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    • Pine Log, 2012-03-26

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Texas Public Schools:

    • Education; Standardization; Schools; Vocational education
    • Committee on Classification and Accreditation of Schools; State Program for Classification and Accrediting of Schools; Statistical
    • Texas Public Schools:

    • Education; Standardization; Schools; Teachers; Programs
    • Proceedings of Committee on Classification and Accreditation of Schools 1938; report of Director of Supervision; State Program of Accrediting Schools
    • 1949 - 1952 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • Treadle sewing machine

    • Sewing equipment & supplies
    • This black metal sewing machine is mounted on a dark brown wooden table with two small drawers on the lower left hand side. Black metal legs support the table, and the machine includes a black metal foot pedal.
    • Saber

    • Daggers & swords
    • The scabbard of this dark metal sword is encircled by two metal bands. The weapon has a black handle, and three curved metal lines form the hand guard.
    • Pine Log, 2012-11-01

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Texas School of the Air:

    • Education; Radio broadcasting; Programs; Audiovisual materials; Teaching; Adult education
    • Network of Stations; Week of the Texas School of the Air; Classroom Radio Series; Stories Plus; Open Your eyes; Reading is Adventure; Jobs Ahead; Music is Yours; Bibliography
    • Baby Portrait in Metal Frame

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • A baby sitting on a wicker chair. The chair appears to be indoor furniture. The baby is wearing a full length white colored dress that has designed ruffles around the collar, including the sleeves and around the skirt. The baby is barefooted and...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 23

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 17

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 16

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses
    • The oval lenses of these glasses are framed with metal. The nose piece is constructed of metal as well. The ear pieces are thin strands of silver wire.
    • Shoe fitting stool

    • Shoes; Stools
    • This wooden shoe fitting stool has a seat mounted on metal legs. A foot rest extension in front of the seating area slopes down and is marked with shoe sizes on a metal ruler.
    • Pleater

    • Sewing equipment & supplies
    • This flat metal implement in the shape of a rectangle has 53 parallel openings along its length. A separate metal piece accompanies the tool to push fabric through the openings to form pleats. An attached label includes instructions for use and...
    • Red metal box

    • Containers; Packaging; Boxes
    • This small red metal box, lined with black velvet cloth, once held one dozen pen points. The hinged box is inscribed with the patent date 9/24/1878 and "Esterbrook's Superior Steel Pens. The original Falcon no. 048." In this instance, the box...
    • Washboard Agitator

    • Washing machines; Laundry
    • Three wooden rollers w/ 8 deep parallel ridges. The rollers are connected to one another with two metal bars. A metal structure forms a handle over the three rollers.
    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beads; Jewelry; Bracelets
    • This piece of jewelry consists of a string of 23 rounded, gold-colored beads with indented surfaces. Knots separate each bead, and the piece is closed with a metal clasp. A secondary strand of imitation pearls separated with metal connectors is...
    • Broad axe

    • Axes
    • The broad axe has a wide triangular shaped blade with a slightly curved cutting edge. The wooden handle is secured to the blade with a metal band and metal spikes or nails. Broad axes are tools used to create building timbers and planks.
    • Hanging lamp

    • Lamps; Lighting
    • The base and top of this cylindrical hanging lamp are made of filigreed metal with a curved handle and hook for hanging. The two metal pieces are connected by a tube of soft fabric that forms a collapsible lampshade.
    • Metal pot

    • Pots & pans; Cooking utensils
    • The dark metal pot has a thick handle that is soldered to its side. An unusual lid has two holes, with the larger hole filled by a rotating wooden ball attached beneath it.
    • Pine Log, 2011-11-14

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2014-01-29

    • Students; Student works; Stephen F. Austin State University; Newspapers;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2012-02-02

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2012-02-02

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Texas School of the Air:

    • Radio broadcasting; Education; Teaching; Adult education; Programs; Audiovisual materials
    • Language arts series; social science series; natural science series; vocational series; music series; radio equipment; recorded transcriptions
    • Ferguson, Jake

