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Thimble.

Description: Patent for an improved design of thimble which includes a needle-threader and a thread-cutter that can be used without removal of the thimble from the finger through the design of metal cone shapes as part of the thimble's design.
Date: November 21, 1905
Creator: Huntington, Spencer Hinsdale
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee Hive.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bee hive. This design consists of "the combination, with the removable section, having the right-angled slots and the comb-frames of the securing-bar" (lines 95-98).
Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Norwood, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).
Date: October 22, 1889
Creator: MacDonald, Peter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improved washing machine "in which is employed a rotary agitator or dasher with blades, and it has for its objects among others to provide an improved construction whereby better results are attained, the construction simplified and made cheaper, less liable to become inoperative or injured and easier to operate" (lines 16-22). It has a cover with a hinged lid.
Date: April 4, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Albert Grant
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improvement in the vertical wheel of windmills including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1889
Creator: Dietert, Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Internal-Combustion Engine

Description: Patent for an improved internal combustion engine. Among the improvements, it allows "compounding the expansion effect to obtain the highest possible efficiency." ( lines 11-13)
Date: January 16, 1912
Creator: Pearson, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surgical Instrument.

Description: Patent for a tonsilotome/enucleator for cutting the tonsils out during a tonsillectomy without injuring the pillars.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Combs, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Mover

Description: Patent for a car mover designed to move train cars along the tracks and sidings. Illustrations included.
Date: June 30, 1908
Creator: Peek, Joseph S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Destroyer.

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer specifically for use in removing boll weevils from cotton plants by shaking them off the plants and sucking them up with suction tubes which deliver them to a crushing mechanism.
Date: February 18, 1908
Creator: Peek, Joseph S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kerrville 1898 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1898
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1916 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1898 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1898
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1910 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1916 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1916 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1904 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1910 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1904 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kerrville 1916 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History