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Railway Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a railway cattle-guard meant to be used "where the track of a railroad passes between the adjacent ends of fence-sections; and the invention seeks to provide elevated pricking-points in connection with adjacent guides inclining toward such points to direct the legs of the stock to such points so the latter will prick the lags at or above the top of the hoof" (lines 9-16).
Date: December 3, 1895
Creator: Jack, Harvey M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: Montalba-Tennessee Colony CCD, Texas, Index

Description: Index map for Montalba-Tennessee Colony Census County Division, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:57,363.
Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tennessee Colony 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 1:62500
Date: 1975
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.88
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tennessee Colony 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 1:62500
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.88
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tennessee Colony 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 1:62500
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.88
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tennessee Colony 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 1:62500
Date: 1967
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.88
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mae Belle Morehead

Description: It is believed that this photograph is of Mrs. Mae Belle Morehead, a grade school teacher in Elkhart, Texas who was affectionately referred to as "Miss Mae Belle". Photo was probably taken by Osjetea Briggs.
Date: 1940~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Map of Anderson County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Anderson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1895
Creator: Schutze, E. & Walker, Addison
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Palestine 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 1:62500
Date: 1975
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.62
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Palestine 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 1:62500
Date: 1982
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.62
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Palestine 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 1:62500
Date: 1962
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.62
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Palestine 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 1:62500
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.62
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Palestine 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 1:62500
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: 31.88 -95.62
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for improvements in churns that are made with an actuating motor, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 18, 1917
Creator: Waller, Charles Floyd
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Oral History Interview with Barbara Brown, July 1, 2016.

Description: Ms. Brown was born and raised in Lufkin, Texas. She attended segregated schools in South Lufkin prior to moving to North Lufkin, where she attended and graduated from Dunbar High. She became a teacher at a private school and implemented African-American history into her curriculum. In her interview, Ms. Brown describes segregation in Lufkin, the violence and fear of white reprisals, the African-American community, and her career as a teacher.
Date: July 1, 2016
Duration: 39 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Brown, Barbara; Howard, Jasmin & May, Meredith
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Hand Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand-car. This design has "such construction and arrangement of the cranks and levers of hand-cars that the maximum amount of the power exerted upon the levers by the operators will be applied to the propulsion of the car" (lines 7-12).
Date: March 28, 1882
Creator: Sessions, Henry H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measuring and Drawing Tool.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and durable measuring and drawing tool that is easily adjusted and used to find bevels, pitches, degrees, and lengths in framing roofs. It has other purposes as well. "The invention consists of a plate in the shape of an eighth of an octagon having four sides, and a straight edge pivoted on the side plate and indicating thereon" (lines 14-17).
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Allred, Lemuel O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draw Bar for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved draw-bar for locomotives. This design consists, "with the frame of the locomotive and pilot mounted thereon, of the draw-bar connected to the frame, devices for locking and holding the draw-bar on the pilot, and a counter-weight for automatically elevating the draw-bar when released" (lines 97-102).
Date: August 16, 1892
Creator: Heidelberg, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Seat.

Description: Patent for improvements to the "Scarritt-Forney" seat so that the seat body and frame are detachable from each other. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1897
Creator: Meier, Hermann
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draw-Bar for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for an improved draw-bar for locomotives that consists of a frame, a pilot and draw bar, a counterweight that moves vertically in the pilot, a coupler head with a knuckle and a toe and a guide arm, and a release mechanism for the locking device on the bar.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Heidelberg, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for a specialized railroad joint that has a "novel combination of a T-shaped splice rail" (lines 12-13) in combination with other parts, "connected with downwardly-curved truss-bolts passing through the vertical member of the splice-rail in such matter as to hold all of the parts firmly together..." (lines 19-23).
Date: March 16, 1897
Creator: Trammell, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloth Measuring Reel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cloth-measuring wheel. This design "consists in the peculiar combination and arrangement of the cutting-board with two standards, whereby the said cutting-board is made to act as a sufficient brace for the frame, as well as to perform the offices of a cutting board. The invention also consists in means for producing a variable tension on the cloth as it passes from the roll to the reel, whereby the tendency of different thicknesses of cloth to wind the cloth in greater or lesser lengths than the register indicates is compensated for and corrected" (lines 27-39).
Date: January 3, 1882
Creator: Peters, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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