    • African Americans; Photographs; Sitting; Stools; Suits (Clothing); Portraits
    • Photograph of Jake Ferguson sitting on a metal stool wearing a suit and tie.
    • East Texas House 17

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Balustrades; Sidelights; Architecture;
    • Unidentified two-story house in East Texas. The house demonstrates an excellent example of Greek Revival style architecture represented in the low pitch hipped roof and four prominent square columns supporting the full width, full height front...
    • DSG legislative report, 1980-02-04

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • John L. Watts letter, July 21, 1856

    • Counterfeiting; Law & legal affairs; Law enforcement; Money
    • To John L. Watts from G.H. Guptill. Mr. Guptill writes about different people involved in a counterfeiting ring. He writes that Capt. J.C. Moore, J.C. Glover, Dr. Mars, and B.H. Alexander have been shot and that the Regulators are responsible for...
    • DSG legislative report, 1981-10-12

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • DSG legislative report, 1984-03-05

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • Fight the Devil

    • Religion; Preaching; Spiritual Life; Christianity; Devil
    • George Foreman, born in Marshall, Texas, is perhaps best known for his career and success as a professional boxer, but his accomplishments have also extended beyond sports. During his career, Foreman became an ordained minister and delivered many...
    • A Memorial to God

    • Religion; Preaching; Spiritual Life; Philosophy
    • George Foreman, born in Marshall, Texas, is perhaps best known for his career and success as a professional boxer, but his accomplishments have also extended beyond sports. During his career, Foreman became an ordained minister and delivered many...
    • Portrait of Unidentified Woman in Black

    • Photography; Photographs; Photographic prints; Photographic studios; Photographic postcards; Photographers; Pictures; Portrait photographs; Portraits; Dresses; Jewelry;
    • 4" x 6" black and white photograph taken by Harrington & Casley Photographers in Nacogdoches, Texas. The young woman rests her right arm on a studio prop while looking off into the distance. The background contains a portion of a tree trunk...
    • Black and white photographs from February 1961

    • Photographs; Women; Winter; Snow; Dogs; Airplanes; Airports; Trees; Architecture; Houses; Fur coats; Fire hydrants; Gloves; Automobiles; Buildings; Shovels; Purses; Fences; Electric lines; Shrubs; Columns; Doors & doorways; Boots; Benches; Windows;...
    • Twelve black and white photographs developed in February 1961. They are mostly of a woman or women wearing fur coats outside in the snow. Pictures were taken by airplanes at the airport, in front of a car or building covered in snow. Some pictures...
    • Deteriorating Iron Structure

    • Ironwork; Transportation; Cityscape photographs; Buildings; Building deterioration;
    • Photograph taken as part of Lera Millard's 1970s Europe trip. Photograph has an iron structure that appears to be rusting or deteriorating with the dates 1939 and 1949. The structure maybe the remains of an iron fence or gate. Behind the iron...
    • Children's Portrait

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Family; Clothing & dress; Photographers; Photography; Photographic studios; Photographs; Portraits;
    • A photograph of three young children (two girls and one boy) presumably siblings. On the far left is the older girl wearing a simple white, short-sleeved dress, white tights, and black Mary Janes. She has a large bow in her short, brown hair. In...
    • Eastern European Unknown White Building

    • Buildings; Flowers; Gardens; Garden structures; Balconies; Architecture;
    • Photograph of the side of a white neo-classical building with arched windows. In between each arched window is a lantern. Above each arched window is a rectangular window with a small balcony with metal railing. In front of the building there is...
    • Mrs. Thomas Travels to the Middle East 1983

    • Landscape photographs; Merchants; Merchandise exchanges; Mercantile facilities; Meadows; Markets; People associated with religion; People associated with manual labor; People associated with agriculture; People; Agriculture; Architecture;...
    • Mrs. Thomas took 104 photographs while traveling to the Middle East in 1983. They are mostly of landscapes, people, animals, and buildings.
    • Burrows House Dry Sink

