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Indian Rock Paintings

Description: 1 copy negative of a section of bluff painted by an unknown group of American Indians on their camp grounds. The town of Paint Rock is associated with this genre of painting.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a rein-holder that is made with one piece of metal which can be attached to the dash-board of a vehicle, includes illustration.
Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Shurmon, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a bolt cutter made up of "a stationary cutter and two movable cutters operated by levers adapted to come in contact with the edge of the stationary cutter, with plates and bolts for securing the same together in proper position" (lines 12-16). The purpose of the invention is to cut the useless ends off bolts.
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Hagelstein, Christ
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rein holder. This design consists in "[a] rein-holder made from a piece of spring sheet metal, having a base-plate provided with means for attachment to a flat surface and having projections struck up at each side of the tongue and extending lengthwise the base, and a spring tongue bent upward from the lower end of the plate and normally lying between the line of the projections to hold a rein" (lines 56-64).
Date: July 5, 1892
Creator: Shurmon, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for an improved planting machine by securing a seed-plate with a central longitudinal slot, in the bottom of the hopper, a circular seed disk is placed into the slot; two pairs of gage-plates arranged at the front and rear end of said slot. These gage-plates can be adjusted to regulate the quantity of seeds being discharged when planting cotton. When planting corn, the rear pair of gage-plates can be brought closely together to prevent the escape of seeds. Illustration is included.
Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Cayton, James Calvin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Painted Rocks on the Concho River]

Description: Photograph of three rock slabs with painted symbols on them. A printed note on the back of the photograph says, "Painted Rocks, on Concho river at Paint Rock, Texas. Signs painted with unknown red mixture which is indelible. Painted by Indians."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

High School Building, Paint Rock, Texas: First Floor Mechancial Plan

Description: Mechanical plan for a high school building in Paint Rock, Texas. It includes a detailed mechanical plan for the first floor with heating, plumbing, and electrical symbols with the codes on the right side along with notes. There is also a diagram of the boiler connections as well as a section thru recirculating duct for auditorium unit heaters. The first floor includes various classrooms as well as an auditorium/gymnasium.
Date: 1935
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

High School Building, Paint Rock, Texas: Floor Plans and Schedules

Description: Floor plan for a high school building in Paint Rock, Texas. It includes a detailed floor plan with various classrooms as well as an auditorium/gymnasium and stage. There is also a plan of shower and locker rooms under bleachers, door and transom schedule (top left), and a window schedule (left).
Date: 1935
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.