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Seed-Cotton Cleaner

Description: Patent for a seed-cotton cleaner that has an adapted cleaner attached to it. The cleaner allows the operator to choose whether or not to pass cotton through the cleaner on its way to a cotton gin.
Date: October 24, 1911
Creator: Flowers, Malon I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Syringe

Description: Patent for a syringe. This invention is meant for use with animals to perform artificial insemination. Illustrations included.
Date: January 8, 1907
Creator: Brookes, Robert C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Knife.

Description: Patent for a new cotton knife to provide more versatility in its use. It is "for sampling bales of cotton, and [...] cutting the bagging of the cotton, and a hook whereby a sample of cotton may be plucked out" (lines 10-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1916
Creator: Bowers, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trunk.

Description: Patent for traveling trunk "in which all the conveniences of home are embodied. The trunk is especially adapted to the use of tourists remaining abroad for a great length of time" (lines 13-17) and includes spaces for books, clothes, hats, a writing desk, special locking mechanisms, and other features.
Date: August 8, 1916
Creator: Traweek, Katie L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that provides new and improved mechanisms that allow the blade to move at various angles.
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Bost, Arthur E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air Brake Attachment.

Description: Patent for "mechanism for use in connection with railway cars for automatically controlling the air brakes," including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1917
Creator: Flowers, Malon Inghram & Sale, Archie Pierce
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ant trap. This design consists in "[a]n ant-trap, comprising the body and the inward-projecting tubes having the protecting-caps on their inner ends, the outer faces of the caps being convex and provided with apertures of greater diameter than the bore of the inner end of the tube" (lines 90-95).
Date: February 22, 1887
Creator: McCallum, Walter Randolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed Bottom.

Description: Patent for an improved bed bottom consisting of a series of hooks and eyes and wires with instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 28, 1886
Creator: Peacock, John Calvin; Graves, James Beard & Huffor, George Allin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Drying Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new invention in a apparatus which can be used to dry cotton. This apparatus can be used to dry cotton in a very good loose condition.
Date: June 13, 1916
Creator: Frank J. Durda
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor

Description: Patent for motor in the category of internal combustion engines. This motor increases power and efficiency through the use of heat which was previously wasted in other models.
Date: June 27, 1916
Creator: Harwood, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Waelder 1922 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waelder 1922 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waelder 1922 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waelder 1922 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waelder 1922 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Funeral Program for J. C. Sullivan, Jr., February 6, 2010]

Description: Funeral program for J. C. Sullivan, Jr., born March 31, 1954 and died January 30, 2010. The funeral was held February 6, 2010 at Progressive Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Jim Richardson. Funeral arrangements were made through D. W. Brooks Funeral Home and he was buried in Little Zion Cemetery in Waelder, Texas.
Date: February 6, 2010
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Historic Marker Application: Miller's Store]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Miller's Store, in Waelder, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: February 26, 1968
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Internal-Combustion Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device within internal combustion engines "whereby water is converted into steam, and then delivered into the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine" (lines 13-16). Includes illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1915
Creator: Harwood, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department