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Foard County [Texas]

Description: Map shows land tract boundaries, block and tract numbers, ownership for some tracts, land patents, and towns; adjacent counties where property lines extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1891
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Breaking-Rig.

Description: Patent for a "horse breaking or training apparatus, and has for its object to provide a simple and efficient device adapted to be attached to a horse to prevent kicking without preventing trotting or pacing." (Lines 7-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Kenner, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Foard County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1903
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Foard County [Texas].

Description: Map shows tract numbers, land patents, and landowners; county boundaries; portions of adjacent counties where property extends beyond county limits. No scale indicated.
Date: 1903
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a nut-lock which is compromised of a T-shaped locking-pin that fits the the groves of the bolt and holds the nut in place.
Date: November 28, 1905
Creator: Jinks, Henry Leonard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Edwin Sanders and his horse taking a break]

Description: Edwin Sanders dipping a drink with the rolled brim of his hat while his mount and packhorse stand nearby. ED Ranch, near Crowell, Texas (Erwin E. Smith Collection, Amon Carter Museum of American Art). "Grabbing water" written in pencil on back.
Date: 1906
Creator: Smith, Erwin E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Shears

Description: Patent for shears. The shears are meant to be used with corn, sorghum, and picking and pruning fruit. This invention is designed to worn on the hand and "are operated by the thumb and index-finger" (lines 15-17). Illustration included.
Date: March 5, 1907
Creator: Moncus, Joseph Gideon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

T-Square

Description: Patent for a t-square. Illustrations included.
Date: March 2, 1909
Creator: Whaley, James N. & Self, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil-Treating Machine.

Description: Patent for a soil-treating machine that makes short furrows in the soil for the purpose of irrigation by retaining rain water or snow.
Date: April 29, 1913
Creator: Haralson, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tailor's-Goose Attachment.

Description: Patent for a tailor's goose which provides a "depressible and detachable dampening means for the goose for supplying water to the dampening means".
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Talley, Thurmon H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder and Planter.

Description: Patent for an improved design for a device which can plant corn seeds, and with slight modification, cotton seeds.
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Norris, Samuel E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lawn-Mower.

Description: Patent for improvements on lawn mowers with "drive wheels and an adjustable cutting mechanism [...] held in adjusted positions by means releasable by the propelling handle" (lines 10-15). This allows "adjusted positions to cut grass of different lengths without the necessity of the operator stooping" (lines 21-23), including illustrations.
Date: May 23, 1916
Creator: Martin, James L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crowell 1921 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 6

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Crowell 1921 Sheet 7

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Crowell in Foard County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History