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[Windmill and ruins in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of a windmill on top of a small fort in Big Bend. Various sparse bushes surround it and a rocky hillside is to the right of the fort. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The presence of a United States Army fort in the Big Bend encouraged more settlers to ranch" (p. 5).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Eclipse Windmill

Description: Photograph of an eclipse windmill, the type that was used before the steel windmills came to West Texas. It was built out of wood. There is a woman, some cattle and water tanks near the windmill.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Clarendon College, Clarendon, Texas

Description: Tinted postcard of the main building of Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas. The three-story brick building facade has two recessed sections and three projecting sections. The doorway is built into a tall tower with pilasters on each side. The roof of the tower has a crenallated parapet and the near the top of the tower is a sign that reads, "Clarendon College." To the right of the building is a windmill and a water tank. Small trees are growing on either side of the building.
Date: [190u]
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Double-Action Pump

Description: Patent for "double-action submerged force-pumps which can be operated by any suitable power, but particularly adapted for operation by windmills provided with variable gearing...simple in construction and strong and durable and in which there are no parts which can be disarranged during operation and from which all valves may be removed without disturbing the pipe and which will maintain a continuous flow of water during operation."
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Byars, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for an improvement to the "construction of windmills and to provide means for varying the stroke of a windmill with the velocity or force of the wind, to increase the length of the stroke as the velocity of the wind increases, and to reduce the length of stroke as the force of the wind abates." (lines 10-16)
Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Tinney, James R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement with breaking from the wind with new connections.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bird, Willie G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hereford Christian College, Hereford, Tex.

Description: Postcard showing the front and one side of the Hereford Christian College building. The building is a three story stone, brick and shingle building with a front portico and a central tower over the front facade. A windmill is visible at the rear of the building and a portion of another building is visible to the right. A typed label attached to the front of the image is partially detached.
Date: unknown
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum


Description: Patent for a windmill regulator, specifically windmill breaks "to be used in connection with a windmill placed upon a tower in the usual manner and having the controlling-wire depending therefrom to be drawn upon for stopping the pumping mechanism and to be released for allowing it to resume its operation" (lines 22-28), including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Rohlf, Claus H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Killeen Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Killeen Hotel, a two story building with upper and lower porches, three chimneys, some out buildings, and a windmill. Four of five people are seated on the lower porch. Text on photo reads, "Killeen Hotel -- photo taken approx. 1895-1900..... located on northwest corner of Avenue D and 8th Street...built in late 1880s or early 1890s...after Camp Hood came. hotel was moved to street south of railroad tracks, to make room for another building at D and 8th"
Date: [1895..1900]
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Courthouse at Baird, Texas

Description: Photograph of the old Callahan County Courthouse at Baird, Texas. It is a two-story stone building with a statue of a person on top of a dome in the center of its roof. A small windmill is set up on the, near a telephone pole. A fence surrounds the building.
Date: 1906
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Polaroid Photograph of Painting of Harriet Doyle May and Box T Ranch]

Description: Polaroid photograph of a painting of Harriet Doyle May with gray hair and scenes from the Box T Ranch. In the painting she is wearing a white shirt, dark sweater, and necklace In front of her right shoulder is a scene of cowboys branding cattle. In the upper left hand corner of the photograph is a tree and a man with a cow. On the left hand side of the painting is a creek with a group of cowboys and horses and below that is a windmill.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Snow-Covered Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a snow-covered ranch. In the center is a two-story white house. On the right side of the frame is a separate building, water tower, and windmill. In front of the house is a trough and three cattle. Snow covers the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Unidentified family in front of home]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified family standing in front of their house. A boy is holding the lead rope of a horse. Two men wearing cowboy hats are standing beside the boy. Another boy is standing in between the men and is wearing a cap. A woman and a girl stand beside the men and are wearing dresses and tea hats. The girl is holding a large doll. The house, two other small buildings, a horse-drawn carriage, and a windmill are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library