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Henderson County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Henderson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (6000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom & Atlee, Tom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Henderson County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Henderson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1877
Creator: Schlueter, C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Seed Hopper.

Description: Patent for a seed hopper adapted to receive seed or cotton and control their distribution. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 22, 1914
Creator: Coursey, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Beets]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 11, 1985, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for an invention relates to cotton gins, and the principal object of this invention is to produce a cotton gin of small dimensions.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Morrison, Porter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with George Elmore, Claretta Allen, and John Nash, June 30, 2105

Description: Interview with John Nash, George Elmore, and Claretta Allen, labor activists from Kilgore, Texas. In the interview, Nash, Elmore, and Allen discuss discrimination at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, the Kilgore community, and labor organizing and unions in East Texas.
Date: June 30, 2015
Creator: Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Bynum, Katherine; Nash, John; Elmore, George & Allen, Claretta
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Trading Card: Post Oak Savannah Ecoregion]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Purtis Creek State Park, depicting a slice of a tree on a field of clover, with labels marking certain rings. There is information about the region on the back.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with John Nash, George Elmore, and Claretta Allen, June 30, 2015

Description: Interview with John Nash, George Elmore, and Claretta Allen, labor activists from Kilgore, Texas. In the interview, Nash, Elmore, and Allen discuss discrimination at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, the Kilgore community, and labor organizing and unions in East Texas.
Date: June 30, 2015
Creator: Nash, John; Elmore, George; Allen, Claretta; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Henderson County Lynchers

Description: Photograph of the Henderson County Lynchers in front of a jailhouse. Four Texas Rangers are also present in the picture, squatting down in front of the lynchers. Inscription on the back reads "Lynchers being transferred to Anderson Co. for trail. Lynchers who lynched the Humphries."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a nut lock that keeps bolts attached extra tightly.
Date: January 31, 1911
Creator: Greer, Benjamin J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn Planter

Description: Patent for a corn planter. This invention is simple and compact and does not require manual actuation of the drum for the dropping mechanism. It can be used for corn and similar seeds, including cotton and seeds with fibrous coating. Illustration included.
Date: November 13, 1906
Creator: Robinson, Charles William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stew-Pan.

Description: Patent for improvement in stew-pan by using a large size of stew-pan which having three separate compartments with different dimensions, to allow for large quantities of cooking materials to cook at one time without using separate cooking utensils. The heater designed to have fire-box in the front and at the rear, and the top portion of the heater being almost completely open. The elongated stew-pan placed on top of the open fire acted as a closure for the open top of the heater when food is being cooked. Illustration is included.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Dowell, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Tool.

Description: Patent for a new wire fence tool for "applying binding members at the crossings of the strand and stay wires, and has for its object to simplify and improve the construction and increase the efficiency of devices of this character" (lines 10-14), including illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1906
Creator: Harris, Edwin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Making Concrete Tombstones.

Description: Patent for a method of making concrete tombstones which are waterproof and don't require wetting during the drying process to prevent cracking, reducing the drying time from 30 days in the shade to 4 days in the sun. This is achieved by adding salt to hold water which prevents cracking while drying, and a paint coat of aluminum powder and gasolene to waterproof the concrete and add a shine to it.
Date: July 2, 1907
Creator: Hendley, Marion Jonathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a harrow for use in orchards that can be moved around easily to avoid trees.
Date: June 20, 1911
Creator: Forkner, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spittoon

Description: Patent for a spittoon for hospital use. Illustrations included.
Date: October 15, 1912
Creator: Grisham, Mattie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cutter Head and Bit

Description: Patent for a cutter head and bit. This invention are a combination of parts for use in woodworking. Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1909
Creator: Birdwell, Robert P. & Ingram, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department