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[An Early Delivery Truck]

Description: An early delivery truck, whose wording (on the side reads) "R.O. Norman, Tailor, Cleaning & Pressing, phone 514", is shown here. Note the vertical windshield, and the crank on the front of the truck. Note also the 3-digit telephone number on the side of the truck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[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
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky - January 25, 1940]

Description: Letter to Mr. Asher of Sakowitz Brothers Suiting from Dr. Meyer Bodansky dated January 25, 1940. In the letter, Dr. Bodansky expresses displeasure with the recent purchases, specifically the ill fit of a suit and a jacket, and says that he plans to visit the store the next time he ins in the Houston area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
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[News Clip: Tailors]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 30, 1980
Duration: 1 minute 35 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Holland Tailor Shop

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Holland Tailor Shop at 612 Fourth Street in Orange, Texas. Five men are in the shop. One man is being measured. There are bolts of fabric and illustration of men's suits on the walls. On the back of the photo it states that Harry Merrill is the man taking measurements.
Date: 1917
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Street Construction

Description: Copy negative of the corner of North 2nd and Cypress streets under construction. On the right side of the frame are several business signs that read, "Yes, We Are Still Open", "Bond Clothes, Two Trouser Suits" and "Lewis Foot Health Shop".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Embroidering Attachment for Sewing-Machines

Description: Patent for embroidering arm attachment to be mounted on the needle-bar of a sewing machine with the embossing material passed through the needle eye so that it does not need to go through the presser-foot.
Date: June 12, 1906
Creator: Rodman, Rollin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suit-Box.

Description: Patent for a pasteboard box with flexible binding that can be used for carrying suits.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Moses, Jacob B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clasp.

Description: Patent for a new clasp, or fastening device, that is less expensive to construct and easier to use, with illustration. The clasp is to be used for the varied purposes of "hair dressing, millinery, drapery, and dress-wear" (lines 78-79).
Date: June 13, 1916
Creator: Fridolph, Anna S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holding-Clip.

Description: Patent for improvements on a holding clip for "cloth or other allied material." (line 79)
Date: August 29, 1916
Creator: Crume, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Owens Tailor Shop]

Description: Photograph of Owens Tailor Shop in Port Arthur, TX. The building is a wooden, two-story structure with a covered porch. Three men are standing on the porch, all wearing suits. Between them are two young children and a dog. The left child is Mary Owens. Her brother, Johnny Owens, is on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Tailor Shop]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of two men standing in front of a tailor shop on 444 Austin Avenue. Text above the door of the shops says "J. F. Owens The Tailor." A bicycle is leaning against the building. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "444 Austing Avenue 1915." Accompanying material gives information about the tailor shop.
Date: 1915
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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[News Clip: Tailor School]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 15, 1985, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 36 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing a recent purchase he made for gifts for her and the family. He also discusses his personal finances and requests that she assist him in tailoring a uniform. He also includes his shopping list, which describes each item and it's cost.
Date: April 25, 1865
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

William Ross, His family, and His Tailoring Business

Description: Photo of William Ross and his family. The group is posed together around a bench. Title: The History of William Ross and His Tailoring Business. Short biography of the business of William Ross an Austin, TX tailor. Image of the Ross family business. Title: Giant Oaks From Little Acorns Grow: The William Ross Story. A biography of William Ross.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Leather-Dressing.

Description: Patent for improvements to "composition of matter for the stuffing or filling of leather and to soften and polish the same, and also to preserve the leather, and is particularly applicable as a dressing for harness, boots, shoes, and all leather exposed to the weather" (lines 9-14).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Jolly, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: Men's shopping]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 20, 1983, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 56 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, April 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara describing a recent purchase he made for gifts for her and the family. He also discusses his personal finances and requests that she assist him in tailoring a uniform. He also includes his shopping list, which describes each item and it's cost.
Date: April 25, 1865
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Rent-a-seamstress]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 19, 1985, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 43 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Fabric]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 28, 1977, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 01 second
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Allergies pt. 4]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 31, 1985, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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