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[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This token is silver-colored and says "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side, and, on the other: Liberal Reading Club, Beaumont, Tex.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[The Jack Family Home]

Description: Colored illustration of a one-story house with a covered front porch; it belonged to Nellie Parker Davis Jack and her husband J.W. Jack and was located in Beaumont, Texas. The illustration features a landscaped front yard and the silhouette of a small animal standing on the walkway. A few handwritten notes on the back read, "Aunt Nellie's House, Beaumont, Tex, Nellie Parker Davis Jack, Aunt Nellie was sister to Mrs. T.M. Willis, Abilene."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Log-Hauling Locomotive.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in log hauling locomotives, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 7, 1898
Creator: Fletcher, William Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Handle-Bar.

Description: Patent for "handle-bars for bicycles, velocipedes, and the like; and the primary object is to enable the successful use of animals' horns in the formation thereof and to provide for the adjustment and securing of such handle-bars in either a raised or lowered position or at any point within range of a circular adjustment" (lines 8-15).
Date: September 6, 1898
Creator: Martin, John L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drawers-Supporter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful drawers supporter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: James, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-Refillable Bottle.

Description: Patent for improvements to non-refillable bottles to prevent tampering and/or re-filling of container with alternate substance. Item is designed to be used on any ordinary bottle.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Allen, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Country Club in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a two story white building with a blue roof obscured by trees, described as "Country Club Beaumont, Texas." The message on the back reads, "Dallas, Tx. 10-31-11 Can't find "Jack" in Dallas either. H. H. 10-31-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: October 31, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Burning Oil Tanks]

Description: Postcard of an oil tanker erupting in flames, described as "Burning oil tanks, Beaumont, Texas, containing 37,000 bbls. each." On the back, a message reads, "Jack must be froze, I haven't been able to get in touch with his whereabouts. H. H. 11-4-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 4, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Crocket Street in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a pink tinted road upon which horse drawn carts walk, described as "Crocket Street, Junction of Pearl, Beaumont, Texas." A paper clipping of a boxer is pasted on the back of the postcard with the message written as follows, "This fellow's first name is Jack, would "Johnson" fit for your "Jack's" last name? H. H. 11-7-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: July 11, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Calder Avenue in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a stone roadway lined with trees and houses on either side, described as "Calder Avenue, looking East, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, a clipping with the word "Cold" is pasted on the postcard. The message reads "Jack is sick in bed with a bad cold better come and doctor him. H. H. 11-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 9, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Aerial View of Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of a prosperous little town, described as "Bird's Eye View, Beaumont, Texas." A newspaper clipping that reads "Don't feel blue," is pasted on the back of the postcard with the words, "For Jack is ever true" below it. The rest of the message is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 8, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of County Court House in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a red brick three story building partially obscured by a large tree, described as "County court house Beaumont, Texas." A newspaper clipping of the word " "If-," is pasted to the back of the postcard, with the words "I only knew who Jack was. H. H. 11/12-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 12, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Electrically-Actuated Sawmill Set-Works

Description: Patent for an electrically-actuated sawmill set-works that regulates movement of the clutch-stop and set-shaft, which determines the extent of knee-movement including illustrations.
Date: October 16, 1900
Creator: Carroll, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cheese-Cutting Gage.

Description: Letter Patent for gage "for cutting articles in bulk, such as whole cheese" (lines 9-10); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pittman, J. P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Woman Looking at Locket]

Description: Postcard of a brown haired woman wearing a brown and cream colored dress looking inside an open locket. The scene is described as "The Old Miniature." The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Do I know you? I think I should, judging from the number of times Jim has spoken to me of you. We spent yesterday in Calrent - am very sorry I could not make Beaumont a short visit this summer. Clem." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin, 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 13, 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Baby Inside a Flower Basket]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a baby sitting inside a flower basket with purple flowers. The baby is holding a heart on the right and the banner on the left. The banner says "To My Valentine." The basket has two pink ribbons. The wall behind the basket is green. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Stray Tom Cat]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of two cats on a roof at night, one descending and the other salivating with the message "Cheer up! We all have our little troubles!" near his head. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 30, 1910
Creator: F. A. Mobb
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Country Club in Beaumont, Tex.]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with a white fenced terrace on the second level and brown roofing. The letter written across the face of the postcard is illegible. The message on the back reads, "Your card are very much appreciated - know you are "hard" at work again." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: October 4, 1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Poem]

Description: Postcard of a poem which reads, "Well I'll swear - I ain't got nothing, Ain't had nothing, Don't want nothing 'cept you. I ain't seen nobody, Ain't had nobody, Ain't loved nobody, That's true. But if you'll love me, I'll love you; If you want money tho', I won't do. Cause I ain't got nothing, Never had nothing, Don't want nothing, 'Cept you." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 5, 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Cherub Waiting to Ring Bells]

Description: Postcard of a winged child wearing a Santa Claus costume looking at a pocket watch while holding a rope attached to two bells. The message on the front reads, "Good Luck be yours in the New Year." The message on the back reads, "With love and all good wishes for 1916 Mamie! Julia Borden." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1915
Creator: Julia Borden
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Angels Ringing Bells]

Description: Postcard of two winged children pulling on strings that ring two large bells surrounded by mistletoe. The message below them reads, "Ring out the old, Ring in the new, A happy New Year May sweetest pleasures your heart delight. To render all your New Year bright." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1913
Creator: Frank Ackree
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Santa Claus With Bell]

Description: Postcard of Santa Claus holding a golden bell with two sacks of toys at his feet, walking towards a black stocking. The words on the postcard read, "May you lack naught to make yours a most happy Xmas." The message on the back reads, "Wishing you a very Merry Xmas Julia Borden." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1913
Creator: Julia Borden
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mistletoe Wreath in Window]

Description: Postcard of a mistletoe wreath hanging in a snow covered window with the words "May Christmas and our Love be your heart's evergreens from," written in gold. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 24, 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum