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Mills Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mills County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1906
Creator: Clark, S. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mullin Independent School District, July 2006

Description: Report reviewing the management and performance of the Mullin Independent School District's (MISD's) education, financial, and operational functions.
Date: August 2, 2006
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Angora Goats on Pig Foot Ranch

Description: Photograph of a herd of Angora goats walking down a grassy hill towards a dirt road. Some of the goats have large horns.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire stretcher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 27, 1899
Creator: Yankee, Elmer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spike.

Description: Patent for a railroad spike "which can be used in soft-wood ties." (lines 15-16) including description and illustrations.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Teele, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Post Hole Auger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved post-hole auger. This design "is adapted to be attached to a cart or wagon and moved from place to place thereon in line with the proposed operating fence and operated to bore post-holes without the necessity of detaching it from the wagon, whereby the machine may be readily transported and arranged in position for use" (lines 14-20). It consists, "with a wagon having brackets secured to one side thereof, of a vertically-sliding frame moving within said brackets and carrying an earth-auger and gearing for actuating said auger" (lines 14-18).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle Bit.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bridle bit. This design "consist[s] of curb-plates provided with the mouth-bar and having the upper ends provided with slots and the lower ends formed with longitudinal slots, and the cheek-plates loosely fitted to the outer ends of the mouth-bar and having their opposite ends formed with openings for the attachment of the head-stall and reins" (lines 72-79).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Allen, John Hudson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Bed-Bottom.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable spring bet bottom that consists of a frame, slats, separate inverted cone-shaped coiled springs that sit on the slats and that loop together at the tops, clamps that hold the springs onto the slats, and hooks that hold the upper coils to the frame.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Coiling Machine.

Description: Patent for a wire-coiling machine that improves on a previous patent (No. 296,806), that was granted to Wildermuth. The improvement allows for either left- or right-handed use, by making the crank movable to either side and by "providing the upper end of the post at opposite sides with stationary cutter blades and a single movable cutter adapted to be shifted for operation with either one of the said fixed cutters" (lines 28-32).
Date: October 9, 1894
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Support for Buggy-Tops.

Description: Patent for support for Buggy-Tops is the patent that describes about new technique of planting a crops with
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Brown, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an improved version of a certain type of axel skein or spindle holder (the kind in which a spindle with a box or housing rigidly holds a tapered axle.) This patent claims to be an improvement by “simple and inexpensive construction and in which the connections are such that the parts can be conveniently joined or separated and when joined produce a strong and durable combination” (lines 14-21).
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Brake

Description: Patent for a car brake. This is an invention for a brake on railroad cars.
Date: July 18, 1903
Creator: Brown, Herbert Eddes
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Egg Preserving Compound

Description: Patent for a egg preserving compound. This invention consists of an air-excluding coating to prevent deterioration for an indefinite period.
Date: August 21, 1903
Creator: Brown, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improvement in cultivators. This invention is designed to vary the distance between the cultivator-beams. Illustration included.
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Eddy, William Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mills County, state of Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Mills County, Texas property boundaries, land patents, landowners, towns, and plat numbers. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: 1888
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mills Co.

Description: Map shows shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1907
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mills Co.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1906
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Goldthwaite 1915 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1915
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Goldthwaite 1909 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Goldthwaite 1894 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills 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

Goldthwaite 1909 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Goldthwaite 1915 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1915
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Goldthwaite 1909 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Goldthwaite in Mills County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Goldthwaite 1898 Sheet 2

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