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[Fishing Near Kerrville]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. and John T. Willis, Jr. fishing near Kerrville, TX. John, Jr. stands in front of his father, holding a fishing net in the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Bee Hive.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bee hive. This design consists of "the combination, with the removable section, having the right-angled slots and the comb-frames of the securing-bar" (lines 95-98).
Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Norwood, John M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).
Date: October 22, 1889
Creator: MacDonald, Peter M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improved washing machine "in which is employed a rotary agitator or dasher with blades, and it has for its objects among others to provide an improved construction whereby better results are attained, the construction simplified and made cheaper, less liable to become inoperative or injured and easier to operate" (lines 16-22). It has a cover with a hinged lid.
Date: April 4, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Albert Grant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improvement in the vertical wheel of windmills including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1889
Creator: Dietert, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thimble.

Description: Patent for an improved design of thimble which includes a needle-threader and a thread-cutter that can be used without removal of the thimble from the finger through the design of metal cone shapes as part of the thimble's design.
Date: November 21, 1905
Creator: Huntington, Spencer Hinsdale
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portrait of Men

Description: Copy negative of Charley and Lafe Vonn seated side by side. They are both wearing suits, vests and neckties.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[John Todd Willis, Jr. at Creek]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. at a creek. He holds a fishing net in one hand and looks down at the water. The creek and several trees can be seen behind him.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. Fishing]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. fishing. John T. Willis, Sr. stands with his hands in his pockets, and wears a flat cap. John Todd Willis, Jr. stands in front of his father and is dipping his fishing net into the water. The creek and trees can be seen behind them.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Texas Attorney General Opinion: S-106

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, John Ben Shepperd, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Legality of operating Legion State Sanatorium, Kerrville, Texas, as a branch of the San Antonio State Tuberculosis Hospital.
Date: October 13, 1953
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Kelly Peareson and Mary Peareson at Camp Mystic in Kerrville, TX]

Description: Photographic print of Kelly Peareson and Mary Peareson at Camp Mystic in Kerrville, TX about 1936. Kelly is wearing a striped blouse with puffy short sleeves and a v-neck collar with shorts. Mary is wearing a white blouse with large collar at v neck and white shorts. Other girls are seated in the grass behind them (one to the right of Mary has a large "T" on the front of her white shirt. Partial view of girls standing to left top corner.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[First Presbyterian Church Conference Group Picture]

Description: Photograph of a large group of members of the first Presbyterian Conference in Kerrville, Texas. The group is standing in front of a large stone building with arched entrances visible on the far lefthand side of the image. There are approximately three rows of people standing and a smaller group of people sitting on the ground at the front. There are several children sitting in the grass at the front as well. Everyone is facing the camera, and several people are smiling. The women and girls are all wearing simple cotton dresses, and the men are wearing trousers and collared shirts. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Westminster, Kerrville 1st. Presby. Conf.". There are also two stamps that read "712" and "THE FOX CO. San Antonio, Tex. JULY 1946".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People in Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of people swimming in a pool. There are men, women, and children in the pool. Two of the girls are wearing white swimming caps.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group Walking Outside]

Description: Photograph of a group of people walking across a lawn. The group consists of men, women, and children. Most are dressed casually. At the front of the lawn, near the road in the foreground, are evenly spaced cement blocks. Trees are visible in the distant background. According to accompanying information, the people are at a Mexican conference and on their way to the swimming pool.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Ministers as Westminster Encampment]

Description: Photograph of a group of ministers at a Presbytery conference standing outside at Westminster Encampment. Most of the men are dressed in suit and ties, but one is wearing a t-shirt. On either side of the group are wooden pillars and large bushes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Four People]

Description: Photograph of a group of four people, two men and two women, at an unnamed conference. The men are wearing button-down shirts and ties. The woman standing behind and in between the two men is wearing t-shirt and headscarf. The woman standing on the left of the men is wearing a yellow blouse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Auditorium at Westminster Encampment]

Description: Photograph of the Robbins-Lewis Auditorium at Westminster Encampment. The building is made of stone and is in the style of a Spanish mission. Above the main door is a sign reading "Robbins-Lewis Auditorium Westminster 1837." On top of the front of the building is a tower and bell. A large lawn is in front of the structure.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary