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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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Indian drawings]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Paint Rock, a Texas landmark of stone pictograph paintings along the Concho River, created by various American Indian tribes over many years.
Date: August 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Concho County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Concho County Courthouse and surrounding lawn. The courthouse is made of stone and has a red roof. There is a historic marker just outside the iron fence that surrounds the building.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Concho County Courthouse, historic plaque

Description: Photograph of the historic plaque at Concho County Courthouse. It says: "First permanent courthouse for Concho County. Built in 1886, replacing crude early structure. Architects were the brothers F. E. and Oscar Ruffini who also constructed the first main building at the University of Texas. As F. E. Ruffini lived only long enough to draw plans for this courthouse, his brother completed it. Architecture is 'French Second Empire.' Use of rusticated stone - which came from a quarry only a few miles away - is unusual in this style. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries