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Hamilton County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hamilton County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of names and roads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1916
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boll-Weevil Exterminator

Description: Patent for an air suctioning instrument that exterminates boll-weevil and other insects that infest cotton crops. Illustrations included.
Date: May 29, 1917
Creator: Goar, Robert Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of a Woman Wearing an Uncle Sam Costume]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing in front of an open barn door. She is wearing pants and a jacket with stars and stripes, a top hat with stars on it, and a small fake beard. The top of a one-story house can be seen beyond a fence that is connected to the right side of the barn. On the back of the photo is a handwritten note reading, "Playing in Carlton, TX."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Cotton Attachment For Cultivators

Description: Patent for a cotton attachment for cultivators. This invention allows for the attachment to any normal cultivator of cotton attachment to cultivate cotton. Illustration included.
Date: November 15, 1904
Creator: Willis, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cylinder for Cotton-Gins

Description: Patent for a cylinder for cotton-gins in which the cylinder has teeth that are "secured to the project from the periphery of the disk" (lines 17-18).
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for a new ironing table that folds into a compact form. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Beacham, John Brandon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Band Hook.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in back band hooks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 11, 1898
Creator: Lynch, John Elbert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surgical Instrument

Description: Patent for a surgical instrument for increasing dilation of the uterine cavity and for taking medical tampons in and out.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: McMordie, William Emmett
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for a hand- or wind mill-operated water pump that is cheap and easy to manufacture.
Date: June 6, 1911
Creator: Eppler, Edwin R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for a harrow designed to cultivate only one row of crops at a time. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Arnold, Jesse E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Traction Gang Plow

Description: Patent for a traction gang plow. This invention uses multiple disks for furrowing. Illustration included.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Johnson, Charles J. & Lumpkin, James J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard. This invention is for use with railways to prevent passage of stock over the tracks. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1906
Creator: Jungman, Leo A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for wire stretcher which draw fence-wire and hold the stack. This device is used mainly while working with fence-wires and supplemental tie-wires.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Halpain, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter Attachment for Plows

Description: Patent for a combined cotton, corn, and sugar-cane planter attachment for plows, which is intended "to provide a simple, cheap, and automatically operating planting attachment for plows which may be used for the planting of seeds of various kinds, as cotton, corn, sugar-cane, and the like, and which may be readily attached to and detached from a plow."
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Riewe, Friedrich
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department