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Lake Shore

Description: Copy negative of an article in the Taylor County Yearbook with a picture of the shore of Lytle Lake in Abilene, Texas. The article is encouraging readers to buy land in Abilene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Irrigation

Description: Copy negative of a section of the Taylor County Yearbook with an article about farming in the area, with two pictures of irrigation farming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horse and Buggy

Description: Copy negative of an article in the Taylor County Yearbook promoting great farming conditions in the area and the opportunity of sharecropping. There is a picture in the middle of the page of a road with fields on each side and a man standing with a horse and buggy on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Farmers With Cotton Bales

Description: Copy photograph of farms with cotton bales. Several farmers stand behind a barbed wire fence with cotton bales in trucks. Behind them is a wooden building with a tall chimney.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Grain Elevator

Description: Copy negative of an Abilene elevator company grain elevator, other buildings, and power lines.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Biography of Jesse Blackwell]

Description: This report gives a brief overview of the life of Jesse Blackwell, telling about his family and career as an educator.
Date: c. 1969
Creator: Valenzuela, Velma
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 89, July 1985 - April, 1986

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 575.
Date: 1985/1986
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research.
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Group of Men By Tractor]

Description: Photograph of ten young men standing in front of and on a tractor. They are wearing collared shirts and jeans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Harvesting Cotton]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a tractor through a cotton field. He is collecting cotton. He is covered by an umbrella on the tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Harvesting Cotton]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a tractor that's harvesting cotton. He is covered by an umbrella. Another man is standing nearby, and another man is following the tractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 90, July 1986 - April, 1987

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 449.
Date: 1986/1987
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay bailing machine. "The invention relates to bailing-presses, and more particularly to that class adapted for bailing hay, straw, &c.; and it has for one object to provide a simple and efficient construction in which a continuous rotation of the bailing-lever will act in conjunction with a retractile spring to reciprocate the plunger" (lines 7-13). "A further object of the invention is to provide a simple and efficient construction of detent for holding the gate after the hay or other material has been compressed and while the piston is retracted" (lines 14-18). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Garrett, Irvin H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to fence post design in which a base is added to hold the post upright while keeping it above ground to prevent deterioration from soil with illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Winter Farm Equipment]

Description: Photograph of farm equipment in the Michigan snow. In the high-contrast image, the plow mechanics are distinguished against the white snow.
Date: January 30, 1957
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man with Sheep]

Description: Photograph of a man leading a herd of sheep in a field. The man carries a cane and smokes a pipe, and a sheepdog follows the group of sheep.
Date: September 1962
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man with Sheep]

Description: Photograph of a man leading a herd of sheep in a field. The man carries a cane and smokes a pipe, and a sheepdog follows the group of sheep.
Date: September 1962
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial Photograph]

Description: Aerial Photograph of a farming land. In the image, land is sectioned off by fences and has different variations in tone depending on the crop that's being grown and whether it has been harvested. This is an "Impro" Print. A name that Joe gave to a process that dropped all mid tones from a photo and reduced the image to pure black or pure white. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7560-39
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Corn]

Description: Photograph of a man twisting corn off the stalk. In the image, another man stands behind him pulling from another stalk, both men are wearing overalls with long-sleeved button-ups and hats.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blank Subscription]

Description: Note written by Charles B. Moore discussing his life and how the boycott affected his work as a millwright and how he finds more freedom as a farmer with the help of his wife and daughter. Other side of the page is an order form for a book: The Cyclopedic Review of Current History, to be published in 1893.
Date: 1893
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man Sitting in Doorway]

Description: Photograph of an unknown man sitting inside a doorway wearing overalls. In the image, a boy stands along the wall on the left half in view.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White, August 8, 1909]

Description: Letter from J. W. Berry to Claude White in which he describes the drought and its impact on the crops. He also writes about the work he has put in to the farm and says that he would like to stay there for four or five years.
Date: August 8, 1909
Creator: Berry, J. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improvement in Saw-Set.

Description: Patent for an invention "which can be used for setting the teeth of all kinds of saws by hand, and without requiring and intricate machinery" (lines 15-18). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: February 15, 1870
Creator: Harris, H. A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department