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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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Family Relaxing at a River]

Description: Photograph of a family of five by a river. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Henry W. Rosenberg, Company A33, Infantry..." The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: January 21, 1900
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Baker and Hirsch Store]

Description: Photo mounted on cardboard. Baker and Hirsch Store. Two men behind store counter to left of photo. Four other men in store. Bunch of bananas suspended from a rope in center of photo. Cardboard mount is broken away in several places.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[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

[Rainfall in April 1900]

Description: Documentation of the amount of rainfall during the month of April 1900. According to the note, there was a total of 7.5 inches of rainfall during April 1900.
Date: April 1900
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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

[A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore]

Description: A studio portrait of young Hugh Benton Moore in a relaxed pose. He is wearing a dark suit with the jacket unbuttoned, a white shirt and a dark bow tie. The photograph shows a frontal, seated pose, with his hands lightly folded in his lap.
Date: [1900..1910]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left.]

Description: Photograph of the harvesting of rice. Rice farming machinery to the left of the photograph. A wagon load of rice is next to the equipment (center of photograph). Two men (one wearing dark pants, dark vest, white shirt and hat and the other wearing overalls, shirt and hat) are standing in the field (center of photo). Seven men are sitting and leaning against sacks of rice to the right of the photograph. A tractor (with man standing at back of tractor) is in the background next to two mules and a cart. Ca: 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum