Spark-Arrester.

Spark-Arrester.

Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Description: Patent for improvements in spark-arresters for locomotives in “which [it] will prevent the sparks and cinders from falling upon the train and upon surrounding lands and buildings;” (lines 10-12) by using a combination of a curved smoke-stack, a cinder-box, conducting pipes and an ash pen. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Smoke-Consumer.

Smoke-Consumer.

Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Description: Patent for a device used by locomotives that "will cause the smoke to be returned from the stack to the fire-box until it is entirely consumed" (lines 11-13), condenses exhaust steam, and heats the water in the tender. Includes illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
2000 Census County Block Map: Howard County, Index

2000 Census County Block Map: Howard County, Index

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard 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 1:76,483.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Howard County, Index

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

Date: 1990
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard 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 1:76,483.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
P.L. 94-171 County Block Map (2010 Census): Howard County, Index

P.L. 94-171 County Block Map (2010 Census): Howard County, Index

Date: December 14, 2010
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard 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 1:73,692.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gulf Oil Men by Well

Gulf Oil Men by Well

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several men from Gulf Oil, all but one in waterproof gear, working on an oil well in Howard County, Texas. The man on the left, facing the camera, is J. D. Bonner.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Howard County

Howard County

Date: August 1880
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Description: Map of Howard County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Howard County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Walter McCormick in the Service

Walter McCormick in the Service

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Walter McCormick as an Army officer before he was called to active duty.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Woman and Child by Cabin

Woman and Child by Cabin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1 copy negative of a woman and child by a cabin.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
View of Big Spring from Big Spring State Park

View of Big Spring from Big Spring State Park

Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: View of Big Spring from Big Spring State Park, on the northern edge of the Edwards plateau.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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