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Fisher County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Fisher County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fisher County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Fisher County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bed - Slat.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in bed-slates to provide a strong brace.
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Pickett, Mollie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Saw-Sets.

Description: Patent for a simply constructed device for setting the teeth of saws. Includes illustrations and descriptions of its parts and usage.
Date: January 3, 1871
Creator: Harris, Henry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn-Power.

Description: Patent for improvements in churn-power by using a combination of “a vertical support [piece], an operating-lever pivoted thereto, a dasher-shaft, a horizontal bar connected to the said lever, and a cord secured at its ends to the said bar and wrapped between its ends around the dasher-shaft. All these parts combined to enable the churn to operate as described.” (Lines 55-61) Illustration is included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Reese, Roswell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Portrait of Mondal R. Amons in his Marines Uniform]

Description: Portrait of Mondal R. (Corky) Amons wearing his Marines uniform. The text at the bottom of the photo describes his rank and role in the military: "Co. A. 1st. Tank Battalion 1st. Marine Div. F M. F." Below that is a description of his birth and death: "Born Fisher County Dec. 6, 1929 - Killed Oct. 17, 1951 in Korea."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Stalk-Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter designed to be an attachment for plows. Illustrations included.
Date: March 27, 1912
Creator: Feagan, James Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed Attachment.

Description: Patent for new bed design for invalids, containing a bedpan attached in the center of the bed. The bedpan is connected to a pipe, allowing the waste to be flushed away, just like any other toilet.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Smith, Nan Elma
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Man By House

Description: Copy negative of J Frank Cummings standing outside a house. He is wearing a shirt, tie and slacks. Behind him is a house with a porch and a single window on one of the sides.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Field and Farmhouse

Description: Copy negative of Alex Davis' house in Roby, Texas. There are trees on both sides of the house. There are several people sitting on the porch and there is a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1255

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether Fisher County may hold a special election in accordance with Article 2688e, Vernon's Civil Statutes, to abolish the ex officio county school superintendent and county school board in the regular election year of the county judge.
Date: February 8, 1962
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Field and Farmhouse

Description: Copy negative of Alex Davis' house in Roby, Texas. There are trees on both sides of the house. There are several people sitting on the porch and there is a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Barn; Man Holding Sheep

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. The first is of 4 members of the Robinson family - Jim, Joe, John, and Boss - standing next to a barn wearing work boots, jeans, and hats. The second is of John Robinson holding a sheep. A barn and wagon loaded with hay can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girl on Donkey

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. In the image on the left is Galen Davis Orr as a young girl riding a donkey. She is wearing a dress and bow in her hair. In the image on the right is Audie Cornelia Davis as a young girl in a dress and bow in her hair. She is standing on a porch with a doll in a stroller.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fisher County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Fisher County, Texas. The center of Fisher County is marked on map. The Double Mountain Fork, Main Elm Fork and South Elm Fork of the Brazos River are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 27, 1879
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Destroyed Well

Description: Photograph of a destroyed oil well near Hobbs, Texas. The well was destroyed when a 2,000 foot drill pipe was blown 500 feet into the air by an underground air pocket.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Hamlin 1908 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Hamlin in Fisher County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1908
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History