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[Photograph of Cotton Bales on Wagons]

Description: Copy negative of early twentieth century wagons stacked with cotton bales. In the foreground, two wagons are hitched to a team of mules and a man is sitting on the bales in the front of the wagon, driving; behind them, a man is standing on the bales in a third wagon, also hitched to a partially-visible animal.
Date: March 18, 1974
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning David Strickland, June 8, 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Zenon Trudeau, on June 8, 1798, discussing the life of David Strickland, who works as a farmer for someone else but wants to farm for himself on the Bois Brule River in order to establish his family. A second letter, from David Strickland, asking that he be granted the land on the river to farm.
Date: June 8, 1798
Creator: Strickland, David
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Stock-Weaner.

Description: Patent for improvements in stock weaners. The invention is used for weaning cattle and "may be applied to either the parent or the offspring to prevent abstraction of the lacteal fluid from the udder by either. The purpose of the invention is to devise a device of the character and for the purpose aforesaid which will be simple, effective, light, not interfere with grazing or feeding, and which can be easily and quickly placed in position without the use of tools and adapted to be readily removed and applied to another animal" (lines 12-22). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Looby, Hiram R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Scrapbook Page: Mexican Shacks and Fishing]

Description: Photographs of shacks in Mexico and a fishing trip. The top left photo is of a small shack built out of sticks, with a man working on a wagon in the front yard. The top right photo is of Sterling's Ranch, a house surrounded by trees next to a dirt road. The middle photo is of shack with walls made of sticks and thatched roofs. The bottom left photo is of a woman standing outside of a wood-paneled shack with farm animals behind it and children playing in the yard. The bottom middle photo is of two men holding fish, with a handwritten note that says "'Horny Gar' caught at Lake Capote, Tex." The bottom right photo is of a shack with laundry drying on a line in the yard.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[News Script: Mule train]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the traveling zoo of Orville Ewing.
Date: October 11, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Giraffe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a giraffe being born at the Fort Worth zoo.
Date: October 1, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for improvements in animal-poke by providing a device which is arranged for convenient application to an animal, so as not to interfere with the grazing and drinking thereof, and will effectually prevent the animal from destroying fences and also from pushing and fighting other stock. (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Barnes, John I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: News briefs one]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an awards ceremony for Tarrant County 4-H club members, sponsored by the local Kiwanis club.
Date: November 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: 4-H]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about thirty young Texan 4-H Club members boarding a train in Fort Worth bound for the club's annual national convention in Chicago.
Date: November 29, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections