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Cherokee County History

Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Texas Almanac, 1992-1993

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 626.
Date: 1991
Creator: Kingston, Mike
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Soil Survey of Hamilton County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Hamilton County, Texas.
Date: July 2007
Creator: United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Danish Newspaper Article]

Description: Danish newspaper article written about Andrew Jensen's visit to Svendborg, Denmark. According to accompanying information, Jensen has lived in Texas for forty-seven years, and he explains his thoughts on that period in the article. There is a photograph of Jensen with the article.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of two images of a farm side. The top picture shows a big barn with horses and wagons outside the barn. The bottom picture of horses pulling wagons towards a barn, there is also cattle seen in the far distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People in Grape Arbor

Description: Copy negative of a group of people including Alfred Ely in a grape arbor. A man in overalls and a hat is sitting on top of the support structure. Below him, three girls are standing among the vines; one of the girls is picking grapes and the younger ones face the camera, the girl on the left is holding up a bunch of grapes. Another man's head is visible through the vines down the row from the girls. There is a bucket, a hat, and otehr items on the ground in the left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library