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Crosby County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Crosby County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1927
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crosby County.

Description: Survey map of Crosby County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: January 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Ranch House in West Texas

Description: Photograph of the old Hank Smith house, the first ranch house in west Texas. There is a windmill and some rock walls in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Swing Attachment for Cuspidors.

Description: Patent for improved swing attachment for cuspidors in which “a cuspidor may be pivotally connected with a seat or equivalent support, held in horizontal position while connected, and rendered capable of being swung out from or beneath the seat and expeditiously and conveniently removed when necessary.” (Lines 11-17) Illustration is included.
Date: July 28, 1891
Creator: Horseman, Stephen
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window Curtain Clasp and Holder

Description: Patent for improvement in window curtain clasps and holders. It is a window curtain clasp used to secure drapes using a U shaped fixture.
Date: November 26, 1902
Creator: Murray, Rebecca F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of West Texas Picnic]

Description: Photograph of three women and a man eating in a field with four horses. Written on the back of the photo, "A pioneer West Texas picnic party, Misses Mary, Annie and Lelia Smith, and George Mayes eating watermelon which washed down the Blanco Canyon during a flood in 1899."
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library