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Johnson Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Johnson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:166,667] (5000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for "an improved wheel-cultivator, which shall be so constructed that it may be readily adjusted for use in marking the ground, covering the seed, and cultivating the plants." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1876
Creator: Riddle, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas Generating System.

Description: Patent for a gas generating system that can actuate any ordinary gasoline engine and will allow the gas to be compressed before entering the engine cylinders. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 22, 1914
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Irrigation-Pipe.

Description: Patent for an invention relates to an improved irrigation pipe which is to be used in connection with a sub-irrigation system.
Date: October 27, 1914
Creator: Cooke, Joe R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thread-Cabinet.

Description: Patent "...relates to cabinets for spooladapted to contain spools of thread of different sizes and from which the spools may be easily extracted one at a time" (lines 7-11) including illustrations and descriptions.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Armstrong, John, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Bobcat]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Cleburne State Park, depicting the face of a bobcat. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in washing-machines by using a combination of adjustable stationary rubbing-board and a rotary rubbing-cylinder to regulate the pressure on the clothes and at the same time, clothes can be cleaned without injury to them. Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Polk, Kindrick Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bricklayer's Guide-Line Holder.

Description: Patent for improvements in Bricklayers' Guide-Line Holders with spring controlled jaws for anchoring the holder to the brick, securing it in a stationary position on the wall.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: Knott, Miller & Bible, Adam Calver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Obtaining Oil and Stock Food from Cotton-Seed.

Description: Patent for a process for preparing stock food and extracting oil from cotton seed. The objectives include obtaining more oil from seed and a very nutritious stock food. The other objectives are eliminating waste of the residue after the oil has been extracted, regulating protein, and killing germs from the food. The patent includes illustrations.
Date: July 22, 1913
Creator: Covey, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator-Cuff

Description: Patent for a cultivator cuff, which is directed to improvements in connections for cultivator beams, and has for its object to so construct a device of this character that the distance between the shovel standard and the beam may be regulated and adjusted, and held in position independently and without molesting the angle or fastenings which control the angle of the shovel standard.
Date: September 21, 1915
Creator: Forrester, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Jack and Wrench.

Description: Patent for a combined jack and wrench. This patent focuses on a combined wagon jack and wrench, which acts as a wheel removing device.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Gregory, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department