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[The Ginocchio]

Description: Photograph of The Ginocchio building. There is a trolley visible on the right side of the image with some people on it. Written below the image are "Marshall, Texas" and "Jim Van Wert Collection."
Date: unknown
Creator: Van Wert, Jim
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Inside the Ginocchio Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a small railing inside the Ginocchio Hotel lobby. Written below the image are "The Ginocchio Hotel - 'Murphy's Stoop' - through the railings of the staircase's first landing - accessible only from the hotel managers office goings on in the lobby could be quietly observed from the small balcony and the manager could intervene if necessary" and "Don Watson Photo."
Date: unknown
Creator: Watson, Don
Partner: The Grace Museum

[The Ginocchio Hotel Main Desk]

Description: Photograph of the Ginocchio Hotel main desk as seen from through an archway. Written below the image are "[sic] The Ginocchio Hotel - Main Desk also showing off the Edison Arch The first electric lights in the southwest - the arches operated on wet cell batteries" and "Don Watson Photo."
Date: unknown
Creator: Watson, Don
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train #52 in Marshall, Texas]

Description: Photograph of train #52 in Marshall, Texas. There is a second train engine directly in front of train #52. On the other side of the fence from the trains there is a car. A man is also visible in the corner of the photo. Written below the image are "Marshall, Texas" and "Howard Studios Photo."
Date: unknown
Creator: Howard Studios
Partner: The Grace Museum

Oral History Interview with John Wilborn, June 25, 2015

Description: Interview with John Wilborn, an educator from Marshall, Texas. In the interview, Wilborn discusses his early life, growing up under Jim Crow segregation, community activism, attending college, military service, school integration, and becoming involved in local politics in Marshall.
Date: June 23, 2015
Creator: Wilborn, John; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Dulaney, Marvin & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Zephaniah Timmins, June 18, 2015

Description: Interview with Zephaniah Timmins, Harrison County Commissioner from Marshall, Texas. In his interview, Timmins discusses his family history, experiences with segregation and discrimination, civil rights activism, and his involvement in local politics.
Date: June 18, 2015
Creator: Timmins, Zephaniah & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Wilson, Mrs. Charles, June 6, 2015

Description: Interview with Mrs. Charles Wilson, president of the Harrison County NAACP from Marshall, Texas. In the interview, Mrs. Wilson discusses her family background, early education, living in a segregated neighborhood, and her education. She also talks about the effects of school integration, racial violence, and resistance to civil rights. Wilson also discusses her family life and work as a teacher. Finally she discusses the current state of racial equality in Marshall.
Date: June 6, 2015
Creator: Wilson, Mrs. Charles & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Rubye Jones and Julia Williams, June 30, 2015

Description: Interview with Rubye Jones and Julia Williams, from Marshall, Texas. In the interview, Jones and Williams discuss their family backgrounds, higher education at Bishop and Wiley Colleges, experiences with racial discrimination, and their involvement with the Civil Rights Movement. Ms. Jones's uncle Romeo Williams, was a prominent African-American civil rights attorney in Marshall who was killed in an accident in 1960.
Date: June 30, 2015
Creator: Jones, Rubye; Williams, Julia; Bynum, Katherine & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Peanut Picker and Pea Huller.

Description: Patent for a new and improved Peanut Picker and Pea Huller, which picks peanuts from the vines and removes them without damaging the peanuts through beating or flailing. The invention also operates at a minimum amount of power while discharging the peanuts or peas free of dust.
Date: May 13, 1913
Creator: Berry, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piston Packing.

Description: Patent for a new and improved piston packing. This design consists in a "piston head cast entire and having radial arms bored out, in combination with the piston-segments, the steam-ports in the piston-plates, and stems of said segments, packing expansible rings on said stems, and the expansible packing-rings inclosing the said piston-segments" (lines 87-93).
Date: February 7, 1888
Creator: St. James, Henry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for a new improved Roller Cotton-Press. The "invention relates to machines for compressing cotton and other similar material into the form of cylindrical bales." (lines 15-18). Includes description and illustrations.
Date: July 19, 1887
Creator: Evans, Henry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut-lock. This design "is to produce a nut-lock which will require a minimum number of parts to adjust, will require no other tools than a wrench, which will stay where adjusted in spite of any amount of pounding or concussion, and which, when desired, may be removed without difficulty. To this end [the] invention consists in a nut provided with a serrated face and a washer having sharp spring-lips engaging with the serrations. [The] invention also consists in a peculiarly-constructed washer for locking the nut" (lines 18-30).
Date: December 6, 1887
Creator: Parks, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department