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General Highway Map Burleson County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Burleson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes eight inset maps - Cooks Point, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Lyons, Clay, Inset No. 3, Deanville, and Chriesman - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1961
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Burleson County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Burleson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio road, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Trading Card: Alligator Gar]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Lake Somerville - Birch Creek State Park, depicting an alligator gar fish. The back of the card includes information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Burleson Flood]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: August 3, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bolt Lock

Description: Patent for an improved bolt block that maintains a bolt effectively against axial rotation.
Date: March 23, 1915
Creator: Robinson, Robert John, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk- Cutter

Description: Patent for a Stalk-Cutter, a "simple, durable and efficient device for cutting stalks, like cotton, cornstalks or weeds, while standing" (lines 13-14).
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Wilburn, Sylvestor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow-Stock.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in plow stocks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Fillip, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cooler

Description: Patent for a cooler for water, milk, and other perishable items. Illustrations included.
Date: April 4, 1911
Creator: Langham, William Wiley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen-Sink

Description: Patent for a kitchen sink. Illustrations included.
Date: October 8, 1912
Creator: Ogle, Thomas Scott & Polansky, Robert F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Ironing Board and Washstand

Description: Patent for a combined ironing-board and washstand. This invention is a combination of ironing-boards and wash-stands that can be mounted to the wall. Illustration included.
Date: February 22, 1910
Creator: John H. Havecotte, of Somerville, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match Scratcher

Description: Patent for a match scratcher. This invention consists of an igniting strip to allow ready striking of matches. Illustration included.
Date: December 28, 1909
Creator: Havecotte, John H. & Stanley, May
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cultivator designed to "regulate the pitch at which the sweep blades enter the ground" (lines 13-15). Illustrations included.
Date: March 22, 1910
Creator: Hewitt, John Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Puller.

Description: Patent for a stalk puller that is adaptable to different size stalks, better built, and more efficient than previous stalk pullers.
Date: February 5, 1907
Creator: Richardson, Columbus John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department