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McCulloch County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of McCulloch County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1904
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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

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

[Photograph of Helge Family Home]

Description: Photograph of the Helge family home at Bear Creek in the early 1900s with lightning rods on the roof, a large barn and outbuilding on the left, an outhouse on the right, and a spacious yard enclosed by a white picket fence.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

"The History of East Sweden" - By Diane Johnson

Description: Copy of an essay written by Diane Johnson, depicting the journey of Swedish immigrants, Charles Conard and Mina (Gustafson) Johnson, to the East Sweden area in 1887, where they, and other Swedish immigrants, played important roles in the development of a thriving community.
Date: 1950
Creator: Johnson, Diane
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[House in McCullough County]

Description: Photograph of a house in McCullogh County. It is a one-story building with a paneled roof and a shaded patio. Inscription on the back reads "House at scene of [illegible] massacre, Lindley Crossing, McCullogh County."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

Wheelwright-Machine

Description: Patent for a hand-operated wheelwright machine designed for drilling the tires of a vehicle for means of holding tire retaining bolts.
Date: August 20, 1907
Creator: Robbins, James M.
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

Attachment For Horse Powers

Description: Patent for attachment for horse powers. This invention is an attachment for the power transmission for hay presses. Illustration included.
Date: May 31, 1904
Creator: Gentry, Arthur Q. & Burk, Jasper A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve.

Description: Patent for a valve for use as part of a tank filling apparatus, which is easy to attach.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: McKnight, Samuel E.
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

Urinal.

Description: Patent for a urinal that is worn by women who have incontinence that is better attached to the waistband.
Date: November 16, 1909
Creator: Sherman, Mattie L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Signal.

Description: Patent for a new Railroad-Signal invention. The Railroad-Signal functions as an improved device for alerting locomotive engineers that an upcoming bridge is broken, flooded, or on fire.
Date: February 25, 1913
Creator: Waddle, Calvin H. & Roberston, Everett C.
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