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[Tilley School in Riverside]

Description: Photograph of the Tilley School in Riverside. Later this building became part of Lamar University. There is a swing set in the school yard and some bicycles parked near the side doorway.
Date: 1950
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Abelone Harton Home]

Description: Photograph of a single-story home belonging to Abalona Harton. The house has light-colored siding, several windows, and small plants around the edge. There are a number of trees around the house. A "For Sale" sign has been placed on the front lawn. There is a swingset and a see-saw on the left side of the photograph towards the back of the home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Child at Playground

Description: Copy negative of Rebecca Kay Dennis swinging on a swing set shaped like the Tin Man at Rose Park in Abilene, Texas. In the background are two trucks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Playing in Snow; Riding Bicycle

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. The first is of young Pat McDaniel in 1945 standing in a snowy yard in front of a swing set, holding a snowball above the head as if about to throw it. There are a fence and house in the background. The second is of the child in 1942 on a bicycle on a sidewalk in the yard, in front of the house and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children on Swingset in Backyard

Description: Copy negative of a picture children in a backyard with a swingset. There are three boys playing on the swingset with a girl and two more boys standing in front of it on the right, with fencing and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Child Dressed As Cowboy At Cabin; Baby in Swinger

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 photographs. The first is of a child, dressed as a cowboy and holding a wooden toy gun, standing outside of a cabin. The second is of a baby sleeping in a swinging cradle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children at Birthday Party; Children and Woman at Birthday

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 photographs. The first is of five boys standing together outside, next to a covered porch, and holding balloons. One boy, wearing a hat, is taller than the others and standing behind them. The second image is of a boy sitting on a swing while a woman places a birthday cake on his lap. There is also another boy standing behind the swing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Women

Description: Copy negative Thelma McCarley and Mrs. J.B. McCarley, both seated on a large wing. Mrs. McCarley is wearing a long dress with a large collar and Thelma is wearing a light-colored dress with stripes. In the background is a park bench and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Boy Riding on Plane Swing]

Description: Photograph of a boy on a tree swing in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival. The wooden swing has been made to look like an airplane. The boy is in full swing, holding on to the handles built into the plane. The tree trunk is visible on the right. Behind the boy swinging, another boy stands and watches.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[House with Fence]

Description: Photograph of a house in the middle of a large fenced yard with swing in the front and several young trees on all sides. The house is painted a dark color with light trim and two chimneys.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Shed with Tree and Swing]

Description: Photograph of a small wooden shed. There is a door and window visible, but they are both closed. There is a tree in the right side of the frame and a metal swing behind the tree.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a group of houses in Canyon Creek neighborhood. In the foreground, there is a yard with small shrubs, trees, and a metal swing. In the background, there are houses with wooden fences.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Family in Their Front Yard]

Description: Photograph of a family with two young children posed outside the front of their home. The mother sits in a swing holding both children. A wire fence surrounds the yard. The house has a chair on the front porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Photograph of Woman on Tree Swing]

Description: Photograph of a young woman seated on a tree swing with a woman standing next to her. A picket fence and several houses can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of Girl in a Swing]

Description: Portrait of a young woman in a white dress sitting on a swing inside a photo studio. She has her right hand on the rope holding up the swing, and her left hand is holding some small flowers resting on her lap. A printed note on the back of the photograph reads, "Excelsior, Haggard & Son, Photographers, Lebanon, Tenn. Neg. No......"
Date: unknown
Creator: Haggard & Son
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn that has a frame supporting the churn and swinging motion mixes the cream. This invention successfully separates oily globules from the cream, thus making churning more effective and easy.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Bailey, James Westey & McNorton, John Tomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a strong, durable, and adjustable plow that has an improved sweep stock. The plow has an "implement for holding sweeps, half shovels, bull tongues, &c., all of which are needed in the proper cultivation of corn, cotton and the like; and a further object of the invention is to do so construct a sweep stock as to prevent it from choking by weeds" (lines 10-16).
Date: October 31, 1893
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swing.

Description: Patent for a swing that consists of a frame, a wooden horse to ride on, a U-shaped hanger that is attached to the seat in the back and front, a pulley-like rocker attached to the top of the frame, a bolt that is securing the rocker to the hanger, two bars that go from the horse seat to the pulley, and a chord that attaches the two bars and goes around the top of the pulley.
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Alston, Samuel I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swing.

Description: Patent for a new and improved swing. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a suitable support, a single hanger having its width increased at that point where the friction-roller of the operating-lever bears against it, with the operating-lever provided with a friction-roller to bear against the front edge of the hanger, a second roller, over which the cord passes, a friction-roller attached to the hanger, and an operating cord" (lines 18-26).
Date: June 16, 1885
Creator: Elliott, William W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator "in which all of the plow shanks will be adjustable to or from the center line of the frame in order that the cultivator may be adapted for working different kinds of plants" (lines 19-23). It is laterally adjustable, and the tongue is vertically adjustable.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swing.

Description: Patent for improvement in swings, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 7, 1888
Creator: Goebel, Herman A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department