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Colter Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and useful colter attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 19, 1898
Creator: Haynes, Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Snap-Hook.

Description: Patent for a snap-hook for general use that can be used for attaching whips, ropes, and similar things to saddles and harnesses. It is composed of a flat metal plate with screw holes, a hook that is secured to the edge of the plate, and a screw.
Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Description: Patent for a sewing machine attachment "which can be used for the purpose of sharpening any instrument of small size - such as needles, scissors, knives, &c.;" (lines 11-13) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1891
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design is "for stretching and repairing wire, the combination of a main bar having a longitudinal slot, and having an upwardly-facing shoulder provided with a groove, a guide-block in the lower end of the slot, a shaft journaled in the sides of the slot and having a pinion within the slot and a ratchet handle at its outer end for revolving it, a spring pawl engaging the pinion, a cam-lever pivoted upon the upper end of the main bar and engaging the grooved shoulder with its cam end, [and] a rack-bar sliding in the lower end of the slot upon the guide-block" (lines 43-55).
Date: May 4, 1886
Creator: La Bauve, Odelon Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate.

Description: Patent for a crate which can be knocked down and folded, including illustrations. The crate is designed with novel features.
Date: April 24, 1906
Creator: La Bauve, Odelon Joseph.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Main Street Commercial Buildings]

Description: Photograph of the Main Street Commercial Buildings (located at Main Street) in Edna, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission