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[Postcard of a Fire at the Delaware Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the burning of the Delaware Hotel. The town's fire department is trying to extinguish the flames, as seen by the hose leading from the wagons in the bottom right corner of the image. A large crowd is watching the event unfold from the left. Despite the image being black and white, the smoke has a slight red tint to it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "[...] This is the nearest thing to a fire wagon here, so I sent it. [...]"
Date: June 20, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas


Description: Patent for a sunshade to shield field workers from the sun. Illustrations included.
Date: March 10, 1908
Creator: Ridout, William L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a tag. This tag is intended for use with dry goods, material bolts, and like items. Illustration included.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Brown, Sampson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sunshade-Gear for Personal Wear.

Description: Patent for a wearable sunshade, which is worn over the shoulders and allows free movement of the body while in use and has holders for farm tools included on the sunshade holding device.
Date: November 17, 1908
Creator: Ridout, William Louis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department