56 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

Windmill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the horizontal wind-wheel, the semi-cylindrical case partly inclosing the same and independently revoluble, the case having the notches in its upper side, the vane having the shaft or port whose lower end forms the upper pivot for the said case, and the lever having its inner end fast to the vane shaft or port, and adapted to engage the said notches, and thereby cause the case to expose any desired area of the wheel to the wind" (lines 89-99).
Date: July 24, 1888
Creator: Hamm, Jordan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Power.

Description: Patent for a machine that "has relation to mechanical powers designed for stump-pulling, hoisting heavy weights, &c.; and it consists in the construction and novel arrangement of parts" (lines 21-24).
Date: April 29, 1884
Creator: Gray, William Smith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for an improvement in churn by using a combination of a sliding bar, a cord secured to the dasher-shaft, and vertical rods to create a mechanical movement that would wind and unwind the cord in order to operate the churn. Illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Crouch, Riley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sand Box

Description: Patent for a sand box. This invention "relates to sand guards for vehicle wheel hubs, and has for its principal object to provide a guard" (8-10). Illustration included.
Date: April 21, 1908
Creator: Underwood, Thomas M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milking Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a manually operated milking device, which eliminates the need for the milkers hands to touch the cow's teats or the milk, thereby lessening germ exposure.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Hardy, Augustus Williams
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knee-Pad

Description: Patent for a knee pad, designed mainly for those who work in cotton fields. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Chambers, William Roleigh; Chambers, Solomon Roe & Chambers, Wade Hampton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard of a large cavernous area in Boerne, Texas, with large stalagmites. A woman in a blouse and trousers leans her back against one of the stalagmites. The back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Sandy Davis, with "Guess Who?" written in as the sender. Instead of a message, there is a large scribble in red ink.
Date: 1956-07-13~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Sally to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Sally to Miss Sandy Davis, writing to let her know that "the boys" are home and asking when Miss Davis is coming home. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a young woman standing in the middle of a cavern with high ceilings, and many stalactites and stalagmites. The young woman is standing between two tall rock formations, leaning with her right elbow against one of them. The cave extends further back, but the rest of it is hidden by rock formations.
Date: July 13, 1956
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Mrs. Davis to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. Davis to her daughter, Sandy Davis, writing to say Sandy's father brought back fish like the one on the front of the postcard from his trip, and that they will be attending an aunt's funeral in town. The front of the postcard features an altered, novelty photograph of a large fish on a flat bed truck. The truck is parked in the driveway in front of a tall, wood-sided building (partially visible to the left). The bottom of the front of the postcard reads, "Had a hard time landing this one!"
Date: July 13, 1956
Creator: Davis, Mrs.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

May 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: 1977
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

May 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 Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

May 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 1:24000
Date: 2012
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

May 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 1:24000
Date: 1978
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

May 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 1:24000
Date: 1968
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department