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Atascosa Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Atascosa County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red ink and pencil. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1919
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E. & Davis, Grady W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

Description: Photograph of a Sheriff's posse in Atascosa County, Texas in 1903. The men stand with their rifles in hand, in front of the jail around their prisoner, the bandit "Gomez" who sits in a chair.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Texas: Pleasanton Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Pleasanton, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Kenda, P.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas (Atascosa County): Jourdanton Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Jourdanton, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, water bodies, towns, ranches and farms, water wells, pipelines, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Jones, T. M.; Rehberg, A. & Lukesh, G. R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Machines for Bending Stirrups.

Description: Patent for an invention that "is to provide a simple and efficient machine for bending and shaping stirrups for saddles" (lines 10-12). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: February 1, 1870
Creator: Forest, Demsey
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adding-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improvement in adding-machines in which a mechanical wheel has teeth. " The object of the invention is to provide the means for adding columns of figures by machinery"(lines 13-15), with instruction and illustration
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Barmore, Albert King
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measuring Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved measuring-wheel. This design "relates to the construction of an instrument whereby lineal measurements may be taken and automatically registered where the distance is greater than the circumference of the measuring-wheel. The invention consists of a graduated wheel in the slot of a bifurcated handle, and of an automatic registering attachment" (lines 7-14).
Date: June 29, 1886
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adding Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved adding machine. This design "consists in the combination, with a box, of a spindle in the same, a sleeve surrounding the spindle, a hand on the spindle, a hand on the sleeve, devices for turning the spindle from the sleeve, a cog-wheel revolving from the spindle, and an extra hand in connection with the cog-wheel" (lines 10-16).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton chopper and cultivator in “which the cultivator-blades may be readily adjusted to cultivator-blades may be readily adjusted to any desired distance from the row of plants that is being operated upon, and in which the number of chopping-hoes may be increased or diminished, so as to regulate the distance between the stands of cotton or the extent of each stand.” (Lines 13-19) Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1903
Creator: McAda, James Newton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire-Alarm.

Description: Patent for the automatic fire alarm system relates to a fusing wire that reacts to any heat or fire by closing circuit inside of the battery resulting in sounding off the alarm, and thus, improving the fire-alarm system structure.
Date: March 15, 1904
Creator: Fred, Mason K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder

Description: Patent for an attachment or stand-alone seeding device which is "inexpensive...durable, and easy and effective in operation." (lines 16 & 17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 17, 1906
Creator: Mouser, Robert H., Jr
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Atascosa County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1894
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Field Notes of a Survey

Description: Survey report about land in Atascosa County, Texas, for A. M. Avant. The report describes the results of a survey of land situated on the waters of Metah Creek, a tributary of La Parita River, about 12 miles southeast of Pleasanton, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1896
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Atascosa County Jail

Description: Photograph of Atascosa County Jail. Unidentified individuals stand outside the building. A horse and carriage stand in the street beside the building.The jail was torn down in the 1950's.
Date: April 7, 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Atascosa County

Description: Map of Atascosa County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. A tree grove is marked on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1862
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Atascosa County

Description: Map of Atascosa County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 1873
Creator: Lucas, A. L. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Atascosa County

Description: Map of Atascosa County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The center of Atascosa County is marked on map. There are nine black ink spots on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1879
Creator: Langermann, A. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Sheriff's Convention

Description: Photograph of participants at a Sheriff's Convention in Lytle, Texas. Women and children look out from a window.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Poll Tax Receipt]

Description: Poll tax receipt for $1.75 received from A.M. Avant on January 30, 1908 in Pleasanton, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1908
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: Jourdanton CCD, Texas, Index

Description: Index map for Jourdanton Census County Division, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:80,860.
Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas: Franklin Settlement Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Franklin Settlement in Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Kenda, Paul; Anderson, Clay & Loving, James J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plat of Coughran, Atascosa County, Texas.

Description: Map shows tract numbers and property boundaries in the Coughran Plat in Atascosa County, Texas. Scale not given.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library