Medical Compound.

Medical Compound.

Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Page, Thomas L.
Description: Patent for improvements in medical compounds: "provide a new and useful preparation for the treatment and cure of kidney and bladder affections" (lines 9-11).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fire and Burglar Proof Safe.

Fire and Burglar Proof Safe.

Date: March 18, 1870
Creator: Wilkins, Samuel Adams
Description: Patent for a safe "constructed as to be safe from fire and burglars, and at which the same time may be made lighter, and may be less expensive in manufacture than when made in the usual way." (para. 4). Additionally, safe is airtight and water-proof.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Victoria Co.

Victoria Co.

Date: 1921
Creator: Matzow, Fr & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Victoria 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
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 cents in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Hall's Place, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[7 1/2-Cent Bar Token]

[7 1/2-Cent Bar Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 7 1/2 [cents] at Bar" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Dietz & Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
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Improvement in Cultivators.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Date: April 23, 1872
Creator: Jordan, Hugh Paxton
Description: Patent for improvement in horse-drawn cultivators.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Insect-Destroying Attachments for Cultivators.

Improvement in Insect-Destroying Attachments for Cultivators.

Date: December 30, 1873
Creator: Hurd, Charles T.
Description: Patent for "a fan or blower conjoined with a box containing any of the various powdered poisons used for destroying vermin which infest growing plants, as cotton, potatoes, &c., operated by a pulley and band, running from the axle of the blower to a wheel on the supporting-axle of the cultivator, seeder, or other machine to which the apparatus may be attached." (Lines 19-27) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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