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[Big Bend landscape with tractors]

Description: Photograph of farm fields in front of a mountain range, located in the Big Bend area. Several tractors and wagons are visible on dirt roads around the fields and desert scrub is visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The two to three hundred acres behind the mission have been given the title of 'the oldest piece of land continuously used for farming in North America'" (p. 4).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

City Map of Abilene, Texas

Description: Map of Abilene, Texas, showing highways, roads, railroads, and streets. The map also includes schools, parks, public buildings, hospitals, and bodies of water. Includes a points of interest table in the upper-left corner. The back of the map includes several pictures of important buildings and notes on the growth and farming of Abilene.
Date: 1930
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Playa Lakes]

Description: Photograph of Harlan Frey's place at Playa Lake with local farms visible in the distance. Birds take off from the surface of the lake.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[Playa Lakes]

Description: Photograph of Harlan Frey's place at Playa Lake, with local farms visible in the distance. There are birds on the surface of the lake.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

Grove Road, Richardson, Texas

Description: Looking west, a plowed, bare field, with a street, Frances Way, and utility poles on the far right. At the horizon is a street, Grove Road, with homes on the west side, facing east. Homes on the west side of Grove were built ca 1954. Homes on the east side were not built until ca 1973.
Date: 1968~
Partner: Richardson Public Library