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Hame Attachment

Description: Patent for improved Hame Attachment with "snap hame-hook" (line 11) "preventing accidental displacement." (line 13-14)
Date: June 26, 1900
Creator: Dobbs, William, Jackson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by providing readily-operable means for adjusting the plow-shovel on the standard, to facilitate adjustment of the shovel and of the gage with relation to each other, thereby to vary the cut of the shovel, to improve the means for holding the gage assembled with the standard, and generally to simplify and increase the efficiency of plows of this character. (Lines 14-21) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Wilson, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improvements to a baling press, making it "simple, inexpensive, durable, and highly-efficient" (lines 17-18), including illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Unfried, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for "improvements in latches for gates, doors, and the like." (lines 12-13) This latch "may be conveniently operated from either side of the door and may be locked against operation." (lines 15-17)
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Carter, Hiram Claborn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for new improvements in cotton choppers which allows them to be durable and strong, yet flexible with adjustable parts to accommodate soil and growth conditions including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Gerding, Fred F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gage for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new type of gage for a running plow, that can be adjusted for a specific depth
Date: December 17, 1901
Creator: Wilson, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spoke Socket.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vehicle wheel for "preventing the tire from becoming loose" and "preventing the loosening and rattling of the spokes" (lines 8-11). This design achieves these feats with conically-tipped spokes encased by rubber cushions.
Date: September 14, 1880
Creator: Harrington, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal power (engine). This design "consists in an animal-power constructed with a small wheel placed loosely upon a stationary upright shaft, and connected by hinges with the inner ends of arms and sweeps attached to the main wheel, which is mounted upon caster-wheels to support the weight of the wheel and its attachments. . . . The object of this invention is to economize power and promote convenience" (lines 16-25).
Date: October 31, 1882
Creator: Knox, William Curtis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient wire stretcher that aids in fence-building, tightening loose wires, cutting wires, and tying broken wires. The stretcher is similar in appearance to a wrench that can be taken apart in order to properly utilize the tool.
Date: June 13, 1893
Creator: McKinney, John Wilson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved harrow. This design "consist[s] of a central longitudinal beam having perforations, the jointed toothed frame pivoted to supports on the beam, the handles connected at their forward ends to the said beam, the brace-rods pivoted to the handles and to a cross-bar resting on the beam, and the vertical bolt adapted to the perforations in the beam to adjust the cross-bar thereupon, and thereby raise and lower the handles" (lines 85-94).
Date: November 22, 1887
Creator: Wilson, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvements in bolt-holders by “providing a combined bolt-holder and screw-driver…. in which the hook or engaging member is quickly and conveniently adjustable to any angle to allow the tool to be employed in various positions to engage bolts set.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: March 25, 1902
Creator: Carter, Hiram C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Pulverizer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved soil pulverizer. This design consists in "the combination of rotating blades on a shaft adjustable forward and backward, the driving wheel shaft, the intermediate operating mechanism, and the two transverse shafts . . . the driving-wheels, the multiplying gear-wheels, the two shafts, blades, [the] shaft adjustable forward and backward by means of a lever, frame having recesses for journal-boxes, the lugs on the latter, and the connecting rod" (lines 84-95).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Rankin, John Dake & Knox, William Custis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator-Harrow.

Description: Patent for improvements in cultivator-harrows in which an adjustable “harrow-frame is adapted to the ready attachment of cultivators, plows, sweeps, scrapers, and various forms of cultivating devices which are interchangeable with each other and can be used either with or without the harrow-teeth, according to the character of work to be done.” (Lines 80-86) Illustration is included.
Date: September 29, 1891
Creator: Wilson, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Groesbeck 1891 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1891
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1911 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1911
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1906 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1906
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1901 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1901
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1906 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1906
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1901 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1901
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1891 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1891
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1896 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1896
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1896 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1896
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Groesbeck 1906 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Groesbeck in Limestone County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1906
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History