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General Highway Map Hunt County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Hunt County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage betweem points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, state roadside parks, airline routes, and airfields. Map includes ten inset maps - Merit, Peniel, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Fairlie, Cash, Floyd, Kingston, Jardin, and Inset No. 3 - and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1940
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hunt Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hunt County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, surveys of land, and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of names and roads. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sash-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in sash holders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Morrow, Scott A. & Halcom, Jarret Conklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a fence-wire stretcher with an improved clamping device for holding the wire after it has already been drawn. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Sharpe, Thomas F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sorghum Boiler and Evaporator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boiler and evaporator for sorghum. This design consists in "[an] evaporating pan having the partition walls, the elbow-tubes pivoted in the lower edge of said partitions, and capable of being turned parallel to the bottom of said pan at any angle or perpendicular thereto, [a] copper coil laid in a serpentine groove, made in the bottom of said pan, one end passing through one end of said pan and connecting with a steam generator, and having a valve to regulate the flow of steam, the other end of said coil passing through the other end of said pan" (lines 83-94).
Date: February 16, 1886
Creator: Wynn, John Clinton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightener

Description: Patent for invented certain new and useful improvement in Wire-Tightener invention relates to an improvement in and it consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices, that will be more fully set here in after and particularly pointed out in the claim.
Date: January 22, 1889
Creator: Bulter, Constant, B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Gipson & Babb General Store]

Description: Front of Gipson & Babb Drugs & General Merchandise in Hunt County. Five men in western dress on front porch, one man on horseback. Hand made signs for ice cold drinks and one for long distance telephone.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to fence post design in which a base is added to hold the post upright while keeping it above ground to prevent deterioration from soil with illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windlass Elevator

Description: Patent for providing "an improved device... which is especially designed for use as a water-elevator for drawing a bucket out of a well and arranged so as to conveniently take up the slack cable and coil it upon the windlass-drum" (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Higson, Jasper S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Repairing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new, simple, and efficient axle repairing apparatus for "facilitating the repairing of worn axles without the removal of the wheels or the axles from the vehicle-body" (line 10 -12).
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Holder.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in bolt holders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Higdon, Jasper S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Valve for Compensating for Leakage in Train-Pipes.

Description: Patent for a new and useful feed valve "for compensating the loss by leakage of fluid in leaky train pipes in fluid-pressure brake systems" (line 8 - 10).
Date: March 29, 1898
Creator: Tipton, Commodore P. & Tipton, David B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing-Machine Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sewing machine brake to "prevent retrograde rotary movement of the shaft" (line 9 - 10).
Date: April 5, 1898
Creator: Weaver, John Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Display Stand for Doors

Description: Patent for display stand for doors.
Date: March 13, 1903
Creator: Raum, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed Slat Fastener and Brace

Description: Patent for a bed-slat fastener and brace. This bed-slat design is designed to "effectually prevent the distension of the side rails of the bed and will also strengthen and support the slats and prevent sagging or breakage" (line 9-12) illustration included.
Date: March 24, 1902
Creator: Shelton, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inhaler and Respirator

Description: Patent for a flame used inhaler and respirator. Illustration included.
Date: February 28, 1903
Creator: Swindell, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liquid Measure, of Greenville, Texas

Description: Patent for a liquid measure and filter. This invention is designed moving measured liquids from storage container to another. Illustration included.
Date: August 15, 1903
Creator: Story, Jim Tom
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay or Cotton Press

Description: Patent for a hay or cotton press. "The invention consists, broadly stated, in a press mounted on wheels, adapting it to be hauled along a windrow in position to receive hay picked up with a fork by a man walking on the windrow side of the press." (lines 10-14). Illustrations included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Elevator and Gin Feeder

Description: Patent for a cotton elevator and gin feeder. Illustration included.
Date: September 21, 1903
Creator: Sory, Benjamin D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pumps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Gardner, Felix G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway- Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in railway-rail Joints.
Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Mauldin, Doctor Chester
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Glass Holding Attachment for Bottles

Description: Patent for a device that holds a glass while hanging from a bottle. Illustration included.
Date: August 26, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, William King
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail Crane

Description: Patent for a mail crane. This invention is designed for the delivering sacks of mail to passing trains. Illustration included.
Date: December 16, 1907
Creator: Hagmann, Charles C. & Fitzpatrick, Jacob C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department