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[Women in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of two women standing in a kitchen looking at the contents of a cabinet. The woman on the left is wearing a suit and the woman on the right is wearing a dress with an apron and slippers. It appears that the woman on the left is teaching the woman on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[People Washing Dishes Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a man and two women in a yard washing dishes in large pots outdoors. A dog is lying down in the foreground and several chickens are walking in the yard. Visible behind them are some wooden shacks or sheds.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Women in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of two women standing in a kitchen organizing dishes and silverware. The woman on the left wears a suit and the woman on the right wears a dress with an apron and slippers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from W. H. McGee to Mary Ann Moore, September 18, 1909]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by W. H. McGee and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McGee informs Moore of the goings-on in Sumner County. The news includes: an update on the dry and windy weather which has caused much mess in the home with dust flying everywhere, agricultural news on what has been planted and what is successful at present, a discussion about a dinner McGee and his family had with Alice and Frank Griffin, a dialogue about McGee's son who is growing quickly and is now crawling, details about Aunt Bettie's health, an aside about the rural route which will bring mail to his home, and a discussion about Cousin Lou. McGee closes the letter by stating that he will write soon and more often to Mary Ann Moore.
Date: September 18, 1909
Creator: McGee, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Captain Charles R. Griggs, March 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from the parents of Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning their recent efforts in spring cleaning their home: "I started spring house cleaning, the xxxx living room and [dining] room have been finished." Mrs. Griggs also would like her china from France but "it was bought when sets of six were made, now I need eight."
Date: March 28, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for simple, inexpensive, and fast-acting a washing-machine for clothes and dishes. It does not take much work to use. It has two bodies that are secured together.
Date: October 22, 1895
Creator: Brooks, Richard P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Train Cup and Saucer]

Description: Photograph of a white cup and saucer that have a thick yellow line and a thin black line around the edges. There is also a logo stamped on each piece that says "The Eagle" below the image of a train with an eagle on top. Handwritten text below the image says "T&P Cup & Saucer as used on Eagle Trains."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Plate Stamped with Texas & Pacific Logo]

Description: Photograph of a china plate with detailed decorations around the lip and a Texas & Pacific Railway logo stamped in the center. A smaller image to the right shows a close-up view of the logo. Handwritten text below the photos says, "T&P Service Plate: 10 3/4" dia. Lamberton Scammell white with gold leaf T&P diamond logo 2 7/8" x 1 3/4" at centre. Wide border comes in 1 3/4" from edge and includes lots more gold Has wide rim stripe followed by a pinstripe followed by a band of tiny red-rimed [sic] leaf shapes. Inside that are golden floral baskets (6) filled with pink roses and tiny blue flowers alternating with 6 hanging medalions [sic] with green stones - all connected by a super-ornate chain of guilt leaves-with-berries and bows with hangs like looping banners framing everything else."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum

[China Stamped with Texas & Pacific Logo]

Description: Photograph of an oval china dish with a red "T&P" stamp on the inner face. A smaller image above the photo shows a close-up of the Texas & Pacific Railway logo. Handwritten text below the image says, "T&P oval vegetable dish - T&P logo red brick on white china, 6" x 4 1/2" oval, backstamped "Union Porcelain Works NY" - 1890 era."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Platter Stamped with Texas & Pacific Logo]

Description: Photograph of a white china platter with designs around the raised edge including a stamped "T&P" logo; the plate is on a red cloth and has an orange sticker next to the logo. Text under the image says: "T&P China Platter - 1/16" rust red stripe near edge inside that is a very narrow grey pinstripe wit geometric shapes and arrows all grey. Ultra fancy T&P diamond logo at top just inside border. - T&P white on rust centre oval, Texas and Pacific around that in orange, inside corners of doubled lined diamond (which has orange shade lines) are - Texarkana, Shreveport, El Paso, and New Orleans (all orange) "Old Ivory" O P. Co. Syracuse, no RR B/S. Has a small "3" which could be a date coding. Plate is large oval 11 11/16" x 8 1/16" ivory-white with centre recess."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum