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[Man in Corn Field]

Description: Photograph of a man overshadowed by a field full of corn stalks. The note at the bottom edge of the photograph marks the day as "June 1st in Gulf Coast Country."
Date: unknown
Creator: Schlueter, Houston
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

Improvement in Corn-Planters

Description: Patent for a construction that will act as a plow, and aid in the process of planting corn. The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 8, 1868
Creator: Kidd, I. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Combined Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "a simple, practical combined planter and cotton and corn cultivator, which shall be easily adjusted and operated, and shall be cheap and durable" (lines 11-12). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: August 20, 1867
Creator: Adams, Jesse
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Sheller.

Description: Patent for improvements in corn-shellers in which it would be easily-operated and consists of “a semi-cylindrical trough having serrations upon the sides and bottom thereof, so that upon pushing the ear back and forth in the trough the corn will be scraped off.” (Lines 22-25) Illustration is included.
Date: June 2, 1891
Creator: Townsley, Christopher C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Corn]

Description: Photograph of a man twisting corn off the stalk. In the image, another man stands behind him pulling from another stalk, both men are wearing overalls with long-sleeved button-ups and hats.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Corn crib]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing at the gate opening to a corn field. In the image, the unidentified girl is wearing a large hat leaning against the gate door while holding a rack. The fields of corn are being harvested for the next season, homes and large trees can be seen beyond the fields.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Handful of corn]

Description: Photograph of a handful of corn. Back of photograph: "This corn was put into storage after treatment with Super Shield. It averaged 24% moisture and when this picture was taken, had been in storage for six months. One of the things that impressed management of Big Tex when they visited several midwestern farms that had used Super Shield was the way the grain stayed in condition despite widely fluctuating outside temperatures. "We figured the concept was sound and was tailor-made for a cattle feeding operation that has to buy much of its grain requirements during a short period of time during harvest," says Troyce Carmichael, president of Big Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Improvement in corn-planters.

Description: Patent for an "improvement upon the planter described in Patent No. 8,408" (paragraph 3). The movement of a horse's shoulders causes vibrations that power a cropper-slide. Includes illustration.
Date: August 1, 1876
Creator: Meeks, Nathan H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department