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[Photograph of Framing of the Maintenance Building]

Description: A photograph of the framing of the Maintenance Building at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. Three construction men stand near the metal A-frame of the building - two on ladders and one on the ground. Several power and phone lines can be seen strung on poles close to the top of the building, and a basketball court is slightly obscured but in the background. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Maintenance building."
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for vehicle-wheels that "automatically" expand and contract (lines 8-10); including illustration and instructions
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Mabry, D. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[The Construction Site of the Mineral Wells Savings and Loan, 3 of 3: The East Side of the Construction]

Description: This series of photographs of the construction of Mineral Wells Savings and Loan was taken in 1975. Demolition of the Howard Building began March 17, 1975, to make room for the Savings and Loan. D.M. Howard was the first of five brothers to arrive from North Carolina. He later sent for his other brothers to establish the Howard Brothers Department Stores complex in the early 1900's. The Baker Hotel, directly across E. Hubbard north of the Savings and Loan, is seen to the left of the picture. Across SE 1st Street, to the south, were the Piggly Wiggly Grocery store (at the site of Mineral Wells' first Post Office) and the S & H Green Stamp store. The First State Bank now [2012] occupies this entire city block.
Date: 1975
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 20, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore that covers his activities, the weather, the crops, and the farm's animals. He wrote that Linnet was invited to a party. He also shares his views on several members of their community. He recounts the work to churn butter. He also writes about building a chimney. He recounts Linnet's work around the house and on the farm.
Date: November 20, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his wife Mary in which he writes about a trip Linnet is making to a fair. He also writes about picking cotton; what he has to eat; the pear crop; and requests information on family and friends. He writes about the building project he in involved in. Linnet reports on the fair she attended. She had fun, but the fair was "a poor thing." He said Linnet's trip cost $2.30. He lists who was at the fair and what they did. He discusses the rain and its effect on different crops. He states that there were four new cases of yellow fever at Memphis. He lists the activities and chores performed by Linnet. He updates Mary on the people he has seen and heard from.
Date: October 29, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet and C. B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Moore, and her cousin Birdie McGee. Linnet writes about the trip she made with her father to by a cape, some shoes, and some flour. She gives the details of the party she threw and a list of the individuals who attended. She expects the house to be done by next week. Mary Kennedy and her mother are moving to Dallas. She said she was invited on a trip with friends, but could not go as it would require an overnight stay. Charles B. Moore wrote to Mary Moore that the house is ready for the shingles. He updates Mary on the crops; the health of family and friends; her flowers
Date: November 7, 1897
Creator: Moore, Linnet & Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Will McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 21st, 1898]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore in which he discusses ordering two buggy catalogs, freight charges, and the cost of new buggies. He also provides descriptions of some of the buggies. He said that he is part of the team that will build the Union School House. He gives the details of the bid process. Will says that the construction is only possible due to the because Mr. Love took insurance out on all the school buildings in the district. Each building was covered up to $350.00. He also writes about the birthday party for grandma and Birdie and the adventure he had returning items that were used at the party.
Date: March 21, 1898
Creator: McGee, Will
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is smart about work, but not about book learning.
Date: October 16, 1891
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fireproof Floor Construction.

Description: Patent for fireproofing floor construction in a durable and huge manner. The parts that support and brace the flooring with v-shaped anchors and concrete walling, assist with fireproofing the floor.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Shield, Patrick T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Clark Hall during construction]

Description: Photograph of Clark Hall while under construction. Clark Hall was named for Miss Edith L. Clark, the first dean of women, 1916-1944. Located on the corner of Maple Street and Avenue C, Clark is one of UNT's "standard halls" that houses mainly freshmen.
Date: 196u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clark Hall during construction]

Description: Photograph of Clark Hall while under construction. Clark Hall was named for Miss Edith L. Clark, the first dean of women, 1916-1944. Located on the corner of Maple Street and Avenue C, Clark is one of UNT's "standard halls" that houses mainly freshmen.
Date: 196u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clark Hall during construction]

Description: Photograph of the removal of a house on the future site of Clark Hall. Clark Hall was named for Miss Edith L. Clark, the first dean of women, 1916-1944. Located on the corner of Maple Street and Avenue C, Clark is one of UNT's "standard halls" that houses mainly freshmen.
Date: 196u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Guidance for erection and construction of curved I-girder bridges

Description: "This report summarizes the methods, results, and recommendations from a research investigation on the behavior of horizontally curved girders during construction. This information provides guidance on critical issues that bridge engineers face when designing curved steel plate I-girders."
Date: May 2010
Creator: Stith, Jason; Schuh, Andrew; Farris, Jamie; Petruzzi, Brian; Helwig, Todd; Williamson, Eric et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department