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Victoria Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Victoria County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Matzow, Fr & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fire and Burglar Proof Safe.

Description: Patent for a safe "constructed as to be safe from fire and burglars, and at which the same time may be made lighter, and may be less expensive in manufacture than when made in the usual way." (para. 4). Additionally, safe is airtight and water-proof.
Date: March 18, 1870
Creator: Wilkins, Samuel Adams
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medical Compound.

Description: Patent for improvements in medical compounds: "provide a new and useful preparation for the treatment and cure of kidney and bladder affections" (lines 9-11).
Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Page, Thomas L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 cents in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Hall's Place, Victoria, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[7 1/2-Cent Bar Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 7 1/2 [cents] at Bar" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Dietz & Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Half-breed Brahmin calves

Description: Photograph of three calves standing in an open area. A fence is in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Two turkey vultures

Description: Photograph of two baby turkey vulture birds on the ground in a field.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Wagner's oak, Victoria County, Texas

Description: Photograph of an oak tree that the photographer measured to be 65 feet high, 21 feet in circumference, with a branch spread of 123 x 126 feet.
Date: August 26, 1914
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Heavy mistletoe infestation on elm tree, Victoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of two children standing behind a fence on a ridge. An Elm tree stands between them, its branches loaded with mistletoe. The children are looking down at the photographer who was standing below the ridge.
Date: March 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Sleet scene [in] Victoria

Description: Photograph of a field that is covered in snow. A house is in the background behind a fence.
Date: December 20, 1909
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Eupatorium Alternifolium

Description: Photograph of Eupatorium Alternifolium: A tree or bush with white or light flowers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

L. F. Jecker at Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of L. F. Jecker at Circle Bayou in Victoria County, Texas.
Date: January 20, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Driving cattle on prairie

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle on an open plain.
Date: June 22, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Rooster

Description: Photograph of a rooster in a yard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Corral full of cattle

Description: Photograph of hundreds of cattle in a corral. In the background, a cowboy can be seen working with the herd.
Date: June 22, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Half-breed Brahmin calves

Description: Photograph of three calves standing in an open area. A fence is in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library