Search Results

Life of Lucius, Sam, and Oren Bunton

Description: This research paper is a biography about Lucius Bunton and his sons, Sam and Oren who lived in Shafter and Marfa, Texas during the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. It tells of their many ranches in West Texas. Walter Gardner wrote this paper for his American History class at Marfa High School in 1965.
Date: 1965
Creator: Gardner, Walter
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ranch House in Central Kansas, 1867

Description: Photograph of a pioneer family standing in front of a log cabin. A woman in a striped skirt and apron and a small child in a dark dress stand in the doorway. Next to the doorway sits a young girl in a printed skirt and apron. A man in a dark hat stands with a deer on the right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gardner, Alexander
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing-machine. This design "is to simplify and improve the construction of washing machines and to enable clothes to be thoroughly washed without liability of injuring them" (lines 10-14). This design consists in "a frame comprising the legs, the rounds connecting the legs, and the parallel horizontal side bars connecting the upper ends of the legs at each side of the frame, the ends of the frame being open at the top, a diamond-shaped washing-machine body journaled between the sides of the frame, the spiral springs arranged at each end of the horizontal bars" (lines 89-98).
Date: October 25, 1892
Creator: Gardner, David
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Newspaper Clipping: Nations Leaders Voice Eulogies for Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the eulogies read by prominent politicians at Sam Rayburn's funeral, including words spoken by President Kennedy, Congressman John W. McCormack, former President Herbert Hoover, former President Harry S. Truman, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, and others. On the back of the clippings are advertisements for Kraft and other articles.
Date: November 17, 1961
Creator: Bridge, Gardner
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum