Map of Liberty County

Map of Liberty County

Date: 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Liberty County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. A handwritten note has been made in the upper-left corner of the map in pencil: "R. C. Crane." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Liberty Co.

Liberty Co.

Date: 1926
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Liberty County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:222,222] (5000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[1.00 Merchandise Token]

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise Only"; on the other side it has the text: "Grogan Manufacturing Company, Not Transferable, G, Gladstell, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Grogan Manufacturing Company Token]

[Grogan Manufacturing Company Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 50 in Merchandise Only" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Grogan Manufacturing Company, Not Transferable, G, Gladstell, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Date: May 5, 2011
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Royal Braves Band

Royal Braves Band

Date: 1967
Creator: Young, Moon
Description: Photograph of 11 members of Cleveland High School Royal Braves Band that won First Place at state competition contest in 1967.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Royal Braves Band

Royal Braves Band

Date: June 9, 1967
Creator: Young, Moon
Description: Photograph of 11 members of Cleveland High School royal Braves Band that went to State Contest in 1967 and won first Place.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Austin Library (First Public Library)

Austin Library (First Public Library)

Date: 1950
Creator: Young, Moon
Description: Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Bench Plane.

Bench Plane.

Date: November 22, 1881
Creator: Sawyer, George Frederic
Description: Patent for a new and improved bench plane. This design "consists in a stirrup pivoted to the sides of the plane in such a manner that the traverse piece of the stirrup passes through a transverse groove in the under surface of the plane, this groove increasing in height toward the rear of the plane, so that when the plane is drawn backward it will be slightly raised by this stirrup, so that the cutting-edge of the plane-iron cannot slide on the board being planed" (lines 10-19).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Animal-Stock.

Animal-Stock.

Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: Schecher, Conrad
Description: Patent for an improved animal-stock that holds animals during branding, dehorning, castrating, &c. It looks like an open-topped cage where the operator puts the animal, and the animal cannot move. The invention is on a platform and can tip to one side and a chain is tied from the top of the machine to the bottom of the frame.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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