Armstrong County

Armstrong County

Date: 1904
Creator: Morris, J. W. & Walne, W. H.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Armstrong County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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J.L.Pennington Ranch near Claude, Texas

J.L.Pennington Ranch near Claude, Texas

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on the J.L.Pennington Ranch on the panhandle plains of Texas. The man third from the left is T.H. Pennington.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Cowboys in the Corral at Pennington Ranch

Cowboys in the Corral at Pennington Ranch

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Cowboys changing horses at noon in the corral at the Pennington Ranch near Claude, Texas in 1900.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965

A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965

Date: [1965]
Creator: Armstrong County Historical Society
Description: This text supplements the larger text with additional biographical and genealogical information and includes an index starting on page [11].
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A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965

A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965

Date: 1965
Creator: Armstrong County Historical Society
Description: This text includes an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. Index starts after page 567.
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Corn-Grinder

Corn-Grinder

Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Zimmerman, Frank W.
Description: Patent for a grinder of ordinary corn
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Animal-Poke.

Animal-Poke.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Dickey, John S.
Description: Patent for an animal-poke that is "placed over the animal's neck and provided with spurs, whereby the animal is pricked when he attempts to pass a fence or other barrier" (lines 9-12). This invention doesn't prick the animal while it is grazing and is more comfortable to wear than similar animal-pokes.
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Wind-Wheel

Wind-Wheel

Date: August 12, 1890
Creator: Gatlin, Lilburn M.
Description: Patent for a new and novel design for a wind wheel.
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Sod Cutter.

Sod Cutter.

Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: White, Maston Timothy
Description: Patent for a new and improved sod-cutter. This design consists, "with a sod-cutter comprising the frame, the horizontal blade, the beam, the handle-bars, and the brace-rod connecting the said beam with the outer handle-bar . . . of the upwardly and outwardly curved guide-rods secured to the rear of the said blades, the curved cutting-blades secured to said rods for dividing the cut sod into separate portions, and the fender provided with a forwardly-bent flange at its upper edge and secured to the said brace-rod diagonally of the machine and behind and above the said blades" (lines 76-88).
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Hand-Stamp.

Hand-Stamp.

Date: November 7, 1893
Creator: Dysart, Marby P.
Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, simple, and durable hand stamp that uses the minimum number of parts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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