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Gage.

Description: Patent for a gage that has a beam with a saw kerf at one end, a clamp made up of a tube with parallel wings that are inserted into the kerf, a scribing point in the tube, "and means for clamping the separated ends of the beam tightly against the parallel wings of the clamp" (lines 57-59).
Date: November 12, 1895
Creator: Holmes, Elijah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Level.

Description: Patent for a spirit level, which measures more accurately than other models and allows quicker calculation of where the wood needs to be moved to be level.
Date: November 23, 1909
Creator: Brittain, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Halcyon Watkins, July 23, 2015

Description: Interview with Halcyon Watkins, a veterinarian from Prairie View, Texas. In her interview, Watkins discusses her family background, and her education at St. Frances de Sales School in Virginia, a Catholic boarding school for African American girls. She also discusses her education at Texas Southern University and Tuskegee University. While a student at TSU, Watkins participated in lunch counter and bus station sit-ins in Houston.
Date: July 23, 2015
Creator: Watkins, Halcyon & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with James E. Johnson, July 21, 2015

Description: Interview with James E. Johnson, a retired professor of education from Prairie View, Texas. Johnson earned a doctorate from Texas A&M in 1967 and taught at Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern University. In his interview, he discusses his early life, military service, attending Texas A&M, racial integration, and his career as an educator.
Date: July 21, 2015
Creator: Johnson, James E. & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Amy Boykin, July 9, 2015

Description: Interview with Amy Boykin, retired educator from Prairie View, Texas. She discusses her childhood in Prairie View, her education, her employment at Bishop College and McKinney schools, experiences with racial discrimination in Texas, and her activism.
Date: July 9, 2015
Creator: Boykin, Amy & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Al and Larneatha Bowdre, July 14, 2015

Description: Interview with Al and Larneatha Bowdre, retired couple from Prairie View, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Bowdre discuss their childhood experiences, education, and raising their family in Texas. Mr. Bowdre also discusses his work as a volunteer firefighter.
Date: July 14, 2015
Creator: Bowdre, Al; Bowdre, Larneatha; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow with an adjustable pitch and share.
Date: October 1, 1912
Creator: KilPatrick, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Autograph Book of Maggie Hampton]

Description: Signature and address book used by Maggie Mayfield Hampton during her time teaching at the Fred Douglas school in Prairie View, Texas. Various friends at the school wrote notes to Maggie in the book. The journal has a purple fabric cover with a flower pattern; decorative embellishments are on the front, including flowers and the letters "Auto."
Date: 1906-09/1907-05~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, June 4, 1879]

Description: Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part discusses mutual acquaintances, and John's wishes that Emma will not forget their memories together. The second part, dated for "Wednesday eve", discusses his and Miss Genie's relationship, what Miss Genie thinks of Emma, and Emma not feeling well.
Date: June 4, 1879
Creator: Brewer, John C.
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

Oral History Interview with Wayne Sadberry, July 8, 2015

Description: Interview with Wayne Sadberry, a curator at the Brazos Valley African-American Museum from Prairie View, Texas. Sadberry discusses his early life, family background, and living under Jim Crow segregation. Sadberry also discusses his education at St. Emma Military Academy in Powhatan, Virginia and service in the Air Force. He also discusses working as a research assistant on a grant project to Antarctica while a graduate student at Texas A&M.
Date: July 8, 2015
Creator: Sadberry, Wayne & Moye, Todd
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Frank Jackson, July 7, 2015

Description: Interview with Frank Jackson, mayor of Prairie View, Texas. In the interview, Jackson discusses his early life and education in Luling, Texas, living under Jim Crow, his service in the U.S. Navy, the incorporation of Prairie View, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Date: July 16, 2015
Creator: Jackson, Frank & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Waller Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1980
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Waller Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department