154 Matching Results

Search Results

[Photograph of Main Street in Fort Worth, Texas]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of horse-drawn vehicles on a street with buildings on each side and people on the sidewalks. A typed note below the photo says "Ft. Worth, Texas. Main Street. Photographed for the literature of Draughon's Practical Business College (John F. Draughon, President), Fourteenth and Main, two blocks from Union Depot." The date, 1909, is printed on either side of the image.
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Presidio County courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the Presidio County courthouse, visible behind a line of trees. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The courthouse and jail in Marfa were built in 1886 from local brick and stone" (p. 7).
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Rosenberg street after ice storm]

Description: Copy of photo of Rosenberg street after ice storm. Three people on sidewalk at right of photo underneath power line. Steeple of church visible in background on left side of street. Photo is labeled by photographer, "Ice covered Street at Rosenberg, Tex. Dec 20, 24."
Date: 1924
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Man Walking Down Snow Covered Sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man walking down the sidewalk with businesses to his right and a car lined street to his left. In the image, the man holding a briefcase is walking away from the camera. On the back of the photograph a quote by Joe Clark reads "Someday I'll set my course for Home but, just for now, I'm bound to Rome."
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Riverview and Canadian streets underwater during a flood in Austin, Texas. A partially-submerged building is visible on the left and a mailbox is near the center of the image. There is a post with street signs on the top that say "Riverview St 2200" and "Canadian St. 30." The rest of the area is under water and there are partially-submerged trees around the street area and in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy print of a street scene of the business district in downtown Floresville, Texas. The vantage point is from Third Street looking southeast toward "C" Street, toward the courthouse. There are buildings on either side of the street and cars are parked outside the businesses. Text at the top of the image says "Third Street, Looking Southeast, Floresville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

South Wall Street, Paris, Texas

Description: Monochromatic postcard with picture of a three-story building with striped awnings. Printed text reads,"South Wall Street, Paris, Texas" Correspondence on the card reads, "Dear 'Little Rosa' Your Auntie is looking forward with a great deal of pleasure to seeing you and Mud Sat. night. Wish 'daddy' was coming too. My transportation bus came so I'll be in ? if nothing happens. Hattie is coming with me, and will beat you -all ? a few hours, if we are not late. Bye Bye Your aunt Auntie rosa"" Sent to Mr.A. Bassano in Paris, Texas. Postmarked Oct 15, 1907 in Oklahoma City.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Manual Training High School, Kansas City, Mo.

Description: Monochromatic postcard showing the Manual Training High School in Kansas City, Mo. The postcard is advertising the Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. of Kansas City. The card is addressed to Mr. F.H. Tondreau, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Kansas City , Mo., May 29, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Desert Song Stop Sign]

Description: Photograph of a promotional stop sign for the movie, "the Desert Song" on Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The stop sign reads: "STOP, SEE, HEAR THE DESERT SONG." There are parked and moving cars behind the sign, and there are several brick buildings in the background. One building, on the left side of the photograph, has a sign that reads: "CRAIN'S CORNER DRUG STORE" and "Coca Cola."
Date: 1929
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Bivins Residence]

Description: Photograph identified as the family home of Maurice H. Bivins, in Longview, Texas. The home was called Surrey Place. The "Friendly Trek" group is standing in front of the house in full costume, as noted on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1939
Creator: Claxton Studio
Partner: Longview Public Library

Birdseye View of Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard showing an aerial view of downtown Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads,"Hello Precious, how are you today, why don't you say how you like the new postals. I am sending Mud's hat to her - this morning and will put you something in. Pappa wanted to send you a 'tabbie' but when he priced them they were $7.00 so you will have to wait a while. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 18, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Pine Street Abilene, TX

Description: Copy photograph of a scene of Pine Street in Abilene, Texas. The street is lined with businesses, and there are several pedestrians and automobiles in the road. Text below the photograph says, "Pine street, one of Abilene's main business streets."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of street scene in Higgins, Texas in 1905. Depicted are several buildings lining a wide dirt road. In-between are many horse-drawn wagons and some people, including a man on a ladder in the foreground.
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Mechanism for Operating Railway-Switches.

Description: Patent for a device "for automatically operating the switches of steam, electric, and street railways by the movement of a locomotive or car, thereby obviating the necessity of a brakeman, driver, motorman, or other person alighting from the car or train for such purpose" (lines 12-18).
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Moore, Albert R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Street-Sprinkling Appratus.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive street-sprinkling apparatus. It can be steam, electric, cable, or horse powered, and can sprinkle a wide or narrow street. "The invention consists in a vehicle preferably running upon a railway-track and provided with a water-tank and with independent sprinklers or final-distributors or sets of distributors, the one located at an end or the ends of the vehicle and discharging by gravity, and the other at the sides thereof, toward an end or the ends, and discharging under pressure or by force" (lines 24-33). Water is pressurized in the tank, and uses the force of gravity to distribute it.
Date: November 5, 1895
Creator: Campbell, Louis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improved motor design for street-cars in which each car has its own motor. The motor is steam powered.
Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Slaughter, Joel C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department