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Windmill.

Description: Patent for "a new windmill design to improve the construction of windmills and to provide a simple, durable, and efficient one" (lines 11-12)
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Benson, A. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hall County

Description: Blue line print of a survey map of Hall County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. A group of three separate tracts are outlined in red pencil and labeled W. J. Lewis, A. C. Hughes, and [city of] Turkey. Scale [ca. 1:177,777] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1916
Creator: Ehlinger, L. & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fumigator.

Description: Patent for an improved fumigator that has a furnace, a fan casing, a fan inside the casing, a discharge in the casing, an air chamber with dampered openings between the furnace and the casing, a perforated partition between the furnace and the chamber, and a nozzle and hose coming from the driving device.
Date: August 21, 1894
Creator: Horne, Edward G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire Heater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire heater. This design "consists in providing a rotary circular box revolving in a horizontal plane and carrying a rack, upon which is supported the tire, said box having a stationary bottom provided with openings to admit the flames of oil, gas, or vapor burners to immediate contact with a rotated tire. . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a tire-heater, which shall be simple and economical of construction, adapted to the use of gas, oil, or vapor fuel, but free of all connections for supplying and burning the same" (lines 18-29).
Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Nevill, William Birt.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Attachment

Description: Patent for a plow attachment that is used for cutting the plowed stalks and breaking up large chunks of soil. Illustrations included.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Batson, Joseph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety-Stirrup.

Description: Patent for a safety stirrup which has a locking mechanism, which will open if a rider is thrown from the saddle to release the foot from the stirrup.
Date: March 9, 1909
Creator: Batson, Joseph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for the wrench. "The object of the invention is to provide a wrench which will be readily adjustable so as to fit nut of any size and one which will be held securely on the nut securely on the nut when engaged thereon" (lines 10-14).
Date: December 30, 1910
Creator: Weatherly, George B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Envelop.

Description: Patent for an envelope that employs a lock and seal mechanism to increase security of contents. The envelope cannot be opened without tampering or mutilating the envelope.
Date: January 26, 1915
Creator: Wallace, Curtis C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1113

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Authority of Commissioners Court to purchase existing hospital facilities for use as a county hospital; authority of Commissioners Court to employ counsel; authority for the creation of a hospital district in Hall County.
Date: August 14, 1961
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hall County [Texas].

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1902
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. Horse-drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales populate the street. Named businesses in the background include the Memphis Supply Company, the Memphis Democrat, the Hoghland and Mercantile Company, and the Panhandle Jewelry Store.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street scene in Memphis Texas]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. There is a large number of horse-drawn vehicles and a crowd near a row of stores. The "Commerical Club", "Hoghland merc Co. Fancy Groceries" and "Baldwin and Co." are in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library