    • Antiques; Furniture; Historic buildings; Interiors; Pottery;
    • A "dry sink" in the Burrows House located in Millard's Crossing Historic Village. China plates and other artifacts are in the cupboard. A large metal tray is in the sink as originally displayed by Mrs. Thomas.
    • Albert Thomas Notebook

    • Book covers; Books; Education;
    • A green cloth covered notebook in very poor condition. The pages are browned and crumbling. The user of this notebook put the papers in upside down and worked from the back. The cover has an eagle with a crest stamped into it. The inside of the...
    • Small Gun and Holster

    • Toy guns; Toys; Leather goods;
    • Rusted metal cap-gun and leather belt holster. Gun is stamped "Big Chief" on one side and "Made in U.S.A." on the reverse. It is about five inches long, an inch wide, and four inches tall. The leather holster has a fastening strap on the back and...
    • Slingshot

    • Slingshots; Metals; Metalwork; Metalworking; Toys; Glue; Patents;
    • A small metal sling-shot with red cloth and string attached to it. The September 8, 1918 patent date is stamped on one side and Zip-Zip on the reverse. This toy was owned by Jimmy Thomas.
    • Hair or Hat Pins

    • Pins & needles; Clothing & dress; Women; Hats;
    • A case that reads "Swift Bros & Smith Inc. Jewelry Department" and "Nacogdoches, Texas." There are three long metal pins for either hats or hair inside the case, two of which are the same and third is longer and more ornate.
    • Advertising for Shoes

    • Advertisements; Shoes
    • This is a metal figurine pin that appears to be a small boy with oversized shoes. On the shoes it says "Holland Shoes." This item, along with several others, was in a small box approximately 6 1/2" x 2" x 3" which contained several souvenirs...
    • Series of Millard Lee House Pictures

    • Houses; Historic buildings; Photographs; Architecture; Houses;
    • The Millard-Lee House is located in downtown Nacogdoches off the square. It was built in 1837 by Robert Millard, later purchased by Lee family, along South Fredonia Street (former El Camino Real) in what is now the Stone Fort Bank parking lot. It...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 08

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 07

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 03

    • Government employees; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol 02

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 23

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 21

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 22

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 20

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recoreded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 19

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 24

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 14

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 12

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 15

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes,  Vol. 10

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 11

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 25

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 06

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Hairpin lace

    • Lace; Lace making; Needlework
    • Using a hairpin shaped metal frame and a crochet hook, crocheted hairpin lace is made by wrapping yarn around the frame forming loops that are held together with crochet stitches in the center. Strips of this type of lace can be stitched together...
    • Painted canvas fan

    • Fans (Accessories)
    • The bottom section of this fan is made of black painted wood, while the top portion is dark pleated canvas with an edging of black velvet. One side of the fan is painted with a white floral design. The fan is closed by a small pin with porcelain...
    • Clothes stand

    • Stands (Furniture)
    • The adjustable clothes stand is a combination of painted wood and metal with a shaped hanger at the top. Also known as a valet stand or clothes tree, it is designed to neatly display clothing.
    • Black fan

    • Fans (Accessories)
    • The fan made of accordian pleated coarse black fabric and unfolds forming a full circle. The brass-tipped handles are made of wood covered with a thin layer of leather, and can be held together by a small metal clip.
    • Spinning wheel

    • Spinning apparatus; Yarn; Thread
    • Used to spin thread or yarn, this is a great, or walking, type spinning wheel commonly used during the 19th century. The entire piece is made of dark brown varnished wood with an overall length of seven feet. The 3.5 foot wheel is attached to main...
    • Fluting iron

