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Waco and Northwestern Railroad Company Survey

Description: Survey map of Kent County, Texas, showing the Waco & Northwestern Railroads Company lands. The map includes the Salt Fork of the Brazos River. Each block of land includes information about what it contains (e.g. cotton field, trees found, iron pipe). Scale [ca. 7,000] (200 varas to the inch).
Date: December 1951
Creator: Estes, M. R.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Kent County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kent County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of roads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Station Indicator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved train station indicator. This design calls for two drums or rollers around which a banner with the different train station names and phrases written sequentially. A hand crank turns the drums, moving the banner to the desired name or phrase, as well as ringing a bell to alert passengers.
Date: December 26, 1882
Creator: Holloman, Harvey A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Family in Car

Description: Copy negative of a man seated in the driver's seat of an automobile and a woman and young boy standing next to the car. The woman is wearing a dress and the boy is wearing a blazer.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mexican Revival

Description: Copy negative of a group of Mexican-Americans at a revival. The group includes "Cookie" Rojas, his wife Mrs. Rojas and their baby. Standing with them is another man, three women in dresses, and four children. In the background is a tent.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Kent County

Description: Map of Kent County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Kent County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 3, 1882
Creator: Matthews, Sam. P.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Kent County

Description: Map of Kent County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Kent County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 4, 1880
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Kent County

Description: Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies. Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.
Date: July 1889
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Texas General Land Office

School Building Girard, Texas: Miscellaneous Details

Description: Miscellaneous details for a combined elementary and high school building in Girard, Texas. It includes typical window details, typical door frame details, door details, details of kitchen pass window, typical shelving details, typical stage details, details of bulletin board, typical chalkboard details, typical toilet details, and screen wire detail.
Date: 1950
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

School Building Girard, Texas: Foundation Plan

Description: Foundation plan for a combined elementary and high school building in Girard, Texas. It includes a layout of the building's foundation, plan of grade beam at outside wall building corners, typical grade beam, typical pier and footing, and pier and footing schedule.
Date: 1950
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

School Building Girard, Texas: Plot Plan and Index

Description: Plot plan and index for a combined elementary and high school building in Girard, Texas. It includes an index to general, structural, and mechanical drawings, plot and roof plan, detail of expansion joint, details of concrete curb and steps, corner detail, details of concrete sidewalk and curb, and key to materials.
Date: 1950
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.