Bridge.

Bridge.

Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Mitchell, Hirtie F.
Description: Patent for "a simplified and cheapened construction of bridge whereby the weight and strain will be more equally divided and the braces so arranged that expansion and contraction laterally are avoided, while permitting of the necessary expansion and contraction longitudinally of the bridge." (Lines 13-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Parker Co.

Parker Co.

Date: 1919
Creator: Newton, John. C.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Parker County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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[Lake Mineral Wells]

[Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows the Civic League Island at Lake Mineral Wells, four miles east of Mineral Wells, Texas, with a rustic bridge connecting the two small islands, picnic tables, and grilles. In the foreground, there are two small boats with canopies, carrying passengers on the water of the lake. A forested shoreline is visible in the background of the image.
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Quanah Parker

Quanah Parker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Quanah Parker, last chief of the Comanches
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Quanah Parker and One of His Wives

Quanah Parker and One of His Wives

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Quanah Parker and one of his wives in front of their teepee
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Apparatus for Operating Churns, &c.

Apparatus for Operating Churns, &c.

Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Crawford, William H.
Description: Patent for an apparatus for operating churns, ice cream freezers, or the like, and is meant "to produce an apparatus in which there is simultaneously given to the vessel a revolving motion and a revolving or vibrating motion to the agitator working in the vessel" (lines 14-18).
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Corn Planter.

Corn Planter.

Date: September 1, 1885
Creator: Easley, Levi
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the frame and the hopper having the closed bottom and the openings in one side, with the driving-wheel, having the tappet-pins, the seed-slides having the openings or cups, the fulcrumed levers actuated by the tappet-pins, and connected to the lower ends of the seed-slides, and the cord or strap passing over the sheave, and secured to the free ends of the levers, whereby the seed-slides are reciprocated alternately in opposite directions" (lines 74-84).
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Improvement in Running-Gears.

Improvement in Running-Gears.

Date: February 1, 1876
Creator: Gilmore, George W.
Description: Patent for running-gear on carriages that "consists mainly in improvements in the connections of the axles with the springs, perch, and other parts" (para. 5), with illustrations.
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Improvement in Wardrobe-Beadsteads.

Improvement in Wardrobe-Beadsteads.

Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: Sutcliffe, Wilson
Description: Patent for a new and improved office-furniture that combines a desk, bookshelf, folding bed, hat-rack, and wash-basin, including descriptions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Beef-Steak Tenderers.

Improvement in Beef-Steak Tenderers.

Date: October 11, 1875
Creator: Billington, Theophilus
Description: Patent for improvement in beef-steak tenderer by mounting “two studded or pointed rollers on to a stand; the rollers are arranged one above another, in order to mash the steak by rolling the meat between the rollers.” (Lines [6-9]) Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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