Map of Eastland Co.

Map of Eastland Co.

Date: 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Eastland County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Portrait of Druggist

Portrait of Druggist

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of a man named Leon Maner in a suit and tie. He was a known Cisco druggist.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Maxwell Family Photo Album]

[Maxwell Family Photo Album]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo album containing images of family members posing together. The cover is black leather with a raised ovular design decorated with golden flowers. White beads are arranged in a rectangular pattern on either side of the cover. A golden hinge is used to seal the album. Photographs of Maxwell family members are arranged inside. Many of these photos are labeled.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
[Maxwell Family Photo Album]

[Maxwell Family Photo Album]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo album containing images of family members posing together. The front cover of the album features the painted image of a woman floating near a riverside woodland cabin. The spine and back cover is fabric with asymmetrical patterns. A golden hinge seals the album. The frames inside of the book are decorated with scrollwork, some are labeled with names, and many are vacant.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
Insect-Destroyer.

Insect-Destroyer.

Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Priest, Eli Thompson
Description: Patent for a new and useful insect - destroyer.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow-Set.

Plow-Set.

Date: December 12, 1899
Creator: Clark, Samuel Houston
Description: Patent for a new and useful plow set, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas that is crowded with horse-drawn carts. The text "Fields of Liquid Gold, Ranger, Texas, 1919" can be seen.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Lever-Operated Cutting Mechanism

Lever-Operated Cutting Mechanism

Date: August 21, 1900
Creator: Orr, William Oliver
Description: Patent for lever-operated cutting mechanism, that used leavers to provide a cutting surface that is both adjustable and can be reversibly held, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Table.

Table.

Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Jolly, William C.
Description: Patent for a table with sections that are rotatable and vertically adjustable, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hay-Press.

Hay-Press.

Date: December 18, 1900
Creator: Bryant, Edward R.
Description: Patent for hay presses with "a construction operable by horse-power in which the plunger will be operated as the sweep is moved in both directions and in which, furthermore, there will be an efficiency of operation and an economy of power" (lines 11-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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