Rod-Coupling Device.

Rod-Coupling Device.

Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Ponkney, August C.
Description: Patent for a rod-coupling device, "to provide a simple, convenient, and effective device for the pump plunger-rods of windmills and the like" (lines 12-15). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Hatchet and Wire-Tightener.

Combined Hatchet and Wire-Tightener.

Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Keck, Edgar A.
Description: Patent for a device that operates as a hatchet and as a wire-twisting device, so that "slack may be taken up in fence-wires as fast as it occurs" (lines 11-12). The wire-tightener is two triangles stick out from the side of the hatchet, where the operator can pinch the wire.
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Combination-Tool.

Combination-Tool.

Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Ponkney, August C.
Description: Patent for "a simple and effective tool designed especially for wire-fence working and combining in a single implement a hatchet, nail-claw, staple-puller, wire kinker or twister, and wire-cutter." (Lines 13-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Shale Formation

Shale Formation

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a dry creek bed winding near the Eagle Ford area of South Texas.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Soil Survey of La Salle County, Texas

Soil Survey of La Salle County, Texas

Date: October 1994
Creator: Gabriel, Wayne J.; Arriaga, Daniel & Stevens, Jack W.
Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of La Salle County, Texas.
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General Soil Map, La Salle County, Texas

General Soil Map, La Salle County, Texas

Date: 1988
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
La Salle County.

La Salle County.

Date: 1923
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Heel for Boots and Shoes.

Heel for Boots and Shoes.

Date: November 7, 1882
Creator: Dranley, Charles
Description: Patent for a new and improved heel for boots and shoes. This design is for a hollow heel of malleable metal (e.g., iron) to be filled with some cheaper material (e.g., wood). This design represents an improvement over previous heels with its cheaper production cost and greater durability.
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Pan Cover.

Pan Cover.

Date: October 30, 1883
Creator: Dowdell, Seleta C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved pan cover. This design's "lower section, being outwardly flaring, is capable of attachment to different size pans, and the bars serve to strengthen the cover and assist in supporting the upper pan, while the perforations admit a current of air through the cover, thus serving to keep the contents of the pan cool. The wire gauze . . . is designed to prevent flies, insects, &c., from getting into the pan, and to a great measure prevents dust from doing likewise, and they may be constructed any size desirable, and at the same time are durable and cheap to manufacture" (lines 42-54).
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La Salle County

La Salle County

Date: April 1879
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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