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Greetings From Roxton, TX

Description: Color postcard depicting a bunch of clover and blossoms tied with a ribbon. Hand written on the front is, "Greetings from Roxton, TX." Correspondence on the back reads, "Please hurry and let 'Auntie' come home and you and your mama come with her cause I wast to see you all. be a sweet girl all fine R.G." It is addressed to Miss Rosa L Dill, Oklahoma City, O.K.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Roxton Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 1984
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roxton Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1984
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roxton Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2012
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roxton Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement in washing-machines by using a novel arrangement of the rollers, the tub-supporting frame, the horizontal swinging rubber, and a series of closely arranged longitudinal spiral springs; so that “the pressure upon each separate article can be adjusted or regulated by the judgment of the [operator].” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Bennington, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table

Description: Patent for "an ironing-table of this class which may be used independently of household furniture and like means of support and at the same time provide a construction whereby the board may be used independently of its supporting-stand" (lines 16-21).
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Perry, Charles Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gun Attachment

Description: Patent for improvement of a gun handle attachment to rifles and shotguns. It is intended to be applied to the barrels end for support and so the user has use of the elbow joint.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Wight, Alfred T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter Informing Soloman Falls of Jett Fall's Death]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. S (Soloman) Falls in Roxton, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett Falls) death. The letter is appears to be a standard government-issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. The spaces on this form have been completed to show that "Jett Falls" was killed at the "Meuse-Verdun Sector" on "Nov. 5th". It expresses appropriate sentiments of loss and condolence and is signed by the Chaplain of the 359th division, M. M. Hoffman, Jr. A handwritten note at the bottom reads "He is buried in this sector with a number of his companions and has a cross at his grave".
Date: 1919
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Prisoner]

Description: Color postcard depicting a man in prison wearing a striped shirt with handcuffs on his wrists. Printed on the card, "Am not at liberty just now" handwritten on the front of the card, "and that's the truth too. If I was I would come to the show, but I 'ain't'."It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas, c/o P.C.C. It is postmarked Roxton, Tex on Oct 3, 1906.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Easter Greetings]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a young girl standing next to a giant pink egg. Behind the egg are white flowers and a pen and ink bottle are next to the girl's feet. Below the image is the text, "Easter Greetings." The correspondence on the back reads, "4/16/08 Dear 'little Rosa', I wonder what you are doing now days, would be awfully proud to see you. Give my best regards to your Momma and papa and always be a good 'little Rosa'. always your friend, Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 502 E 5th St Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Roxton, Tex. in Apr 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes