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Lamar Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lamar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A hand drawn line has been made on the published map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1889
Creator: Blain, J. L. & Newton, John C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Lamar County Texas

Description: Highway map of Lamar County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (includin schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage betweem points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil or gas wells, mines or quarries, state roadside parks, and airports. Map includes eight inset maps - East Paris Subdivision, Petty, Cunningham, Pattonville, Powderly, Brookston, Howland, and Biardstown - and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1940
Creator: Texas. Highway Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Automobile Wheel

Description: Patent for a type of wheel called a spring wheel, and will allow for simple and efficient means of producing a spoke, and eliminate the need for an inflated tire when attaching the spoke, including illustrations.
Date: November 8, 1913
Creator: Lewis, Alfred M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Coop

Description: Patent for a new more durable folding coop that folds up quickly and easily, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: June 26, 1917
Creator: Martin, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement in washing-machines by using a novel arrangement of the rollers, the tub-supporting frame, the horizontal swinging rubber, and a series of closely arranged longitudinal spiral springs; so that “the pressure upon each separate article can be adjusted or regulated by the judgment of the [operator].” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Bennington, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

D-Handle Machine.

Description: Patent for a new machine for automating the production of D-handles, which will operate continuously, set the workflow pace, and form a smooth inner rounded part of the grip.
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: Johnson, Raymond F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tug-Clip.

Description: Patent for a new form of tug clip which will not damage the collar to which it is attached.
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Duncan, Walter B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Brander

Description: Patent for an animal brander with interchangeable characters and a holder for the characters.
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Hayes, Monard Vinson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Releaser.

Description: Patent for a horse releaser constructed so that the shafts may be released when it is desired to detach a horse from a vehicle. It also provides an improved means of holding the shafts in place and preventing them from moving when it is not desired to release the shafts.
Date: April 8, 1913
Creator: Harris, Crawford & Harris, Eligah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Train #109 and All of Its Cars]

Description: Photograph of train #109 in Paris, Texas. There is a long convoy of cars visible behind the engine. A grocery store can be seen behind the train, and some people are visible in the distance. Written underneath the image is "Paris, Texas" and "R.H.Carlson."
Date: unknown
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[T&P Train #20]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #20 waiting on tracks in Paris, Texas. There is a man in the engine cab and another man walking along the right side of the image. Written underneath are "Paris, Texas" and "Thomas T. Taber III (-J. H. Westbay Photo)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Westbay, J. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Improvement to Oil-Burners

Description: Patent for the improvement of oil-burners in which it is “extremely cheap and simple, which may be readily installed, and which is adapted to burn oil practically without smoke” (lines 12-14). Instructions and illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1915
Creator: Hope, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Train #109 in Paris, Texas]

Description: Copy photo of train #109 in Paris, Texas. Behind the train a grocery store can be seen, and two men are visible on the left side of the train and picture. Written beneath the image is "Paris, Texas" and "R.H.Carlson."
Date: unknown
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[T&P Train #187]

Description: Photograph of Texas & Pacific train #187. Behind the engine, another train is visible. Below the image are written "Paris, Texas," and "[sic] Thomas T. Taber III (-J.H. Westbay Photo)."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum