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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Levings, Enoc
Description: Patent for improvements a cotton chopper that "consists of a two-wheeled carriage having a hoe situated to thin the cotton and is operated by bevel gear-wheels, a ratchet-wheel, and a spring" (lines 12-15).
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Shears.

Shears.

Date: January 20, 1891
Creator: Baker, George W.
Description: Patent for new and improved shears. This design is "adapted to be run along the top of the table or other surface, whereby the movable blade is adapted to be operated so that cloth, paper, or other material may be severed" (lines 9-13). It consists, "with a lower member provided with a handle, of a roller journaled to said member and provided with an elongated eccentric-pin an upper member pivoted to said lower member, and a rearwardly-extending projection from said upper member provided with a suitable elongated opening for the engagement of said pin" (lines 38-46).
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Pulley Hub.

Pulley Hub.

Date: October 14, 1890
Creator: Collier, William Reid
Description: Patent for a new and improved pulley-hub. This design "relates . . . to the means employed for attaching the hubs thereof firmly but removably to the shaft upon which the pulleys are mounted; and the object of the invention is to effect improvements upon the well-known 'spline-and-groove' connection. To this end the invention consists of a hub having upon its interior two outwardly-tapering grooves, wedges moving within said grooves, and a screw having a pointed tip passing between the inner ends of the wedges to separate them" (lines 8-20).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow.

Plow.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Baker, George Washington
Description: Patent for improvements in plows by providing “a reversible colter adapted to be applied to any style of plow; such as shovel-plows, half or turning shovels, bull-tongue, or other forms of plows. Also to provide a convenient means of attaching and detaching the plow” (lines 12-17). Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Mechanical Movement.

Mechanical Movement.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Baker, George W.
Description: Patent for a mechanical movement using a crank to operate the lazy-tongs through the medium of a pitman, guided by a pair of parallel wires and, a reciprocating bar guided by a socket to produce the reciprocating motion. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Motor.

Motor.

Date: July 12, 1892
Creator: Wheat, Edmond C.
Description: Patent for "a motor of cheap and simple construction that may be stopped and started readily, that is automatically governed, that may be operated continuously or without losing time for rewinding or hoisting the weight, and the power of which may be doubled or decreased one-half, as desired, and in accordance with the mechanism to be operated" (lines 10-17).
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Colmesneil 1904 Sheet 1

Colmesneil 1904 Sheet 1

Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Colmesneil in Tyler County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
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2000 Census County Block Map: Tyler County, Inset A01

2000 Census County Block Map: Tyler County, Inset A01

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Inset map for Tyler County, Texas showing detail within a census block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:5,500.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Tyler County, Inset A01

1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Tyler County, Inset A01

Date: 1990
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Inset map for Tyler County, Texas showing detail within a census block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:5,500.
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2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: Colmesneil-Chester CCD, Texas, Inset A01

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: Colmesneil-Chester CCD, Texas, Inset A01

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Inset map for Colmesneil-Chester Census County Division, Texas showing detail within a census block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:5,500.
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