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[Livery & Feed stable with horses]

Description: Black and white photograph of the "W. J. FOUSE / LIVERY AND FEED STABLE". The picture was taken in 1911 on West Main Street. Left to right: Henry Pards, Jeff Fouse, Dewey Bradford, unknown, Bud Grumbles.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Men with hats and sticks]

Description: Photograph of four man standing near and leaning on a wall. All four men are wearing wide brimmed hats while two of the men are holding walking sticks or canes. The numbers forty and forty-one are painted on the wall.
Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men at the stable]

Description: Photograph of multiple men wearing hats leaning on a fence at a stable.
Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Wagon Yard]

Description: Photograph of a building and yard with a sign that says "Wagonyard Drive In," a man and a horse in the yard and a woman on the balcony of the building.
Date: [1880..1900]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[An Early Street Scene in Mineral Wells]

Description: This photograph shows the corner of Mesquite and Coke Streets (Now [2008] NE 1st Avenue and NE 2nd Street) The picture was taken in 1912 after the Ben Hur motor car had stopped running (note its tracks). The Whatley Motor Company is now located where the Livery Stable was on the left at the time of the picture. The "Old Post Office" replaced the buildings on the right, and the Chautauqua was the large white building a block further up the street at the center. Information about this photograph was taken from A. F. Weaver's book "Time Was in Mineral Wells...", on page 82. The former Coke Street is labeled "Moore Street" (which was actually four blocks further north). The picture dates to 1905 when the "Dinky" car operation began and the Chautauqua was constructed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Creek Plantation barn]

Description: Photograph of the barn at Creek Plantation in Martin, South Carolina.
Date: May 1988
Creator: Shugart, Don
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

Description: Letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who returned with "his wife's big fortune," his purchase of slaves, and an estimation of his remaining fortune.
Date: January 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Nailless Horseshoe

Description: Patent for horseshoe with extended sides that will bend inward to fit the shape of the horse hoof and that will be secured by screwing on nuts to pre-attached bolts on ears pressed against the hoof. Invention is a light and adjustable shoe that can be put on without the use of nails and can be removed at any time.
Date: June 5, 1906
Creator: King, Alphonse
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department