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Bowie Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bowie County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, Trammel's Trace, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of the Spanish Bluffs and the crossing on Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bowie County

Description: Map of Bowie County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. The ferry location is marked along the Sulphur River. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Mattress-Stuffing Machine

Description: Patent for Mattress Stuffing Machine which “consists of a bed and cover to hold the stuffing material and give it proper shape, rods to keep the stuffing material in shape while it is being inserted into the ticking, a follow-block for pushing the stuffing and rods into the ticking." (lines 9-14), including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Rehkopf, Henry C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Woman Wielding Axe]

Description: Postcard of a woman holding a large axe over her shoulder with the words, "If you don't soon come to Texarkana I'll come after you with an axe." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: May 11, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard State National Bank in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a four story bank building sitting on the corner of a block. A horse-drawn cart is stopped by the sidewalk, and two men stand outside the bank. Below the picture, "Texarkana, Ark.-Tex. State National Bank" is typed, and "Miss Mammie" is written in cursive. The back of the postcard addresses itself to "Miss Mammie McFaddin."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Y. M. C. A. Building in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with a spire at the top and columns supporting the upper level. The edge of the postcard reads "Made in Germany, S. M. Bagland, Importer & Publisher, Texarkana, Ark. - Tex. Y. M. C. A. Building, Texarkana, Ark. - Tex." The back of the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Log-Cart.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin log carts, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Bender, Gustave
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lumber-Stacker.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful improvement in lumber stackers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 23, 1899
Creator: Coleman, Thomas A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Signal.

Description: Patent for a new and improved railway signal, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Bundy, Jehu D. & Jackson, Arthur L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Variable Speed Governor

Description: Patent for a variable speed governor. This invention regulates speed of vehicle without stopping the motor. Illustration included.
Date: May 6, 1903
Creator: Casteel, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electrode for Secondary Batteries.

Description: Patent for improvements in the manufacture of electrodes for storage batteries or accumulators by using “two corresponding plates, each having flanges on three sides of one face, said plates being united to form a central space open at top by securing together corresponding flanges on the respective plates.” (Lines 5-9, page 2) Illustration is included.
Date: June 23, 1891
Creator: Anderson, Boyd
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tension Device for Band-Saw Mills.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in tension devices for band-saw mills; and it consists, generally stated, in mounting the upper wheel in standards which are vertically movable in suitable guideways, said standards being secured to the plunger or cylinder of a direct-acting medium, such as compressed air." (Lines 24-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas A. & Coleman, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chopping-Ax.

Description: Patent for an ax that is "provided with a poll made in two sections adapted to be clamped or secured to the handle and receive a removable bit or hardened section presenting the cutting edge" (lines 16-20).
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Crabtree, James G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Support for Cutter-Heads.

Description: Patent for a support for cutter-heads that allows the operator to easily sharpen, dress, and treat the bits or cutters of the head. It has a spindle that turns and slides in a bearing and supports a cutter-head a pin in the spindle that is seated inn the grooves in the bearings, and a spring loaded bolt in the end of the spindle.
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Kendig, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department