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Hartley County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hartley County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1925
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hartley

Description: Cadastral map of Harley County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: June 20, 1884
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Channing school]

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren in Channing, Texas, standing and kneeling before the open door of a brick building. A teacher stands at the rear of the group. A boy in the front row holds a slate upon which is written "Channing, Tx, Room II, 3-1-09."
Date: March 1, 1909
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher. The invention utilizes wire-winding reel and gear-wheels Illustration included.
Date: February 5, 1907
Creator: Curtis, Zenas Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a vehicle wheel, which has a tire tread cushion on it to absorb shocks, reduce war on the tread, and make the tire move relatively to the hub of the wheel.
Date: August 10, 1909
Creator: Curtis, Zenas Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft Equalizer

Description: Patent for a draft class. This device is for use with wagons to equalize draft animals. Illustration included.
Date: June 29, 1909
Creator: Bouldin, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Two-Way Faucet.

Description: Patent for "a two-way faucet adapted for attachment to a hydrant or other source of supply and also for connection with a hose, whereby water my be obtained for general or household purposes without the necessity of the water passing through the rubber hose, which would render the water unfit for domestic use or for culinary purposes." (Lines 13-20) Illustration included.
Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Barrett, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cushioned Tire

Description: Patent for a cushioned tire. This invention is for tires for vehicle-wheels " to obiate the collapsing of the tire by puncturing thereof, as in pneumatic tires" (line 11-12). Illustration included.
Date: March 12, 1907
Creator: Curtis, Zenas Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grapple

Description: Patent for grapple for use with wells. This invention is designed to grip objects inside of drilled wells. Illustration included.
Date: October 2, 1906
Creator: Williams, Frank S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toy.

Description: Patent for a whirligig toy, containing a rotatable platform carrying horse and sleigh figurines that spin in the same direction.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Curtis, Zenas Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher

Description: Patent for "Improvements in Wire-Stretchers" (line 6) relating to "a combined wire stretching, tying, and splicing machine" (lines 15-16).
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Curtis, Zenas Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Channing, Texas school building]

Description: Photograph of a one-story frame building with a peaked roof and a bell tower. The building has double doors in one end, flanked by windows. Four windows are visible on the adjacent side of the building. A board fence is in front of the building, and a second structure is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum