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Insect or Worm Destroyer.

Description: Patent for an insect and worm destroyer that is secured to the frame of a gang or cultivator and both cultivates and exterminates insects, worms, and the like as it moves down each row of plants.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Martin, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milk Cooler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved milk cooler. This design consists in "the combination, with the body or frame provided with water-troughs, of the jacketed cans having the upper ends of their jackets extending into the troughs, and an air-collecting device arranged . . . to collect and direct the air against the exposed jackets" (lines 14-21).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Dodge, Frances A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Appliance for Training Horses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved appliance for training horses. This design "consists, essentially, in a leg-halter composed of chains or ropes connected by a common ring, or otherwise, and connected with gyves or shackles to encircle the pastern of each leg, a yoke or frame placed upon the withers, or forward or back thereof, and provided with a clamp, and a band passing through the clamp and down to one of the shackles, or to the horse's leg, the other end being carried to a convenient point to be passed by the trainer or attendant" (lines 9-20).
Date: August 10, 1886
Creator: Dodge, Israel Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shepherd's Crook.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shepherd's crook. This design "has relation to shepherd's crooks; and it consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the tapering and balanced staff, the slender neck near the head or crook, the broad bearings of the crook, and the guard-knob on the end thereof" (lines 16-21).
Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Deland, Edward E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved refrigerator. This design "consists, essentially, in a series of vessels surrounded or enveloped by fibrous material, dipping into a water-vessel above, and serving to maintain a constant supply of water to the exterior of the vessels through capillary action, the water being caused to pass down in such quantity as to drip from the bottoms of the vessels and collect in a second tank supplying a second series of vessels in the same manner, and finally to collect in a suitable vessel below, intermediate filtering apparatus being provided or not, as required" (lines 9-20).
Date: January 1, 1884
Creator: Dodge, Frances A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fleece Binder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fleece-binder. This design "consists in a fleece-binder constructed with a box attached to a supporting-frame, and having inclined flanges upon its side edges, and provided with hinged press-boards and fingers operated by push-bars, a cord, and a treadle, whereby the fleece can be compressed and held while being tied. To the ends of the sides of the box is attached a knife, so that all the twines of the bundle can be cut at a time" (lines 20-29).
Date: September 2, 1884
Creator: Krueger, Theodore C.H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a refrigerating apparatus that consists of a circular table that has a reservoir in its middle and jars mounted on fibrous mats and secured in a grid around the reservoir. Fibrous bags surround the jars and the excess material is gathered and goes into the reservoir.
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Dodge, Israel A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "pin-and-link car-couplings to enable the same to couple automatically and to be readily uncoupled without going between cars, and to provide means for holding the link in substantially a horizontal position for guiding it into the mouth of a draw-head to avoid going between cars and guiding the link by hand." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: Allen, George F.; Allen, Charles D. & Martin, Richard W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tie.

Description: Patent for a railway tie that has a stronger attachment to the rails than other models.
Date: December 26, 1911
Creator: Wade, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for a gate. Illustration included.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Matthews, Joseph William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Neck-Yoke or Tongue Attachment

Description: Patent for a neck-yoke or tongue attachment. It is adapted for use with any "type of breast-bar, neck-yoke, or tongue and pole equipped vehicles" (lines 12-14).
Date: March 12, 1912
Creator: Davis, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel Straightening Machine

Description: Patent for wheel straightening machine. This invention is designed for straightening light or heavy wagon wheels when the spokes become loosened and the wheel is excessively dished" (9-11). Illustration included.
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Mayse, Jordan Stewart
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a farm gate, which can be opened from a vehicle and stays open until a second operation is performed to close the gate.
Date: August 4, 1908
Creator: Matthews, Joseph William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Packer for Silos.

Description: Patent for a new packer for silos, "...which may be assembled with any silo of standard construction, to carry out the packing operation" (lines 13-15) including illustrations.
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Westbrook, John Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

East Sweden Tidings, Volume 1, Number 1, December, 1944

Description: The first issue of "East Sweden Tidings", a monthly church newsletter, explaining the purpose of the Tidings to be communication with the troops of World War II; sending individual holiday greetings from the men of the congregation; and containing a sermon that encourages an "All Out" commitment of both the troops and the congregation to "restore God's peace on earth" and to "win the spiritual conflicts between right and wrong on the battlefields of the soul."
Date: December 1944
Creator: Dewey, Anson T.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[News Article of a Wedding Anniversary, 1951]

Description: Photocopy of a Brady Standard Herald news article reporting the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. August Young (including the names of their children) and tracing the couple's experiences in traveling from Sweden to America and McCulloch County and also noting changes in the county and Brady observed by them during the years of their residence.
Date: January 8, 1951
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission