Mills Co.

Mills Co.

Date: 1906
Creator: Clark, S. C.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mills County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Mullin Independent School District, July 2006

Mullin Independent School District, July 2006

Date: August 2, 2006
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Description: Report reviewing the management and performance of the Mullin Independent School District's (MISD's) education, financial, and operational functions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire-Coiling Machine.

Wire-Coiling Machine.

Date: October 9, 1894
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Description: Patent for a wire-coiling machine that improves on a previous patent (No. 296,806), that was granted to Wildermuth. The improvement allows for either left- or right-handed use, by making the crank movable to either side and by "providing the upper end of the post at opposite sides with stationary cutter blades and a single movable cutter adapted to be shifted for operation with either one of the said fixed cutters" (lines 28-32).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Angora Goats on Pig Foot Ranch

Angora Goats on Pig Foot Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a herd of Angora goats walking down a grassy hill towards a dirt road. Some of the goats have large horns.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Spring Bed-Bottom.

Spring Bed-Bottom.

Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable spring bet bottom that consists of a frame, slats, separate inverted cone-shaped coiled springs that sit on the slats and that loop together at the tops, clamps that hold the springs onto the slats, and hooks that hold the upper coils to the frame.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bridle Bit.

Bridle Bit.

Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Allen, John Hudson
Description: Patent for a new and improved bridle bit. This design "consist[s] of curb-plates provided with the mouth-bar and having the upper ends provided with slots and the lower ends formed with longitudinal slots, and the cheek-plates loosely fitted to the outer ends of the mouth-bar and having their opposite ends formed with openings for the attachment of the head-stall and reins" (lines 72-79).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: June 27, 1899
Creator: Yankee, Elmer
Description: Patent for a new and useful wire stretcher, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Post Hole Auger.

Post Hole Auger.

Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Description: Patent for a new and improved post-hole auger. This design "is adapted to be attached to a cart or wagon and moved from place to place thereon in line with the proposed operating fence and operated to bore post-holes without the necessity of detaching it from the wagon, whereby the machine may be readily transported and arranged in position for use" (lines 14-20). It consists, "with a wagon having brackets secured to one side thereof, of a vertically-sliding frame moving within said brackets and carrying an earth-auger and gearing for actuating said auger" (lines 14-18).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
General Soil Map, Mills County, Texas

General Soil Map, Mills County, Texas

Date: 1980
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. Scale 1:316,800
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Mills County, state of Texas.

Mills County, state of Texas.

Date: 1888
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Mills County, Texas property boundaries, land patents, landowners, towns, and plat numbers. Scale [1:66,667].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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