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Hat and Towel Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hat and towel holder. This design is "compris[ed of] a base-piece . . . having arms and a cylinder cast in one piece therewith, the arms and cylinder being arranged in a horizontal position near each end of the base-plate, and connected together at their outer ends by the vertical arm, and a plunger provided with the finger-piece having a coiled spring arranged in said cylinder, and adapted to bear against the base-plate to provide a support for the coat or towel" (lines 7-17).
Date: November 24, 1885
Creator: Mathews, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Latch.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate latch. This design consists "[i]n a gate-catch, the combination, with the gate and post of a cylinder having perforated lugs and removable heads, a locking-bolt, working in the cylinder and projecting above the plane of the gate, the said rod having a reduced portion or shoulder, a squared portion, and a right-angled locking foot, a spring arranged in the cylinder and secured at one end to the locking-bolt, and a horizontal catch-plate having beveled side edges and perforated lugs for securing the plate to the post" (lines 63-73).
Date: November 24, 1885
Creator: Mathews, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for an improved pipe wrench that has "a pair of fixed but reversible jaws, attached to the shank of the wrench on each side thereof, and a movable, hooked jaw pivoted between the heels of the fixed jaws" (lines 15-18).
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Smith, Jay & Gage, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn or Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the frame, the seed-tube secured therein, the box secured around the upper end of the seed-tube and having the upper beveled edge, the hopper having its lower end resting on the said beveled edge, and the straps secured to the hopper and the box" (lines 52-58).
Date: October 30, 1888
Creator: Womack, George Edwin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher and Splicer.

Description: Patent for "a wire-patcher by which the wire rails of fences may be spliced when broken and stretched when any slack occurs." (Lines 16-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 26, 1896
Creator: Massey, Joseph Borygard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nail Receptacle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nail receptacle. This design consists in "a carrying-frame having a cross-beam provided with a rack, in combination with a swinging receptacle journaled in the frame and having enlarged rear end normally resting against the beam to elevate the discharge end thereof, and a detaining bar or rod pivoted to the under side of and carried by the swinging receptacle, and having a projecting lip adapted to engage the rack and retain the receptacle in its adjusted position" (lines 38-48).
Date: November 23, 1886
Creator: Mathews, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus For Destroying Insects

Description: Patent for an apparatus for destroying boll weevils on cotton. Illustration included.
Date: November 14, 1903
Creator: Jones, Albert Lee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tension For Sewing Machines

Description: Patent for a tension for sewing machines. Illustration included.
Date: April 18, 1904
Creator: Watson, Joseph B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump

Description: Patent for a pump. Illustration included.
Date: March 17, 1900
Creator: Wilson, Frank Robertson & Mansell, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portrait of Boy

Description: Copy negative of a young boy who may be "Uncle Elmer" standing in front of a chair and blanket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wilburn Oatman, Sr.

Description: Photograph of Wilburn Oatman, Sr., outstanding civic leader and practicing lawyer from Llano, Texas in February 1937. He is wearing a suit and standing on a sidewalk.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Wilburn Oatman, Sr.

Description: Photograph of Wilburn Oatman, Sr., outstanding civic leader and practicing lawyer from Llano, Texas in February 1937. He is wearing a suit and standing on a sidewalk.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Wilburn Oatman, Sr.

Description: Photograph of Wilburn Oatman, Sr., outstanding civic leader and practicing lawyer from Llano, Texas in February 1937. He is wearing a suit and standing on a sidewalk.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Wilburn Oatman, Sr.

Description: Photograph of Wilburn Oatman, Sr., outstanding civic leader and practicing lawyer from Llano, Texas in February 1937. He is wearing a suit and standing on a sidewalk.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Llano 1894 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1894
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1900 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1900
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1921 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1910 Sheet 2

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

Llano 1921 Sheet 9

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1921 Sheet 6

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1921 Sheet 7

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1921 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1905 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Llano 1921 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Llano in Llano County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History