Falls County

Falls County

Date: 1919
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Davis, Grady W.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Falls County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Saw Cotton-Gin.

Saw Cotton-Gin.

Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Lumpkin, Robert B. & Ogden, George
Description: Patent for "cotton-gins, and more particularly to pneumatic means for removing the lint from the gin-saws, [the] object being to provide a constructions by the use of which the cotton will be taken from the saw-teeth in the condition of down and not in a tufted or ropy state." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Date: July 16, 1878
Creator: Etheridge, Daniel T.
Description: Patent for improvements in the manner in which cotton is separated.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: McCullough, Frank
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton-choppers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Tool-Handle.

Tool-Handle.

Date: February 7, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Description: Patent for tool handles relating to "improvements in handles for hoes, rakes, and similar agricultural or mechanical implements; and it consists in the novel devices hereinafter described and claimed (lines 10-15).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Station-Indicator.

Station-Indicator.

Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in station indicators for moving vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cotton-Distributer.

Cotton-Distributer.

Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton distributers, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Photograph of Train in Chilton, Texas]

[Photograph of Train in Chilton, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people surrounding a train in Chilton, Texas. A few horse-drawn wagons can be seen, as well.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Spring-Gun

Spring-Gun

Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Wilkins, Willie A.
Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple device of this nature wherein the projectile will be held in such manner as not to interfere with sighting the catapult and wherein derived will be held in place in such manner as will prevent their accidental displacement and will yet permit of ready removal when desired" (lines 9-17).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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