Distant Shot of Town

Distant Shot of Town

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of distant shot of an unknown town. In the foreground there is land with a few trees and in the background is the town. There is a water tower visible on the right and so are rooftops.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Shot-Carrying Shell.

Shot-Carrying Shell.

Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Williams, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for "a cartridge-shell which shall clean the barrel of the gun each time one is discharged, thereby preventing the gun becoming foul or clogged," and "which can be employed for shooting shot at long or short range." (Lines 11-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Insecticide.

Insecticide.

Date: July 28, 1891
Creator: Staples, David W.
Description: Patent for improvements in poisons for prairie-dogs, a “chemical compositions adapted to destroy vermin and more particularly prairie-dogs; but it may also be used to destroy many other sorts of vermin, including birds and insects.” (Lines 12-16) Ingredients and instruction of how to mix this compound are included. No illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Sulky.

Sulky.

Date: July 28, 1891
Creator: Harper, William D.
Description: Patent for improvements in sulkies by using materials such as curved springs, cross-bar and braces to support the body of the vehicle and making it rigid, with a sturdy frame, the sulky would vibrate freely in every direction. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Quanah Times (Quanah, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 3, 1924

The Quanah Times (Quanah, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 3, 1924

Date: July 3, 1924
Creator: Woodson, C. C.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Quanah, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Soil map, Hardeman County, Texas

Soil map, Hardeman County, Texas

Date: 1936
Creator: United States. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
Description: Map displays soil types along with railroads, schools, roads, towns, creeks, rivers, churches, and Texas Land Office block and survey boundaries. Includes legend and symbols.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Soil survey of Hardeman County, Texas

Soil survey of Hardeman County, Texas

Date: 1936
Creator: Templin, E. H. (Edward Henry)
Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, native vegetation, soils, and crops of Hardeman County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wheat Harvest

Wheat Harvest

Date: unknown
Creator: Samarjian Studio
Description: Photograph of a woman driving a tractor used for wheat harvesting. There are other laborers and a dog behind the tractor. The scene is surrounded by a wheat field.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Chillicothe Valley News (Chillicothe, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 15, 1913

Chillicothe Valley News (Chillicothe, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 15, 1913

Date: May 15, 1913
Creator: Hendrick, Early S.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Chillicothe, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Chillicothe Valley News (Chillicothe, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1913

Chillicothe Valley News (Chillicothe, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1913

Date: May 29, 1913
Creator: Hendrick, Early S.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Chillicothe, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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