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Angelina County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Angelina County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soil Survey of Angelina County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Angelina County, Texas.
Date: 1988
Creator: Dolezel, Raymond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape

Description: Patent for a flexible chute that attaches to the window frame. The chute uses hinges or a pivot so it can be moved out of the way when not is use.
Date: March 9, 1909
Creator: Woods, Murray
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pressure-Regulator

Description: Patent for a Pressure-Regulator, which is a device for "automatically regulating the pressure of steam, compressed air, or other gases while passing through a conduit" (lines 8-10).
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Moffett, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Extinguishing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a fire-extinguishing apparatus designed for use in gin-mills, saw-mills, factories, and other buildings. The operator can quickly turn on a stream of water and extinguish the flames. The apparatus is a valved supply-pipe connected to a boiler, branch pipes extend from the supply-pipe, and discharge nozzles are connected and are flexible.
Date: March 24, 1896
Creator: Driver, Elias K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Expansion-Cultivator.

Description: Patent for cultivators "which can be readily expanded or contracted to adapt the device to the distance apart of the rows to be cultivated or to cover a tract or greater or less breadth." (Lines 10-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Moore, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "adjustable means by which the handles of the cultivator may be readily adjusted lengthwise relatively to the position of the tooth-bar when it is arranged diagonally to the beam," and "to remove the operator from possible contact with the dirt thrown by the rearmost teeth of the tooth-bar when it is arranged diagonally to the beam." (Lines 30-39) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Benfield, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Stock-Cutter.

Description: Patent for an improved rotary stock cutters "adapted for use as matcher heads, ship lap heads, and ogee bats" (lines 11-12). It has two disks with several curved blades sticking out from each disk.
Date: February 28, 1893
Creator: Hardee, Isaiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Intersection in Lufkin]

Description: Photograph of an intersection at Frank Street in Lufkin, Texas. Cars drive down both sides of the street, and the van in the foreground is turning left. The Lufkin Parks and Recreation building is visible on the corner, and a mural, depicting a woman with an old telephone and a cowboy amid other things, has been painted on its wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Angelina County War Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a war memorial in Angelina County, Texas, showing three columns, each commemorating a war. The top of the memorial reads: "In grateful memory of those who gave their lives for our country in World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War. Erected by the citizens of Angelina County. Sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113. The American Legion". The pillar on the left reads: "Vietnam War December 22,1 961 to May 1, 1975". The middle pillar reads: "Korean War June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955", and the column to the right reads: "World War II December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

curb light

Description: Photograph of an unusual "side walk" light; the lights extending in an arc along the curb in front of the 1925 Pines Theater.
Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Pines Theater

Description: Photograph of the Pines Theater in Lufkin. The theater was built in 1925, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell