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Pecos Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Pecos County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:400,000] (12,000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1917
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Morriss, G. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Minutes from the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting - 1952-03-23]

Description: Minutes of LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held in Pecos, Texas, on March 22-23, 1952. Also included is Exhibit "A", Resolution on the Death of Honorable Ermilo Lozano, Past National President of LULAC.
Date: March 23, 1952
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Map of Pecos County, Texas

Description: Cadastral map of Pecos County, Texas in the Big Bend Country region. Some borders and features are marked in color. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Sullivan, Vernon L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Pecos County, Texas

Description: Cadastral map of Pecos County, Texas in the Big Bend Country region. A sketch in the lower-left corner corner shows Pecos County in relation to the surrounding counties. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for a new and useful horse detacher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Powers, Homer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark arrester for smokestacks. This design "consists of an inverted hollow cone suspended within a hollow and flaring receiver for the sparks . . . so as to deflect the sparks against a conical annular cover to the receiver, whereby the sparks are broken and thrown against an arrester located over the hollow cone, and by which the sparks are again broken . . . and continued in that course until extinguished" (lines 7-18).
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Green, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Eclipse Windmill]

Description: Photograph of the Eclipse Windmill (located at Canon Ranch District) in Pecos County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Photograph of Apple Train in Pecos Valley]

Description: Photograph of a train in the middle of an open field, with men standing on and around it. Text on the photo says "Apple train leaving the Pecos Valley," and a handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Pecos Valley and Northern Railway, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of John Selman. Selman is photographed from the torso up. He is wearing a white shirt and dark-colored jacket. Text below the photograph reads, "John Selman, photo made at For Stockton, Tex. in 1878."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pecos County WWII Memorial

Description: "Lest we Forget. A. J. Campbell, J. C. Daugherty, Miguel V. Franco, Guillermo Garcia, D. M. Garvin, G. W. Johnson, Howard Johnson, Don King, Ray LeGrand, James Lemeilleur, Ray McKinzie, Jimmy Moody, Robert P. Murchison, Paul Pace, James Parks, Jose Pena, Eulogio C. Rodriguez, Jose F. Rodriguez, Santiago Sanchez, Paul V. Slaten, Orville Smith, I. H. Stephenson, Felipe Tovar, Marvin Wynn. Pecos County World War II Memorial, Erected 1965 by American Legion of Pecos County."
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Paisano Pete

Description: WELCOME TO FORT STOCKTON. Paisano Pete, the "world's largest" roadrunner.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pecos County Zero Stone sign

Description: Pecos County "Zero Stone" the base point from which all West Texas land surveys originated. Stone dates from 1859.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pecos County WW I Memorial, close-up of plaque

Description: Pecos County WW I Memorial, plaque with names. PECOS COUNTY'S CONTRIBUTION 1917 - TO THE WORLD WAR - 1919 ABLE, J.D. HOEFS, E.G. PRYOR, IKE T. ACHTERBERG, ALBERT J. HOLLOWAY, E.H. PYLE, F.B. ACHTERBERG, GEORGE ISAAC, JOHN J. PYLE, T.H. BARR, R.E. JACKSON, BARNEY QUINTELA, JOSE BENNETT, R.A. JACKSON, H.L. RIGGS, STERLING BRAGG, W.R. JACKSON, JOE RIGGS, WALTER BROWN, W.L. JACKSON, MARK REDWINE, W.C. BROYLES, JACK JACKSON, W.C. RIGSBEE, JAMES E. BROYLES, JAMES JACKSON, O.K. ROONEY, PHILIP BURKETT, GEORGE JAMESON, W.C. ROONEY, O.A. CAMP, JO W. JESSUP, D.M. ROONEY, V.L. CAMPOS, ALBERTO JOHNS, URBAN ROTAN, GARNETTE CANNON, O.C. JOHNSON, T.W. RIZ, LEANDRO CASTRO, LIBRO LAKE, J.E. RYAN, B.H. CHIPMAN, E. LAMBERT, J.E. RYAN, J.W. COFFEY, W.L. LANG, C.H. SANDERSON, PRYOR CONNER, J.R. LEWIS, THEODORE SCOTT, WILL COSTELLO, JOSE LIGON, ASTIN SHARP, J.M. COWGILL, F. LIGON, LLOYD SHEDD, OWEN DACY, J. LIGON, E.B. SMITH, B.G. DAKAN, B.B. LITTLE, R.L. SMITH, L.S. DALTON, R. LIVINGSTON, H.R. STARNES, W.V. DAMS, M.A. LYLE, G.C. STONE, FRANCIS DAVIS, J.A. MAPES, EMMET STONE, L.W. DEES, A.H. MARINES, JOSE SULLIVAN, J.L. DUNCAN, F.C. MASON, H.F. SUMMERALL, GILES DURAN, M. MARTIN, CHARLIE TEN EYCK, ALFRED ELLIOTT, C.H. MARTIN, W.A. THEN EYCK, WILLIAM E. FARRIS, C.L. MARTIN, W.L. THOMPSON, C.L. FLORES, MANUEL McCALLUM, F.A. THOMPSON, C.P. FORD, S.P. McDOWELL, A.W. THOMPSON, MELVIN FRY, F.E. McKEE, J.R. TURNEY, M.L. FRY, S. McQUARTERS, R.B. UNKEFER, C.R. FUENTES, R. MENDEL, H.D. WALDO, A.W. FULCHER, A.W. METZGAR, R.H. WALKER, K.B. FREET, A.T. METCALF, CONDREY WALKER, L.R. FLETCHER, BOB MOFFETT, J.D. WATSON, E.L. GARCIA, S.R. MOORE, JOHN WHEELER, HENRY GILMAN, C.E. MOORE, W.L. WESTERMAN, W.B. GIRVIN, E.R. MUSGRAVE, W.W. WEVER, RALPH GIVEN, R.A. NEAL, J.R. WILBANK, W.H. GLENN, W.D. NIMON, E.J. WILBURN, C.A. GRABLE, H.M. ONSURES, SEBERO WILEY, J.B. GRAEFF, WALTER PASCHAL, J.H. WILLIAMS, C.W. HALLFORD, E.W. PINA, SOTERO WILLIAMS, E.R. HALLFORD, JOE PENA, ...
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Site of Fort Stockton Monument, Pecos County

Description: "Site of Fort Stockton Monument. Established on the Comanche Trail, March 2, 1859. As a protection to the San Antonio - San Diego mail route - named in honor of Commodore Robert Field Stockton, 1795-1866, who captured California for the United States. A state stand on the San Diego line, 1858-1861. Evacuated by federal troops during the Civil War. Reoccupied July 1867, permanently abandoned June 30, 1886."
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Sesquicentennial Monument, Pecos County

Description: "Dedicated to the Pioneer Spirit of the 13,176 people of Pecos County to commemorate the celebration of the Texas Sesquicentennial, 1836-1986. Dedicated Dec. 13th, 1986.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Windmills on I-10

Description: Windmills on I-10, between Ozona and Fort Stockton.
Date: August 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Windmills on I-10

Description: Windmills on I-10, between Ozona and Fort Stockton.
Date: August 3, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries