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Bonham State Park

Description: This is an illustrated map for the Bonham State Park located near Bonham in Fannin County, Texas. The map provides access routes in the park, arrangement of the hiking and biking trails, and a legend shows the locations of the parks amenities. There is information in the lower right quadrant of the map for visitors to note.
Date: February 2015
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Water - Tank.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in water tanks.
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M. & Bailey, William K.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful plow, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Ward, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination plow and stalk chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Williams, Wood
Item Type: Patent

Foldable Crate or Coop.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fordable crate or coop, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1898
Creator: Moss, John O.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a simple and efficient match safe device to "deliver the matches singly to suitable aperture through which they may be withdrawn and ignited during the withdrawal" (line 10 -13).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Villard, John
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and improved well pulley, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1900
Creator: Foster, James
Item Type: Patent

Driving Mechanism For Gins.

Description: Patent for a new and improved driving mechanism for gins, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Brown, Colber W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Cummings, Jas. P.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper with improvements that have the ability to raise or lower the height of the blades and keep them nearly horizontal to the ground, including illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Smith, Gilbert L.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Bolton, George William
Item Type: Patent

Box for Presses.

Description: Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Galbraith, Oscar B.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Morrow, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Post driver

Description: Patent for a portable post driver.
Date: March 16, 1900
Creator: Armstrong, Joseph Milton
Item Type: Patent

Farm Fence

Description: Patent for fence constructed of barbed wire and smooth guard-wire enclosed in the fence wires to prevent livestock of injury.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Teague, George W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvments to barrel stands and related to the "object in view being to provide a simple, and convenient stand for holding barrels and casks and permitting the same to be readily turned with slight exertion from a vertical to a horizontal position and vice versa" (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: McClary, Rufus E. & Gray, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent

Specific-Gravity Scale

Description: Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson
Item Type: Patent

Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.

Description: Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Date: December 3, 1901
Creator: White, Herbert L.
Item Type: Patent