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Crosby County.

Description: Survey map of Crosby County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: January 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crosby County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Crosby 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 in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1927
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of West Texas Picnic]

Description: Photograph of three women and a man eating in a field with four horses. Written on the back of the photo, "A pioneer West Texas picnic party, Misses Mary, Annie and Lelia Smith, and George Mayes eating watermelon which washed down the Blanco Canyon during a flood in 1899."
Date: 1899
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Swing Attachment for Cuspidors.

Description: Patent for improved swing attachment for cuspidors in which “a cuspidor may be pivotally connected with a seat or equivalent support, held in horizontal position while connected, and rendered capable of being swung out from or beneath the seat and expeditiously and conveniently removed when necessary.” (Lines 11-17) Illustration is included.
Date: July 28, 1891
Creator: Horseman, Stephen
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a water cooler that keeps the cooling ice separated from the water to be cooled by means of a receptacle that houses the ice.
Date: March 21, 1916
Creator: Williams, James L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a simple arrangement to be drawn along a row of standing plants in order to chop or cut out the superfluous plants in the row.
Date: January 7, 1914
Creator: Charles Lomax
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department