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).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Brown County

Brown County

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Brown County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The proposed center of Brown County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Combination-Tool.

Combination-Tool.

Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: McCarty, William N.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gas Apparatus.

Gas Apparatus.

Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in apparatus for manufacturing gas from air and hydrocarbon, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in hydrocarbon burning furnaces, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Ironing - Machine

Ironing - Machine

Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Walter, Geo. P.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in ironing machines for household use to"produce a simple, effective, and inexpensive ironing-machine especially adapted for household or family use" (line 27 - 29).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Stalk - Cutter.

Stalk - Cutter.

Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Acre, William Floyd & Wafford, William Penn
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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