Guadalupe Co.

Guadalupe Co.

Date: 1919
Creator: Davis, Grady W. & Matzow, Fr.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Guadalupe County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, the Old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten legend with hand drawn red lines to impose San Antonio Road, Road from New Braunels to Seguin, Gonzales Road, Seguin Road, and Mill Road in 1854 onto published map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Guadalupe County

Guadalupe County

Date: March 23, 1854
Creator: Willke, H.
Description: Cadastral map of Guadalupe County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. No scale indicated.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Pump.

Pump.

Date: May 31, 1881
Creator: Maney, Henry, Sr.
Description: Patent for a new and improved pump. This design utilizes a new combination and arrangement of cylinders, pistons, pipes, chambers, valves, screws, levers, and air and water vessels to pump water more effectively.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Automatic Cylindrical Power.

Automatic Cylindrical Power.

Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Hutchinson, Thomas E.
Description: Patent for a new and improved cylindrical power-source. This design "consists in the combination of a cylindrical slotted frame with a series of blades which are connected together in pairs, and which are alternately forced through the slots in the frame to receive the force of the wind or water and then retracted, so that they will offer no resistance during a portion of the revolution of the frame. . . . The object of [the] invention is to produce a motor which is adapted for use either as a wind-wheel or a water-wheel" (lines 13-27).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pats Place, August O. Schultz Prop., Phone 229, 115 W. Court St., Seguin, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Weighing Cotton]

[Weighing Cotton]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of two people weighing cotton in a field. The scale is attached to a truck.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Students at Picnic]

[Students at Picnic]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students eating outside near a school bus. All the students are boys. They are holding paper plates and sitting on the ground. The school building can be seen in the background.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Lower Valley School Students]

[Lower Valley School Students]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students sitting outside the school building. There is a sign on the school building that says, "Lower Valley School Dist. No. 33."
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Students In Lines]

[Students In Lines]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students lined up in front of the school building. The students are divided by age into two lines. The younger children are lined up in the foreground, while the older students are lined up on the other side of the building.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Students Holding Tractor Maintenance Kits]

[Students Holding Tractor Maintenance Kits]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of eleven male Lower Valley School students holding 4-H Live-Power Kit for first year tractor maintenance. The first boy in the front row is Larry Baumann, the second boy in the middle row is Andrew Friesenhahn and the third boy in the back row is Harvey Seiler. Next to him is Mr. Lutrell Watts.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
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