Map of Harrison County, Texas.

Map of Harrison County, Texas.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Plat map of original land grants in Harrison County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Harrison County

Harrison County

Date: 1920
Creator: Morriss, G. C. & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Harrison County, Texas, showing rivers; creeks; original land grants or surveys; cities; towns; roads, including Trammel's Trace; and railroads. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in purple ink to extend Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Harrison County, Texas Firefighters Association Patch]

[Harrison County, Texas Firefighters Association Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Harrison County, Texas Firefighters Association. The round patch has a yellow background and edging. "Harrison County Firefighters Assoc." is written in black on an outer ring. An inner circle has a light blue background and contains a red and yellow firefighter's cross with the image of a fire helmet, hatchet, ladder, nozzle, and pike at its center.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Ellington Field, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Ellington Field, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Ellington Field, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a light blue background and golden edging. "Ellington Field Fire Dept." is written in black along the top, while "State of Texas" is written along the bottom edge. The center of the patch contains a blue, white, and red image of Texas behind a jet and a yellow fire truck.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Harrison County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

[Harrison County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Harrison County, Texas District Two volunteer fire department. The patch is shaped like a Florian Cross and has a black background with golden edging. "Harrison County Fire District No. Two" and "Volunteers helping Our Neighbors" are written across the patch along the top and bottom. In the center is an image of a fire fighter carrying a child through a fire.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
Stoneware bank

Stoneware bank

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Stoneware bank from Marshall Pottery with the words "Marshall, Texas" written on the front in blue.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Stoneware jug

Stoneware jug

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Stoneware jug from Marshall Pottery in Marshall, Texas.
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Excavator.

Excavator.

Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Oie, John
Description: Patent for an excavator that quickly and without much effort shifts dirt and "can be readily and easily employed for such purposes as building embankments or levees or for excavating extensive or large areas" (lines 19-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Axle-Box.

Axle-Box.

Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Casto, Tony Lo
Description: Patent for an axle-box for vehicle wheels that "contains a lubricant-receiving recess from which the lubricant is automatically fed to the spindle of the axle as necessity may occasion" (lines 10-13).
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Spark-Arrester.

Spark-Arrester.

Date: March 20, 1894
Creator: O'Donnell, John
Description: Patent for a simple and durable spark arrester for locomotives that has a minimum number of parts and "which will remove arrested sparks to the fire box of the locomotive and will prevent live sparks being thrown out by the locomotive and thereby endanger property adjoining the railroad tracks" (lines 19-23).
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