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Huguley Gin, Richardson, Texas

Description: Huguley cotton gin, wood frame building. 9 men standing, 1 man seated in 1-horse buggy - in front of building. Abe (Abraham) M. Cain (wearing apron), 4th from left. 2 barrels, 1 saw-horse, construction materials visible. Additional information: Abe (Abraham) M. Cain, son of William Daniel & Fannie Cain, was an early alderman, went to work at age 13; did carpentry, built many buildings including the red [brick] school [administration] building. "Huguley" sometimes spelled Hugley.
Date: 1910/1915
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Roller-Press.

Description: Patent for roller-presses that form cylindrical bales from cotton-bat delivered from the gin-condenser to the press. The invention is meant to make the structure more compact and lighter, with greater strength and capacity; to relieve friction; to automatically change pressure as the bale increases; to form the bale without a core; and to improve various aspects of completing the bales.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
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 a public auction for the Dixie Cotton Chopper Company to pay the company's debts.
Date: December 6, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for a cotton gin that has a large ginning capacity (similar to saw types of gins) and also preserves the fiber (similar to roller types of gins).
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Ginners]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 44th annual convention of Texas Cotton Ginners in Dallas.
Date: April 2, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Boarders on the Porch of the Taylor Boarding House

Description: Exterior of the Taylor House, a boarding house, with 25 boarders standing and seated. Those identified are Kate McManners and Iola McManners. Handwritten on back notes that Kate McManners is later Mrs. E.M. Luck of 323 Pearl St. (4th from left), and her sister Iola McManners is later V. H. Mills who ran the cafeteria at Lee School and now lives in Comanche, Texas (5th from left).
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

Combined Cultivator and Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a combined cultivator and cotton-chopper, to "provide an improved cotton-chopping mechanism which is adapted to be combined with and operated in connection with a sulky-cultivator, whereby a growing crop of cotton may be plowed and chopped or hoed simultaneously" (lines 15-20).
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Blaschke, Frank J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heritage, Volume 11, Number 1, Winter 1993

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Winter 1993
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Heritage, Volume 16, Number 1, Winter 1998

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Winter 1998
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Cotton Gin]

Description: Photograph of the cotton gin at Danevang Farmer's Co-op. Several cars and a loading truck are parked behind the Danevang Farmer's Co-op.
Date: 1971
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[The News-Tribune Newspaper Clipping from July 30, 1976]

Description: Newspaper clipping from The News-Tribune with an article written by Mrs. H. W. Godbey; on the reverse side there is a sports article written by Jack Murphy. Godbey's article describes the history of Haslet, Texas and says the last cotton gin in town had been sold and how the state of the town had worsened since 1936 when it had "two grocery stores, one notion store, two or three cafes, two filling stations, two cotton gins, three churches, one drug store and a high school." Murphy's article talks mostly about statistics in the National Football League.
Date: July 30, 1976
Creator: Murphy, Jack & Godbey, Mrs. H. W.
Partner: Haslet Public Library

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Improvements in Cotton-Gins" (lines 4-5) with description and drawings. Improvements include a "lint-removing mechanism and designed...especially for reginning or delinting cotton-seed" (lines 13-15) and the abiity to stop the float and delinting process instantly.
Date: September 12, 1905
Creator: Wilson, Ralph E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Description: Photograph, taken 1905 or 1906, depicts cotton loaded on a railroad car. A group of men stand atop the bales and alongside on a platform; men sit in two horse-drawn drays next to the pile of bales. The caption for the photograph reads: Loading bales of cotton on flat cars at Santa Fe Station in a bumper cotton year. Two-wheeled drays (left) hauled bales from cotton yard located in the 400 block of Avenue D.
Date: 1905~/1906~
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Seed-Cotton Cleaning Machine

Description: Patent for a machine to clean seed cotton. This invention elevates and distributes cotton in the machine for beating, cleaning, and separating all matter from seed cotton on its way to the cotton gins. Illustrations included.
Date: August 4, 1905
Creator: Lamb, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department