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Delta County, States of Texas.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Delta County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and drilling locations. A legend indicating locations of wells, rigs ups or drilling sites, oil wells, gas wells, and dry holes is included in the lower-right corner. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Dowdle Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (2000 varas to 1/2 of an inch).
Date: 1900
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Stalk Puller

Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton stalk puller.
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Harwood, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Table.

Description: Patent for a new and useful adjustable table, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Congour, Presley Alpheus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal-trap. This design consists "[i]n a trap comprising a well having ingress-openings in diametrically-opposite sides, the combination, with a cage constructed to move vertically in the said well, of plates mounted in ways and constructed to slide past and cover the said openings and having connection with the cage to counterbalance the same" (lines 86-93).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: McLeod, Charlie Mike
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists "[i]n a double-acting baling-press, the combination, with the two followers having the apertured end lugs, of the sliding casting having the curved shoulders, the central aperture, and the apertured end lugs, the top plate having the apertured end lugs and central opening, the drive-wheel having the handle-socket and formed with the tapering opening and the central opening, the central pivot, and the king-bolt" (lines 13-22).
Date: February 4, 1890
Creator: Hill, Abraham J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hen's Nest.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hen's nest. This design "relates to that type of hen-nest wherein a tilting platform is employed to protect the setting hen from intrusion while permitting her to freely pass to and from the nest. The objects of [the] invention are to improve the prior construction and to provide novel means whereby the hen setting or hatching chamber is separated from the passage containing the tilting platform by a division-wall having a rear doorway, in such manner that the eggs are isolated and in a measure hid and protected while the hen is seeking food" (lines 8-20).
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Manlove, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: White Crappie]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Cooper Lake State Park (Doctor's Creek Unit), depicting a person's hand holding a white crappie fish by its mouth in front of a body of water. There is information about the species on the back.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Press

Description: Patent for a hay press. Illustration included.
Date: July 20, 1903
Creator: Nanny, Wiley F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Stalk Puller

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk puller. It is designed "to operate upon the stalks, a pulling-cylinder agaisnt which the stalks are forced by the action of the reel and which operate in conjunction with the latter to pull or lift stalks from the ground" (lines 19-23). Illustrations included.
Date: May 29, 1903
Creator: Hardin, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin saw cleaner. Object of the invention "is to provide a gin saw cleaning device which may be forced into contact with the saw blades by pressure exercised in the direction of the length of the cleaning device" (line 14-19) Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1903
Creator: Jordan, George J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter. This invention if for the effective cutting of cotton stalks. Illustration included.
Date: September 25, 1903
Creator: Rush, Andrew J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non Refillable Bottle

Description: Patent for a non refillable bottle. Illustration included.
Date: November 10, 1903
Creator: Carriker, Samuel M. & Miller, Lawrence M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed-Brace

Description: Patent for a bed-brace
Date: October 24, 1902
Creator: Howse, Claud A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap. Illustration included.
Date: March 29, 1906
Creator: Crowson, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

TELEPHONE SYSTEM.

Description: Patent for telephone system, which allows for locking the receiver hooks at all substations between two connected stations. It also allows for lines to be subdivided for the purpose of using more than one message at the same time.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Gorden, James H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in churning-machines by using a “pair of slotted crank-arms, which having pitman-rods adjustably connected thereto and to the upper portion of the churn-dasher, so that by adjusting the pitman-rods longitudinally of the crank-arms the vertical movement or throw of the dasher may be regulated at will.” (Lines 17-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Strickland, Orien S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog Carrier

Description: Patent for a hog carrier. This invention is arranged to handle, carry, and hanging of hogs at slaughter time. Illustration included.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Henderson, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad Crossing

Description: Patent for a railroad crossing. Illustration included.
Date: June 7, 1906
Creator: Baker, Horace A.; Crowson, J. J. & Crowson, Richard B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for a cotton press. This invention compresses and feeds cotton in a continuous spiral layer bat. The cotton goes to a revolving press of a cylindrical formation where they are compressed and condensed into a bale. Illustrations included.
Date: April 30, 1906
Creator: Baker, Horace A. & Crowson, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Band Tie

Description: Patent for a bale band tie. Illustration included.
Date: June 30, 1904
Creator: Robinson, Laurence B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flue Cutter and Expander

Description: Patent for a flue cutter and expander. Illustration included.
Date: March 20, 1905
Creator: Blevins, Samuel W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Colter-Clamp

Description: Patent for a colter clamp that may be fastened to a plow beam. Illustrations included.
Date: December 3, 1906
Creator: Allin, Joseph H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Straightener

Description: Patent for an axle straightener. Illustration included.
Date: September 27, 1907
Creator: Taylor, John Quincy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Exterminator

Description: Patent for insect exterminator. This invention is used for the extermination of boll weevils. Illustrations included.
Date: June 16, 1906
Creator: Nanny, Wiley Farest
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department