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[Brownsville, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Brownsville, Texas in 1904. On the left side of the image buildings line a street with trees lining the right. Horse drawn carriages are visible on the street. Handwritten text on back reads "Brownsville, 1904".
Date: 1904
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Soldiers in Covered Wagons]

Description: Postcard of a train of covered wagons driving down a dirty road in the desert with various shrubs and desert plants visible on the left and right. In the foreground on the right two cavalry soldiers on horseback are standing next to the first horse-drawn wagon and a handwritten note on the front of the postcard reads "Hiking Thru Texas."
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Elizabeth Street in Brownsville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Elizabeth Street in Brownsville, Texas. Automobiles and horse drawn carriages are pictured in the street with buildings on either side. On the left side of the photo a sign outside a store reads "Willman's Drug Store". Handwritten text on the back reads "1904 or 1905".
Date: 1904/1905
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street between Cedar and Bolivar Streets. This was the fourth fire station in Denton and the department moved there in 1890. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon. The two white horses were Nip and Tuck. The ladder wagon was pulled by black and white horses, George and Henry.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Denton Fire Department]

Description: Exterior view of the City of Denton Fire Department and City Hall on West Oak Street on the block between Cedar and Bolivar. There are a number of unidentified men standing in front of fire station along with a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon and a horse-drawn chemical wagon.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Ringling Brothers Circus in Cleburne, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Circus in Cleburne, Texas, parading through the downtown. There are several elephants visible walking in a line and two ornate tableau wagons, each drawn by a team of four horses. There is a large crowd in front of the shops lining the street.
Date: 1896
Partner: Johnson County Historical Commission

[Postcard of a Car & Horse Drawn Buggy]

Description: Postcard of a car and horse drawn buggy. In the car there is one man and two small children in the back. The buggy is pulled by one light horse and one dark horse with two men standing next to the buggy. In the background is a light picket fence going around a home. The postcard is addressed to Anton Juenger of Beeville, Texas.
Date: August 30, 1910
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Vehicle-Tire.

Description: Patent for "tires such as are used for automobiles and other like vehicles in which it is desirable to absorb the shocks incident to rapid travel over road by means of an inherent resiliency in the tire" (lines 12-16) including illustration.
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Pepple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

John [Rothsmitt] Meat Market

Description: Photograph of John Rothsmitt Meat Market. The market is in a one-story building. There is a wooden awning in front of the store. Men, women, and children are standing outside of the store along with a horse-drawn wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hotel Eckels [later New Park Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the the street side view of Hotel Eckels. A horse drawn carriage with "Hotel Eckels" painted on the side is to the left of the building. A horse pulling a wagon with three men sitting in it is in the front of the building. The hotel is made of brick and is three stories tall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saccar
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

West Side of Lavaca County Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of cotton seed being hauled to the oil mill. In the foreground are horses pulling wagons on a dirt road. In the background are buildings on the square with trees along the road. According to accompanying information, this is the opera building under construction and the J.M. Vesmirovsky and Company General Store.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Description: Postcard of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The church is constructed of brick and has a bell tower. In the foreground are two horses pulling wooden wagons and men and women are standing outside. On the bottom of the postcard, "Catholic Church, Hallettsville, Texas. 2206" is written. There is handwriting on the back that says, "Dear Tina, Will drop you this card to tell you know that I'll be there this evening if it don't rain any more. I tell you we sure did have a big rain here. So I'll come if I [unreadable] can get off. Yours, Albert M." Accompanying information lists the street address as 313 S. Texana St., Hallettsville, Texas and gives background information on the history of the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Lindenburg Hotel

Description: Photograph of Lindenburg Hotel. The exterior of the hotel is white and has a porch on the first and second floor. Two horse drawn carriages are in front of the hotel along with men and women sitting and standing in the area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Carriage Under an Awning]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in front of the entrance to a building in Wilson County, Texas. A horse and a carriage stand under the building's awning to the left, and more carriages are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
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