    • Irons (Pressing); Equipment
    • This is a rocking style metal fluting iron with two parts. The top part, with a handle, is embossed with a horseshoe and the words "Good Luck." The rectangular base has ridges that correspond to those in the top piece. After heating the base of...
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses; Leather goods
    • Light brown wooden eyeglass frames are painted light brown and joined by a thin metal arched wire. Serations are cut into the each side of the nose piece. The glasses can be stored in the accompanying tooled leather case.
    • Moulding plane

    • Woodworking; Carpentry
    • Used in carpentry to shape decorative trim work and moldings, this moulding plane is a tool constructed of dark wood with a metal blade. The length of the plane is 26 centimeters.
    • Engraved medal

    • Medals
    • The metal shield shaped medallion is engraved "J.H. Summers Nacogdoches, Texas." The medal is embellished with a decorative row of stars and is designed with a hole to hang it from a chain.
    • Masonic emblem medal

    • Medals
    • The square metal medallion contains the Masonic emblem and is engraved "V. E. Middlebrook, 2.11.04." The reverse side of the medal is engraved "Nacogdoches, Tex." A hole in the top corner allows it to hang diagonally.
    • Derringer pistol

    • Handguns; Firearms
    • The derringer is a small handgun that is easily concealed. This pistol is made of metal and wood, and is similar to the handgun used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
    • Leather satchel

    • Bags; Leather goods
    • Styled from brown alligator skin, this oblong, rectangular satchel has a hinged top opening and a flat bottom. The bag closes with a locking metal latch and has a matching handle.
    • Powder flask

    • Containers; Gunpowder
    • This metal powder flask with an embossed design includes a brass spout. Flasks are used as containers for loose gunpowder, and are successors of powder horns.
    • Lock and key

    • Locks (Hardware); Keys (Hardware)
    • The rectangular metal lock is rusted, and is accompanied by a two pronged key. The faceplate of the lock has holes for mounting.
    • Double barrel rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms
    • Both sides of the barrel rib of this muzzle-loading rifle are engraved "W. Richards." It is double barreled with a wooden ramrod beneath the barrels. Both crosshatching and decorative designs mark the barrels and stock, with the inscription "fine...
    • Rocking chair

    • Rocking chairs; Furniture
    • The rocker has a wooden frame with cane inserts on the seat and back. The wooden arms have a graceful teardrop shape. The upper back, front legs, and cross supports have spooled detailing. Metal supports appear between the runners and base of the...
    • Pincushion

    • Pins & needles; Sewing equipment & supplies
    • A black metal band encircles this red velvet pincushion decorated with a black button at the top. Four straight pins with black heads are attached through the band. The small stuffed cushion is used in sewing to rigidly hold pins or needles.
    • Double tree harness

    • Harnesses
    • This harness is an example of a double tree style of harness that connects two horses to a wagon. It is made of wood with metal attachments. Typically, two single harnesses are attached to the double tree section that is, in turn, attached to the...
    • Pick

    • Agricultural machinery & implements
    • This hand tool has a metal head with two pointed ends. Its wooden handle is approximately 2.5 feet long. Originally used as an agricultural tool, the pick is often used to break up hard surfaces.
    • Leather wallet

    • Wallets; Leather goods
    • This dark brown leather wallet has five interior sections including a coin case with a metal closure, a tabbed pocket, and receipt slots.
    • Hatpin

    • Pins & needles; Clothing & dress
    • This long metal hatpin is topped with a white bead. Used to secure a hat to the hair, this type of pin was a common accessory for women into the twentieth century.
    • Bale hooks

    • Agricultural machinery & implements
    • Pointed metal rods are bent through a ring to form bale hooks used to hold sacks or bales of cotton or hay.
    • Animal bit

    • Ironwork
    • This is a Spanish Colonial iron ring bit designed in the Moorish tradition. It has a curved mouthpiece and cheekplates. Small dangles known as "ficas" adorn the sides of the bit, and lengths of chain are attached to either side. The bit is the...
    • Horse bit

    • Horses; Ironwork
    • This Spanish horse bit is designed with two curved iron side pieces ending in loops. The pieces are joined with a semi-circular iron mouthpiece. A bit is the metal mouthpiece of a bridle that serves to control, curb, and direct an animal.
    • Horse bit

    • Horses; Ironwork
    • This nineteenth century horse bit is designed with two curved iron side pieces ending in loops. The pieces are joined by the mouthpiece. A bit is the metal mouthpiece of a bridle that serves to control, curb, and direct an animal.
    • Lard press

    • Machinery; Equipment; Home food processing
    • This elaborate example of a lard press includes a long board mounted on four legs, and an extension with a notch in the top that supports a handle that pivots on a peg. A plunger device is mounted on the handle, and when depressed it is inserted...
    • Spencer repeating rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms
    • This Spencer repeating rifle is a manually operated lever-action, repeating weapon with the inscription "Richards" on both sides of the gun. It has double barrels with two levers for the cocking trigger. It has a wooden ramrod under the barrels and...
    • Composing stick and wooden letter blocks

    • Typesetting; Printing industry
    • Used in printing, this shallow wooden tray, called a composing stick, has a metal screw device at one end that allows the length to be adjusted after inserting the letter blocks to make up a line of type.
    • Lasting pliers

    • Equipment
    • The inscription on these metal lasting pliers is "2- warranted steel Har..." The pliers have ridged teeth on the gripping surfaces, and were used in leather working.
    • Froe

    • Woodworking
    • Similar in function to an axe, this froe has metal blade attached to a long wooden handle. One side of the blade is engraved with a star and "Iron City."
    • Wax letter seals in container

    • Correspondence; Containers
    • This hinged metal box contains five intact wax letter seals along with four fragmented seals. Before adhesive envelopes were available, wax seals were used to prevent letters from being opened until accepted by the proper recipient.
    • Wrist restraints

    • Handcuffs; Shackles
    • The hinged metal wrist restraints were used by police, guards, or other personnel to grasp and control a person by the wrist.
    • Powder flask

    • Containers; Gunpowder
    • This oval leather powder flask, with a narrow metal spout, is stitched on the sides. Powder flasks and powder horns are designed to hold gunpowder used in firearms.
    • File press

    • Office equipment & supplies; Presses
    • Composed of two rectangular blocks of wood, this press has a leather strap linking them. One of the blocks has a hinged section. The rolled strap has a white decorative border and a metal wing-nut to tighten it. Two paper labels are attached with...
    • Hand cards

    • Cotton industry; Textiles
    • This pair of wooden hand cards were used to brush clumps of cotton fiber into uniform strands by pulling the two cards against each other. Each rectangular card has a handle and metal teeth that separate, straighten, and align fibers. The cards...
    • Spindle

    • Spinning apparatus
    • This grooved spindle from a spinning wheel has a wooden base with two turned wooden upright pieces that form a 'U' shape. Across the top of the assembly a pointed metal rod is attached with string and corn husk bindings. One end of the rod is...
    • Barbed wire - Scutt arrow plate

    • Barbed wire
    • Scutt arrowplate barbed wire consists of two twisted-strand wires with four point sheet metal arrow plate barbs. Each barb is split and shaped like an arrowhead. Scutt arrowplate barbed wire has patent 20500, issued June 18, 1878, by Hiram B....
    • Medicine case label

    • Medicine; Labels
    • Instructions printed on a paper label for a package of Ramon's Laxative cold tablets are included inside a worn brown leather medicine bag. The text of the label reads: "1 ingredient reduces fever, another stops aches and pains and then having...
    • Civil War rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms
    • One of the most popular guns of the Civil War was this type of muzzle-loading rifle with an attached bayonet. The long rifle has a metal barrel and trigger mechanism. The wooden rifle stock is inscribed with the name Dotson.
    • Chamber pot

    • Furnishings; Pots & pans; Containers
    • This large chamber container has a matching lid and metal handle. It is decorated with daisies, small green leaves, and blue flowers, and is trimmed in gold.
    • Scythe

