Cultivator.

Cultivator.

Date: July 17, 1894
Creator: Maxfield, Nelson; Griffin, Richard Frankling & Speer, Henry Alson
Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment which is designed to be "a guard to protect the young growing crop from being covered by dirt when it is being cultivated." (Lines 14-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Photograph of Elizabeth "Betty" Howell]

[Photograph of Elizabeth "Betty" Howell]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Elizabeth "Betty" Howell, wife of James William Howell. Her hair is pulled away from her face, and she wears a black high-necked dress with a white cravat.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Hill County

Hill County

Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hill County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Joshua Calhoun Howell Remembrance Card]

[Joshua Calhoun Howell Remembrance Card]

Date: 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Remembrance card for Joshua Calhoun Howell of Hill County, Texas. It reads: "In Loving Remembrance of J. C. Howell, Died Jan. 5, 1901. Gone but not forgotten. 'Tis hard to break the tender cord,/When love has bound the heart./'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words:/"We must forever part."/Dearest loved one we must lay thee/In the peaceful grave's embrace,/But thy memory will be cherished/'Til we see thy heavenly face." Below the inscription is an illustration of the Bible.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
[Photograph of Elizabeth Martin Howell]

[Photograph of Elizabeth Martin Howell]

Date: 18uu
Creator: Duff, N. F.
Description: Photograph of Elizabeth "Eliza" Martin Howell, mother of Joshua Calhoun Howell. She lived from April 20, 1823 to July 3, 1898. Her hair is pulled back, she has glasses, and wears a brooch at the neck of her black button-up dress.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
[Photograph of John Noah Howell and Elizabeth Martin Howell]

[Photograph of John Noah Howell and Elizabeth Martin Howell]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of John Noah Howell and Elizabeth "Eliza" Martin Howell, parents of Joshua Calhoun Howell, sitting side by side. Elizabeth Howell wears her hair pulled back, has glasses, and a brooch at her neck. John Howell wears a suit jacket and a waistcoat over a white shirt.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Harrow Attachent.

Harrow Attachent.

Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Mills, Burette M.
Description: Patent for a light, strong, and durable harrow attachment for plows or cultivators that has has harrow or cultivator teeth which can be securely fastened on the harrow-bar.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Advertising Device.

Advertising Device.

Date: March 20, 1894
Creator: Attaway, Henry F.
Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive advertising device adapted to be placed on street corners and other public places and capable of exciting the curiosity and attracting attention, and thereby directing the attention of persons to the advertisement" (lines 11-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Match-Box.

Match-Box.

Date: February 5, 1895
Creator: Holm, Martin
Description: Patent for a match-box that prevents "the wholesale removal therefrom of large numbers of matches by users and borrowers and their consequent wasteful expenditure, which, when this happens, as it commonly does in hotels and stores, makes the cost of matches an item of considerable expense to the proprietor" (lines 14-20).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hay-Rake.

Hay-Rake.

Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Lunday, Isaac G.
Description: Patent for an improvement on a revolving hay-rake that is simple, economic, and easily manipulated. It can move backwards as well as forward, and the teeth can turn freely. The ground pressure of the teeth can be adjusted.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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