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Twisting Device.

Description: Patent for a twisting machine that can tie and secure cords around bales while reducing the likelihood of slipping inside the tying machine, including illustrations.
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Dudley, Andrew Tilmon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile Hay-Rake.

Description: Patent for "an improved hay rake, for farm use, adapted to be attached to and operated by an automobile or motor truck or wagon." (lines 8-11) including illustrations.
Date: December 25, 1917
Creator: Holeman, David O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Forming Machine.

Description: Patent for improvement on a bale forming machine that will operate easily, positively, and automatically. This invention described for forming and automatically securing wires around bales of hay and other like materials. It has a special object that is an improved form of clutch for connecting the wire twisters and needles and disconnecting them from a driving means. The clutch will permit the plunger in the bailing chamber to perform a predetermined number of strokes after the completion of the bale to be tied.
Date: August 27, 1918
Creator: Freeman, Lawrence K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

B. F. Taylor and Sons Gin

Description: The exterior of B. F. Taylor and Sons Gin with gin, bales of cotton, and a horse drawn wagon in front of the building. Several men are in the picture on the left side and Ben L. Taylor is identified as third from the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Hay]

Description: Photograph of a pile of hay. In the image, the pile is in a tree covered hills of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Haystacks in a field]

Description: Photograph of haystacks piled up in a field. There are about fifty haystacks in the field and are evenly spaced out from each other, a tree is seen standing on the right side of the field. The haystack piles take up the entire space in the field, and hills with some trees are seen in the background and a cloudy sky takes up the rest of the image.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Otto Walker and his father stacking hay]

Description: Photograph of Otto Walker helping his father stacking piles of hay. In the image, the young Walker stands on the top of the pile ready to pull the hay with a pitchfork from his father, Mr. Walker, holds up a pitchfork from the ground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bailing hay]

Description: Photograph of men bailing hay in the fields. In the image, a young boy in overall shorts stands watching as a man riding a horse pulls a pile of a hay to another. A young buy watched the band used to operate the machinery while they compress the hay into boxes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bailing hay]

Description: Photograph of a man dumping hay onto the ground from a trailer pull. In the image, another unidentified man is driving an open top trailer while another is tossing hay on to the ground for the cows to eat.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Five Men and a Wagon, 2]

Description: Photograph of five men all wearing hats and work clothes. They stand in front of a wagon holding hay and pulled by a mule. The wagon is in front of a barn and a house.
Date: [1890,1900]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two men standing on top of haystacks at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on top haystacks at the George Ranch. Man on left is standing on top of a haystack that is on the ground. The man on right is standing on top of a haystack that is loaded onto a cart pulled by two white mules. Both men are wearing large straw hats and holding wooden handles to hay forks. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern that has "ELKO" printed in each corner. Stamped on back of photo in black: "1 289".
Date: [1937..1942]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Two men pitching hay from the top of a hay stack on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of two men pitching hay from the top of a hay stack on the George Ranch. There are poles at the center of each stack for support and to help form them. The two men are forming a third stack. Stack on far left has a wooden ladder leaning against it. Wooden stock pen in foreground with a post hole digger leaning in the far right corner. The photograph is bordered by a black patter with "ELKO" printed in each corner. Stamped on back of photo in black: "1 444".
Date: [1937..1942]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Men loading up hay at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken at the George Ranch of men stacking hay. The man on far right is unloading the hay from the back of a truck. Man in center is sitting at top of a stack of hay with a ladder resting at his feet. The man on far left is standing and holding a center pole with his right hand and his pitch fork with his left hand. There is a dark spot near top left corner of photo. The photograph is bordered by a black pattern that has "ELKO" printed in all four corners. Stamped on back of photo: " 1 293".
Date: [1937..1942]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Letter from Cary Nimmo, October 2, 1880]

Description: Letter from Cary Nimmo to his cousin Charles B. Moore in which he starts by commenting on Charles leaving for Texas. Mr. Nimmo talks about selling his crops, mule and a wagon to raise money. He talks about how sad his mother and Betty were To have missed Charles's visit. He also talks about the preparations he is making for his trip in November. The letter has the envelope with it.
Date: October 8, 1885
Creator: Nimmo, Cary
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, June 23, 1890]

Description: Letter from Alice McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates her aunt and uncle on family health and activities. She discussed the warm weather and heavy rain. She writes to Linnet that she visited Hobdy's Institute to see the exhibition. She also said that she thought Linnet's red stripped dress was pretty. She then asked for updates on family and friends from Linnet. At the end of the letter she says that she sent a "piece [of]Grandma's Mother Hubbard."
Date: June 28, 1890
Creator: McGee, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she discusses the weather, crops, visits to and from family and friends, and her garden of vegetables and flowers. She says that it is so hot that horses are dieing while plowing the fields. She mentions sending a sample of cloth that she is using in her sewing. The last page of the letter has the imprint of a check pattern.
Date: June 29, 1890
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, January 10, 1899]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his daughter Linnet in which he give advice on returning a watch that is not working. He then advises Linnet on money and lets her know that she is welcome to request more if she needs it. Mr. Moore then writes about the rainy weather and states that all his water tanks are "beautifully supplied." He also updates her on the health of friends and neighbors and notes those that have died. He gives his opinion on educating African Americans. Otto Wettstein's ("The Liberal Jeweler")receipt of December 26, 1898 is included with the letter. It states that the $25.00 solid gold watch will be sent to Linnet.
Date: January 10, 1899
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Mary Ann Moore, September 18, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by W. H. McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McGee informs Moore of the goings-on in Sumner County. The news includes: an update on the dry and windy weather which has caused much mess in the home with dust flying everywhere, agricultural news on what has been planted and what is successful at present, a discussion about a dinner McGee and his family had with Alice and Frank Griffin, a dialogue about McGee's son who is growing quickly and is now crawling, details about Aunt Bettie's health, an aside about the rural route which will bring mail to his home, and a discussion about Cousin Lou. McGee closes the letter by stating that he will write soon and more often to Mary Ann Moore.
Date: September 18, 1909
Creator: McGee, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Loading Hay into Barn

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a man wearing a hat while standing on a giant pile of hay that rests in front of a barn. According to accompanying information, the barn is part of P.J. Petersen's farm. A cow grazes in front of the pile. In the foreground is more hay and in the background part of a tree is visible behind the barn.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young Mule Skinner Operating Hay Baler]

Description: Photograph of a young mule skinner operating a hay baler at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boy is holding on to a mule; hay covers the ground. Some of the young participants are sitting on bales of hay.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cattle grazing a field]

Description: Photograph of a group of cattle grazing the fields. There are four cows grazing in the foreground, and one cow standing further behind them. They are in a large field with two bales of hay in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Large pile of hay]

Description: Photograph of a large pile of hay in a field. There are six men standing in the hay, wearing hats and holding pitchforks. There is one other man sitting on a mule on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
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