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[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

[Photograph of W. O. Daniel and O. H. Mcentee Gin]

Description: Photograph of a long, two-story metal barn, with electrical poles outside the front of the barn. A smaller wood building with a window sits in front of the left side of the barn, beyond an automobile. The buildings are situated in the middle of a bleak, barren area of dirt-covered ground. There is a decorative border surrounding the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

Delinter

Description: Patent is for a Delinter. It provides a means for mechanical separation of cotton seeds from fiber as a new way of cotton ginning.
Date: April 24, 1912
Creator: Mullen, Joseph D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bailing-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in bailing presses, for baling cotton and other materials and substances. Baling press have strong and durable organization devices and mechanisms for feeding and pressing cotton.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Murray, Stephen D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Cotton-Hull Extractor.

Description: Patent is for machine to remove the hull from seeded cotton. Machine uses air or suction drafts to hold cotton for extraction and remove waste.
Date: August 19, 1913
Creator: Stephens, Louis K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for machine that cleans seed cotton before it is ginned by removing dirt, twigs, and other foreign matter.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Cotton Crop at Daniel Bros. Grain Gin]

Description: Photograph of a large group of wooden wagons full of cotton crops sitting in a yard in front of a two-story barn. Two electrical poles with electrical lines running between them and the barn stand in the yard as well. A small column of smoke is visible at the far right, beyond the group of wagons. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo indicate the building is a cotton gin belonging to the Daniel Bros.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Cotton Gin]

Description: Photograph of a cotton gin near Austin. In front of the cotton gin are men with horse drawn carts full of cotton. There is another man standing near a cotton bale in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons with bales of cotton. Workers pose for photograph. Hand-crank loading cranes on platform.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons full of cotton. Workers pose for photograph.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

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

Taft Ranch Cotton Gin

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cotton gin on the Taft Ranch in Portland, TX. The cotton gin is a large, wooden building. It is set on wooden stilts next to a set of railroad tracks. A smaller wood building is shown behind the main cotton gin building. The railroad tracks are to the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

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

Isaacson Gin Company

Description: Photograph of the Isaacson Gin Company, a cotton gin in El Campo, Texas, taken from a high angle and from a distance, capturing the entire structure and the surrounding homes that surround it. Several horse-drawn wagons are moving in a procession in an arc formation from the south-facing wall of the gin to the north-facing one. Groups of men can be seen directing them. Others are seen on the ground and on platforms near the cotton bales. The gin itself is a large two-story structure with gable roofs and a large pole extending from the direction of the smaller roofs. All the buildings in the background within the vicinity of the gin seem to be homes. They are built along the street that runs parallel to the gin's east-facing wall. The photograph has been pasted on a stiff mat with a decorative linear embossing that runs the perimeter of the image.
Date: September 16, 1916
Creator: El Campo Studio
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society