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Aerial View of Military Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parade Float

Description: Copy negative of a parade float at Kelly Field, Texas. There is a model airplane covered in flowers on top of the float, which is also covered in flowers. Text on the float says "Kelly Field;" there is also an emblem made in flowers on the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bexar County.

Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

General Highway Map Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, gas fields, structures, and landmarks. Map includes fourteen inset maps (Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Inset No. 3, Inset No. 4, Macdona, Mangus Corner, Von Ormy, Somerset, Cassin, Thelma, Losoya, Buena Vista, and Southton), a key to counties diagram, and a legend in the lower-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Description: Cadastral map of the 1648 acre Fort Concho Reserve, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, mail stations, and Fort Concho. Scale [ca. 1:17,000] (500 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing towns, roads and highways, railroads, and landmarks. Map includes eight inset maps: Helotes, Monte Robles Park, Oakland Estates, Airport City, Luxello, Leon Springs, Kentwood Manor, and Inset Map No. 1. A hand drawn line has been made on the map in approximation of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1966
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Bexar County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bexar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink and denote the addition of roads and highways, crossings, and landmarks. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Rowe, S. J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Trolley Cut-Out.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved cut-out designed for use on trolley-wires, electric light and power wires, and telegraph wires, the cut-out being arranged to reduce the danger from such wires incident to the breaking of the live wires." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, Theodore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Description: Patent for gun locks: "This invention relates to the arrangement of a complete hair trigger for Colt's revolving pistols, which is so constructed that it may be adjusted to anyone of said pistols without the assistance of a gunsmith, the only tool required for the purpose being a screw driver." (lines 21-26.)
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Schenck, F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Good Luck Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has a green, four-leaf clover on one side with a horseshoe that says, "Good Luck"; on the other it has the text: "Roosevelt Buffet, Good for 1 Glass of Keg Beer, 227 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted blue and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Three Similarly Dressed Women Standing on a Lawn in San Antonio]

Description: Black and white photograph of three women standing on a lawn and posing for a photograph. All three of them are wearing long dark skirt, long dark jackets, hats, and shoes. Their shadows are visible behind them; the shadow of an individual in a hat is also visible in the foreground, although the actual individual is not. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Pattie - Bertha - Alva. Taken in San Antonio on Alva's birthday. She is the girl who went to Chicago with us."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

Description: Plaque containing a tile from the Alamo, given as gift to Texas Independence Day Organization on March 2, 1955. The wooden plaque contains the tile at the top and a badly-damaged document underneath giving the history of the Alamo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Black and white photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a chicken trapped in a mailbox is prodded out by a man holding a plunger at the open end. The mailbox is unusually large to accommodate the chicken and even has a graphic of a chicken on its side. A large crowd is gathered around to watch the spectacle, a traditional event, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Salute to Youth Awards]

Description: Program for the Salute to Youth Awards ceremony hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc.
Date: unknown
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[1-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1 [cent] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-Less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Saloon Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 2 1/2 at the Bar" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Bull Bros. Saloon, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[2-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 2 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-Less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted red and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted green and says, "Good for $1.00 in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum