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[Children's Museum Interior Space and Signage]

Description: Photograph of a large interior space, painted green with large entryways on the far back wall. Two people can be seen near them, in front of a counter space where a couple of computers and registers have been set. A woman can be seen behind it. Nearest the foreground is a tall vertical column with different lighted signs, which point to different locations like "Good Cents Bank" and "Leonardo's Workshop." Accompanying records indicate photograph was taken at the Children's Museum, which corresponds with the logo on the topmost part of the sign.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Dallas Journal, Volume 50, 2004

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 145.
Date: June 2004
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 48, 2002

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 151.
Date: June 2002
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 47, 2001

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 117.
Date: June 2001
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 53, 2007

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 143.
Date: October 2007
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1908]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a list of convicted criminals from the district courts. The entries list contains information on the convicts names, offenses, date of filing, and their sentences.
Date: 1887/1908
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pauper Record, Cooke County, 1895-1905]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a register of allowances for paupers. Recorded information includes names, amount allowed, term, and date issued.
Date: 1895/1905
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Convict Labor Record, Cooke County, 1878-1891]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of convicts that were hired out to do work. Recorded information includes names, dates of convictions, physical descriptions, fees and fines owed, and information about hire. Includes some inserts containing legal documentation of debts to the court. The record is listed alphabetically by convict name.
Date: 1878/1891
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
Date: 1897/1910
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

CASH REGISTER.

Description: Patent for improvements in cash-registers for making change and with a recording mechanism for printing amounts for which change is made, including descriptions of the parts of the mechanism and with illustrations.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Woodson, James F.; Lindsay, Oscar L. & {}
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for a device to register fares in situations where passengers pay to be transported from one location to another, specifically by train. The fare-collector needs a way to have accurate receipts as fares are collected. The invention is a "small portable ticket-holder and registering device (lines 38-39), that issues valid tickets "which will enable a conductor to keep a correct current amount of fares as received as well as a record of tickets sold and mileage traveled on same" (lines 41-45), and prevents dishonesty in fare-collectors.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Bond, George D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fare-Box.

Description: Patent for a fare-box for cars and other vehicles that allows the driver or conductor to set the fare and which registers the amount paid. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Katzenberger, Oscar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register that provides "improved means for guiding, stamping, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills; [provides] improved means for guiding the strips of paper and holding the carbon or duplicating paper in operative position; furthermore, [provides] improved means for operating the several parts of the mechanism to insure accuracy and facilitate the subsequent permanent filing of the record-bills" (lines 9-19).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cash-Register.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cash-register that is accurate and alerts the customer to the price. The operator must charge the correct amount for the purchase.
Date: September 25, 1894
Creator: Johnson, William W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adding-Machine.

Description: Patent for am adding machine by using two disks, one a units-disk with pins in multiples of ten, one a tens-disk, is an annular disk with pin surrounding the units disk, an outwardly spring-pressed holder having a beveled outer end frictionally engaging the pins of the tens-disk and a carrier having oppositely-beveled ends engaged a supplemental pin and one pin on the tens-disks, teeth in the adjacent faces of the holder and carrier, and an idle-gear between them to enable the adding operation. (Lines 50-62) Illustration is included.
Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Wright, Joseph W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Register and Change-Returner

Description: Patent for a fare collecting machine that also returns change.
Date: February 11, 1913
Creator: Matthews, Louis T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Marriage Records from Bustamante, Mexico]

Description: Selected ledger pages containing proceedings and supporting documentation for marriages and deaths in Bustamante, Mexico starting in 1760.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Coates Library, Trinity University

[Marriage Records from Bustamante, Mexico]

Description: Selected ledger pages containing proceedings and supporting documentation for marriages in Bustamante, Mexico starting in 1760.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Coates Library, Trinity University