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Cotton Scraper and Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton scraper and chopper. This design "consists of an oblong frame composed of a front piece, side beams, and the rear cross-beam, provided with the handles" (lines 29-32).
Date: August 13, 1889
Creator: White, John Calvin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Exterior of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Franklin County courthouse, with a bronze statue to the right. Two cars are parked outside the courthouse, and there is a dry cleaners to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Parking Lot Outside Store]

Description: Photograph of a parking lot outside a hardware and dry goods store in Bastrop, Texas. Other buildings are visible in the background, and there are a few cars in the lot.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Sign in Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a sign in the Franklin County courthouse. It reads: "Welcome to Franklin County Courthouse. No soliciting. Direct ry -->". There is a bench to the left, and a trash can to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Stores and Cars]

Description: Photograph of several cars and a motorcycle parked in front of a several buildings, including a real estate agency and a salon, in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Green Staircase]

Description: Photograph of a staircase with green steps and wrought-iron railing.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Monument for Memorial Committee]

Description: Photograph of a monument to the memorial committee of the Mount Vernon Civic League. There is a green bucket in front of the monument, and there are trees, cars, and shops in the background. The monument reads: "Mrs. J. M. Dupree, Mrs. R. T. Wilkinson, Sr., Mrs. Guy P. Hill, Mrs. J. B. Heywood, Mrs. M. L. Edwards, Mrs. Newt Fletcher, Mrs. Buck Petty, Mrs. W. T. Mahaffey, Mrs. Hick Majors. Memorial Committee, Mount Vernon Civic League".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Ramp and Pavilion]

Description: Photograph of a ramp leading up to a pavilion in Sulphur Springs, Texas. There are two lamps, one on either side of the ramp, and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Lockhart Pavilion]

Description: Photograph of a pavilion in Lockhart, Texas. An antique store, a library, and other stores are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Stores Next to Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of several stores, including a dry cleaners, a tax service, and a real estate agency, next to the Franklin County courthouse in Mount Vernon, Texas. Several cars are parked in front of the stores.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars Outside Store]

Description: Photograph of several cars parked outside a store, The Country Trunk, in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Old Jail Art Museum]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Old Jail Art Museum in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Old Franklin County Jail]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the old Franklin County jail. A sign is visible in front of the jail, and there are trees in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Witness Chair]

Description: Photograph of a witness chair in a courtroom in Mount Vernon, Texas. There are two doors in the background, and the carpet is green.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Judge's Bench in Courtroom]

Description: Photograph of a several wooden spectator benches facing a judge's bench in a courtroom in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Looking Down at Staircase]

Description: Photograph looking down at a staircase with green steps in a building in Mount Vernon, Texas. Signs at the bottom of the stairs point the way towards the offices of the Grand Jury, the District Court, and the District Clerk.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Courtroom Balcony]

Description: Photograph of a second floor balcony and the first floor in a courtroom in Mount Vernon, Texas. A clock hangs on the front of the railing, and there are two fans hanging from the ceiling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Doors to District Court]

Description: Photograph of a set of wooden double doors with the words "District Court" painted on the glass. There are two benches outside the doors, each pushed against one wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Ceiling Fan]

Description: Photograph of a ceiling fan next to a vent. The windows at the bottom of the photograph have green blinds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Twelve Wooden Chairs]

Description: Photograph of twelve wooden chairs in a courtroom in Mount Vernon, Texas. An open door is visible in the background. The windows in the background have green blinds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Room in Mount Vernon]

Description: Photograph of a room in Mount Vernon, Texas. A fan hangs from the ceiling, and the windows in the background have green blinds. There are wooden tables and benches visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Mount Vernon Courtroom]

Description: Photograph of a judge's bench, chairs, and tables in a courtroom in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Four Benches]

Description: Photograph of four wooden benches in a room with a low ceiling in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell