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Ruby, Robert, Martin Wagon Company Collection

1.5 cubic feet

The Robert Ruby Martin Wagon Company Collection consists of a variety of items, the majority of which were passed down from Fauchie Brandon Thompson to his grandson, Robert Ruby. Some of the most significant items in the collection include a small, piece of paper that documents an agreement made between The Martin Wagon Company and the school districts to construct the first school buses in Angelina County, Texas, a time book dated 1922-1924, that recordsFauchie Brandon Thompson’s earnings at The Martin Wagon Company, and a rare company token patented July, 1899 from The Martin Wagon Company also adds to the importance of this collection.