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[Trucks in Field]

Description: Photograph of crates stacked under wooden poles set up on a field. A sign is visible to the left, in front of a truck with several soldiers around it. There are more trucks parked to the right.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Children in an Outdoor Crate]

Description: Photograph of two children wearing hats and white shirts who are sitting in a crate and surrounded by greenery.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Supply Depot]

Description: Photograph of soldiers taking crates out of the back of trucks at a supply depot.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Espejo Farm, Bermuda Onions, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an Bermuda onion harvest at the Espejo farm in Laredo, Texas. A letter on the back is addressed to Mrs. N. L. Green about the author's visit (to place unknown) and plans to leave again.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[The Birch McClendon Food Store]

Description: The only information about this picture comes from a legend on the back of it: Mrs. Vernon Hill father & n of [sic] Chester Claywell Mr. Lord. grocery [illegible] Specialty Shop [written vertically] DW Griffith It is featured in "Time was in Mineral Wells" on page 128 as "Birch McClendon Food Store, located at 211 Southeast 1st Street."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Egg-Case.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in egg case, that "relates to folding boxes or crates such as are usually employed for packing and shipping eggs and various other articles" (line 10-12).
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Prechtel, Charles A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Description: Patent for a crate for shipping bananas that does not hurt the fruit during shipping. The crate separates the bunches so the bananas do not get crushed, and the crate is ventilated to prevent decay.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Crate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved folding crate. This design "consists, in a folding crate, of a closed-bottom and open work top and sides, each made in two parts, hinged to each other at their adjacent ends . . . the upright bars, having tenons upon their ends; the strengthening-bars, each made in two parts . . . the hooks and eyes; the hasps and staples; and the rod and staple, whereby the crate is made strong and firm, and allowed to be folded compactly for reshipment" (lines 18-29).
Date: February 1, 1881
Creator: Van Hutton, William Bruno
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Collapsible Crate

Description: Patent for a collapsible crate. Illustration included.
Date: March 21, 1903
Creator: Orr, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Egg-Crate.

Description: Patent for an egg-crate that has "hinged sections, the middle section being composed of a solid block with cavities top and bottom corresponding with cavities formed in the lower and the top surface respectively of the upper and the lower portions which fit on opposite sides of the middle solid portion, the said three portions or sections being hinged together and provided with a suitable fastening" (lines 16-25).
Date: February 6, 1894
Creator: West, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2 Donkeys

Description: Photograph of two donkeys on a cobblestone street, outside of a building. The donkeys are saddled with crates holding glass bottles.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Crate-Fastening

Description: Patent for crate fastening to secure the top firmly but also allow it to be easily removed. It was designed for an egg crate but is applicable to crates in general, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Damon, Sylvester Will
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department