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Scythes
    • The long, curved wooden handle with two handgrips is attached to a metal blade. The curved blade has a sharp edge on one side and a grooved edge on the other, forming a hook.
    • Brass stirrups

    • Saddlery; Riding; Horses
    • These brass shoe-shaped stirrups have upturned pointed toes and open backs. The metal is ornately embossed in the style of the Spanish conquistador.
    • Branding iron

    • Cattle brands
    • This branding iron is a long metal rod with a curve-shaped symbol attached at one end with two prongs. Branding irons were heated until red-hot, and then pressed against the hide of livestock to leave an identifying scar or mark.
    • Saber

    • Daggers & swords
    • This sword has a wooden handle, and the blade has a slight curve with a broken tip. The handle has three curved metal pieces to protect the knuckles. This weapon belonged to Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo of Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Leather medicine case

    • Medical equipment & supplies; Bags; Glassware; Containers; Leather goods
    • This worn black leather medicine bag has a thick leather handle attached with "D" rings. It has a metal latch to lock the case. One side of the case overlaps the other when the bag is closed. One side of the interior contains 11 tall glass test...
    • Bracelet

    • Bracelets; Jewelry
    • The metal oval bangle bracelet is decorated with an engraved floral design. The monogram "C.H.T." is engraved inside the band.
    • Railroad lantern

    • Lanterns; Lighting
    • The railroad lantern has a metal cage with a translucent glass globe inscribed "R. Parmelee, Nacogdoches, Texas." This type of lantern was used to relay signals and to inspect trains at night.
    • Lock and key

    • Locks (Hardware); Keys (Hardware)
    • This rectangular shaped metal lock is accompanied by a key and a mounting hinge that has been painted white. The faceplate of the lock has holes for mounting. The lock is believed to be from the old jail in Douglass, Texas.
    • Bullet mold

    • Bullets; Ammunition
    • The metal bullet mold has two handles that are hinged to form round cavities for molding lead bullets.
    • Cradle scythe

    • Scythes; Agricultural machinery & implements
    • This rake-like harvesting tool has a curved metal blade parallel to five wooden tines, forming a cradle that is attached to a wooden handle. The long handle, known as a snath, curves away from the blade and includes a secondary handle allowing two...
    • Crochet hook

    • Crocheting; Textiles
    • The black metal crochet hook is shaped at the center with bone or ivory. Crochet is a process of creating fabric by pulling yarn or thread through knotted loops with a hooked needle.
    • Purse 3

    • Purses; Handbags; Crocheting
    • This dark brown crocheted "miser" purse is decorated with steel beads, fringe, and tassels. It is long and narrow with small pouches at either end, one ending in a rounded shape and the other a squared shape. A narrower slit section in the center...
    • Purse 1

    • Purses; Handbags; Leather goods
    • This tooled black leather purse has a strap and a metal clasp. A vine design decorates the front, and the reverse side has a pocket used to store calling cards.
    • Pine Log, 2011-11-21

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2013-02-07

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2012-03-08

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2011-12-01

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2011-11-17

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2011-10-27

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine  Log, 2013-10-30

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2010-10-04

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2010-10-07

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • 10-25-2010

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • 10-4-2010

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • 10-7-2010

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • 12-2-2010

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2010-10-25

    • Students; Student works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University;
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • Pine Log, 2013-02-18

    • Students; Student Works; Newspapers; Stephen F. Austin State University
    • The Pine Log is the official newspaper of the students of Stephen F. Austin State University. For many years it was published twice weekly on Monday and Thursday. Beginning in Fall 2013, the paper is issued each Wednesday during the Fall and Spring...
    • School Plant Improvement; Public Forums; Negro Education

    • Schools; Landscaping plans; Painting; Buildings; Building deterioration; Interior design; Landscape drawings; Universities & colleges; Vocational education; Wages
    • Improvement and beautification of school grounds buildings and equipment; Public forums; Status of Negro education in Texas

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