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Johnson Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Johnson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:166,667] (5000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for "an improved wheel-cultivator, which shall be so constructed that it may be readily adjusted for use in marking the ground, covering the seed, and cultivating the plants." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1876
Creator: Riddle, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a single story house. In the picture there is a man and a woman standing on the front porch wearing formal clothing. The house has a single front door with a single window on each side of the door. On the roof a long chimney is visible. In the background other houses are partially visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Feriba Harp]

Description: Photograph of Feriba O'Rear Harp, an elderly woman dressed in austere clothing that features a giant lace collar. According to handwritten information on the back of the photo, she lived from 1815-1890. She was the wife of Seaborn Harp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by employing moldboards on both left and right side of the plow; with a shoe or land slide fixed to the plow-beam extension. Then use a V-clamp to secure the plow-handles and a bracket to secure the moldboards and plow-point. This construction will allow free movement of the plow-point and moldboard up and down or vertically without lifting the shoe from the furrow. Illustration is included.
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvement in plows by first connecting a furrow-shoe to the moldboard, and second, by provide means for operating the plow-point to make a deep or shallow furrow and for raising and lowering covering-plows simultaneously when the plow is in operation. (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Planter

Description: Patent for "a planter-carriage frame adapted to carry a cotton-seed hopper having novel and peculiar means for feeding the cotton-seed in planting the same, so that the same frams may be employed for both hopper without alteration of either hopper or frame" (lines 11-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail Bag Catchers and Deliverer

Description: Patent for a mail bag catcher and deliverer. This invention is designed for the retrieval and delivery of mailbags by passing trains. Illustration included.
Date: November 7, 1907
Creator: Anderson, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant Trap

Description: Patent for an ant trap. Illustration included.
Date: March 26, 1909
Creator: Mercer, John W.; Hasha, W. C. & Estes, W. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Davenport, Robert L. & Rast, Felix Q.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Hunter, Victor E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 20, 1899
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department