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Oral History Interview with Itasco Sampson Wilson, January 16, 2001

Description: Interview with Itasco Sampson Wilson, teacher and pianist from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Wilson talks about coming to Kerrville to teach at the "Kerrville Colored School," life for African-Americans in the area, the African-American community, and her personal life.
Date: January 16, 2001
Creator: Bacon, Dan; Bethel, Ann & Wilson, Itasco Sampson
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Hub Ball-Bearing.

Description: Patent for a bearing to be employed in a wheel and axle system. The patented bearing is meant to reduce the usual amount of friction in the system to a minimum.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Price, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 98, July 1994 - April, 1995

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 655.
Date: 1995
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Soil Survey of Camp, Franklin, Morris, and Titus Counties, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Camp, Franklin, Morris, and Titus Counties, Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Roberts, Kirthell; Douglass, James A.; Fox, Richard W.; Galloway, Thomas L. & Thomas, Jesse R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lafayette Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1960
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pittsburg Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1960
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Leesburg Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1960
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsome Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1980
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cason Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1980
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harvard Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1976
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monticello Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1965
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

New Hope Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1965
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of Camp County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Camp County, Texas.
Date: June 17, 1910
Creator: Geib, W. J. (Warren Jacob); Watson, E. B. (Ebenezer Bliss); Rice, Thomas D. (Thomas Donnelly) & Lounsbury, Clarence
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil map, Texas, Camp County sheet

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, lakes, towns, schools, churches, gins, mills, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and soil profiles.
Date: June 17, 1910
Creator: United States. Bureau of Soils.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire tightener. This design is especially "for use in the tightening of wires in the construction of fences and in taking up slack after such fences have been constructed, but which instrument is also capable of use in tying packages with wire, binding planks to posts, and in other instances where it is desirable to tighten wire and secure it when so tightened. The invention consists, broadly, in a wire-tightener having a frame provided with guides for the wire and with a threaded bearing, a screw turning in said bearing, and a hook on said screw to engage the wire" (lines 8-20).
Date: February 12, 1889
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "is an improvement in the class of walking planters. It is particularly adapted for sowing cotton-seed, but will also plant corn and distribute fertilizing material. The principle feature of the invention is the construction of the seed-discharging device arranged and rotating in the bottom of the seed-hopper. The construction of the latter and the frame of the machine likewise embody novel and important features" (lines 7-16).
Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a motor for vertically-reciprocating dasher-churn.
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Waston, Josiah P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Continuous Recording-Seal and Door-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a continuous recording-seal and door-fastener. The purpose behind this patent is the continuous recording-seal and door-fastener itself which is intended to "provide a simple means of fastening, sealing, and cleating or closing the crack of a car or other sliding hinge door" (lines 9-12).
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a plow-point, of the curved guides or fenders recessed at their rear ends and provided with cutting lower edges, said fenders being detachably connected to the plow-standard" (lines 63-67).
Date: March 16, 1886
Creator: Felder, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the frame, the rotary funnel-shaped hopper, the gear thereon, the axle and the gear of the inner fixed funnel-shaped pan, around which the hopper revolves, the apertured bottom plate in the hopper-shaped pan, the shaft connected to the hopper and revolving therewith, and a seed-operating device carried by the lower end of the said shaft over the seed-plate" (lines 98-107).
Date: January 12, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garden Tile.

Description: Patent for a new and improved garden tile. This design "is to provide a . . . garden-tile which can be used as a plant-protector or as a curbing for walks, &c. The invention consists in a tile having a semicircular or U-shaped cross-section and open at the bottom and provided on its top with one or more necks through which the plants can grow" (lines 7-15).
Date: May 25, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pistol and Carbine Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved holster for pistols and carbines. This design includes a button to be attached to the desired firearm, and the button is designed to fit into a groove attached to a strap. The strap is secured around a person or horse, and a tug at the handle of the firearm causes springs in the groove to release the button, thus freeing the firearm quickly and easily.
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton planter. This design "consists in a cotton planter constructed with a funnel-shaped hopper, supported by a plate and frame carried by wheels, and an axle driven by a worm and worm-wheel, and held erect by a stationary tube having a flaring upper end, and carrying the furrow-opening plow. With the rotating hopper is connected a screw extending into the stationary tube, so that the seed will be fed out by the revolution of the said hopper" (lines 20-29).
Date: October 28, 1884
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department