Lavaca County Courthouse

Lavaca County Courthouse

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lavaca County Courthouse. The stone building is four-stories tall and has a clock tower. Stairs lead up to the main arched entryway. To the left of the main entrance is a tree.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
Improvement in Picket-Fences

Improvement in Picket-Fences

Date: October 6, 1874
Creator: McGinty, Robert H
Description: Patent for improvement for Picket Fences, Patent No. 143632 dated October 14, 1873. The improved picket fences composed of zig zag settings with their upper ends brought in line and are connected and supported by wires and posts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lavaca Co.

Lavaca Co.

Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Bramlette, H. M.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lavaca County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, old county boundaries, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Map of Lavaca County]

[Map of Lavaca County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, showing showing towns, rivers, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

[25-Cent Merchandise 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 25 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

[50-Cent Merchandise 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 50 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[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, shaped like a 4-petaled flower, and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "B. E. Camp, K.C. Bldg., Yoakum, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

[$1.00 Merchandise 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 $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Siegmund & Quitta, Hallettsville, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Date: June 14, 1859
Creator: Veal, Franklin
Description: Patent for the improvement of the seeding-machine by having a lever that allows the driver to operate the hopper-box, harrow, and smoothing-roller at any time, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Machines for Making Plow-Irons.

Improvement in Machines for Making Plow-Irons.

Date: March 4, 1873
Creator: McGinty, James M. & Nolan, Thomas.
Description: Patent for an improvement in the design for machines for manufacturing plow irons, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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