Frio Co.

Frio Co.

Date: 1893
Creator: Finley, O. W.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Frio County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to indicate the addition of upper Presidio Road. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
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Skirt Ironing Board.

Skirt Ironing Board.

Date: December 14, 1880
Creator: Baldwin, Mary Hensley
Description: Patent for a new and improved ironing board. This design "consists [of] an ironing-board provided with hinged detachable leaves and with devices for holding said leaves open, which board is hinged or pivoted to the end piece of a frame, the lower part of which forms a box to receive that part of the article that hangs down, while the rest is being ironed, thus protecting it from dust and dirt and keeping it moist" (lines 12-20).
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Texas (Frio County): Pearsall Quadrangle

Texas (Frio County): Pearsall Quadrangle

Date: 1949
Creator: Murphy, T. F. & Fisher, W. A.
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Pearsall, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, rivers, creeks, roads, boundaries, railroads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
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Cactus-Singer.

Cactus-Singer.

Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Vacher, Ernest William.
Description: Patent for a safer design of a portable flame gun, used for burning needles off cactus plants, with illustrations.
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Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

Date: October 30, 1883
Creator: Miller, Thomas, L.
Description: Patent for the invention of screw-worm liniment, provide a description of the ingredients within liniment. Compound relates to that class of reme-wounds cause by screw-worms and all kind of parasites in or on stock and poultry (10).
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Attachment For Wheeled Plows Or Cultivators.

Attachment For Wheeled Plows Or Cultivators.

Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Fullerton, John C.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin attachments for wheeled plows or cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
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Vehicle-Wheel.

Vehicle-Wheel.

Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Pruitt, Andrew L.
Description: Patent for a new and useful vehicle wheel, including instructions and illustrations.
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Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Date: January 25, 1900
Creator: Lindholm, Charlie M.
Description: Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator "which is kept in a relatively-cool condition by a surrounding bath of water and which generator is removable at will from the floatable bell of the tank. A further object is to prevent the waste carbid from dropping into the water of the expansible tank and to provide for the free discharge of gas from the generator [...] while [...] permitting the expeditious removal of said generator for the purpose of cleaning and recharging" (lines 13-24).
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2000 Census County Block Map: Frio County, Index

2000 Census County Block Map: Frio County, Index

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Frio County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:87,409.
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1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Frio County, Index

1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Frio County, Index

Date: 1990
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Frio County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:87,409.
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