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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.
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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
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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Monahans Sandhills State Park

Description: This is an illustrated map for Monahans Sandhills State Park located near the town of Monahans in Ward County, Texas. The map shows the parks access routes, camp sites, and the legend shows the location of the parks amenities.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

High School Building Monahans, Texas: Miscellaneous Details

Description: Miscellaneous details for a high school building in Monahans, Texas. It includes details of portable ticket booth, elevation of typical locker cage, detail of covered passage, typical details of girls' and boys' toilets, details of men's and women's public toilets, and details of trophy cases.
Date: 1948
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.