Kimble County

Kimble County

Date: 1915
Creator: Beaumont, G. N. & Bramlette. H. M.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kimble County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:400,000] (3000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
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Map of Kimble County

Map of Kimble County

Date: 1876
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Kimble County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
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Plow.

Plow.

Date: February 24, 1891
Creator: Eason, Thomas Gay
Description: Patent for an improved plow using frame-bars to secure a clevis at the front end with a plow-blade attached, and the inner sides of the frame-bars carries three plows which can be adjusted to any desired distance when in use; the clevis can be removed and used as a cultivator. Illustration is included.
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Gate.

Gate.

Date: June 9, 1891
Creator: Benson, Joseph Robinson
Description: Patent for improvements in gates “which can be readily opened away from the person by simply pulling down upon a lever or cord, and which will then automatically close without any further care or attention.” (Lines 24-28) Illustration is included.
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Seals for Vessles Containing Liquids.

Seals for Vessles Containing Liquids.

Date: June 9, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Nicholas C.
Description: Patent for a simple, easily applied, and inexpensive seal for vessels containing liquids. The seal goes over the vessel's stopper and must be partly broken away before removing the seal totally. The seal cannot be replaced once it has been removed.
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Buggy Top Support.

Buggy Top Support.

Date: January 26, 1886
Creator: Finney, James T.
Description: Patent for a new and improved support for buggy-tops. This design "relates to supports for the tops of buggies or other vehicles, and has for its object to provide a simple, inexpensive, effective, and durable device for attachment to the folding braces of the vehicle-tops to prevent the accidental folding of the top when the vehicles are on the road" (lines 7-13).
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Warning Strip for Wire Fences.

Warning Strip for Wire Fences.

Date: August 9, 1887
Creator: Cloud, William Johnston
Description: Patent for a new and improved warning strip for wire fences. This design "relates to warning-strips for wire fences designed as a visible signal to indicate the presence of the fence, and thus prevent cattle from running against the same and tearing themselves on the barbs" (lines 9-13).
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[Governor and Mrs. Coke Stevenson]

[Governor and Mrs. Coke Stevenson]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Governor Coke Stevenson and his wife Fay. People are visible behind them.
Contributing Partner: McAllen Public Library
[Governor Coke Stevenson Giving a Speech]

[Governor Coke Stevenson Giving a Speech]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Governor Coke Stevenson giving a speech. Radio microphones have been placed in front of him, and people sit behind him.
Contributing Partner: McAllen Public Library
[Governor Coke Stevenson]

[Governor Coke Stevenson]

Date: 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Governor Coke Stevenson speaking into a radio microphone. A man stands next to him, and both of them have their right hands in the air.
Contributing Partner: McAllen Public Library
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