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[Fluffy Cat in a Basket]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a fluffy gray and white cat in a basket with a blue ribbon. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Paris, Texas, Care Frisco Auditors Office. It is postmarked Terrell, Texas on Jun 13, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Loving Easter Greeting

Description: Color postcard depicting a little girl sitting between two baskets full of eggs. She is dressed in a Dutch costume with little wooden shoes. She holds tulips in her hand. Inscribed on the card is "Loving Easter Greeting". The card is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 509 Broadway, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on April 16, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Wire Basket.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire basket. This design "consists in a certain combination, arrangement, and connection of a series of wires, whereby great strength is attained, the same including upper and lower hoop wires, upright or straight wires arranged to connect said hoops and wire frame bottom, and reversely-arranged diagonal wires or braces also connecting the top and bottom hoops, and twisted or wrapped around the upright wires intermediately of their length" (lines 13-22).
Date: October 16, 1883
Creator: Moore, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for simple, inexpensive, and fast-acting a washing-machine for clothes and dishes. It does not take much work to use. It has two bodies that are secured together.
Date: October 22, 1895
Creator: Brooks, Richard P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoop-Fastening for Buckets, &c.

Description: Reissued patent for a a hoop fastening "to hold the hoops on buckets, barrels, kegs, and other like vessels in an effective manner, and to prevent them from dropping off when the vessel dries and shrinks" (lines 8-12).
Date: June 5, 1883
Creator: Phillips, Hiram B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Scoop.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cotton scoop and is "adapted to have its tines yield to facilitate its insertion in a mass of cotton" (lines 13-14).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Brown, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Valentine Thoughts

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a flying cupid carrying a basket of roses on a silver background. Written below, are the words, "Valentine thoughts." Correspondence on the back reads, "I was in Paris Sunday but didn't see 'pap' haven't seen him since last summer. Be a good 'Little Rosa' Your friend, Ross." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla, High St. It is postmarked Feb 7, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Woman

Description: Copy photograph of Diane Owen holding a small basket. Behind her is a potted tree. On the floor are flowers and a birdcage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy photograph of pedestrians in a street in Old Medina, Casablanca, Morocco. At the side of the street are vendors selling pottery and baskets. A handwritten note on the photograph reads, "Old Medina, Casablanca."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Eloise Roe, Basketmaker]

Description: Black and white photograph of Eloise Roe, a basket maker, weaving parts of a basket-in-the-making. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Man and Woman in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the right shows Matilda Skenell Key Hefner as an elderly woman. She is wearing a shawl around her head, holding a basket and standing n front of a house. The image on the left shows Francis Marion Hefner in a cowboy hat holding Kit Carson Hefner as a baby. Behind them is a picket fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Matilda Skenell Key Hefner as an elderly woman. She is wearing a shawl around her head, holding a basket and standing n front of a house. The image on the right shows Francis Marion Hefner in a cowboy hat holding Kit Carson Hefner as a baby. Behind them is a picket fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Farm Yard

Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the left shows Matilda Skenell Key Hefner as an elderly woman. She is wearing a shawl around her head, holding a basket and standing n front of a house. The image on the right shows Francis Marion Hefner in a cowboy hat holding Kit Carson Hefner as a baby. Behind them is a picket fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library