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[Portrait of Girl with Doll and Boy with Puppy]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified girl and an unidentified boy posed sitting on a bench - the girl, on the right, holds a toy doll in her hands and the boy, on the left, holds a Cocker Spaniel puppy in his lap. The children appear to be wearing clothes that are a bit dirty and dusty.
Date: unknown
Creator: Broadway Studio
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett's doll collection, consisting of 360 dolls of all sorts at the time this paper was written. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture Mrs. Pruett uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from Mrs. Pruett's collection.
Date: 1974
Creator: Espinosa, Rebecca Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Grandmother's Doll Collection

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a doll collection comprised of three hundred dolls representing every era from 1400 C.E. to the 1970s. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture the author's grandmother uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from the author's collection.
Date: 1970
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Howard Early Martin]

Description: Photograph of Howard Early Martin as a baby lying on a fabric-covered chair out-of-doors. He appears to be holding a toy in his left hand. Behind the chair is a grassy lawn, a bush, and a few trees. The frame of the photograph contains a poem by James Whitcomb Riley: "And to dream the old dreams o'er is a luxury divine, / When my truant fancies wander to those old school days of mine."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Coin-Bank or Toy Safe

Description: Patent for "coin-banks or toy safes for containing hoarded coin" (lines 8-9). To provide a simple mechanism which "can be manufactured at an extremely low cost, which shall be of marked simplicity in construction, and in which coin will be securely contained..." (lines 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Little car]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a David Moore, a young Fort Worth boy with a child-sized automobile built by his father, Jimmie Moore.
Date: September 12, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Santa for Dallas orphans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas county foster children receiving presents from Santa Claus at children's homes around the region.
Date: December 19, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Toy cars in corp court]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about special toy cars used in Fort Worth's Corporation Court to demonstrate the position of cars involved in accidents.
Date: February 25, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Miss Martha Hejl, a doll dressmaker in Fort Worth, working to complete a number of dresses for a Mardi Gras auction benefiting Laneri High School.
Date: January 4, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Small car]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a custom-built miniature automobile, received by a young Fort Worth boy for Christmas.
Date: December 26, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Museum]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening of the Fort Worth Children's Museum to the public.
Date: January 26, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Toy Fountain.

Description: Patent for toy foundation. It is "an improved form of toy fountain by which a column of water or other liquid may be discharged into the air from a suitable reservoir by pueumatic pressure" (lines 8-11).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Attwater, Henry P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Xmas in July]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an early preview of Christmas merchandise at a wholesale market in Dallas.
Date: June 6, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Variety market]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Christmas market show hosted by the National Association of Variety Shows in Dallas. New toys and other household items are displayed for sale.
Date: January 18, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Five year old is tractor jockety]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a young Fort Worth boy, Ricky Vaughn, learning to drive a tiny gas-powered tractor constructed by his father, American Airlines pilot Prentis I. Vaughn.
Date: October 9, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Merry Christmas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about several Christmas gift ideas available in local shops around town.
Date: December 12, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Toys]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Management Club of the Convair aircraft company repairing toys to be distributed to needy children in Fort Worth at Christmas.
Date: November 26, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections