Map of Cherokee Co.

Map of Cherokee Co.

Date: 1902
Creator: Jelinek, J. W. & Campbell, C. C.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Cherokee County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red ink to highlight San Antonio Road, "1851 Cherokee Co. Map." Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
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General Highway Map Cherokee County, Texas

General Highway Map Cherokee County, Texas

Date: 1960
Creator: Texas State Highway Department, Planning Survey Division
Description: Highway map of Cherokee County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes four inset maps - Reklaw, Dailville, Forest, and Maydelle - a key to counties diagram, a key to sheets diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Handwritten notes have been made made to the map in pencil to denote the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
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St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery Survey: Alto, Texas

St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery Survey: Alto, Texas

Date: 1976~
Creator: Ross, Alizabeth
Description: List of names appearing on headstones in the St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery near Alto, Texas, including some dates and notes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Cotton Planter and Chopper

Cotton Planter and Chopper

Date: July 3, 1888
Creator: Lester, Isaac L. & Whittly, Josiah
Description: Patent for improvements in "combined cotton planters and choppers; and it consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices" (line 9-12), includes detailed illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Alto City Directory

Alto City Directory

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Directory to the city of Alto, Texas includes lists of local phone numbers.
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Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Brochure about Forest Hill Plantation located near Alto, Texas. It includes information about the family history of the plantation owners, as provided by The Thursday Study Club.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
Churn.

Churn.

Date: October 23, 1894
Creator: Roark, Calvin M.
Description: Patent for an improved, strong, durable, and simple churn that produces butter quickly and with much use of power. It has a slide rest with a rotary driving spindle on one end and guide pulleys on the other end, a slide-block that slides on the end of the slide rest, a turn-peg with a ratchet-head on the slide-block, a pawl, and a chord that attaches all these parts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Plow, Chopper, and Planter.

Combined Plow, Chopper, and Planter.

Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Newton, Nicholas H.
Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and economic combined plow, chopper, and planter that provides "a machine which will open the land, plant and fertilize at the same time, and which may be quickly adjusted for chopping cotton plants and at the same time cultivate rows of plants" (lines 10-13). The parts can be attached to a common frame.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Newton, Nicholas H.
Description: Patent for a cotton-chopper that cultivates "the rows of plants simultaneously with thinning them out; and a further object of the invention is to provide such a machine which will be durable and simple" (lines 11-14).
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Improvement in Cultivator and Chopper.

Improvement in Cultivator and Chopper.

Date: October 7, 1876
Creator: Killough, William B.
Description: Patent for an improvement in cultivators and choppers which will allow for the adjustment by height and width.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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