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Childress County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Childress County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for improvements in rail joints. A patent for a boltless, interlocking rail joint that is noiseless.
Date: February 3, 1914
Creator: Bell, Silas D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Air-Brake Applier.

Description: Patent for automatic air brake applier to release the air in the train pipe with a resultant application of the brakes upon a car wheel leaving the tracks, including illustration.
Date: December 16, 1913
Creator: Hall, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mouse Guard for Pianos

Description: Patent for a pivoting flap device to block access of mice to the interior of the piano through the space beneath the pedals.
Date: August 10, 1915
Creator: Bell, Silas D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door Opener

Description: Patent for "improved door opener for automobiles constructed particularly to enable the driver to control any of the doors and open any such selectively at pleasure without leaving his seat." (lines 8-12).
Date: June 8, 1915
Creator: Hyland, George O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool-Handle

Description: Patent for a tool handle for "hoe-handles, rake-handles, and other like farming implements."
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Pederson, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brace

Description: Patent for a brace. Illustration included.
Date: November 22, 1910
Creator: Goodson, Milton A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hanna Dept. Store

Description: Photograph showing a group of people inside of a department store. Three employees are shown behind the counter while two customers and a small child stand near the counter. There are various tapestries and cloths displayed around the scene.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Czewski Family Cotton Harvest

Description: Photograph the Czewski family. The Czewski family is shown harvesting cotton in the middle of a cotton field. John Czewski is shown driving the cotton wagon as Charlotte Czewski drives the buckboard. There are two horse-drawn vehicles in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum