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Peanut-Roasting Device.

Description: Patent for a peanut roasting device that uniformly roasts peanuts. The peanut roaster is an automatic device that rotates through batches of raw peanuts in pre-determined intervals.
Date: August 6, 1918
Creator: Peckham, Samuel C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluid-Vending Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to fluid vending machines. The amount of money put in changes the amount of fluid distributed.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Chandler, Jason McGregor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Huller-Gins

Description: Patent for the type of cotton gin known as huller gins. It is an attachment intended to force cotton through portions of the huller gin that often becomes blocked by accumulated detritus.
Date: February 12, 1918
Creator: Prichard, William Mathews
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for the cotton-chopper. This device is composed of hoes and gathers cotton and can chop it at specific lengths. additionally the device was made to decrease friction and increase yields.
Date: November 20, 1917
Creator: East, Arthur R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper-Tool-Lifting Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a "hand and footlifting mechanism capable of independent operation whereby either the hand or the foot operations may be performed, and the tools or hoes either lifted without disturbing their fixed adjustment or their elevation adjusted as desired," (lines 14-20) including illustrations.
Date: January 8, 1918
Creator: East, Arthur R.
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Soil Survey of Limestone County, 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 Limestone County, Texas.
Date: 1997
Creator: Griffin, Edward L.; Sabo, Donald J.; Brezina, Dennis N. & Janak, Edward L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
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General Soil Map, Limestone County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:253,440
Date: 1997
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: P-Dickie Fl]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 24, 1995, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mexia, Texas: Confederate Reunion Grounds and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Mexia, Texas. The film covers: the the Confederate Reunion Grounds, now a Texas Historical Landmark; recreational activity on the Navasota River; and the legend of Quanah Parker. The first segment of video shows the Confederate Reunion Grounds, which were established in 1889. Tom Fisher, who is the Park Manager of the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historical Park and the Park Manager of Fort Parker State Historical Park, explains the historical reenactments and mock Civil War battles that are held at the Reunion Grounds. The Historical Marker, cannon, pavilion, and Miss Mamie Kennedy's 1914 Confederate Flirtation Walk trail are shown. In the next segment of the video, people fish, use paddleboats, motorboats, and innertubes on the Navasota River. There are intermittent scenes of oil pumpjacks and barrel-racing horseback riders. The last section of the film shows Fort Parker, black and white photographs of the town of Mexia, and an interview with Jan Harrison, who explains the legend of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.
Date: unknown
Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes 07 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library

Groesbeck Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 31.56 -96.56
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hubbard Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 31.81 -96.81
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wortham Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 31.81 -96.44
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fallon Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 31.56 -96.44
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farrar Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2011
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 31.44 -96.31
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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