Brown County

Brown County

Date: 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Brown County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map, marking an approximate route to Phantom Hill via Crogan [Croghan] Road. Scale ca. 1:213,333 (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
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Map of Brown County

Map of Brown County

Date: 1858
Creator: Hectors, J. P
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Brown County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, and roads. No scale information given.
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Planes on Airfield

Planes on Airfield

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of airplanes in a field. They are located at Camp Bowie and are surrounded by landscape and brush. There is an airplane hanger in the background.
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Exterior Building

Exterior Building

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two buildings. The barracks are located in Camp Bowie. Camp Bowie, located at Brownwood in Central Texas, was a military training center during World War II. It was established in September 1940 as an infantry and artillery training center. The sign on the front of the first building has the text "Engineer" printed on it and hangs next to the door. The barracks are lifted off of the ground and appear to be made of wood.
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Burglar-Alarm.

Burglar-Alarm.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Canterbury, Crawford R.
Description: Patent for a burglar-alarms by constructing “an alarm which would adapted and arranged to sound and to be operated at and by the raising of the window or opening of the door, and simultaneous with the sounding of the alarm to produce an illumination.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
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Churn.

Churn.

Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Crouch, Riley
Description: Patent for an improvement in churn by using a combination of a sliding bar, a cord secured to the dasher-shaft, and vertical rods to create a mechanical movement that would wind and unwind the cord in order to operate the churn. Illustration is included.
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Churn-Power.

Churn-Power.

Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Dickey, John S.
Description: Patent for improvements in churns is to “simplify and improve the construction of the means for operating vertically-reciprocating churn-dashers and to enable the dasher to be adjusted vertically, according to the amount of lacteal fluid to be churned.” (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
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Washing-Machine.

Washing-Machine.

Date: February 24, 1891
Creator: Walter, George P.
Description: Patent for improvement in "the construction of washing-machines and increase their efficacy and produce a thorough rubbing of the clothes and to prevent the latter being torn or in any wise injured by the rubbing action," (lines 11-15) includes illustration.
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Cotton-Stalk Puller.

Cotton-Stalk Puller.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Womack, Lewis L.
Description: Patent for an improved machine for pulling cotton-stalks by making “the pulling-wheel turned in a direction to cause its side engaging the cotton-stalks to move rearwardly or in a direction opposite to that in which the machine is advancing” (lines 87-91), illustration is included.
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Washing-Machine.

Washing-Machine.

Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: Walter, George P.
Description: Patent for improvements in washing-machines by using a combination of body, the shaft journaled in suitable bearings and extending beyond the body, the cog-wheel arranged on the extended end... and the rotary rubber.” (Lines 91-98, p.1 to lines1-6, p.2) Illustration is included.
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