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[Photograph of Blomstrom Family]

Description: Photograph of the Blomstroms with five of their children (Gunnar, Philip, Knute, Violet, and Alfred), with the four boys adopting identical poses with their chopping hoes, in front of their Melvin home. The home sports vines on its porch posts and a young tree in its front yard.
Date: 1911
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Postcard from The National Farm Loan Association of Bandera to Mr. Willie Agold, July 29, 1952]

Description: Postcard from Mr. W. R. Fletcher of The National Farm Loan Association of Bandera to Mr. Willie Agold, inviting him to come in and discuss a farm loan. The front of the postcard features a photograph a line of six mules pulling a plow through a field towards the camera. Behind the mules, a man sits on a seat on the plow.
Date: July 29, 1952
Creator: Fletcher, W. R.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Blade.

Description: Patent for a new blade similar to "weed blades" (line 10) that can be "attached to a cultivator" (line 11) and includes an illustration.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Kelly, John H. & Mershon, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riding-Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in riding-cultivators in which the cultivator is “capable of easy adjustment so that each part may be placed independently of other parts in position for most thorough service” (Lines 15-18). Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1913
Creator: Kennemer, James O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marking Attachment for Planters.

Description: Patent for an attachment for agricultural machines, such as planters and cultivators, that marks off the distance between rows. The attachment consists of a marker that projects laterally from the ground to form a guide for the driver of the machine.
Date: April 8, 1913
Creator: Hallenbeck, Garrett L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Operating Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a gate-operating mechanism for quickly opening and closing a gate, including farm gates, from either side without the use of springs, including a description of the design and illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Butler, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Tie Buckle.

Description: Patent for a buckle that secures ends of bale ties so that they are not exposed nor endanger the hands of farm workers.
Date: May 13, 1913
Creator: McFarland, Frank Hays
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for harrows to provide utilizing spring teeth that can either be used for gathering vegetation or loosening soil.
Date: April 29, 1913
Creator: Tucker, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Maize, Kafir-Corn, And Cane Heading Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of maize, Kafir corn, and cane heading machines that allows "a single machine to harvest two rows at the same time" (lines 12-14), reducing labor time and costs, including illustrations and a description.
Date: June 17, 1913
Creator: Cozart, Walace Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cuspidor

Description: Patent for a Cuspidor that uses an object to provide a double or reversible cuspidor constructed.
Date: June 24, 1913
Creator: Edwards, Henry W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Smoothing-Drag

Description: Patent for improvements to a smoothing drag, a tool that smoothes the ground between rows of crops to prevent moisture loss from the soil.
Date: May 20, 1913
Creator: Davison, Morgan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for Windmill that is adapted to be held in various positions. This Windmill device will be strong, durable, and easy to construct.
Date: June 10, 1913
Creator: Houston John J
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Plow and Harrow.

Description: Patent for combined plows and harrows, which operates to break up the earth after it has been plowed, while the plow is opening another furrow. This invention also features the provision of a harrow attachment which can be readily applied to or removed from various types of plows.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Rohrer, Darius B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department