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Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bottle-Stopper.

Description: Patent for "a bottle-stopper which shall not require any wire, cap or clamp for holding it and which shall by reason of its form and of the materials of which it is composed afford a tight joint or seal under all circumstances." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Davis, Clifton H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nozzle.

Description: Patent for a hose nozzle with increased capacity and efficiency. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 16, 1897
Creator: Adams, Don B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chicago harbor & bar, Illinois.

Description: Map shows railroads, churches, hospitals, streets, piers, excavation sites, and proposed new lighthouse and pier extensions. Includes explanatory notes. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:2400].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Federica and Brothers at the Majestic Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Federica and her brothers at the Majestic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. The portrait consists of Federica standing between her four brothers, facing right but looking at the camera. The men wear dark tuxedos with white shirts and bow ties. Federica wears a light-colored dress consisting of a three tiered ruffled skirt. Fine beading is present on the straps and low neckline of the dress. She wears a beaded headband and ballet shoes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Family Portrait with Dog]

Description: Postcard of a family portrait sent to J.B. Aguilera from Victoria. The photograph features four women and a boy seated around a dog. A baby is positioned against the belly of dog. The group is sitting in grass in front of a short fence, surrounded by foliage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1875
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Chicago wards, street names, railroads, piers, canals, levees, parks, select buildings, tunnels, and public institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the central portion of Chicago : showing railroads, depots and street transportation lines.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, elevated railroads, cable lines, horse cars, electric lines, docks, select buildings, public institutions, and parks; counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Includes index, explanation, and key to railroad depots. Inset: "Outline map of Chicago showing city limits, parks, and boulevards." Scale [ca. 1:16,350] and [ca. 1:1,964,160].
Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oil Burner

Description: Patent for a oil burner. "This invention relates to improvements in that class of burners used for burning hydrocarbon oils or liquid fuel, and while it is more especially intended to be used for heating steam generators or boiler" (8-12) illustrations included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Wafer, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Washington Park in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of four boats paddled by men dressed in white shirts under a wooden bridge. The scene is described as "Showing Rustic Bridge in one of the city's most beautiful parks. Located on the South Side and containing 371 acres." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 16, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum