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Old Stone House at Panna Maria

Description: Photograph of a small stone building next to a bed of plants and a wooden shed. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Old stone house at Panna Marie - used as storage house in pioneer days."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil

Description: Patent for improvements in the processes of refining crude cotton-seed oil which increases the yield of refined oil. Improved results are are obtained by "neutralizing the oil with an alkaline silicate and then treating the oil with a mixture of alkaline hydroxid and alkaline carbonate" (lines 28-31).
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cleaning Cotton.

Description: Patent for an apparatus that cleans burs and other foreign matter from cotton through a suction process prior to ginning, including instructions and illustrations. The inventor claims this apparatus is simpler, more affordable, and more effective than previous methods for cleaning cotton.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Brown, Thomas N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement.

Description: Patent for improved mechanical movements "applicable to windmills for operating pump-rods and the like" (lines 10-11) including instructions and an illustration.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Ward, Ziba G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil.

Description: Patent for a process of refining crude cotton-seed oil of high acidity (e.g., oils containing from 1.5 to 12 percent acid or higher) to increase the yield of oil of the required color, odor, and flavor.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press

Description: Patent for improvements to baling presses for double bale type presses. It includes elevators and a reciprocating press head.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Potter, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that is meant to "provide an improved means for controlling the position of the chopper blades." (lines 17-19) It is designed to make the action of cutting cotton more stable and precise.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Woodrom, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill Attachment.

Description: Patent for windmill attachment to improve the construction allowing windmills to function without a sufficient amount of wind through the use of pumps and rods, including illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Vaught, Silas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Silo

Description: Patent for a silo composed of sections that can be arranged to modify the capacity as needed, including illustrations.
Date: April 21, 1914
Creator: Ames, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Round Bale Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for a round bale cotton compress that efficiently creates cotton bales with little manual labor, including illustrations.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Dunlap, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for a baling press "intended for compressing and re-pressing cotton for shipment" (para. 4), and is created using a "simple and efficient" (para. 2) design.
Date: November 27, 1877
Creator: Drake, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improved cultivator that could be adjusted to have the proper angle for removing or throwing the dirt to and from plants.
Date: March 3, 1914
Creator: Kelley, Lawrence E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milling Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement for milling machines to thoroughly remove dirt and other substances to improve the quality of product.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Lakey, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a vertically adjustable machine that "reduces liability to clog" (line 18) and reduce clogging.
Date: June 1, 1914
Creator: Scott, Oscar F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Canning goods in the root cellar]

Description: Photograph of Viola Treece placing freshly canned goods in the root cellar. in the image, Treece is placing a jar on the shelf while hold two more in her arm. Large amounts of jars filled with a variety of goods line the shelves and floor of the cellar.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Family in root cellar]

Description: Photograph of a family of five in a root cellar. In the image, the root cellar is filled with shelves of canned jars, a table in the middle of the room is covered with jars as well.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Nora Treece]

Description: Photograph of Aunt Nora Treece holding a canned jar for the camera. In the image, Treece is outside a long a wooden fence with a structure's corner seen in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections