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Ward County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ward 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 to denote the addition of Emigrant Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Jelinek, L. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rail-joint. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a railroad-rail having notches in its flanges, of a fish-plate composed of a single piece of metal adapted to embrace the flange and web of the rail, said fish-plate being plain on one side and provided on the other side with ribs, perforated lugs projecting from the ribs at the ends of the fish-plate, said fish-plate being provided with perforations on one side to align with notches in the rail-flange, and notches in the other side out of alignment with the rail-flange" (lines 3-14).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Davis, Benjamin Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in windmills with a novel construction. This specific construction will help create much more efficiency than the existing windmills.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Ham, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lap Link

Description: Patent for a lap link. Illustration included.
Date: June 27, 1906
Creator: Long, Abijah
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Virginia Tucker Schulze with Friends, 1910

Description: Three women on horseback. Virginia Tucker Schulze with friends at a ranch in Pyote, Texas. Back of photo reads: “First ride to Brown tank, Madeline, Henrietta and Virginia.” Virginia Schulze was married to C. P. Schulze, Sr. The Schulze family owned Irving Lumber Company from the town's inception in 1903 until the 1980s.
Date: 1908 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

Ward County memorial to WWI and WWII

Description: IN MEMORY OF THE MEN & WOMEN FROM WARD COUNTY WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN ALL WORLD WARS THAT LIBERTY SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ward County Courthouse, Monahans

Description: Ward County Courthouse, Monahans. Built 1940 by architects Townes & Funk. It replaced the 1893 courthouse that was located in Barstow.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of a street in Pyote, Texas with stores, cars, and power lines. Some of the stores visible are the Corner Grocery and Market, Sunset Cafe, and Tom's Place.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Military Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Pyote Air Base. There are buildings, planes, and men in the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Virginia Tucker Schulze on Horseback, 1910

Description: Virginia Tucker Schulze on horseback at a ranch in Pyote, Texas. Virginia was the wife of C. P. Schulze, Sr. The Schulze family owned the Irving Lumber Company form it inception in 1903 until it closed during the 1980s. Back of photo reads: "My first ride to Brown's tank, August 1910."
Date: 1908 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas

Description: "This picture of Antonio G. Cano was taken in Grand Falls, Texas on December 12, 1914. Her husband, Martin, was a loyal follower of Pancho Villa. They later moved to Grand Falls in 1925." This statement was made by Alma Cano and was included in a research paper by Delfina Heredin for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: December 12, 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ward County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1902
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ward County

Description: Map of Ward County, Texas in the Big Bend Country region. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1890
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Celia Acosta on First Holy Communion

Description: Photograph of Celia Acosta at age 7, dressed for her first Holy Communion. The photo was taken in Grandfalls, Texas on March 29, 1923. She wears a white dress with a crown and veil and holds a candle and a little book.
Date: March 29, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Celia Acosta

Description: Paper describing a photograph of Celia Acosta at age 7, dressed for her first Holy Communion. It also contains other biographical information about Celia.
Date: 1972
Creator: Valerio, Enedina
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

First Methodist Church Alterations: Basement Plan

Description: Basement plan for alterations to the First Methodist Church in Monahans, Texas. It includes a revised basement plan along with the present floor plan, details at hall and furnace, typical interior partition, door schedule, and window schedule.
Date: 1947~
Creator: Hugh C. Dickson & Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

First Methodist Church Alterations: Plot Plan

Description: Plot plan for alterations to the First Methodist Church in Monahans, Texas. It includes a simple plan for the building's location, with its present location noted next to it.
Date: 1947~
Creator: Hugh C. Dickson & Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

First Methodist Church Alterations: Structural Plan

Description: Structural plan for alterations to the First Methodist Church in Monahans, Texas. It includes a first floor plan, detailed structural plan, column details, and wall construction diagram.
Date: 1947~
Creator: Hugh C. Dickson & Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.