[Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County: Index]

[Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County: Index]

Date: [1965~]
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.)
Description: This index contains the tables of contents for volumes 1 through 19 of the Texas Genealogical Records of Ellis County.
Contributing Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library
The Ferris Wheel, Volume 5, Number 25, Saturday, February 26, 1898

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 5, Number 25, Saturday, February 26, 1898

Date: February 26, 1898
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
Contributing Partner: Ferris Public Library
Rogers Hotel on the Courthouse Square

Rogers Hotel on the Courthouse Square

Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the Rogers Hotel on the Courthouse Square; taken fron a second story Courthouse window.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
1895 Ellis County Courthouse Texas Historical Commission Marker

1895 Ellis County Courthouse Texas Historical Commission Marker

Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission Marker on the lawn of the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
Ellis County Museum Building 201 South College Street

Ellis County Museum Building 201 South College Street

Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the Ellis County Museum 201 South College Street in downtown Waxahachie, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
Texas Theater on the North Couthouse Square

Texas Theater on the North Couthouse Square

Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the Texas Theater building, at 110 West Main, on the North Courthouse Square in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. The building was original built in 1895 as a commercial brick building.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
Improvement in Presses.

Improvement in Presses.

Date: January 17, 1860
Creator: McCray, Thomas H.
Description: Patent for pressing cotton, hay, and tobacco with moveable notches for more control in producing bales and using less power than previous presses, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Animal-Trap.

Animal-Trap.

Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Bassinger, Stephen
Description: Patent for an improved animal trap for “catching small animals in a trap which will be ever set and in operative position for catching an animal and which will be automatically reset” (lines 10-13), illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: April 10, 1894
Creator: Schubert, George
Description: Patent for improvements in baling presses: "This invention relates to baling presses provided with runners, (instead of the usual wheels,) to be removed about the field; and my objects are, to construct such a press in such a manner that it can be readily started down with but few stakes, second; to provide a rigid but removable side brace to prevent the press from canting, and third; to prevent the operating lever from canting or swinging upward or downward when in operation; and to promote simplicity" (lines 17-27).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: December 21, 1869
Creator: Woods, David C.
Description: Patent for an improved seed-planter "which will deposit the seeds in the requisite quantities and proper distances apart, and which will cover and mark the bills, so that a plowman will not be at a loss where to start at the commencement of a new row, and after having passed around tree-stumps or other obstructions, as he can always see the marks on the preceding rows" (lines 16-23) with illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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