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Bowie Co.

Bowie Co.

Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bowie County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, Trammel's Trace, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of the Spanish Bluffs and the crossing on Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Medical Compounds for Treating Chills, Fever, &c.

Improvement in Medical Compounds for Treating Chills, Fever, &c.

Date: October 10, 1871
Creator: Bevill, Robert
Description: Patent for the improvement of medical compounds for treating chills and fevers. The patent states the components of a "True Ague Pill."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bowie County

Bowie County

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Bowie County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. The ferry location is marked along the Sulphur River. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Railway-Signal.

Railway-Signal.

Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Bundy, Jehu D. & Jackson, Arthur L.
Description: Patent for a new and improved railway signal, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lumber-Stacker.

Lumber-Stacker.

Date: May 23, 1899
Creator: Coleman, Thomas A.
Description: Patent for a certain new and useful improvement in lumber stackers, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Log-Cart.

Log-Cart.

Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Bender, Gustave
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin log carts, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Mattress-Stuffing Machine

Mattress-Stuffing Machine

Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Rehkopf, Henry C.
Description: Patent for Mattress Stuffing Machine which “consists of a bed and cover to hold the stuffing material and give it proper shape, rods to keep the stuffing material in shape while it is being inserted into the ticking, a follow-block for pushing the stuffing and rods into the ticking." (lines 9-14), including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Postcard of Woman Wielding Axe]

[Postcard of Woman Wielding Axe]

Date: May 11, 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a woman holding a large axe over her shoulder with the words, "If you don't soon come to Texarkana I'll come after you with an axe." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Central Christian Church in Texarkana]

[Postcard of Central Christian Church in Texarkana]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a grand church with multiple floors, stained glass windows, and a grand stairway to the entrance. The postcard is described as "Central Christian Church Texarkana, Ark. - Tex." and addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of United States Court House in Texarkana]

[Postcard of United States Court House in Texarkana]

Date: August 16, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a two story stone building with a red tiled roof. The back of the postcard reads, "Maybe you think I am not glad to stay riding on that dirty train - WRC." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
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