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Map of Briscoe County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Briscoe County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Walker
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rod-Puller.

Description: Patent for a rod puller and "relates to a lifting device for pump-tubing, drill-rods, and the equivalents thereof" (lines 8-10).
Date: 1913-6-10
Creator: Hooker, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Body-Armor.

Description: Patent for "an armor adapted to be employed without the use of securing-straps and which, while protecting the shoulders of the wearer, will permit of the use of his arms and shoulders, as, for instance, in executing the manual of arms, without such movement being retarded by the weight of one of the body-plates." (Lines 16-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Stevenson, Robert Ferguson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reunion at Old F Ranch House near Quitaque, Texas

Description: Photograph of the reuinion of ranch hands at the F Ranch house before it was razed In the photo, L-R: Bascom Jenkins of Floydada, O.W. Stroup of Quitaque, Rux Eddleman of Turkey, J. Henry Hughes of Quitaque, Hiram Sweeney of Amarillo, William Adophus Merrell of Quitaque, Dr. J. Ed Crawford of Tulia. This picture was taken August 22, 1941.
Date: August 22, 1941
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for "the provision of a substantial and staff joint at a less expense than the ordinary joint including fish-plates and a series of bolts and which will obviate the use of chairs to support the ends of adjacent rails and bordering upon the joint" (lines 13-18).
Date: March 19, 1901
Creator: {}
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for "a self-locking rail-joint of novel construction and which will preclude the use of bolts or analogous fastenings, the weight of the rails and their securement to the ties being sufficient to hold the parts of the clamp close against opposite sides of the rail ends." (lines 12-17), including illustrations.
Date: February 25, 1902
Creator: Stephens, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Southern Plains Bison]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway, depicting an adult bison and a calf standing in a grassy area. The back of the card has information about the American bison.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Caprock Canyons

Description: Map of the Caprock Canyons State Park outlining hiking trails and highlighting activities, facilities, and other features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: February 2012
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Briscoe 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: 1901
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Men Posing for Picture

Description: Photograph of several men posing for a picture near Silverton, Texas on May 7, 1938. The men are, from left to right, Cole Taylor, Reid Brighton, Ed R. Porch, Bert Haigh, Dave Pennol, Carl Barnhart, Jimmie Day, Oscar Champion, and Jimmie Lowe.
Date: May 7, 1938
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame