Bevel.

Bevel.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Morris, Thomas R.
Description: Patent for "bevel-squares adapted to be converted into a try-square through the medium of a pivoted and adjustable blade." (Lines 13-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Limestone County

Limestone County

Date: 1922
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Limestone County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Limestone County

Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Limestone County

Date: 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Description: Map depicting the route of a proposed high-speed railroad connecting Dallas and Houston. This map shows the Limestone County information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Entrance to Parker's Fort - Limestone County]

[Entrance to Parker's Fort - Limestone County]

Date: January 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the entrance to Parker's Fort, which is located in Limestone County. Many descendants of the Parker family live in both Anderson and Houston Counties.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
Hay-Rack.

Hay-Rack.

Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Erskine, William James
Description: Patent for a hay-rack meant to "provide an improved device for holding or clamping hay within reach of livestock, and which while not impairing the feeding of the stock will prevent them from pulling the hay down beneath their feet" (lines 14-19).
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Spring Bed Bottom.

Spring Bed Bottom.

Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Bunnell, James F.
Description: Patent for a new and improved box-spring. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the main frame, the springs having their connecting pieces curved or coiled to form double heart-shaped configurations, the hinged head-rests, the wide bails, movably attached at the ends of their side pieces to the connecting-pieces of the springs at the side edges of the head-rests, and having their middle pieces curved or coiled to form heart-shaped configurations resting upon the tops of the springs of the head-rest, and the coiled wire coiled around all the portions of the springs" (lines 76-87).
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Washing Machine.

Washing Machine.

Date: November 10, 1885
Creator: Richardson, William H.
Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists "in a washing-machine, the combination, with the furnace, of the box, having the semicircularly-curved top, of the cylindrical cage and the flues in the box" (lines 87-90).
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Paint Brush.

Paint Brush.

Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Nowlin, William Abner
Description: Patent for a new and improved paint brush. This design "consists in an extensible and contractible frame having means for clamping a brush within the same, and provided at the end of its component members or plates with a sockets or tubes, in which are fitted adjustable stems carrying brush holders or sockets at their ends which are capable of receiving an angular adjustment in relation to said stems" (lines 15-23).
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Improvement in Nails.

Improvement in Nails.

Date: January 21, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.
Description: Patent for a nail with hexagonal form with two sides nearly flat and beveled edges.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Baling-Presses.

Improvement in Baling-Presses.

Date: May 16, 1876
Creator: Page, John, H.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in baling-presses.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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