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Dimmit County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Dimmit County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and ink to denote the addition of lakes, crossings, and roads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1917
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Wicker, G. T.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oral History Interview with David Ojeda, July 9, 2015

Description: Interview with David Ojeda, a civil rights activist from Carrizo Springs, Texas. In the interview, Ojeda discusses his childhood, experiences with segregation, becoming involved with civil rights organizations, the Chicano Movement, and Raza Unida.
Date: July 9, 2015
Creator: Ojeda, David; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Vehicle Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vehicle wheel. This design "consists of a hub formed of a tube provided with an annular shoulder, and having its outer end threaded, on which threaded end a nut is screwed, between the wider inner end of which the nut and the shoulder of the tube the inner ends of the spokes are clamped, cushion bands and rings and metal bands and rings being interposed between the ends and sides of the spokes and the tube, its shoulder, and the inner end of the nut" (lines 11-20).
Date: September 26, 1882
Creator: Drauly, Charles.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shutter Attachment.

Description: Patent for a shutter attachment to hold the slats in place in a variety of different positions and prevent them from rattling.
Date: September 29, 1908
Creator: McCaleb, John Lafayette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin-Holder.

Description: Patent for a coin holder, which holds a set of coins worth a specific amount.
Date: May 9, 1911
Creator: Vandervoort, Freegift
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas (Dimmit County) Catarina Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Catarina, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, ranches, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1958
Creator: Rehberg, A. & Bothe, R. C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: Velenzuela Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Velenzuela Creek in Texas, showing towns, roads and highways, borders between counties, water bodies, water tanks, ranches and farms, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1958
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: San Lorenzo Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of the San Lorenzo Quadrangle, showing roads and highways, water bodies, the border between Dimmit County and Webb County, ranches and farms, water tanks, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1940
Creator: Rehberg, A., Jr. & Greene, A. K.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Botella Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Botella Creek, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, water tanks, boundaries, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1957
Creator: Kenda, P. & Rehberg, A., Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library