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Map of Mason County.

Description: Cadastral map of Mason County, Texas, showing land property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: 1859
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mason County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mason County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of tributaries off of Llano River. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom & Hedick, J. D.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Four Boys]

Description: Portrait of four unidentified boys of different ages. All four are wearing suits. The oldest boy is seated, and the other three are standing behind him. The photograph is matted, and "N. Ankenman, Mason, Texas" is printed at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Creator: N. Ankenman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Capitol Marble & Granite Company Inc. Quarry]

Description: Photograph of a Capitol Marble & Granite Company Inc. quarry in Mason County, Texas. A sign stands in front of a gate, through which a dirt road passes by piles of rocks and a radio tower.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Roadsign for Mason County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a sign that states "Welcome to Mason County." The sign is standing inside of a barbed wire fence to the right of a road. A pickup truck moves down the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Industrial Buildings and Equipment of Mason Feeders Inc]

Description: Photograph of industrial buildings and equipment behind two rows of barbed wire fences. A long tank printed with the words "Mason Feeders, Inc" is fenced off to the right. A crane rises above this tank and toward the main building, which is topped with chutes and a silo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Mason Feeders Inc Building and Equipment]

Description: Photograph of Mason Feeders Inc buildings and equipment. A sign and mailbox for Mason Feeders Inc stands at the lower left of the photo. Above it, a long tank with the company's name sits in a fence. Crumpled metal is visible behind it. To the right, a pickup truck is parked near a crane and piles of earth. To the upper right stands a building comprised of several silos and chutes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Pigs in Pens Near Feeders]

Description: Photograph of pigs running through rows of parallel pens towards cylindrical feeders.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Mason Feeders Inc Building and Equipment]

Description: Photograph of Mason Feeders Inc buildings and equipment. A sign and mailbox for Mason Feeders Inc stands at the lower left of the photo. Above it, a long tank with the company's name sits in a fence. Crumpled metal is visible behind it. To the right, a pickup truck is parked near a crane and piles of earth. To the upper right stands a building comprised of several silos and chutes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Mason Feeders Inc Building and Equipment]

Description: Photograph of the Mason Feeders Inc factory. The building itself is comprised of chutes and silos. To the left below it sits a pile of scrap metal. To the right, a tank bearing the company's name sits within a fence, and a crane rises from behind it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Industrial Buildings and Equipment of Mason Feeders Inc]

Description: Photograph of industrial buildings and equipment behind two rows of barbed wire fences. A long tank printed with the words "Mason Feeders, Inc" is fenced off to the right. A crane rises above this tank and toward the main building, which is topped with chutes and a silo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Refrigerator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful refrigerator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Stewart, Burgess Modrel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue-Support for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a tongue-support for the tongues of vehicles that "provide an exceedingly simple and effective catch or holder for holding the support up against the under side of the tongue" (lines 18-21), including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Ashby, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stump-Puller

Description: Patent "to improve the construction of stump-pullers and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one which will possess great strength and durability and which ma be readily operated with a minimum amount of power" (lines 10-15).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Bethel, Ion Maywood
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Self Locking Door For Cotton Presses

Description: Patent for a self-locking door clamp for cotton presses, including illustrations.
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Westbrook, John Alburt
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Camp-Stoves.

Description: Patent for "an improved stove for camp and other uses, that may be reduced to small and compact size for transportation and readily put up for use." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 21, 1878
Creator: Vollbrecht, Louis P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition of Matter.

Description: Patent for a compound with waterproof and flame-retardant properties in its use as a roofing paint.
Date: April 2, 1895
Creator: Freeze, John A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design has for its object, "first, to provide a gate that the rider or driver can open or shut without dismounting; second, one that cannot be left accidentally open, so as to admit stock to pass through an inclosure; and third, one that the vehicle or horse[-rider] passes over, and one that the wind does not affect" (lines 11-17).
Date: December 16, 1884
Creator: Cowan, Elias
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for "a pump that is simple, durable, and efiicient, which can be manufactured at a comparatively small cost, and which can be readily cleaned and repaired. It consists, preferably, in a double-cylinder pump that is adapted to operate by a direct lift without a valve in the plunger" (lines 8-15).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Tom, Joseph C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and effective pump that can be easily cleaned, but stays relatively clean.
Date: April 10, 1894
Creator: Tom, Joseph C. & Tom Edward A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reversible Gutter.

Description: Patent for a simple and durable reversible gutter for houses and other buildings that can be easily cleaned and painted.
Date: April 23, 1895
Creator: Freeze, John Andy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Canopy Support

Description: Patent for a canopy support. Illustration included.
Date: May 6, 1904
Creator: Raines, Henry & Gooch, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department