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Milam County Calaboose sign

Description: Photograph of a sign outside the Milam County Calaboose. It reads: "Calaboose. May 16, 1892. A bid to build the calaboose was accepted by the Cameron City Council from a company called Westmoreland and Mullinax for $262.50. Calaboose was to be accepted by Major A.J. Lewis and City Marshall R. L. Batte. Mayor Lewis later became Sheriff of Milam County. The Calaboose is twenty feet long, ten feet wide and twelve feet high. Thick wooden walls are formed by the placement of two-by-four-inch timbers flat on top of each other. The floor is of similar construction. The two-by-fours are placed edgewise forming a four-inch wall. There is a door at each end and two windows, one on each side of the building in both cells. The windows have two sets of iron bars - a rounded set of twelve that is built into the facing and a flat set of nine attached on the inside. To keep out the rain and also to help keep prisoners in, wooden shutters were put on the outside. There are iron bars on each shutter which served as a lock."
Date: October 8, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Historical Marker: El Paso Salt War

Description: Photograph of state historical marker located near the salt flats of Hudspeth County. The marker has several gunshot markings and reads: "Resentment over private control of the salt lakes in this region, often called Guadalupe Lakes, led to the El Paso Salt War. - Erected by the State of Texas 1936."
Date: June 8, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
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Red Brick Abandoned Building in Thurber, Texas

Description: Photograph of a red brick building covered in vines and surrounded by trees and shrubs. The building, which is in the background of the image, is facing toward the left and has a flat top roof that is not visible. There is an open tunnel entrance made with red slatted wood on the righthand side of the building. Above this entrance there is a multipanel round top window. There is another smaller round top window beside the entrance close to the ground. Next to this window there is a white round top panel also positioned close to the ground. The side of the building is covered with healthy green vines. There is a large bushy tree covering most of the front of the building. The image is framed with the tops of bushes along the bottom of the foreground.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Downtown Street in Abilene, Texas

Description: Photograph of a main downtown street in Abilene, Texas. The street starts out on the righthand side of the image and runs down into the lefthand side of the background. There is a large sidewalk running along both sides of the street. On the lefthand side of the image, a grassy stretch runs parallel in between the sidewalk and the street. On the righthand side of the street, three large red brick buildings are visible. All of the buildings have flat top roofs and several windows. On the lefthand side of the street,awnings from the buildings are visible, as is a white SUV in the background. Street lights and signs line the sidewalks.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries