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Guadalupe Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Guadalupe County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, the Old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten legend with hand drawn red lines to impose San Antonio Road, Road from New Braunels to Seguin, Gonzales Road, Seguin Road, and Mill Road in 1854 onto published map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1919
Creator: Davis, Grady W. & Matzow, Fr.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Guadalupe County

Description: Cadastral map of Guadalupe County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. No scale indicated.
Date: March 23, 1854
Creator: Willke, H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pump.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pump. This design utilizes a new combination and arrangement of cylinders, pistons, pipes, chambers, valves, screws, levers, and air and water vessels to pump water more effectively.
Date: May 31, 1881
Creator: Maney, Henry, Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cylindrical Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cylindrical power-source. This design "consists in the combination of a cylindrical slotted frame with a series of blades which are connected together in pairs, and which are alternately forced through the slots in the frame to receive the force of the wind or water and then retracted, so that they will offer no resistance during a portion of the revolution of the frame. . . . The object of [the] invention is to produce a motor which is adapted for use either as a wind-wheel or a water-wheel" (lines 13-27).
Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Hutchinson, Thomas E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pats Place, August O. Schultz Prop., Phone 229, 115 W. Court St., Seguin, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Weighing Cotton]

Description: Negative of two people weighing cotton in a field. The scale is attached to a truck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Students at Picnic]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students eating outside near a school bus. All the students are boys. They are holding paper plates and sitting on the ground. The school building can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students sitting outside the school building. There is a sign on the school building that says, "Lower Valley School Dist. No. 33."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Students In Lines]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students lined up in front of the school building. The students are divided by age into two lines. The younger children are lined up in the foreground, while the older students are lined up on the other side of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Students Holding Tractor Maintenance Kits]

Description: Photograph of eleven male Lower Valley School students holding 4-H Live-Power Kit for first year tractor maintenance. The first boy in the front row is Larry Baumann, the second boy in the middle row is Andrew Friesenhahn and the third boy in the back row is Harvey Seiler. Next to him is Mr. Lutrell Watts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Group of Men By Tractor]

Description: Photograph of ten young men standing in front of and on a tractor. They are wearing collared shirts and jeans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Maxine Watts With Spotty]

Description: Photograph of Maxine Watts, a teacher at Lower Valley School, in her garden with her dog, Spotty. Watts is wearing a straw hat and yellow dress. She is planting a plant.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Harvesting Cotton]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a tractor through a cotton field. He is collecting cotton. He is covered by an umbrella on the tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Maxine Watts With Spotty]

Description: Photograph of Maxine Watts standing near a car with dog Spotty. She is wearing a red dress and is holding a white handbag. The Lower Valley School building is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Volleyball Game]

Description: Photograph of a volleyball game. The teams are divided by men and women. The women are wearing white shirts and red shorts and the men are wearing white shirts and blue jeans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Students On Playground]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students on a merry-go-round on the school playground. They are with their teacher, Mrs. Maxine Watts. She is sitting next to her dog, Spotty. Next to Spotty is Larry Baumann. In the background is the school building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Information on War Ration Books

Description: Letter written by Roland O. Mueller about war rations and war ration books. The letter mentions rations for farmers and war-era recycling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mueller, Roland O.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students posing outside the schoolhouse for a class portrait. The students are sitting and standing in three rows. Two girls in the front row hold a sign that says Lower Valley School.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Mr. Watts With Gravel]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Lutrell Watts standing near mounds of gravel on the Lower Valley School grounds. His dog, Spotty, is standing on one of the mounds. The teacherage building is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Harvesting Cotton]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a tractor that's harvesting cotton. He is covered by an umbrella. Another man is standing nearby, and another man is following the tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Teacherage Garden]

Description: Photograph of the teacherage garden at Lower Valley School. Beyond the garden the teacherage building and school building are visible. There is laundry hanging from a line on the porch of the teacherage. The sign on the school building says, "Lower Valley School Dist. No. 33."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students standing outside the original schoolhouse for a class portrait. They students are arranged in three rows. The children in the back row are standing on chairs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students posed outside the school building. The students are posed in three rows. The younger children stand in the front row. The school building is visible in the background. A sign on the building says, "Lower Valley School Dist. No. 33." The picture was taken in spring or summer. Children from both the lower and higher grades are shown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Maxine & Lutrell Watts: Statement by Maxine]

Description: Statement written by Maxine Watts giving a brief history of her own and her husband's experiences teaching the the Lower Valley Community and participation in the Lions Club.
Date: 1990
Creator: Watts, Maxine
Item Type: Text
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College