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Fruit-Jar And Can Opener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fruit jar and can opener, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 28, 1898
Creator: Schairer, John Jacob
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

El Paso Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing blocks of land, creeks, lakes, rivers, and original land grants or surveys. No scale information is given.
Date: 1894
Creator: Canda, C. J.; Drake, S. J. & Strauss, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

El Paso Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, townships, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the addition of a creek and Monument Number 7. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of T. and B Rr. Surv on El Paso Co. Tex.

Description: Survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing the land of the T. & B Railroad Company. The map includes blocks of land, plat numbers, and two unidentified lines (either creeks, roads, or railroads). Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1884
Creator: Combs, Paul M. & Kuechler, Jacob
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lock for Firearms

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in locks for firearms. This invention is to "provide a simple and effective lock mechanism for a firearm" (line 15-17).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Oritciiett, James Clyde
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soldering-Machine

Description: Patent for soldering machine "for uniting by soldering these connections or joints of the printing strips, although the machine is not limited to this purpose, for, as will be obvious, it is adapted for application in the soldering of various kinds of work" (lines 32-37) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Crane, Walter E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lifting-Jack.

Description: Patent for a simple, strong, and inexpensive lifting-jack used in railroads, mills, and similar things that is "capable of manipulation by a single operator and adapted to elevate loads to various heights according to the size of the structure and support the same at the desired elevation" (lines 12-16).
Date: September 11, 1894
Creator: Foix, Louis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill Tower

Description: Patent for a windmill tower. Illustrations included.
Date: June 22, 1907
Creator: Eubank, Josephus H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Clamp or Grip

Description: Patent for a wire clamp or grip. Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1907
Creator: Eubank, Josephus H. & Merchant, W. B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and safe car-coupling that will not accidentally uncouple, and can uncouple without the operator stepping between the cars. It "consists principally of a knuckle pivoted in the drawhead and provided with cam surfaces, and an arm mounted to swing and adapted to engage the said cam surfaces to open and close the knuckle" (lines 14-18). The coupling can also couple cars of different heights.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Schairer, John Jacob
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: El Paso CCD, Texas, Index

Description: Index map for El Paso Census County Division, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:60,094.
Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[El Paso, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the El Paso, Texas fire department. The patch is shaped like a firefighter's cross and has a blue background with silver edging. "El Paso Fire Dept." is written in yellow along the top and bottom edges of the patch. The left point of the cross bears the yellow and silver image of a fire hydrant. The right point features a cross ladder and pike. The center of the cross features a scene wherein Spaniards are meeting with a Native American.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas