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Map of Jasper County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jasper County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. The southern portion of the county has been brought up to the bottom-left corner so as to fit easier on the page. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas in 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1918
Creator: Terrell, O. O.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Angelina River, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a white background and dark blue edging. The top of the patch has two flags facing away from each other. The first flag is blue and has "ARFD" written on it in yellow, while the other is a simplified version of the United States flag. Two golden banners besides these flags state "Pride" and "Honor." A red and black circle in the center is embroidered with "We Strive to Save.. Lives!" and an image of a devil holding a pitchfork. "You Light 'Em We Fight 'Em," "Angelina River," and "Jasper, Texas" are written in black along the edges of the patch. "Fire Dept" is written in two flared blue shapes emerging from the circle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Velocipede.

Description: Patent for a new and useful velocipede, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 16, 1900
Creator: Myers, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Log-Car Attachment.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in log-car attachments, and has for its object to provide, in connection with the bolsters or bunks thereof, adjustable pins or standards for engaging the lower tier of logs and preventing their escape." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Blow-Guns and Arrows.

Description: Patent for an improved design of the blow-gun and arrows consisting of the broader boar for the blow gun, an arrow fastening cord, and arrow-shafts with grooves. Illustrations included.
Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: White, Luther C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ox-Yoke Key.

Description: Patent for an ox-yoke key that holds the bows in place. The key makes movement easy because of a swinging plate. "By this arrangement the plate may be swung so as to move the key away from the bow, and so as to move it toward the same; and in operation of advancing and retracting the key, the plate swings in the manner described abode" (lines 20-25).
Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Log-Carrier.

Description: Patent for a log-carrier that improves on a patent previously granted to Robert E. Terry (No. 481,314). The adjusting lever is made to be more powerful so the log chains can be moved with less friction and will not slip from their guides. Ratchets and pawls prevent the tongue from moving.
Date: May 14, 1895
Creator: Carroll, Joseph Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swinging Gate.

Description: Patent for "a self closing swinging gate" (line 9) including illustrations.
Date: March 15, 1910
Creator: Perego, Joseph V. ; J. V. Perego
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keying Device for Cutter Heads

Description: Patent for a keying device for cutter heads. This invention is designed attaches cutter heads to rotate shafts to align the cutter head. Illustration included.
Date: May 26, 1911
Creator: Ash, William D. & Herndon, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed

Description: Patent for a single bed that can be converted into a double bed. Illustrations included.
Date: June 4, 1910
Creator: Lockhart, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department