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[Women Gardening]

Description: Photograph of two women standing in a field, leaning over and pulling vegetables out of the ground. A house and a telephone pole are visible in the background.
Date: May 1957
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Woman Gardening]

Description: Photograph of a woman picking vegetables in a garden with houses in the background. Some baskets are visible in the foreground. The gardens are separated by wire fences.
Date: February 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Women Gardening]

Description: Photograph of two women leaning over and pulling a root vegetable out of the ground in a field. A wooden house and fields are visible behind them.
Date: May 1957
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Woman Gardening]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing between rows of vegetables in a garden. She uses a hoe or similar tool. A small wooden house is visible in the background.
Date: May 6, 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: News briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering two news stories. The first story is about a record-breaking sweet potato grown by D.L. "Buck" Nelson in Fort Worth, weighing in at over six pounds. The second story is about Pete Vardas, a young Euless man facing charges for a bank robbery earlier in the year, also being found guilty of automobile theft.
Date: October 25, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A Mini-Park]

Description: The women of Mineral Wells beautified the town by planting vacant lots. This "Mini-park" was located in the 200 block of Hubbard Street, and is now [2008] a parking lot adjacent to Murray's Grill.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[News Script: Garden center]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the ribbon cutting ceremony for Dallas' new garden center.
Date: February 9, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dillman's Farm at Austin Community Gardens]

Description: Photograph of a section of garden at the Austin Community Garden. A wooden sign that says "Dillman's Farm" is in the foreground, indicating the plot as belonging to the Dillmans. Wooden stakes and leafy plants are visible in front of a chain-link fence running along the border of the garden. A hose snakes up into view at the back of the Dillman plot.
Date: September 1975
Creator: Fluitt, Mike
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Flower show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a flower show at the Dallas Garden Center.
Date: March 16, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of River Oaks Garden Club #1]

Description: Postcard of perfectly thick rows of salmon colored Azaleas. The edge of the postcard reads, "River Oaks Garden Club Annual Azalea Trail in March." The back of the postcard adds, "River Oaks Garden Club organized 1927. Purpose: Stimulating knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs; sharing advantages of association through conference and correspondence; aiding in protection of native plants and birds; and encouraging civic planting. Address: River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civivs. 2503 Westheimer Road, Houston 6, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: River Oaks Garden Club of Houston, Texas
Location Info:
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of River Oaks Garden Club #2]

Description: Postcard of perfectly thick rows of salmon colored Azaleas. The edge of the postcard reads, "River Oaks Garden Club Annual Azalea Trail in March." The back of the postcard adds, "River Oaks Garden Club organized 1927. Purpose: Stimulating knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs; sharing advantages of association through conference and correspondence; aiding in protection of native plants and birds; and encouraging civic planting. Address: River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civics. 2503 Westheimer Road, Houston 6, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: River Oaks Garden Club of Houston, Texas
Location Info:
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of National Flower and Garden Show Exhibit at Houston]

Description: Postcard of well manicured flower gardens at the center of and surrounding a circular drive that leads to a white house with marble columns and two stories. The edge of the postcard reads "National Flower and Garden Show Exhibit at Houston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Attracting more than 200,000 visitors in 1939, the National Flower and Garden Show for the first time in the history of the event will exhibit a second successive year at Houston's $2,000,000 Coliseum, March 3 through 10, 1940. More than $1,000,000 worth of blooms assembled from all parts of the world will be exhibited."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Garden Tile.

Description: Patent for a new and improved garden tile. This design "is to provide a . . . garden-tile which can be used as a plant-protector or as a curbing for walks, &c. The invention consists in a tile having a semicircular or U-shaped cross-section and open at the bottom and provided on its top with one or more necks through which the plants can grow" (lines 7-15).
Date: May 25, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scuffle-Hoe

Description: Patent for a garden hand tool for destroying weeds and stirring, or aerating, soil. Used for garden crops.
Date: March 25, 1879
Creator: Munson, Thomas V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Distributing Poison on Plants.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for distributing poison on plants. This design consists in "the combination, with a wheeled-frame, a counter-shaft thereon driven from the wheels, a poison-hopper, an air and discharge pipe communicating therewith, a fan giving air-blast through said pipe, and an agitator in the poison-hopper, of wheel and belt-gearing operating the fan and agitator from the counter-shaft on the frame" (lines 112-119).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Brown, George R. & Brown, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department