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Hale Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hale County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1900
Creator: Twichell, W. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hale County

Description: Survey map of Hale County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: May 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Grass-Burning Device.

Description: Patent for improvements in grass burning devices in which “the grass may be safely burned on the prairies and the fire kept from spreading.” (Lines 16-18) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Slaughter, George M. & Christian, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Traction-Engine

Description: Patent for a traction engine with more power in the driving shaft and reduced wasted space in the design.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Cox, Oscar McGruder
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Current-Motor.

Description: Patent for a current motor, which allows a smaller amount of water to be used to generate power for factories, irrigation equipment, and pumping devices.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Brewer, Alden R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hale County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Hale County, Texas. The center of Hale County is marked on map. The North Fork of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River is also shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Cow-Yoke.

Description: Patent for a cow-yoke "comprising a yoke formed in sections pivoted one to the other" with spurs included (inwardly) at the ends of these pivoted sections to "prevent the animal from poking his head through a wire fence".
Date: August 19, 1913
Creator: Parker, Abbot S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milo-Maize and Kafir Corn Header

Description: Patent for a corn header that uses vertically adjustable heading devices that allows for some flexibility of the heading device with one of the ground wheels of the machine.
Date: April 8, 1913
Creator: Jackson, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn Harvesting Machine

Description: Patent for a corn harvesting machine. "This invention relates to corn-harvesting machines of that class which are provided with cutting apparatus for severing stalks, with carrying apparatus for conveying the stalks in a standing or upright position to the point of discharge, with binding apparatus for tying the stalks into bundles" (lines 8-14). Illustration included.
Date: October 23, 1906
Creator: Tilson, William Henderson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abernathy 1925 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Abernathy in Hale County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 50 Feet to an Inch
Date: August 1925
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Abernathy 1925 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Abernathy in Hale County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 50 Feet to an Inch
Date: August 1925
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History