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[Young fishermen at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]

Description: Photograph of a family standing around a creek from which two children are fishing. The children, a boy between five and six years old and a girl between nine and twelve, hold fishing rods with lines cast into the water; a man sits on a log and watches. Other adults also stand on the creek bank. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College.
Date: [1980..]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Scrapbook Page: U.S.S. Texas Interior and Other Scenes]

Description: Photographs of the interior and other scenes from U.S.S. Texas. The first photograph is of members of the crew sitting in a library reading books, with a note that says "Crew's library U.S.S. Texas." The second photo is of the steering wheel in the pilot house of the ship. The third photo is of a flying fish, which according to a note was "caught on the deck in rough weather." The fourth photo is of an airship flying above U.S.S. Los Angeles.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Fishermen]

Description: Photograph of a group of men next to a river, with several men on the far bank with fishing poles in the background. In the foreground, on the closer bank, one man is holding a fishing pole and the rest are laying on the ground, with several fish hanging from a line tied between a tree and a pole.
Date: unknown
Creator: Braunig, Henry J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Photograph of Fishermen]

Description: Photograph of a group of men next to a river, with several men on the far bank with fishing poles in the background. In the foreground, on the closer bank, one man is aiming a rifle, another is holding a bucket, a few more are laying on the ground, and several fish are hanging from a line tied between a tree and a pole.
Date: unknown
Creator: Braunig, Henry J.
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Scrapbook Page: Mexican Shacks and Fishing]

Description: Photographs of shacks in Mexico and a fishing trip. The top left photo is of a small shack built out of sticks, with a man working on a wagon in the front yard. The top right photo is of Sterling's Ranch, a house surrounded by trees next to a dirt road. The middle photo is of shack with walls made of sticks and thatched roofs. The bottom left photo is of a woman standing outside of a wood-paneled shack with farm animals behind it and children playing in the yard. The bottom middle photo is of two men holding fish, with a handwritten note that says "'Horny Gar' caught at Lake Capote, Tex." The bottom right photo is of a shack with laundry drying on a line in the yard.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[News Script: Minnow counter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dr. A. L. Shook implementing his invention, the "Shookster Minnow Counter" to count minnows being sold to fishermen on Lake Texoma.
Date: September 20, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fish]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an upcoming fishing rodeo at Kidd Springs Lake in Dallas.
Date: May 10, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sea Turtle on a Beach]

Description: Photograph of a caught sea turtle lying prone on a beach. The turtle has a large hook in its mouth and appears to be deceased. A caption on the image reads, "Sea Turtle-Weight 700 pound-Caught at Port Isabel."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nat Dickey Photo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man and Woman Posing with Caught Fish]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing in front of strings of caught fish. The woman stands to the left of the fish and the man to the right and both are holding fishing poles. There is an illegible caption at the bottom of the image.
Date: July 10, 1920
Creator: Nat Dickey Photo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Builders welcomed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 20 nationally-recognized home builders winning a fishing trip to Mexico, sponsored by the Minneapolis-Honeywell Company.
Date: November 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fishermen jam two new lakes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two lakes, Benbrook Lake and Grapevine Lake, opening up to fishermen. Both lakes were packed with fishermen on their opening day.
Date: June 1, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fish rodeo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Boys and Girls Fishing Rodeo at White Lake in Fort Worth.
Date: August 28, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Casting tourney]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fishing lure casting contest at Forest Park in Fort Worth.
Date: August 7, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Lavon dam work near completion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Army engineers nearing the end of construction on the Lavon Dam on the Trinity River, intended to provide water to nearby communities and create a lake for recreation.
Date: November 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Reel]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an electric fishing reel invented by San Antonio store owner Allen Scott.
Date: May 20, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fish rodeo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fishing competition for Dallas youngsters, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Dallas Angler's Club.
Date: August 1, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fish]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about fish being brought to White Lake in Fort Worth in preparation for the upcoming fish rodeo for children.
Date: May 14, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Boat

Description: Patent for a sportsman boat. It can be lowered or raised in adjacent to the water level based on the intentions of the user.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Richardson, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Accidents take lives of four]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about four people trapped in quicksand-like mud in the Houston Ship Channel after their fishing boat ran aground. Two of the group died after spending a night in the mud, while two others were rescued.
Date: November 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections