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Burleson County

Burleson County

Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Burleson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio road, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
General Highway Map Burleson County, Texas

General Highway Map Burleson County, Texas

Date: 1961
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Description: Highway map of Burleson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes eight inset maps - Cooks Point, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Lyons, Clay, Inset No. 3, Deanville, and Chriesman - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Red Front Cafe, Lyons, Texas

Red Front Cafe, Lyons, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: "Red Front Cafe, Lyons, Texas"; framed in barnwood; "P. Johnson" and title handwritten on bottom
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Map of Burleson County, Texas.

Map of Burleson County, Texas.

Date: 1879
Creator: unknown
Description: Plat map of the original land grants of Burleson County, Texas. There is a circle marked near the center of the map which includes the city of Caldwell and surrounding properties. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Seward Papers

Seward Papers

Date: November 10, 1875
Creator: Hunt, Thomas M.
Description: Court summons to Seward by J.G. James.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Plow-Stock.

Plow-Stock.

Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Fillip, Joseph W.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in plow stocks, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Ruthenberg, William
Description: Patent for certain new an useful improvements in acetylene gas apparatus, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire Stretcher

Wire Stretcher

Date: 1900-10-2
Creator: Calhoun, Albert C.
Description: Patent for a device that improves "wire-stretchers, but also adapted to be used for other purposes" (lines 15-19) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Horse at Village Creek Ranch]

[Horse at Village Creek Ranch]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of a horse at Village Creek Ranch in Burleson, Texas. The ranch was owned by Bess Fish, and it was managed by Don Carr for many years. Carr founded the American Cutting Horse Association. The horse stands in a field, and someone holding its lead can partially be seen in the left of the image.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Don Carr with Horse]

[Don Carr with Horse]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Don Carr walking a horse toward a barn at Village Creek Ranch. A sign on the barn reads "Jake Cascio Training Stables." A Ford truck is parked outside.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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