Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Date: May 30, 1876
Creator: Darrow, Nicholas
Description: Patent for an improvement in car-couplings with illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Sewing-Machine Thread-Guards.

Improvement in Sewing-Machine Thread-Guards.

Date: December 21, 1875
Creator: Roosevelt, Lillian
Description: Patent for "a guard attachment to the Wheeler & Wilson sewing-machine for preventing the thread from being thrown off the tension by the work, and for preventing the thread from running off the spool onto the spindle." (Lines 6-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Oil Press Mat.

Oil Press Mat.

Date: June 7, 1881
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William
Description: Patent for a new and improved oil press mat. This design "is to flexibly connect the metal plates or leaves of a three-leaved oil-press mat in such manner that when the mat with the bags of meal interposed between its leaves is subjected to pressure for the purpose of expressing the oil the parallelism of the leaves will be maintained and endwise shifting of the same prevented. A further object is to provide a fastening . . . which shall be stronger, more durable, and more positive in its functions" (lines 31-41).
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Motor.

Motor.

Date: September 30, 1884
Creator: Chilton, William
Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design "has for its object to provide a motor of the class . . . that shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, cheapness, durability, and general efficiency; and to these ends [the] invention consists in the construction and novel arrangement of parts" (lines 17-23).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Tri-Weekly Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 27, 1886

The Tri-Weekly Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 27, 1886

Date: February 27, 1886
Creator: Hutchison, John H.
Description: Tri-weekly newspaper from Hempstead, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Gus Wortham's cattle in field at Nine Bar Ranch]

[Gus Wortham's cattle in field at Nine Bar Ranch]

Date: c. 1960 - 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Gus Wortham's cattle in field at Nine Bar Ranch.
Contributing Partner: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Hempstead Ledger (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, December 4, 1885

The Hempstead Ledger (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, December 4, 1885

Date: December 4, 1885
Creator: Hutchison, John H.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Hempstead, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Monday, February 22, 1886

The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Monday, February 22, 1886

Date: February 22, 1886
Creator: Hutchison, John H.
Description: Daily newspaper from Hempstead, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 24, 1886

The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 24, 1886

Date: February 24, 1886
Creator: Hutchison, John H.
Description: Daily newspaper from Hempstead, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 25, 1886

The Daily Ledger. (Hempstead, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 25, 1886

Date: February 25, 1886
Creator: Hutchison, John H.
Description: Daily newspaper from Hempstead, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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