTS PENDING" on side of gauge; "NO.97" on reverse side of gauge. Pump volume can be set between 1-4 qt. On top of head with a manual dial. Pump crank has a wooden handle.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Lanai : Government Survey, 1878.

Description: Map shows harbors, roads, villages, beaches, fish ponds, and structures; Crown and Government land grants. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:36,000].
Date: 1900
Creator: Hawaii Oihana Ana Aina Aupuni
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Craftsman hand drill]

Description: Craftsman hand drill with wooden bracing handles and crank knob. Large gear plate is painted red on inside and outside. Body is metal painted black. Key less chuck. Belonged to Amos Edward Stainton.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wood punch set]

Description: Wood punch set (a,b) with interchangeable tips (c-i). Hollow hardwood punch (a) with screw off butt (b) and metal clamp to hold tips. Tips of varying shapes and lengths: (c ) flat, 4.2 cm; (d) flat 5.1 cm ; (e) diamond 6.2 cm; (f) drill bit 5.0 cm; (g) flat 4.0 cm; (h) square 4.0 cm (I) is in the clamp and could not be removed for identification or marking. Belonged to Amos Edward Stanton (1850-1921), who came to west Houston in 1900. Date range of 1880-1910 extrapolated from Stanton's life dates.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Draw knife with folding handles]

Description: Draw knife with folding handles. Ratchet mechanism for positioning handles is unlocked by pulling on bolts next to the junction of the handles and blade.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of the Frank S. Schreck Family]

Description: Photograph of a family in an interior room. The room has a large rug, a piano, and multiple paintings. The group is facing the camera, with the exception of the woman in the center who seems to be playing the piano. The four boys on the right side of the photograph are each holding instruments, as well as the man standing next to them. There is an elderly man on the left side of the photograph, who is seated next to two small girls. There is a card on the back of the photograph that reads, "The F.S. Schreck Family. Left to Right: Grandfather Fuentes; name of girl unknown; Baby on floor Ursula; at piano Mother Ursula; Father Frank; Son Frank; Son Henry with his cello; Son Leo; Son Alfonso. Picture made at Matamoras, Mexico in the family home. Possibly about 1900."
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Lanai : Government Survey, 1878.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Lanai harbors, roads, villages, beaches, fish ponds, and structures; Crown lands and Government land grants. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:36,000].
Date: 1900
Creator: Hawaii Ohana Ana Aina Aupuni
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[The White Way - Spring Street - Palestine, TX.]

Description: The White Way, Spring Street, Palestine, TX. Known as this because of the way the streetlights lining the center of the road lit the way at night. This photo was made from an old post card.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Nutcracker tool]

Description: The basic shape is a T of the nutcracker. The top part of the T is the actual nut cracking contraption. It is set up similar to a vice with a T-shaped handle that screws. The socket through which the handle screws has OIL written in relief lettering. Underneath the place for the nut , written in relief is Patented / Perfection Nut Cracker. On the exact opposite side is written Branford Conn. / Mall. Iron Ittings Co. Next to the latter is written vertically MODEL 28. Below this section with lettering is another vice, much small, used for stabilizing the nut cracker to a table. The screw handle is T-shaped as well. The screw is bent a little at the bottom and does not screw in all the way.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cylinder tape measure]

Description: Cylinder tape measure with the top and bottom painted maroon in the center of the top is a brass folding flush handle which extends to the other side and looks like a button. The edge is painted gold and has a square opening with two cylinder posts that help the linen tape pull out. The tape is supposed to be 100ft long, but the 1st two inches have been torn off. The linen is yellow and is divided into feet, inches and fourths. Each foot starts over with 1 and instead of a 12 written in red is a F1, F2, F3, etc. Other than that, all lettering is in black. On both sides of the opening for the tape are stamps, on the right upside down is Lufkin / Made in the USA; on the left upside down is 100FT.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum