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[Portrait of Mag Parker]

Description: Photograph of a professional portrait of Margaret Field Cox, née Parker. She was known by her nickname "Mag" to some. She is a frizzy-haired woman wearing a high-collared ensemble with a sizable floral boutonniere pinned to her chest. On the back of the photograph's mat are handwritten notes which reads, "This belongs to Mrs. Geo W. McDaniel. Aunt Mag Parker (Mrs. Sam Field, later Mrs. Sam Cox)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Carrie Will Howell]

Description: Photograph of Carrie Will Howell. She sits on the arm of a chair with her feet on the seat and one hand on the back. She is wearing a white dress.
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

"Galveston Entrance, Texas"

Description: Navigation chart of the entrance to Galveston Bay and showing a plat map of the city of Galveston
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Galveston Entrance, Texas.

Description: Map shows northeast end of Galveston Island, the city of Galveston, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point; streets, railroads, shipping channels, jetties, and buoys. Includes notes on tides, storm warnings, abbreviations, authorities, heights, and navigation notes. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1915
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sewing marching attachment, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Girardeau, St. Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Retaining Wall, Bulkhead, &c.

Description: Patent for certain new and improved invention for protecting the banker or face of the ground from erosion.
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Judson, William V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle-Tire.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tires for "use with bicycles" (line 10).
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Lewis, George Harris
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Lace Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shoe lace fastener, including illustrations.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Nicholls, George Habberton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam and Water Separator.

Description: Patent for improvements in steam and water separator to “eliminate water, entrained moisture, grease, or other impurities from steam at any pressure and automatically discharge the water of condensation and other impurities from the trap and permit the steam to pass in a thoroughly-dry condition to the point of use.” (Lines 13-19) Illustration is included.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Separating Trap

Description: Patent for a steam eliminator for engines or other machinery to deliver steam with as little moisture as possible including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Cox, John R.; Wright, George H. & Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Friction-Clutch

Description: Patent for "a clutch wherein the members composing the clutch are adapted to transmit motion from one to the other by frictional engagement thereof " (lines 12-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Ford, James Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index

Description: Patent for "a simple and compact index in which the available space will be utilized as perfectly as possible". (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Hausinger, Henry August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Seawall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of the concrete seawall raising the road several feet above the beach. A man stands behind the railing looking at a couple walking along the rail further down the road. The scene is described as "Sea wall and Boulevard, Galveston, Texas." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Broadway Esplanade in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a dirt path in a courtyard leading to a statue on top of a column. "Write soon?" is written below the title. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: August 3, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oleanders in Bloom]

Description: Postcard of a tree with pink and white blooms. The letter on the back reads, "Sorry I won't get to see all of you before leaving for the winter - Expect to go to San Angelo next week - Put a substitute for us in the club and for goodness sake don't forget me for I hope to get back to that town some day - With best to you and your mother. Adelaide." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin + 3rd Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 18, 1916
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Flagstaff Hotel at Galveston Island]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Gulf of Mexico with a pier upon which a parking lot, hotel, and swimming pool are built. The back of the postcard adds, "Flagship Hotel over Gulf of Mexico Galveston Island, Texas Every room overlooks surf. Private balconies, entertainment nightly, complimentary cocktail hour, mourning newspaper, night time snack. International buffet breakfast. Outstanding steak, seafood cuisine. One of the Southwest's outstanding resort hotels. 25th Beach, Galveston. (713) 762-8691 Houston (713) 488-2555."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Bible

Description: Front cover of a book (identified as a Bible). There is handwriting in ink on the cover that is partially legible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez 2]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez Seaside Resort]

Description: Postcard of a red six story building with red roofing at the edge of the coast, where many people play in the surf at the beach. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Galvez Galveston, Texas "Texas' Finest Seaside Resort Hotel" "An Affiliated National Hotel" A dignified resort overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Near amusement center, yet quiet and restful. Fronting safe, clean beach. Large, spacious lobby and sun rooms. Coffee Shop and open air dining terrace. Excellent food."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum