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Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for a new ironing table that folds into a compact form. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Beacham, John Brandon
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash Holder

Description: Patent for a sash-holder, which "consists in an improved sash-fastener embodying novel features" (lines 16-18). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Beck, George Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive wire-stretcher that can easily stretch a wire in a series on a fence in such a way that the stretcher doesn't need to brace against a post.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Sparkman, James S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Fergusson, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for wire stretcher which draw fence-wire and hold the stack. This device is used mainly while working with fence-wires and supplemental tie-wires.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Halpain, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard. This invention is for use with railways to prevent passage of stock over the tracks. Illustration included.
Date: May 14, 1906
Creator: Jungman, Leo A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Bob and Erin Carr in East Texas]

Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard in 1957. The couple is surrounded by tall wildflowers. Erin Carr is standing to the left of Bob Carr.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr]

Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas home during their 50th wedding anniversary. Bob Carr is standing to the left of Erin Carr. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr with children]

Description: Photograph of Bob Carr, Erin Carr and their children during their 50th wedding anniversary. Eleven people are featured in the photograph. Bob Carr is standing sixth from left and Erin Carr is standing seventh from the left. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Newspaper Clipping: Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton, April 15, 1910]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Twenty-Five Years Ago in Hamilton: Items from the Herald of April 15, 1885," which provides a list of the County officials at the time and events that happened on that date. It appeared in The Hamilton Herald on April 15, 1910.
Date: April 15, 1910
Creator: The Hamilton Herald
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 16, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to his wife while he traveled and worked as a judge. He informed her of money he had sent her way and where he planned to put the rest of his money. John ended the letter by letting her know he had arrived at his destination safely.
Date: October 16, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Truman E. Roberts to John J. Herrera - 1970-06-04]

Description: Letter from Judge Truman E. Roberts thanking John J. Herrera for his support during the judge's re-election campaign. A handwritten note reads "Thanks for everything."
Date: June 4, 1970
Creator: Roberts, Truman E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Francis Marion Graves House]

Description: Photograph of the Francis Marion Graves House (located at 201 West Ross Street) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Francis Marion Graves House]

Description: Photograph of the Francis Marion Graves House (located at 201 West Ross Street) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Francis Marion Graves House]

Description: Photograph of the Francis Marion Graves House (located at 201 West Ross Street) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Rock House Masonic Lodge]

Description: Photograph of the Rock House Masonic Lodge (located at 6 1/2 miles East, FM 22, 1 mile South) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: July 14, 1970
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Francis Marion Graves House]

Description: Photograph of the Francis Marion Graves House (located at 201 West Ross Street) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Rock House Masonic Lodge]

Description: Photograph of the Rock House Masonic Lodge (located at 6 1/2 miles East, FM 22, 1 mile South) in Hamilton, Texas.
Date: July 14, 1970
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission