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Combined Cultivator and Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator and planter. This design consists in "the combination of the box having the slot and the three apertures in the side of the slot . . . the reciprocating seed-slide, and the sliding and adjustable plate . . . having the slot near its end and engaging with the free leg of the staple" (lines 100-110).
Date: February 26, 1889
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Baling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a cotton baling machine in which "the condensing and bat-forming devices will condense and press the lint-cotton so close that the spring of the cotton is broken, thereby avoiding the necessity of providing additional compressing-rollers intermediate the condenser and the press-box. A further object of my invention is to arrange a condenser in such a manner as to save room in the gin-house and to provide means for carrying off the dust and air made by the gin and condenser to the outside of the building" (lines 12-24).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
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Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for a combined cotton and corn planter by having two wheel guards and graduators, one feed-wheel is mounted fixedly on the shaft, the other is removable; so that it can be easily converted from planting corn or cotton-seed, and vice versa, and regulating the planting of either. Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
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Fence.

Description: Patent for a suspended wood panel fence with "advantages in point of simplicity, inexpensiveness, ease of construction, adaptability, effectiveness, and general efficiency" (lines 11-13). It improves on patents held by J. S. Ferguson, W. A. Tillman, W. T. Manry, and others. The fence panels are suspended between the posts by wires. The wires extend to the bottom of the fence panel's braces at either end of the panel.
Date: November 24, 1896
Creator: Tucker, Thomas Neal
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Cot-Frame

Description: Patent for a cot frame designed to accommodate two people. Illustrations included.
Date: January 18, 1910
Creator: Shelton, Robert H.
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Bed Slat Fastener and Brace

Description: Patent for a bed-slat fastener and brace. This bed-slat design is designed to "effectually prevent the distension of the side rails of the bed and will also strengthen and support the slats and prevent sagging or breakage" (line 9-12) illustration included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Shelton, Robert H.
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Pump.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pumps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Gardner, Felix G.
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Tire Setting Machine

Description: Patent for a tire setting machine. This invention is designed for setting tires that are cold. Illustrations included.
Date: February 5, 1907
Creator: Baker, Charles Walter
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Churn

Description: Patent for a new churn, an improvement on the device shown in prior Patent Number 944,129 granted December 21, 1909.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Floyd, Ellis E.
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[Portrait of the Christopher Columbus Brownfield and Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield Family]

Description: Portrait of the Brownfield family with five children; two of the younger children are seated in the front row and the three older children are standing behind the parents against the wall. Back Row L to R - Frances 'Fannie' Ida Brownfield (15), Cora E Brownfield (12), Walter Milton Brownfield (14) Front Row L to R - Christopher 'Chris' Columbus Brownfield (38), Bessie Brownfield (5), Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield (41), Christopher 'CC' Columbus Jr Brownfield (2)
Date: 1894~
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Celeste Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1964
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Celeste Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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