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Map of Midland County, Texas

Description: Blueline format format of survey map of Midland County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Canda, Charles J.; Drake, Simeon J.; Strauss, William & Stackemann, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Midland County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Midland County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, townships, cities, towns, routes and trails, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1904
Creator: Russell, F. D.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a horse and wagon decorated as a parade float with flowers and American flags. One young boy is riding the horse, and four people of various ages are sitting in the wagon under umbrellas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Miller
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Fire Truck by Airplane]

Description: Photograph of a fire truck parked in front of a Douglas DC-4 operated by Transocean Air Line, at the Midland Air Terminal. Several men stand around the fire truck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

Pencil-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new pencil-holder that is "a light, efficient and convenient pencil-holder capable of reliably securing the pencil to which it is attached within the pocket, thereby holding the same in readiness for use." (Lines 14-17) Illustration included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Hogg, George, Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Double Acting Cylinder Pump

Description: Patent for double acting cylinder pumps capable of continuous operation and a continuous stream of water, including illustration.
Date: October 15, 1901
Creator: Arnold, Henry B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pencil-Holder.

Description: Patent for a device to secure a pencil within the breast-pocket, including description and illustrations.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Hogg, George, Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Button for Billiard Counters.

Description: Patent for a new and improved button for billiard counters. This design "ha[s] the transverse opening and passage extending therefrom to the periphery thereof and communicating with said opening and the longitudinal hole in close proximity to the transverse opening, and the pin adapted to engage said hole, whereby the button is removably secured to a wire" (lines 83-90).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: De Vitt, Phillip Melvin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for "a washing-machine which will rapidly wash clothes of coarse or fine texture without injury thereto. This object I accomplish by my improved washing-machine, which consists, essentially, of a cylindrical body, a flexible and adjustable wash-board in the lower half thereof, and a corrugated drum rotating in the body above the wash-board" (lines 9-16).
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Baugh, Reuben P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Case.

Description: Patent for a "music case or holder for carrying, protecting, and using sheet-music, and is so constructed that by its use the music is not rolled nor creased, is held in place, and it is not necessary to take the music from the case when it is to be used." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 22, 1895
Creator: Ray, Theodore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Marion Flynt With a Horse]

Description: Photograph of Marion Flynt with a horse, and his foot rested on a fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Marion Flynt Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Marion Flynt Ranch, which includes several buildings and a large field.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboys Around a Campfire]

Description: Photograph of two men and two women around what appears to be a campfire in a parking lot.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men Branding a Cow]

Description: Photograph of several men branding a cow in a fenced area. The photo appears to be double exposed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Marion Flynt Roping a Calf]

Description: Photograph of Marion Flynt on a horse, trying to rope a calf during an event.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Landscape at Marion Flynt Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a herd of horses on the Marion Flynt ranch. A line of trees and hills can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Marion Flynt on a Horse]

Description: Photograph of Marion Flynt on a horse. A wooden water tower or windmill can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men Branding a Horse]

Description: Photograph of several men branding a horse in a fenced area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men Roping a Horse]

Description: Photograph of four men roping a horse. Several other men sit on a red fence to watch.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Marion Flynt Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of Marion Flynt and two others branding a cow. Other men and cows can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Double-Acting Cylinder-Pump.

Description: Patent for improvements in double-acting cylinder-pumps by making “the cages and check-valves detachable from the piston-cylinder without removing or disturbing either the casing or piston-cylinder and can be replaced in the same manner.” (Lines 18-22) Illustration in included.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Arnold, Henry B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Midland in 1884]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in 1884 Midland, Texas. There are men on horse-drawn wagons in the photograph as well as multiple store fronts on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Midland, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Midland, Texas fire department with a black background and yellow edging. "Midland Fire Dept." is written in red across the top and bottom of the circular patch. A Florian Cross with yellow borders appears in the center and contains the image of a fire hydrant, a ladder, and the initials "F.D."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas